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Who's Hot / Who's Not
January 15, 2007
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January 15, 2007

Who's Hot / Who's Not

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Tennessee's sweet-slammin' Candace Parker (above) dunked on rival UConn's home court for the first time and dropped 30 in a win. (Observed Lady Vols' Alexis Hornbuckle, "It's a plus to be Candace Parker's teammate.") The Smushier Parker, in L.A., went for season highs of 20 and 23 points, then thanked his fellow Lakers for feeding him the ball.

Jason Taylor

Speak out against steroids. Check. Win the NFL Defensive Player of the Year award. Check. Listen to offers to act in a Robert De Niro movie. Check. Announce that you plan to return to Miami, where you're to make $16 million over the next two years as a Dolphin. Check and check.

Aaron Brooks

Just quack, baby. The guard's average of 18.1 points for the No. 15 Oregon Ducks is nice, but this is even nicer: Brooks (left) hit a last-minute shot to sink No. 1 UCLA.

Little Earl

The Nuggets' 5'5" Earl Boykins has picked up the slack in Melo's absence, averaging a team-best 23.4 points and maybe setting himself up. He could opt out of his contract after the season and seek more than the $3 million he's currently due.


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