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  • Josh Smith reportedly headed to Houston Rockets, not Clippers

    The Clippers can cross one potential item off their last-minute Christmas shopping list. Free agent forward Josh Smith has agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets, a person with knowledge of his decision told the Associated Press, only two days after he...
  • Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao out for season because of torn tendon

    Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao out for season because of torn tendon
    Anderson Varejao's season has ended, dealing a major blow to the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA title hopes. Cleveland's starting center tore his left Achilles tendon on Tuesday night in a win over Minnesota, an injury that will cost him the rest of this...
  • Ira Winderman: No logic for Heat to tank

    Ira Winderman: No logic for Heat to tank
    First, the reality: NBA teams don't tank. At least not when it comes to the perception of playing to lose. Coaches coach to win; players play to win. Always. Example A was the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Now, that...
  • NBA Coast to Coast: Josh Smith pays dividends in Rockets debut

    Josh Smith immediately paid dividends for the Houston Rockets, while the Memphis Grizzlies remained spiraling on their longest losing streak of the season. Smith, who signed earlier in the day, scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds Friday night as...
  • Wizards Lead Celtics From Start To Finish

    WASHINGTON -- Forward Kris Humphries scored 18 points, forward Paul Pierce had 17 points in 18 minutes against his former team and the Washington Wizards demolished the Boston Celtics 101-88 on Saturday night. No nail-biting this time against the Celtics...
  • Heat rally falls short in 103-95 loss to Grizzlies

    Heat rally falls short in 103-95 loss to Grizzlies
    The letdown after the chaotic Christmas climax against the Cleveland Cavaliers was predictable. So there was a 13-point deficit in the first quarter, 16 at halftime and 19 in the third quarter. No, it did not look good early. But it did look at lot...
  • Lakers claim Tarik Black off waivers, release Xavier Henry

    Lakers claim Tarik Black off waivers, release Xavier Henry
    On Sunday, the Lakers claimed former Houston Rockets forward/center Tarik Black off waivers. Black was released on Friday by the Rockets, who needed a roster spot to sign forward Josh Smith. The 6-foot-11 rookie went undrafted in June, but averaged 4....
  • Lakers acquire Tarik Black on waivers from Houston Rockets

    The Lakers' poor record actually helped them Sunday. They acquired Tarik Black on waivers, beating at least one other team that put in a claim for the energetic rookie center after he was cut last week by Houston to make room for Josh Smith. Black...
  • Lakers' Jordan Hill is having an off month

    Lakers' Jordan Hill is having an off month
    Jordan Hill was the Lakers' second-best player going into December. Now he's not even the second-best player in their frontcourt. Hill has been rolling downhill since the calendar turned from November, his double-doubles replaced almost entirely by...
  • Winderman's view: Pacers 106, Heat 95

    Winderman's view: Pacers 106, Heat 95
    Observations from Wednesday's 106-95 loss to the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse: -- 2014, not the best of years for the Heat. -- Another double-digit second-half lead. -- Another loss. -- The Heat's offense so fluid early. -- So not...
  • Frustration rises for Heat as losses pile up

    Frustration rises for Heat as losses pile up
    Throughout the season, the Miami Heat have been understanding of their expected struggles. They figured there would be difficult times. They expected stretches of inconsistency. Give it time, they'd often say. After falling to five games below .500,...