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Share TweetLakers guard Kobe Bryant started Tuesday against the Pacers despite flu-like symptoms, scoring 40 points in the loss.Share TweetCleveland Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson will sit out Tuesday night's game against the Phoenix Suns because of a sore right elbow.
Dwight Howard brings the laughs to the Lakers team plane (VIDEO)Updated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetAlert: Video contains one TV-14 word. In a way, the life of the working NBA player is probably pretty boring. There's a lot of time to spend on airplanes and hotel rooms, where the only readily available activities are watching movies, playing video gam…Share TweetLost in the drama of the Lakers' coaching saga, Pau Gasol is off to the worst start of his career. As trade rumors begin to percolate, Ben Golliver examines Los Angeles' Gasol problem.Source: CNNSI.com
Thomas in Kings' Trademark Second-Year SwoonUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetPoint guard Isaiah Thomas is languishing in a now-trademark second-year slump for the Kings.Source: nytimes.com
Phil Jackson basically signs off on his Laker and coaching career, while L.A. considers its options with Pau GasolUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetIt'll never end, you know, the chatter about Phil Jackson and the Los Angeles Lakers. Why should they? Especially when Phil probably had a mind to consider coaching the team before Mike D'Antoni took over as Lakers coach, and the Lakers certainly entert…
The Los Angeles Clippers Missed Five Three-Pointers In One Minute Last NightUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetThe L.A. Clippers lost their fourth straight last night, dropping a home bout with New Orleans 105-98 thanks to Blake Griffin's miserable performance (he fouled out, having gone 1-9 from the field) and despite Caron Butler going berserk in the second ha…Source: deadspin.com
Create-a-Caption: Willie Green would rather be anywhere else in the world …Updated Nov 27, 2012 Share Tweet... and considering he's getting housed in mid-air by a sweaty Al-Farouq Aminu, who's still in good position to get a decent shot off despite ostensibly Thesz pressing the Los Angeles Clippers guard, I really can't blame him. This is probably not one of…
Blake Griffin And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad DayUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetThe Clippers' Blake Griffin had what appears to be his worst night as a pro basketball player last evening, going 1-9 with four turnovers and fouling out in L.A.'s 105-98 loss to the Hornets. It had the normally-gregarious product pitchman casting a ver…Source: deadspin.com
Hornets end slump as Griffin, Clippers struggleUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetGreivis Vasquez had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Hornets' defense took Blake Griffin out of the game en route to a 105-98 victory over the skidding Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night, ending the Hornets' seven-game losing streak.
D-Will reveals he's playing through wrist sprainUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetBrooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams, who has been playing through a litany of minor injuries lately, revealed he sprained a joint in his right shooting wrist while bracing a fall in Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Rivalries, Dead Or Alive?Nov 27The '80s and '90s are long gone. Are NBA rivalries, too? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez go to battle.
Love Grabs 24 BoardsNov 27Kevin Love's double-double lifts Wolves past Kings.
Phil Jackson Ready To Coach Again?Nov 27Phil Jackson comments on the Lakers' hiring of Mike D'Antoni, and Stephen A. Smith and Chris Broussard discuss Jackson's future in coaching.
Pacers Sneak Past Lakers, 79-77Nov 27Kobe Bryant's 40 points not enough as Lakers fall to Pacers.
Ian Thomsen: Why Lakers shouldn't trade Gasol; Bobcats prospects; more mai…Nov 27Let's get straight to your questions: