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Net's guard Kyrie Irving fined $50,000 for violating health protocols

(Sarah Stier/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN) Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $50,000 for violating the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols. Irving violated the rule prohibiting players from attending indoor social gatherings of 15 or more people or entering bars, lounges, clubs or similar establishments. Irving was seen on video celebrating his father and sister’s birthday last weekend.

James Harden reportedly traded to the Brooklyn Nets

(Cato Cataldo/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) The Houston Rockets completed a trade with the Brooklyn Nets to acquire James Harden, bringing his nine-year tenure in Houston to an end, according to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne.

Four more NBA players test positive for COVID-19

(Steph Chambers / Getty Images) Four more NBA players have tested positive for COVID-19 in the league's most recent round of coronavirus testing, according to NBC Sports. Chandler Hutchinson and Tomas Satoransky of the Chicago Bulls both tested positive, along with two other unnamed players.

Markelle Fultz will miss rest of season

(Alex Menendez / Getty Images) (ORLANDO) Orlando Magic point guard Markelle Fultz will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL suffered during Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to an update from the team.

Milwaukee Bucks release statement on use of force by police

(Jonathan Daniel / Allsport) (MILWAUKEE) The Milwaukee Bucks released a statement on Twitter Tuesday following the decision by Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley to not charge the white police officer who shot Jacob Blake in August, resulting in his paralysis from the waist down.

NBA Hall of Famer Paul Westphal dies at 70

(Omar Rawlings/Getty Images) NBA Hall of Famer Paul Westphal died at the age of 70 Saturday. Westphal had been diagnosed with brain cancer in August 2020. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball of Fame in September 2019.