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February 16, 2015 Updates

Shams Charania: NYK, Thanasis Antetokounmpo discussed future recently, vision still consistent w/ plan to sign him for '15-16, league sources tell RealGM. All along, Knicks' strong interest in Thanasis Antetokounmpo had clear plan for deal in 2015 summer. Last week's meeting reinforced belief. Twitter @ShamsCharania

Nevertheless, it's a nice opportunity, not only for the deserving players to get recongized, but also for casual NBA fans to get a closer look and learn more about the game's up and coming talents. Hosting the game at the Barclays Center, an actual big league arena, was a big win for the league and the culture it's looking to promote. NBA vet Andre Emmett won M.V.P. honors following the contest. Ridiculous Upside

On Sunday, Wilkins assumed his familiar role as D-League elder statesman and was unwilling to cede the stage. He cluttered the box score by launching 15 shots in 21 minutes and scored 13 points in the Futures’ 129-94 victory over the Prospects. “When they approached me about this, there was no doubt I was coming,” Wilkins said. “It’s a testament to what I’ve been doing in the D-League this season. I wanted to come here to represent myself, my family, my team — and try to put on a good show.” New York Times

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As Alec Brown enters Phoenix’s D-League affiliate, the Suns are expected to discuss an NBA deal with their 2014 second-round draft pick to join the 2015-16 roster, a league source told RealGM. Brown, a rare sharpshooter at 7-foot-1, has been rehabilitating the dislocated left shoulder that he suffered in last July’s Las Vegas summer league. He appeared in five games for the Suns’ summer league entry. The Suns have remained high on Brown, monitoring his progress and entrance into the Bakersfield Jam of the D-League. He’ll join Bakersfield’s roster next week. RealGM

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