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How Kobe Killed Hightops

Once-dominant fashion has gone by the wayside

(Newser) - In case you hadn't noticed, hightop sneakers are on death's door. You can thank big stars like Steve Nash, who's worn low-tops all his life, and Kobe Bryant, whose switch to low-tops last year prompted four of his Lakers teammates to follow suit. Of course, they're not alone. Eighty percent... More »

Iconic Brands We've Outsourced

Globalization has pushed a lot of Americana overseas

(Newser) - Baseballs are as American as Mom and apple pie, right? Well, hopefully they have parents and pastry in Costa Rica, too, because that’s where Rawlings’ factory is located now. Loads of other all-American brands aren’t so all-American anymore, Newsweek reports, singling out the companies seen in the slideshow... More »

Luge Death Can't Dim Opening Bash

50K pack indoor arena to kick off Vancouver Olympics

(Newser) - Despite the training-run death earlier in the day of a luger from the country of Georgia, the Olympics' opening ceremonies went on tonight in Vancouver, with a jubilant countdown by the crowd filling BC Place Stadium. The festive mood, and the opening rain of confetti, contrasted sharply with the grief... More »

B-Ball Stars Say Obama's Got Game

Hoopsters pick apart presidential skills in CNN roundtable

(Newser) - Basketball stars of today and yesterday have dissected President Barack Obama’s game on CNN, the Swamp blog reports. "He's smart at the game," Magic Johnson said today, watching a clip of the president shooting hoops. “He sees the play before it develops. That is how he... More »

Warriors Playoff Hopes Ended by Amare, Suns

Denver clinches eighth seed in the Western Conference

(Newser) - Amare Stoudemire scored 11 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and Phoenix recovered after blowing a 17-point lead to beat Golden State 122-116 Monday, eliminating the Warriors from playoff contention and securing the final playoff spot in the West for Denver. Steve Nash nearly had a triple-double with... More »

Nash Leads Suns' Rout of Minnesota

With 14 points and 11 assists, sits out the final quarter

(Newser) - Steve Nash had 14 points and 11 assists, then sat out the final quarter Friday night while the Phoenix Suns completed a 117-88 rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Amare Stoudemire had 24 points in 28 minutes as five Suns reached double figures. Grant Hill, out for the previous three games... More »

Stoudemire Helps Suns Take Down Nets

Star's 16-point third quarter sparks winning rally

(Newser) - The Phoenix Suns may want Amaré Stoudemire to be involved in double technical fouls more often, after last night's 110-104 win over the New Jersey Nets, reports the Arizona Republic. Stoudemire and Vince Carter were called for technicals after getting mixed up in the third quarter. Stoudemire exploded afterward, scoring... More »

KG Leads Celtics Past Suns

Phoenix tanks itself with turnovers

(Newser) - Amare Stoudemire got the game-high 32 points for Phoenix, but the Celtics took last night's game, 117-97. Stoudemire's five turnovers contributed to a Suns total of 21, which gave Boston 30 points to match Kevin Garnett's team-high total. Paul Pierce added 27 points with the help of a perfect third... More »

Suns Battle Sonics for 6th Straight Success

Clippers can't keep up with Warriors, T'wolves shock Grizz with rally

(Newser) - The Sonics tried desperately to reverse their trend of 12 losses in 13 games, and with the Suns giving up 17 turnovers in the first half alone, that feat seemed possible, the Arizona Republic reports. But Phoenix rallied past their own dreadful defense to shoot 57%, with 15 three-pointers, on... More »

Celtics Defense Stops Rockets' Streak at 22

Kings blast past Warriors, Suns get 5th straight over Blazers

(Newser) - The Rockets had followed 22 straight games with victorious press conferences, and nothing short of the NBA's best team could change that tune. With a decisive 94-74 win, the Boston Celtics ended Houston's win streak and held them to their lowest score this season. "I've never seen defense like... More »

Shaq Sparks Suns in Win Over Spurs

O'Neal, Steve Nash lead Phoenix to a 94-87 victory

(Newser) - Don’t count Shaquille O’Neal out just yet. The big man put up some all-around big numbers for the Suns today, as they defeated the Spurs, 94-87. Shaq scored 14 points, while also snagging 16 rebounds for Phoenix in their road win. Steve Nash, one of five others to... More »

Huge 4th Propels Lakers Past Kings

Suns are hot early, Blazers flare up late and Phoenix wins 97-72

(Newser) - The Lakers were trailing by 13 points going into the fourth quarter against the Kings when Kobe turned it on and the Lakers cashed in for a 36-18 run. Half of Bryant's 34 points came in that surge, and the result was a 117-105 win that recalled the teams' rivalry... More »

Resilient Rockets Rout Wiz Sans Yao

Young Timberwolves claw way to a big upset; Grizzlies, not so much

(Newser) - No Yao, no problem. After learning they'd lost 7'6" franchise center Yao Ming for the season with a stress fracture, the scrappy Rockets dominated the Wizards defensively, coasting 94-69 for their 13th straight win. Platooning at the five-spot were 41-year-old Dikembe Mutombo, who had four blocks, and promising rookie Carl... More »

Billups, Pistons Embarrass Shaq, Suns

Detroit shoots 52% from field, shuts down the Suns' new big man

(Newser) - Shaquille O'Neal's time in Phoenix hasn't elicited the desired results yet, unless losing 116-86 to Eastern Conference power Detroit is what the Suns had in mind when trading for the big man. The Pistons had scoring balance with six players in double figures and were dominant from midway through the... More »

'Big Three' Drop Third Straight

Re-fueled Suns make easy work of Celtics 85-77

(Newser) - With two straight losses behind them, and the offensive heavyweight Phoenix up next, the once-unbeatable Celtics focused on defense. Boston managed to hold the Suns to just 85 points, but 39% shooting led to a season-low 77 points, and a season-first third consecutive loss. "Tonight we were bad,"... More »

Lakers Fell Shaq in Suns Debut

Though the big man holds his own in Phoenix debut

(Newser) - Despite being on the wrong end of a 130-124 finale, the "Big Cactus" proved his worth in his debut with Phoenix against the Lakers last night, the Arizona Republic reports. Shaquille O'Neal had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Suns, who are now locked in a first-place tie... More »

Blazing Suns Outplay Hurting Mavs 109-97

Stoudemire, Barbosa are hot in final game before All-Star break

(Newser) - The Suns have now won 10 of their last 12 games, building momentum going into the All-Star break with a 109-97 defeat of a depleted Mavericks team. Missing Josh Howard, Jerry Stackhouse and Devin Harris, Dallas was "hurting, no doubt about it," said Phoenix coach Mike D'Antoni. But... More »

Stojakovic's Buzzer Beater Lifts Hornets in 2 OT Thriller

Suns fall 132-130, New Orleans snaps skid

(Newser) - Peja Stojakovic hit a long jumper as time expired in the second overtime to give the New Orleans Hornets a wild 132-130 victory over the Phoenix Suns. Chris Paul had 42 points, nine assists and eight steals in the win. Steve Nash led Phoenix with 32 points and 12 assists... More »

Spurs Hold Suns to Season Low

San Antonio breaks 3-game slide with 84-81 victory

(Newser) - After starting strong, the Suns began to give last night's game away, piece by piece, to the Spurs. Between converting seven San Antonio turnovers in the first quarter and getting blanked on seven of its final nine possessions, Phoenix gave away a 14-point lead to lose the game 84-81, its... More »

Timberwolves Eclipse the Suns

Despite dismal record, Minnesota has Suns' number

(Newser) - Despite being at the bottom of the NBA barrel, the Minnesota Timberwolves have for the second time dealt Phoenix an embarrassing defeat, beating the first place Suns 117-107 last night, the Arizona Republic reports. Minnesota's Al Jefferson scored a career high 39 points, as the underdogs dominated on the boards,... More »

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