Tweet of the Night: Rachel Nichols and Daryl Morey agree on the best team in Southwest Division

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After unexpectedly losing Chandler Parsons to free agency, the Houston Rockets were supposed to take a step back from a season ago. They also lost Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik for nothing in their attempt to free up cap space to sign Chris Bosh, which ultimately failed when the power forward re-signed with the Miami Heat. The Rockets did manage to sign Trevor Ariza to replace Parsons, though, and that move has helped them stay undefeated through the first six games, making

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SH Blog: Kerr says Curry has been best defender on Warriors so far, Lakers may go hard after Rondo next summer

Stephen Curry

We all know that Stephen Curry is a wizard when it comes to doing things on offense. The gifted point guard, who puts fear into the opposition with his ability to pull up for a shot at any given moment – with pinpoint accuracy – can also pass with the best of them. Because his ability to handle the ball has gotten better just about every year since he entered the league, Curry is one of the most unique and challenging

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Tweet of the Night: Kenny Smith preaches patience with Cleveland Cavaliers

Kenny Smith

Much like the first time LeBron James formed a trio in Miami, the new Big 3 in Cleveland are struggling in the early going. Expected to be one of the top two teams in the East, the Cavs have struggled out of the gates, losing to the New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers and barely edging out a win against a shorthanded Chicago Bulls team in overtime. The defense has been suspect, but the bigger surprise is their lack of continuity on

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Tweet of the Night: Jordan Crawford is less than thrilled with the play of Trey Burke

Former Golden State Warriors backup guard Jordan Crawford is no longer in the NBA after finding a home in China in the offseason. He still has great interest in what’s going on in the league, though, and tweets about various NBA activities from time to time. On Monday, he set his eyes on the game between Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz. After seeing Chris Paul notch a triple-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists against Trey Burke, who had

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Tweet of the Night: Ricky Rubio excited to re-sign with the Timberwolves for four years

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It has long been speculated that the Minnesota Timberwolves wanted to sign point guard Ricky Rubio to a long-term deal despite his inability to score effectively, and it finally came to fruition on Friday when they signed him to a four-year, $55 million contract extension. Rubio now looks to be a cornerstone of the team for years to come and help Minnesota rebuild with No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins on board after trading away franchise player Kevin Love over the

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SH Blog: Russell Westbrook suffers broken hand, Kobe calls Dwight ugly names, Josh Smith says Faried is scared of him

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Unfortunately for the Oklahoma City Thunder, the basketball gods have decided to strike them in the worst possible way this season. It all started when rookie Mitch McGary suffered a broken left foot during the preseason. Soon followed a devastating injury to Kevin Durant, who similarly suffered a broken right foot during the preseason, forcing him to miss the next 6-8 weeks. Then came news that Reggie Jackson sprained his ankle and Jeremy Lamb tweaked his back during practice. Both have

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Tweet of the Night: Dan Le Batard makes fun of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers

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When LeBron James left the Miami Heat to make his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers over the summer, most Heat fans – yes, they are out there –  understood the decision and appreciated the two championships James brought to the franchise. It’s never easy to watch your best player go, though, and some of the fans in Miami were naturally upset. Add Dan Le Batard, host of the show “Highly Questionable”, to that list. It was stated earlier in the summer that more

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SH Blog: Melo admits Knicks will never know the Triangle all the way, Blatt doesn’t like expectations set on Cleveland

Carmelo Anthony

Over the summer, Carmelo Anthony had the chance to put himself in position to be a part of one of the top contending teams in the league. He was a free agent, and the Chicago Bulls believed the small forward was the perfect offensive force to complete their team compromised of mostly defensively-dominant players. Of course, Anthony decided to be loyal (the extra $20-plus million probably helped) and remained with the rebuilding New York Knicks. Unfortunately, he got to see on Wednesday

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