Denver drafted Hyland with the 26th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft
Embiid was an All-Star starter each of the past five seasons
Philadelphia pulled out a 126-119 win over Denver
Portland has already offered Grant a four-year extension
Simmons has more personal fouls than made baskets this season
Also, the Knicks remain willing to part with Cam Reddish
Rivers said Curry often benefits from illegal screens: 'You can't touch him'
Porzingis is Washington's second-leading scorer on the season
Beverley also encouraged the team to 'stay swaggy' despite a 25-point halftime deficit
Washington is reportedly entertaining offers for Hachimura
Kerr advocated for a 72-game regular season
It's been a good 40-plus games in Boston, Memphis, Denver and elsewhere to start the 2022-23 NBA season
We're at halftime of the 2022-23 NBA season, so let's check in on the major awards races
Also, the Spurs have a steep asking price for Jakob Poeltl
Ford, who made history on Oct. 12, 1979, became a head coach in the NBA after his playing days
Michael Kaskey-Blomain covers the NBA for CBS Sports. He has covered the league in some capacity since 2009 for a variety of outlets including Philly.com, ESPN 97.3, and 247 Sports. Michael hails from Scranton, Pennsylvania (yes, he is a fan of The Office), and he currently resides in Philadelphia.