The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.
CLEVELAND (AP) Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He'll get it playing with LeBron James.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Paul George beat the odds to become an NBA star. He'll have to do it all over again to play next season.
CHICAGO (AP) DeMarcus Cousins had a big bag of ice on his right knee while he watched the end of practice Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Pacers expect Paul George to make a full recovery from the compound fracture in his right leg. They're just not expecting that to happen this season.