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3:00pm: The regular season is underway, but a few offseason matters remain. Monday is the deadline for rookie scale extensions, and while major names like Harrison Barnes and Andre Drummond have stopped extension talks, several players are still eligible. No deadline looms over the Mavericks and Rick Carlisle as they reportedly move close to an extension of their own. We can talk about extensions, signings, rosters and more in this week’s chat.