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Fantasy Draft Kit: Sleepers

The 2014-15 NBA season is right around the corner, which means it's time to start preparing for your Yahoo! NBA Fantasy draft!

Brazil hopes NBA will help boost local basketball

Speaking to a sellout crowd in a Rio de Janeiro arena, Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao said it loud and clear that it was a special day for Brazilian basketball.

Fantasy Impact: Durant fractures foot

Reigning MVP Kevin Durant will require surgery on a fracture in his right foot and miss significant time to begin the 2014-15 season, the Thunder announced on Sunday.

Thunder's Durant to miss 6-8 weeks with foot fracture

Kevin Durant has a fractured foot and the NBA's MVP seems likely to be sidelined for at least the start of the season.

Thunder's Durant needs surgery for foot fracture

Reigning league MVP Kevin Durant fractured his right foot in practice yesterday and will require surgury, meaning he will miss at least six-to-eight weeks with the Thunder.

Love shows he can carry the load for Cleveland

Kevin Love gave Cleveland Cavaliers fans a glimpse of what he can bring to the team this season.

Spoelstra admits to 'strangeness' of facing LeBron

Although the Miami Heat had been downplaying the game against LeBron James all along, coach Erik Spoelstra and Chris Bosh said Saturday that they were glad it was finally out of the way.

Cavs win in Rio as LeBron faces former team

LeBron James scored seven points while playing only 20 minutes against his former team, and the Cleveland Cavaliers went on to beat the Miami Heat 122-119 in overtime Saturday in an exhibition game in Brazil.

Wizards' Beal breaks wrist, could be out 6-8 weeks

The Washington Wizards, expected to compete for a top spot in the Eastern Conference this season, suffered a major blow to their hopes of a quick start with the loss of guard Bradley Beal, who could miss as much as six to eight weeks after breaking his left wrist, according to league sources. The Wizards expect Beal will undergo surgery in the next few days.

Thunder down Mavs; Jackson, Felton hurt

Anthony Morrow scored 21 points, Steven Adams and Jeremy Lamb added 19 apiece, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks 118-109 on Friday night.

Wizards forward Humphries has surgery on finger

Wizards forward Kris Humphries is expected to miss three to four weeks of basketball activity after having surgery for nerve damage in his right pinky finger.

For Heat, focus is on rebuilding not LeBron

Taking on LeBron James isn't the biggest concern for the Miami Heat in Rio de Janeiro. The team is still trying to figure out how to incorporate all the new faces that have replaced him.

Lakers' Clarkson sidelined with strained calf muscle

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson will be out for at least one week with a strained left calf muscle.

LeBron still undecided on Rio Olympics in 2016

The beaches and glamor of Rio de Janeiro haven't convinced LeBron James that he should come back in two years for a shot at a third Olympic gold medal.

NBA launches new campaign: 'Everybody Up'

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced its season-long marketing campaign, "Everybody Up." The campaign will celebrate the NBA's global community, calling on fans around the world to get up and show their team spirit for the season ahead. Show More Summary

OKC rookie McGary has broken in left foot

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie forward Mitch McGary has a broken bone in his left foot and is expected to miss about six weeks.

Grizzlies waive veteran forward Beasley

The Memphis Grizzlies have waived forward Michael Beasley, who had signed a non-guaranteed contract with the team last month.

Cavs, Heat soak up Rio's sights before preseason game

The Cleveland Cavaliers have already experienced the best - and a tiny bit of the worst - of Rio de Janeiro as they prepare for Saturday's preseason game against the Miami Heat.

Horford joins 5-on-5 drills, likes Hawks' depth

Atlanta Hawks management had to spend too much of the offseason saying "We're sorry."

Grizzlies hire Perry as director of player support

Former NBA player Elliot Perry is adding to his responsibilities with the Memphis Grizzlies.

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