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Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo sat out Saturday night's game against the Golden State Warriors because of a bruised right thigh and hip.Upvote Share TweetMinnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio is a late scratch against the Phoenix Suns because of back spasms.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 29, 2012MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Brandon Roy is considering retirement again after being unable to shake the knee issues that have plagued him in recent years.Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Paul Keeps The Clippers’ Streak Alive; The Heat Lose A Head-Scratcher In Detroitdimemag.com Updated Dec 29, 2012Chris Paul wasn’t about to let his team lose its 15-game win streak, not like that. So in Utah on Friday night, down 19 points halfway through the third quarter, CP3 broke out the defibrillator and shocked life back into the Clippers. Why’s that impreUpvote Share TweetDavid Lee had 25 points and 12 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors held off a late charge in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 96-89 on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Howard powers surging Lakers past BlazersDwight Howard had 21 points and 14 rebounds, Kobe Bryant scored 27 points and the Los Angeles Lakers never trailed in their sixth win in seven games, 104-87 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.Upvote Share TweetJames Johnson made a 3-pointer at the buzzer Friday night, lifting the Sacramento Kings to a 106-105 victory over the New York Knicks after blowing an early 27-point lead.Upvote Share TweetJamaal Wilkes' jersey was retired by the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, putting the smooth forward known as "Silk" in company with the franchise's Hall of Fame stars.Upvote Share TweetChris Paul scored 29 points and the Clippers rallied from a 19-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Jazz 116-114 on Friday night, stretching their winning streak to 16 games.Upvote Share Tweet