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Grizzlies' Zach Randolph receives Kia Community Assist Awardnba.com Feb 7, 2013NEW YORK -- Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph is the recipient of the "Kia Community Assist Award" for January in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community and his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work, the NBA announce…Upvote Share TweetAsking this question just a year ago would’ve incited laughter. James Harden was still only a sixth man in OKC, a good player, but someone who relied on the offensive openings provided by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. But once traded to Houston, HUpvote Share Tweet
Hairy situation: Mavs not losing beards until runESPN.com Feb 7, 2013Get used to the sight of a bushy beard on Dirk Nowitzki's face. It isn't going away until the 21-28 Dallas Mavericks get back to .500.Upvote Share Tweet
Most of the Dallas Mavericks won’t shave until the team hits .500yahoo.com Feb 7, 2013The Dallas Mavericks ripped off a 15-4 run to start the fourth quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers, then watched as their lead dwindled to just three points with less than two minutes left - things seemed to be setting up for exactly the kind ofUpvote Share Tweet
Ed Davis Could Be The New Secret Weapon For The Memphis GrizzliesIn the drama-filled aftermath of the Rudy Gay trade, something to keep an eye on is the development and usage of Ed Davis in Memphis. Should the ongoing discord between Grizzlies head coach Lionel Hollins and the front office continue, Davis may become …Upvote Share TweetIn last June’s Finals, James Harden and LeBron James spent long portions of the action guarding each other. It probably was a big part of why the Beard struggled so badly, and was definitey fuel for his haters to use against his status as a potential frUpvote Share Tweet
Carlisle records 500th win as Mavs top BlazersESPN.com Feb 7, 2013O.J. Mayo scored 28 points, Vince Carter hit a critical jumper in the final minute and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-99 on Wednesday night for coach Rick Carlisle's 500th career victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…Feb 7The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.
Ian Thomsen: For Chris Paul and the Clippers, it's title or bustFeb 7Chris Paul is a 27-year-old star with several prime years ahead of him. So why is he driving his Clippers as if he and they are running out of time?