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Scott Skiles, Mark Jackson Candidates For Magic Head Coaching Job

If the Orlando Magic eventually fire Jacque Vaughn as head coach, sources say Scott Skiles and Mark Jackson are two candidates. Skiles most recently was head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and was a member of the Magic during his playing career. Jackson is currently a broadcaster with ESPN following his dismissal last season by the Golden State Warriors.
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Tim Duncan Sues Financial Advisor For Causing Substantial Loss

Tim Duncan said he has sued his investment advisor in Texas state court, claiming he was pushed into investments despite conflicts of interest that ultimately caused him “substantial loss.” Duncan claimed Charlie Banks, an Atlanta-based financial adviser, hid his own interest in investment opportunities that he recommended to Duncan, according to a copy of the complaint filed...
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DeMarcus Cousins Named Injury Replacement For Kobe Bryant On West All-Star Team

DeMarcus Cousins has been named on the NBA's Western Conference All-Star team, the league announced Friday. Cousins will replace Kobe Bryant.
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Mo Williams Available In Trade Talks

The Minnesota Timberwolves are making Mo Williams available in trade talks. Williams signed with the Wolves in the offseason and the club is looking for draft pick compensation. Williams scored 52 points on Jan. 13.
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Quincy Miller Signs Second 10-Day Contract With Kings

The Sacramento Kings have signed Quincy Miller to a second 10-day contract, the team announced Friday. Miller will be eligible to play in Friday's contest against the Cavaliers. Miller signed his first 10-day contract on January 17 after averaging a NBA D-League-leading 26.3 points (.522 FG%, .356 3pt%, .895 FT%), 7.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.5 steals and league-best 3.7 blocks in...
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Knicks Assign Cleanthony Early To Westchester

The New York Knicks have assigned Cleanthony Early to the Westchester Knicks of the NBA D-League. It marks Early's first assignment of the season.
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Magic Could Soon Fire Jacque Vaughn

The Orlando Magic are close to firing Jacque Vaughn as head coach. “It isn’t a matter of ‘if,’ anymore, but ‘when,'” a source close to the decision-making process told Yahoo Sports about Vaughn’s fading job security. The Magic have lost 13 of 15 games. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reported that the Magic “haven’t ruled out making an in-season coaching change.”
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NBA Reaches Five-Year, $500M Deal To Televise Games In China

The NBA has agreed upon a five-year deal with Tencent Holdings of China to televise games and other programming. The deal will be worth between $500 million and $700 million.
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Dwight Howard Could Miss Extended Period With Knee Issue

Dwight Howard will receive a second opinion on his right knee and could miss an extended period of time. Howard underwent an MRI on the knee on Wednesday. Howard is suffering from swelling due to the accumulation of fluid in the knee.
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2015 All-Star Reserves (updated as selections leak)

The 2015 All-Star reserves are being leaked ahead of Thursday night's official announcement. The reporter who broke the leak is listed in parethesis. WestKevin Durant (Amick)Klay Thompson (Stein)James Harden (Wojnarowski)LaMarcus Aldridge (Stein)Russell Westbrook (Wojnarowski) EastPaul Millsap (Charania)Jimmy Butler (Stein)Al Horford (Wojnarowski)Jeff Teague (Windhorst)
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Rasheed Sulaimon Dismissed From Duke's Basketball Program

Rasheed Sulaimon was dismissed from Duke's basketball program on Thursday. The Houston native had not previously been disciplined, at least publicly, all season. "Rasheed has been unable to consistently live up to the standards required to be a member of our program," Mike Krzyzewski said in a release. "It is a privilege to represent Duke University and with that privilege comes...
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New NBA Rule Forbids Teams From Having More Than 25 Individual Owners

The NBA has passed a new rule mandating that teams have 25 or fewer individual owners and that every owner must hold at least one percent of the team, according to sources. The league had been considering making this change for several years. Jay-Z, for example, owned a miniscule 0.15 percent of the Brooklyn Nets before selling to Jason Kidd and another investor in 2013. The new...
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Knicks To Sign Lance Thomas For Remainder Of Season

The New York Knicks will sign Lance Thomas to a contract for the remainder of the season when his current 10-day deal expires. Thomas was originally acquired via trade in early January and was then waived. Thomas has been on two 10-day contracts with the Knicks. Thomas has averaged 11.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 25.8 minutes per game in six appearances with the Knicks.
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Dwyane Wade Out Indefinitely With Hamstring Injury

Dwyane Wade is out indefinitely with an injured hamstring. “You can’t put a time on it,” Wade said. “You can’t look at the hamstring and say you’re going to be out this amount of games. Like many muscle strains, you’ve got to go day-by-day.” This is the third leg injury of the season for Wade. Wade has missed 10 of the 45 games played by the Miami Heat this season.
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RealGM Radio: Shams Charania On Showcase, Klay, Bucks

In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with RealGM's Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) about covering the D-League Showcase, his first experience at Oracle Arena, Klay Thompson's All-Star case and the surprising success of Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks. Click here to listen or download. You can also click here to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.
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James Michael McAdoo Returning To D-League

James Michael McAdoo will return to the Santa Cruz Warriors of the D-League when his 10-day contract with the Golden State Warriors expires. McAdoo has averaged 4.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 6.5 minutes over three games with the Warriors.
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Kenyon Martin, Bucks Sign Contract For Remainder Of Season

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed forward/center Kenyon Martin for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. Martin has appeared in eight games for the Bucks this season and averaged 1.3 points and 1.1 rebounds in 5.9 minutes per game. Martin signed his initial 10-day contract with the Bucks on Jan. 9, and was signed to a second 10-day deal on Jan. 19. RealGM's Shams Charnia first reported...
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Lou Amundson Agrees To Sign With Knicks For Remainder Of Season

The New York Knicks have reached agreement with Lou Amundson on a deal for the remainder of the season, a league source tells RealGM. Amundson has been on two 10-day contracts with the Knicks. The Knicks acquired Amundson in a trade earlier this month with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma City Thunder before he was waived. Amundson has averaged 4.7 points and 6.5 rebounds in...
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Kevin Durant Willing To Consider Knicks In 2016

The New York Knicks will be in play for Kevin Durant when he becomes a free agent in 2016. “No question about it,” says a person close to Durant. “Kevin loves Carmelo (Anthony). It could work in New York. But never rule out the Thunder.” Durant is also close to Derek Fisher, a former teammate with the Thunder.
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Marc Gasol Prioritizes Winning Championship For Free Agency Decision

Pau Gasol believes his brother Marc will prioritize a winning situation when he makes his free agency decision in July. Marc Gasol will be an unrestricted free agent with the Memphis Grizzlies. "Marc wants to win a championship," Pau said. "That's what he's looking for. That's what's most important to him. I don't know if you think the Lakers will be in a position to win a championship...
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Warriors Assign Festus Ezeli To D-League, Recall Ognjen Kuzmic

The Golden State Warriors have assigned Festus Ezeli to the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League. Additionally, the Warriors have recalled Ognjen Kuzmic from his D-League assignment. Ezeli has missed Golden State’s last 16 games (since December 25) due to a left ankle sprain.
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Report: Thunder Had Deal Close To Send Reggie Jackson To Nuggets

The Oklahoma City Thunder were close to trading Reggie Jackson to the Denver Nuggets, according to a source. Jackson is reportedly expected to be moved before the trade deadline.
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Simmons, Rabb Headline McDonald's All-America Teams

The 2015 McDonald's All-Americans have been announced. East TeamDwayne Bacon, Florida StateAntonio Blakeney, LSUIsaiah Briscoe, KentuckyJaylen Brown, UndecidedThomas Bryant, UndecidedCheick Diallo, UndecidedHenry Ellenson, MarquetteJawun Evans, Oklahoma StateLuke Kennard, DukeDedric Lawson, MemphisBen Simmons, LSUDiamond Stone, UndecidedWest TeamCarlton Bragg, KansasJalen Brunson...
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Giannis, Wiggins Headline Rising Stars Challenge Rosters

The NBA has announced the rosters for the 2015 Rising Stars Challenge. USA TeamTrey Burke (Utah)Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Detroit)Michael Carter-Williams (Philadelphia)Zach LaVine (Minnesota)Shabazz Muhammad (Minnesota)Nerlens Noel (Philadelphia)Victor Oladipo (Orlando)Elfrid Payton (Orlando)Mason Plumlee (Brooklyn)Cody Zeller (Charlotte) World TeamSteven Adams (Oklahoma City)Giannis...
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Tyler Johnson Signs 10-Day Contract With Heat

The Miami Heat have called up Tyler Johnson on a 10-day contract, league sources tell RealGM. Johnson comes from the D-League's Sioux Falls Skyforce, where he averaged 18.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 15 games. Johnson was on a 10-day contract with the Heat earlier this month.
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