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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dead at 86
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.
Cavs' Irving to have shoulder exam, doubtful for Friday
Kyrie Irving will have an MRI on his left shoulder Friday and the Cleveland Cavaliers say the All-Star guard is doubtful for their game at Indiana.
Irving injures shoulder in win over Warriors
Cavaliers Guard Kyrie Irving experienced a left shoulder injury during Thursday's game against the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. He will not travel with the team to Indianapolis and will receive additional examination, including an MRI, at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Friday morning. He is listed as Doubtful for the Cavaliers game against the Pacers Friday night and his status will be updated as appropriate.
Former NBA, NCAA champ Richard Hamilton retires
Richard Hamilton has retired from basketball.
Rose to have surgery on torn meniscus Friday morning
The Chicago Bulls are optimistic Derrick Rose will suit up again this season and that surgery Friday on his right knee won't sideline him the rest of the way.
Cole helping keep Pelicans afloat in West playoff chase
After all the winning he experienced in Miami, Norris Cole likes to think he can be a steadying force on a young team like the New Orleans Pelicans.
Kings' Cousins doubtful Friday vs. Spurs
The Sacramento Kings say center DeMarcus Cousins is doubtful to play against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night because of a sprained left ankle and bruised left hip.
Pacers' George goes through first full practice
Paul George put himself on the clock Thursday.
Roberts, NBA writers open discussion over locker room access
A spokesman for Michele Roberts says the executive director of the NBA Players Association looks forward to further discussing her comments about reporters in the locker room with members of the Professional Basketball Writers Association.
Rose to undergo knee surgery on Friday
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is scheduled to have a meniscectomy Friday morning to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee. Head team physician Dr. Brian Cole will perform the surgery. A timetable for Rose's return will be determined after tomorrow's procedure.