NBA: Julius Randle stars as New York Knicks win ninth straight game; Dallas Mavericks beat Los Angeles Lakers
Derrick Rose scored 19 points to help the Knicks move into fourth place in the Eastern Conference with 11 games remaining. They are on their longest winning streak since a 13-game run late in the 2012-13 season, when they won the Atlantic Division title in what was their last playoff appearance.
The total positive for the season in the NBA is up to 92, but of those, 48 — or 52 per cent — tested positive in November, before training camps officially opened.
Franchises are fine-tuning their rosters as veterans work on their roles and rookies seek to show they can contribute with the new NBA season less than two weeks away.
Edwards was taken by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the No. 1 pick in an NBA draft delayed multiple times because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NBA stars Jaylen Brown, Karl-Anthony Towns join protests over George Floyd killing; LeBron James, Michael Jordan raise voice on social media
NBA stars like Jaylen Brown and Karl-Anthony Towns joined protests over the killing of George Floyd while LeBron James, Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan raised their voice on social media
Coronavirus pandemic: NBA star Karl-Anthony Towns donates $100,000; Michael Jordan sets up fund for Hornets part-timers
Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic said it expects the money from Towns will help increase capacity for coronavirus from 200 tests per day to more than 1,000 per day in the coming weeks.
Harden unloaded Saturday night, scoring 49 points on a whopping 41 shots from the field to lead Rockets to their seventh straight victory, 125-105 over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
NBA Rundown Week 2: Dwight Howard's second coming, Kevin Durant's reason for leaving Warriors and more
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NBA: James Harden explodes for 59 points in high-scoring thriller; Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns ejected in Sixers' win
James Harden made the winning free throw with two seconds left, capping a 59-point performance as the Houston Rockets outgunned the Washington Wizards 159-158 on Wednesday.
NBA fines Warriors stars Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green $75,000 for public criticism of officials
Golden State Warriors stars Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green were issued fines on Tuesday for comments criticising the integrity of NBA officials during and after a loss at Minnesota.
NBA: Controversy mars Timberwolves' overtime win over Warriors; Kyrie Irving-led Celtics beat playoff rivals Pacers
Karl-Anthony Towns drained a free throw with five-tenths of a second remaining to seal an overtime victory for the Timberwolves over Golden State Warriors.
NBA: Kyrie Irving stars in Celtics' impressive win over injury-riddled Lakers; Timberwolves beat Wizards in overtime
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points as the Boston Celtics overcame LeBron James' 80th career triple-double with a 120-107 victory over the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers
NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns says he is lucky to escape with his life after car crash
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns said that he was lucky to have escaped with his life after the car crash which forced him out of two games.
NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns misses first game in career after sustaining concussion in car crash
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns suffered a possible concussion in a car crash as he was driving to the airport to catch a team flight
NBA: Karl-Anthony Towns' buzzer-beater helps Timberwolves beat Grizzlies in overtime; Jaylen Brown leads Celtics to victory
Karl-Anthony Towns sank a fade-away jump shot at the buzzer to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 99-97 overtime victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
NBA: Derrick Rose nails game-winning three-pointer for Timberwolves; Clippers beat Spurs to snap five-game losing streak
Derrick Rose and Karl-Anthony Towns carried the Timberwolves to victory with a combined 61 points, with Towns scoring 30 points and Rose netting 31, including the game-winning shot.
NBA: DeMar DeRozan puts discontent with trade behind him to power Spurs to narrow victory against Timberwolves
DeMar DeRozan and Jimmy Butler put in good performances as San Antonio Spurs just about edged a victory against Minnesota Timberwolves in the dying embers of the match.
NBA: Wantaway Jimmy Butler likely to start in Minnesota Timberwolves' opener despite publicly criticising teammates
Jimmy Butler has caused relationships in the Minnesota Timberwolves to become strained as the player attempts to force through a move by criticising his teammates.
NBA Playoffs: Rockets oust Timberwolves; LeBron James scores buzzer-beater to give Cavaliers 3-2 lead over Pacers
James Harden scored 24 points as the Houston Rockets booked their spot in the second round of the NBA playoffs by crushing the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-104 in game five.
NBA Playoffs: Pelicans sweep Trail Blazers 4-0 to complete upset; Ben Simmons records triple-double in 76ers' win
Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday combined to post one of the greatest duo performances in NBA history as the New Orleans Pelicans beat Portland 131-123 to sweep the Trail Blazers from the playoffs.