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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 Aldrid
Clippers' Paul out again with bruised kneecapUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetLos Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul will sit out Thursday night's games against the Phoenix Suns with a bruised right kneecap.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.Share TweetWhen 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. CSource: yahoo.com
Flipping The Script: The Lakers were supposed to be the toast of Los A…Updated Jan 24 Share TweetThe 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.Source: CNNSI.com
Stephen Curry Brings Back the Antoine Walker Shimmy (Video)Updated Jan 24 Share TweetStephen 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, se
A History Lesson For Sacramento: How Kansas City Lost The KingsUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetThe 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…Source: deadspin.com
Lakers Rumors: Players “Go At Each Other” In Team MeetingUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetA 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 paintShare 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.
LeBron Unleashes the Beast on the Raptors; The Lakers Lose Dwight HowardUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetYou 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.…
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…