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James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron Loses A Battle With A Future Star
dimemag.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
If you were busy trying to breakdown Mike D’Antoni‘s gameplan, which consisted of the coach determining subs by using “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,” you might’ve missed out on James Harden. He was only the best player on the floor by a mile in HoustoUpvote Share Tweet
Howard downplays injury, says no labrum tearLos Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard attempted to downplay the severity of his shoulder injury Tuesday, claiming that his labrum is not torn -- contrary to what the team had announced a day earlier.Upvote Share Tweet
Clippers' Hill practices, could play against MavsLos Angeles Clippers forward Grant Hill went through a full practice for the first time in nearly three months Tuesday and will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against the Dallas Mavericks.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Jan 8, 2013While things are getting dicey in Los Angeles because the Lakers will rely on D-League call-ups and 10-day contracts to get them through the next few weeks, it’s the opposite in Utah. It has been all season. Before the year began, I noted that Utah’sUpvote Share TweetReport: Grizzlies, Suns talk potential deal for GayUpvote Share Tweet
5-on-5: Problems mounting for LakersOur panel breaks down the Lakers' uncertain future.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 8, 2013When the Milwaukee Bucks take the court to face the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, they'll do so without Scott Skiles on the bench for the first time in four-plus seasons. The notoriously hard-nosed defensive coach and the team he's led since 2008 reach…Upvote Share Tweet
Cousins puts up 10 points as Kings fall to Grizz 113-81Cousins puts up 10 points as Kings fall to Grizz 113-81Upvote Share Tweet
'I'm An Emotional Guy'Talent-wise, few compare with DeMarcus Cousins. But his behavior is starting to overshadow his skill. He sat down with Chris Mannix to discuss his reputation, Sacramento and more.Upvote Share Tweet
Bucks Win Boylan's DebutJan 8Brandon Jennings scores 29 points to lead Bucks to 108-99 win over Suns in coach Jim Boylan's debut.
Rockets Fly By Lakers, 125-112Jan 8Rockets win fifth straight.
The Lakers OperaJan 8Henry Abbott on the Lakers and their ever-decreasing chances of making the playoffs.
Coast to Coast: Big DisappointmentsJan 8J.A. Adande and Isreal Gutierrez debate whether the Celtics or Lakers are the bigger disappointment this season.
Heat Reaction: Miami Heat at Indiana PacersJan 8Quick takes at the buzzer on Heat-Pacers.
Ian Thomsen: LeBron poised to pull away in MVP race; more mailJan 8What would it take for LeBron James to NOT win the MVP award? You wrote recently that even though Chris Paul is the current leader, you still expect James to capture the honor at season's end. Would it take a Heat collapse for voters to honor the contri…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.