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Share TweetSan Antonio Spurs swingman Stephen Jackson is expected to miss four to six weeks after suffering a non-displaced fracture to his right pinkie finger during Monday night's home game against the Los Angeles Clippers.Share TweetMemphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for confronting Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins following both their ejections in a game last week.
5 Teams Hanging Tough Without Their Star PlayersUpdated Nov 19, 2012 Share TweetThrough the first 20 days of the NBA’s regular season, injuries and setbacks have already occurred. Some, like Chicago, were injuries we already knew about; they would be without their former MVP, Derrick Rose, for a large portion of the season. Others,
Why Memphis Is Both An NBA Title Contender And PretenderUpdated Nov 19, 2012 Share TweetMemphis handily beat the then-undefeated New York Knicks on Friday night, the seventh in a row for the Grizzlies after losing their opening game to the Clippers. Combined combined with their victory over surprisingly frisky Charlotte a day later, they n…
Terrence Jones dunks right on Jodie Meeks, earns more playing time (VIDEO)Updated Nov 19, 2012 Share TweetOver the past few seasons, the Houston Rockets have lots of promising young forwards, which looks great on paper but has proven difficult to manage in practice. With several players in need of playing time to prove their abilities and improve their game…Source: yahoo.com
Kobe Bryant’s Triple-Double Grounds The Rockets; Rajon Rondo Barely Keeps His Streak AliveUpdated Nov 19, 2012 Share TweetBack in the preseason when the Lakers had all five starters together (a rare occurrence, we know), there were stretches where they were cooking better than Walter White on Breaking Bad. Mike Brown‘s failed experiment hid for a time what we saw once moreShare TweetKobe Bryant had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his 18th career triple-double, and the revitalized Los Angeles Lakers ran past the Houston Rockets 119-108 Sunday night for their fourth victory in five games since firing coach Mike Brown.
Don't Look Now, the Spurs Are Changing Their GameUpdated Nov 19, 2012 Share TweetHere's a sobering thought: The Spurs are 8-2, with the fifth-best point differential in the league, and they are basically screwing around. OK, that'...Source: grantland.com
Nuggets Snap Grizzlies' Eight-Game Winning StreakNov 19Danilo Gallinari drops 26 points on Grizzlies.
Rudy Gay Elevates Over Kenneth FariedNov 19Mike Conley alley-oop to Rudy Gay for the dunk.
Clippers Hold Off SpursNov 19Chris Paul scores 19 and dishes out eight assists in Clippers' 92-87 win over Spurs.
Curry, Warriors Top Mavs In OTNov 19Stephen Curry scores 31 in Warriors 105-101 win over Mavericks.
Chicago Bears get reality check from San Francisco 49ersNov 19The Bears leave San Francisco -- as usual -- in crisis mode.