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  • Lakers to start Chris Kaman in place of Shawne Williams tonight

    HOUSTON -- The Lakers will start Chris Kaman instead of Shawne Williams in an effort to match up better against a brawny Houston team Thursday. Kaman will join Pau Gasol in the frontcourt against the Rockets, who start Dwight Howard and 7-footer Omer...
  • Clippers' DeAndre Jordan to face friend Dwight Howard of Houston

    Clippers' DeAndre Jordan to face friend Dwight Howard of Houston
    They are close friends, but Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will be foes Monday night. They both faced adverse circumstances last season, but Jordan and Howard are in better situations now. Jordan does say it will...
  • Falling Lakers need to let go of Pau Gasol

    It's time for the Lakers to state the obvious and utter the three words that could save them from continuing their sad decline into NBA irrelevance: Ciao, Pau Gasol. Thanks for the championship memories. Thanks for being such a classy guy and...
  • Rose returns, and he still won't find a second star

    Rose returns, and he still won't find a second star
    Derrick Rose is coming back to play his first real game in 18 months. But he is not bringing another superstar with him. Drive home safely, Chicago. Rose has looked terrific in exhibition games, attacking the basket as fearlessly as we remember and...
  • NBA free agents: Updates on Class of 2012

    <b>NBA free agents:</b> Updates on Class of 2012
    An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available: Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
  • Steinberg: Howard chooses Rockets

    As I had previously analyzed the situation in my column, Dwight Howard is leaving the Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets. This signing dramatically alters the power dynamic in the NBA. My prediction was not based on any inside knowledge, but an...
  • Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings

    Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings
    Julius Peppers hung out in the Gold Coast neighborhood following Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, just like he did after the Bears’ previous home game. The Bears defensive end, who dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse following his team’...
  • Fran Vázquez has agreed to a new deal with a Spanish team

    Fran V&#225;zquez has agreed to a new deal with a Spanish team
    If Fran Vázquez ever plays for the Orlando Magic, it won't be before the 2014-15 season. The Magic's 2005 first-round draft pick has decided to keep playing in Europe. Again. In an interview Tuesday, Vázquez's agent, José Cobelo, confirmed that Vázquez...
  • Rosenbloom: If Bulls have a plan, it seems worse than Milicic's offense

    Rosenbloom: If Bulls have a plan, it seems worse than Milicic's offense
    As Omer Asik moves closer to wisely taking all that money the Houston Rockets are stupidly offering, the Bulls reportedly are interested in Darko Milicic, who played for the Timberwolves last season. No, wait, it was more like Milicic sat for the...
  • Bulls bring home Mohammed

    Bulls bring home Mohammed
    Nazr Mohammed is coming home. As expected, the Chicago native and Kenwood Academy alum has signed with the Bulls, his eighth NBA team. The 14-year vet will take the place of Omer Asik, who signed with Houston. Mohammed is 6-foot-10 and 250 pounds and...
  • Q&A with Arlington jockey Santo Sanjur

    Q&A with Arlington jockey Santo Sanjur