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Kawhi Leonard apparently hurt his knee on a nail on the 76ers’ …

Kawhi Leonard apparently hurt his knee on a nail on the 76ers’ home floor, which is weird

yahoo.com Updated Jan 22, 2013
Kawhi Leonard missed more than a month earlier this season with quadriceps tendinitis, leaving the San Antonio Spurs without their top option at the small forward position and temporarily derailing what had been a strong start to the season for the seco…
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  • Grizzlies, Cavs agree to multiplayer trade

    Grizzlies, Cavs agree to multiplayer trade

    nba.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Jan 22, 2013
    The Memphis Grizzlies traded Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick Tuesday to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer.
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  • Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans…

    Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans To Sign Delonte West

    dimemag.com Jan 22, 2013
    According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Memphis has agreed to a multiplayer trade with Cleveland that’ll take $6 million off their payroll and get them under the luxury tax line. Remember all those rumors about a possible Rudy Gay trade? The Grizz may be
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  • A Star Grows In Indy

    A Star Grows In Indy

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    Paul George has emerged as a go-to scorer and potential All-Star for Indianapolis. And in a year with many good candidates, he's the favorite for Most Improved, says Ian Thomsen.
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  • The Clippers’ Worst Nightmare Resurfaces; The Lakers Are Fallin…

    The Clippers’ Worst Nightmare Resurfaces; The Lakers Are Falling Apart

    dimemag.com Jan 22, 2013
    The Clippers really don’t want to see the Warriors in the playoffs. We’d like it, but they certainly wouldn’t, not after Golden State beat them for the third time this season, 106-99. “There are shooters and then there are just the indescribable.â
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  • The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial Deal

    The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial Deal

    grantland.com Jan 22, 2013
    A few quick notes on the Grizzlies trading Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby, and a future first-round pick to Cleveland for Jon Leuer in...
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  • Video - Grizzlies, Cavaliers Agree To Trade 02:32

    Grizzlies, Cavaliers Agree To Trade

    Jan 22
    Brian Windhorst discusses the multiplayer deal between Memphis and Cleveland, which sheds more than $6 million off the Grizzlies' payroll.
  • Video - David Thorpe: 25 Under 25 05:19

    David Thorpe: 25 Under 25

    Jan 22
    The best young players in the NBA are, David Thorpe points out, not so different from the best players in the NBA, period.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Martin doing the little things for OKC

    Jan 22
    That "other" Kevin is a big reason why the Thunder own the NBA's best record, J.A. Adande writes.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers may consider trading Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers growing concerned over unhappy Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Ian Thomsen: Blossoming before our eyes, George a favorite for Most Improv…

    Jan 22
    I know there are a lot of strong candidates for Most Improved Player, but I think it'll be hard to justify selecting anyone over Paul George if he keeps up his current pace. He's averaging 19.3 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in January, carrying a…