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Report: Dirk Nowitzki, Dwyane Wade Named Special Additions to All-Star Game

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Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade have been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as special team roster additions for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina.

In honor of their extraordinary contributions as iconic NBA champions and beloved ambassadors and in recognition of their All-Star careers, Nowitzki and Wade will take the court for the 68th NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 17 at Spectrum Center.

Nowitzki and Wade will be selected in a new third round of the 2019 NBA All-Star Draft, adding a 13th player to each active All-Star Game roster.

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Sources: Suns Prefer Ja Morant to Zion Williamson in Draft

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Even though Zion Williamson appears to be the consensus No. 1 player in the 2019 NBA draft class, the Phoenix Suns are reportedly enamored with a different player.

Per The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie, there is buzz around the NBA that the Suns “prefer to end up with” Murray State star Ja Morant.

Vecenie did note he is “skeptical” the Suns would pass on Williamson at No. 1 because the “financial windfall any team figures to experience by selecting Williamson is real.”

The links with Morant may exist in part because the Suns have been searching for a viable starting point guard since Eric Bledsoe was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in November 2017.

Source: Sam Vecenie of The Athletic via Bleacher Report

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Sources: Lakers Want Second Meetings with Ty Lue, Monty Williams

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Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue and Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka met on Friday for approximately 90 minutes to discuss the franchise’s coaching vacancy, league sources told ESPN.

The conversation was described as relaxed and broad, a prelude to what the Lakers hope will be longer and more detailed discussions with top candidates Lue and Philadelphia 76ers assistant Monty Williams as soon as next week, league sources said.

Pelinka has plans to interview Miami Heat assistant Juwan Howard on Tuesday, league sources said.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski and Dave McMenamin of ESPN

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Sources: Timberwolves to Interview Chauncey Billups for President of Basketball Operations

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Chauncey Billups and the Minnesota Timberwolves will meet in near future to discuss the franchise’s President of Basketball Operations role, league sources tell me and @JonKrawczynski.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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