Melo still has it!
New York Knicks forward Julius Randle became on Saturday the latest NBA playmaker to leave the USA national team preparing for the Basketball World Cup, citing a family matter.
Chicago's Thaddeus Young, New York's Julius Randle and Denver's Mason Plumlee were among six players added Thursday to the United States team of NBA stars for the Basketball World Cup.
Two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant announced Sunday that he will depart the Golden State Warriors, his team since 2016, for the Brooklyn Nets.
Julius Randle finished with 33 points and 11 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans overcame another triple double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday.
The New Orleans Pelicans shrugged off multiple injuries and uncertainty surrounding star Anthony Davis on Tuesday, rallying for a 121-116 NBA victory over the Houston Rockets.
LaMarcus Aldridge played through the pain of a sore left wrist to tally 28 points and 12 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs beat the shorthanded New Orleans Pelicans 126-114 on Saturday.
James Harden posted a 43-point triple-double on another record-setting night Monday to lead the Houston Rockets to a 113-101 NBA victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.