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The Heat and Thunder are benefiting from CP3 staying put
Dots were connected this summer that suggested Chris Paul could be a fit in Miami. But the Heat are just fine without that trade, and so are the Thunder.[read more]

Blazers' McCollum out Sat. due to sprained ankle
CJ McCollum will sit out Portland's game at Oklahoma City on Saturday after suffering a sprained ankle in the Blazers' Friday night loss to the Mavericks.[read more]

Hoops HOF to temporarily close for renovations
The final phase of a $23 million renovation will force the Basketball Hall of Fame to close to visitors from Feb. 3 to March 25.[read more]

How Frank Vogel won over the Lakers and their superstars
How has a retread coach made it work inside the league's most treacherous minefield?[read more]

Cavs' Thompson T'd up for Crowder 'butt slap'
Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson received a technical foul Friday night after he gave Memphis' Jae Crowder a "slap to the backside," as crew chief Kenny Mauer said after the game. Thompson and Crowder were hit with double technicals earlier in the game.[read more]

2020 NBA trade deadline: Latest news, grades and intel
Get the latest NBA trade deadline news and analysis, including trade grades and inside intel.[read more]

AD questionable ahead of Lakers tilt vs. Rockets
The Lakers listed Anthony Davis as questionable for the team's game Saturday against the Rockets. Davis has missed Los Angeles' past four games as he continues to recover from a hard fall.[read more]

Sources: NBA shelves vote on schedule overhaul
The NBA won't hold a vote at April's owners meeting about plans to alter the league's in-season schedule, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, but still hopes to make changes.[read more]

Everything you need to know about NBA All-Star 2020
Here's everything you need to know about All-Star Weekend taking over Chicago.[read more]

Kyrie talked to teammates after listing Nets core
Kyrie Irving says he's spoken to teammates to clear up any confusion about remarks he made Wednesday about the players he sees as being part of the Nets' future.[read more]