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So it looks like the New Orleans Hornets are going to change their name to become the Pelicans. You look around, and there are a bunch of smartasses making fun of this new name. Oh, a pelican, that's intimidating, they sneer. Well, here's what's up. The…
Create-a-Caption: Eric Bledsoe controls the vertical and horizontalUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetThe Los Angeles Clippers had a little bit of fun at the expense of the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night, with some loose Dallas passing and some tight L.A. defense - 18 Clipper steals, 22 Maverick turnovers, 26 Clipper points - led to the likes ofSource: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Los Angeles Lakers beat the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night, coasting to a 103-87 win over the Don't-Call-Me-Pelicans behind a record-setting performance from Kobe Bryant, strong second-half pressure defense and a combined 11-of-21 mark from be…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetKobe Bryant scored 29 points, making him the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a two-game skid with a 103-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
This Lady Behind The Clippers Bench Was The Only One Unimpressed By Last Night's PerformanceUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetLast night's 112-90 Clippers win over the Mavericks was a performance the AP called "dominating" and one that featured a series of spectacular dunks and lobs-one of which we've already featured this morning. More »Source: deadspin.comShare TweetBlake Griffin had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Chris Paul added 14 points and 13 assists, propelling the Los Angeles Clippers to their fourth straight victory, 112-90 over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.Source: ESPN.com
Lakers squelch two-game skid by rolling over HornetsUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetLakers squelch two-game skid by rolling over HornetsSource: CNNSI.com
Mavs' Nowitzki starts running, still weeks awayUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetDallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki resumed basketball activity Wednesday but remains weeks away from making his season debut.Source: ESPN.com
Stern Stands By Spurs' FineDec 6Marc Stein discusses NBA David Stern's comments calling the $250,000 fine of the San Antonio Spurs justified.
TrueHoop TV: Gasol LatestDec 6Henry Abbott with Marc Stein on potential trade suitors for Pau Gasol, and if the Lakers are willing to part with Gasol before Steve Nash returns.
Mayo, Mavericks Edge SunsDec 6O.J. Mayo scored 23 points to lead the Mavericks to a 97-94 win over the Suns.
LeBron James, Miami Heat are feeling sense of urgencyDec 7MIAMI -- Nearly an hour after the Miami Heat had taken a second early-season beating from the New York Knicks, LeBron James walked into an empty locke...
NBA -- What scouts are sayingDec 6Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
Ian Thomsen: Appreciate Heat now, as upcoming tax threatens a potential dy…Dec 6Whether you love or hate the Miami Heat, you ought to appreciate their runs at the championship over the next two seasons. Because owner Micky Arison may not be able to afford his team by 2014-15.