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David Lee To Be Traded Or Bought Out By Celtics
David Lee is out of the Celtics' rotation and would like to have a role somewhere else.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Andrew Wiggins Won't Compete In Toronto Dunk Contest
Andrew Wiggins lost a dunk contest in high school, which is why he's skipped them so far in the NBA.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Celtics Interested In Trading For Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard can opt out of his deal this offseason.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Kobe Bryant On 38 Points: You've Seen It For 20 Damn Years
Ten years after scoring 81 points against Sam Mitchell's Raptors, Kobe Bryant scored 38 points against Mitchell's Wolves.

Baxter Holmes/ESPN

T.J. Warren Out For Season With Fractured Foot
T.J. Warren originally joined the Suns after the team selected him with the 14th overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft.

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Sam Hinkie Views Jerry Colangelo As Colleague Rather Than Mentor
Sam Hinkie has become more accessible to the media since the 76ers hired Jerry Colangelo.

Mike Sielski/Philadelphia Inquirer

Harrison Barnes Calls Kevin Durant Report 'Part Of The Business'
Harrison Barnes seemed genuinely surprised to hear the Warriors intend to pursue Kevin Durant to replace him this offseason.

Rusty Simmons/San Francisco Chronicle

Jeff Ayres Signs 2nd 10-Day Contract With Clippers
Jeff Ayres has appeared in three games with the Clippers scoring two points and grabbing two rebounds.

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RealGM Radio: Lee Jenkins Of Sports Illustrated
Danny Leroux and Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated (@SI_LeeJenkins) discuss his process, Kristaps Porzingis, the Warriors (10:39), Russell Westbrook (35:39), LeBron and Kobe (45:21) plus many other topics.

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Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Kevin Durant Named January's Players Of The Month
Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan have been named co-winners of the Eastern Conference Player of the Month award, while Kevin Durant received the honor in the Western Conference.

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Karl-Anthony Towns, Kristaps Porzingis Win Rookie Of The Month For January
Karl-Anthony Towns and Kristaps Porzingis have won the award in each of the previous two months of the season as well.

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Clippers Willing To Deal Blake Griffin For Durant In Sign-And-Trade
The Thunder would resist a sign-and-trade deal involving Kevin Durant until they're sure he would leave anyway.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Warriors Considered Favorites For Kevin Durant If He Leaves Thunder
Kevin Durant is expected to explore his options in free agency barring a title by the Thunder.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Erick Green Named D-League Player Of The Month For January
Erick Green 27.6 points, 4.7 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists in January for Reno.

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Byron Scott Not Expected To Be Fired By Lakers In-Season
Byron Scott has received criticism for being too tough on the Lakers' young players and some wonder if the game has passed him by in this era of analytics.

Ben Bolch/Los Angeles times

Thunder Interested In Upgrading Wing Position At Deadline
Oklahoma City isn't yet sure who will play down the stretch amongst Andre Roberson, Dion Waiters, Cameron Payne, Kyle Singler and Anthony Morrow.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Billy Donovan Doing Better Job Than Brooks Holding Stars Accountable
The Thunder are always a good defensive team but they can be great when they are dialed in.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Hawks Willing To Engage With Teams On Al Horford Trade
Al Horford has enjoyed playing for the Hawks but he's expected to explore free agency.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Jordan, Wilt, LeBron, Kareem, Russell In Top-5 Of Championships Added Metric
Kevin Pelton has created a new metric that incorporates both performance during the regular season and postseason in an attempt to rank players historically called championships added.

Kevin Pelton/ESPN

Earl Watson Named Interim Head Coach Of Suns
Earl Watson, who is still just 36, was hired as an assistant by the Suns on June 4th.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

NBA Efficiency Differential Rankings: Spurs Still First Despite Drop
The Spurs' Efficiency Differential dropped down from +15.4 to +14.1 over the past week.

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January PER: Curry, Boban, LeBron, Paul, Durant In Top-5
Stephen Curry had a True Shooting Percentage of .670 while averaging 27.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 6.6 assists per game.

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Dwyane Wade, Kevin Durant Named NBA Players Of The Week
Dwyane Wade had averages of 24.0 points, 7.0 assists, 4.8 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.75 blocks.

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LeBron James Not Interested In Someday Coaching
LeBron James has always been considered one of the NBA's most intelligent players.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tyler Johnson To Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Out At Least Two Months
Tyler Johnson has been a key part of Erik Spoelstra's rotation with the Heat.

Shams Charania/Yahoo! Sports

Bryce Dejean-Jones Signs 2nd 10-Day Contract With Pelicans
Bryce Dejean-Jones has appeared in five games (two starts) for the Pelicans, averaging 5.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 15.8 minutes per game.

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Suns Interested In Hiring Steve Nash As Head Coach
Steve Nash is not ready to jump into coaching on a full-time basis at this time.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Cavs Discussed Accountability In Key Players-Only Meeting After Blatt's Firing
The discussion led to an agreement that has helped their recent strong play.

Brian Windhorst, Zach Lowe/ESPN

Tyson Chandler 'Not Jumping Ship' From Suns
Tyson Chandler pledged his commitment to the Suns just hours before they fired Jeff Hornacek.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Suns Fire Jeff Hornacek
The Suns have lost 19 of 21 games.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

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