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New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis infers that players vote suggests he should be starter in 2018 NBA All Star Game

NBA players voted Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis as an All Star starter over Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid but Embiid won the overall vote due to support from fans and media. Porzingis stated clearly how he felt about the voting when asked about it on Friday. “Players know,” Porzingis said, according to published reports. “That’s all I’m […]

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Charlotte Hornets open to trading Kemba Walker

11:57 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Overloaded with bad contracts and untradable assets, the Charlotte Hornets have made All-Star point guard Kemba Walker available in trade discussions, league sources told ESPN. Charlotte has been encouraging teams to make offers and appears eager to discuss attaching Walker to a larger trade in which another team would take […]

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Joel Embiid celebrates All-Star nod with monster effort for Philadelphia 76ers against East-leading Boston Celtics

BOSTON — When word emerged that Joel Embiid had been voted an Eastern Conference All-Star starter before Thursday’s game in Boston, Philadelphia 76ers coaches and teammates flocked to his locker stall to celebrate the moment. That parade of well-wishers included Sixers coach Brett Brown, who came over from the coaches’ room to offer a congratulatory […]

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Harden rusty in return, Rockets easily defeat Timberwolves

1:35 James Harden returns for his first game of the New Year after missing seven games with a left hamstring strain and Eric Gordon shines dropping 30 points off the bench to lead the Rockets to a 116-98 victory. HOUSTON — James Harden is back. His game will be soon, the Houston Rockets are quite […]

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Timberwolves vs. Rockets – Game Summary – January 18, 2018

Toyota Center Line: HOU -5.0 Over/Under: 224 Attendance: 18,055 100% Capacity: 18,104 Referees: Pat Fraher, Zach Zarba, Tre Maddox 4h Associated Press Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. 1 2 3 4 T Timberwolves 17 33 20 28 98 Rockets […]