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Bryant's triple-double lifts Lakers over Nuggets

Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kobe Bryant had a triple-double with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets 111-103 on Tuesday night.<p>Carlos Boozer posted 19 points and nine rebounds, Ronnie Price netted 18 points and Wesley Johnson added 16 for …

Have we witnessed the end of NBA dynasties?

With a wide open race to the title, is the NBA more democratic and less dynastic these days? And is that good for fans and the league?<p><i>In this edition of FLANNS & ZILLZ, we discuss the 2014-15 NBA season as a transition year between eras and wonder if the era of eras has ended. Enjoy.</i><p><b>ZILLER:</b> We've …

NBA power rankings: Warriors hold onto the top spot by a thread

The Warriors had a rough week, but they're hanging on by a thread at the top of our power rankings while they bide their time until Andrew Bogut returns.<p>1. Golden State Warriors (24-5, Last week: 1)<p>They might be from California, but they weren't dreaming about it through the holiday week. …

NBA Power Rankings: An East team is rising

<b>1.</b> Golden State Warriors (Record: 24-5; last week’s rank: 1): The Warriors once again resemble last season’s small playoff team with centers Andrew …

Jimmy Butler scores 27 as Bulls squeak by Pacers, win 7th straight

INDIANAPOLIS -- Jimmy Butler is finding ways to show what kind of threat he can be for the Chicago Bulls.<p>And he's finding ways to cause problems for …

NBA schedule 2014: The Warriors visit the Bulls, looking for their 12th win in a row

The Bulls will welcome the hottest team in the league to Chicago, while Blake Griffin and Anthony Davis will compete for the best highlight in Los Angeles.<p>The Golden State Warriors have been on a tear, winning their last 11 games in a row to take the lead out West. On Thursday, they completely …

Cleveland Cavaliers' 6th Straight Win Is Most Convincing Performance Yet

It's still way too early to crown the Cleveland Cavaliers as anything close to NBA title favorites, but if their latest trip across the 49th parallel was any indication, they're at least inching closer to contention.<p>Less than 24 hours after escaping Madison Square Garden with a three-point victory …

Kobe Bryant: What It Means to Me to Pass Michael Jordan on NBA's Scoring List

All the reasons that others have to diminish this, an upcoming accomplishment that most definitely resonates with Kobe Bryant, are the very reasons he cherishes it.<p>Bryant is set to pass Michael Jordan on the all-time NBA scoring list in the next week or two. Yes, it has taken him more games, more …

Hornets reportedly considering trades to shake things up

A 4-14 start to the season has Charlotte pursuing ways to right the ship, even at this early point in the season.<p>The 4-14 Charlotte Hornets have been "aggressive making trade calls" around the league, according to Grantland's Zach Lowe. Lowe, attributing his report to "sources around the league," …

Seattle Mariners sign Nelson Cruz

The Seattle Mariners have signed nelson Cruz for 4 years 57 million dollars. A year after the Mariners owner saying he wanted nothing to do ...

The Hawks did very bad, mean things to the Hornets

The Atlanta Hawks scored twice as many points as the Charlotte Hornets. THAT IS BAD.<p>Everybody has laughed at the Sixers this year for their many losses and outlandishly bad final scores. So now let's take a peek at the Hawks vs. the Hornets and NOOOOO!<p>Since you're wondering: There's only been one …

Russell Westbook is beating the Knicks on his own

Yep, you're reading that right. After one quarter Russell Westbrook has more points than THE ENTIRE NEW YORK KNICKS TEAM! This is also his first game back after a major injury so ... things are going swimmingly.<p>It's not just that Russ is dominating, it's that he's making people look silly.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> …

Robert Horry says he wouldn’t play defense if Kobe Bryant kept shooting

Robert Horry may have won three championship rings alongside Kobe Bryant, and he may now be an employee of the Lakers’ flagship television station at …

Lakers seem to have trust issues, 'deep-rooted' problems

The Lakers are already talking about trust, or lack of it, and it's barely a few weeks into the season.<p>After the Lakers gave up 136 points Sunday to Golden State, <b>Jeremy Lin</b> had a lot to say about the defense.<p>"We can't live with the stuff we gave up. It wasn't even shots. It was just, like, layups, …

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kobe Bryant and Rajon Rondo

It’s hard to feel sorry for Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics fans considering the two franchises basically had a monopoly on the Larry O’Brien Trophy for so many years.<p>However, the 2014-15 season is not going to be pretty for either legendary team. Neither squad will reach the postseason, and …

Kobe Bryant reaches another (shooting) low in Lakers' loss to Spurs

The<p>Lakersaren't alone in careening toward another season of new lows.Kobe Bryantis right there with them.<p>He had one of his worst shooting nights as the Lakers lost to the<p>San Antonio Spurs, 93-80, Friday atStaples Center.<p>He made only one of 14 attempts, his roughest outing when taking more than four …

Heat Check: Without Wade, Miami stumbles against Hawks | FOX Sports

Without Dwyane Wade for the first time this season Friday night, the Miami Heat looked lost from the start and never led in a 114-103 loss to the …

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Cavs 122, C's 121: James takes over late

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Jazz 102, Knicks 100: Losing skid hits 7

NEW YORK -- Trey Burke broke the New York Knicks’ heart on Friday night.<p>Burke hit a 21-footer over the outstretched hand of J.R. Smith at the buzzer …

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ESPN Anchor Blames adidas Shoes for Derrick Rose's Injuries

<b>by Brandon Richard</b><p>There's no need to ignore the elephant in the room. No matter how illogical the thinking is, adidas Basketball has a stigma for …

Lakers short-handed after Ronnie Price is suspended for flagrant foul 2

As if the Lakers weren't already getting shoved around by long odds, they suited up only three guards Friday against San Antonio.<p>They weren't real thrilled about it.<p>Lakers General Manager <b>Mitch Kupchak</b> responded unhappily to the NBA's decision to suspend <b>Ronnie Price</b> one game after a flagrant foul 2 …

Spurs rout Lakers for 3rd straight win as Kobe goes 1-for-14

LOS ANGELES -- Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant chatted during a few breaks in play, taking a moment to savor one of their decreasing chances to run the …

The Sixers will find a way to lose, even if they have to kick a basketball

Kicking basketballs, leaving the rim open ... this some top-notch losing.<p>The Philadelphia 76ers played a pretty brilliant game against the Houston Rockets. They were in great position to upset one of the league's best teams, leading by three with 35 seconds to go. The Sixers do not tolerate such …

Derrick Rose: 'Just being myself'

TORONTO -- After acknowledging Tuesday that he was thinking about life after basketball as it pertained to his playing schedule this season, Chicago …

Byron Scott says Lakers' defense might not be fixable

It's been fascinating to watch.<p>Lakers Coach <b>Byron Scott</b> assumed dual personalities after back-to-back losses this week, part of the push and pull he'll be forced to do in what is shaping up as another lost season.<p>First, Scott and <b>Jeremy Lin</b> botched an exchange on which play to call for a key …