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Tony Parker had 24 points and 13 assists, and the Spurs rallied for a 106-102 victory over the Hornets on Wednesday night, overcoming the absence of Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich for their 15th straight win at home.Upvote Share TweetDwight Howard re-aggravated the torn labrum in his right shoulder late in the first half of the Los Angeles Lakers' 106-93 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night and did not return to the game.Upvote Share Tweet
Houston Falling: The Rockets' struggles continue. The Nuggets took…The Rockets' struggles continue. The Nuggets took over in the third quarter en route to a 105-95 win over Houston, handing James Harden and crew their eighth loss in nine games.Upvote Share TweetThe New Orleans Hornets are moving ahead with plans to change their name to the Pelicans next season, people familiar with the decision said.Upvote Share Tweet
Royce White says he’s near deal to return to Rockets: ‘Any hour now, this whole thing’ll be over’yahoo.com Updated Jan 23, 2013At long last, rookie Royce White finally appears to be getting closer to playing professional basketball under the Houston Rockets' umbrella. It's been more than two weeks since the Rockets suspended White, who has yet to play a minute for Houston this …Upvote Share TweetThe Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard-forward Chris Johnson to a 10-day contract a day after sending three players to the Cleveland Cavaliers to free up salary space.Upvote Share Tweet
Handing out awards at NBA's midway pointWith the 2012-13 season at the halfway mark, SI.com's NBA writers make their picks for the league's top performers. The MVP and Coach of the Year races have produced the most disagreement at the top, while clear favorites have emerged for Rookie of the …Upvote Share Tweet
Grizzlies Hand Lakers Fourth Straight DefeatJan 23Lakers lose Dwight Howard to injury.
Nuggets Roll RocketsJan 23Ty Lawson leads Nuggets past Rockets.
Parker's Double-Double Lifts Spurs Past HornetsJan 23Spurs outlast Hornets, 106-102.
Lee Jenkins: Despite offseason loss, Thunder continue to growJan 23LOS ANGELES -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have always challenged conventional wisdom -- they play in one of the smallest markets in professional sports, in a region consumed by college football, and implausibly built the best home-court advantage in the …