Corey Brewer started the second half on Thursday for the injured Danilo Gallinari (knee), finishing with 23 points, two boards, two steals, one block and two 3-pointers in 35 minutes against the Mavericks.
Nerlens Noel blocked five shots in 25 minutes vs. the Nets on Wednesday, adding 14 points, nine boards, one assist, one steal and one turnover on 4-of-8 from the field.
LeBron James left the meeting with president Pat Riley without committing to a deal with the Heat, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Kobe Bryant said on Wednesday that he wants Byron Scott to coach the Lakers.
Restricted free agent Chandler Parsons and the Mavericks have reached agreement on three-year offer sheet worth in excess of $45 million, according to ESPN.com.
The Cavaliers are pursuing a Kevin Love trade with the Wolves, contingent on the signing of LeBron James, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Spurs announced on Wednesday that head coach Gregg Popovich has agreed to a multi-year contract extension.
The Knicks "have not yet been apprised" that Carmelo Anthony has decided to re-sign with them, according to CBS Sports.
Carmelo Anthony will re-sign with the Knicks "barring a last minute change of heart," according to the NY Daily News.
There has been "communication flowing" between Chris Bosh's camp and the Rockets on Wednesday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
By trading Jarrett Jack, Tyler Zeller and Sergey Karasev on Wednesday, the Cavaliers cleared enough cap space to offer LeBron James a max contract.
The Celtics traded for Nets guard Marcus Thornton on Wednesday, and they'll also get Cavaliers C Tyler Zeller and a first-round pick in the bargain.