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Report: Beilein out as Cavs head coach

John Beilein and the Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing plans to mutually part ways this week, just over midway through his first season as head coach, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

Nets' Irving suffers shoulder setback

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving is out indefinitely as he once again experiences troubles with his right shoulder.

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Report: Pistons buy out PG Jackson, could join Clippers

Reggie Jackson and the Detroit Pistons finalized a contract buyout and the point guard plans to join the Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Tuesday.

Reports: Five-star recruit Maker eligible for 2020 NBA Draft

Five-star recruit Makur Maker will be eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft, according to multiple reports Tuesday.

Nets G Irving elected VP of players' union

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has been elected vice president of the players' union, the NBPA announced.

Reports: Rockets to sign veterans Carroll, Green

The Houston Rockets are keeping busy during the All-Star break, with plans to sign veteran forwards DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Green, according to multiple media reports Monday.

UConn's Akok (Achilles tendon) out for season

An MRI exam on Monday confirmed that Connecticut forward Akok Akok has a torn left Achilles tendon, and the team announced he will miss the rest of the season.

Mystics bring back Finals MVP Meesseman

The Washington Mystics re-signed WNBA Finals MVP Emma Meesseman on Monday.

Baylor stays at No. 1, Louisville drops in AP Top 25

Louisville plummeted in the latest Associated Press Top 25 rankings, released Monday, while Baylor, Gonzaga, Kansas and undefeated San Diego State maintained the top four spots.

Report: Knicks pursuing Villanova coach Wright

The New York Knicks have a deep interest in hiring Villanova's Jay Wright as their next head coach, Forbes reported Monday.

Veteran big Gortat reportedly announces retirement

Veteran big man Marcin Gortat is retiring from the NBA, the 35-year-old reportedly announced in an interview with a Polish TV station that aired Sunday.

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 SDSU remains unbeaten

Fourth-ranked San Diego State, the lone remaining unbeaten team in Division I, rode a dominant first half and a balanced scoring attack to its 26th consecutive win Sunday, beating host Boise State 72-55 in Boise, Idaho.

Report: Beilein, Cavs discussing exit plan during All-Star Break

The Cleveland Cavaliers and John Beilein have discussed the possibility of the first-year head coach stepping down during the All-Star Break, ESPN reported late Sunday.

Top 25 roundup: Clemson stuns No. 5 Louisville

John Newman III scored a career-high 23 points, and Clemson stunned No. 5 Louisville 77-62 on Saturday afternoon in Atlantic Coast Conference play in Clemson, S.C.

NBA honors continue for Bryant, Stern

On the eve of the 69th NBA All-Star Game, commissioner Adam Silver felt it was important to recognize the founder of All-Star weekend.

Shareef O'Neal transfers to Shaq's alma mater LSU

Shareef O'Neal, the son of Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal, is transferring to LSU, the same school his father attended.

Doncic, 20, grabs All-Star spotlight

Luka Doncic appears to be growing more comfortable as the center of the basketball world.

Spirits high for All-Star Game clash

Frank Vogel's contract inarguably calls for the Los Angeles Lakers head coach to be Team LeBron.

Breen, Wilbon win Gowdy Media Award

Sportscaster Mike Breen and sportswriter/commentator Michael Wilbon were named recipients of the 2020 Curt Gowdy Media Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Friday.

Bryant, Garnett, Duncan highlight HOF finalists

The late Kobe Bryant leads a list of eight finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, announced Friday at United Center as part of NBA All-Star Weekend.

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