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The results are in for the reserves for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston. In the Western Conference, coaches voted Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook, Houston’s James Harden, San Antonio’s Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, Portland’s LaMarcus AldridUpvote Share Tweet
Clippers' Paul out again with bruised kneecapLos Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul will sit out Thursday night's games against the Phoenix Suns with a bruised right kneecap.Upvote Share TweetLakers center Dwight Howard, who aggravated his right shoulder injury, was examined Friday in Los Angeles by shoulder specialist Dr. James Tibone who confirmed there is no further damage, and that Howard has been cleared to continue to play.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 24, 2013When Alvin Gentry and the Phoenix Suns decided that they’d had enough of each other last week, all signs pointed to either venerated longtime assistant coach Elston Turner or longtime Phoenix Suns legend and assistant coach Dan Majerle taking the job. CUpvote Share Tweet
Flipping The Script: The Lakers were supposed to be the toast of Los A…CNNSI.com Updated Jan 24, 2013The Lakers were supposed to be the toast of Los Angeles. But at the midpoint of the season, it's the rival Clippers at the head of the class, says Ben Golliver, who grades every team.Upvote Share Tweet
Stephen Curry Brings Back the Antoine Walker Shimmy (Video)Stephen Curry had it going on against the Oklahoma City Thunder last night. Actually, Steph’s had it going on all season long [Here's why he deserves to be an NBA All-Star]. Last night against the Thunder though, he was special, racking up 31 points, seUpvote Share Tweet
A History Lesson For Sacramento: How Kansas City Lost The Kingsdeadspin.com Updated Jan 24, 2013The owners insisted they had no plans to move the team. That's what the Maloofs swore, raising their right hand as their left hand worked deals with buyers first from Anaheim, then Virginia Beach, then Seattle. And that's what the owners of the Kansas C…Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers Rumors: Players “Go At Each Other” In Team MeetingA super-entertaining article posted on the L.A. Times web site last night by writer Mike Bresnahan describes a Lakers team meeting held before yesterday’s shootaround in Memphis, where the “guys went at each other a little bit.” The picture he paintUpvote Share TweetStephen Curry had 31 points and seven assists, David Lee finished with 22 points and 12 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors outlasted theOklahoma City Thunder 104-99 on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron Unleashes the Beast on the Raptors; The Lakers Lose Dwight HowardYou know you have a good team when you can withstand five three-pointers from Jose Calderon, 36 combined points off the bench from a journeyman (Alan Anderson) and a rookie (Terrence Ross), and a turnover and missed shot from LeBron in the final minute.…Upvote Share Tweet
NBA All-Star ReservesJan 24Spurs and Bulls get two All-Star reserves each.
Dwight Howard Cleared To PlayJan 24Dwight Howard expected to play Friday night against the Jazz.
Paul-less Clippers Fall To SunsJan 24Goran Dragic scores 24 points in Suns' 93-88 win over Clippers.
Daily Dime: Melo-KG rematch relatively mellowJan 24Carmelo Anthony faced Kevin Garnett and came out a winner, Brian Windhorst writes.
Ian Thomsen: Playoff-contending Blazers face tricky decision as trade dead…Jan 24The trade deadline sits like an inviting target four weeks away for the Trail Blazers, who have remained in playoff contention despite a recent six-game losing streak. Couldn't they make a deal to improve their unproductive bench and enhance their chanc…