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Pelicans to continue playing Anthony Davis but cut his minutes

New Orleans Pelicans interim general manager Danny Ferry met with disgruntled star Anthony Davis this week and informed him the team would continue playing him but planned to cut his minutes.The Pelicans will also reduce the minutes of point...

Guard Jodie Meeks agrees to 10-day deal with Raptors

8:17 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN Free-agent guard Jodie Meeks has agreed to a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors, league sources told ESPN.Meeks made a good impression on the Raptors in a workout this week, offering the Eastern Conference contender...

Best moments from the 2019 All-Star Game

Team LeBron and Team Giannis are going head-to-head in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game. Follow along as we deliver the best sights and sounds from Charlotte.First quarterScoring on Team Giannis ...Bucks players: 12-13, 28 pointsEveryone else: 5-14, 11 points—...

Magic Johnson declines to answer question about Kemba Walker

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Just days after the NBA ruled that Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson did not commit a tampering violation for answering a question about Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons, Johnson wasn't taking any chances when...

Raptors’ Fred VanVleet has surgery for partial tear in left thumb

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet had surgery Wednesday to repair a partial ligament tear in his left thumb, the team announced.The procedure was performed by Dr. Michelle Carlson in New York City.The Raptors previously had said VanVleet would miss...

NBA says key call was missed late in Heat-Warriors game

MIAMI -- Kevin Durant should have been called for a discontinued dribble on the Golden State Warriors' final possession of what became their 120-118 win over the Miami Heat, the NBA said Monday in a report detailing all calls...

Magic Johnson plans to hug Lakers after NBA trade deadline fallout

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Magic Johnson plans to hug it out with the Los Angeles Lakers to help them cope with the fallout from the NBA trade deadline."It's a part of business, it's a part of being a professional...

Pelicans will allow Anthony Davis to play for rest of season

8:42 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN After considering the possibility of shutting down All-NBA center Anthony Davis, the New Orleans Pelicans will allow Davis back into the lineup for the rest of the season, the team confirmed in a statement Thursday...

Coach Luke Walton says Los Angeles Lakers have ‘moved on’ after criticism by veterans

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Los Angeles Lakers discussed the testy exchange between coach Luke Walton and several veteran players after L.A.'s Saturday loss in Golden State before turning the page to Tuesday's game against the Indiana Pacers."We address it, because...

Dennis Smith Jr. looking to make the most of new opportunity with Knicks

NEW YORK -- New Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. believes he will benefit from a change of scenery."I think that was important for me, with everything that was going on," Smith Jr. said after scoring eight points and...

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Pelicans to continue playing Anthony Davis but cut his minutes

New Orleans Pelicans interim general manager Danny Ferry met with disgruntled star Anthony Davis this week and informed him the team would continue playing...