NHL trade deadline: Miller vs. Halak at heart of Blues-Sabres swap – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comRyan Miller should make the St. Louis Blues better. Now it’s time to see if it’s first-Stanley-Cup-in-franchise-history better. St. Louis, tied for second in the Western Conference with 84 points,…

Should Nashville Predators Target Thomas Vanek? – FanSided

Should Nashville Predators Target Thomas Vanek?FanSidedThe Nashville Predators are only four points out of the second wild card spot in the Western Conference. That is the nice way to look…

Spurs’ Tony Parker to sit out ‘for the foreseeable future’ – SI.com

SI.comTony Parker will join Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard on the shelf for the Spurs. (Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images). Even in pulling off the second-best record in the Western…

JJ Redick out for Clippers, Tony Parker out for Spurs on Tuesday – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAt first glance, Tuesday night’s game between the Clippers and San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center had the look of being a showdown between two of the top…

Houston Rockets Reportedly Shopping Jeremy Lin, Omer Asik in Trade Talks – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportBreaking into the Western Conference’s top-three conversation has done little to quell the Houston Rockets desire for change. After failing to deal Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin earlier in…

John Wall, Team East win Sprite Slam Dunk Contest – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJohn Wall threw down the last and best dunk of the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Wall led the Eastern Conference to a sweep of the Western Conference in the…

Report: James Harden replaces Kobe Bryant as NBA All-Star Game starter – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Lakers superstar, Bryant, will miss the game due to the knee injury that has kept him out of action since Dec. 17. Thunder coach Scott Brooks, who is coaching…

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score and Analysis – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Los Angeles Lakers (18-34) are looking to avoid a third straight loss as they host the Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City Thunder (42-12) on TNT. Keep it locked here…

Clippers finish off Trail Blazers, 122-117 – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe Clippers won an important game over a Portland Trail Blazers team that was ahead of them in the ultra-competitive Western Conference when the night started. Los Angeles’…

Los Angeles Clippers (33-15) at Golden State Warriors (27-19), 10:30 pm (ET) – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.com(SportsNetwork.com) – The Los Angeles Clippers will take their winning streak back to the road, but don’t have to travel too far for Thursday’s Western Conference showdown with the Golden…

Tatar, Red Wings Topple Kings – WKHM

WKHMThe Los Angeles Kings look to be back on track after returning home from an ugly road trip. The same can’t be said for the Detroit Red Wings, who are…

WNBA to put Los Angeles Sparks up for sale, source says – abc7.com

abc7.comLos Angeles Sparks’ Candace Parker, left, reacts to being called for a foul against the Phoenix Mercury as teammate Nneka Ogwumike walks past her during the second half in Game…

NBA: Kevin Durant helps Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Charlotte Bobcats – SkySports

SkySportsA Kevin Durant inspired Oklahoma City Thunder made it two straight wins by sealing victory over the Charlotte Bobcats as they pulled level with the Portland Trailblazers at the top…

Thunder’s Russell Westbrook out for knee surgery again – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWell, that changes everything in the Western Conference. Again. The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday that point guard Russell Westbrook had surgery on his right knee for the second…

Blackhawks pass West test, beat surging Kings – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks were coming off an ugly loss, and they had the surging Los Angeles Kings coming to town for a rematch of last season’s…

Kobe Scores 20, Lakers Fall to Suns – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Los Angeles Lakers (10-10) host the Phoenix Suns (11-9) on Tuesday night in a battle for the bottom of the Western Conference playoff picture. Kobe Bryant is looking…

Thunder may have assembled best team yet – USA TODAY

USA TODAYATLANTA – With Tuesday’s 101-92 win over the Atlanta Hawks, the Oklahoma City Thunder improve to 16-4, good for the second-best record in the Western Conference. However, more than…

Portland Trail Blazers – LaMarcus Aldridge is the Best Power Forward in the NBA – Sportige

SportigeIt seems the opinion on the matter and the position changes everyday, but leading the Portland Trail Blazers to the best start in the Western Conference gives LaMarcus Aldridge the…

NBA scores: Rockets hold on to beat Spurs, Nets win on the road – Philly.com

Philly.comSaturday was full of great NBA action, headlined by a Western Conference battle in San Antonio. The long Thanksgiving four-day weekend is coming to an end, and if you were…

NBA scores: Rockets hold on to beat Spurs, Nets win on the road – SB Nation

SB NationSaturday was full of great NBA action, headlined by a Western Conference battle in San Antonio. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  Share + Comments. The…