ESPN.com's Intelligence Report: Jan. 5
Updated: January 5, 2006, 2:22 PM ET
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- Lump of coal: Durant (ankle) to sit vs. Spurs
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- Cavs lose Varejao for year with torn Achilles
- Rockets sign McHale to 3-year extension