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James Harden Throws 1st Pitch at Astros Game & Shade at Michael Carter-Williams

James Harden's first pitch from the mound at Minute Maid Park ahead of the Houston Astros game Wednesday might have been in the dirt, but it wasn't a total loss. Unlike Milwaukee Bucks point guard Michael Carter-Williams' first pitch at a Milwaukee Brewers game last week, Harden didn't nail a cameraman with the ball—and he was quick to cite that. Show More Summary

Sam Presti Comments on Kevin Durant's Future with Thunder

There is plenty of uncertainty surrounding the Oklahoma City Thunder as they head into the 2015-16 season with championship aspirations. This much is clear, though—general manager Sam Presti wants to keep superstar Kevin Durant around...Show More Summary

Jusuf Nurkic Injury: Updates on Nuggets Forward's Knee and Recovery

Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic continues to rehab his left knee after having surgery in May for a partially torn left patella tendon. Continue for updates. Nurkic Won't Be Ready for Start of Regular Season Wednesday, Sept. 23 "We're...Show More Summary

Austin Daye Reportedly Signs with Cavaliers: Latest Contract Details, Reaction

A busy offseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers has continued with the reported addition of veteran forward Austin Daye. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, Daye and the Cavaliers agreed to terms on a one-year deal. Daye is a six-year...Show More Summary

NBA Changes Finals Schedule to Give Teams More Days Between Games

The NBA's push to give players more rest between games has been extended to the NBA Finals. The Association announced Wednesday that it was extending all travel breaks for Finals games to two days, per Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group. In the past, there had been a mix of one-day and two-day breaks. Show More Summary

Anthony Bennett Waived by Timberwolves: Details, Comments, Reaction

Former No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Anthony Bennett is leaving a second team in as many years as a pro. The Minnesota Timberwolves announced they have waived the former No. 1 overall pick on Wednesday, via Adrian Wojnarowski...Show More Summary

LeBron James' Son Perfectly Imitates His Dad's 'Silencer' Celebration

Like father, like son. LeBron James posted a video on Instagram of his son Bryce imitating his famous celebration: The Silencer. James proudly erupted in laughter at his son's impression. It also looks like James is a pro at hashtags. And how about that laugh? [Instagram] Read more NBA news on

Chris Bosh Illness: Updates on Heat Star's Recovery from Blood Clots

Miami Heat frontcourt stalwart Chris Bosh is preparing for his return to competitive action after dealing with blood clots last season that left his career in jeopardy. Continue for updates. Bosh Expected To Fully Participate in Training Camp Wednesday, Sept. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant Injury: Updates on Thunder Star's Recovery from Foot Surgery

As the Oklahoma City Thunder look to rebound after missing the postseason last year, Kevin Durant's return in training camp will be a welcome sight. Continue for updates. Thunder GM: Durant Fully Cleared Wednesday, Sept. 23 Per's...Show More Summary

Howard Beck's All-Defense Starting 5

The NBA has a plethora of talented defensive players spread out across the league. The defensive versatility is evolving at every position on the court. Who are the best defensive players? Which point guard is the best at defending the...Show More Summary

Chris Bosh Assigns NBA Stars to Different 'Harry Potter' Houses

Though many are familiar with his play on the court, few realize that off of it, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh is a huge fan of the Harry Potter series. If he were the Sorting Hat, in which of the four Hogwarts houses would Bosh putShow More Summary

Inside the Most Important Summer of Bradley Beal's Life

LOS ANGELES — Time is more precious than ever for Bradley Beal. Between his professional obligations, personal plans and pursuit of a spot on Team USA for next summer's Olympics, the 22-year-old can't waste a moment, even on the hardwood. "...Show More Summary

Predicting Rookie Season Numbers for Every Top 2015 NBA Draft Pick

A handful of June's top NBA draft picks could be looking at major rookie roles. A few project as top offensive options for their respective teams, including Jahlil Okafor and Emmanuel Mudiay. On the other hand, there are a couple ofShow More Summary

Projecting the NBA's Best Small-Ball Teams

The Golden State Warriors employed small ball as a tactic to outlast the lumbering Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2015 NBA Finals. Their success with downsizing wasn't an instant revolution but rather the culmination of a decade of smart...Show More Summary

Mavs Training Camp Buzz: Will Parsons and Matthews Be Ready to Start the Year?

The Dallas Mavericks open up camp next week in an attempt to improve upon their season last year, where they exited the playoffs in the first round at the hands of the Houston Rockets. What is the latest on star forward Chandler Parsons...Show More Summary

Bucher Buzz: Harrison Barnes Hurting Image, Players Union with Firing of Agent

Since winning an NBA championship in June, Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes has had a busy offseason by rejecting a contract offer and promptly firing his agent, Jeff Wechsler. Why is Barnes' firing his agent different from...Show More Summary

Biggest Question for Each NBA Team Before 2015-16 Training Camps

The NBA offseason is a breeding ground for unrestrained optimism. Players are completely happy and in the best shape of their lives. Coaches have never had a better group of guys. It all sounds so promising, but then reality sets in....Show More Summary

Jabari Parker Injury: Updated on Bucks Star's Knee and Return

The Milwaukee Bucks plan on challenging for an Eastern Conference playoff spot for the second season in a row, and that task will be much easier if a healthy Jabari Parker takes the floor with his talented teammates, which is expected to happen when Milwaukee opens camp Sept. Show More Summary

Best Landing Spots for Former No. 1 NBA Draft Pick Anthony Bennett After Buyout

The trials and tribulations of Anthony Bennett continue, though the latest ones may lead to a new set of opportunities for the No. 1 pick of the 2013 NBA draft. According to Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania, the Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement with the former UNLV forward, one that will allow them to buy out his contract. Show More Summary

Knicks Training Camp Buzz: Can Kristaps Porzingis Be Carmelo Anthony's No. 2?

This offseason, the New York Knicks made significant moves, most notably by acquiring Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis with the No. 4 overall pick in the draft. Does Porzingis have what it takes to quickly become a significant player...Show More Summary

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