The NBA fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $500,000 on Friday for a Twitter tirade ripping league referees and commissioner Adam Silver denied the club's protest of a February 22 loss in Atlanta.
Any NBA discipline of Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for his criticism of the league after a loss to Atlanta is reportedly on hold pending the Mavs' official protest of the Saturday result.
Former Slam Dunk Contest champion Dwight Howard, NBA All-Stars Damian Lillard and Trae Young and Toronto's Pascal Siakam are highlight entrants into the All-Star Saturday Night festivities announced Tuesday by the league.
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The tears continued to flow and the tributes kept pouring in on Wednesday, three days after five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was killed in a devastating helicopter crash.
Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving, who has missed 26 games with a right shoulder injury, was listed as probable Saturday by the NBA club for Sunday's home game against Atlanta.
Sacramento Kings center Dewayne Dedmon was fined $50,000 by the NBA on Thursday after admitting in a newspaper interview that he wants to be traded to another club.
James Harden erupted for 50 points and Russell Westbrook bagged a triple-double, but it was not enough to stop the Houston Rockets falling to a double-overtime defeat to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.