Ben Simmons Ruled Out For Entire 16-17 Season
Ben Simmons underwent surgery on a broken foot in training camp and a most recent scan shows the bone has not fully healed.
Lakers Advised Not To 'Gut' Team To Trade For Paul George
If Paul George doesn't qualify for the supermax contract, the Pacers can sign him to a five-year, $180 million deal while a rival team can sign him to a four-year, $132 million deal.
Ranadive Texted Cousins For Input On Kings Trading For Player Before ASG Weekend
DeMarcus Cousins was told a week before he was traded by the Kings to the Pelicans that he wouldn't be dealt.
Mavericks To Sign Quinn Cook To 10-Day Contract
The Mavericks waived Deron Williams shortly after Thursday's trade deadline.
Cavs Were On 'Pins And Needles' About Celtics Trading For Either George, Butler
The Cavaliers were monitoring the Boston Celtics efforts to acquire either Paul George or Jimmy Butler at the deadline.
Jarrett Jack Signs 10-Day Deal With Pelicans
Jarrett Jack has agreed upon a 10-day contract with the Pelicans.
Clippers In Talks With Rams On Arena In Inglewood
The Clippers' lease runs through 2024 and Steve Ballmer has long had interest in his own arena.
Omri Casspi Out 4-6 Weeks With Fractured Thumb
In his Pelicans debut, Omri Casspi recorded 12 points and two rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench.
Joel Embiid Unhappy With How 76ers Handling Injury Updates
Joel Embiid went through a full scrimmage Thursday and the 76ers' medical staff was pleased by his progress.
Hawks Suspend Dennis Schroder One Game After Delay Waiting For New Visa
Dennis Schroder told reporters Friday that he returned to his native Germany for the break but did not have a visa on his new passport.

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NBA Trade Deadline Winners & Losers

by Michael Pina

While the 76ers, Kings, Pacers, Bulls and Pistons were the biggest losers of the deadline, the winners were Nerlens Noel, the Rockets, Raptors and Hornets.

Magic Johnson's Belief In Laker Exceptionalism When It Matters Less

by Colin McGowan

A return to some imagined essential Lakers-ness will not save the Lakers: competence will.

Grading The Deal: Mavs Steal Nerlens Noel From 76ers

by Keith P Smith

The Mavericks acquired their center of both the present and future for spare parts.

Grading The Deal: Raptors Improve Again With Trade For P.J. Tucker

by Keith P Smith

With P.J. Tucker, the Raptors acquired a very good and versatile defender who will also help their spacing while also improving their ability to play small to finish games.

League Pass Games Of The Week: Feb. 23-26

by Christopher Reina

DeMarcus Cousins gets to play three games in four days with his new team post-deadline.

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NBA Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Feb. 24 at 7:00 PM
Memphis (L
Indiana (W)
Feb. 24 at 7:00 PM
Washington (L
Philadelphia (W)
Feb. 24 at 7:30 PM
Boston (L
Toronto (W)
Feb. 24 at 8:00 PM
Phoenix (L
Chicago (W)
Feb. 24 at 8:00 PM
Miami (W
Atlanta (L)
Feb. 24 at 8:00 PM
Dallas (L
Minnesota (W)
Feb. 24 at 8:00 PM
L.A. Lakers (L
Oklahoma City (W)
Feb. 24 at 8:00 PM
Utah (W
Milwaukee (L)
Feb. 24 at 9:00 PM
Brooklyn (L
Denver (W)
Feb. 24 at 10:30 PM
San Antonio (W
L.A. Clippers (L)
Feb. 25 at 5:00 PM
Charlotte 
Sacramento
Feb. 25 at 7:00 PM
Atlanta 
Orlando
Feb. 25 at 7:30 PM
Philadelphia 
New York
Feb. 25 at 8:00 PM
Indiana 
Miami
Feb. 25 at 8:30 PM
New Orleans 
Dallas
Feb. 25 at 8:30 PM
Chicago 
Cleveland
Feb. 25 at 9:00 PM
Minnesota 
Houston
Feb. 25 at 10:30 PM
Brooklyn 
Golden State

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Euroleague Schedule

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

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NBA Leaders

Russell Westbrook 31.07 Points

Hassan Whiteside 14.10 Rebounds

James Harden 11.32 Assists

Anthony Davis 2.52 Blocks

Chris Paul 2.25 Steals

Russell Westbrook 29.70 PER

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NBA Team eDiff Leaders

Warriors 12.60 eDiff

Spurs 8.80 eDiff

Rockets 6.85 eDiff

Cavaliers 5.70 eDiff

Jazz 4.95 eDiff

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NBA Team ORtg Leaders

Warriors 116.74 ORtg

Rockets 114.69 ORtg

Cavaliers 114.34 ORtg

Raptors 113.36 ORtg

Spurs 112.33 ORtg

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NBA Team DRtg Leaders

Spurs 103.53 DRtg

Warriors 104.14 DRtg

Jazz 104.26 DRtg

Grizzlies 105.65 DRtg

Hawks 105.93 DRtg

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D-League Leaders

Manny Harris 26.38 Points

Eric Moreland 11.63 Rebounds

Josh Magette 9.33 Assists

Christian Wood 2.61 Blocks

Briante Weber 3.26 Steals

Shawn Long 24.92 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Keith Langford 22.23 Points

Ognen Kuzmic 7.74 Rebounds

Vassilis Spanoulis 6.20 Assists

Ekpe Udoh 2.20 Blocks

Charles Jenkins 2.09 Steals

Artsiom Parakhouski 27.44 PER

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