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Mike D'Antoni, who was hired last Monday, had aimed to coach the Lakers on Sunday night against the Houston Rockets. After consulting with the team trainer, however, D'Antoni decided it was too soon.Share Tweet
Warriors' Jefferson injures calf against Thundernba.com Nov 18, 2012Warriors reserve Richard Jefferson pulled himself out of Golden State's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night after straining his right calf.Share Tweet
Wallace to return for Nets after six games outESPN.com Nov 18, 2012Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace will return to the lineup on Sunday aagainst the Sacramento Kings, the team announced.Share Tweet
Griffin powers Clippers to 5th straight victoryESPN.com Nov 18, 2012Blake Griffin scored 12 of his 26 points in the final six minutes and grabbed 10 rebounds, helping the Los Angeles Clippers rout the Chicago Bulls 101-80 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory.Share Tweet
Durant's First Triple-Double Lifts ThunderNov 18Kevin Durant tallied 25 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Thunder over the Warriors 119-109.
Nets Win Fifth StraightNov 18Andray Blatche scored 22 points off the bench to lead the Nets past the Kings 99-90.
Sunday Convo: Mike D'AntoniNov 18Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni talks to Shelley Smith about how he became the new head coach in LA.
Kobe's Triple-Double Sparks LakersNov 18Kobe Bryant had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his 18th career triple-double.