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  • NBA Coast to Coast: Josh Smith pays dividends in Rockets debut

    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

    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...
  • Clippers to face a very good Washington team

    Clippers to face a very good Washington team
    When the Clippers play at Washington on Friday night, they'll be facing something they haven't seen much of during their nine-game winning streak: an opponent with a winning record. The Wizards are one of the better teams in the NBA and are tied for the...
  • Kings fire coach Michael Malone: reports

    Just 24 games in the season, the Sacramento Kings have fired coach Michael Malone, multiple media outlets reported late Sunday night. Lead assistant coach and former DePaul star Tyrone Corbin reportedly will take charge of the team on an interim basis....
  • Jimmy Butler must be mentally wary of upcoming restricted free agency

    As the Bulls' 1-1 trip concluded, coach Tom Thibodeau revealed a telling anecdote about Jimmy Butler. "He's old school," Thibodeau said. "(Sunday) night before the (Heat) game, he wasn't feeling well and he said, 'Hey, don't cut my minutes. I'm going to...
  • Dwyane Wade flourishes during Heat's struggles

    Dwyane Wade flourishes during Heat's struggles
    — Dwyane Wade wanted no part in any type of celebration. He had just finished his highest scoring game in four years, yet this was no time for a pat on the back. Disappointment filled his voice after the Heat —on their home court —...
  • Mavericks get Rajon Rondo from Celtics

    Mavericks get Rajon Rondo from Celtics
    The Dallas Mavericks traded for Rajon Rondo on Thursday, dealing three players and two draft picks to the Boston Celtics for the All- Star point guard, according to multiple reports. The Mavericks landed Rondo amid reports the Celtics were talking to...