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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers sits on the bench during a NBA game against the San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center on April 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Follow Kobe On Twitter

Kobe Bryant is no longer a holdout. He’s on Twitter.

CBS4–01/06/2013

Los Angeles Lakers v Miami Heat

Lakers Hire Mike D’Antoni As Head Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers shocked the basketball world Monday morning when they hired former New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns head coach Mike D’Antoni to be the team’s new head coach, replacing Mike Brown who was fired on Friday.

CBS Miami–11/12/2012

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - JUNE 11:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat attends NBA Finals Media Availability on June 11, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron James’ Response To Lakers Chatter: ‘I’m Here’

Even for the rumor mongering world of the NBA, it’s a little surreal to see a player forced to dispel chatter about a move that’s two years away. But that’s what LeBron James did Thursday.

CBS4–10/20/2012

(L-R) Dwyane Wade #3, Chris Bosh #1 and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat speak to the crowd during a rally for the 2012 NBA Champions Miami Heat on June 25, 2012  at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Face Tough Road To Repeat

The Miami Heat are almost ready to chase a second straight championship, but there are plenty of landmines waiting for the Heat on the roster and on the schedule.

CBS Miami–10/10/2012

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat reacts during Game Five of the 2012 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder  at American Airlines Arena on June 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Miami & Los Angeles Paying Big For Coming NBA Season

The Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers are the odds on favorites to play for the NBA championship next June and their payrolls are proof of that.

CBS Miami–08/22/2012

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2012-2013 Heat Schedule Released

Miami’s championship defense will begin where they won last season’s title, and the first game for the Brooklyn Nets will be at home against their now-crosstown rival.

CBS4–07/26/2012

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Kobe Makes Humorous Claim About Dream Team

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has never been one to shy away from saying he’s the greatest player in the game. But his latest quip is drawing laughter from NBA Hall of Famers and from the sports world in general.

CBS Miami–07/12/2012

Orlando Magic v Miami Heat

Howard Again Demands Trade To Brooklyn

The soap opera that Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has made of his playing career continued over the weekend when he once again requested a trade from the Magic.

CBS Miami–07/02/2012

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - MARCH 25: Pitcher Josh Johnson #55 of the Miami Marlins pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game at the Charlotte Sports Complex on March 25, 2012 in Port Charlotte, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Sports Agenda for Tuesday (5/15/12)

Bosh is out indefinitely, the Pirates stifle the Marlins, no seriously, the Thunder opened up a CAN on the Lakers, but the Heat are in MAJOR trouble.

CBS4–05/15/2012

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NBA Western Conference Semifinal Matchups And Predictions

The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Western Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Western Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.

05/14/2012

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