If Zach LaVine remains in Chicago, he will be eligible for a five-year, 210 million dollar pact no matter what.
Goran Dragic started the season with the Toronto Raptors after being dealt away from his longtime home of Miami in the Kyle Lowry deal.
Ja Morant quickly allowed us all to forget about Saturday night's disappointment with his two highlight dunks in the first half.
Ahead of his third straight All-Star appearance later this month, Tatum put on a show with 38 points and 10 rebounds.
There is some truth to those frustrations. James Harden, Irving and Durant have played just 16 games together.
Karl-Anthony Towns added 24 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, but the Timberwolves' reserves outscored Denver's 48-17.
Warriors were without Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins on the second night of a back-to-back.
On Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets, Wiggins offered another example of his worthiness for inclusion in the All-star team.
Curry scored 29 points, Thompson added 23 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-115.
The defending NBA champions are now aware that the Cleveland Cavaliers are a real threat.