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Suns Deny Discipline Or Trade For Gerald Green's DNP-CD

Due to a coach's decision, Gerald Green did not play for the first time in his two seasons with the Phoenix Suns in their win over the Chicago Bulls on Friday. Jeff Hornacek said it was not predetermined that Green would not play, but decided on the move due to the matchups. "We have a lot of guys that can play," Hornacek said. "I thought Goran and Eric going up against Rose and...
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Ricky Rubio To Return Monday Against Mavericks

Ricky Rubio has been cleared to play on Monday against the Dallas Mavericks, according to a source. Rubio has been out since severely injuring his left ankle Nov. 7 and will have missed 43 games because of the injury. The Minnesota Timberwolves plan to restrict Rubio's minutes until after the All-Star break while he sees how his ankle responds.
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Nets Refusing Nuggets' Offer Of J.J. Hickson, JaVale McGee For Brook Lopez

The Denver Nuggets are pushing an offer of J.J. Hickson and JaVale McGee for Brook Lopez. The Brooklyn Nets have been firm in their refusal to take the offer.
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Vince Carter To Be Reevaluated In One Week With Foot Tendon Injury

Vince Carter underwent an MRI on Friday, which revealed a left foot tendon injury. Carter will be re-evaluated within the next week at which time an update will be provided.
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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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