The LA Lakers beat the BK Nets 92-83 last night, their third win in a row and sixth win in seven games, despite playing without Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace. Pau Gasol wasn't able to finish the game after feeling a pop in his right foot. On the plus side, Kobe did this:

 

 

 

The Houston Rockets tied an NBA record with 23 3-pointers against the Golden State Warriors. Houston had a good chance to set the record, but Mark Jackson's squad refused to let them get it and started fouling despite losing 140-109.

 

 

Joe Flacco's agent says he should be the highest paid quarterback in the NFL.

 

The New Orleans Saints appear to be on the verge of hiring Rob Ryan as their defensive coordinator, but UGA's Todd Grantham also has an interview with the Saints.

 

The Tennessee Titans face a tough choice with Chris Johnson.

 

Rafael Nadal made a successful return to the tennis court after seven months of dealing with injury.

 

Tim Hardaway Jr. hit five consecutive 3s to give Michigan a victory over Ohio State.

 

The Jacksonville Jags have a new logo.

 

Danilo Gallinari hit a ridiculous circus-shot in the dying seconds of the Nuggets victory over Milwaukee.

 

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

Uncle Luke wrote a letter to Rick Ross about making peace with the GDs. This is a must read.

 

Amber Rose is about ready to pop. Her and Wiz Khalifa share some photos of the final few days of pregnancy.

 

Chris Brown may have violated his probation. Prosecutors allege that Brown submitted four hours of community service from Virginia but records show him in Mexico for the same time period.

 

50 Cent reveals how he was inspired by LL Cool J.

 

Any show that begins with a blunt and a freestyle is good with me. Check out Jay Rock on Snoop's GGN.

 

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Illinois is considering a 25 cent tax on sneakers that would go towards helping kids stay in school and help dropouts get jobs or college training.

 

The CBO has projected the US debt will level out over the next decade, with government spending down in almost every category except healthcare and social security.

 

$3.4 million worth of fake Super Bowl jerseys were seized in Ohio.

 

Pirates are back: A French tanker was captured near the Ivory Coast. The 17-person crew was released.

 

EVERYTHING I AM

 

The New Yorker delves into the issue of whom the President can kill, after a leaked memo on drone strikes and policies was leaked earlier this week.

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Casey Veggies and Rockie Fresh each dropped mixtapes recently, but that didn't stop them from collaborating on “Energy.”