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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Balanced Celtics Pull Away From Timberwolves

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics said goodbye to their captain and then said hello to their third straight win on Friday night. With Rajon Rondo in Dallas courtesy of a trade that brought the Celtics three players and two draft picks, his former team...
  • With Rajon Rondo's move to Dallas, Western Conference may get tougher

    With Rajon Rondo's move to Dallas, Western Conference may get tougher
    Rajon Rondo now plays for the Dallas Mavericks, which could make things more difficult for the Clippers in the Western Conference. Or not. "It doesn't mean anything," Clippers point guard Chris Paul said Friday, "until you see how a team plays."...
  • Add Lakers to list of teams interested in Josh Smith

    Add the Lakers to the list of teams interested in free-agent forward Josh Smith. Smith, a 29-year-old 6-foot-9 forward, was waived Monday morning by the Detroit Pistons despite two more seasons and $40.5 million remaining on his contract. "Our team...