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Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said the team needs to get the ball to Kevin Love and "post the basketball" when the offense goes through a dry spell, as it did in Wednesday's 104-103 win over Orlando.
Joel Embiid celebrated his All-Star nod with a monster effort for the Philadelphia 76ers against the East-leading Celtics, putting up 26 points and 16 rebounds
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LeBron James received the most votes in the Eastern Conference, while Stephen Curry was tops in the West. They will serve as All-Star captains and pick their teams, which will be announced Jan. 25.
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We take a trip around the NBA to suss out key fantasy tidbits on every team, including the latest on players who could be traded prior to the NBA deadline next month.
Injuries will leave the Lakers without Lonzo Ball and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope on Friday against Indiana, and they could be down two more in Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma, both of whom are questionable.
The Chicago Bulls say Kris Dunn was re-evaluated for concussion symptoms and has been placed in the NBA concussion protocol. Dunn will be out indefinitely and will not travel with the team to Atlanta.
Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, who has had lingering discomfort in his left shoulder, was particularly sore after Tuesday's loss and he will sit out against the 76ers on Thursday.
Outspoken criticism of the Turkish government has isolated Enes Kanter from his family, friends and country, but after an offseason trade sent him to New York, the Big Apple feels like a home away from home for the Knicks center.
Orlando Magic guard Arron Afflalo has been suspended two games for throwing a punch at Minnesota's Nemanja Bjelica, the league announced Thursday.
Will LeBron ever bring another title to The Land? Could Houston end Golden State's dynasty? Our experts debate the biggest questions surrounding Cavs-Thunder and Warriors-Rockets on ABC.
The league's top scorer is primed to return from injury to lead the Rockets against Jimmy Butler and the surprising Wolves.
After blowing a 22-point lead to the Celtics in London, the resurgent Sixers are in Boston looking to prove they can beat the East's top team.
It's been a frustrating, injury-filled season for Kawhi Leonard. Is it time for his fantasy managers to send him to the waiver wire, following the latest news that he'll be out indefinitely?
The NBA announced Thursday that 11-time Grammy winner Pharrell and his hip-hop-rock band N.E.R.D. will headline the halftime show at the 2018 NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles next month.
Despite putting up career numbers the past two seasons, Portland's Damian Lillard hasn't made the All-Star team. "It feels like I always got to be the fall guy and every other guy has been deserving," he told ESPN.
Austin Rivers knows what you think about him -- spoiled, cocky, entitled, bust. But that big chip on his shoulder? He says that's how he's made it this far.
Clippers guard Austin Rivers said he and Rockets swingman Trevor Ariza had a lengthy phone call regarding Monday's heated game between their teams. Rivers said "he was really cool about being the bigger guy and calling me."
Bulls rookie Kris Dunn fell face-first and chipped and dislocated two front teeth in Wednesday's loss to the Warriors.