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Rockets' White makes debut in NBA D-League

Rockets' White makes debut in NBA D-League

ESPN.com CNNSI.com nba.com Updated Feb 12, 2013
Royce White says he is ready to focus on basketball. White scored seven points, grabbed eight rebounds and had four assists for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in Tuesday's 139-122 win over Maine, one day after reporting to the Rockets' D-League affiliate.
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  • Ex-Mav West still a no-show for D-League team

    Ex-Mav West still a no-show for D-League team

    CNNSI.com Feb 12, 2013
    DALLAS (AP) -- Delonte West hasn't joined the Texas Legends more than two weeks after the NBA Development League team acquired his rights.
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring how the Spurs stay so Spurs-y wit…

    The 10-man rotation, starring how the Spurs stay so Spurs-y without all the best Spurs

    yahoo.com Feb 12, 2013
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: SB Nation. After another streamrolling…
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  • The Top 5 Teams That Should Sign Kenyon Martin

    The Top 5 Teams That Should Sign Kenyon Martin

    dimemag.com Feb 12, 2013
    Attention Kenyon Martin shoppers. Your power forward is ready for pickup. The 12-year vet, with career averages of 13 points and 7.1 boards, claims he’s ready to take advantage of whatever opportunity comes his way at the age of 34. Earlier this season,
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  • Owner: New-look Grizzlies built for playoff run

    Owner: New-look Grizzlies built for playoff run

    Grizzlies owner Robert Pera says the team's recent moves, including the trade of leading scorer Rudy Gay, have Memphis set up for a good run in the playoffs.
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  • Beware, Mavericks: DeShawn Stevenson wants to play his ‘last tw…

    Beware, Mavericks: DeShawn Stevenson wants to play his ‘last two, three seasons’ in Dallas

    yahoo.com Feb 12, 2013
    In the months following the end of the 2011 NBA lockout, the defending champion Dallas Mavericks were faced with an enormous luxury tax bill, a capped-out team, an enticing 2012 free agent class, and enough trading options to make a shakeup of the champ…
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  • Smith's 26 and 13 fuel Hawks victory over Mavs

    Smith's 26 and 13 fuel Hawks victory over Mavs

    ESPN.com Feb 12, 2013
    Josh Smith had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Devin Harris made a key steal in the final minute and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-101 Monday night.
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  • About Last Night: Spurs Win in Spite of Themselves

    About Last Night: Spurs Win in Spite of Themselves

    grantland.com Feb 12, 2013
    In case you were busy fixating on that piece of popcorn stuck between your molars, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. The San Antonio Spurs...
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  • Video - Gasol's Double-Double Lifts Grizzlies Past Kings 00:57

    Gasol's Double-Double Lifts Grizzlies Past Kings

    Feb 12
    Grizzlies hold off late charge from Kings.
  • Video - Former NBA Player Escorted By Police From Son's Game 00:14

    Former NBA Player Escorted By Police From Son's Game

    Feb 12
    Former NBA player Mike Bibby was ejected from his son's basketball game and escorted from the gym by police.
  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: Should the Mavericks trade Shawn Marion? 01:06

    Dallas Hot Button: Should the Mavericks trade Shawn Marion?

    Feb 12
    This week's burning question for the Dallas Hot Button: Should the Dallas Mavericks trade Shawn Marion? Tim Legler weighs in on the "go for it" side of the equation.
  • Video - Rockets Hand Warriors Fifth Straight Loss 01:00

    Rockets Hand Warriors Fifth Straight Loss

    Feb 12
    James Harden leads Rockets with 27 points.

Sports Columnists

  • Kobe Bryant says chastising fan on Twitter was 'right thing to do'

    Feb 13
    Kobe Bryant welcomes challenges, which explains why he chastised a fan on Twitter for using a homophobic slur. "It's the right thing to do," Bryant told ESPN.com. "I couldn't help myself. I saw it, I was like, 'I can't help myself. I have to respond.'"
  • Ian Thomsen: John Wall's return puts Wizards back on track; more mail

    Feb 12
    Time to break up the Wiz? Washington has won 11 of its last 18 and has ranked first in defensive efficiency since John Wall returned. Could they sneak into the playoffs as the team no one wants to face in the first round? -- Adam T., Washington D.C.
  • Adande/Gutierrez: Comparing LeBron James to Michael Jordan

    Feb 12
    Our experts discuss whether LeBron James can reach or surpass Michael Jordan's level of greatness.