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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Daily Dunks: 2/2-2/8

                                                  (Credit: Andy Melton. Click here for source) 

Here is the Daily Dunks page for February 2, 2015 through February 8, 2015. This page will be updated throughout the week with key news and scores from each day until the new Daily Dunks page is created for next week.

Monday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has an orbital bone fracture to his left eye and a nasal fracture. He'll miss at least a couple more games (Click here for details).

#2. The Clippers signed guard Dahntay Jones for the rest of the season (Click here for details).

#3. The Hawks' 19 game winning streak ended.

#4. Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving and Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph won Player of the Week honors (Click here for details).

#5. Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer and Warriors head coach Steve Kerr earned Coach of the Month honors (Click here for details).

#6. Kyrie Irving is joining the three-point contest (Click here for details).

#7. NBA commissioner Adam Silver is interested in expanding the All-Star rosters (Click here for details).

#8. Nets point guard Deron Williams returned on Monday. He played 29 minutes, scored 15 points, and dished out 3 assists. Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio also returned on Monday. He played 21 minutes, scored 10 points, and dished out 4 assists.

#9. The Warriors signed forward James Michael McAdoo to a second 10-day contract (Click here for details).

#10. The Celtics signed guard Andre Dawkins to a second 10-day contract (Click here for details).

Monday's NBA Final Scores: 

Mavericks 100 Timberwolves 94. Grizzlies 102 Suns 101. Cavaliers 97 76ers 84. Hornets 92 Wizards 88. Nets 102 Clippers 100. Bucks 82 Raptors 75. Pelicans 115 Hawks 100. Thunder 104 Magic 97.

Tuesday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. Lakers forward Jordan Hill is out two weeks (Click here for details).

#2. The Pelicans decided to not sign point guard Nate Wolters for the rest of the season (Click here for details).

#3. The Thunder signed forward Nick Collison to a two-year $7.5M extension (Click here for details).

#4. The Hornets signed shooting guard Eliot Williams to a 10-day contract and waived point guard Jannero Pargo (Click here for details).

#5. Pacers small forward Paul George may return this season (Click here for details).

#6. Clippers shooting guard J.J. Redick is out indefinitely with back spasms (Click here for details).

#7. 76ers point guard Tony Wroten underwent successful surgery on his ACL (Click here for details).

#8. The Nuggets are trying to sign Joffrey Lauvergne (Click here for details).

#9. Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez returned. He had 11 points and 6 rebounds.

#10. Pistons point guard D.J. Augustin had 25 points and 13 assists.

Tuesday's NBA Final Scores: 

Trail Blazers 103 Jazz 102. Warriors 121 Kings 96. 76ers 105 Nuggets 98. Pistons 108 Heat 91. Celtics 108 Knicks 97.

Wednesday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. The 76ers signed guard Tim Frazier to a 10-day contract (Click here for details).

#2. Rockets center Dwight Howard has undergone a marrow injection in his knee. He'll be re-evaluated in four weeks (Click here for details).

#3. Warriors point guard Stephen Curry dropped 51 points on the Mavericks and made 10 threes.

#4. The Pelicans signed guard Toney Douglas to a 10-day contract (Click here for details).

#5. Wizards small forward Paul Pierce moved into 15th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

#6. Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (toe) did not play (Click here for details).

#7. Spurs shooting guard Marco Belinelli returned.

#8. Russell Westbrook is getting his own Jordan Brand shoe (Click here for details).

#9. Andrew Wiggins (Timberwolves) and Elfrid Payton (Magic) win rookie of the month honors for January.

#10. The NBA Players of the Month for January: James Harden (Rockets) and the Atlanta Hawks' starting five.

Wednesday's NBA Final Scores: 

Timberwolves 102 Heat 101. Grizzlies 100 Jazz 90. Warriors 128 Mavericks 114. Pacers 114 Pistons 109. Hawks 105 Wizards 96. Celtics 104 Nuggets 100. Nets 109 Raptors 93. Thunder 102 Pelicans 91. Rockets 101 Bulls 90. Bucks 113 Lakers 105 (OT). Spurs 110 Magic 103.

Thursday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. Lakers power forward Ed Davis plans to opt-out of his contract after the season and become a free agent. However, he reportedly wants to stay with the Lakers (Click here for details).

#2. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is seriously considering switching the NBA Playoffs format to a Top 16 format (Click here for details).

#3. The Magic fired their head coach Jacque Vaughn (Click here for details).

#4. Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal injured his toe (Click here for details).

#5. Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan was fined $15K for his flagrant-two foul on Nets forward Bojan Bogadanovic (Click here for details).

#6. Scott Skiles is a serious replacement for Jacque Vaughn in Orlando (Click here for details).

#7.Ray Allen plans to decide on his future after the All-Star Break (Click here for details).

#8. The Knicks are working on a buyout with Andrea Bargnani (Click here for details).

#9. The Knicks may also buy out Amar'e Stoudemire's contract (Click here for details).

#10. The Cavaliers have now won 12 straight games and are 3rd overall in the Eastern Conference with a 31-20 record.

Thursday's NBA Final Scores: 

Hornets 94 Wizards 87. Cavaliers 105 Clippers 94. Mavericks 101 Kings 78. Trail Blazers 108 Suns 87.

Friday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. The Spurs plan to re-sign Reggie Williams to a second 10-day contract (Click here for details).

#2. The Lakers want to trade Jeremy Lin (Click here for details).

#3. The Kings could make a coaching change during the All-Star break (Click here for details).

#4. Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo may need surgery (Click here for details).

#5. Chris Paul has responded to his comments made about a female referee (Click here for details).

#6. The Knicks have sent rookie Cleanthony Early back to the D-League (Click here for details).

#7. The Timberwolves signed guard Lorenzo Brown to a second 10-day contract (Click here for details).

#8. George Karl would like to coach the Magic (Click here for details).

#9. Kings guard Darren Collison is day-to-day with a hip flexor strain (Click here for details).

#10. Kevin Durant has some words for those who question his All-Star status (Click here for details).

Friday's NBA Final Scores: 

Hawks 124 Warriors 116. Timberwolves 90 Grizzlies 89. Suns 100 Jazz 93. Pacers 103 Cavaliers 99. Nets 92 Knicks 88. Magic 103 Lakers 97 (OT). Raptors 123 Clippers 107. Celtics 107 76ers 96. Pistons 98 Nuggets 88. Rockets 117 Bucks 111. Pelicans 116 Thunder 113. Spurs 98 Heat 85.

Saturday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. The Jazz released small forward Chris Johnson (Click here for details).

#2. The Nuggets want to trade shooting guard Arron Afflalo for a 1st round pick (Click here for details).

#3. The Knicks recalled Cleanthony Early from the D-League (Click here for details).

#4. Clippers point guard Chris Paul has been fined $25K for his comments about an official (Click here for details).

#5. The Bucks signed point guard Jorge Gutierrez to a second 10-day contract (Click here for details).

#6. Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis injured his shoulder and is questionable for Monday (Click here for details).

#7. The Mavericks are interested in Amar'e Stoudemire if the Knicks buyout his contract (Click here for details).

#8. Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward had 30 points against the Kings.

#9. 76ers forward Robert Covington had 22 points and 8 rebounds.

#10. Bucks point guard Brandon Knight had 26 points, 4 rebounds, and 5 assists.

Saturday's NBA Final Scores: 

Warriors 106 Knicks 92. Jazz 102 Kings 90. Bulls 107 Pelicans 72. Wizards 114 Nets 77. 76ers 89 Hornets 81. Mavericks 111 Trail Blazers 101 (OT). Bucks 96 Celtics 93.

Sunday's Daily Dunks: 

#1. Clippers power forward Blake Griffin has a staph infection in his right elbow that will require surgery. He is out for approximately one month (Click here for details).

#2. Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will replace Blake Griffin in the All-Star game (Click here for details).

#3. Here is an update on George Karl and the Kings. Kings GM Pete D'Alessandro wants him, but others in the organization are unsure (Click here for details).

#4. Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (hamstring) will miss at least the next two games (Click here for details).

#5. The Heat signed shooting guard Tyler Johnson for the rest of the season (Click here for details).

#6. Clippers shooting guard J.J. Redick (back) should return this week and in time for the three-point contest (Click here for details).

#7. Dwight Howard update: He is out 6-8 weeks. There is no structural damage to his right knee (Click here for details).

#8. The Spurs signed forward Reggie Williams to a second 10-day contract (Click here for details).

#9. Legendary coach Dean Smith passed away (Click here for details).

#10. Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had 29 points.

Sunday's NBA Final Scores: 

Timberwolves 112 Pistons 101. Grizzlies 94 Hawks 88. Thunder 131 Clippers 108. Cavaliers 120 Lakers 105. Bulls 98 Magic 97. Pacers 103 Hornets 102. Trail Blazers 109 Rockets 98. Raptors 87 Spurs 82. Kings 85 Suns 83.

---Ben Parker: follow me on twitter @nba_lord for NBA news 

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