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LeBron James scored 30 points in another efficient performance, Dwyane Wade scored 20 and the Miami Heat dominated the middle two quarters on the way to an easy 111-89 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.
Thunder ride gigantic 3rd to pounding of SunsUpdated Feb 8 Share TweetKevin Durant scored 21 points, Thabo Sefolosha had a season-high 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder rode a gigantic third-quarter run to a 127-96 victory Friday night over the Phoenix Suns.Share TweetKobe Bryant shrugged off a scoreless first half to finish with 20 points, eight assists and seven rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers overcome a 20-point second-half deficit to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 100-93 Friday night.Share TweetAfter visiting the Timberwolves on Friday, the Knicks are scheduled to play the Clippers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. But weather and travel problems could intervene.Source: nytimes.com
Eric Gordon is sending the Hornets mixed signals once againUpdated Feb 8 Share TweetLast July, New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon became a restricted free agent and promptly did everything in his power to convince the team not to match a four-year max offer from the Phoenix Suns. In Gordon's view, the Hornets disrespected h…Share TweetMiami Heat center Chris Bosh and guard Ray Allen missed Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with the flu.Share TweetThe Los Angeles Clippers are getting healthier. The Miami Heat are fighting the flu.
Section 15: Love for the LakersUpdated Feb 8 Share TweetThe Lakers' visit to Barclays Center gave young Eric Sawnders-McGuire a chance to see his favorite player, Kobe Bryant.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetIt’s all great news for the Boston Celtics these days! To start, the team has won six in a row and has just about established that they’ll make this year’s playoff bracket. The team humiliated the very much humiliating Los Angeles Lakers in front ofShare TweetWith the clock winding down to the eight-minute mark of the second quarter and the Boston Celtics already holding an eight-point lead over the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Garnett cut across the paint to the right mid-post, received an entry pass from Lean…
Bizarro World Laker Bros Have The SadfaceUpdated Feb 8 Share TweetThe Celtics flew past the Lakers in last night's early national broadcast to the tune of a 116-95 score. It was an offensive explosion unseen from Boston until now, and it left some New England Lakers fans grasping for hope (or perhaps their sunglasses)…Source: deadspin.com
Boston Beats Down The Lakers; Denver’s Torrid Shooting Torches ChicagoUpdated Feb 8 Share TweetWhen will the Lakers’ “new” season start exactly? And did Boston’s begin once Rajon Rondo was lost for the year? These are things we think about after Thursday’s second-half power surge by Boston shut off the lights on the Lakers, 116-95, now foSource: dimemag.com
Big Ticket's Show: Garnett isn't Russell, and Howard isn't Chamberla…Updated Feb 8 Share TweetGarnett isn't Russell, and Howard isn't Chamberlain. And yet, in the Celtics' 116-95 beating of the Lakers, the 2 echoed past showdowns of the NBA's best rivalry, says Ian Thomsen.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe NBA loves its stars (and so do we), but often, it's the bit players who are just as essential in defining a team's identity. Whether it's a high-p...Source: grantland.com
Heat Burn Clippers, 111-89Feb 8LeBron James leads Heat to huge win against Clippers.
Lakers Rally To Top Bobcats, 100-93Feb 8Lakers overcome 20-point deficit to beat Bobcats.
Is Kobe To Blame For Lakers' Loss?Feb 8Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate who was responsible for the Lakers' loss to the Celtics on Thursday night.
Grizzlies Claw Past Warriors, 99-93Feb 8Grizzlies win 19th home game.
NBA -- Miami Heat's LeBron James continues his red-hot shooting streakFeb 8Brian Windhorst: Is there any end in sight for LeBron's red-hot shooting streak?
Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, may sit Friday v…Feb 8Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Ray Allen missed the Heat's morning shootaround with the flu, and each could sit out Friday night's big game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, will sit vs. Los Angeles Clip…Feb 8Miami Heat center Chris Bosh and guard Ray Allen will miss Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with the flu.
Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, sit vs. Los Angeles Clippers;…Feb 8Miami Heat center Chris Bosh and guard Ray Allen missed Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with the flu.