They're not going to L.A. to play, but that doesn't mean they're not important or don't have game.
Add Hall-of-Famer Magic Johnson, former NBA All-Star Steve Smith and current Boston Celtics standout Paul Pierce to the list of players that have agreed to play in the "Obama Classic Basketball Game." Take Dwight Howard off that same list.
The start of the World All-Star Classic exhibition tour featuring NBA star players has been has been postponed.
NBA owners' proposal includes a provision that would require any pre-existing deals to be revised to conform to the new deal's limits, sources say.