Lakers Name Magic Johnson President Of Basketball Operations
The Lakers have fired Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss will no longer have a role on the basketball side of the team.
Nets Drop Asking Price For Brook Lopez
The Nets have been seeking two first round picks in exchange for Brook Lopez, but they now are willing to accept a first round pick and a second round pick.
Bob Myers Was Lakers' Original Top Choice To Become GM
The Lakers are pivoting to Rob Pelinka as their top candidate with Bob Myers unavailable.
Pistons Listening To Trade Offers For Andre Drummond
Andre Drummond and the Pistons signed a five-year, $125 million extension during the 2016 offseason.
Rob Pelinka, Arn Tellem Considered Candidates For Lakers' GM Job
Rob Pelinka is the longtime agent of Kobe Bryant, who also represents James Harden, Andre Iguodala and Avery Bradley.
Wolves Reach Out To Knicks On Ricky Rubio For Derrick Rose Trade
Derrick Rose has an expiring contract and previously played for Tom Thibodeau with the Bulls.
Pelicans To Work Out Mario Chalmers, Quinn Cook, Others
The Pelicans are short on guards following their trade for DeMarcus Cousins in which Tyreke Evans, Buddy Hield and Langston Galloway were dealt
Pacers Interested In Trading For Jahlil Okafor
The Pacers have been motivated to upgrade their roster around Paul George and appear willing to trade their first round pick this season.
Pelicans Removed Extra First In Offer For DeMarcus Cousins, Fearful Of Him Leaving
Dell Demps only needed to trade one first round pick to acquire DeMarcus Cousins.
Celtics, Clippers Have 'Intermittently' Held Blake Griffin Talks
The Clippers would seek Jae Crowder, either Avery Bradley or Marcus Smart and multiple picks in exchange for Blake Griffin.

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Boogie's Liberation From The Chaos Of Sacramento

by Colin McGowan

Even if the relationship was difficult at times, the Kings made a lot of money off DeMarcus Cousins. That franchise value ticks ever-upward. Boogie, meanwhile, suffered in a hell that was mostly the Kings' creation.

The NBA's No-Man's Land: Charlotte Hornets

by Brett Koremenos

For the Hornets, it's clear that the root cause of their struggles this season has been the availability of one solid, if unspectacular big man in Cody Zeller. The real mystery in this case, is why?

Grading The Deal: Pelicans Trade For DeMarcus Cousins

by Christopher Reina

DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis will form one of the NBA's best big man combinations in recent memory and could do so for the next decade. The Pelicans will be big man dominant in a small ball era, yet both Cousins and Davis are capable of spreading the floor as the most enticing bigs of this generation do.

Western Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

There are a number of teams on the fringes of the playoff picture such as the Kings, Nuggets, Blazers and Mavericks, which makes predicting their deadline goals difficult.

How The Political Climate Impacts Perception Of Knicks, Bulls

by John Wilmes

As the NBA reacts to an increasingly chaotic society outside that bubble, though, and pushes back on the forms that cultural madness takes within its own world, it plays a relevant role in the ongoing American identity crisis.

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NBA Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Feb. 23 at 7:00 PM
Portland 
Orlando
Feb. 23 at 7:30 PM
Charlotte 
Detroit
Feb. 23 at 8:00 PM
New York 
Cleveland
Feb. 23 at 8:00 PM
Houston 
New Orleans
Feb. 23 at 10:30 PM
Denver 
Sacramento
Feb. 23 at 10:30 PM
L.A. Clippers 
Golden State
Feb. 24 at 7:00 PM
Memphis 
Indiana
Feb. 24 at 7:00 PM
Washington 
Philadelphia
Feb. 24 at 7:30 PM
Boston 
Toronto
Feb. 24 at 8:00 PM
Miami 
Atlanta

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Feb. 23 at 12:00 PM
MAC 
CSKA Moscow 
Feb. 23 at 2:00 PM
FCB 
MIL 
Feb. 23 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos 
Fenerbahce Ulker 
Feb. 23 at 2:00 PM
Galatasaray 
KK Crvena Zvezda 
Feb. 24 at 2:00 PM
DDI 
Real Madrid 
Feb. 24 at 2:00 PM
UNICS Kazan 
Panathinaikos 
Feb. 24 at 2:00 PM
Zalgiris 
Brose Baskets 
Feb. 24 at 2:00 PM
CAJ 
Anadolu Efes 

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NBA Leaders

Russell Westbrook 31.07 Points

Hassan Whiteside 14.10 Rebounds

James Harden 11.28 Assists

Anthony Davis 2.53 Blocks

Chris Paul 2.25 Steals

Russell Westbrook 29.70 PER

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NBA Team eDiff Leaders

Warriors 12.66 eDiff

Spurs 8.80 eDiff

Rockets 6.45 eDiff

Cavaliers 5.52 eDiff

Jazz 4.95 eDiff

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NBA Team ORtg Leaders

Warriors 116.77 ORtg

Rockets 114.52 ORtg

Cavaliers 114.25 ORtg

Raptors 113.36 ORtg

Spurs 112.33 ORtg

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NBA Team DRtg Leaders

Spurs 103.53 DRtg

Warriors 104.11 DRtg

Jazz 104.26 DRtg

Grizzlies 105.65 DRtg

Hawks 105.93 DRtg

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D-League Leaders

Pierre Jackson 29.62 Points

Eric Moreland 11.64 Rebounds

Josh Magette 9.40 Assists

Christian Wood 2.61 Blocks

Briante Weber 3.26 Steals

Shawn Long 25.12 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Keith Langford 22.29 Points

Nicolo Melli 7.77 Rebounds

Vassilis Spanoulis 6.20 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 2.05 Blocks

Charles Jenkins 2.05 Steals

Artsiom Parakhouski 27.75 PER

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