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Player rankings: Superstar Giannis, KD and more

We rank the top 10 NBA players from the week and the season so far, led by the stellar (and consistent) Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Durant's career-best efficiency.

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Michael A. Fletcher

A president in oils and rhymes

From painters to rappers, artists have found unprecedented inspiration in President Obama.

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Marcus Smart's promise to the kids

The Celtics' third-year guard is devoted to understanding the challenges of pediatric cancer after losing a brother and young friend to the disease.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Zach Randolph has rejoined the Grizzlies and is expected to play tonight against the 76ers. Randolph, Memphis' sixth man and emotional leader, missed the last seven games while on personal leaving following the death of his mother, Mae.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony's averaging career-lows - or near career-lows -- in minutes, usage, field goal attempts per game and turnovers. His 3 game-sealing shots have drawn attention, but Anthony's also been comfortable deferring to teammates:

Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA

Richaun Holmes w/ a nice touch on floaters last night for Sixers. I continue to enjoy the Jamal Murray experience.

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Klay Thompson: 1st player in shot-clock era to score 60 points in less than 30 minutes. Watch them all in 1 minute: es.pn/2hcbqh7

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwight Powell has had his highest-scoring outings of the season in the Mavs' last two games: 17 in a win over the Bulls and 15 in a loss to the Hornets, going 7-of-11 from the floor both nights. Powell has had some spectacular lob finishes, benefiting from guards Deron Williams and Devin Harris returning from injuries. Powell will get plenty of opportunity as Andrew Bogut recovers from his knee injury.