Basketball Wiretap

LeBron: We've Improved Mentally More Than Anything
The Cavaliers have won six straight games.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain-Dealer

Paxson Refutes Van Gundy's Comments On Bulls Leaking Stories To Undermine Thibodeau
Jeff Van Gundy accused Bulls management of trying to undermine Tom Thibodeau by leaking disparaging stories.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

Mavericks Confident About Signing Jermaine O'Neal By All-Star Break
The Mavericks are confident that they are moving closer to signing Jermaine O'Neal, according to sources.

Tim MacMahon, Marc Stein/ESPN

Nets, Hornets Discuss Trade Involving Joe Johnson, Lance Stephenson
Michael Jordan has been intrigued with the possibility of Joe Johnson.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Quincy Miller To Sign Second 10-Day Contract With Kings
Quincy Miller was leading the NBA Development League with 26.3 points 3.7 blocks per game when the Kings signed him.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Nuggets Recall Erick Green From D-League
Erick Green played two games for the Mad Ants this season averaging 21 points and 3.0 assists per game.

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Robbie Hummel Suffers Fracture In Hand
Robbie Hummel is averaging 4.2 points and 2.8 rebounds in 15.0 minutes per game.

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Cavs' Unbalanced Roster Led To Poor Body Language, Effort
One unnamed player said "it was never Coach [David] Blatt's fault."

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer (via Fear The Sword)

LaMarcus Aldridge Likely To Have Double Recovery Time By Waiting On Surgery
LaMarcus Aldridge is not risking his long-term health by playing with a torn ligament.

Jason Quick/Oregonian

Brandon Jennings Out 6-9 Months With Full Achilles Tear
Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season and is expected to be out six to nine months with a full tear of his left Achilles.

Vincent Goodwill/The Detroit News

Goran Dragic To Give Every Team An Equal Opportunity In Free Agency
Goran Dragic said he has not given more specific thought to his decision, preferring to focus on the season.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Waiters Unconcerned He Didn't Receive Goodbye Message From LeBron
Dion Waiters said he has only spoken to Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson among former Cavaliers teammates since his trade to the Thunder.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Brandon Jennings Out Indefinitely With Possible Achilles Injury
Stan Van Gundy said Brandon Jennings will be out for the foreseeable future.

Keith Langlois/Pistons.com

Elijah Millsap To Sign Three-Year Deal With Jazz
Elijah Millsap’s deal will be for the remainder of the season and holds two years of team options for the Jazz.

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Jeremy Lin Receives Healthy DNP-CD
Jeremy Lin was a healthy scratch, DNP-CD during the Lakers' loss to the Spurs on Friday.

Mike Bresnahan/Los Angeles Times

LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Thumb Surgery On Hold, Will Play Against Wizards
LaMarcus Aldridge will play against the Wizards on Saturday night.

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Thompson Sets NBA Record For Most Points In A Quarter
Klay Thompson scored 37-points in the third quarter, on his way to scoring 52-points on Friday night.

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Mark Cuban Believes NBA All-Star Game Voting System 'Broken'
Mark Cuban believes the apathetic response from NBA fans for All-Star Game voting proves the system is "absolutely, positively broken."

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

NBA Tells Seattle Not To Expect Team Within Next Few Years
An agreement for the funding of a Sodo arena between Seattle, King County and Chris Hansen expires in November of 2017.

Geoff Baker/Seattle Times

Tony Wroten Has Partial ACL Tear In Right Knee
Tony Wroten will need surgery on his right knee.

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Raptors, Bulls Among Teams Interested In D.J. Kennedy
The Raptors and Bulls are among four NBA teams that have shown an interest in D.J. Kennedy, sources told RealGM.

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Kobe Bryant Expected To Miss Remainder Of Season
Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the remainder of the 14-15 season with a torn rotator cuff.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Clippers Sign Dahntay Jones To Second 10-Day Contract
Dahntay Jones has appeared in four games this season.

Brad Turner/Los Angeles Times

Ty Lawson Arrested On DUI Charge
Ty Lawson was arrested early Friday morning for suspicion of driving under the influence.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Kyrie Irving Misses Out On Derrick Rose Rule With No ASG Starting Spot
Kyrie Irving stood to earn an extra $7 million to $10 million had he been voted into the NBA All-Star Game as a starter due to the "Derrick Rose" provision.

Joe Vaden/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mirza Teletovic Out For Season With Blood Clots In Lungs
In 40 games this season, Mirza Teletovic posted averages of 8.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 22.3 minutes per game.

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LaMarcus Aldridge Out 6-8 Weeks With Ligament Tear In Left Thumb
LaMarcus Aldridge has a radial collateral ligament tear in his left thumb that will require surgery.

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Stephen Curry, Kyle Lowry Headline 2015 NBA All-Star Starters
Stephen Curry was the leading vote-getter for the NBA 2015 All-Star Game, beating LeBron James.

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LaMarcus Aldridge's Thumb In Cast As He Awaits More Tests
An MRI conducted on LaMarcus Aldridge was inconclusive.

Dan Graves/SB Nation

Dwyane Wade Fined $15K By NBA For Obscene Gesture
Dwyane Wade has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during the Heat's loss to the Hornets on Wednesday.

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