NBA commissioner Adam Silver said fans should think of the upcoming All-Star Weekend in Atlanta as a "television-only event," and once again discouraged fans from traveling to the game, which is being played without fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter, who underwent right knee surgery on Feb. 8, has been cleared to do unrestricted weight room work and progressive on-court drills. His condition will be reviewed again March 19.
The NBA has fined Utah's Donovan Mitchell $25,000 for his rant against the officiating and for "recklessly" knocking over a water cooler after Wednesday's loss vs. Philadelphia. Teammate Rudy Gobert was fined $20,000.