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LeBron: In 'one of the best zones offensively'
LeBron James has been putting up numbers not seen since his early days with the Cavaliers, and he said he doesn't expect the anticipated return of Anthony Davis to interrupt his hot streak.[read more]

C's Tatum snaps slump with 51-point showing
Jayson Tatum scored 51 points -- 48 in the first three quarters -- to help the Celtics breeze to a 116-87 victory over the Wizards on Sunday.[read more]

Bucks' Allen banned 1 game for foul on Caruso
The Bucks' Grayson Allen has been suspended for one game for the flagrant 2 foul on Alex Caruso that caused a fractured wrist for the Chicago Bulls guard.[read more]

Harden: 'No consistency' from officials on calls
Nets star James Harden does not believe he is getting the benefit of the whistle the same way he did in years past.[read more]

LaVine returns from five-game absence, lifts Bulls
Chicago star Zach LaVine, who had not played since removing himself from a Jan. 14 game against the Golden State Warriors, made the most of his return Monday night, scoring 23 points and helping the Bulls to a victory over the Thunder in Oklahoma City.[read more]

Pelicans' Hayes faces 12 charges after July arrest
New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes was formally charged with domestic violence, resisting arrest and battery against a police officer stemming from his arrest last summer in Los Angeles, court records show.[read more]

NBA Power Rankings: The Eastern Conference race is getting good
With six teams within 2.5 games of the conference lead, things are getting wild in the East.[read more]

Waiver wire finds: This Nets duo is your safest option
The fantasy basketball waiver wire is filled players who could help you fill holes or become quality long-term investments. Here are the best free agents right now.[read more]

Nine games, 8,000 miles and Kyrie Irving's return: Inside the Brooklyn Nets' frenzied two-plus weeks
What happens when a grueling schedule combines with a part-time player, an unfortunate injury and much more? Nets coach Steve Nash sums it up: "It's been a journey. Literally."[read more]