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Hot NBA News Stories: Zion Williamson looked great in his limited-minutes NBA debut Wednesday... Mavericks center Dwight Powell out for season / Updated January 23, 2020

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Kings and Blazers complete Trevor Ariza, Kent Bazemore trade
Injury update on Hawks forward Jabari Parker
Kemba Walker has finally beaten a LeBron James NBA team
Norman Powell having excellent season for Raptors
Heat edge Kings in overtime battle
Jimmy Butler will miss Heat vs Kings game with sore hip
Cavs sign Tyler Cook to second 10-day contract
Injuries to Chandler Parsons from car accident sound worse than previously thought
Utah Jazz sign Royce O’Neale to contract extension
Zion Williamson to make NBA debut this week
Kings and Blazers trade will be official soon
NBA Power Rankings: This won't shock you, but we have the Bucks and Lakers up top
Bulls guard Zach LaVine scoring big in January games
Atlanta Hawks win in San Antonio for first time since 1997
Wizards guard Jordan McRae sprains ankle
Wizards rack up mountain of turnovers in loss to Raptors

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