• Kobe Bryant received a three-year contract extension from the Lakers.
• Evan Turner was named Naismith Award winner and AP men's college basketball Player of the Year.
• Browns defensive tackle Shaun Rogers was arrested for trying to board an airplane with a loaded handgun.
• Alex Brown was let go by the Bears.
• Kevin Garnett was fined $25,000 by the NBA for criticizing referees.
• The Detroit Pistons have lost 11 straight games.