David Thorpe

Thorpe: Top rooks glimpses of greatness es.pn/13DsuGg via @espnnba

Mike Finger

Now you've given the Finger family something to gamble on around the tree. RT @Jeff McDonald: Over/under on televised defecations?

Kurt Helin

It's "safe to say" I would like an In-n-Out double-double for dinner tonight.

Melissa Rohlin

DeAndre Jordan on playing at Denver: 'I want to have my inhaler in my sock' latimes.com/sports/sportsn…

Keith Pompey

Deep Sixer: Sixers vs. Hornets at a Glance bit.ly/1v5eP1c

Diamond Leung

Chris Webber: "I, personally, would be disappointed to see Golden State make any trades."

Adi Joseph

Tyson Chandler's career is very similar to Marcus Camby's. No. 2 overall picks who took a while but eventually became great defenders.

Mike Finger

There were those who mocked TBS for 24 hours of A Christmas Story, and who's laughing now? Don't be on the wrong side of history, people.

Frank Isola

Does the Bulls media (aka the Minutes Police) realize that Tim Duncan played 47 minutes last night? Pop should be arrested immediately.

Tim Kawakami

I've been around Harbaugh a lot. I've asked him a ton of questions. This was the calmest I've ever seen him. bit.ly/1zCxVkD

Aaron Falk

Rudy Gobert looks back at the World Cup + some other quotes & leftovers. sltrib.com/home/1966862-1… vine.co/v/OgDan6VZTgF

Jay King

Hearing what others have: Dallas is the likely destination for Rondo. Hearing he now expects to be dealt.

Ben Rohrbach

Guess it's time to turn on iPhone notifications from @Adrian Wojnarowski. #FebruaryCameEarly

Mike Finger

Funny you should ask! Yes, LHN confirms there will be a "festive holiday music playlist." RT @RifleJohn: hopefully playing some music?

Steve Kyler

This is what Dallas' non-core salary looks like --- have to get to at least $9.851m in outgoing salary to get Rondo http://t.co/QsgM6djZB3

Tim Kawakami

Shades of nostalgia--but no word of Michigan--in Jim Harbaugh's presser today: bit.ly/1zCxVkD

Vince Thomas

Good read on Rolando McClain's strange career. ht.ly/G8Bp6 @bleacherreport

Steve Bulpett

About to go on Herald Radio to discuss Rondo developments. Link: bostonherald.com/herald_radio

Josh Lewenberg

Mavs, already dangerous team in West, would become legit title contender w/Rondo. Big boost on both ends, particularly on D. Would be a coup

Ryan Wolstat

Celtics asked for too much last year for Rondo Raptors and others wouldn't cave now seems he'll go for far less

Mark Medina

It's "safe to say," as one league source puts it, that Lakers are strongly interested in Durant when he's FA in 2016 bit.ly/1C4ADld

Kurt Helin

Report: Lakers would rather pursue Rondo in free agency than give up assets in trade dlvr.it/7sMtCq

Mike Finger

For five hours, commercial-free, on Christmas morning, LHN will run footage of Bevo roaming his ranch. I'm not making that up.

Tim Kawakami

My interpretation of Harbaugh's comments: He is weighing all options until he has to make a call AS ALWAYS.

Mark Medina

Lakers' Kobe Bryant says he hasn't made free agency pitch to Kevin Durant.....yet bit.ly/1C4ADld

Vincent Goodwill

Great piece. Must read RT @Michael Lee: Carmelo Anthony explains desire for more & declares, "I know I'm a winner." wapo.st/1z9EJqY

Chris Herrington

Ardent Studios founder, Big Star producer John Fry died today. Story from @BobMehr: commercialappeal.com/go-memphis/mus…

Zac Boyer

Will Compton on young players' opportunities: "You’ve got to let them know, 'We can trust that guy to go in.'" - washingtontimes.com/news/2014/dec/…

Ben Standig

Now I'm reading every Woj Celts-Mavs trade tweet wondering whether he likes/loathes Danny Ainge and Mark Cuban.

Trey Kerby

You know, just a smooth, jazzy cover of "Lifestyle" (via @steadybloggin) youtu.be/LicbZ3jYc-4

Adrian Wojnarowski

The reality is this: Rondo's value no longer dictates an All-Star in return, and waiting until the trade deadline won't improve packages.

Chris Sheridan

How to fix One-and-Done? HS players and freshmen must be picked in 1st round; NCAA must allow earnings: sheridanhoops.com/2014/12/18/one… @DanSchayes

Tim Kawakami

More Harbaugh: ".... Or talk about anybody else's process.."

Adrian Wojnarowski

Boston has reached the point of no return on a Rondo deal and Danny Ainge is moving fast toward sifting offers and making his best deal.

Sean Highkin

These are the only possible answers. http://t.co/NPS94w84uZ

Joe Freeman

Spurs game notes say Parker (hamstring), Leonard (bruised hand) and Mills (shoulder) are out vs. #Blazers. Duncan is listed among starters.

Tim Kawakami

Harbaugh, asked if his loyalties to Michigan might supercede all other loyalties" I don't talk any other job than the one I have...

Ben Standig

How many would dare start Toby Gerhart against Titans (28th vs. fantasy RBs) over Josh Gordon this week? CC: @JPFinlayCSN

Paul Flannery

Also, Brandan Wright has played really well the last few years and has less than 5,000 minutes on his odometer.

Sean Highkin

Tom Thibodeau just got to the United Center with earbuds in. I really want to know what he's listening to.

Marcus Thompson

The Warriors chances of winning a title are directly tied to Andrew Bogut. That's as unsettling as it is promising bit.ly/1DQwEKJ

Paul Flannery

Been saying for years it's tough to get what people think is full value for Rondo and we're seeing that play out.

Eric Smith

The #Hoops show tonight...from a bus...in Michigan. #Raptors #RTZ #NBA cc: @paul__Jones #SmithAndJones 7pm ET on @fan590

Steve Bulpett

Latest Herald post: All signs pointing to an imminent Rondo deal -- and the factors behind it. bit.ly/1wo94QI

Jerry Zgoda

Flip said Anthony Bennett's 6 mins played in DC was due to painful blister under callus on his foot, didn't do much today in practice

Paul Flannery

Trade reaction is funny. Celtics fans think this isn't enough. NBA observers have different reaction.

Sean Highkin

I just traded myself for Rondo. Deal is done.

Steve Kyler

Reported Dallas offer of Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder would have to include either Raymond Felton or Devin Harris to clear cap rules.

Charles F. Gardner

Also, Bucks have 15 players under contract and are at league maximum. No roster spot available as of now.

Jody Genessy

The Jazz partied in the city where their heat was on. The Rapid Recap for Utah's win at Miami : vine.co/v/OgQDz9hbh5U

Brian Robb

Brandan Wright and Jae Crowder are both expiring contracts. I don't see how Rondo-Dallas deal gets done without more 1st rounders.

Adrian Wojnarowski

There could be more players and picks involved in a larger deal, but those mentioned have been major part of talks, sources said.

Michael Lee

In second installment of "Court Visions," Carmelo Anthony explains desire for more & declares, "I know I'm a winner." wapo.st/1z9EJqY

Adrian Wojnarowski

Dallas' 2015 first-round pick is part of proposed Rondo deal, and there could be further draft considerations as part of a package.

Tim Kawakami

Asked Harbaugh if he still intends to coach out this contract. Harbaugh: "I've said I'm going to finish this 'til the end."

Jeff McDonald

Spurs have scrapped shootaround for tomorrow. I know at least one follower probably incensed about it. BECAUSE THESE GUYS ARE PAID MILLIONS

Howard Beck

Fact/fiction with @Ric Bucher: On OKC's bid to be top 4, Wiz bid to win the East, Mavs' defense and Rose/Gasol tandem. bleacherreport.com/articles/23033…

Michael Lee

In second installment of "Court Visions," Carmelo Anthony explains desire for more & declares, "I know I'm a winner." wapo.st/1z9EJqY

Emiliano Carchia

Mavs, Celtics discussing a package including Wright, Crowder and 1st rounder for Rondo sportando.com/en/usa/nba/145…

John Canzano

Nice Blazers read MT @TheAmySchwartz: Cody Sullivan & the story of the Sixth Man in #RipCity. 750thegame.com/2014/12/17/rip… #Blazers

Trey Kerby

Do you think people would get it if I started writing "so chill" as "xochitl?" Probably not.

Tim Kawakami

Harbaugh: "As you know, I only talk about the job that I have. We've been together a long time. Always been my policy."

Ian Begley

Due to lingering knee soreness, Carmelo Anthony says he's been advised to 'shut it down.' Details here: es.pn/1Ax1zWO

Jaryd Wilson

Tuesday is Jewish Heritage Night at Philips! It includes a Menorah lighting, Kosher food and a family fun zone. Tix: on.nba.com/1Ax3AlT

Tim Kawakami

Just asked Jim Harbaugh if he has been offered a contract by the University of Michigan. His answer...

Alan Hahn

Must get! RT @OysterBayBrewin: @Alan Hahn @HDumpty39 New beer brewed specially for #Isles last season! #barnrocker http://t.co/3vjdOjbY4W

Alan Hahn

Check out @MSGNetworks soundboard featuring @Walt Frazier, who is hosting 24 Hours of Knicksmas on Christmas Eve: msg.com/teams/knicks/k…

James Ham

George Karl, Chris Mullin, Mark Jackson and crowd sourcing? shar.es/139rGP via @sharethis

Charles F. Gardner

Where's Gustavo when you need him? Two years ago Gustavo Ayon helped lead short-handed Bucks to victory in Sacramento.

Diamond Leung

No timetable for Andrew Bogut makes sense. The question is, will he need another platelet-rich plasma injection? ibabuzz.com/warriors/2014/…

Dan McCarney

Shootaround has been scratched for tmw.

Jonathan Rinehart

Heart-warming story about 5-yr old boy in Ohio supporting @UABathletics. Kudos to all - UAB, Bennett, @BWill614: es.pn/1x2mdAF

Dave McMenamin

Kyrie Irving is a part of the NBA's new Christmas Day commercial: "No gifts" youtube.com/watch?v=mTCnYR…

Dan McCarney

Danny also shooting 42.1 pct on 3s with 7th most makes in the NBA. Such a valuable and, w/ shot blocking, unique role player.

Jimmy Spencer

C’s fans? RT @Adrian Wojnarowski: In Rondo talks, Boston and Dallas discussing package including Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder and a first-round pick

Adrian Wojnarowski

In Rondo talks, Boston and Dallas discussing package including Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder and a first-round pick, sources tell Yahoo.

Chris Mannix

Makes sense for Lakers, Knicks to pass on being part of three-team Rondo trade, per @Adrian Wojnarowski. Both could make a run at RR in free agency

Nikos Varlas

#Euroleague the #Top16 groups so far and the last day possibilities eurohoops.net/?p=65186

Steve Kyler

Seems to be some urgency on Boston's part to get a Rondo deal done - anyone acquired in trade needs 60 days before re-tradable in a package

Jimmy Spencer

I never feel more bare than when LinkedIn emails me to tell me “PEOPLE are LOOKING at your profile."

Chris Mannix

Have to say: Wilder-Stiverne is one of most anticipated heavyweight fights in a while. Big chance for Wilder; Americans craving a U.S. champ

Dan McCarney

Blocks not recorded until early 70s, of course. Have to guess at least Jerry West would have done that.

Dan McCarney

Danny Green having great season with 1.4 spg, 1.3 bpg. Only guards to ever do that are Wade, Jordan (twice) and Gervin.

Diamond Leung

Andrew Bogut's agent: “He’s certainly in no way, shape or form a Mr. Glass, so to speak.” ibabuzz.com/warriors/2014/…

Diamond Leung

Bogut agent: “All I say to the naysayers/haters is that each injury in and of itself has been a freak occurrence.” ibabuzz.com/warriors/2014/…

Frank Isola

The Knicks, according to @Adrian Wojnarowski, declined to be part of a three-way deal involving Rajon Rondo, who would not have been traded to NY.

John Canzano

Homeless “Joe” … has a new Bible.

Diamond Leung

Bogut agent: “Not gonna say 2, 3, 4 wks but that’s probably a reasonable assumption if all goes well & then he’ll return sometime in Jan.”

Jason Jones

Milwaukee's Larry Sanders, who was suspended by NBA today for 1 game for a flagrant foul 2 last night at Portland nba.com/video/channels…

Christopher Reina

Rajon Rondo has been and always will be an all-time favorite with me, but he hasn't been the guy many think he still is for a while.

John Canzano

Told story on radio show of homeless man who had his Bible stolen. Listeners now dropping off Bibles... #faith http://t.co/Njp1gD4ahV

Derek Bodner

"CURSE WORD CURSE WORD CURSE WORD CURSE WORD" publish

Gary Dzen

Essay: 2014 Was the Year Sports Fans Took in More and Took Away Less bit.ly/1C7rOnM

Diamond Leung

Bogut agent “Hindsight’s always 20-20. The team will address its protocol & try to make sure it doesnt happen again.” ibabuzz.com/warriors/2014/…

Tina Cervasio

The best part about running in 25degrees... You can shop immediately after while not smelling that… instagram.com/p/ww5UnGgkJI/

Dave Mason

NFL analyst @CSimmsQB joins us at 2:05pm on @KHTKSports1140. Listen here: bit.ly/Rj3GNu

Jerry Zgoda

Mo Williams not with team today for practice in Boston, went to get another opinion on his back, expected to rejoin by tomorrow

Darren Wolfson

Gaston Diedhiou in, per #Gophers source. Eligible for game tomorrow night.

Dan McCarney

Helped a Polish guy get a Duncan graph from Spurs community wing one time. But I've worked too hard just to earn moderate disdain from Pop.

Sam Amico

With rumors swirling and talks ongoing per @Adrian Wojnarowski, one league exec tells me he "can't envision" Rajon Rondo still w Celtics on Monday.

Jason Jones

Reggie Evans (left knee and hip contusion) and Omri Casspi (left knee bone contusion) are out.

Chris Sheridan

Think you can beat me in Fantasy Basketball? Challenge me tonight in the $45,000 DraftKings contest! SIGN UP NOW: bit.ly/1D8HJ4g

Tom Moore

#Sixers Br Brown: '12 (healthy players) is my perfect-world number. When it gets below that, it gets difficult. It's just the way it goes.'

Jerry Zgoda

Ricky has been showing more ownership since he got that contract extension: today he took A Wiggins aside for a chat http://t.co/4qIVKcKZbm

Dave McMenamin

New story: LeBron says the Cavs have the pieces they need to win, but improvement is an absolute must es.pn/1wIICBa

Mike Mazzeo

#Nets say Sergey Karasev (oblique) is questionable for tomorrow's game against LeBron and the Cavs

Jason Jones

DeMarcus Cousins (viral meningitis) and Rudy Gay (right Achilles tendinitis) are probable for tonight vs. Milwaukee

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics still looking into 3-team deals, but #Mavericks emerging as the likely choice if a 3rd team isn't found, sources say. #CelticsTalk

Ted Davis

Next on The Big 920 2 mins in Ted's Head. Perturbed in Portland and PO'ED in Phoenix. Alliterative Anger next thebig920.com/listenlive

Marc J. Spears

With Dallas in the lead, the Rockets are also “still fighting” to acquire Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, a source said.

Dan McCarney

Just had a fan e-mail me to ask Gregg Popovich for an autograph for him. Yeah, probably going to skip that one.

Vincent Goodwill

Referring to the Michigan offer RT @chengelis: Harbaugh:" as you know, i only talk about the job I have."

Bill Oram

Asked to assess Mark Madsen's performance in Lakers' scrimmage today, Nick Young wisely said, "Mad Dog will bring that dog."

Sean Highkin

I would like to announce that I am now the frontrunner to acquire Rajon Rondo.

Jimmy Spencer

Today is my five-year anniversary on @twitter — yet, are there roses at my desk? No. Twitter has lost its romance. (I’m seeing Instagram.)

Adrian Wojnarowski

Lakers and Knicks declined to be part of three-way deals that could've sent Rondo elsewhere, league sources tell Yahoo.

Dan McCarney

Really was amazing how similar those two shots were. Same basket, too.

Diamond Leung

Andrew Bogut’s agent addresses knee injury situation bit.ly/1z9AITs

Keith Pompey

: #Hornets guard Lance Stephenson is listed as doubtful with a pelvic strain against #Sixers Friday

Kevin Pelton

Along with @Tom Ziller, joined @Zach Lowe for this week's Lowe Post talking Rondo, East title race, MVP and more: es.pn/1DQEO65

Sean Highkin

Soulja snubbed from "The Rap Monument"

Adrian Wojnarowski

Dallas is emerging as the frontrunner in pursuit of a deal to acquire Boston's Rajon Rondo, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

Kurt Helin

Why Tim Duncan’s buzzer beater last night looked familiar dlvr.it/7sM7F3

Ryan Wolstat

Somehow, Jonas Valanciunas still sounds like Borat

Steve Luhm

No need to play. Local radio guys see Utah rout of Colorado State in Vegas Bowl. No matter line has dropped from -4.5 to -3.0.

Jeff Wade

Coming up tonight at 7:30 we compare/contrast T.Y. Hilton and Y.A. Tittle

Sean Meagher

Watch: Bucks' Larry Sanders suspended 1 game for shove of #Blazers F Nicolas Batum -- bit.ly/1v53fmS

Mike Finger

If this gets to trial it will be amazing.

Nikos Varlas

When you hit your opponent you don't hug him at the same moment! OMG Mr Rudy. Just stay great as you are at the court #The_same_old_habits

Welcome RT @RoteLaterne -- @Jeff Wade Listening to your show for the very first time! Really enjoy listening to you guys here from Germany.

Mike Finger

OSU lawyer Breen, explaining to judge why there's a dispute over an OL coach: "Some believe he performed miracles at UT this fall."

Mark Medina

I'm hopping on @TWCSportsNet to talk some Lakers. Tune in at 6 p.m. PST!

Devin Kharpertian

The Mavs just followed Rondo, Pierce, T-Mac, Popeye Jones, and Wayne Newton. Best starting 5 EVER.

Darren Wolfson

Spent time w/ Amir Coffey. ACL surgery is Tuesday. Dr. Boyd, one of the best, doing. Hope is back playing in July. #Gophers still on board.

John Canzano

William Floyd on walking into 49ers locker room, “I was playing w those guys on Sega Genesis.” #JerryRice #SteveYoung #NeonDeion #BarNone

Jay King

Alright, I'm going dark for a while. Follow the usual suspects. Buckle up. And stay safe. Follow @jcmccaffrey too. She's got my back.

Bill Oram

If you've heard tape of a Lakers interview and wondered, "Who is that laughing loudly in the background?" It's @Mark Medina. Everytime.

Matt Watson

This vintage Ft. Wayne Zollner Pistons board game would look great under my Christmas tree sbnation.com/e/7181636 http://t.co/d2AHxdMkE4

Nikos Varlas

On the other hand Duda will return to Piraeus, also Perperoglou &... Zoc (with Fenerbache)! Who else? Of course @SirHines back at SEF!

Jason Jackson

It was... Was also hard work though... Long hours and extensive prep RT @sportsmaster18: (cont) tl.gd/nhtica

Jeff Wade

We just talked the Fish That Saved Pittsburgh with Muggsy Bogues so I'm good...

Nikos Varlas

So, Real Madrid together with Barcelona in the same Top-16 group!

Jeff Wade

Kyrie Lowry would be an ill player

Rich Levine

"The Association" had a great clip of definitely sober Gronk Griffin hanging in the Clippers locker room. vine.co/v/OgQq5ah1VXu

Chip Crain

It’s All in the Family: The Conleys wp.me/p23eba-5cz

Josh Newman

Quick story as Monmouth's @ESPN3 package will debut Dec. 28 for the much-anticipated Rutgers game at the MAC. app.com/story/sports/c…

James Ham

Reggie Evans has a left knee and hip contusion, while Omri Casspi has a left knee bone contusion. Casspi underwent and MRI last week.

Dan McCarney

We're getting closer... RT @San Antonio Spurs Austin Spurs announce new logo on the back of the team's jerseys. on.nba.com/1C6PSr5

Gary Lee

Kobe Bryant says he hasn’t recruited Kevin Durant to the Lakers when he becomes a FA in 2016. lakersnation.com/kobe-bryant-sa… http://t.co/wxBdTWKkIN

Marc Berman

Phil Jackson gives Twitter defense of Tyson Chandler trade. "Just relax and be patient'' nyp.st/1Al0O4Y via @nypost

James Ham

From everything I have heard, Cousins’ minutes will be limited for a few games while he works himself back into shape.

Nikos Varlas

Road 101-96 win for @OlimpiaEA7Mi over @kksturow behind Linas record night with 29 pts on 10/16 shots (8 triples)

Paul Flannery

I wonder if TNT would rather have NO-Hou than NY-Chicago tonight. I know what I'll be watching but national audience may disagree.

Chris Mannix

Lakers in the hunt for Rajon Rondo, but a strong desire internally not to give up much now, pursue Rondo in free agency, per sources.

Aaron Falk

Evan Fournier also had a couple Rudy Gobert impressions when I talked to him. You can listen to them here. soundcloud.com/aaronfalk/evan…

James Ham

Larry Sanders has been suspended by the league for tonight’s Kings/Bucks game for pushing Nik Batum.

Keith Pompey

#Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended for one game without pay for pushing Portland's Nic Batum in the back.

Mike Finger

Point of today's hearing was OSU trying to get Wickline's suit in Austin dismissed. Wickline was denied a similar motion in Oklahoma.

Dan McCarney

Parker, Leonard both out for Portland, no word on rest of squad #spurs blog.mysanantonio.com/spursnation/20…

Jaryd Wilson

At 18-7, we've earned the city of Atlanta's attention, writes @Jeff Schultz: on-ajc.com/1C4k7lc

Sean Deveney

NBA vets on current players addressing social statements: 'I applaud it' dlvr.it/7sLscf

Jeff McDonald

While we're on the subject: Spurs are a .500 team (10-10) over last two seasons without Kawhi Leonard in uniform.

Mike Finger

Wickline's attorney David Beck insists OSU crossed line with letters. "At some point, we're going to have to fight over what they've done."

Royce Young

Should go without noting, but Chris Paul has played three more seasons and 191 more games than Westbrook.

Baxter Holmes

Kobe recently said Russell Westbrook is the closest to him in terms of intensity. KB: "He just plays with a rage that’s not very common."

Mike Finger

Both lawyers said it's possible Texas coaches/players could eventually be called to testify about who's calling plays.

Dwain Price

Rajon Rondo has 15 games where he's distributed at least 9 assists in a game. Jameer Nelson's season-high assist game is 8.

Emiliano Carchia

VIDEO: Irving, Paul, Wade, Curry and Gasol star in NBA Christmas ad sportando.com/en/usa/nba/145… http://t.co/vCkh0Nmb8x

Erik Gundersen

NBA has suspended Larry Sanders one game for flagrant foul on Nicolas Batum last night.

Baxter Holmes

Would Kobe extend career if the Lakers add a star? Kobe: "I don't know. Maybe. It's really just if I want to play."

James Ham

Reggie Evans and Omri Casspi are both listed as out on the Kings injury report.

Mike Finger

OSU attorney Sean Breen called out UT for not paying Wickline's buyout, telling the judge "most honorable institutions" would've done it.

Royce Young

(LeBron? 503. That guy.)

James Ham

DeMarcus Cousins has been upgraded to probable for tonight's game.

Royce Young

Number of career 20-5-5 games: -Chris Paul: 128 -Russell Westbrook: 112 -Steph Curry: 79 -Tony Parker: 62 -John Wall: 51 -Kyrie Irving: 32

Nikos Varlas

End of the 3rd, Madrid leads 69-61 over Efes Anadolu #Euroleague

Scott Agness

Pretty cool to visit Lady Liberty

Mark Medina

Kobe on if he would extend contract if Lakers land star guys: "I don't know. Maybe. It's really just if I want to play."

Charles F. Gardner

Small ball will take on new meaning tonight in Sac-town. No Sanders, Parker, Ilyasova or Henson. Giannis a ? with left ankle sprain.

Joe Freeman

Milwaukee's Larry Sanders has been suspended one game for pushing Nicolas Batum in the 4th quarter of last night's #Blazers' win.

Mike Finger

Just watched lawyers for Joe Wickline and Oklahoma State get a little feisty in district court. Nothing settled, though. Story to come.

Mark Medina

Kobe..."It's more understanding how to play w/ each other."

Mark Medina

Kobe: "No, I think we know each other pretty well. I don't think it's a discussion that you have in terms of a free agent coming here..."

Kurt Helin

The Bucks' Larry Sanders has been suspended one game for push in back of airborne Nicolas Baturm. Sanders out vs. Kings Thursday.

Eric Koreen

Just received a rent increase notice, just before the holidays. Christmas arson?

Mark Medina

I asked Kobe Bryant if he has done any early recruiting on Kevin Durant for when he becomes free agent (2016). Kobe's quote in next tweet

Nikos Varlas

With a 11-3 run @RMBaloncesto leads 67-60, great Rudy at 2nd half #Euroleague

Beto Duran

W Jordans "@Mike Trudell: Here's what @NickSwagyPYoung told me is his "Young Michael Jackson" outfit. http://t.co/pWNl1Webup"

Brian May

DeMarcus Cousins upgraded to probable for tonight's game.

Marc Stein

Proving El Toro and Santa Margarita can co-exist -- for a few minutes anyway -- @SportsCenter chat coming with @KlayThompson later this hour

Rob Mahoney

Thoughts on the utterly fascinating possibility of Rajon Rondo joining the Mavericks: on.si.com/1wQljEk

Monte Poole

This could alter the arc of the season . . . Warriors: Bogut receives injection in ailing knee csnbayarea.com/warriors/warri…

Josh Newman

Jokes aside, congrats to @OneandOnlyGregV and his peeps on having a start date for ESPN3. I know it was a real bear to finally get going.

Adam Zagoria

Phil Jackson takes to Twitter to respond to article theknicksblog.com/knicks/phil-ja… via @theknicksblog

Adam Zagoria

Multiple people telling Carmelo to ‘shut it down’ theknicksblog.com/knicks/multipl… via @theknicksblog

Jeff Zillgitt

Here's the video of play that led to Sanders' suspension: on.nba.com/1JaXEoy Sanders will sit out tonight's game vs. Kings.

Nikos Varlas

#Euroleague DeMarcus Nelson is expected to make his season debut with @paobcgr vs @FCBbasket

Charles F. Gardner

Sanders suspended one game without pay. Was called flagrant-1 but upgraded by league today.

Gary Dzen

I'm just gonna say it... If he's traded, I'm gonna miss the hell out of watching Rajon Rondo on the Celtics.

Emiliano Carchia

Celtics rejected a proposal from the Lakers for Rondo and Green sportando.com/en/usa/nba/145…

Mike Trudell

Here's what @NickSwagyPYoung told me is his "Young Michael Jackson" outfit. http://t.co/BX0aRj0fwf

Royce Young

Excellent thoughts on the Thunder, as always, from @JonathanTjarks: bit.ly/13hNC4a

Kevin Arnovitz

Trying to make cultural sense of the ugly-sweater movement. And failing. I'm all out of irony.

Jeff Zillgitt

NBA suspends Bucks big man Larry Sanders one game for pushing Blazers F Nic Batum in back as he elevated toward basket Wednesday.

Charles F. Gardner

Bucks center Larry Sanders suspended tonight for foul committed on Batum dunk Wed. in Portland. League termed foul a flagrant-2.

Adrian Wojnarowski

The NBA has suspended Milwaukee's Larry Sanders one game for a push on Nic Batum in Wednesday's game, league says.

Chris Mannix

The NBA has suspended the Bucks Larry Sanders for pushing Nicolas Batum in the back on Wednesday, per league.

John Schuhmann

Larry Sanders has been suspended for one game for this push of Nicolas Batum: on.nba.com/1z1H9D5

Steve Kyler

Sanders will serve his suspension tonight when the Bucks travel to Sacramento to play the Kings.

Steve Kyler

NBA has suspended Larry Sanders for 1 game for pushing Blazers forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket

Dan McCarney

Popovich's ultimate nightmare: Seven different Spurs set a season-high for minutes last night.

Josh Newman

My guys @EddyO8 and @SteveBazaz will be on the ESPN3 call for that Rutgers-Monmouth game. Two grads, seems appropriate.

Marc D'Amico

Wednesday's @MAStateLottery Hero Among Us award was presented to Che Madyun for broadening access to the arts. http://t.co/WCDoJ0iAzA

Steve Kyler

Here is a good rule of thumb on trades... anyone team wanted to win, but isn't - is looking. Teams that stink are selling.

Mike Trudell

Kobe on practicing today: "My body allowed me to." Often needs the practice days to recover.

Jay King

Updated w/ . @Sam Amick reporting Cs shot down Lakers offer of Jordan Hill/No. 1 for Rondo and Jeff Green. masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Keith Pompey

... than it is something we think is going to linger. I could be wrong. But at this stage, that’s how it has been explained to me.”

Aaron Falk

Rudy Gobert is a mix of pride, passion and potential that has the Jazz excited. My feature: sltrib.com/sports/1966250… http://t.co/h3SvPwA2P6

Josh Newman

Yep. RT @Adam Zagoria: 'Let's drive out to East Rutherford, New Jersey at 8 o'clock on a Thursday night,' said nobody ever. @Josh Newman

Keith Pompey

#Sixers coach Brett Brown on @Furkan Aldemir having plantar fasciitis. "It’s way more precautionary at this stage ..

Kurt Helin

Dwight Howard kicks Nuggets mascot in the face (video) dlvr.it/7sLThc

Josh Newman

Monmouth just announced that the Rutgers game on Dec. 28 will be its first ESPN3 production, which was another poorly-kept secret.

Nikos Varlas

Career night for Linas Kleiza! He scored 16 points in the third quarter, reached 27 points and made new personal best in the @Euroleague!

Tim MacMahon

If you want to dig into concerns of Rondo's offensive fit in Dallas, check out timeline of @JordanBrenner.

Brian Robb

According to @Sam Amick, Celtics turned down Lakers offer of Jordan Hill and a 1st round pick for Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green #celtics

Adam Zagoria

'Let's drive out to East Rutherford, New Jersey at 8 o'clock on a Thursday night,' said nobody ever. @Josh Newman

Michael Scotto

Suns poked fun at the Mavs for following Rajon Rondo RT @Phoenix Suns: Look who we just followed. Draw your own conclusions. http://t.co/WybWuML2RG

Marc Berman

Stoudemire on recovery day: “Sometimes they come at a bad time but it's definitely needed for longevity of the season.''

Keith Pompey

#Sixers have a solid opportunity to get 1st home victory vs. #Hornets, who lost 4 straight & 14 of 16 games. They're also 1-10 on the road.

Mary Schmitt Boyer/Jodie Valade

LeBron James said the Cavaliers "have enough talent" to win; need more "trust" ow.ly/2SihBX

Jeff McDonald

Used the word "dirty secret" in a Tweet earlier, so of course I get spam asking if I am looking for cute teen girls in my area. #yaytwitter

Sean Meagher

#Blazers Christmas gift guide: Presents inspired by Rip City bit.ly/1AwH1On #ripcity

Frank Isola

"Sam is on the court" now ranks right up there with "cultural icon, a taste maker" as my favorite moments of this Knicks season.

Michael Scotto

DeMarcus Cousins is listed as probable by the Sacramento Kings for today's game. The team is 2-8 in his absence and fired coach Mike Malone.

Gery Woelfel

Jerryd Bayless is a white-hot, league-leading 98% from the line. Has made 27 straight since going 5 of 6 vs NY on Nov. 18.

Ted Davis

Next on The Big 920 2 mins in Ted's Head. The J E T S the gift that keeps on giving. Listen at thebig920.com/listenlive

Mark Medina

Mark Madsen joked to me he's heading up to Mitch Kupchak's office to negotiate a 10-day contract

Sam Amick

Updates in our story on the Rajon Rondo sweepstakes: Houston still very involved, and specifics on Lakers offer - usat.ly/1AJIbWt

Frank Isola

I hope Phil can stop tweeting long enough to make the six mile drive from MSG to East Rutherford to see Duke's Jahlil Okafor.

Chad Ford

Podcast: With trade season upon us the #NBAFrontOffice gang discusses what’s going on in front offices around the NBA bit.ly/1uXsJl6

Ira Winderman

Three new Heat stories up today. You can find them at facebook.com/ira.winderman and get a feed if you "follow" (not "friend").

Paul Garcia

Ginobili applauds James Harden’s ‘Eurostep’ ift.tt/1wPY9Oh via @THE_BOOMSTEIN

Dwain Price

Jameer Nelson had 12 assists in his last four games with the #Mavs. Rajon Rondo had 15 assists -- last night against Orlando.

Beto Duran

Scott likes that @Russell Westbrook is emotional "Would rather have to calm a guy down, than instead of every game make a guy play harder"

Jeff Zillgitt

Perceived as sellers, Celtics have received inquiries about Jeff Green from Clippers, Pelicans, Grizzlies but Cs not interested in offers.

Ryan McNeill

I’m about to chat with @TOButchCarter about a new basketball league he’s working on forming. Interview will be on radio show this weekend.

Frank Isola

"Sure, Tyson has been great for Dallas but Jose, Sam and Shane all wear uniforms and sneakers."

John Ireland

Don't fall for it-she doesn't have $20 RT @AmandaCB79: @geeter3, @MariaSansone, @Araksya pay u each $20 if u vote for me to win the Sing off

Nikos Varlas

81-73! @MaccabiElectra won @unicajaCB and finished second. If @albaberlin wins @KKCedevita will finish third! Great @DevSmith6_ once again!

Mark Medina

Carlos Boozer expresses vote of confidence in Jeremy Lin. He says that it's challenging when Byron, Kobe, Young and himself are in Lin's ear

Frank Isola

Calling the deal fair because Sam Dalembert "is on the court" is interesting since many say Mavs won the trade because Sam "is on the court"

Dan Woike

How inept is Bears' management and coaching? They've made Cutler sympathetic and likeble

Marc Berman

Carmelo Anthony may not play tonight in Chitown but won't shut it down despite advice nyp.st/1sDYDDj

Nikos Varlas

For #RMBaloncesto @Bourou30 has extra motivation Vs Duda for 11p/6rbs on 19 RGK at halftime, 10p for K.C. Rivers, 8 for Rudy and cap Reyes

Frank Isola

Phil tweets that he's "okay with the Dallas deal. Tyson fits there and our 3 players, Jose, Sam, and Shane are on the court." Riiight.

Nikos Varlas

So, 10pts on 5/5 shots for Deniz Kilicli, 8 pts and 7 dishes for D. Saric, 15 assists in total for @AnadoluEfesSK

Gery Woelfel

Brandon Knight is having a helluva season: ave 17.8 pts, 5.4 assts, 4.6 rebs, shooting 44%, 39% on 3s and 90% at line.

Chris Herrington

Full story coming soon. RT @memphisnews: Ardent Studios founder, Big Star producer John Fry dies memne.ws/13hGMf3

Nikos Varlas

Maccabi leads by double digits over Unicaja. @albaberlin has the chance to win Cedevita tomorrow & finish third in the Group B #EUROLEAGUE

Beto Duran

B. Scott on Kobe & Durant "both have killer instinct in them. Kobe's whole lot more visible. Durant's more quiet"

Nick Friedell

Charles said if he needed to make one basket he would get Melo to take it.

Jeff Caplan

#TCU AD Chris Del Conte yesterday w a zinger re Frogs' quick rise to Big 12 co-champ: "It took some schools 16 years. It took us 3."

Derek Bodner

Being told that Dario Saric is putting on a display against Real Madrid right now. Can't wait to watch it tonight.

Beto Duran

Byron Scott on @Russell Westbrook "special talent. Love the way he plays. Love his approach to the game"

Scott Souza

Set for weekly #Celtics chat w/ @javelhoff & @russthompson19 on Portland's 96.3-FM @ 3:45. Anyone have any topical C's items we can discuss?

Nikos Varlas

Great battle so far at Madrid @RMBaloncesto is up 47-43 over @AnadoluEfesSK! Duda's team has to slow down the game in order to stay close

Nick Friedell

Charles Barkley: "Carmelo is the best offensive player in the NBA."

David Brickley

Would love if @Mark Cuban and @CyberDustApp somehow had an extension inside text messaging on iOs. #DustMe #CyberDust

Kurt Helin

Wesley Matthews not thrilled to find referee’s junk in his face (video) dlvr.it/7sL8M1

Nikos Varlas

Nobody is interested in but @OlimpiaEA7Mi leads 47-39 over @kksturow in the halftime with Linas Kleiza having 9 points!

Jay King

Priceless Simmons reaction. RT @Zach Lowe: Grantland Basketball Hour is tonight at 7pm EST on ESPN. What if Rondo gets dealt mid-show!!??

Paul Flannery

Cheers to @EmilyRooneyWGBH hosting her final @GreaterBoston tonight. Being a guest on her show was an honor.

Kevin Pelton

Inaugural Insider #NBAFrontOffice podcast talking about the dynamics in real front offices: bit.ly/1uXsJl6

Nick Friedell

Charles Barkley: "If healthy, the Bulls are the best team in the Eastern Conference."

Zach Lowe

Reminder: Latest episode of The Grantland Basketball Hour is tonight at 7pm EST on ESPN. What if Rondo gets dealt mid-show!!??

Jeff McDonald

That's especially true in a season like this, when all the teams appear so evenly matched. Every slight edge -- like HCA -- is significant.

Conrad Brunner

Adams, Herron among gems #Colts found on NFL island of misfit toys.@grady @dandakich @JMV1070 1070thefan.com/blogs/brunos-b… http://t.co/msNuNeWiOC

Jeff McDonald

Dirty secret about the NBA playoffs: It's not only about having the best team. It's also about having the most manageable road.

Chris Fedor

Oh Jimmy. What is with that hat?

Jeff Wade

Put us on the damn radio NOW!!!!!!!!! Holy balls I can't wait

Nikos Varlas

Devin Smith @DevSmith6_ has 14 points, 8 rebs and 6 assists! Can he make a historic triple-double? Only @NikolaVujcic7 made it before!Twice!