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Three things to know: Harden fined, Rockets/Thunder postponed, we’re not in the bubble anymore

1) Number of days without an NBA game postponement: 1 0Russell Westbrook’s complaints about a lack of accountability in the Rockets’ organization seem almost prophetic now. How bad were things

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Raptors have losing record for first time in nearly seven years

Roy Hibbert led the Pacers with 22 points, and Danny Granger added 13 off the bench in an 86-79 win over the Raptors on Jan. 7, 2014. The loss dropped

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Report: James Harden on track to be available for Rockets’ next game

The NBA fined James Harden $50,000 for violating the league’s coronavirus protocols. When will the NBA permit the Rockets star to play? Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: Essentially, NBA medical is

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Two of 558 NBA players test positive for coronavirus (0.4%)

The NBA announced three Rockets tested positive for coronavirus or had an inconclusive result. Kenyon Martin Jr. and Ben McLemore tested positive, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Apparently, those

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Report: Joel Embiid opposed 76ers hiring Tyronn Lue (Ben Simmons’ guy)

Tyronn Lue was at one point considered favorite to become 76ers coach. Philadelphia eventually focused on Mike D’Antoni then hired Doc Rivers once the ex-Clippers coach surprisingly became available. Why

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Report: James Harden adds Celtics and Trail Blazers to trade list

James Harden wanted the Rockets to trade him to the Nets. Then, he added the 76ers to his list of preferred trade destinations. Then, the Heat and Bucks. Now, the

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Five things to watch during NBA Christmas Day slate

It was almost “The Year Without a Santa Claus the NBA on Christmas Day.” After the bubble ran into October, the players and teams were focused on a January start

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