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Despite a biceps injury, Carmelo Anthony kept shooting at a fan event Thursday, just as he did the night before in the Knicks' loss to the Raptors.
The N.B.A. will have its 3-point and dunk contests on Saturday in Houston, but Ray Allen and Dwight Howard have dominated those categories in the last decade in regular-season play.
Quirks of the game: The N.B.A.'s new anti-flopping policy appears to have reduced the overacting.
With six consecutive basketball games in which he has scored at least 30 points and shot 60 percent or higher, LeBron James is on a great roll for any field.
The Knicks convinced Tim Glover to become a basketball fan, but the atmosphere at Barclays Center has lured him and his son to Nets games this season.
Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried became the first N.B.A. player to join Athlete Ally, an organization aimed at combating homophobia in sports.
The Nets' Deron Williams will miss the final two games before the All Star break because of inflammation in both his ankles, the team said Monday.
Iman Shumpert, who has only played 12 games after recovering from knee surgery in April, has been struggling to find his rhythm on the court and his place with the Knicks.
When the Clippers started sending multiple defenders on Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks did not have a counter. Anthony attempted only two shots in the fourth quarter Sunday. The identity of Anthony's backup remains an open question.
The entrants are set for the N.B.A.'s annual 3-point contest, an integral part of the league's upcoming All-Star weekend, but determining who will be the favorite is difficult, given past results.
A proposed trade with Charlotte could bring Ben Gordon to Brooklyn, easing the Nets' frontcourt logjam.
After visiting the Timberwolves on Friday, the Knicks are scheduled to play the Clippers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. But weather and travel problems could intervene.
The Lakers' visit to Barclays Center gave young Eric Sawnders-McGuire a chance to see his favorite player, Kobe Bryant.
Led by James Harden and Jeremy Lin, the Houston Rockets have become one of the N.B.A.'s most exciting teams, scoring more than 100 points in seven consecutive games.
The Thunder's star forward is putting up numbers that match those of players like Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James and Michael Jordan.
Rasheed Wallace of the Knicks, who has not played since December, hopes to return to the court in late February.
Kobe Bryant said it was time for the N.B.A.'s stars to take a stronger role as players deliberate the fate of Billy Hunter, the union's embattled executive director.
Barclays Center offers a pair of Bulls fans from the Bronx a chance to see their favorite team.
The Celtics, written off as playoff contenders when Rajon Rondo was lost for the season, are finding new ways to run their offense without him.
The best N.B.A. games of the week feature the Lakers at Brooklyn, Golden State at Oklahoma City and Chicago at Denver.