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Meet J.J. Hickson, The Double-Double Machine Driving Portland
dimemag.com Updated Dec 27, 2012
Like a present-day Brian Grant, J.J. Hickson won’t show up in many conversations about the NBA’s most impressive big men. But just as Grant was an undersized forward who had 39 double-doubles between 1997 and 2000 for Portland, Hickson’s penchant foUpvote Share Tweet
Brooklyn Nets establish Phil Jackson as top coaching target, sources sayDec 27Undaunted by Phil Jackson's reported reluctance to coach their team, Brooklyn Nets officials have established Jackson as their top target in the wake of Avery Johnson's dismissal, according to NBA coaching sources.
Daily Dime: Fifteen straight for ClippersDec 27The Clippers' 15th straight win was another blowout. The Clippers will need challenges to sharpen their playoff form, writes J.A. Adande.
Ian Thomsen: LeBron doesn't need a second act in ClevelandDec 27This has been the year of LeBron James, who earned the NBA championship, the Olympic gold medal and Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. And as his outstanding 2012 ends, one persistent rumor has taken hold.