Matt Barnes Returns to Practice & The Top NBA News

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Los Angeles Lakers’ forward Matt Barnes returned to practice after missing six weeks due to a right knee injury; he shot free throws and did some non-physical drills. Barnes is excepted to participate in three more practices before he makes his return to games.

Matt Barnes returned to practice:

The Latest on the Lakers

Kobe Bryant is confident in his team’s chances of winning another championship. [Slam Magazine]

The Latest on the NBA

Carmelo Anthony has officially been traded to the New York Knicks in a three-team exchange . [ David Aldridge]

DeMar DeRozan criticized the NBA Slam Dunk Contest for the overuse of props. []

The 2011 All-Star Game in Los Angeles, Calif. was the most viewed all-star game since 2003 . []

NBA Game Schedule for February 22nd, 2011

Toronto Raptors (15-41) at Charlotte Bobcats (24-32) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Indiana Pacers (24-30) at Washington Wizards (15-39) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets (26-31) at Detroit Pistons (21-36) – 7:30 P.M. EST/ 4:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Sacramento Kings (13-40) at Miami Heat (41-15) – 7:30 P.M. EST/ 4:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Minnesota Timberwolves (13-43) at Milwaukee Bucks (21-34) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Clippers (21-35) at Oklahoma City Thunder (35-19) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Memphis Grizzlies (31-26) at Denver Nuggets (32-25) – 9:00 P.M. EST/ 6:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Boston Celtics (40-14) at Golden State Warriors (26-29) – 10:30 P.M. EST/ 7:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Atlanta Hawks (34-21) at Los Angeles Lakers (38-19) – NBA TV- 10:30 P.M. EST/ 7:30 P.M. EST-

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