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BY DARNELL MAYBERRY, Staff Writer, email@example.comOKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER — The Thunder will open their 2011-12 season against Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic on Christmas Day at 7 p.m at Chesapeake Energy Arena.Read more on NewsOK.com
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Dwight Howard is reportedly taking the Dwyane Wade approach with the Orlando Magic. If they spend money and bring in some names, Superman just might stay put.
It took all of about, oh, 27 seconds after NBA owners and players reached a tentative deal for the rumors to start their spin.
Chris Paul longs to play in New York.
Dwight Howard aches to play in L.A.
Every other available body is craving a large-market or warm-weather or generally happening city of his own.
This is the NBA, man. This is the steak-and-jet set.
The fact both...
With the NBA still on hold, the basketball world turned to the college game on Tuesday night for the matchup of Duke and Ohio State. The teams weren't the only two to have stake in the outcome thanks to a friendly competition between LeBron James and Amar'e Stoudemire. The two did not attend either university, but their fandom sparked a pre-game wager. James tweeted his support...
vs. Time/TV: 7 p.m./Who am I kidding?Line: What Line?Tickets: Good luck with that...Season Series: None ... Yet!
1) Since Otis Smith and the Magic have not been allowed to have contact with Dwight Howard, what he actually wants and where he stands with the Magic is a complete mystery, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel writes.
I want a lot of things.
Jordin Sparks, unlimited PF Changs coupons, a guest appearance in a Spider-Man move and a lot of other stuff.
With that being said if I can one of the three (preferably Jordin, sorry Spidey) I would be happy. Rumors have it the Lakers want both Dwight Howard and CP3. Everyone has a dream.
The Los Angeles Lakers have a championship core. This same group...
Teams began talking to agents Wednesday as the lockout inched closer to its end, and basketball moved back into focus. Dwight Howard and Chris Paul were linked to trade speculation, while free agents such as Tyson Chandler and Nene were in the news after months of attorneys getting all the ink.
As is the norm in the NBA, trades often take some time to consummate. So many factors go into making an NBA trade successful, most significantly of course, are salaries. As we’ve seen time and time before, that’s not an easy thing to get matched up between two, sometimes three franchises.
With that being said, some big names are on the block now, but if they don’t get dealt...