BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their 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.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls guard Derrick Rose will miss Thursday night's game against the New York Knicks because of an illness.
HOUSTON (AP) -- New Orleans guard Tyreke Evans will miss the Pelicans' game Thursday night at Houston because of a bruised right knee.
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.