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NBA Replay Center to open with first game of 2014-15 season

The National Basketball Association announced Thursday that the league will open a new, state-of-the-art NBA Replay Center beginning with the first game of the 2014-15 NBA regular season. The NBA Replay Center will enhance the performance...Show More Summary

New 10-story LeBron banner to be unveiled before opener

Once again, a colossal image of LeBron James will loom over downtown.

Suns Draft pick Warren has break in thumb

Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren has sustained a small crack in a bone in his left thumb. He will be treated with a splint and rest. There is no timetable for his return.

Thunder exercise options on Adams, Roberson, Jones and Lamb

The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised its third-year options on center Steven Adams and forward Andre Roberson in addition to its fourth-year options on forward Perry Jones and guard Jeremy Lamb, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.

Bobby Phills' jersey heading back to Charlotte

Bobby Phills' retired No. 13 jersey is heading back to Charlotte.

Jazz waive Jack Cooley, Dahntay Jones

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived forward Jack Cooley and guard Dahntay Jones. Following the moves, Utah's roster now stands at 15 players.

Clippers coach: Griffin police case no distraction

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he trusts player Blake Griffin, and a police investigation of a man's complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub shouldn't distract the team.

Wizards exercise contract options on Beal, Porter

The Washington Wizards have exercised their fourth-year contract option on guard Bradley Beal and their third-year option on forward Otto Porter.

Trial date set for Sterling mistress case

A judge has set a March trial date in the lawsuit by Donald Sterling's estranged wife against his mistress.

Pistons' Meek sidelined eight weeks with back injury

Detroit Pistons guard Jodie Meeks is expected to miss about eight weeks because of a stress reaction of his lower back.

Raptors pick up options for Valanciunas, Ross

The Toronto Raptors have picked up the fourth-year team options on Jonas Valanciunas and Terrence Ross, guaranteeing their contracts through the 2015-16 season.

James to skip Cavs' preseason game against Bucks

LeBron James will not play in the Cavaliers' exhibition game against Milwaukee.

NBA to test out 44-minute game in preseason

The National Basketball Association announced today that it will play a 44-minute game during the 2014 NBA preseason when the Brooklyn Nets host the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center on Oct. 19 (3 p.m. ET, NBA TV). The league is utilizing the preseason contest to examine the flow of a shorter game as compared to the standard 48-minute game.

Gasol plans to attack more on offense

It's one thing to be an unselfish teammate. But it's possible to be unselfish to a fault.

Davis hopes his on-court growth rubs off on Pelicans

Sometimes it's a clearly-marked line on the kitchen wall with a pencil. Or maybe it's a pair of jeans that look like they'd be a good choice to wear in a flood, because they no longer get down to cover your ankles.

New additions have Nowitzki, Mavericks thinking big

Dirk Nowitzki doesn't need a train whistle or a set of flashing red lights to know he's coming to the end of the line.

For Trail Blazers to take next step, defense must improve

The Trail Blazers stunned the league out of the gates last season, then endured some slippage and some injuries to win 54 games, 21 more than the previous season for the biggest single-season turnaround in franchise history.

Reigning Finals MVP Leonard poised to elevate to elite status

After his team won the NBA championship in 2011, Mavs owner Mark Cuban admitted to the world that he took the Larry O'Brien Trophy to bed.

Harden hopes to bring gold medal mindset to Houston

When James Harden had his first experience with Team USA, he was not unlike many of the other tourists at the 2012 Olympics in London. It was about soaking in the sights and the sounds, getting a feel for the international atmosphere and a sense of where he was.

Questions remain for squad filled with young talent

The best part about taking over a team like the Utah Jazz if you're new coach Quin Snyder is that there's really no place to go but up. The franchise bottomed out last year, finishing last in the Western Conference with 25 wins.

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