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No CP3, no problem as Clippers wallop Grizzlies

No CP3, no problem as Clippers wallop Grizzlies

ESPN.com nba.com Updated Jan 14, 2013
Reserves Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes each scored 16 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers easily routed the Memphis Grizzlies 99-73 Monday night with Chris Paul missing his first game this season because of a bruised right kneecap.
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  • D'Antoni: Kobe to take on bigger defensive role

    D'Antoni: Kobe to take on bigger defensive role

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Lakers have turned to none other than Kobe Bryant to spearhead that defensive turnaround.
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  • Lakers' Gasol to miss fifth game with concussion

    Lakers' Gasol to miss fifth game with concussion

    CNNSI.com Jan 14, 2013
    Pau Gasol is expected to miss his fifth straight game for the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night while he recovers from a concussion.
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  • Cleveland Cavaliers may target LeBron James in 2014 free agency…

    Cleveland Cavaliers may target LeBron James in 2014 free agency, according to report

    yahoo.com Jan 14, 2013
    After a Sunday night loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers sit at 9-30, owners of the second-worst record in the NBA and, outside of the transcendent Kyrie Irving, possessed of relatively little that's likely to stoke fans' interest. I…
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  • Dirk Nowitzki Tries To Crash A Video Review, Gets Stonewalled B…

    Dirk Nowitzki Tries To Crash A Video Review, Gets Stonewalled By Awesome Security Guard

    deadspin.com Jan 14, 2013
    I was not previously aware of the fact that there are NBA security guards whose job it is to prevent players from getting too close to the referees during video reviews. But as the video above shows, such security guards do indeed exist, and one of them…
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  • Forward Lee hopes to end Warriors' All-Star drought

    Forward Lee hopes to end Warriors' All-Star drought

    nba.com Jan 14, 2013
    When he worked as a broadcaster, Mark Jackson was adamant that David Lee didn't deserve to be an All-Star with the New York Knicks in 2010. No matter how eye-popping Lee's statistics looked, Jackson said, the power forward played on a bad Knicks team.
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  • Metta World Peace Had A Bizarre And Entertaining Chat With Repo…

    Metta World Peace Had A Bizarre And Entertaining Chat With Reporters Last Night

    deadspin.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Lakers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 20-point win over the last-place Cavaliers, thanks in large part to the return of Dwight Howard from a shoulder injury. But the real star of the show was Metta World Peace, who, with reporters gathered …
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    nytimes.com Jan 14, 2013
    Best N.B.A. games this week pit the Lakers and Bucks, the Rockets and Pacers and the Warriors vs. the Spurs.
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  • McMenamin: Still plenty of questions for Lakers

    McMenamin: Still plenty of questions for Lakers

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    Despite return of Howard and a victory over lowly Cavs, L.A. remains unsettled
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  • A Hungry Carmelo And Chris Copeland Will The Knicks Over New Or…

    A Hungry Carmelo And Chris Copeland Will The Knicks Over New Orleans; The Lakers Get Dwight And A Win

    dimemag.com Jan 14, 2013
    On Sunday, the Knicks were looking to Chris Copeland (22 points) to guide them early harder than someone lost looks for the North Star. The “other” guy in the Knicks’ recent starting five hit his first three threes in rapid fire to keep his team afl
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  • Howard returns to help Lakers end 6-game skid

    Howard returns to help Lakers end 6-game skid

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    Dwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds in his return from a three-game injury absence, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their six-game losing streak with a 113-93 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
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  • Nuggets rally past Warriors for fifth straight win

    Nuggets rally past Warriors for fifth straight win

    CNNSI.com Jan 14, 2013
    Nuggets rally past Warriors for fifth straight win
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  • Q&A: Phoenix Coach Alvin Gentry on the Suns' Struggles and …

    Q&A: Phoenix Coach Alvin Gentry on the Suns' Struggles and Michael Beasley

    grantland.com Jan 14, 2013
    Moving on from Steve Nash has proved difficult so far for Phoenix. The Suns are 12-26, just a game up on New Orleans in the race for worst record in...
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  • Video - Importance Of Lakers Beating Heat 00:40

    Importance Of Lakers Beating Heat

    Jan 14
    Antonio Davis discusses the Lakers' Thursday game against the Heat.
  • Video - Durant Dunks On Gortat 00:35

    Durant Dunks On Gortat

    Jan 14
    Kevin Durant dunks on Marcin Gortat.
  • Video - Durant Drops 41 Points On Suns 00:57

    Durant Drops 41 Points On Suns

    Jan 14
    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combine for 77 points in Thunder's win.

Sports Columnists

  • Heat Reaction: Miami Heat at Utah Jazz

    Jan 14
    Quick takes at the buzzer on Heat-Kings.
  • Daily Dime: Heat issues are showing

    Jan 14
    The Miami Heat have chemistry issues that were showing at the end of a long road trip, Brian Windhorst writes.