BOSTON (AP) -- The Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of Boston's last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.JIMMY GOLEN (AP Sports Writer)
CHICAGO (AP) -- New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony sat out Thursday night against the Chicago Bulls because of a sore left knee.
HOUSTON (AP) -- New Orleans guard Tyreke Evans will miss the Pelicans' game Thursday night at Houston because of a bruised right knee.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is sitting out Thursday night's game against the New York Knicks because of an illness.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Milwaukee center Larry Sanders was suspended for one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for pushing Portland forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket.