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Rockets' Harden provides tips for All-Star visitors

Rockets' Harden provides tips for All-Star visitors

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 7, 2013
HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden is ready. For the music, the weather, the restaurants.
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  • Grizzlies' Zach Randolph receives Kia Community Assist Award

    Grizzlies' Zach Randolph receives Kia Community Assist Award

    nba.com Feb 7, 2013
    NEW 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…
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  • Who’s Better: Dwyane Wade Or James Harden?

    Who’s Better: Dwyane Wade Or James Harden?

    dimemag.com Feb 7, 2013
    Asking 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, H
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  • Hairy situation: Mavs not losing beards until run

    Hairy situation: Mavs not losing beards until run

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Get 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.
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  • Most of the Dallas Mavericks won’t shave until the team hits .5…

    Most of the Dallas Mavericks won’t shave until the team hits .500

    yahoo.com Feb 7, 2013
    The 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 of
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  • Ed Davis Could Be The New Secret Weapon For The Memphis Grizzli…

    Ed Davis Could Be The New Secret Weapon For The Memphis Grizzlies

    dimemag.com Feb 7, 2013
    In 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 …
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  • LeBron, D-Wade Take Out James Harden; Wizards Upset New York

    LeBron, D-Wade Take Out James Harden; Wizards Upset New York

    dimemag.com Feb 7, 2013
    In 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 fr
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  • Carlisle records 500th win as Mavs top Blazers

    Carlisle records 500th win as Mavs top Blazers

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    O.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.
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Sports Columnists

  • Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…

    Feb 7
    The 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 bust

    Feb 7
    Chris 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?