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Walker return in works?
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Kemba Walker (left knee) was cleared today to resume all basketball activities today. The Hornets' scoring leader said he hopes to play next week during Charlotte's three-game homestand.

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Whatever you do, don't foul Harden
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After holding James Harden to 18 points, Grizzlies guard Courtney Lee said the key to stopping Harden is "not fouling." Wednesday night was just Harden's second game of the season with two or fewer free throw attempts in at least 10 minutes.

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Michael Wallace @WallaceNBA_ESPN

Deng treated for deep thigh bruise. Heat off tomorrow, so hope is no extensive swelling overnight. Last thing Heat need is another injury.

Deep thoughts for Clippers and Blazers
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The Clippers and Blazers are a combined 10-for-21 from 3-point range halfway through the second quarter, and the Blazers lead 38-36. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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A Grizzly loss for Rockets
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Marc Gasol's contested shot in the final seconds pushed the Grizzlies to a 102-100 win and a 2.5-game lead for second in the West over the Rockets. James Harden was frustrated by what he felt was a no-call in the closing seconds.

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J.A. Adande @jadande

Austin Rivers had a crossover followed by an Hakeem ball fake in the lane for the bucket. Playing with more confidence

Leonard spurs San Antonio to win
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Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker combined to score 40 points in the Spurs' 112-85 win over the Kings. Tim Duncan had just 5 points and 6 boards but moved into 9th on the NBA's all-time rebounding list.

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Westbrook looks fine in mask
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Thunder coach Scott Brooks after his star's fourth straight triple-double: "For those of you, including myself, that thought Russell might need a few games to get used to the mask, we were wrong."

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Whiteside cleans up after everyone
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Hassan Whiteside's double-double of 18 points and 25 rebounds helped the Heat to a 100-94 win over the Lakers -- and probably didn't hurt his video game rating, either.

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Blazers playing a two-man game
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Nicolas Batum has 10 points and LaMarcus Aldridge has 9 to lead the Blazers to a 28-24 lead over the Clippers after the first quarter. A Portland win would give the Blazers a 2.5-game lead over L.A. for the fourth seed in the West. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Leonard posterizes Cousins
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Kawhi Leonard reminded DeMarcus Cousins -- and everyone else -- why he's the reigning Finals MVP with this rim-rattling slam in the Spurs' win.

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Royce Young @royceyoung

The Thunder starting five combined for 61 points tonight. Russell Westbrook had 49 of them.

Warriors going Green against bucks
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Draymond Green already has 10 points after one quarter as the Warriors lead the Bucks 25-19 headed to the second. Follow live

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Ryan Ruocco @ryrukes

3-Man booth! Jon Barry. Mark Jackson. And Me. Right now for Blazers Clippers on ESPN. Fun game.

Break up the Nuggets!
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Will Barton scored 17 points off the bench and the Nuggets improved to 2-0 under interim head coach Melvin Hunt with a 100-85 win over the Wolves.

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The King reclaims his crown
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LeBron James scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter of the Cavs' 120-112 win over the Raptors. Before the game, James was named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for February.

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Westbrook goes 94 feet for slam
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No one could stop Russell Westbrook tonight -- especially not on this coast-to-coast two-handed throwdown.

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Westbrook huge in return
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Russell Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan to record four straight triple-doubles, finishing with a career-high 49 points and 16 rebounds to go along with 10 assists in the Thunder's win over the Sixers. Box score

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Balance is name of the game for Hornets
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Six Hornets scored in double figures in Charlotte's 115-91 win over Brooklyn. The win lifted the Hornets past the Nets for the eighth seed in the East, and Charlotte remains a half-game back of Miami for the seventh seed.

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