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Knicks Considering Starting Kristaps Porzingis At Center
Moving Kristaps Porzingis to center would send Joakim Noah to the second unit and move Carmelo Anthony to power forward.

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Kyle Lowry Trying Not To Worry About Free Agency Until Summer
Kyle Lowry figures to receive a much more lucrative contract in free agency this time than the four-year, $48 million deal he signed in 2014.

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Carmelo Anthony Still Seeking Meeting With Phil Jackson
The meeting is expected to happen soon as Carmelo Anthony's future with the Knicks becomes increasingly uncertain.

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DeJuan Blair Signs With Texas Legends
DeJuan Blair previously played this season in China, averaging 24.1 points and 13.6 rebounds.

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Heat Sign Okaro White To 10-Day Contract
Okaro White has appeared in 23 games for Miami's NBA Development League affiliate this season averaging 18.4 points, 8.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.09 steals and 33.0 minutes.

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Pacers Assign Rakeem Christmas, Joe Young To D-League
Joe Young has appeared in 20 games, averaging 2.7 points in 5.4 minutes.

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NBA Efficiency Differential: Cavs Drop To 6th
The Cavaliers have an Efficiency Differential of +5.0 compared to +12.4 for the Warriors.

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Dunc'd On: CLE/GSW II, 4 Random Questions
Warriors/Cavs II, plus 4 random questions including where Joel Embiid's rookie season stacks up.

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Chris Paul Sprains Left Thumb, X-Rays Negative
The last time Chris Paul sprained his left thumb in season was during the first round of the 2014 playoffs.

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Carmelo Anthony Feels He's Already Proven Loyalty To Knicks
Neither Phil Jackson nor general manager Steve Mills addressed the situation with Anthony on Monday.

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Draymond Green Assessed Flagrant Foul 1 For Collision With LeBron James
Draymond Green was called for a flagrant foul 1 after a hard collision with LeBron James.

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Lance Thomas Suffers Fractured Orbital Bone
Tests confirmed that Lance Thomas suffered the fractured bone in his face and the concussion symptoms.

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Cavs Briefly Considered Sitting Big 3 For MLK Game Against Warriors
The Cavaliers have won four straight against the Warriors and sitting the trio would have meant they'd still have that winning streak essentially intact if they meet in The Finals in June.

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Cavs +8.9 Points Per 100 Against Warriors During Four-Game Streak
The Cavaliers have won four straight games against the Warriors, dating back to Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals.

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Mavericks Sign Pierre Jackson To 10-Day Contrat
Pierre Jackson was originally signed by Dallas on Dec. 27, before being waived by the team on Jan. 6 after appearing in four games with the club.

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Carmelo Anthony Would Like Direct Conversation If Knicks Want To Move Him
Carmelo Anthony said he hasn't reconsidered waiving his no-trade clause with the Knicks.

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Tom Gores Backs Stan Van Gundy Despite Slow Start For Pistons
The Pistons entered 16-17 with high expectations but they have a 19-24 record.

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Stephen Curry Can't Envision Himself Leaving Warriors In Offseason
Stephen Curry doesn't object to being the fourth-highest paid player on the Warriors this season.

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Dunc'd On: 15 In 60 (Eastern Conference 01.15.17)
15 in 60 on the Eastern Conference. We go through each of the teams in the East, starting with Philly and Washington, then continuing in reverse alphabetical order through the rest of the conference.

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Heat To Sign Okaro White With Disabled Player Exception
Okaro White has averaged 18.4 points and 8.7 rebounds in 33.0 minutes over 23 games in the D-League this season.

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Loss To 76ers Led To Locker Room Tirade From Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony has never considered requesting a trade from the Knicks, according to a source.

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Cavs Assign Kay Felder To D-League
Kay Felder has appeared in 22 games for the Cavs this season, averaging 5.1 points in 10.6 minutes per game.

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Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Would Only Approve Trade To Cavs, Clippers
Carmelo Anthony has an early termination option after the 17-18 season.

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John Wall, Jae Crowder Receive Fines For Postgame Confrontation
Jae Crowder received a fine of $25,000 while John Wall was fined $15,000.

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NBA Doesn't Believe It Has PED Issue
There have been NBA players suspended for "drugs of abuse," but very few penalized for performance-enhancing drugs.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

LeBron James: Warriors Have Been NBA's Best Team, Not A Rival
LeBron James attempted to downplay the sense of the Cavaliers' rivalry with the Warriors while also praising their run of success.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

NBA Will Explore Possibility Of Adding Team In Mexico City
The NBA is hosting two regular season games in Mexico during the same season for the first time.

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Hawks Expected To Sign Gary Neal To 10-Day Contract
Gary Neal played under Mike Budenholzer ‎when both were with the Spurs.

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Rockets Open To Trading K.J. McDaniels
K.J. McDaniels signed a three-year, $10 million contract with the Rockets in the 2015 offseason.

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Cavs Looking For Playmaker, Not Necessarily Point Guard
LeBron James has publicly discussed the Cavaliers' search for a backup point guard.

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