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Share TweetHOUSTON (AP) Gary Payton, Tim Hardaway and Mitch Richmond were among 12 finalists announced Friday for election into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Different looks for Heat, Lakers at All-Star breakUpdated Feb 15 Share TweetIf Kobe Bryant's season seems tough, imagine what Dwyane Wade went through five years ago.Source: nba.com
Adidas Unveils New Short-Sleeve Uniforms For McDonald’s All-AmericansUpdated Feb 15 Share TweetWell, that didn’t take long. When the Golden State Warriors executive team said they believed their new, adidas short-sleeved alternate uniform would catch on quickly, I guess they didn’t technically end the thought with “in the NBA.” Less than aSource: dimemag.com
Watch Kobe Bryant Call Someone A "Fucking Asshole" During Last Night's GameUpdated Feb 15 Share TweetHere's Kobe Bryant, well on his way to suffering through yet another blowout, driving into the lane and making a nice kick-out pass during last night's Clippers-Lakers game. Unfortunately for Kobe, this play was canceled out by a three-second violation …Source: deadspin.com
LeBron James Continues To Toy With The NBA; The Clippers Run L.A.Updated Feb 15 Share TweetDon’t let the final score in Oklahoma City deceive you: this wasn’t the NBA Finals matchup we thought we’d see. Miami was too good for much of the first three quarters and Kevin Durant (40 points, eight rebounds) and Russell Westbrook (26 points, 10Source: dimemag.com
Bad To Worse: The Lakers' season hit a low point on Thursday wi…Updated Feb 15 Share TweetThe Lakers' season hit a low point on Thursday with news of Jerry Buss' illness. Kobe Bryant has a special connection with the franchise's longtime owner, writes Lee Jenkins.
Lee Jenkins: Kobe, Lakers owner confronted with their own basketball mortalityUpdated Feb 15 Share TweetLOS ANGELES -- In this, the 35th year of his life and 17th in the NBA, Kobe Bryant has opened up. Blank stares have been replaced by broad smiles, one-word answers by unforgettable sound bites.Share TweetChris Paul had 24 points and 13 assists, Blake Griffin scored 18 of his 22 points in a spectacular first quarter, and the Clippers cemented their supremacy in Los Angeles with a 125-101 victory over the Lakers on Thursday night.Source: ESPN.com
About Last Night: The Clippers Are Kings of L.A.Updated Feb 15 Share TweetIn case you were busy helping J.J. Abrams run a viral marketing campaign for Star Trek Into Darkness in Central Russia, here's what you missed in spor...Source: grantland.com
Steph Curry On 3-Point Contest, Warriors' SuccessFeb 15Stephen Curry joins "First Take" to talk about the 3-point contest, the Warriors' first-half success, and playing for Mark Jackson.
ESPNLA.com Daily DownloadFeb 15Doug Kezirian recaps the day in Los Angeles sports that saw the Clippers rout the Lakers, Jerry Buss hospitalized, and Mike Trout giving his thoughts on 2013.
Biggest Threat To HeatFeb 15Stephen A. Smith discusses which teams pose the biggest threat to the Heat.
Lakers' Playoff MeterFeb 15Stephen A. Smith weighs in on the Lakers' playoff chances.
Ian Thomsen: Houston's breakout star, other All-Star storylines to watchFeb 15Here are the talking points for All-Star Weekend as the NBA converges on Houston ...
Lee Jenkins: Kobe, Lakers owner confronted with their own basketball morta…Feb 15LOS ANGELES -- In this, the 35th year of his life and 17th in the NBA, Kobe Bryant has opened up. Blank stares have been replaced by broad smiles, one-word answers by unforgettable sound bites.
The Sports Guy dusts off a time-tested hypothesisFeb 15Rajon Rondo is testing the bedrock of the Sports Guy's theories; now it's time for an update of the original.