Willie Cauley-Stein, a 7-foot US center in his fifth NBA campaign, joined the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday in a trade deal with the league-worst Golden State Warriors.
The Philadelphia 76ers celebrated Christmas with a rout of the NBA's top team, thumping Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks 121-109 on Wednesday.
LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers stretched their NBA winning streak to seven games Saturday with a gritty 109-108 victory over the Grizzlies in Memphis.
Phoenix's Devin Booker scored 40 points to lead the Suns over visiting Philadelphia 114-109 on Monday, delivering the first loss of the season to the NBA's last unbeaten team.
Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player had a CT scan on his broken left hand on Thursday and the Golden State Warriors will consult specialists to determine how long he'll be sidelined.
Stephen Curry scored 26 points and Draymond Green bagged a triple double as the Golden State Warriors bounced back from successive thrashings to down the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday.
Steve Kerr has warned the Golden State Warriors they may have to get used to results like their season-opening drubbing against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Not only are they one of the best ballers in the world, but they are also a good golfers in their own rights.