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Why is Kemba available to trades?

The Hornets are looking to trade Kemba Walker and PTI explains whether that is a good decision or not.

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The Charlotte Hornets would like engage the Knicks on trade discussions involving All-Star point guard Kemba Walker but New York and Charlotte haven't yet had substantive discussions about a trade involving Walker, per league sources. It seems unlikely at this point that the Knicks will want to meet Charlotte's desired return. Charlotte is hoping a Walker trade returns a good young player or a first-round pick, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Knicks have first-round draft picks and a promising young player in Frank Ntilikina. But the other part of Charlotte's request is a holdup for the Knicks. Wojnarowski reports that Charlotte appears eager to shed one of its less desirable contracts. That would mean the Knicks would likely need to take on extra salary to acquire Walker, which was something New York was hesitant to do in trading Carmelo Anthony over the summer.

Ian Begley, ESPN Staff Writer

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Rockets out to prove they're a threat to Dubs.

After splitting their first two games this season, the West's top contenders face another potential playoff preview.

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Wall dishes and drains as Wizards run away in third.

John Wall tallies 10 points and six assists in Washington's 45-point third quarter.

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Mitchell calls 'bank' to tie the game.

Donovan Mitchell pulls up from beyond the arc and rattles home a 3-pointer to pull the Jazz level.

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Clarkson gets 4-point play to cap 33-point night.

Jordan Clarkson drains a three from the wing and gets fouled, he later makes the free throw.

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Barkley just 'player hating' on LeBron?

The First Take crew responds to Charles Barkley calling LeBron James a "drama queen."

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NBA All-Star Game

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Captains LeBron James, Stephen Curry spoiled with ASG talent.

The new NBA All-Star Game format will see each conference's leading vote-getter assemble a lineup from proficient veterans and newcomers alike.

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Mike Miller has LeBron taking KD from Steph.

Michael and Jemele are joined by Mike Miller to draft their own teams for the NBA All-Star game after the starters were announced.

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Gordon hits half-court heave at buzzer.

Eric Gordon scores a game-high 30 points, sinking 7-of-13 from 3, including this half-court shot at the buzzer.

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LeBron shows off with mind-blowing assist.

LeBron James gets a loose ball and somehow uses the eyes in the back of his head to hit Dwyane Wade underneath the basket for a layup.

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Embiid dominates in Beantown.

After being named an All-Star for the first time, Joel Embiid shines against the Celtics, posting 26 points, 16 boards and 6 assists in the 76ers' win.

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Embiid on Rihanna: 'Move on to the next one.'

Years ago, Joel Embiid was turned down by Rihanna, who said he needed to be an All-Star. Now that he is a starter, he's moving on from her.

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Stephen A. doesn't want LeBron to make excuses.

Stephen A. Smith does not like LeBron James calling this his most challenging season yet because it takes pressure off him to win a championship.

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Ariza and Green to serve 2-game suspension for entering Clippers' locker room.

ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports that only Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green will be disciplined for the squabble between the Rockets and the Clippers on Monday night.

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Rose tells Pierce his comments on tribute are 'petty.'

Jalen Rose tells Paul Pierce that his not wanting to share his jersey retirement ceremony with Isaiah Thomas' return tribute is "petty."

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LeBron bolsters legacy with 30K milestone.

The King will become the youngest player to score 30,000 career points, and his trajectory could see him topping the scoring list in a few seasons.

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HS stars join some of NBA's best on McDonald's All-American roster.

Before they were NBA greats LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant and many others played in the McDonalds All American Game. Now some of the most highly-recruited players in the country will get their chance.

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First Take

Is Magic looking to move on from Walton?

Stephen A. Smith reads between the lines of Magic Johnson's public support of head coach Luke Walton in the wake of LaVar Ball's public criticism.

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Lonzo Ball's glaring weakness

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  • The passing fancy of Lonzo Ball

    The Lakers drafted Lonzo Ball to be the star of their post-Kobe era. There's just one (possibly insurmountable) problem: Dude can't score.

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