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Minnesota Timberwolves president David Kahn is pouring cold water on the seemingly endless speculation surrounding the team's interest in Los Angeles Lakers big man Pau Gasol.Upvote Share Tweet
Howard shuns FT pointers; Kobe sees rootESPN.com Dec 7, 2012Though Dwight Howard is shooting 46.9 percent from the foul line this season, the Lakers center said he's had enough of people giving him advice.Upvote Share TweetIn a week, the Phoenix Suns have gone from a "sure, they're going to entertain; give 'em a chance"-styled upstart to a disappointing batch of coconuts that has lost five straight in a run that seems more in line with the pessimistic win totals…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Dec 7, 2012Yesterday was an off day in Oklahoma City for the Lakers, so to bring the scuffling 9-10 team together, they had a boys' night out at the theater. On the program: Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. The ancipation led Pau Gasol to offer perhaps the best and mos…Upvote Share Tweet
Should Phoenix Suns fans request a refund after being guaranteed satisfaction?Last Friday, Kelly Dwyer hipped you to the Phoenix Suns' plans to issue their fans refunds if they did not have a satisfactory amount of fun at one of their games. It was a bold move, and also a smart one - the Suns received lots of press via the internUpvote Share Tweet
LeBron James has a late night workout after another Miami Heat loss, admits the Knicks ‘kicked our ass’You might recall a Miami Heat win over the Los Angeles Lakers from back in March of 2011, one that saw Kobe Bryant decide to take to an impromptu postgame shooting session in full view of reporters after a poor performance in that game's fourth quarter.…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 7, 2012O.J. Mayo scored 23 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 35 seconds to go, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat Phoenix 97-94 on Thursday night, the Suns' fifth loss in a row.Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors Hand Nets Their Third Straight LossDec 7David Lee and Stephen Curry combine for 58 points in Warriors' 109-102 win over Nets.
Lakers-Thunder PreviewDec 7Stephen A. Smith breaks down the top storylines for Friday night's matchup between the Lakers and Thunder.
Highlight Of The NightDec 7Kevin Durant scores 36 as Thunder hold off Lakers, 114-108.
Westbrook Lift OffDec 7Russell Westbrook soars past Dwight Howard for the slam.
The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picksDec 7Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.