SH Blog: Rondo Tears ACL, Out For The Season; More on Kyrie

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An already aggravating season for the Boston Celtics just got worse today. Celtics All-Star guard Rajon Rondo tore the ACL in his right knee and will be forced to shut it down for the rest of the season. It is possible that Rondo could return for the start of the 2013-14 season, but a timetable for that date will certainly not be clear until after surgery. 

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Notes from around the NBA: February 26, 2012

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Roster for tonight’s game:Lebron James MiamiKevin Durant OklahomaCarmelo Anthony New YorkBlake Griffin LA ClippersDwight Howard OrlandoAndrew Bynum LA LakersDerrick Rose ChicagoKobe Bryant LA LakersDwyane Wade MiamiChris Paul LA ClippersChris Bosh MiamiKevin Love MinnesotaRoy Hibbert IndianaRussell Westbrook OklahomaPaul Pierce BostonDirk Nowtzki DallasDeron Williams New JerseyMarc Gasol MemphisLuol Deng ChicagoLaMarcus Aldridge PortlandAndre Iguodala PhiladelphiaTony Parker San AntonioRajon Rondo BostonSteve Nash PhoenixJoe Johnson AtlantaThere’s a rumor circulating involving Howard, where the deal actually will come down March 1. It goes something like this: The Magic send Howard, SF Hedo Turkoglu and Nelson to the Lakers; the Magic receive Bynum and Gasol. The salaries are close to matching up, making

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The decline of the Celtics and Lakers; The rise of the Spurs; The trade deadline

csprtContainer(); ORLANDO — We shot this video at the NBA Jam Session at the Orlando Convention Center, the first Jam Session I have spent extensive time at since 1994 when the game was in Minnesota and I saw Gheorghe Muresan walking around the Metrodome like a kid in a candy store. The opening and closing topics here were somewhat related: The first question was what was biggest surprise of the first half of the season, and I went with the decline of

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All-Star Weekend in 2013 goes to Houston

Iguodala is the veteran of a young 76ers squad.

Next year’s All-Star Weekend will be in Houston. The NBA announced Wednesday that the Rockets and the city of Houston will host the 62nd All-Star Game on Feb. 17, 2013. It marks the third time Houston has hosted the game. It first hosted in 1989 and again in 2006. Beginning with 2006, the NBA has made a commitment to placing All-Star Weekend in supposed warm-weather sites such as Phoenix, Dallas, Los Angeles, etc. However, All-Star Weekend 2006 in Houston was marked by consistently overcast

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