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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Daily Dunks: 1/5-1/11

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     Here are my Daily Dunks for January 5, 2015 through January 11, 2015. Throughout the week, this page will be updated with all the key news of each day as well as the day's NBA scores. So keep checking this page throughout the week! Enjoy! 

Monday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. The Cavaliers, Thunder, and Knicks agreed on a three-way trade sending J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cavaliers and Dion Waiters to the Thunder (Click here for full details of the trade). 

#2. Bucks rookie forward Damien Inglis has undergone season-ending surgery on his foot (Click here for more info). 

#3. The Wizards are waiving Glen Rice, Jr. (Click here for more info). 

#4. Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon returned to the starting lineup (Click here for more info). 

#5. Bucks small forward Jabari Parker underwent surgery on his ACL (Click here for more info). 

#6. Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard should be back within two weeks (Click here for more info). 

#7. The agent of Bucks power forward Larry Sanders denies that his client wants to retire (Click here for more info). 

#8. Magic forward Channing Frye injured his elbow. X-rays revealed no fractures (Click here for more info). 

#9. Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki is now #7 on the all-time scoring list. 

#10. Cavaliers GM David Griffin says he doesn't at all plan to get rid of David Blatt as head coach (Click here for more info). 

Monday's NBA Final Scores: 

Nuggets 110 Timberwolves 101. Grizzlies 105 Knicks 83. Pacers 105 Jazz 101. Warriors 117 Thunder 91. 76ers 95 Cavaliers 92. Hornets 104 Celtics 95. Mavericks 96 Nets 88 (OT). Wizards 92 Pelicans 85. Bulls 114 Rockets 105. Trail Blazers 98 Lakers 94. Hawks 107 Clippers 98. 

Tuesday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. Spurs point guard Tony Parker (hamstring) returned from a 5 game absence (Click here for more info). 

#2. The Clippers waived guard Jared Cunningham (Click here for more info). 

#3. The Jazz waived guard Patrick Christopher and signed guard Elliot Williams to a 10-day contract (Click here for more info). 

#4. There are people plotting to buy the Hawks and move them to Seattle (Click here for more info). 

#5. The Hornets guaranteed forward Jason Maxiell's contract for the rest of the season (Click here for more info). 

#6. The Knicks are interested in Thunder point guard Reggie Jackson (Click here for more info). 

#7. The Nets waived power forward Brandon Davies (Click here for more info). 

#8. Larry Sanders was on the Bucks' bench on Tuesday. Jason Kidd expects him to be back soon (Click here for more info). 

#9. The Knicks signed guard Langston Galloway to a 10-day contract and waived center Samuel Dalembert (Click here and here for more info). 

#10. The Heat waived guard Andre Dawkins and guard Shannon Brown (Click here for more info). 

Tuesday's NBA Final Scores: 

Suns 102 Bucks 96. Pistons 105 Spurs 104. 

Wednesday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. The Clippers got rid of Jared Cunningham, but they ended up trading him to the 76ers instead. The 76ers then went on to waive Jared Cunningham (Click here for full details of the trade). 

#2. Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan won't return on Thursday, though he his cleared to play. He should be back next week (Click here for more info). 

#3. The Knicks waived Lou Amundson, Lance Thomas, and Alex Kirk (Click here for more info). 

#4. The Timberwolves waived power forward Jeff Adrien (Click here for more info). 

#5. Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup. 

#6. The Nuggets traded center Timofey Mozgov to the Cavaliers (Click here for full details of the trade). 

#7. Warriors center Andrew Bogut returned. He had 4 points and 8 rebounds, playing 15 minutes. 

#8. The Cavaliers waived point guard A.J. Price (Click here for more info). 

#9. Nuggets shooting guard Danilo Gallinari hopes to be back in two weeks (Click here for more info). 

#10. An NBA spokesman came out and said the Hawks will stay put in Atlanta (Click here for more info). 

Wednesday's NBA Final Scores: 

Hawks 96 Grizzlies 86. Jazz 97 Bulls 77. Suns 113 Timberwolves 111. Warriors 117 Pacers 102. Rockets 105 Cavaliers 93. Bucks 97 76ers 77. Wizards 101 Knicks 91. Hornets 98 Pelicans 94. Celtics 89 Nets 81. Pistons 108 Mavericks 95. Nuggets 93 Magic 90. Kings 104 Thunder 83. Clippers 114 Lakers 89. 

Thursday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. Former NBA player Robert Swift was arrested for attempted armed robbery (Click here for more info). 

#2. The Portland Trail Blazers signed their general manager Neil Olshey to a contract extension and promoted him to president of basketball operations (Click here for more info). 

#3. ESPN made changes to their nationally televised broadcasting schedule (Click here for the revised schedule).

#4. The Bucks signed power forward Kenyon Martin to a 10-day contract and waived point guard Nate Wolters (Click here for more info). 

#5. After being waived by the Knicks, Samuel Dalembert cleared waivers and is now an unrestricted free agent (Click here for more info). 

#6. Nets point guard Deron Williams is out indefinitely with a rib fracture (Click here for more info). 

#7. The Timberwolves officially signed center Miroslav Raduljica to a 10-day contract (Click here for more info). 

#8. The Clippers are interested in 76ers guard Tony Wroten (Click here for more info). 

#9. The Grizzlies are targeting Luol Deng and Jeff Green in possible trades (Click here for more info). 

#10. Hornets shooting guard Gerald Henderson exploded for 31 points against the Raptors. 

Thursday's NBA Final Scores: 

Hornets 103 Raptors 95. Rockets 120 Knicks 96. Trail Blazers 99 Heat 83. 

Friday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. The Knicks signed forward Lance Thomas to a 10-day contract (Click here for more details). 

#2. Warriors center Marreese Speights was robbed at gunpoint by a guy named Michael Jackson (Click here for details). 

#3. The Bulls plan to offer shooting guard Jimmy Butler a max contract (Click here for details). 

#4. Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph returned to the lineup. He had 11 points and 11 rebounds. 

#5. The Celtics are said to be nearing a deal that would send Jeff Green to the Grizzlies. However, the deal is not yet in place (Click here for details). 

#6. The 76ers suspended Andrei Kirilenko for failing to report to the team (Click here for details).

#7. The Pelicans assigned guard Russ Smith to the D-League (Click here for details).

#8. The Celtics traded power forward Brandan Wright to the Suns for a protected 2015 first round draft pick (Click here for details). 

#9.The Suns waived forward Tony Mitchell (Click here for details). 
#10. Mike Muscala's contract with the Hawks became fully guaranteed for the rest of the season (Click here for details). 

Friday's NBA Final Scores: 

Pelicans 106 Grizzlies 95. Thunder 99 Jazz 94. Bucks 98 Timberwolves 84. Warriors 112 Cavaliers 94. Pacers 107 Celtics 103 (OT). Hawks 106 Pistons 103. 76ers 90 Nets 88. Wizards 102 Bulls 86. Spurs 100 Suns 95. Nuggets 118 Kings 108. Lakers 101 Magic 84. 

Saturday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. The Knicks signed forward Lou Amundson to a 10-day contract (Click here for details). 

#2. Click here for the details of the three-way trade between the Pelicans, Grizzlies, and Celtics that would send Jeff Green to the Grizzlies. 

#3. The Rockets are interested in Deron Williams of the Nets and Goran Dragic of the Suns. Both are point guards (Click here for details). 

#4. It sounds like Carmelo Anthony does eventually need knee surgery, but he's putting it off as long as possible (Click here for details). 

#5. 76ers head coach Brett Brown says the team never agreed to release Andrei Kirilenko (Click here for details).

#6. Pau Gasol went off for the Bulls: 46 points, 18 rebounds, and 3 assists. 

#7. As part of the Jeff Green trade, upon getting Austin Rivers, the Celtics may deal Rivers to the Clippers (Click here for details). 

Saturday's NBA Final Scores: 

Rockets 97 Jazz 82. Spurs 108 Timberwolves 93. Hornets 110 Knicks 82. Clippers 120 Mavericks 100. Pistons 98 Nets 93. 76ers 93 Pacers 92. Raptors 109 Celtics 96. Bulls 95 Bucks 87. Trail Blazers 103 Magic 92. 

Sunday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. NBA ref Joey Crawford will undergo an MRI on his knee. Possible meniscus damage (Click here for details). 

#2. The Celtics, Grizzlies, and Pelicans completed a three way trade that sends Jeff Green to the Grizzlies (Click here for full details of that trade). 

#3. The Heat signed guard Tyler Johnson a 10-day contract (Click here for details). 

#4.  Former NBA player Roy Tarpley passed away at the age of 50 (Click here for details). 

#5. Kevin Love reportedly won't sign a long-term deal next summer. He's waiting for the anticipated salary cap spike in 2016 (Click here for details).

#6. Cavaliers head coach David Blatt says Kevin Love isn't a max-level player yet (Click here for details). 

#7. Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph had 27 points and 17 rebounds. 

#8. Heat center Hassan Whiteside had 23 points and 16 rebounds. 

#9. Damian Lillard destroyed the Lakers (Click here for details and a video of his nasty dunk). 

Sunday's NBA Final Scores: 

Grizzlies 122 Suns 110 (2OT). Hawks 120 Wizards 89. Heat 104 Clippers 90. Kings 103 Cavaliers 84.  Trail Blazers 106 Lakers 94. 

---Ben Parker: follow me on twitter @nba_lord 

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