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Crawford leads Paul-less Clippers past Rockets

Crawford leads Paul-less Clippers past Rockets

ESPN.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, including 12 straight to start the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers looked just fine without Chris Paul in a 117-109 win over the struggling Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
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  • DeAndre Jordan Denies Patrick Patterson

    DeAndre Jordan Denies Patrick Patterson

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    DeAndre Jordan hustles across the baseline and comes up with a huge block on Patrick Patterson’s shot attempt in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.The post DeAndre Jordan Denies Patrick Patterson appeared first on
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  • Eric Bledsoe Lobs It To DeAndre Jordan

    Eric Bledsoe Lobs It To DeAndre Jordan

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    Eric Bledsoe picks off a pass and lobs the rock to DeAndre Jordan who throws down the alley-oop in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.The post Eric Bledsoe Lobs It To DeAndre Jordan appeared first on Dime Magazine (di
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  • Vasquez, Gordon guide Hornets past 76ers

    Vasquez, Gordon guide Hornets past 76ers

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    Greivis Vasquez scored 23 points, Eric Gordon added 19 and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 111-99 on Tuesday night.
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  • Fla. lawyer sues San Antonio Spurs for ‘deceptive’ decision to …

    Fla. lawyer sues San Antonio Spurs for ‘deceptive’ decision to rest stars vs. Miami Heat

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    We all remember San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich incurring the wrath of David Stern when he decided to send Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green back to Texas to rest rather than suit them up for a nationally televised matchup wi…
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  • Dallas Won’t Trade Dirk Nowitzki, But It Did Send His Bobblehea…

    Dallas Won’t Trade Dirk Nowitzki, But It Did Send His Bobblehead Into Space

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    Two days ago Dallas owner Mark Cuban re-iterated that he would not trade cornerstone player Dirk Nowitzki. Cuban recently said that the “Bank of Cuban” was open and he would “100 percent” make a trade by the Feb. 21 deadline. Shawn Marion is the p
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  • Mark Cuban & Dallas Want The NBA To Know They’re Open To Trades

    Mark Cuban & Dallas Want The NBA To Know They’re Open To Trades

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    The plan, all along, was to get through this season with a half-filled cabinet, and then clear it for a strike at the summer free agency bonanza. But Dallas lost Dirk Nowitzki to injury for the first leg of the season, and even with a few guys playing o…
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  • 5 Benches That Could Hold Back NBA Playoff Contenders

    5 Benches That Could Hold Back NBA Playoff Contenders

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    What makes San Antonio so frustrating for opponents and fun to watch for us, the fans, is the parallel personnel magic GM R.C. Buford and coach Gregg Popovich seem to always have working. It’s twofold: The Spurs’ core of Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and M
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  • Kevin Durant posterizes Marcin Gortat, despite Gortat’s best ef…

    Kevin Durant posterizes Marcin Gortat, despite Gortat’s best efforts (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    Kevin Durant's been hunting for poster victims pretty much all season long. We've seen him ring up Toronto Raptors rookie Jonas Valanciunas, go end-to-end to throw one down on Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith, turn a blocked shot into a vicious slam on …
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  • Kevin Durant Unleashes The Monster In The Desert; The Grizzlies…

    Kevin Durant Unleashes The Monster In The Desert; The Grizzlies Get Exposed

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    It’s a good thing Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook didn’t get much help last night. Phoenix fans went to the arena expecting to see competitive basketball, not some bloodbath. Durant and Westbrook didn’t need any help, taking the Suns on 2-on-5 an
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  • Video - Cuban Ready To Make A Deal 02:42

    Cuban Ready To Make A Deal

    Jan 15
    ESPNDallas.com's Tim MacMahon discusses Mark Cuban's comments about the Mavericks' being aggressive before the NBA trade deadline.
  • Video - Coast to Coast: Picking The All-Stars 05:38

    Coast to Coast: Picking The All-Stars

    Jan 15
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez on why upstart teams deserve more attention when it comes to selecting All-Stars.
  • Video - Hornets Cruise Past 76ers 00:53

    Hornets Cruise Past 76ers

    Jan 15
    Hornets top 76ers 111-99 for their fifth win in six games.
  • Video - Clippers Sneak Past Rockets, 117-109 01:07

    Clippers Sneak Past Rockets, 117-109

    Jan 15
    Clippers pick up 30th win of the season.

Sports Columnists

  • Paul George, Deron Williams shine at home; Andrea Bargnani, Tim Duncan shi…

    Jan 15
    John Cregan looks at players with significant statistical splits at home versus on the road.
  • Ian Thomsen: Examining the coaching hot seat, more mail

    Jan 15
    We've already seen three coaches lose their jobs this season: Mike Brown, Avery Johnson and Scott Skiles. With the midway point of the season approaching, which other coaches should be fearing for their futures? -- Thomas Detweiler, Philadelphia
  • Grantland Channel Presents: House Eats

    Jan 15
    Joe House and I became friends for two reasons: eating and basketball. When we went to school together at the College of the Holy Cross, we would play...