NBA.com Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue does not coach second half vs. Chicago Bulls due to illness 2018-03-18T00:24:11.000000000-04:00 Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue spent the second half of the Cavs-Bulls game in the locker room with an undisclosed illness, another hit for an already short-handed team. Houston Rockets' Chris Paul becomes 12th player in NBA history with 2,000 steals 2018-03-17T21:11:41.000000000-04:00 With a steal off Nikola Mirotic tonight against the Pelicans, Chris Paul became the 12th player in NBA history to reach the 2,000-steal plateau. Bulls' Lauri Markkanen, Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn sitting out against Cavaliers 2018-03-17T19:54:21.000000000-04:00 CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls are holding injured core players Lauri Markkanen, Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn out of Saturday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Former NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis arrested on drug charges 2018-03-17T17:28:33.000000000-04:00 ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) -- Police say former NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges. Phoenix Suns' Marquese Chriss, Jared Dudley fined $25,000 for roles in incident 2018-03-17T14:56:55.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK – Phoenix Suns forwards Marquese Chriss and Jared Dudley have each been fined for their roles in an on-court incident with 6:55 remaining in the third quarter of the Utah Jazz's 116-88 win over the Suns on March 15 at Vivint Smart Arena, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executi... Utah Jazz sign David Stockton to 10-day contract 2018-03-17T13:08:06.000000000-04:00 SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard David Stockton to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant out at least two weeks with rib injury 2018-03-17T01:37:39.000000000-04:00 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Durant will miss at least two weeks with a fractured rib on his right side, joining fellow All-Stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on the injury list for the defending champion Golden State Warriors. Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart has thumb surgery, expected to return in 6-8 weeks 2018-03-16T17:19:53.000000000-04:00 BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics announced today that guard Marcus Smart underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb. Smart is expected to return to basketball activities in 6 to 8 weeks. LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers fined for criticizing officiating 2018-03-16T16:21:30.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers has been fined $15,000 for public criticism of the officiating, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. Dunk HQ: Countdown of the best slams of 2017-18 2018-03-16T15:01:43.000000000-04:00 (March 16) -- It's 2018, right? We didn't slip back into 2008 for one night in Portland, did we?