NEW YORK (AP) Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has been chosen to replace the injured Rajon Rondo on the Eastern Conference All-Star team.
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce showed up for his pre-practice meeting with reporters carrying a basketball, which he bounced from time to time while answering questions.
CLEVELAND (AP) Kyrie Irving was rewarded for a week he'll have trouble topping.
BOSTON (AP) Rajon Rondo was having his best season for the struggling Boston Celtics.
BOSTON (AP) The Celtics' grip on the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference already was slipping.
Now they'll have to hang on without Rajon Rondo.