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  1. Rockets Notes: Harden, Tucker, Van Gundy, Bench

    James Harden believes he’s taken for granted around the basketball world, as he told Rachel Nichols of ESPN (Twitter link). “I feel like I’m the best player,” said the former Most Valuable Player, who once again leads the league in scoring. “Throughout the course of the year, I don’t see double teams for anybody else. […]
  2. NBA G League Assignments/Recalls: 2/28/20

    Here are Friday’s G League assignments and recalls from around the NBA: The Bucks recalled forward D.J. Wilson from the Wisconsin Herd, according to a team press release. Wilson has played in four games with the Herd and is averaging 18.3 PPG, 7.8 RPG, 4.0 APG and 1.8 BPG in 28.6 MPG. With the Bucks this […]
  3. Community Shootaround: 3-Point Shooting

    Thanks to analytics, the NBA has undergone radical changes in the way the game is played. The traditional center has become more and more obsolete. The mid-range jumper and isolation plays are discouraged, rather than being a staple of every team’s offense. A big man’s game has been replaced by small ball. Now, every game […]
  4. Central Notes: Bickerstaff, Sexton, Carter, Brown

    J.B. Bickerstaff took over for John Beilein as Cavaliers coach after the All-Star break but he’s not a short-term replacement, he told Marc Spears of The Undefeated. Bickerstaff has received assurances from the front office he’ll receive a new contract. “To my knowledge, at some point in time we will negotiate a long-term deal,” Bickerstaff […]
  5. Rockets Sign Jeff Green For Remainder Of Season

    The Rockets have signed forward Jeff Green for the remainder of the season, Marc Stein of the New York Times tweets. The move was anticipated with Green’s 10-day contract about to expire. Green, who was released by the Jazz in December, was a free agent for nearly two months before agreeing to sign with the […]
  6. Playoff Teams With Open Roster Spots

    Sunday is March 1, which is the last day that a player can be waived and retain his postseason eligibility for a new team. Although we haven’t heard many buyout rumors this week – beyond a small update on Evan Turner – it wouldn’t be a surprise to see a couple more veterans hit the […]
  7. And-Ones: P. Gasol, Player Options, 2020 Draft

    Veteran big man Pau Gasol suggested earlier this month that he hopes to get healthy in time to represent Spain in the 2020 Olympics, and that he hasn’t given up on the possibility of an NBA comeback. Gasol, who will turn 40 in July, recently reiterated that point to Spain’s Agencia Efe, as relayed by […]
  8. Robert Williams Cleared To Return For Celtics

    Celtics center Robert Williams, who has been sidelined since December 6 due to a hip injury, has been cleared to return to action, head coach Brad Stevens confirmed today (Twitter link via Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe). Williams, a first-round pick in 2018, was playing a part-time role for Boston earlier in the season […]
  9. Poll: Which Western Team Will Claim No. 8 Seed?

    After moving to two games above .500 for the first time this season heading into the All-Star break, the Grizzlies lost four consecutive games on a post-All-Star road trip and now hold a 28-30 record. They still have the toughest remaining schedule in the NBA, according to Tankathon.com, and they’re missing two of their most […]
  10. Knicks Notes: Rose, Carmelo, Knox, Harkless

    Carmelo Anthony, a longtime client of Leon Rose, thinks the Knicks are in good hands with the veteran CAA agent set to take over their basketball operations department, telling Al Iannazzone of Newsday that it’s “an exciting time” for the team. “I love it,” Anthony said of Rose’s transition from player agent to team executive. […]