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The Los Angeles Clippers have been no strangers to ejections in the past week. Last Wednesday night, Clips wing Matt Barnes and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka were ejected for quasi-fighting in what appeared to be an overreaction from officia…Upvote Share Tweet
Stephen Curry left the Golden State Warriors' Monday night matchup with the Utah Jazz early in the fourth quarter after Jazz forward Marvin Williams fell on his head during a scramble for a loose ball, driving the star point guard's head into the court …Upvote Share Tweet
Lillard’s Spinning Scoop & Livingston’s Dunk Down The MiddleShaun Livingston got the start tonight for the Nets since Deron Williams was out with continued ankle issues (can we start recycling Stephen Curry yucks for D-Will now?) So Livingston matched up against Damian Lillard, who has shown so far this season h…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 18, 2013For months, Los Angeles Lakers fans and NBA diehards have waited for the return of league icon Kobe Bryant. Ever since Bryant tore his Achilles tendon on the final weekend of the regular season last April, every update to his rehab has registered as a n…Upvote Share Tweet
Somewhere In Cuba, Someone Is Wearing My Jason Williams JerseyWhen I was a sophomore in college, I was given an opportunity to visit the island of Cuba. This was before George W. Bush placed further restrictions on the embargo that’s been in place since October, 1960. The trip was amazing, doubly so because I was …Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Williams’ 10 Greatest YouTube Highlight TapesAnd you thought I forgot about it, huh? November 18 is a national holiday in my household. Back in the day, it meant playing The Diplomats “Who I Am” on repeat, spinning a ball on my fingertips while reading Tom Friend’s ESPN features on the man who tat…Upvote Share Tweet
James, Griffin named Players of the Weeknba.com Nov 18, 2013The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 11, through Sunday, Nov. 17.Upvote Share TweetGolden State Warriors center Jermaine O'Neal has a bruised right knee and a strained right groin.Upvote Share Tweet
Brandon Jennings, Andre Drummond hook up for off-the-backboard alley-oop dunk in Pistons’ loss to Lakers (Video)yahoo.com Nov 18, 2013Like many other NBA writers and analysts, we here at BDL had some reservations about Joe Dumars' offseason decisions to import Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings to join Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond in a new-look core designed to bring the Detroit Piston…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 18, 2013Jordan Hill had career highs of 24 points and 17 rebounds, and Jodie Meeks and Nick Young scored 19 points apiece in the Los Angeles Lakers' 114-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.Upvote Share Tweet
The Warriors D UpNov 18Famous for their offense, the Warriors are, by the numbers, even better on defense, and there's a reason for that.
Kobe Discusses Rehab On 'The View'Nov 18Kobe Bryant joined the cast of "The View" to discuss his rehab process and when he thinks he will play again.
Predictions RevisitedNov 18Re-visiting, with hindsight, things David Thorpe said in the past about Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, Ricky Rubio and Chris Paul.
Grizzlies Claw Past ClippersNov 18Zach Randolph scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the Grizzlies' 106-102 win over the Clippers.
Daily Dime: Blazers on fire, rise to 9-2Nov 18Portland's off to a sizzling 9-2 start, but can it keep up its winning ways as its schedule becomes more difficult?