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NBA rankings debate: Snubs, surprises and future stars
Our panel answers some of the biggest questions as the 2019 NBArank countdown begins with Nos. 100-51.[read more]

Ranking the best players in the NBA this season, from 100 to 51
Our annual countdown predicting the best players in the NBA starts at No. 100. See which stars made the cut.[read more]

Lowe: Brooklyn Nets going gray for fresh new look
Brooklyn has updated its famous black-and-white court with shades of gray.[read more]

Carter, 42, to play swan song season with Hawks
If Vince Carter is on the Hawks through the new year, he will be the first player in NBA history to appear in a game in four different decades.[read more]

Why teams may be apprehensive about enforcing tampering
A new set of rules to curb tampering in the NBA was approved Friday, but there is trepidation about how it will be implemented and if it will make a difference.[read more]

NBA board passes stricter tampering measures
By unanimous vote, the NBA board of governors on Friday passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention.[read more]

Sources: Rockets, Sefolosha reach 1-year deal
Thabo Sefolosha, a 13-year veteran who has averaged 5.9 points and 3.8 rebounds during his career, has agreed to sign with the Rockets, where he'll rejoin former teammates James Harden and Russell Westbrook.[read more]

Rivers: Clips knew OKC wanted to break team up
Doc Rivers says Kawhi Leonard was provided a list of players including Paul George in their free agency meeting, "which was a mistake. ... We did know that Oklahoma City wanted to break their team up, so that helped."[read more]

U.S. stays No. 1 in FIBA rankings after losses
USA Basketball, which has held the top spot in the FIBA world rankings since winning the 2010 world championship, is still No. 1, followed by Spain, Australia, Argentina and France.[read more]

Wizards' Thomas has surgery, out 6-8 weeks
Two-time All-Star Isaiah Thomas had surgery to repair a ruptured radial collateral ligament in his left thumb and will miss 6-8 weeks, the Wizards announced.[read more]