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NBA rumors roundup: Ray Allen still unsure about future, will decide after All-Star Weekend

Allen has numerous suitors after him, but the 39-year-old still may choose to retire. Ray Allen is still unsure whether he will return for a 19th season, but the veteran shooting guard plans to make a decision about his future afterShow More Summary

Klay Thompson emerges from Stephen Curry's shadow

Klay Thompson is proving to the world that he's not just Stephen Curry's backcourt mate. Motivated by his teammate's success, Thompson has become a star in his own right. "Klay Thompson's the best shooter in the NBA, but he's not even...Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony hints at shutdown after latest knee problem

Anthony aggravated a left knee injury on Monday, and he admitted he's getting closer to shutting it down for the season. New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony said he's getting closer to shutting it down for the season after aggravating...Show More Summary

Good morning. Gregg Popovich made history.

That and much more in Tuesday's NBA newsletter. SUBSCRIBE! Good morning. Let's basketball. 1,000: Gregg Popovich became the ninth coach in NBA history to pick up 1,000 wins, and the first to do it all with one franchise. (Jerry Sloan...Show More Summary

NBA scores 2015: The Clippers can win without Blake Griffin and 3 other things we learne

The Clippers beat the Mavericks on the road to get their first win without the injured Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant went supernova and the rest of the action on Monday in the NBA. The Clippers visited Dallas on Monday to play the second...Show More Summary

Gregg Popovich gets win No. 1,000 on late Marco Belinelli jumper to beat Pacers

The Spurs needed a big fourth-quarter comeback to get a milestone victory for their head coach. The Spurs already swung-and-missed once in trying to get coach Gregg Popovich career win No. 1,000, and San Antonio seemed poised to drop another game on Monday night in Indianapolis. Show More Summary

George Karl closing in on deal to become next Kings coach

The struggling Kings are finalizing a contract to hire George Karl, according to multiple reports. He will replace interim Ty Corbin after the All-Star Game. The Sacramento Kings are closing in on hiring George Karl to become their new head coach beginning after the All-Star Break, according to multiple reports. Show More Summary

Anthony Davis is more fiction than human

The NBA is starting to realize how terrifying the New Orleans Pelicans star really is. It's impossible to imagine what he'll be like at his peak. There's so much to like about Anthony Davis. At 21 years old, the Chicago-born power forward finds time between fighting Godzilla to rank third in NBA scoring, ninth in rebounds and No. Show More Summary

NBA power rankings: Grizzlies closing in on Hawks and Warriors

The Hawks and Warriors are still No. 1 and No. 2, but the race for the top spot in the league has become a three-team one thanks to the Grizzlies. 1. Atlanta Hawks (42-10, Last week: 1) The Hawks had a brutal schedule last week, butShow More Summary

Pau and Marc Gasol make the NBA a better place

Two brothers starting the All-Star Game is a special thing. It's a really special thing because nobody expected it'd be these two brothers in this year. The passage of time has a funny way of retroactively validating decisions once universally...Show More Summary

Good morning. Anthony Davis is now the leader of the free world.

That and more in Monday's NBA newsletter. SUBSCRIBE! Good morning. Let's basketball. REST IN PEACE, DEAN: Dean Smith, one of the most important basketball coaches in basketball history, died on Saturday at the age of 83. Alexander Wolff's obituary did a wonderful job of explaining what made Dean such a legend. Show More Summary

DeMarcus Cousins hits wild bouncing buzzer beater for the win

Boogie Buzzer Beater! The Triple B is a rare feat, but we saw one in the wild. This thing hung in the air for what felt like forever before finally going down, and all the Phoenix Suns could do was stand around and stare as another game slipped away. Of course the Suns let it happen. Show More Summary

Can Jahlil Okafor's defense be trusted?

Duke's NCAA Tournament hopes and Okafor's aspirations for NBA greatness will both be determined by if the young big man can get better defensively. Duke basketball began the new season with high hopes largely thanks to the arrival of a top recruit from Chicago. Show More Summary

Good morning. Let's fix the NBA playoffs.

That and much more in Friday's NBA newsletter. Subscribe. Good morning. Adam Silver turned a lot of heads on Thursday when he declared that the NBA needs to look at sending the 16 best teams to the playoffs, not the top eight from each conference. Show More Summary

NBA All-Star three-point contest: Korver, Curry and Thompson headline the event

Kyle Korver will get a third chance at getting the title in a year in which he's shooting over 50 percent from outside but he will have to defeat some of the best shooters in the game like Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. The league has announced the participants for the three-point shooting contest. Show More Summary

Magic expected to fire coach Jacque Vaughn, according to report

A 10-game losing streak is expected to cause the third-year Magic coach to lose his job. After a season of disappointing, inconsistent play punctuated by a 10-game losing streak, the Orlando Magic will fire coach Jacque Vaughn imminently, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary

Anthony Davis moves just short of the top MVP spot

James Harden is still our No. 1 MVP candidate, but he just barely held off the Pelicans star. James Harden took over the top spot of the MVP Power Rankings last week, and he still has that spot this week, albeit barely. But the man nipping right at Harden's heels this time isn't Stephen Curry. Show More Summary

The Kings starting five is great, so why are they bad?

What should we make of the disparity between the Kings' starting five and the rest of the roster? NBA lineup data is both useful and limited. Looking at the performance of five-man lineups gives really good -- not complete, but really good -- context for production. Show More Summary

The Hawks 19-game win streak is about to face 4 serious tests

Atlanta has won 19 in a row, but upcoming games against the Pelicans, Wizards, Warriors and Grizzlies could lay that streak to rest. By now you know all about how Atlanta Hawks have become the Greatest Team to Ever Play Basketball. Nineteen wins in a row. Show More Summary

NBA standings 2015: The Thunder are actually in trouble of missing the playoffs

A deep look at the NBA standings shows just how much work the Thunder need to do to make the playoffs. But they have a big change this week. We've crossed the midway point of what has turned out to be a crazy season. We usually know the top handful of teams by January, though every season has its share of disappointments and upstarts. Show More Summary

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