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Clippers coach Rivers meets with ex-star Odom

Clippers coach Rivers meets with ex-star Odom

nba.com dimemag.com Updated Nov 16, 2013
Clippers coach Doc Rivers met with Lamar Odom, who is currently out of the NBA.
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  • Garnett, Pierce lead slew of injured Nets to miss Clips game

    Garnett, Pierce lead slew of injured Nets to miss Clips game

    nba.com ESPN.com Nov 16, 2013
    The injury-riddled Brooklyn Nets will be without four starters when they play the Los Angeles Clippers.
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  • Lakers' Bryant returns to practice with teammates

    Lakers' Bryant returns to practice with teammates

    nba.com ESPN.com Nov 16, 2013
    Kobe Bryant returned to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday for the first time since he tore his Achilles tendon seven months ago.
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  • Kings fans set record for loudest indoor stadium

    Kings fans set record for loudest indoor stadium

    nba.com Nov 16, 2013
    The Sacramento Kings have set a record for the loudest roar at an indoor stadium.
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  • Nets’ Joe Johnson Hits Buzzer-Beating OT Game-Winner Over Suns

    Nets’ Joe Johnson Hits Buzzer-Beating OT Game-Winner Over Suns

    dimemag.com Nov 16, 2013
    With the score knotted at 98-all, the surprising Suns missed a three-pointer with a long rebound that fell to shooting guard Joe Johnson. Joe sprints back up-court with the ball and drops in a pretty little floater in the lane as the buzzer sounds. Nets…
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  • Randolph, Griz hold off Lakers down stretch

    Randolph, Griz hold off Lakers down stretch

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2013
    Zack Randolph scored 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 11 rebounds, Mark Gasol had 18 points, eight boards and eight assists, and the Memphis Grizzlies eked out an 89-86 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
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  • D-Will sprains ankle, X-rays negative

    D-Will sprains ankle, X-rays negative

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2013
    Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams sprained his left ankle with 7:26 left in the first quarter of Friday night's 100-98 victory over the Suns in Phoenix and did not return.
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  • Grizzlies Big Man Z-Bo With The Unwitting Twirling Tip-In

    Grizzlies Big Man Z-Bo With The Unwitting Twirling Tip-In

    dimemag.com Nov 16, 2013
    In basketball, sometimes you just need a little luck. Earth-bound Memphis power forward Zach Randolph was wrestling for position under the basket with the Lakers’ Chris Kaman when a missed three-point attempt bounced quickly off the rim towards the two.…
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  • Kobe: I'd be playing if these were playoffs

    Kobe: I'd be playing if these were playoffs

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2013
    Even though Kobe Bryant's rehabilitation ticked past the seven-month mark this week into a recovery timeline that was originally set at six to nine months by the Los Angeles Lakers, the star guard still considers himself to be progressing quickly.
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  • Video - Karl: Kobe, Lakers Should Be Patient 01:14

    Karl: Kobe, Lakers Should Be Patient

    Nov 16
    George Karl explains why Kobe Bryant should not rush his return to the court.
  • Video - Kobe Bryant Back At Lakers' Practice 00:50

    Kobe Bryant Back At Lakers' Practice

    Nov 16
    Arash Markazi discusses Kobe Bryant's return to Lakers' practice since tearing his Achilles tendon.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Jason Kidd looking for help from Brooklyn Nets veteran stars

    Nov 16
    What Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce did for Doc Rivers is well-documented. What they can do for Jason Kidd remains a question mark.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers held confrontational players-only meeting

    Nov 16
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are dealing with a three-game losing streak and perhaps some chemistry problems within the locker room.
  • Chalmers suspended for flagrant foul on Dirk

    Nov 16
    Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers has been suspended following a flagrant foul against Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki on Friday night.