After it was clear there was no traction in talks with the Nets, Harden expressed to the Rockets that he would be agreeable if a trade with the 76ers materialized, sources said. Harden also indicated that other teams could fit his criteria for a preferred destination, a source said.Minnesota Timberwolves Face Masks

Just a couple of weeks after signing a five-year max extension that could earn him close to $200 million if he hits certain escalators, Adebayo surprised his mom with a memorable gift on her 56th birthday.Dallas Mavericks Face Masks

“I felt like I had to be there being in the city that I’m from,” said Russell, 24. “I was nervous. It was kind of out of character to do that. I’m not the type of guy to do that. But I had to. I kept making eye contact with a lot of people and I kept seeing the pain out of those people’s eyes, too, with what they have been dealing with. What came to my mind was just everybody is different in some way, shape or form.

Free-agent guard Jeremy Lin did not sign a deal to play with the Golden State Warriors' G League team after he couldn't get cleared by the Chinese Basketball Association on Saturday night.

Instead, the Warriors signed guard Eli Pemberton and waived him shortly afterward. They're expected to send Pemberton to the G League Santa Cruz Warriors since they still have his rights.

While Beal missed all seven of his 3-point attempts, he scored 15 points and hit seven field goals. Beal averaged 30.5 points last season but drew the majority of the opposing defense's attention as the Wizards' lone star.

"Our job is to make the game easier for him," Westbrook said. "Find a way to constantly feed him the ball so he can score at a high rate. He has shown he is able to do that. He is going to be great. I am not worried about Brad one bit."

With the win, the Jets snapped a franchise-record 13-game losing streak.Memphis Grizzlies Face Masks

Floyd’s death sparked protests worldwide. It also brought more attention to the tragedy of Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman shot to death by police in her home on March 13 during a raid turned wrong.San Antonio Spurs Face Masks