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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for flailing his leg and making contact with the groin of Charlotte Bobcats' Ramon Sessions.
Dominique Wilkins remembers drowned teammate Dan Roundfield in surprising New York Times pieceUpdated Dec 27, 2012 Share TweetIn early August, former NBA forward Dan Roundfield tragically died at the age of 59 while attempting (and succeeding) to help his wife Bernie through rough water in Aruba. In 11 seasons, Roundfield made three All-Stars (consecutively from 1980 through 1…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetBrooklyn Nets general manager Billy King sounded optimistic that point guard Deron Williams and power forward Kris Humphries will be back in the lineup for Friday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetIt would be easy for Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap to tear up the blueprint amid a 16-game losing streak and come up with an entirely new plan.Share TweetWhen the NBA released the first returns in fan voting for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston two weeks ago, Miami Heat forward LeBron James had received more votes than any other player, barely edging Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers by 1,929 vo…
The Lakers Get Pushed To A Breaking Point; The Hawks Almost Get EmbarrassedUpdated Dec 27, 2012 Share TweetA great recipe for disaster — at least if you’re the Lakers — is playing in Denver on the second night of a back-to-back. Old legs. The high altitude. The penchant of the Nuggets to play fast and frenetic. It almost never works out for L.A., and lasSource: dimemag.com
Smith pours in 31 as Hawks top Pistons in 2OTUpdated Dec 27, 2012 Share TweetJosh Smith scored 31 points, Al Horford added 22 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Detroit Pistons 126-119 in double overtime Wednesday night.Source: ESPN.com
LeBron, Heat Staying HotDec 27Tim Legler discusses LeBron James' impressive streak of scoring at least 20 points in every game this season.
Dwyane Wade Suspended For Shot To GroinDec 27Dwyane Wade suspended one game for shot to the groin on Bobcats G Ramon Sessions.
Brooklyn Nets establish Phil Jackson as top coaching target, sources sayDec 27Undaunted by Phil Jackson's reported reluctance to coach their team, Brooklyn Nets officials have established Jackson as their top target in the wake of Avery Johnson's dismissal, according to NBA coaching sources.
Daily Dime: Fifteen straight for ClippersDec 27The Clippers' 15th straight win was another blowout. The Clippers will need challenges to sharpen their playoff form, writes J.A. Adande.
Ian Thomsen: LeBron doesn't need a second act in ClevelandDec 27This has been the year of LeBron James, who earned the NBA championship, the Olympic gold medal and Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. And as his outstanding 2012 ends, one persistent rumor has taken hold.