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ESPN.com Updated Jan 16, 2013Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry will not play against the Miami Heat on Wednesday night after spraining his twice surgically repaired right ankle.Upvote Share TweetPau Gasol has spent far too much of the past 10 days in dark rooms with no distractions. He's eager to get back under the NBA's bright lights as the Los Angeles Lakers try to get it together in time for a playoff run.Upvote Share Tweet
Dwyane Wade wears ‘Cat in the Hat’ socks to Miami Heat practice (PHOTO)yahoo.com Updated Jan 16, 2013Back in August, before he had ever played an NBA game, Golden State Warriors rookie Harrison Barnes appeared before schoolchildren in Ames, Iowa decked out in full 'Cat in the Hat' garb. It was cool, it was creepy, and it was a cool offseason diversion …Upvote Share TweetThe 2013 NBA MVP race is heating up as we approach the middle of the season. Since our last ladder, the Clippers have been streaking, and Chris Paul has made a significant case for himself as the frontrunner for the award. While LeBron and Kevin Durant …Upvote Share Tweet
Blake Griffin Huge Breakaway Dunk on the Houston Rockets (Video)Did you catch this huge Blake Griffin breakaway dunk on the Houston Rockets last night? Just brutal. To quote on of the Dime Crew when he saw this, “This isn’t even human!” Check it out here: And check out more Blake Griffin dunks and news. For breaUpvote Share Tweet
Clippers' Paul endures heat of championship expectationsnba.com Updated Jan 16, 2013No one will forget the toll championship expectations extracted from LeBron James, the most physically gifted and skilled player the league has known and the player with the highest basketball IQ playing today.Upvote Share TweetThis isn't how Miami expected its title defense to go. Defense has been a concern. So has focus, writes Chris Mannix. Yet the Heat still lead the East. Is there real reason for concern?Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Beasley stares down the rim after a missed free throw, because ‘those gremlins are always messing with [him]‘yahoo.com Updated Jan 16, 2013For the fourth straight season, following what was a respectable rookie year offensively, Michael Beasley’s game has declined. Signed to a free agent contract by the Phoenix Suns last summer in order to sop up minutes and help prop up the Suns’ SteveUpvote Share Tweet
Ty Lawson Beats The Rookie Of The Year Front-Runner; Hoosiers LoseEven after Chris Paul’s right kneecap conspired to scratch Tuesday’s most intriguing point-guard matchup from the schedule - CP3 and the Clippers facing Jeremy Lin and the Rockets - the NBA still delivered a gem by giving us Ty Lawson versus DamiaUpvote Share Tweet
Kobe, Howard score 31 each as Lakers rompESPN.com Updated Jan 16, 2013Dwight Howard had 31 points and 16 rebounds, Kobe Bryant also scored 31 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-88 Tuesday night for their second straight win after a six-game skid.Upvote Share Tweet
Different Point Of AttackChris Paul sat out, but the Clippers rolled again in a 117-109 win over the Rockets. Ben Golliver examines L.A.'s decisive run, Grant Hill's cameo and Blake Griffin's latest highlight.Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron's 5,000th AssistJan 16LeBron James finds Dwyane Wade for his 5,000th career assist.
Wade Alley-oop To LeBronJan 16Dwyane Wade alley-oop to LeBron James who finishes with the dunk.
THTV: Stephen CurryJan 16Golden State guard Steph Curry says the Warriors are for real, discusses the W's surprising defense and talks about what an All-Star selection would mean to him and the team.
Kings Survive In Final SecondsJan 16John Salmons, Tyreke Evans and DeMarcus Cousins all scored 21 points to help the Kings edge the Wizards.
Daily Dime: Heat rule when interestedJan 16LeBron James' milestone night showed a team engaged and at its best, Brian Windhorst writes.
Dwayne Wade says he has no ill feelings toward coach Erik SpoelstraJan 16Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade said Wednesday he has no ill will toward coach Erik Spoelstra over his benching in the fourth quarter of Monday's loss to the Utah Jazz.
Dwyane Wade says he has no ill feelings toward coach Erik SpoelstraJan 16Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade said Wednesday he has no ill will toward coach Erik Spoelstra over his benching in the fourth quarter of Monday's loss to the Utah Jazz.