DALLAS (AP) -- Kobe Bryant is sitting out his third straight game to rest his sore body, missing the Lakers' game Friday night at Dallas.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is not playing against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night because of the lingering effects of a left hamstring strain.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao has had surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season and altered Cleveland's title hopes.TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
BOSTON (AP) -- Only later could Brooklyn coach Lionel Hollins crack a smile.KEN POWTAK (Associated Press)
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for his flagrant foul against John Wall in a Christmas game.