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L.A. Is A New Team With Chris Paul; Boston’s Win Streak Is Over
Most nights when the home team gets run out of the gym, the arena is unusually quiet. Not last night in Philly. While the Clippers were busy laying a 17-point beatdown on the Sixers, the crowd was halfway in-between incensed and amazed. It really began …Upvote Share Tweet
Blake Griffin Switches Hands Mid-Dunkdeadspin.com Updated Feb 11, 2013This is reminiscent of (but not nearly as pretty as) Michael Jordan switching hands in Game 2 of the 1991 Finals against the Lakers. It's not as fluid and obvious as Jordan, but that same hesitation is there and, anyway, Griffin's game has never been ab…Upvote Share Tweet
Clippers close out road trip with rout of SixersChris Paul had 21 points and 11 assists, Blake Griffin scored 20 points and the Los Angeles Clippers cruised to a 107-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.Upvote Share TweetDwight Howard said he intends to play in this weekend's All-Star Game as long as he doesn't aggravate the torn labrum in his right shoulder during the Los Angeles Lakers' final two games before the break.Upvote Share TweetThe Golden State Warriors have unveiled plans to wear the NBA's "first modern short-sleeve jersey" for three of their remaining home games this season.Upvote Share TweetKobe Bryant admonished one of his Twitter followers for using a homophobic insult toward another fan of the Los Angeles Lakers' superstar guard.Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors to debut tight yellow alternate jerseys with sleeves against Spurs on Feb. 22 (PHOTOS)yahoo.com Updated Feb 11, 2013Hey, do you like "breakthrough innovation?" How about tight short-sleeved shirts? If you answered "yes" to both, then the Golden State Warriors and adidas have a treat for you. Show 'em, Harrison Barnes: That right there is a new jer…Upvote Share TweetThe Golden State Warriors today debuted a new alternate jersey that they're calling "revolutionary," "innovative," and "profound." More »Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Feb 11, 2013Maybe Lil Wayne should just stop going to live sporting events. First, there was that whole kerfuffle about him not being able to attend a Thunder game, which brought accusations of racism. Then he had a strange meltdown at the DirectTV Celebrity Beach …Upvote Share Tweet
Focused On The Greater GoodCNNSI.com Updated Feb 11, 2013For years, Jamal Crawford was the face of futility. But the once reluctant sixth man has accepted his role and made himself into a crucial piece for a winning team, says Chris Mannix.Upvote Share Tweet
Dwyane Wade Crushes A Reverse Dunk Around Dwight HowardIn Miami’s beatdown of the Lakers yesterday afternoon, Dwyane Wade scored 30 points and made 12 of 18 shots. But amidst the LeBron/Kobe worship, it feels like no one noticed. Wade also contributed on some of the best highlights, including this reverse jUpvote Share Tweet
LeBron Runs Through L.A.; Paul Pierce Won’t Let Boston LoseLeBron James is becoming his own hyperbole, his game better than anything performed at the Grammys on Sunday night. The real show has become what King James is doing every game, so fine tuned is his game right now with his fifth 30-point and 60-percent …Upvote Share Tweet
Thomas scores 17 in 4th as Kings drop RocketsIsaiah Thomas scored 17 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and John Salmons also had 23 points to help rally the Sacramento Kings to a 117-111 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Updated Feb 11, 2013The Knicks have laid waste to the middling teams on their schedule, but they have struggled against the better ones. It is a troubling trend that will plague them down the line.Upvote Share Tweet
Blake Griffin Switches Hands On Huge SlamFeb 11Dunk Of The Night: Blake Griffin switches hands in midair as he finishes with a hard one-handed slam on Spencer Hawes.
High-Flying Clippers Top 76ersFeb 11Blake Griffin thrilled the crowd with another highlight reel dunk and Chris Paul had 21 points, 11 assists and 5 steals to guide the Clippers past the 76ers.
Kobe Scolds Fan On TwitterFeb 11ESPN Los Angeles' Ramona Shelburne shares her thoughts on Kobe Bryant reprimanding one of his Twitter followers for using a homophobic insult toward another fan.
Warriors Unveil Short-Sleeve JerseysFeb 11PTI debates the Warriors' new short-sleeve jerseys.
Ian Thomsen: Celtics continue post-Rondo surge, top Nuggets in 3OTFeb 11BOSTON -- The NBA's two hottest teams generated arguably the best game of the season Sunday night, and here's why: The Celtics and the Nuggets were both trying to play fast, both trying to share the ball and both trying to prove at each other's expense …