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The Fundamentals: Why the Rockets are emerging as championship contenders – SI.com

SI.comHouston, next in line record-wise (along with Portland) behind those four contenders, isn’t trusted in quite the same way. Any claim of the Rockets’ potential for a winning run seems steeped in the conditional: They’re one piece away, they need Dwight …Harden’s Big Night Propels RocketsESPNUp next for the Clippers: Wednesday vs. HoustonLos Angeles TimesNBA […]

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cleveland

Bulls close in on Jimmer Fredette – ESPN

ESPNCleveland, meanwhile, needs shooters even after trading for spot-up big man Spencer Hawes last week and have thus begun looking at Fredette as well. But the Akron Beacon-Journal reported Thursday that the Cavaliers’ level of interest in Fredette could …NBA Buyout Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers unlikely to have interest in Jimmer …FanSidedChicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers Interested […]

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miami

Adjustments For LeBron – ESPN

ESPNLeBron James started Thursday night for the Miami Heat, his first game since suffering a broken nose against the Oklahoma City Thunder last week. James had been listed as a gametime call for Miami’s home game against the New York Knicks. [+] Enlarge …LeBron James makes masked debutMiamiHerald.comNew York Knicks vs. Miami Heat: Live Score […]

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cleveland

What are Kyrie Irving’s options? – ESPN

ESPNThe offense doesn’t absolve Irving for what has transpired in Cleveland, however, and whether the blame lies more with Irving or the team, his developmental progress (individual and team-oriented) is being stunted. As ESPN colleague Brian Windhorst …DeMar DeRozan’s 33 points lift Toronto Raptors over Cleveland Cavaliers, 99-93The Plain DealerKyrie Irving’s Camp Reportedly Pushing for […]

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miami

Caron Butler headed to Heat? – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelEddie Jones, Bimbo Coles, Steve Smith and Alonzo Mourning all had second stints in Miami. More recently, the Heat acquired forward Michael Beasley, who they drafted in 2008. “It seems we’re getting a lot of our old guys back together,” Haslem said.Why Caron Butler to Miami Heat Makes Too Much Sense Not to HappenBleacher ReportMiami […]

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Sports

Clippers hold down Harden, Rockets – Reuters

ReutersClippers hold down Harden, Rockets. LOS ANGELES — Darren Collison slowed James Harden, and that helped the Los Angeles Clippers ground the Houston Rockets again. Forward Blake Griffin scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and the Clippers …Clippers hang on to beat Rockets, but lose Jamal Crawford to injuryFOXSports.comBlake Griffin’s 23 points, 16 boards […]

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Blake Griffin’s 23 points, 16 boards help carry Clips past Rockets – ESPN

ESPNLOS ANGELES — The Clippers proved again that they can go nose-to-nose with the Houston Rockets and defend their 1-2 punch of Dwight Howard and James Harden. Blake Griffin had 23 points and 16 rebounds, and reserve Darren Collison scored seven …NBA Preview: Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Clippers Live Streaming InfoInternational Business Times AUClipper […]

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Sports

Griffin: Defense Was Great – ESPN

ESPNThe Clippers won for the sixth time in eight games, converting 20 Houston turnovers into 30 points. DeAndre Jordan had 13 points and 10 rebounds for his 30th double-double. His previous career high was 12 last season. Jamal Crawford, who had a …Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan a defensive dynamoLos Angeles TimesPreview: Rockets at ClippersReutersGriffin, Collison help […]

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Why Caron Butler to Miami Heat Makes Too Much Sense Not to Happen – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportSensible solutions to problems that don’t really exist just seem to find the Miami Heat. Caron Butler now appears to be another one of those solutions. Still headlined by the biggest of NBA Big Threes, the Heat aren’t ever desperate. Problems that …Miami Heat expected to sign Caron Butler on FridayFanSidedCaron Butler May Be […]

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Sports

Preview: Lakers at Pacers – Reuters

ReutersThe Los Angeles Lakers haven’t lost at Indiana in more than five years, a streak that will be tested when the NBA-best Pacers host the struggling Lakers on Tuesday. The Pacers haven’t notched a home win over Los Angeles since Dec. 2, 2008, but they own …Game Rewind: Pacers 118, Lakers 98NBA.comTurner fits in nicely […]

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Sports

Collins Focuses on Being a Net and Learning Plays – New York Times

New York TimesJason Collins at Nets practice Tuesday. “Basketball right now is the priority,” he said. Credit Reed Saxon/Associated Press. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This Page. …Text message from Billie Jean King buoys Nets’ Jason CollinsNewsdayFans Want to Be Able to Buy Collins JerseysWall Street JournalCollins No. 98 Nets […]

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Los Angeles

Report: Big Baby to Sign with Clips – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Los Angeles Clippers reportedly will acquire forward Glen Davis when he hits the open market on Sunday following his contract buyout departure from the Orlando Magic. Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports reported the news, and NBA.com’s David Aldridge …Glen Davis reportedly being pursued by Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets: A …MassLive.com all […]

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New York

Nets sign Jason Collins – ESPN

ESPNCollins is reunited with Nets coach Jason Kidd, who played with the defensive-minded big man in New Jersey from 2001-08, making two trips together to the NBA Finals. Collins also played with Nets guard Joe Johnson for three seasons in Atlanta and spent …Jason Collins, First Openly Gay NBA Player, Signs With Nets and Appears […]

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Sports

Collins Appreciates Milestone but Focuses on His Tasks – New York Times

New York TimesJason Collins, left, battled for a loose ball with Lakers guard MarShon Brooks on Sunday night. Collins’ twin brother, Jarron, and other relatives were at the game. Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press. LOS ANGELES — On the basketball court, Jason Collins has …Jason Collins focused on basketball in Nets debut, not historySportingNews.comFor Jason Collins, […]

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Pro Basketball|Collins Finds Spot Again, Moving the NBA Forward – New York Times

New York TimesCommissioner Adam Silver said it was “poetic” Jason Collins (35) was returning to the Nets. Jason Kidd (5), Collins’s teammate in New Jersey, knew his value. Barton Silverman/The New York Times. On Pro Basketball. By HARVEY ARATON. After a Boston …Jason Collins on joining Nets: ‘I’m ready; let’s do it’USA TODAYNets sign Jason […]

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For Jason Collins the next nine days are very important – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSince the widespread hope here is that stories like this one eventually become non-stories and the acceptance of homosexuality becomes even more the norm rather than the exception, we start with this sobering reality about Jason Collins and his historic …A time to celebrate Jason Collins’ drive to play basketballFOXSports.comJason Gay: Jason Collins, the […]