Sheridan: Al Jefferson to Spurs?

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The NBA trade deadline journalism racket is a tricky minefield to navigate. The business is driven by rumors, many of which are founded in truth, others of which are utterly fictitious. Distinguishing between the two differentiates the good basketball Web sites from the bad sites. But figuring out who is available is not rocket science if you speak to the right people, and I speak to a lot of plugged-in people on a regular basis. Here is the latest they are telling me:

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No Peace in Brooklyn: Metta Suspended One Game by NBA

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NEW YORK — Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers has been suspended one game without pay for grabbing Brandon Knight of the Detroit Pistons around the neck and striking him in the jaw, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, the NBA Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations. [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Night: Kobe Bryant

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A good night’s sleep was had by all in Lakerland for the first time in … ? Well, Friday night was the first time since December 22 — yes, 40 days and 40 nights — that the Lakers won a road game, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-100. Off to the D now. Good win tonight. The zone broke up our grove a lil bit but nothing we can’t figure out. On to the next one. #magicmamba — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 2, 2013   So

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