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Around the NBA

HEAT HIT AGAIN Dwayne Wade started rehabilitating his dislocated left shoulder Tuesday, a piece of good news for the Miami Heat.  Jason Kapono, though, may be fore for a while.  Kapono, the NBA’s leading 3-poiont shooter at 51.3%, will miss

Pistons’ Lindsey Hunter Suspended for drug use

Pistons’ point guard Lindsey Hunter has been suspended without pay for 10 games for testing positive for phentermine, a weight loss pill banned by the league. Hunter’s suspension will begin tonight when the Pistons play the Cavaliers.

Around The NBA

WADE TARGETS PLAYOFFS Dwayne Wade’s dislocated left shoulder is so fragile there’s a risk of aggravating the injury when he sleeps.  But come April, Wade figures he might be up to the rigors of the NBA playoffs.  The All-Star guard

Lost Melo could be benched

George Karl  might send Carmelo Anthony a seat on the bench if the all-star forward fails to play smart, team basketball according to the Denver Post. “I think that’s the next move,” Karl said Monday, revealing that Anthony will be

Pippen and Phil Together Again?

Lakers coach Phil Jackson says he has talked to 41-year-old Scottie Pippen about making a comeback with the team. “I did get in touch with Scottie, but it was just preliminary talk about how he’s doing, where he’s at and

Bush Welcomes the 2006 NBA Champion Miami Heat to the White House

It is such a joy to welcome the NBA champs, the Miami Heat, to the White House. Glad you’re here.  This is the Miami Heat’s first NBA championship. I congratulate you on a tremendous achievement, even though you beat a

Michael Malone to join Canadian men’s basketball team

Michael Malone, an assistant with the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, is joining the coaching staff of the Canadian men’s basketball team.Malone will be an assistant to head coach Leo Rautins. Malone is in his second season with the Cavs after spending

LeBron James Launches Site With MSN

Lebron James announced tpday that he would be participating in a venture from MSN that will portray the basketball phenom’s journey from humble beginnings to athletic fame and fortune, all in a storybook format geared toward children and teens. LeBron.msn.com