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Celtics forward Kevin Garnett became only the 16th player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points during Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 7, 2013Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol is expected to be out a minimum of six to eight weeks with a tear in the plantar fascia of his right foot, the team announced.Upvote Share Tweet
Chandler Parsons Wants The World To Know That Blake Griffin, Ball Tapper, Tapped His Balls Last Monthdeadspin.com Updated Feb 7, 2013The video above is from several weeks ago, when the Clippers played the Rockets in Houston, but it only now came to our attention because Chandler Parsons just tweeted it in our direction so we would see it: More »Upvote Share Tweet
Watch the Creation of a Massive Blake Griffin Mural in Downtown L.A.Over the course of a few days in January, a massive Blake Griffin Red Bull mural was raised in downtown L.A. just a short distance from the Staples Center. The mural is located at the corner of Olympic & Figueroa, and was hand-painted by a group of …Upvote Share TweetThis won’t come as a surprise but the Clippers without Chris Paul are a fine, if unspectacular Western Conference team. They’d make the playoffs but likely be bounced early without him - an exit befitting the team that lost to Toronto by 25, not theUpvote Share Tweet
Dwight Howard Fires Back at Kobe Bryant: “He’s Not a Doctor”ESPN got in front of Dwight Howard today after Lakers shootaround to ask him about Kobe Bryant‘s comments implying that Dwight needs to suck it up and play through his shoulder pain. Not surprisingly, Dwight’s not amused: The comments from Steve NashUpvote Share Tweet
Million Dollar Ballers “Goggles” CollectionAfter hitting gold with their last couple of collections, Million Dollar Ballers might’ve outdone themselves again. Their latest collection honors the greatest frontcourt ever to strap on goggles: the Lakers’ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Worthy and KurtUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 7, 2013Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder throttled the travel-weary Golden State Warriors 119-98 Wednesday night to win consecutive games for the first time in nearly three weeks.Upvote Share Tweet
Thunderstorm WarningCNNSI.com Updated Feb 7, 2013The Thunder easily took down the Warriors 119-98 on Wednesday. The scary thing is Oklahoma City was sloppy, yet still rolled past an elite Western team, writes Rob Mahoney.Upvote Share Tweet
Garnett Reaches 25,000 Points In Celtics' WinFeb 7Celtics win sixth straight.
Rapid Fire with Dwane CaseyFeb 7Raptors head coach Dwane Casey on who will win the NBA title, who the league's best point guard is, and whether the Celtics and Lakers can contend with their current rosters.
The New Bad Boys?Feb 7Are the Pacers the new Bad Boys? And why they may be uniquely suited for beating the Heat in the playoffs. David Thorpe and Henry Abbott discuss.
Howard: Kobe's Not A DoctorFeb 7Dwight Howard and Steve Nash discuss Kobe Bryant's comments urging Howard to play through pain.
Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…Feb 7The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.
Ian Thomsen: For Chris Paul and the Clippers, it's title or bustFeb 7Chris Paul is a 27-year-old star with several prime years ahead of him. So why is he driving his Clippers as if he and they are running out of time?