Charlotte Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan wants it to be known he isn't going to give up Kemba Walker in a trade without getting something significant in return. "It's not like we are shopping him," he said after Monday's win over the Sacramento Kings, per Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer. "We would not just give him up. I love Kemba Walker. I would not trade him for anything but an All-Star player." Bonnell noted Jordan was responding in part to a Friday report from Adrian Wojn
John Wall and J.J. Barea exchanged verbal barbs following the Dallas Mavericks' 98-75 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Wall and Barea had a brief argument on the court in the fourth quarter, which led to their postgame war of words. "It was cool to me, it was funny," Wall said, per the Washington Post's Candace Buckner. "Just a little midget trying to get mad. So, I paid him no mind." ESPN's Tim MacMahon noted Barea responded in kind, and the Dallas Morning News' Eddie Sefko rela
The New Orleans Pelicans beat the Chicago Bulls 132-128 in Monday's double-overtime thriller at the Smoothie King Center, and big man DeMarcus Cousins made the most of the additional time. He torched the Bulls for 44 points, 24 rebounds, 10 assists, four steals and a block in one of the best performances of the NBA season. Cousins joined some impressive company in the process: While he has mostly made a name for himself as a four-time All-Star because of his scoring and rebounding ability as a
DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34 points, and the All-Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback victory over the Chicago Bulls in double overtime Monday.
LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers and Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau believe the NBA should expand its All-Star rosters to 15 players on each side and would like to see the All-Star Game draft televised.
Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love left Saturday's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder after playing just three minutes because of illness, but some of his teammates reportedly questioned his rationale. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Cleveland "held an emotional team meeting prior to Monday's practice where several players challenged the legitimacy of Kevin Love leaving" the game as well as missing Sunday's practice because of the illness. Wojnarowski added more details: &nbs