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Elijah Millsap To Sign Three-Year Deal With Jazz

Elijah Millsap has reached an agreement to sign a three-year contract with the Utah Jazz, his agent Daniel Hazan told RealGM. Millsap’s deal will be for the remainder of the season and holds two years of team options for the Jazz. In nine games over two 10-day contracts with the Jazz, Millsap has averaged 5.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and one steal in 20.6 minutes per appearance. He...
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Jeremy Lin Receives Healthy DNP-CD

Jeremy Lin was a healthy scratch, DNP-CD during the Los Angeles Lakers' loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. Jordan Clarkson got the start at point guard, with Ronnie Price backing him up. "He just looked like he was very poised and the moment wasn't too big for him," Byron Scott said of Clarkson. "I know what Jeremy can do, so the next game it might be different." Lin left the...
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LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Thumb Surgery On Hold, Will Play Against Wizards

LaMarcus Aldridge has put surgery on hold for the ligament tear in his left thumb, the Portland Trail Blazers announced Saturday. Aldridge will play against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
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Thompson Sets NBA Record For Most Points In A Quarter

Klay Thompson set a league record for the most points in a quarter Friday night, a thrilling 37-point third period that powered the Warriors to a 126-101 win over the Kings, according to an ESPN.com report.
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Mark Cuban Believes NBA All-Star Game Voting System 'Broken'

Mark Cuban believes the apathetic response from NBA fans for All-Star Game voting proves the system is "absolutely, positively broken." Stephen Curry received just 1,513,324 votes despite leading the NBA. "In context of everything, that's no votes," Cuban said. "That's such a small number considering all the different options you have to vote that it's almost embarrassing. It's just...
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NBA Tells Seattle Not To Expect Team Within Next Few Years

Adam Silver has told Seattle mayor Ed Murray not to expect an NBA team to move to the city within the next few years. An agreement for the funding of a Sodo arena between Seattle, King County and Chris Hansen expires in November of 2017. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between them states an NBA team must be acquired for Hansen to receive up to $200 million in city and county...
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Tony Wroten Has Partial ACL Tear In Right Knee

Tony Wroten has a partial tear of his ACL in his right knee. "While the precise timing and details of the procedure are still being finalized, what has been determined is that the ACL will need to be surgically repaired," said the Philadelphia 76ers in a statement. “Until the procedure takes place, we are unable to provide a specific timeline for his return to play.”
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Raptors, Bulls Among Teams Interested In D.J. Kennedy

The Toronto Raptors and Chicago Bulls are among four NBA teams that have shown an interest in swingman D.J. Kennedy, a leading candidate for the Most Valuable Player award in the top German league, sources told RealGM. Kennedy, a two-way player at 6-foot-6, played in two games for the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2011-12 season. He has since played overseas in Israel, France, Russia...
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Kobe Bryant Expected To Miss Remainder Of Season

Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the remainder of the 14-15 season with a torn rotator cuff. Bryant suffered the injury on Wednesday.
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Clippers Sign Dahntay Jones To Second 10-Day Contract

The Los Angeles Clippers have decided to sign Dahntay Jones to a second 10-day contract, according to Doc Rivers. Jones has appeared in four games this season.
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Ty Lawson Arrested On DUI Charge

Ty Lawson was arrested early Friday morning for suspicion of driving under the influence. Lawson was arrested in 2013 on a domestic violence charge that was eventually dropped. Lawson is averaging 16.7 points, 9.9 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game this season for the Denver Nuggets.
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Kyrie Irving Misses Out On Derrick Rose Rule With No ASG Starting Spot

Kyrie Irving stood to earn an extra $7 million to $10 million had he been voted into the NBA All-Star Game as a starter due to the "Derrick Rose" provision. The five-year, $90 million extension Irving signed last offseason with the Cleveland Cavaliers would have made him eligible for a higher earning rate if he met certain criteria. Irving would have had to earn fan votes into the...
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Mirza Teletovic Out For Season With Blood Clots In Lungs

Mirza Teletovic was taken to a local Los Angeles hospital after experiencing shortness of breath during last night's game versus the Los Angeles Clippers. Following a series of tests including a CT scan, Teletovic was diagnosed with bilateral pulmonary embolus (multiple blood clots in the lungs). He will remain hospitalized in Los Angeles to undergo further diagnostic testing and...
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LaMarcus Aldridge Out 6-8 Weeks With Ligament Tear In Left Thumb

A second magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) confirms that LaMarcus Aldridge has a radial collateral ligament tear in his left thumb. He will undergo surgery later this week and is expected to be out for 6-8 weeks. Aldridge sustained the injury in the second quarter of Portland’s 98-94 win over Sacramento on Monday at the Moda Center.
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Stephen Curry, Kyle Lowry Headline 2015 NBA All-Star Starters

Stephen Curry was the leading vote-getter for the NBA 2015 All-Star Game, beating LeBron James. Western Conference StartersStephen Curry, WarriorsKobe Bryant, LakersAnthony Davis, Pelicans,Marc Gasol, GrizzliesBlake Griffin, Clippers Eastern Conference StartersJohn Wall, WizardsKyle Lowry, RaptorsLeBron James, CavaliersCarmelo Anthony, KnicksPau Gasol, Bulls
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LaMarcus Aldridge's Thumb In Cast As He Awaits More Tests

LaMarcus Aldridge's left thumb is in a cast as he awaits more tests. An MRI conducted on Aldridge was inconclusive. Aldridge suffered the injury on Monday when defending DeMarcus Cousins.
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Dwyane Wade Fined $15K By NBA For Obscene Gesture

Dwyane Wade has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during the Miami Heat's loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. The NBA announced the fine on Thursday.
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Kobe Bryant Suffers Torn Rotator Cuff

Kobe Bryant suffered a right shoulder injury in the second half of the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Preliminary results from the MRI reveal that Bryant has sustained a tear of the rotator cuff. Bryant will be examined by Lakers doctors on Friday.
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Derrick Rose Cleared From Minute Restrictions

Derrick Rose has been cleared by the Chicago Bulls to play extended minutes if needed. Rose is averaging 32.8 minutes in 10 January games. That's up from 30 minutes in December and 25.9 in November. "I feel great," Rose said recently of his health. Initially, the Bulls' medical staff limited Rose because he was returning from back-to-back, season-ending knee surgeries and he had...
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Tyler Harris Plans Draft Entry Despite Unexpected Role Cut In Providence Junior Season

Providence junior forward Tyler Harris has plans to enter the NBA Draft in June in spite of a puzzling role reduction that has fueled a belief that he’s being regressed to stay in school for his senior season of eligibility, sources told RealGM. One season after starting in all 35 games of Providence’s run to the NCAA Big East tournament championship, Harris has started 11 of...
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Nick Young Prepared To Help Recruit Dragic, Marc Gasol, Love

Nick Young is prepared to help the Los Angeles Lakers with their free agency recruiting. “It’s tough, but I know it’s going to get better,” Young told the Los Angeles News Group. “This offseason is going to be big for us. It’s going to work out.” … “I told Goran Dragic on the court, ‘You might be my teammate next year.’” Young said. “I’ll talk to Marc...
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Budenholzer, Kerr To Coach All-Star Game

Mike Budenholzer and Steve Kerr will be the head coaches for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. The Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors have each clinched the best record in their respective conferences for games played through Feb. 1.
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LeBron: Cavs Now 'Clicking' Due To Timofey Mozgov

Timofey Mozgov has averaged 10.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in seven games since being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers lost their first three games with Mozgov, but have since won four in a row and LeBron James believes they're now "clicking." Mozgov's biggest impact is on defense protecting the rim. "It's funny, I was talking to my friend the other day...
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Carmelo: Tanking Is Bad Mentality

The New York Knicks have won two straight games for the first time since Nov. 2, but they still have the NBA's worst record. Carmelo Anthony is opposed to tanking the season for a higher draft pick. "I don't know how to have that mindset," Anthony said Wednesday night after the Knicks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 98-91 to improve to 7-36. "Having that mindset as a basketball player...
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LeBron Meets With Ray Allen About Joining Cavs

LeBron James recently met with Ray Allen in an attempt to recruit him to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers this season. Allen hasn't yet decided if he'll play during the 14-15 season. ESPN Radio's Ryen Russillo reported last month that Allen's message to teams inquiring earlier in the season and his message was to check back in January with a decision expected in February. James...
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