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LeBron James Connects Better with Fans Than Teammates in Opening Loss

CLEVELAND — Four years, three months and 21 days had finally elapsed, so now the countdown could be measured in minutes, and not many at that. The rather spacious party room on the other end of the tunnel was all ready for him, with every seat taken, every supposed sin forgiven and just about every aspect of the celebration carefully scripted. Show More Summary

Overpaid and Underrated: Joe Johnson Will Quietly Carry Nets Back to Postseason

A merely good player on a max deal becomes everyone's target for criticism. No one knows that better than Joe Johnson. When a quality performer receives an exceptional contract, we tend to pin blame on the player instead of the organization. Show More Summary

Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks 10/30/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Dallas Mavericks looked to bounce back from a tough loss in their season opener when they faced the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. The Mavs lost a heartbreaker to the Spurs on Tuesday, and faced a tough test from an athletic young Jazz roster on Thursday. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Detroit Pistons vs. Minnesota Timberwolves 10/30/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Detroit Pistons looked to bounce back from a tough season-opening loss on Thursday night, when they faced the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Pistons dropped their 2014-15 opener against the Denver Nuggets but faced a tough test from Andrew Wiggins and the Timberwolves in their second game of the year. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Washington Wizards vs. Orlando Magic 10/30/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Washington Wizards looked to bounce back from a disappointing season opener Thursday night as they met the Orlando Magic. The Wizards dropped their first game of the year to the Miami Heat and faced a tough test from the Magic as they looked to rebuild after last season's subpar campaign. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

New York Knicks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, and the New York Knicks spoiled LeBron James' homecoming, topping the Cleveland Cavaliers, 95-90, at Quicken Loans Arena Thursday night. The Cavaliers jumped out to a quick start, taking an 11-point lead early in the second quarter. Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook Injury: Updates on Thunder Star's Hand and Return

Once a pillar of consistency in the Oklahoma City Thunder's starting lineup, Russell Westbrook looks to have been bitten by the injury bug for the second season in a row. ESPN's J.A. Adande revealed Westbrook suffered a hand injury on...Show More Summary

Russell Westbrook Exchanges Words with Clippers Fan as He Heads to Locker Room

Professional athletes do their best to tune out the hecklers, but sometimes they snap. That is what happened to Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook on Thursday night. Midway through the second quarter of the Thunder's game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Westbrook made his way to the locker room to get a right hand injury checked out. Show More Summary

Knicks vs. Cavaliers: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers commenced Thursday evening at Quicken Loans Arena. However, the New York Knicks spoiled it, overcoming a two-point halftime deficit to pull out an impressive 95-90 victory. ESPN Stats &...Show More Summary

New York Knicks Need to Turn to Pablo Prigioni After Jose Calderon Injury

The New York Knicks attempted to solve a troublesome point-guard rotation by trading away popular center Tyson Chandler in what became new president Phil Jackson's first dramatic roster move. Reaping the rewards of that deal will have...Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. L.A. Clippers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder last faced off in the 2014 Western Conference semifinals, in which the Thunder ran away with the series in six games. Tonight, the Clippers will get their first shot at revenge, as they...Show More Summary

LeBron James Flexes After Scoring 1st Points Back with Cavs Thanks to Love Pass

For the first time since 2010, LeBron James scored points in an NBA game while wearing a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform. Nearly midway through the first quarter of Thursday's game against the New York Knicks, Kevin Love through a beautiful...Show More Summary

Quicken Loans Arena Welcomes Back LeBron James; He Tosses Chalk

The wait is over, Cleveland. LeBron James is officially back in a Cavaliers uniform. After the City of Cleveland spent the whole day partying in anticipation of James' first game back home, the moment that everyone—all around the country—had...Show More Summary

Josh Smith Turns Kenneth Faried's Jab into War of Words

The 2014-15 NBA season is less than a week old, and we've already got our first player-on-player beef—this one stemming from some brutally honest postgame comments Kenneth Faried made about Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith. " Josh Smith, we let him keep shooting. Show More Summary

Timberwolves Fan Gives Away Game Ticket on Street with Hilarious Sign

Without Kevin Love, some Minnesota Timberwolves fans have lost interest in going to watch the team—even if the last two No. 1 overall picks are on the roster. One Timberwolves ticket holder decided not to go to Thursday night's home opener against the Detroit Pistons, which will be the first home game of Andrew Wiggins' career. Show More Summary

Cam Newton Rocks Charlotte Hornets Cleats During Warmups Before Saints Game

The return of the Charlotte Hornets to the NBA has the people of North Carolina buzzing, and even Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has gotten caught up in the excitement. During warmups before Thursday night's game against the New Orleans Saints, Newton took the field in Hornets cleats. Show More Summary

LeBron James Enters 1st Cavaliers Game Back with Fresh Velvet Blazer and Top Hat

LeBron James knows how big his return to the court for the Cleveland Cavaliers is. Talking to the media, he recently even went so far as referring to his first game back as "one of the biggest sporting events ever." Naturally, his pregame outfit had to match the occasion. Show More Summary

New York Knicks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

It's a return four years in the making, one you simply have to witness. Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks are bringing their work-in-progress triangle offense to Quicken Loans Arena, but make no mistake about it. This ThursdayShow More Summary

How Much Does Jason Terry Have Left in the Tank for Houston Rockets This Season

Jason Terry has answered one question in the Houston Rockets’ first two games of the season, although, it might not be the answer that fans are hoping for: He’s the primary man off the bench, whether he’s still capable of filling that...Show More Summary

Tom Thibodeau Can Break Minutes Mold with Chicago Bulls' Newfound Depth

The rebuilt Chicago Bulls bench is going to challenge head coach Tom Thibodeau to examine the principles that have defined him and his team over the past few years. And he should be positively ecstatic about that. Heavy Minutes, NewShow More Summary

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