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Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kid
yahoo.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
Every team in the league would love to have Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant on their roster. But as a young NBA fan growing up in Washington, D.C., which roster did Durant himself wish he could join? Surprisingly, the answer wasn't his hometown …Share Tweet
ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013Pau Gasol will return to the court Thursday against the Miami Heat after missing five games because of a concussion, but he won't be playing with the starting unit.Share Tweet
Brian Scalabrine lied about concussion symptoms to Celtics doctors to get cleared for the playoffsyahoo.com Jan 17, 2013Pau Gasol will return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for the team's nationally televised Thursday game against the defending NBA champion Miami Heat after missing five games with a concussion brought on by an inadvertent elbow from Denver Nuggets cen…Share TweetTwo things were clear in Oakland last night. Clearly, Golden State has a ceiling, and the Heat don’t. And clearly, LeBron James is really freakin’ good, like “the youngest player to ever score 20,000 points” good. In Miami’s 17-point win, JamesShare Tweet
Bomani Jones on Hero WorshipJan 17LeBron faces Kobe tonight as Lance Armstrong faces Oprah. Bomani Jones, on why we love to build athletes up before tearing them down.
Challenging Season For Kobe, LakersJan 17Stephen A. Smith discusses how important Thursday's matchup with the Heat is for the Lakers.
LeBron's 39 Points Fuel HeatJan 17Highlight Of The Night: LeBron James scored 39 points and Dwyane Wade added 27 to help the Heat hold off the Lakers in Los Angeles.
LA Hot Button: Kobe and LeBron in the Finals?Jan 17The LA Hot Button question of the week: Will we ever see a Kobe Bryant - LeBron James NBA Finals showdown? Dave Joseph provides his perspective.