On SportsNite, Chris Williamson and John Jastremski break down what the Brooklyn Nets are getting out of Blake Griffin, warning fans they shouldn't expect the dunking machine of the past. Also discussed is whether or not the Dunk Contest will end up being the motivation Knicks rookie Obi Toppin needs to step up his game in the second half of the season.
The Nets have officially announced the signing of Blake Griffin, with terms of the deal not disclosed.
The NBA's mini-bubble in Atlanta for the All-Star Game apparently worked. No players, coaches or game officials tested positive for COVID-19 while in Atlanta, the NBA said Monday after the final tests were processed and results were returned to the league and the teams involved. A barber both saw before going to Atlanta tested positive, and that meant Embiid and Simmons were potentially exposed to the virus.