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  • Matt Barnes SAC SF
    Matt Barnes: Expected to be waived by Sacramento
    7h ago

    Matt Barnes is expected to be waived by the Kings, Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports.

    With the Kings taking back three players (Tyreke Evans, Buddy Hield and Langston Galloway) and trading away two (DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi) is a blockbuster trade Sunday, Sacramento needed to drop a player from their roster to facilitate the new additions. The decision to get rid of Barnes is a surprising one, given the team's lack of depth at forward along with the fact that he had been in the midst of his best run of production on the season. The 36-year-old Barnes, who is averaging 10.9 points (on 45.6% shooting), 9.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.6 three-pointers in 31.6 minutes per game over eight February appearances, could attract interest from contending clubs looking for veteran depth on the wing.

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  • Johnny O'Bryant DEN PF
    Johnny O'Bryant: Second 10-day deal expires
    8h ago

    Johnny O'Bryant 's second 10-day contract with the Nuggets expired Friday, Chris Reichert of The Step Back reports.

    Rather than signing O'Bryant for the rest of the season, the Nuggets elected to let the forward head back to the D-League ranks. O'Bryant, who suited up for the Northern Arizona Suns in the D-League All-Star Game, could get another look from an NBA team in the final two months of the season.

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  • Kyrie Irving CLE PG
    Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving: Posts 22 points, 14 dimes in All-Star Game
    9h ago

    Kyrie Irving tallied 22 points (8-12 FG, 6-8 3Pt), 14 assists, seven rebounds and three steals across 22 minutes in the Eastern Conference's 192-182 loss to the Western Conference in Sunday's All-Star Game.

    In a game where defense was essentially optional, Irving was able to have his way throughout the evening, leading the Eastern Conference in both assists and boards. The point guard is averaging a career-best 24.4 points per game on the season and doesn't figure to see his scoring take much of a hit after the break, especially with Kevin Love (knee) likely out until late March or early April.

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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL SF
    Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo: Leads Eastern Conference with 30 points Sunday
    9h ago

    Giannis Antetokounmpo submitted 30 points (14-17 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, three steals, one assist and one block across 23 minutes in the Eastern Conference's 192-182 loss to the Western Conference in Sunday's All-Star Game.

    The up-tempo, dunk-happy nature of the exhibition game played to the strengths of Antetokounmpo, whose speed and length made him a go-to finisher on fast breaks. It was an excellent All-Star debut for the 22-year-old, who will now turn his focus back to aiding the Milwaukee Bucks to a playoff berth. He's averaging career highs across the board this season with 23.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.8 steals in 35.4 minutes per game.

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  • Kevin Durant GS SF
    Warriors' Kevin Durant: Notches triple-double in All-Star Game
    9h ago

    Kevin Durant posted 21 points (9-16 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 10 rebounds, 10 assists and two steals across 27 minutes in the Western Conference's 192-182 win over the Eastern Conference in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.

    Durant didn't let his deteriorating off-court relationship with former teammate Russell Westbrook affect his performance in the exhibition, as the pair connected on an alley-oop dunk in the first quarter. The Golden State Warriors forward would go on to fill up the stat sheet, but he never had a serious case for MVP honors with Anthony Davis scoring a All-Star Game record 52 points.

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  • Russell Westbrook OKC PG
    Thunder's Russell Westbrook: Posts 41 points in Western Conference win
    10h ago

    Russell Westbrook tallied 41 points (16-26 FG, 7-13 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven assists, five rebounds and one steal across 20 minutes in the Western Conference's 192-182 win over the Eastern Conference on Sunday.

    Much was made prior to the All-Star Game about the frosty relationship between Kevin Durant and Westbrook, but the former teammates didn't let any friction between them affect their on-court performance. Westbrook, who was seeking his third straight All-Star Game MVP, would have normally had a worthy case for those honors, but Anthony Davis' 52-point outing ended Westbrook's bid.

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  • Frank Kaminsky CHA C
    Hornets' Frank Kaminsky: Explodes for 33 in Rising Stars Challenge
    3d ago

    Frank Kaminsky had a team-high 33 points (12-16 FG, 9-13 3Pt) with three rebounds and two assists in Friday's Rising Stars Challenge.

    The 7-footer from Wisconsin is starting to come into his own, and Friday's performance is a sampling of what he has been doing lately. Kaminsky is averaging 17.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 2.0 3-pointers and 1.3 steals per game in seven February outings for his finest month as a pro. If he is available off the waiver wire now is the time to act.

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  • Joel Embiid PHI C
    76ers' Joel Embiid: Eyeing return for first game after break
    3d ago

    Joel Embiid (knee) said he hopes to return for the first game after the All-Star break, when the Philadelphia 76ers play host to the Wizards, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

    The Process has missed the past 11 games, but sounded optimistic when talking about his progress during the Rising Stars Game as part of Friday's NBA All-Star festivities. Embiid said he'd "probably" return after the break, adding, "if the practices before that go well, and I don't get any knee swelling or soreness, definitely." The 22-year-old Center from Kansas is no stranger to adversity as he missed his first two seasons with foot ailments and also dealt with the death of his brother. However, he's averaged 20.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, while converting just over 78 percent of shots from the charity stripe this season. With the trade deadline approaching, Philadelphia has made no secret about its desire to shop a different center in Jahlil Okafor -- if that comes to fruition, it could potentially clear the logjam in the frontcourt, where Nerlens Noel is also in the picture.

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  • Robin Lopez CHI C
    Bulls' Robin Lopez: Near double-double in Thursday win
    3d ago

    Robin Lopez went for 15 points (7-13 FG, 1-1 FT), eight rebounds, two assists and two blocks over 27 minutes in Thursday's 104-103 win over the Celtics.

    Lopez was an impressive presence down low while drawing even with Bobby Portis for the second-most shot attempts on the Chicago Bulls . The veteran big man wraps up the first half of the season with double-digit scoring efforts in five of his last six games, and seven of his last nine overall. He's also stepped it up on the glass during February, with six or more rebounds in six of eight contests during the month. Lopez has picked up his offensive involvement in Dwyane Wade's recent four-game absence due to sore wrists and an illness, as the big man is sporting a 27.5 percent usage rate during that span and averaging a solid 12.5 points in February overall, with the latter serving as his best monthly figure in that category to date this season.

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  • Al Horford BOS C
    Celtics' Al Horford: Can't find shot in Thursday loss
    4d ago

    Al Horford tallied seven points (3-10 FG, 1-5 3Pt), three assists, two rebounds and one block over 27 minutes in Thursday's 104-103 loss to the Bulls.

    Horford couldn't find his stride offensively, snapping a streak of nine consecutive double-digit scoring efforts in the process. He also shot under 40.0 percent for the first time in six contests, leading to his lowest scoring total since Jan. 18. Despite the struggles Thursday, the veteran big man has been a solid frontcourt presence in his first season in a Boston Celtics uniform, averaging 14.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.5 blocks across 32.9 minutes in 45 games.

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  • Kelly Olynyk BOS C
    Celtics' Kelly Olynyk: Continues strong play off bench Thursday
    4d ago

    Kelly Olynyk provided 17 points (6-10 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 2-3 FT), seven rebounds and four assists over 32 minutes in Thursday's 104-103 loss to the Bulls.

    The fourth-year pro continues to provide excellent returns off the bench, with Thursday's production marking his fifth straight game with double-digit scoring, and sixth in the last seventh overall. His solid work on the glass also continued, with Olynyk hauling in seven rebounds for the fifth consecutive contest. His current successful stretch has led to averages of 13.6 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists over 23.8 minutes in February -- all season-best monthly figures -- and the Boston Celtics and fantasy owners can only hope the All-Star break doesn't cool Olynyk off in any way.

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  • Myles Turner IND C
    Pacers' Myles Turner: Flirts with double-double in loss
    4d ago

    Myles Turner notched 17 points (6-13 FG, 0-1 3pt, 5-7 FT) to go along with nine rebounds, two steals, one assist and a block across 37 minutes in Thursday's 111-98 loss to the Wizards.

    A lingering illness hampered Turner earlier in the month, and although he's still posting good numbers, his rebound output has left something to be desired. The 6-11 center's last double-digit rebound total was three weeks ago, and he's only recorded ten or more rebounds ten times this season. This is a huge knock on Turner's value, which is why he's more of a tournament play in DFS than a reliable cash play. Granted, having an elite forward like Paul George in your lineup will steal some of those valuable boards from the big man, but you still have to consider Turner as a bit of a risk-reward play while the Indiana Pacers try to emerge from their funk. They'll have plenty of time to regroup over the All-Star break. When they return they'll face a resurgent Grizzlies team that ranks 8th in defense versus centers, so Turner will face a difficult test to begin the second half of the season.

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  • Johnny O'Bryant DEN PF
    Johnny O'Bryant: Second 10-day deal expires
    8h ago

    Johnny O'Bryant 's second 10-day contract with the Nuggets expired Friday, Chris Reichert of The Step Back reports.

    Rather than signing O'Bryant for the rest of the season, the Nuggets elected to let the forward head back to the D-League ranks. O'Bryant, who suited up for the Northern Arizona Suns in the D-League All-Star Game, could get another look from an NBA team in the final two months of the season.

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  • Anthony Davis NO PF
    Pelicans' Anthony Davis: Claims All-Star MVP honors in New Orleans
    10h ago

    Anthony Davis scored 52 points (26-39 FG, 0-4 3Pt), 10 rebounds and two steals across 32 minutes to lead the Western Conference All-Stars to a 192-182 win over the Eastern Conference on Sunday.

    Davis put on a show while playing on his home floor at the Smoothie King Center, establishing new All-Star Game records with 39 shot attempts and 52 points, the latter of which broke Wilt Chamberlain's previous record of 42 points, established in 1962. Perhaps the biggest news of the night for Davis occurred away from the court, as the New Orleans Pelicans acquired fellow Western Conference All-Star DeMarcus Cousins from the Kings to bolster the frontline. While Davis' career-best numbers (27.7 points, 11.9 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.2 assists per game) figure to take a hit with another high-usage player joining the frontcourt, the addition of Cousins should at least improve the Pelicans' chances of claiming a playoff spot.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins SAC PF
    Kings' DeMarcus Cousins: Will be traded to Pelicans
    20h ago

    DeMarcus Cousins will be traded to the Pelicans in exchange for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, a future first and a future second-round pick, Marc Stein of ESPN reports.

    After months of trade rumors, Cousins is finally on the move. He will join Anthony Davis in New Orleans and become a part of what is now one of the premier frontcourts in the NBA. While the Pelicans were forced to give up Hield, Evans, and Galloway, they only traded away one future first-round pick and were able to hold on to both Davis and key piece Jrue Holiday. Cousins is averaging 27.8 points, 10.6 rebounds and 4.8 assists this season and provides the Pelicans with an impact player as they try to make a push in this year's playoff race.

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  • Kristaps Porzingis NY PF
    Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis: Wins Skills Challenge
    2d ago

    Kristaps Porzingis defeated Gordon Hayward in the finals of Saturday's Taco Bell Skills Challenge.

    For the second straight year, a big man won the competition typically associated with slick guards, as Porzingis followed in the large footsteps of 2016 Skills Challenge winner Karl-Anthony Towns. It's been quite an All-Star Weekend for the 21-year-old Latvian forward, who also dropped a big double-double Friday during the Future Stars game. There's a lot of turmoil surrounding the New York Knicks these days, but Porzingis gives them a strong foundation for the future,

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  • Kristaps Porzingis NY PF
    Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis: Drops 24 in Future Stars Challenge
    3d ago

    Kristaps Porzingis finished with 24 points (11-16 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 1-4 FT) while adding 10 rebounds and two assists in Friday's Rising Stars Challenge.

    The Latvian looked pretty good, as he has been under the weather lately. He hit the All-Star break averaging 17.4 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots per game over his past five outings, nearly back to his season averages after tailing off a bit near the end of January.

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  • Taj Gibson CHI PF
    Bulls' Taj Gibson: Near double-double in Thursday win
    3d ago

    Taj Gibson supplied 12 points (5-8 FG, 2-2 FT), nine rebounds and two assists over 28 minutes in Thursday's 104-103 win over the Celtics.

    The eight-year veteran was an ideal complementary presence to Jimmy Butler and Robin Lopez on the first unit, posting his sixth double-digit scoring effort in the last seven games. Gibson's offensive involvement has seen a slight downturn over the last three contests following a four-game streak of double-digit shot attempts, but he remains one of the more dependable frontcourt options in all fantasy formats. The former first-round pick heads into the All-Star break with solid averages of 11.6 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists across 27.3 minutes in 55 games.

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  • Matt Barnes SAC SF
    Matt Barnes: Expected to be waived by Sacramento
    7h ago

    Matt Barnes is expected to be waived by the Kings, Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports.

    With the Kings taking back three players (Tyreke Evans, Buddy Hield and Langston Galloway) and trading away two (DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi) is a blockbuster trade Sunday, Sacramento needed to drop a player from their roster to facilitate the new additions. The decision to get rid of Barnes is a surprising one, given the team's lack of depth at forward along with the fact that he had been in the midst of his best run of production on the season. The 36-year-old Barnes, who is averaging 10.9 points (on 45.6% shooting), 9.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.6 three-pointers in 31.6 minutes per game over eight February appearances, could attract interest from contending clubs looking for veteran depth on the wing.

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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL SF
    Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo: Leads Eastern Conference with 30 points Sunday
    9h ago

    Giannis Antetokounmpo submitted 30 points (14-17 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, three steals, one assist and one block across 23 minutes in the Eastern Conference's 192-182 loss to the Western Conference in Sunday's All-Star Game.

    The up-tempo, dunk-happy nature of the exhibition game played to the strengths of Antetokounmpo, whose speed and length made him a go-to finisher on fast breaks. It was an excellent All-Star debut for the 22-year-old, who will now turn his focus back to aiding the Milwaukee Bucks to a playoff berth. He's averaging career highs across the board this season with 23.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.8 steals in 35.4 minutes per game.

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  • Kevin Durant GS SF
    Warriors' Kevin Durant: Notches triple-double in All-Star Game
    9h ago

    Kevin Durant posted 21 points (9-16 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 10 rebounds, 10 assists and two steals across 27 minutes in the Western Conference's 192-182 win over the Eastern Conference in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.

    Durant didn't let his deteriorating off-court relationship with former teammate Russell Westbrook affect his performance in the exhibition, as the pair connected on an alley-oop dunk in the first quarter. The Golden State Warriors forward would go on to fill up the stat sheet, but he never had a serious case for MVP honors with Anthony Davis scoring a All-Star Game record 52 points.

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  • Omri Casspi SAC SF
    Kings' Omri Casspi: Involved in blockbuster to NOLA
    20h ago

    Omri Casspi is part of a an agreed upon five-player trade from the Sacramento Kings to the Pelicans, sources said Sunday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports.

    Casspi is averaging 5.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game over 22 games (two starts). It's uncertain if he'll actually play in New Orleans or have his contract bought out, as DeMarcus Cousins is clearly the trophy in this huge deal. If Casspi ends up in New Orleans he might fill the role of Langston Galloway, who was the backup shooting guard. He could also see some time at small forward, where New Orleans isn't quite as deep with only Solomon Hill in the way.

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  • Derrick Jones Jr. PHO SF
    Suns' Derrick Jones: Makes final round of Slam Dunk Contest
    1d ago

    Jones made the final round of Saturday's Verizon Slam Dunk Contest, before falling to winner Glenn Robinson III.

    The Phoenix Suns rookie showed some impressive hops during the contest, including an opening-round dunk in which he soared over four people before putting home a one-handed slam. Jones has seen very little action for the Suns this season, not surprising for a skinny 20-year-old who only left UNLV early after he was deemed academically ineligible by the NCAA, but he has the length and athleticism to eventually develop into a useful player.

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  • Gordon Hayward UTA SF
    Jazz's Gordon Hayward: Bows out in finals of Skills Challenge
    2d ago

    Gordon Hayward lost to Kristaps Porzingis in the final round of Saturday's Taco Bell Skills Challenge.

    He took an impressive path to the finals, though, defeating John Wall and then Isaiah Thomas before falling to Porzingis. Hayward is having a career year for the Utah Jazz , and is on pace to average more than 20 points a game for the first time while leading Utah to the top of the Northwest Division.

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  • Buddy Hield NO SG
    Kings' Buddy Hield: Headed to Sacramento in trade deal
    19h ago

    Buddy Hield will be traded to Sacramento along with Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, and a future first and second-round draft pick in exchange for Demarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports.

    Hield will head to Sacramento and join the Sacramento Kings ' backcourt in what is one of the biggest blockbuster deals in recent memory. The loss of Cousins means the Kings could yet again be in rebuilding mode, with the team now lacking a certified impact player. Hield joins a crowded Sacramento frontcourt that already comprises of Arron Afflalo, Ben McLemore, Garrett Temple, Ty Lawson and Darren Collison, so it will be interesting to see how he is utilized, especially with Evans and Galloway also joining the Kings' ranks. The rookie guard is currently averaging 8.6 points and 2.9 rebounds on the season.

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  • Langston Galloway NO SG
    Pelicans' Langston Galloway: Headed to California's capital city
    19h ago

    Langston Galloway was part of an agreed upon five-player trade which sends the shooting guard from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Kings, sources said Sunday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports.

    Galloway had carved out a nice role for himself recently in New Orleans with Tyreke Evans (ankle) on the shelf and E'Twaun Moore (personal) sidelined. He will go with Evans and rookie Buddy Hield to Sacramento where he is likely to battle Arron Afflalo and Ben McLemore for playing time. This deal doesn't do a lot to help Galloway's fantasy appeal.

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  • Glenn Robinson III IND SG
    Pacers' Glenn Robinson: Wins Slam Dunk Contest
    2d ago

    Robinson defeated Derrick Jones, Eric Gordon and DeAndre Jordan in Saturday's Verizon Slam Dunk Contest.

    With two-time defending champ Zach LaVine (knee) not participating, the field was wide open, and Robinson seized his opportunity with arguably the two most impressive dunks of the night, including a full two-handed pump reverse jam after leaping over three people to cap his final round victory over Jones. Robinson has been in and out of Indiana's starting lineup this season without much to show for it statistically, but Saturday's win could give him the confidence to lock down a starting role down the stretch.

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  • Eric Gordon HOU SG
    Rockets' Eric Gordon: Wins Three-Point Contest
    2d ago

    Eric Gordon won Saturday's JBL Three-Point Contest, needing an overtime round to defeat Kyrie Irving.

    He and Irving each scored 20 in the final round, topping Kemba Walker's 17, to force the extra set of shots. Gordon finished with a flurry, draining 11 of his final 12 three-pointers, to claim the title. The Houston Rockets ' sharpshooter, who's averaging a career-high 3.5 threes per game this season, follows in the footsteps of long range specialists such as Jason Kapono, Jeff Hornacek and Steve Kerr in winning his first Three-Point Contest.

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  • Buddy Hield NO SG
    Pelicans' Buddy Hield: Shows well in Rising Stars showcase
    3d ago

    Buddy Hield posted 28 points (11-22 FG, 3-12 3Pt, 3-3 FT) to go along with six rebounds, three assists, three steals and a blocked shot in Friday's Rising Stars Challenge.

    Hield looked great in this young player showcase, but he has looked overmatched at times during the regular season. He is averaging just 8.1 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in eight February games, making him worth using only in deeper redraft fantasy leagues. The rookie remains a must-have in long-term keeper formats, however.

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  • Jamal Murray DEN SG
    Nuggets' Jamal Murray: Wins MVP honors in Rising Stars Challenge
    3d ago

    Jamal Murray finished with 36 points (13-19 FG, 9-14 3Pt, 1-1 FT) while posting 11 assists, three rebounds and a steal in Friday's Rising Stars Challenge Game.

    Murray secured MVP honors in the game, as his sensational February continues. He is averaging 12.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists in nine games in February, taking advantage of the injury to Emmanuel Mudiay (back). When Mudiay is healthy then Murray is likely to see his minutes cut, and his fantasy appeal decrease.

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  • Kyrie Irving CLE PG
    Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving: Posts 22 points, 14 dimes in All-Star Game
    9h ago

    Kyrie Irving tallied 22 points (8-12 FG, 6-8 3Pt), 14 assists, seven rebounds and three steals across 22 minutes in the Eastern Conference's 192-182 loss to the Western Conference in Sunday's All-Star Game.

    In a game where defense was essentially optional, Irving was able to have his way throughout the evening, leading the Eastern Conference in both assists and boards. The point guard is averaging a career-best 24.4 points per game on the season and doesn't figure to see his scoring take much of a hit after the break, especially with Kevin Love (knee) likely out until late March or early April.

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  • Russell Westbrook OKC PG
    Thunder's Russell Westbrook: Posts 41 points in Western Conference win
    10h ago

    Russell Westbrook tallied 41 points (16-26 FG, 7-13 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven assists, five rebounds and one steal across 20 minutes in the Western Conference's 192-182 win over the Eastern Conference on Sunday.

    Much was made prior to the All-Star Game about the frosty relationship between Kevin Durant and Westbrook, but the former teammates didn't let any friction between them affect their on-court performance. Westbrook, who was seeking his third straight All-Star Game MVP, would have normally had a worthy case for those honors, but Anthony Davis' 52-point outing ended Westbrook's bid.

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  • Tyreke Evans NO PG
    Pelicans' Tyreke Evans: Swingman dealt to Kings in huge trade
    19h ago

    Tyreke Evans is part of an agreed upon five-player deal sending the swingman from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Kings, sources said Sunday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports.

    Evans has been struggling from the perimeter in New Orleans, so perhaps a change of scenery will do him some good. It is the second tour of duty for Evans in Sacto, as he spent his first four NBA seasons there, including a career-high 20.1 points in his rookie season of 2009-10. With Rudy Gay (Achilles) done for the season and DeMarcus Cousins going to New Orleans, Evans has a good chance of being one of the team's primary scoring options with a huge bump in fantasy appeal in the process.

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  • Kemba Walker CHA PG
    Hornets' Kemba Walker: Makes final round of Three-Point Contest
    2d ago

    Kemba Walker made it to the final round of Saturday's JBL Three-Point Contest, losing to eventual winner Eric Gordon.

    He came up short, however, as his final-round 17 was topped by Gordon and Kyrie Irving's 20, before Gordon claimed the title in an overtime round. Walker's enjoying a career year for the Charlotte Hornets , averaging 22.5 points and 2.7 three-pointers per game, but he'll need to get a little more help after the All-Star break from his teammates if Charlotte is going to pull themselves up into a playoff spot.

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  • Kyrie Irving CLE PG
    Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving: Comes up just short in Three-Point Contest
    2d ago

    Kyrie Irving lost in the final round to Eric Gordon in Saturday's JBL Three-Point Contest.

    He went down swinging, forcing Gordon to an overtime round when they each scored 20 in the finals, but Irving's 18 in overtime proved to be not quite enough. The 24-year-old is on pace for a career year with the Eastern Conference-leading Cavs, averaging 24.4 points and 2.4 threes per game, and his usage could even increase after the All-Star break due to Kevin Love's knee injury.

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  • Briante Weber GS PG
    Warriors' Briante Weber: Will play in D-League All-Star Game
    3d ago

    Briante Weber was assigned to the D-League's Santa Cruz Golden State Warriors on Friday so that he can participate in the D-League All-Star Game on Saturday, Anthony Slater of the San Jose Mercury News reports.

    Weber has spent the majority of this season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce, where he played well enough to be designated as a D-League All-Star, but he's currently on a second 10-day contract with Golden State. He'll likely be called back up following All-Star weekend and available for Thursday's game against the Clippers, although Weber is averaging just over eight minutes during his five games with Golden State to date.

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