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Robert Upshaw Considering Playing In D-League

Robert Upshaw is giving serious thought to playing in the D-League this season following his dismissal from the University of Washington's basketball program. After his dismissal from Washington, Upshaw’s inner-circle has begun the agent selection process, sources told Yahoo Sports. The NBA does not allow players enrolled at the beginning of a school year to make the immediate...
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Wisconsin Proposes Using Jock Tax To Cover $220M Pledge For Arena

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker on Tuesday said new growth in income tax revenue from Milwaukee Bucks' players and visiting teams will generate enough money to cover debt payments on $220 million in state-issued bonds for a new Milwaukee arena. Walker said the plan, simply put, is a "Pay Their Way" proposal. Recent estimates indicate that the amount of income tax revenue from NBA...
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Langston Galloway, Knicks Agree Upon Two-Year Contract

Langston Galloway and the New York Knicks have agreed upon a two-year contract, a league source tells RealGM. Galloway's deal is partially guaranteed for next season. Galloway has averaged 12.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 28 minutes per game in eight appearanes with the Knicks. Galloway went undrafted out of Saint Joseph's in 2014.
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Ronald Roberts Expected To Sign In Philippines

Ronald Roberts is on the verge of signing a lucrative contract in the Philippines. Roberts was the D-League Player of the Week last week. Roberts has been on the Philadelphia 76ers' roster this season, but did not appear in any games.
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Timberwolves Plan To Sign Lorenzo Brown On 10-Day Contract

The Minnesota Timberwolves plan to sign Lorenzo Brown to a 10-day contract. Brown has played for the Grand Rapids Drive in the NBA D-League.
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Splash Brothers To Headline Three-Point Contest

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson will headline the participants of the Three-Point Shooting Contest during All-Star Weekend. Kyle Korver, Wesley Matthews and J.J. Redick will also participate. Korver leads the NBA in three-point percentage at 53 percent.
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Bucks, Hornets, 76ers Interested In Gary Talton, D-League's Assists Leader

The Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Hornets and Philadelphia 76ers are exploring the call-up candidacy of Gary Talton, the NBA Development League’s assists leader, league sources told RealGM. Behind 13 games of 10 or more assists, Talton has averaged 13.2 points, 10.2 assists and 40.6 percent three-point shooting this season. He has split the year with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and...
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Langston Galloway, Knicks In Talks On Deal

Langston Galloway and the New York Knicks are in talks on a deal, league sources tell RealGM. Galloway is on his second 10-day contract with the Knicks. Multiple NBA teams are prepared to engage with Galloway should he become a free agent.
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Nets Evaluating Lionel Hollins

The Brooklyn Nets have launched an in-season evaluation on various aspects of the team, including the performance of Lionel Hollins as head coach. Hollins is in the first season of a four-year deal worth more than $20 million. Sources said Monday that the Nets, in hopes of sparking a change to their fortunes, will continue to pursue a shake-up trade or two before the Feb. 19 deadline...
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Kobe Bryant To Undergo Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery

Kobe Bryant will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery. Bryant was examined on Monday morning by Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. ElAttrache confirmed an earlier diagnosis of a torn rotator cuff, and advised Bryant to have surgery to repair the shoulder. Bryant has agreed, and surgery has been scheduled for Wednesday morning.
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Kemba Walker Could Undergo Surgery For Meniscus

Kemba Walker is getting his meniscus checked in New York on Monday. Surgery is a possibility for Walker with a six-week recovery period. Walker has missed three of the Charlotte Hornets' past five games.
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Ronald Roberts Named D-League Player Of The Week

Santa Cruz Warriors forward Ronald Roberts has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Jan. 19 – Sunday, Jan. 25. The award is the first for Roberts, who was traded to Santa Cruz from the Delaware 87ers on Jan. 21. Roberts (6-8, 225, St. Joseph’s) led Santa Cruz to a 2-0 record last week, averaging 29.5 points on 78 percent shooting...
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Klay Thompson, LeBron James Named NBA Players Of The Week

Klay Thompson and LeBron James have been named the NBA Players of the Week. Thompson scored a record 37 points in the third quarter of Friday's game, finishing with 52 overall. James averaged 27.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game.
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Brook Lopez Prefers To Remain With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have pursued trade scenarios involving Brook Lopez, but his preference is to remain with the franchise. Lopez has a player option for the 15-16 season. The Oklahoma City Thunder have been one of the teams purusing a trade for Lopez.
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Clippers Remain Interested In Nate Robinson, Pursuing Other Deals First

The Los Angeles Clippers remain interested in Nate Robinson, who was recently bought out by the Boston Celtics following a trade from the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers are exploring other deals first before addresssing Robinson. Robinson previously played for Doc Rivers when both were with the Celtics.
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76ers Sign Larry Drew II To 2nd 10-Day Contrat

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed guard Larry Drew II to a second 10-day contract. In six games played since joining the Sixers, Drew is averaging five points and four assists in nearly 19 minutes per game. Dating back to the start of the 2000-01 season, Drew is one of just 22 players to have recorded at least 26 assists within the first six games of a career.
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Kobe Bryant Considered Joining Michael Jordan With Wizards

Kobe Bryant considered joining Michael Jordan with the Washington Wizards before his 2004 free agency. Abe Pollin, however, parted ways with Jordan in 2003 a year before Bryant was scheduled to make his free agent decision. “That’s true,” Bryant confirmed recently. “A long time ago? Yeah.” Bryant considered signing with the Los Angeles Clippers, but eventually chose to...
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LeBron: We've Improved Mentally More Than Anything

LeBron James had 34 points, seven rebounds and five assists in 39 minutes in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 108-98 home win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. "We've improved, mentally more than anything," LeBron James said. The Cavaliers have won six straight games. "We're a confident bunch, but for us, we're a humble bunch," James said. "It's one game, against a very experienced team, a...
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Paxson Refutes Van Gundy's Comments On Bulls Leaking Stories To Undermine Thibodeau

During Friday's Chicago Bulls-Dallas Mavericks telecast, Jeff Van Gundy accused Bulls management of trying to undermine Tom Thibodeau by leaking disparaging stories, saying the practice dates to Phil Jackson's tenure as well as Scott Skiles' and Vinny Del Negro's. "Tom Thibodeau isn't being undermined at all," John Paxson said. "What's being undermined is the entire Bulls organization...
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Mavericks Confident About Signing Jermaine O'Neal By All-Star Break

The Dallas Mavericks are confident that they are moving closer to signing Jermaine O'Neal, according to sources. The Mavericks are closely monitoring O'Neal's progress as he works out in preparation for a comeback and hope to sign him by the All-Star break. "We'll let you know when there's any breaking news, but right now, there's none," Rick Carlisle said on Sunday. O'Neal has made...
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Nets, Hornets Discuss Trade Involving Joe Johnson, Lance Stephenson

The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets have restarted trade discussions that involve Joe Johnson, according to sources. The Hornets and Nets are discussing a larger package that would likely include Lance Stephenson, Gerald Henderson and Marvin Williams. Charlotte owner Michael Jordan has been intrigued with the possibility of Johnson, who has struggled recently with tendinitis.
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Quincy Miller To Sign Second 10-Day Contract With Kings

The Sacramento Kings will sign Quincy Miller to a second 10-day contract. Miller was leading the NBA Development League with 26.3 points 3.7 blocks per game when the Kings signed him to his first 10-day contract Jan. 17. Miller played 34 minutes with 13 points, six rebounds, two steals and two blocks in Friday’s loss at Golden State.
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Nuggets Recall Erick Green From D-League

Erick Green has been recalled from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League by the Denver Nuggets. Green played two games for the Mad Ants this season averaging 21 points and 3.0 assists per game.
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Robbie Hummel Suffers Fracture In Hand

Robbie Hummel suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand. The injury occurred at the end of the third quarter of Sunday's game and he'll be out indefinitely. In 36 games (four starts) this season, Hummel is averaging 4.2 points and 2.8 rebounds in 15.0 minutes per game.
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Cavs' Unbalanced Roster Led To Poor Body Language, Effort

Several unnamed players on the Cleveland Cavaliers came to the realization that their roster was not built to get any further than the second round before they made a series of trades in January. One player said the frustration of an "unbalanced roster probably contributed" to the players' poor body language and effort level. Another said "it was never Coach [David] Blatt's fault...
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