Found January 03, 2012 on Odds Shark NBA Previews:
Jan 3, 8:00 PM | Chesapeake Energy Arena Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds 3-1TEAM RECORD5-1 A key NBA battle sees the visiting Trail Blazers travelling to Oklahoma City Tuesday to face the Thunder on Tuesday. The Trail Blazers will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 2-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Thunder are 2-4 ATS. Portland is 2-2 against the total, while Oklahoma City is 3-3 versus the number. read more

Live chat: Portland Trail Blazers at Oklahoma City Thunder

The Blazers look to hand the Thunder their second consecutive loss.

AP Sources: Warriors close to signing Robinson

Two people with knowledge of the negotiations say the Golden State Warriors are close to signing guard Nate Robinson, who was released by the Oklahoma City Thunder last month. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal was yet to be finalized or formally announced by Golden State. The Bay Area News Group first reported the pending signing of Robinson, who...

Patty Mills Released By Chinese Team, Accused of Faking Injury

Xianjiang of the China Basketball Association and Patty Mills are no longer in business together, as the club released the Australian guard, and claimed he faked a hamstring injury. Per the AP: “Former NBA point guard Patrick Mills has been released by Chinese professional club Xinjiang after he refused to play because of an alleged fake injury, the club said Wednesday. ‘Due...

Games To Watch, Week Two (1/2-1/8)

Monday, January 2nd: Thunder @ Mavericks, 8:30 ET, NBATV: I’m working under the assumption that last week’s match up, along with last season’s playoff series, have set a certain standard of play between these two teams.  The Mavs have been as bad as the Thunder have been good, but Dirk seems to save his best for Serge Ibaka, and Russell Westbrook could always prove to...

Early season treats Trail Blazers and Lakers differently

The rival Lakers enter Thursday's game surrounded by drama and unanswered questions, while Portland sits atop the Western Conference.

Sefolosha out sick for Thunder vs. Trail Blazers

Thabo Sefolosha will miss the Thunder's game against the Trail Blazers on Tuesday night.

Report: Warriors closing in on veteran Robinson

Two people with knowledge of the negotiations say the Golden State Warriors are close to signing guard Nate Robinson, who was released by the Oklahoma City Thunder last month.

Recap: Oklahoma City vs. Portland

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a game-high 30 points and Wesley Matthews added 16, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 103-93 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday.

Mavs send Thunder to first loss with 100-87 win

Dirk Nowitzki scored 10 of his 26 points during the third quarter, sending the Dallas Mavericks to a 100-87 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.

Oklahoma City Thunder (5-0) at Dallas Mavericks (1-4), 8:30 p.m. (ET)

Unbeaten Oklahoma City hopes to send another statement tonight when it visits the reigning NBA champion Dallas Mavericks.

LOWE: Are the Trail Blazers truly contenders?

While some labeled them sleepers, most never expected the slow-poke Blazers to morph into fast-paced, rim-attacking machines, writes Zach Lowe. But are they really contenders?
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