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The news shook the NBA on Tuesday night: Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, the former NBA MVP who since has been afflicted by multiple injuries, once again needs surgery -- once again for a torn meniscus in his right knee.

Rose is liked throughout the league, meaning fellow players were quick to send their well wishes:

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Richard Jefferson, a 34-year-old forward for the Dallas Mavericks, looked like 2002-era R.J. on this amazing dunk over the Charlotte Hornets' (much younger) Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Sunday. The only problem? It was called a foul.

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LeBron James is too old for the dunk contest? The King said it, but Marcellus Wiley is crying foul.

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Before and after their game Monday, the Atlanta Hawks and Minnesota Timberwolves traded barbs on Twitter via Spotify playlists.

Naturally, this started a trend, as LeBron James and Dwyane Wade made their own playlists for each other before the Miami Heat visited the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. And although these* were shared privately, our sources within the NBA leaked them to us.

Here they are:

*Note: Playlists might not be real.

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