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  1. Sources: Kings discussing trade for Deron Williams
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Kings discussing trade for Deron Williams

  2. Warriors' Andrew Bogut likens restoring cars to caring for battered body
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    Warriors' Andrew Bogut likens restoring cars to caring for battered body

  3. Kobe Bryant may take time off after another subpar outing in Lakers loss
    Marc J. Spears

    Kobe Bryant may take time off after another subpar outing in Lakers loss

  4. Kendrick Perkins: Rajon Rondo wanted out of Boston
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    Kendrick Perkins: Rajon Rondo wanted out of Boston

  5. What's next for the Sacramento Kings?
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    What's next for the Sacramento Kings?

  6. Fantasy impact of Rondo trade
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    Fantasy impact of Rondo trade

  7. Sources: Celtics deal Rajon Rondo to Mavs
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    Sources: Celtics deal Rajon Rondo to Mavs

  8. Sources: Mavericks emerge as suitor to trade for Rajon Rondo

    Sources: Mavericks emerge as suitor to trade for Rajon Rondo

  9. Sources: Rockets acquire Corey Brewer from Timberwolves in three-team deal
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    Sources: Rockets acquire Corey Brewer from Timberwolves in three-team deal

  10. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook back, Thunder look like contenders
    Marc J. Spears

    With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook back, Thunder look like contenders

  • Kobe Bryant may take time off after another subpar outing in Lakers loss

    Lakers coach Byron Scott said he would talk to Bryant about taking time off after the star guard struggled against the Kings.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Cavs play as protest takes place outside arena

    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Several dozen peaceful protesters gathered outside Quicken Loans Arena during Sunday's Cavaliers-Grizzlies game trying to raise awareness about police shootings nationwide.

    The Associated Press
  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    Dec 21 (The Sports Xchange) - Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson may have already worn out his welcome with his new team. The Boston Globe reported the team is looking to trade Stephenson after signing him to a free agent deal in the offseason. He has reportedly clashed with teammates.…

    Reuters
  • Ex-NBA player Carl Herrera wounded in Venezuela

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Officials say former NBA player Carl Herrera has been shot and wounded during an apparent robbery attempt in Venezuela.

    The Associated Press
  • LeBron scores 25 as Cavaliers tame Grizzlies 105-91

    CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James and Kyrie Irving stepped aside and let one of their teammates polish off an opponent.

    The Associated Press
    Mon, Dec 22
    5:00 PM PST
    Utah at Memphis
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    LeBron's Big Smash

    LeBron James charges to the rack and punches in the emphatic flush.

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  • Davis scores 38, leads Pelicans past Thunder

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant didn't play for the Thunder on Sunday, but it seemed like he showed up in a different uniform.

    The Associated Press
  • Trail Blazers-Rockets Preview

    With a two-point lead and less than one second remaining in Game 6 of their first-round matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers, the Rockets could hardly wait to welcome Rip City back to Houston.

    The Associated Press
    Mon, Dec 22
    5:00 PM PST
    Portland at Houston
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  • Rondo makes successful debut with Mavericks

    Dallas (AFP) - Rajon Rondo tallied six points and nine assists in his Dallas debut as he helped lead the Mavericks to a 99-93 win over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs.

    AFP
  • NBA standings

    Dec 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the NBA on Sunday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 22 6 .786 - 2. Brooklyn 11 15 .423 10 3. Boston 10 15 .400 10 1/2 4. NY Knicks 5 25 .167 18 5. Philadelphia 3 23 .115 18 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Chicago 17 9 .654 - 2.…

    Reuters
  • Nuggets-Hornets Preview

    The Charlotte Hornets can't seem to find an offer acceptable enough to make Lance Stephenson go away for good, but his temporary absence certainly appears to have given Steve Clifford's club a spark.

    The Associated Press
    Mon, Dec 22
    4:00 PM PST
    Denver at Charlotte
    Preview Game
  • Suns end Wizards' 6-game winning streak

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek got the killer instinct he was looking for.

    The Associated Press
  • Raptors team up to defeat Knicks

    Toronto (Canada) (AFP) - Six players scored in double figures as the Toronto Raptors used a balanced attack to beat the New York Knicks 118-108 on Sunday.

    AFP
  • Wired: Week 9 Top NBA Pickups

    Shabazz Muhammad is the hot pickup in fantasy hoops, while Robert Covington isn't owned in enough leagues. Find out who else makes the list in Wired.

    Rotoworld
  • Pelicans call up Smith from Fort Wayne

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans have recalled rookie point guard Russ Smith from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.

    The Associated Press
  • Kings snap 5-game losing skid, beat Lakers 108-101

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings finally found the right remedy to end a monthlong bout of bad news: a healthy DeMarcus Cousins and a struggling Kobe Bryant.

    The Associated Press
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  • Irving is USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, the MVP of the Basketball World Cup, was honored Sunday as the USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.

    The Associated Press
  • Paul, Griffin lift Clippers over Bucks 106-102

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The schedule maker hasn't been kind to the Los Angeles Clippers in December. Still, they have found a way to win some narrow victories against tough opponents.

    The Associated Press
    Mon, Dec 22
    5:30 PM PST
    LA Clippers at San Antonio
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