Jazz deal Dante Exum and picks to Cavaliers for Jordan Clarkson Exum has two years and $19.2 million left on his contract, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, has struggled to stay healthy during his career but has shown glimpses of his elevated draft stock. The Jazz are hoping Clarkson can deliver a boost to their bench scoring.Clarkson arrives with a $13.4 million expiring contract.
Lakers' LeBron James maintains lead in fans' vote for All-Stars This is the final time before the final results are announced that the league will release the vote totals. Voting will close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday night, with the All-Star starters, including the two team captains -- the starter to receive the most fan votes from each conference -- being announced on Jan. 23 on TNT.
Hawks acquire Jeff Teague, Treveon Graham from Timberwolves for Allen Crabbe The Hawks have been scouring the marketplace for a backup point guard to ease the burden of Trae Young. The Hawks have an offensive rating of 108.2 with Young on the floor, and 90.7 off it. Teague and Crabbe are on expiring contracts. Teague, 31, played the first seven years of his career with Atlanta. .