Former Rockets guard Chris Paul says Houston should give P.J. Tucker a contract extension, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle tweets. Tucker’s $7.97 million salary for next season is not guaranteed, and Houston has to make a decision whether to make that guarantee by the start of free agency. Tucker has been playing center in a very undersized lineup in recent games.
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The All-Star Game provided a glimpse of how dominant the Lakers would have been if Kawhi Leonard had signed with them instead of the Clippers, Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times notes. The trio of Leonard, LeBron James and Anthony Davis combined for 27 of Team LeBron’s first 30 points. “I didn’t really go there mentally,” Lakers coach Frank Vogel said. “It was an All-Star game. It’s an exhibition. I had fun with that aspect of it, but I love my Lakers team.”
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