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Omri Casspi fears for family members’ lives amid Israel-Palestine rocket attacksUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share Tweet
To the extent that Omri Casspi's NBA career has been at all noteworthy, it's been due much more to his nationality than his on-court production. While he hasn't been much to write home about through three years with the Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Ca…
Kings' Brooks fined $25K for throwing mouthpieceUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetNEW YORK -- Sacramento Kings guard Aaron Brooks has been fined $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece into the stands immediately following the Kings 104-102 road loss to the Utah Jazz on Nov. 23. The fine was announced today by Stu Jackson, Executive Vice…Source: nba.comShare TweetLos Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol has been playing through tendinitis in both knees, a condition that has influenced the four-time All-Star's output.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetLakers guard Steve Nash participated in some on-court activities during practice Monday as he continues to rehabilitate from the fractured fibula in his left leg.Source: ESPN.com
Kobe Bryant’s hilarious new nickname for Steve Nash is ‘Gatsby’Updated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetThe news of Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant's new nickname for teammate Steve Nash has been bandied about the internet for a few days, but you'll have to excuse us for the fact that (besides its inclusion in a link round-up) we didn't touch on it. T…Share TweetNot long ago, Harrison Barnes was touted as the next big thing, a guy who was destined for NBA stardom. A disappointing college career changed all that, however, and Barnes-just a rookie-is now associated with unfulfilled potential. So it's easy to foSource: deadspin.com
Create-a-Caption: ‘You know, I loved you in “Mr. Saturday Night”‘Updated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetWhat Jamal Crawford won't say to longtime Los Angeles Clippers front-row ticket-holder Billy Crystal, of course, is that he mostly dug those David Paymer scenes. And who can blame him? David Paymer is not only a "Hey! It's That Guy" Hall of Fa…
Dwight Howard Clowns Kobe on Lakers Team FlightUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetNot seen: Kobe methodically sharpening his pruning shears and texting Jim Buss to trade Dwight to CSKA Moscow. (Via BuzzFeed Sports/Got 'Em Coach)Source: grantland.com
THTV: The Potato IncidentNov 26TrueHoop's Henry Abbott with CSKA Moscow assistant, and former Lakers assistant, Quin Snyder on how a team building exercise involving potatoes went terribly wrong.
Hornets Snap Seven-Game SkidNov 26Hornets hand Clippers fourth straight loss.
East Side -- Rivalries are blooming all aroundNov 26Rivalries haven't disappeared, they have just evolved from the 1980s Celtics-Lakers template.
Adande: Rivalries dim but game shines brighterNov 26While the great rivalries of yore are kaput, the game itself soars to new levels
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Heat forward LeBron James has plans to transform his game - ESPN The Magaz…Nov 26MVP, NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist -- what is next for LeBron James? In ESPN The Magazine, Michael Wilbon talks with the Heat forward about how he will transform his game.