Found December 30, 2012 on Rotowire:
{PS..0}--</style> <p>This NBA season has already been filled with incredible surprises. Mike Brown lasted just five games before getting the axe from the Lakers, the now 15-15, 10<sup>th</sup> seed in the Western Conference Lakers. Avery Johnson met a similar fate in Brooklyn, not a month after winning Coach of the Month. De<a href="">Marcus Cousin</a>s has already been suspended three separate times! Well, maybe that’s not an incredible surprise, but the point remains the same. While the usual suspects are still producing huge numbers, there is also a litany of players exceeding expectations through the first two months of the year. Here is you’re starting five of surprise players in the early going of the 2012-13 season:</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">...

Trail Blazers 89, 76ers 85

Nicolas Batum had 22 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, Damian Lillard added 20 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 89-85 on Saturday night for their eighth straight victory at home. J.J. Hickson had 16 points and 13 rebounds for Portland. LaMarcus Aldridge added 16 points. Jrue Holiday had 29 points, nine assists and nine rebounds to lead the...
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