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James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron Loses A Battle With A Future StarUpdated Jan 8 Share Tweet
If you were busy trying to breakdown Mike D’Antoni‘s gameplan, which consisted of the coach determining subs by using “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,” you might’ve missed out on James Harden. He was only the best player on the floor by a mile in Housto
Share TweetSteve Nash became just the fifth player in NBA history to reach 10,000 career assists Tuesday, reaching the milestone late in the first half against the Houston Rockets.Share TweetDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $50,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing the officiating.
Clippers' Hill practices, could play against MavsUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetLos Angeles Clippers forward Grant Hill went through a full practice for the first time in nearly three months Tuesday and will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Something Special Is Brewing In New OrleansUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetThe New Orleans Hornets (they’re not the Pelicans just yet) are a team in flux. They started the year with the specious ROY, Anthony Davis, and his inexorable brow grabbing most of the headlines. But it didn’t last. Davis went down with an ankle injurSource: dimemag.comShare TweetThe Dallas Mavericks have signed veteran guard Mike James to a 10-day contract.Source: nba.comShare TweetReport: Grizzlies, Suns talk potential deal for Gay
Hornets PG Greivis Vasquez was pretty stoked to beat the Spurs (VIDEO)Updated Jan 8 Share TweetAs a rookie with the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2010-11 season, Greivis Vasquez experienced some success against the San Antonio Spurs, going 3-1 in four regular-season meetings with Gregg Popovich's team and notching a first-round upset of the top-se…Source: yahoo.com
'I'm An Emotional Guy'Updated Jan 8 Share TweetTalent-wise, few compare with DeMarcus Cousins. But his behavior is starting to overshadow his skill. He sat down with Chris Mannix to discuss his reputation, Sacramento and more.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetHeading into Monday night, only one team had notched wins over both the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat and defending Western Conference champion Oklahoma City Thunder this season - the bruising Memphis Grizzlies, owners of the NBA's fifth-best record.Source: yahoo.comShare TweetGordon Hayward scored a season-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Dallas Mavericks 100-94 on Monday night.
Rockets Fly By Lakers, 125-112Jan 8Rockets win fifth straight.
The Lakers OperaJan 8Henry Abbott on the Lakers and their ever-decreasing chances of making the playoffs.
Coast to Coast: Big DisappointmentsJan 8J.A. Adande and Isreal Gutierrez debate whether the Celtics or Lakers are the bigger disappointment this season.
Rockets Fly By Lakers, 125-112Jan 8Highlight of the night: Rockets win fifth straight.
Heat Reaction: Miami Heat at Indiana PacersJan 8Quick takes at the buzzer on Heat-Pacers.
Ian Thomsen: LeBron poised to pull away in MVP race; more mailJan 8What would it take for LeBron James to NOT win the MVP award? You wrote recently that even though Chris Paul is the current leader, you still expect James to capture the honor at season's end. Would it take a Heat collapse for voters to honor the contri…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.