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You wouldn't think of the Philadelphia 76ers as an especially "clutch" team; that's fairly reasonable, considering they entered Wednesday's action with a 12-25 record, third-worst in the dismal Eastern Conference, and ranking among the league'…Share Tweet
Wizards doing a good bit here. pic.twitter.com/EeTZXDrzt8— Hoop District (@HoopDistrictDC) January 1deadspin.com Jan 15, 2014Wizards doing a good bit here. pic.twitter.com/EeTZXDrzt8— Hoop District (@HoopDistrictDC) January 16, 2014Read more...Share TweetOne-time Washington Wizards lockerroom gun-brandisher Javaris Crittenton, who hasn't played in the NBA since his 2010 arrest on murder charges, was arraigned Wednesday in Atlanta on drug charges.Read more...Share TweetGreg Oden made his 2013-14 season debut for the Heat on Wednesday against the Wizards, throwing down a dunk on his first offensive possession.Share Tweet
Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Wednesday nightnba.com Jan 15, 2014? Miami Heat president Pat Riley spoke to the media for the first time this season following the three-way trade that sent C Joel Anthony to Boston. G Toney Douglas comes from Golden State to Miami. "This is very, very, very, very, very, very hard …Share TweetThe Boston Celtics have traded guards Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks to the Golden State Warriors in a three-team deal that will send Toney Douglas to the Miami Heat and Joel Anthony and two draft picks to Boston.Share Tweet
Which NBA Teams Are The Best And Worst Road Draws?deadspin.com Jan 15, 2014Want to know when to score the cheapest resale tickets for your home team? Chances are, it's when the Bobcats, Magic, or Suns are in town. An analysis of ticket prices (as of Dec. 16) on Vivid Seats reveals that Charlotte is the worst road draw in the N…Share Tweet
Nene’s key to the Wizards scoring a win over the visiting Heat: ‘We need a little more love’For the past six weeks, the Washington Wizards have seemed like two drastically different teams depending on whether they play at home or on the road. Since the start of December, Randy Wittman's team has gone 7-3 away from the District but just 2-7 in …Share TweetESPN.com Jan 15, 2014New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith was late to a team meeting Tuesday, sources told ESPNNewYork.com, which may have led to his benching Tuesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.Share Tweet
Nerlens Noel surprises Kentucky high-schooler awaiting kidney transplant with trip to see 76ers-Heat (Video)Rehabilitation from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee has thus far kept 2013 lottery pick Nerlens Noel from contributing on the court for the Philadelphia 76ers, and may well prevent him from doing so for the entirety of his rookie seas…Share Tweet
Magic's Afflalo, Vucevic to sit out vs. Bullsnba.com Jan 15, 2014The Orlando Magic remain without a pair of starters for its matchup with the Chicago Bulls.Share Tweet
Andray Blatche Practices His Euro-Step In Europe, Cracks Up Kevin Garnettdimemag.com Jan 15, 2014The Nets arrived in England earlier this week to take on the Hawks Thursday night as part of NBA’s global games. While in London, Andray Blatche practiced his “Euro-Step on the sidewalk, which drew a chuckle from the normally reserved Kevin Garnett. Plu…Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 15, 2014Oakland has been turning out great, gritty guards for years. The latest has made Portand contenders.Share TweetThe journey of New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has reached a new, dysfunctional milestone. Less than a week after being benched against the Miami Heat on January 9 following weeks of poor play and several incidents of attempting to untie opponents' sho…Share Tweet
Bulls Fend Off Magic In 3OTJan 15Despite a career-high 35 points from Victor Oladipo, the Magic fell to the Bulls 128-125 in three overtimes.
Wizards Hand Heat Third Straight LossJan 15In his first game action since December of 2009, Greg Oden scored six points in the Heat's 114-97 loss to the Wizards.
Greg Oden Throws Down A Jam, First Basket Since 2009Jan 15Miami Heat center Greg Oden dunked in his first possession and game since 2009.
Wall Leads Wizards Past HeatJan 15Wizards guard John Wall on the Washington's 114-97 win over Miami.
Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks wants fine before David Stern exitsJan 16Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is at high risk to be fined by the league before the month is out.
Ian Thomsen: Parsons proving late bloomers still have upsideJan 15When the Rockets become the best team in the NBA, their former second-round pick plans on being their third-best player. "I still feel like I have a lot of potential," said Chandler Parsons, the Rockets' 6-foot-9 small forward. "The draft…
Lee Jenkins: The Oak Edge: Lillard takes torch from Kidd, PaytonJan 15In the spring of 1977 the Portland Trail Blazers won the NBA Finals and the Fremont High Tigers won the Tournament of Champions; and basketball on the West Coast was never to be the same. The TOC capped every hoops season by pitting the winners of the m…
NBA: Coast to Coast -- Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Timbe…Jan 15A few teams have tough calls. Which direction will they go? Israel Gutierrez and J.A. Adande discuss.