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ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013Jeff Green scored 14 points, rookie Jared Sullinger added 12 points and a career-best 16 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics recovered from a dreadful third quarter with a big rally to start the fourth and held off the slumping Phoenix Suns 87-79.Share TweetPeople with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday that investor Chris Hansen has contacted the Maloof family about buying the Sacramento Kings.Share Tweet
That Kings-To-Seattle Deal Might Not Be So Finalized After Alldeadspin.com Jan 9, 2013Basketball's return to Seattle seems to have hit an unexpected snag at the 11th hour. Here's Adrian Wojnarowski describing just how close to done the sale of the Sacramento Kings was a few hours ago: More »Share Tweet
The 5 Teammates & Coaches Who Owe Steve Nash The Mostdimemag.com Jan 9, 2013Steve Nash became just the fifth player to record 10,000 assists last night, even as his disappointing Lakers team got manhandled by Houston’s backcourt of James Harden and Jeremy Lin. But Nash has always been all about the team and making other guys beShare Tweetyahoo.com Jan 9, 2013When the Los Angeles Lakers decided to fire Mike Brown, the name at the top of most fans' coaching wish lists was Phil Jackson. This makes sense, as Jackson led the Lakers to five NBA championships between 1999 and 2011. When the Brooklyn Nets decided t…Share TweetPretty harsh, Houston Rockets scorekeepers. The tape clearly shows that after Steve Nash passed off his pit-stunk towel to Metta World Peace, the Los Angeles Lakers forward went right up with it and connected. No dribbling, no stutter-steps, no hesitati…Share Tweet
Rockets mascot Clutch slams cake in face of ‘Laker fan’ during big Houston win (VIDEO)yahoo.com Jan 9, 2013As I watched the Houston Rockets cut through the Los Angeles Lakers like a chainsaw through a stuffed animal during the third quarter of Tuesday night's matchup, I found myself wondering: If I was a Laker fan, how would I describe this? Like, if I had t…Share TweetESPN.com Jan 8, 2013Steve Nash became just the fifth player in NBA history to reach 10,000 career assists Tuesday, reaching the milestone late in the first half against the Houston Rockets.Share Tweet
Why Nikola Vucevic Could Be the Next Marc Gasolgrantland.com Jan 9, 2013It's been nearly five years since the Memphis Grizzlies sent Pau Gasol to the L.A. Lakers in what was one of the more vilified deals in NBA history. I...Share Tweet
Celtics Top Struggling SunsJan 9Jeff Green had 14 points and a highlight reel dunk in the Celtics' 87-79 win.
Spurs Hold Off Lakers, 108-105Jan 9Lakers lose fifth straight.
LA Hot Button: Dwight HowardJan 9ESPNLA Now host Mark Willard answers the hot question: Will Dwight Howard be a Laker next year?
Grizzlies Claw Past Warriors, 94-87Jan 9Rudy Gay helps push Grizzlies past Warriors.