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The Beard runs the Rockets' offense at his own pace

Coach Mike D'Antoni's offense has a new feel with James Harden controlling the tempo.

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For sneakerheads it's all about the shoes (1:07)
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Westbrook says Thunder will play their brand of ball against Rockets (0:56)
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Jalen & Jacoby: Why Clippers should trade Blake Griffin (1:10)
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Hamilton remembers playing with MJ on Wizards (2:20)
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On this date: Washington punches Tomjanovich (1:17)
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Who has more leverage, Phil or Melo? (2:07)
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Who has the biggest ego on the Knicks? (2:02)
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Steph's sneaky pass sets up Draymond splash (0:20)
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Durant slams, sticks his tongue out (0:21)
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DeRozan appears out of nowhere for a one-handed putback (0:23)
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Do not try and contest Towns (0:24)
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Sharing the swagger with Love

It's tough to feel great when you're dealing with cancer. But for one night, Kevin Love is working to help them at least look great -- and have fun doing it.

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Beal's slam is the real deal (0:21)
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Why Joe Johnson is just one of Utah's fantasy gems (0:34)
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Jordan's legendary run of seven straight triple-doubles (1:20)
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Westbrook is a relentless triple-double machine (1:40)
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Draymond says Iguodala has his 'bounce back' (0:54)
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Stephen A. says 'Phil needs to go' (2:26)

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaiah Thomas is playing video games against the winner of a Shamrock Foundation raffle on the Jumbotron at TD Garden before tonight's game vs. the Raptors. Thomas chose the Mavericks and is dominating the kids' Clippers.

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs rookie Kay Felder has on some Syracuse-esque orange LeBron Soldier Xs for Cleveland's Hardwood Classics night tonight.

Bucci Mane @Buccigross

Most Consecutive Triple-Doubles NBA History 1967-68 Chamberlain 9 1988-89 Jordan 7 1960-61 Robertson 7 2016-17 Westbrook 6

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony addressed Phil Jackson's comments about his tendency to hold on to the ball for too long with reporters in Sacramento. The biggest takeaway was that Anthony wishes that critique was delivered in private and not publicly.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Donatas Motiejunas' new Rockets deal has an extra $1 million bonus each year of his four-year deal if he gets four body scans by April 15 of each season, a source told The Undefeated.

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

If you really want to do NBA Draft analysis best, you should probably watch min.10 in-person NBA games a year. Otherwise, it's dart-throwing

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Alvin Gentry said the Pelicans' recent struggles sting more than their 0-8 start to the season because the team felt like it was going in a positive direction with the return of Jrue Holiday and because of their dwindling playoff chances. Gentry said Anthony Davis was "very vocal" in team video sessions this morning. Davis did not speak to media today after practice despite requests.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said the chances of Jrue Holiday (left turf toe) and E'Twaun Moore (right toe contusion) playing tomorrow in Los Angeles against the Clippers is "probably not good." Gentry said Holiday is less likely than Moore. The New Orleans guards have missed the past two games

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

I just don't think Steven Adams looks like this anymore.