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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…Share Tweet
Create-a-Caption: Eric Bledsoe controls the vertical and horizontalyahoo.com Dec 6, 2012The 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 ofShare Tweetyahoo.com Dec 6, 2012The 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…Share 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.Share Tweet
This Lady Behind The Clippers Bench Was The Only One Unimpressed By Last Night's Performancedeadspin.com Dec 6, 2012Last 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 »Share TweetESPN.com Dec 6, 2012Blake 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.Share Tweet
Lakers squelch two-game skid by rolling over HornetsCNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012Lakers squelch two-game skid by rolling over HornetsShare Tweet
Mavs' Nowitzki starts running, still weeks awayESPN.com Dec 6, 2012Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki resumed basketball activity Wednesday but remains weeks away from making his season debut.Share Tweet
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.