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Next year's volleyball final four will be held in another place where there are LOT of fans for the sport: Target Center in Minneapolis.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Milwaukee Bucks plan to sign guard Sean Kilpatrick, league sources tell ESPN. Brooklyn released him last week to make room for Jahlil Okafor trade.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Milwaukee plans to waive guard Gary Payton II in the coming days, league sources tell ESPN. His 45 days of service as a two-way player ends Monday. He was a well-liked teammate who started six games this season. It's not a popular move within the locker room.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Paul (14-0 with the Rockets): "We want to keep it going. I mean, who likes to lose? I said it before: I hate losing more than I like to win. We want to keep this thing going and keep building. You know, people always say, ‘We'll learn from that,' that you learn from a loss. Well, let's win and learn from it, too."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavericks fell to 1-15 in games in which the score was within five points in the final five minutes. Dallas has been outscored by a league-worst 59 points in 54 clutch minutes.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony said the Knicks' tribute video brought on a "bittersweet feeling for me. Coming back here, knowing the goals that I had and what I wanted to accomplish here and falling short in that category."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs head coach Ty Lue earned his 100th career win in Saturday's victory over the Utah Jazz. "I didn't know until after the game, but nothing gets by a number of these guys on the team," Cavs big man Kevin Love said. "That's awesome. It's one of those things he's not going to say much about, but we're very happy for him. We appreciate things like that, especially when it's our leader and our coach. It just makes it fun, it makes it satisfying."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony said he expected the boos tonight. "They can't cheer for me. I'm on another team."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony says he wasn't expecting the pregame montage. He was waiting for his name to be called, and then looked up and saw the video. Was touched by it as this final game of what he called an "emotional road trip" began.

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Rockets get their 13th straight win. They defeat the Bucks 114-111 behind 31 from James Harden, and Chris Paul who scored 23 of his 25 points in the 2nd half, and sealed the game with 6 in the final minute.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Paul remains undefeated with the Rockets, who extended their winning streak to 13 games with a 115-111 victory over the Bucks. Paul is the first player in NBA history to start and win his first 14 games with a new team, according to Elias Sports Bureau. He had 23 of his 25 points in the second half.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked Knicks guard Courtney Lee, one of Carmelo's former teammates when he was in New York, about the crowd's positive reaction to Melo during intros. "Everyone in NYC has love for Melo." But why did Lee think Melo was booed so loudly during the game? "He had on a Thunder jersey," Lee said, smiling. "Nothing personal."

ESPN Stats and Information  

Carmelo Anthony went scoreless at Madison Square Garden in the 2nd half tonight. As a member of the Knicks, he had a total of 4 scoreless halves at MSG in games in which he played, according to Elias Sports Bureau research.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek said Kristaps Porzingis felt some discomfort when he was testing himself before the game. When asked about having Porzingis for Monday's game against Charlotte, Hornacek points out that the discomfort Porzingis felt may not subside by that time.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Was standing next to the Thunder bench when Carmelo Anthony came out the game in the closing seconds. Who was there applauding him, letting him know he was missed in New York? Yankees great Willie Randolph.

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LeBron James recorded his 60th career triple-double tonight, breaking a tie with Larry Bird for 6th-most in NBA history. He's now 19 shy of passing Wilt Chamberlain for 5th.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

It started out like he surely imagined, with Carmelo Anthony drilling a 3 on the Thunder's opening possession, but after scoring 12 points in the first half, he went scoreless in the second, last night's triple-overtime win in Philly likely playing a part in that. The Thunder head back to OKC a game under .500, going 2-1 on their homecoming road trip.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Impressive win for the Knicks on Carmelo Anthony's homecoming: Michael Beasley leads them with 30 points on 11-for-18 shooting and they win with both Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr. our due to injury. The Knicks (16-13) had six players in double figures and have won four straight. Anthony finished with 12 points and did not score in 17 second-half minutes. Worth noting: Thunder played 3 OTs last night.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony gets subbed out with 1.4 seconds to go and is booed as he exits the floor. A few cheers for him there would have been a nice touch, I think.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Ty Lue says Dwyane Wade and Tristan Thompson (rest) will not play tomorrow vs. Wizards.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony hasn't scored in 13 second-half minutes. He's 0-for-4 in the half and 5-for-17 on the night.