Oklahoma City's Chris Paul and Houston's Russell Westbrook, who were traded for each other in the offseason, highlight the reserves for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game next month in Chicago.
Two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant was called a "coward" who made "the weakest move in NBA history" by former Oklahoma City teammate Kendrick Perkins in an intense Twitter exchange.
Russell Westbrook enjoyed his grand homecoming.
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.
Ten-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony has completed his move to the Portland Trail Blazers, the team confirmed on Tuesday.
Golden State Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell will miss at least the next two weeks of the NBA season with a sprained right thumb, the injury-hit team announced Saturday.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley will miss at least the next one or two weeks of the NBA season with a hairline fracture in his right leg, the team announced Friday.
Carmelo Anthony, who hasn't played in over a year since being dumped by the Houston Rockets, has signed a contract with the last place Portland Trail Blazers, US media reported Thursday.