Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, Oklahoma City's Paul George and Utah's Rudy Gobert led the voting for the NBA's Defensive team of the year, the NBA said Wednesday.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Houston Rockets star James Harden and Oklahoma City's Paul George are the three finalists for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.
Three-time Olympic champion Carmelo Anthony was released Friday by the Chicago Bulls, setting the stage for him to become a free agent after leaving his fourth NBA club in seven months.
Philadelphia big man Joel Embiid scored 32 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Monday as the 76ers withstood a 37-point performance from James Harden in a 121-93 NBA victory over the Houston Rockets.
Oklahoma City's Paul George scored 31 points while Russell Westbrook added 17 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists Monday as the Thunder routed New York 127-109.
James Harden scored 48 points as the Houston Rockets rallied from a 21-point deficit to down the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime on a drama-filled NBA Saturday.
Oklahoma City center Nerlens Noel was released from hospital Wednesday after suffering a concussion when he took an elbow to the head in an NBA game the night before.
Oklahoma City center Nerlens Noel was carried off the court on a stretcher Tuesday after a hard fall during the Thunder's NBA loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.