Fantasy Spin: Rockets Make Two Trades, Then Beat Thunder

Nikola Pekovic

Happy Trade Deadline Day! There will be more deals to come before this afternoon’s deadline, and we will have all the fantasy fallout for you tomorrow morning. On Wednesday, Houston acquired rookie Thomas Robinson from the Kings, and with Patrick Patterson going the other way, T-Rob has a chance at increased minutes in a more professional organization.

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Jerry Buss Twitter Reaction

Jerry Buss

Over the All-Star break, news broke that longtime Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss had been hospitalized and was battling cancer. Monday, Dr. Buss passed away. [Heisler on Buss: As owners go, he stands alone] Many NBA players (former and current), owners and personnel sent their regards via Twitter.

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Five Fast Facts from NBA Games: 2.11.13

statmann

While we get ready for Lent, Valentines Day and the All-Star break, SheridanHoops.com presents five interesting items from the previous evening’s NBA games. Six games were on the schedule on Monday night. The Spurs won without their “Big Three” in Chicago, the Nets ended their losing streak in Indiana and seven was the luckiest and unluckiest number in Charlotte.

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SH Blog: Deron Williams has been tagged as a diva around the league, Nets covet Josh Smith

Deron Williams

When you think about how good or how far the Brooklyn Nets might go this season, it all comes down to this: which version of Deron Williams are we going to get? Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson are integral pieces to the puzzle, but the main reason the Nets have become as relevant as they have is because of the acquisition of Williams. This team goes only as far as he can take them. During his days as a member of the

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Bauman: How Brook Lopez became an All-Star

Brook Lopez

“If you don’t see Brook Lopez play a lot, this is why he made the All-Star team,” explained a hyped up Jim Spanarkel, the YES Network color commentator, after Lopez blocked Jodie Meeks’ shot attempt from the weak side. “It’s plays like that at the defensive end of the floor – it’s not that they were non-existent – but they weren’t Brook Lopez of a couple years ago.” That play – and statement – so adequately sums up Brook Lopez’s season

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