Dwight Howard got off to a blazing start, went off in the first quarter, and kept it going in the second quarter, but cooled off and got into foul trouble after the break, finishing with 32 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks in Wednesday's Game 2 loss to the Blazers.
The Heat signed G/F Shannon Brown on a one-year, $1.3 million deal.
Doc Rivers and the Clippers have agreed to a contract which will keep Rivers in L.A. through the end of the 2019 season.
Dion Waiters has been studying video of Dwyane Wade to learn how he adapted to playing alongside LeBron James.
Michael Carter-Williams (shoulder surgery) has not yet been cleared for five-on-five workouts with contact, according to 76ers GM Sam Hinkie.
Carlos Delfino's surgically-repaired foot is not healing properly, and the Clippers may waive him via the "stretch provision."
The Clippers have agreed to trade Jared Dudley and a future first-round pick to the Bucks, in exchange for Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica.
The Cavaliers are still trying to acquire Timofey Mozgov, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.
Ryan Anderson said in a recent interview that his "recovery's been really smooth," and he expects to be 100 percent healthy by the start of training camp.
The Rockets are trying to acquire Ramon Sessions in a sign-and-trade with the Bucks.
Isaiah Thomas (left wrist) said the first day of rehab was going great.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski could alternate Kyrie Irving and Derrick Rose as his starting point guards for the FIBA World Cup.