Five Fast Facts From NBA Games 1.21.13

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In our quest to be a better basketball site, as our motto states, this is the newest feature on SheridanHoops.com, and it will present the five most interesting and fun facts from the previous day’s games. Yesterday, the NBA celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday with nine games around the league. A rivalry grew in New York, two “other” California teams continued to state their claim to be the best in the west, and a losing streak ended and continued in

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Dwight Howard Helps Lakers End January Slide

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It’s too bad the Knicks play only once this week. Not even Carmelo Anthony (27 PTS, 7 REB) is worth starting in weekly-lineup formats if you have another option. The big fantasy news is the promotion of Chris Copeland (22 PTS, 4 REB) to the starting five alongside Melo.

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SH Blog: Garnett allegedly said Anthony’s wife tastes like cereal, Love and Varejao to miss significant time

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Nobody can say no to Honey Nut Cheerios? It probably wasn’t exactly in those words, but it’s close enough to describe what Kevin Garnett may have said to Carmelo Anthony about his wife LaLa (Vazquez) Anthony to push him over the top. Garnett apparently picked a very poor time to use Anthony’s wife as a method of trash talk, according to Marianne Garvey of Daily News: Carmelo Anthony lost his cool after Boston Celtics bigmouth Kevin Garnett reportedly said his wife “tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios”

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Shorthanded Lakers Lose Again; Pacers Beat The Heat

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With 31 PTS, 9 REB and 6 AST, James Harden was the best player on the floor, as the Rockets pulled away in the second half for an impressive win. Chandler Parsons (flu) not only played, he scored 20 points, and Carlos Delfino (19 PTS, 6 REB, 3 AST, 2 STL) hit 5-of-7 from beyond the arc.

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