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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…Upvote Share Tweet
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.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans To Sign Delonte Westdimemag.com Updated Jan 22, 2013According 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 beUpvote Share Tweet
A Star Grows In IndyCNNSI.com Updated Jan 22, 2013Paul 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.Upvote Share Tweet
The Clippers’ Worst Nightmare Resurfaces; The Lakers Are Falling Apartdimemag.com Updated Jan 22, 2013The 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.âUpvote Share Tweet
The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial Dealgrantland.com Updated Jan 22, 2013A 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Grizzlies, Cavaliers Agree To TradeJan 22Brian Windhorst discusses the multiplayer deal between Memphis and Cleveland, which sheds more than $6 million off the Grizzlies' payroll.
David Thorpe: 25 Under 25Jan 22The best young players in the NBA are, David Thorpe points out, not so different from the best players in the NBA, period.
Daily Dime: Martin doing the little things for OKCJan 22That "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 HowardJan 22Though 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 HowardJan 22Though 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 22I 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…