The NBA champion Miami Heat will play two preseason games against the Los Angeles Clippers in China this fall.
The teams will meet Oct. 11 at MasterCard Center in Beijing and Oct. 14 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai.
It's the first time the reigning NBA champions will play in the NBA China Games, which will mark their sixth edition.
Around the league
Hawks • The active Atlanta Hawks improved their long-distance shooting Monday, acquiring small forward Kyle Korver from the Chicago Bulls for a trade exception and cash.
The 6-foot-7 Korver averaged 8.1 points for the Bulls in 65 games last season, including seven starts. He ranked 10th in the NBA by making 43.5 percent of his 3-point attempts.
Warriors • Latvia's state prosecutor has opened a criminal case against Golden State Warriors center Andris Biedrins for alleged income tax evasion.
Aiga Senberga, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office, says Biedrins and two others are suspects. She declined to identify the other two.
Senberga said that if Biedrins is found guilty he could face a fine of $70,000 or a maximum five-year prison sentence. She did not say how much Biedrins allegedly owes in taxes.
Knicks • The Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers have completed a sign-and-trade deal that sends Raymond Felton back to New York as a potential replacement for Jeremy Lin.
Kurt Thomas, also a former Knick, also returns to New York in Monday's deal. The Knicks signed and traded forward Jared Jeffries, along with center Dan Gadzuric, the draft rights to Kostas Papanikolaou and Giorgos Printezis, and a protected future second-round pick to Portland.
Nets • Brooklyn has signed veteran swingman Jerry Stackhouse.
General manager Billy King did not announce terms of the deal in releasing the acquisition Monday.
Stackhouse appeared in 30 games with the Hawks last season, averaging 3.6 points and 9.1 minutes.
Clippers •Blake Griffin will undergo arthroscopic surgery on Monday to repair the medial meniscus tear of his left knee that he suffered during practice with the U.S. national team in Las Vegas.