News archive: March 2017
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Portland center Jusuf Nurkic has a non-displaced right leg fibular fracture and will be sidelined for two weeks, at which time he will be reevaluated.
Lakers' Ivica Zubac suffered a high ankle sprain in his right ankle. He will be out for the remainder of the season and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris has been fined $25,000 over an altercation with an official that led to his ejection in a game against New Orleans.
The Indiana Pacers have signed Lance Stephenson to a contract. Stephenson was drafted by the Pacers in the 2010 NBA Draft and played 4 seasons with them.
Russell Westbrook had 57 points - the most in a triple-double in NBA history - 13 rebounds and 11 assists as he recorded his 38th triple-double of the season.
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has passed Shaquille O'Neal for seventh place on the NBA's career scoring list.
The Indiana Pacers have requested waivers on 6-5 guard Rodney Stuckey. Stuckey appeared in 39 games off the bench for Indiana this season averaging 7.2 points.
The New Orleans Pelicans have signed guard Quinn Cook to a second 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Dallas Mavericks have signed rookie forward Jarrod Uthoff to a multi-year contract. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Phoenix Suns have signed forward Jarell Eddie to a second 10-day contract. Eddie initially signed with the Suns on March 19.
The Washington Wizards had just celebrated clinching the Southeast Division for the franchise's first division title in 38 years.
Rodney Stuckey has a left patellar tendon strain and is expected to miss 4 to 6 weeks. Al Jefferson will miss at least 2 weeks with a sprained left ankle.
Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan and Rockets’ James Harden were named NBA Players of the Week for games played March 20 through March 26.
Rockets forward Ryan Anderson is expected to miss 2 weeks with a sprained right ankle, but the Rockets were relieved the injury was not more serious.
Given the small sample of games remaining and a full slate of summer preparation ahead, Sacramento Kings guard Malachi Richardson will not return this season.