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This is already the Spurs' worst Rodeo Trip ever

Finally, the league makes San Antonio loath a long annual road trip most teams would dread. After a third straight defeat, the Spurs are 2-5 on the 2015 Rodeo Trip. With two games to go, San Antonio can finish the annual journey no better than 4-5. Show More Summary

NBA scores 2015: Kevin Garnett comes home and 3 other things we learned

KG's return to Minnesota was incredible. Kevin Garnett is back in Minnesota and it feels so right. It was almost as if the entire state was there to welcome him home when he made his return to the Timberwolves on Wednesday. Minnesota played...Show More Summary

Kings' Darren Collison could be out for the season, per report

Collison's hip flexor strain might keep him out for the rest of the season. Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison might not return to action this season, reports Marc J. Spears. Collison has been out since Feb. 5 due to a hipShow More Summary

Good morning. Jusuf Nurkic's hatred is our life blood.

That and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. SUBSCRIBE! Good morning. Let's basketball. IMPORTANT RESULTS: The Wizards lost by 20... in Minnesota. The Hornets beat the Bulls. The Rockets outlasted the Clippers. The Pelicans are surviving, and beat the Nets. Show More Summary

Zach Randolph catches DeMarcus Cousins with two elbows to the face

Gave him the DOUBLE Z-Bow! More #beef between Z-Bo and Boogie — Jason Jones (@mr_jasonjones) February 26, 2015 And more bows! Rudy Gay with the foul while Z-Bo connects with another 'bow... Ludacris must be watching — Jason Jones (@mr_jasonjones) February 26, 2015 (via the essential @MrMichaelLee)

Denver's Will Barton stuffs the much bigger Alex Len

Never mind the follow. It's all about that block. Will Barton is 6'5 but spindly. Alex Len is 7'1 and in the wrong place at the wrong time:

Jusuf Nurkic dominates opponent, gives him basketball as present

Jusuf Nurkic's legend is growing. He's got a Real Big Dad. He'll talk trash to anyone. And if you hit the deck while he's backing down, he'll score then give you a gift. That means you, Markieff Morris: Totally worth the technical he got for that. Play of the year. (h/t Court Zierk)

Minnesota crowd chants 'KG!' in Kevin Garnett's Wolves return

The Wolves turned an early deficit into a blowout home win over the Wizards in Kevin Garnett's second debut. The crowd showed their appreciation for KG as he took a seat down the stretch:

The Timberwolves' introduction for Kevin Garnett will give you chills

HE'S BACK AND THIS IS NUTS: Here's a look from inside the arena: Holy crap guys. — Steve McPherson (@steventurous) February 26, 2015 That wasn't even the beginning. Wolves fans lost their minds just watching him...Show More Summary

Evan Fournier pegs two Magic fans with bad pass

Liiiiittle high, buddy: Only one appropriate reaction when that happens to you: Evan Fournier hits a courtside fan w/ ball - her response "Oh F!" #Magic — AP (@Ananth_Pandian) February 26, 2015

Craig Sager returning to TV in March after beating leukemia

Well, this is fantastic. After missing (but watching) the end of the 2014 NBA season and playoffs while undergoing treatment for acute leukemia after his diagnosis in April, Craig Sager is healthy and ready to make the return he teased during All-Star Weekend. Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo's argument with his coach proves the honeymoon is over

The Mavericks and Rondo are stuck together, so they'll have to get past whatever led to a public sideline argument Tuesday night. Whether it was an angry argument, a heated exchange or a "difference of opinion," as coach Rick Carlisle...Show More Summary

Everyone knows Gerald Green for his dunks. He's done with that

There's much more to the Phoenix Suns' guard than a few highlights. Gerald Green doesn’t want to talk about dunks. That’s the first thing he tells me at the conclusion of the Phoenix Suns’ morning shootaround in an overcast San Antonio. Show More Summary

LeBron James wants colleges to stop recruiting his 10-year-old son

A modest proposal. LeBron James' son, LeBron James Jr. (on the right in the above photograph) is 10 years old and he's already getting offers from colleges. LeBron isn't too happy about that. From the Washington Post: "He's already got some offers from colleges," James, who skipped college to turn pro, told reporters Tuesday. Show More Summary

Larry Sanders says he quit basketball to deal with anxiety and depression

The former Bucks big man isn't necessarily quitting hoops for good, but wants to focus on his personal issues for now. Former Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders said he quit basketball in order to deal with his anxiety and depression. Show More Summary

Raptors are good, but not great

Toronto's recent ups and downs highlight the various issues on both sides of the court for general manager Masai Ujiri's team. Did they make a mistake not adding reinforcements? It looked like the Toronto Raptors' blowout win in Atlanta Friday would jump-start a challenge for the top overall East seed. Show More Summary

The Thunder have the best bench dancing in the NBA

The Thunder have won seven in a row, and naturally players are excited. So excited that they're dancing courtside, and their moves are totally awesome. Then there's Russell Westbrook, who's doing something called the "Milwaukee Shake." What's...Show More Summary

Good morning. The Mavericks might have a Rajon Rondo problem.

That and much, much more in Wednesday's NBA newsletter. SUBSCRIBE! Good morning. We missed you yesterday. Let's basketball. AND THE SUN NEVER ROSE AGAIN: Derrick Rose has torn his meniscus again, and needs another knee surgery. Rose is likely to have two options: repair the meniscus again, or remove it. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose doesn't deserve this

Another knee surgery is a gut punch to Chicago fans that have followed Derrick Rose since he was a kid. Chicago is going to be telling stories about Derrick Rose for as long as any of us are alive, so on the morning after he suffered his third major knee injury, it only seems right to share a few of them. 1. Show More Summary

2015 NBA scores: Stephen Curry returns, leads Warriors to road win over Wizards

Golden State's star proved why he's the MVP, and Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle got into a shouting match. Stephen Curry was forced to sit out the Golden State Warriors road game against the Indiana Pacers on Sunday due to a sore right ankle. Show More Summary

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