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Can Russell Westbrook Carry the Thunder in Kevin Durant's Absence?

The Oklahoma City Thunder were dealt a huge blow this preseason when reigning MVP Kevin Durant was ruled out of action for up to two months with a broken foot. Can Russell Westbrook and the rest of the Thunder stay afloat in the Western Conference with KD out? Carson Cunningham of KOCO5 joins Stephen Nelson to give his take in the video above. Show More Summary

Bradley Beal Injury Impact: 'John Wall Has Got to Be a Better Leader'

The Washington Wizards will be without shooting guard Bradley Beal for up to two months after the young star was forced to have surgery to repair his wrist. Can John Wall and the rest of the Wizards step up in Beal 's absence? J. Michael of CSN Washington joins Stephen Nelson to give his take in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

LeBron James Leads Cavaliers in Public Beach Workout in Brazil

While in Brazil for a preseason game against the Miami Heat, the Cleveland Cavaliers put the beach to good use. The team did spend some time relaxing by the water, but when it came time to do some work, the beach served as a gym. LeBron James spent the past four seasons with the Miami Heat, so he has probably worked out on a beach plenty of times. Show More Summary

Bradley Beal's Injury Paves Way for Paul Pierce to Play Featured Role Again

Featured roles aren't a memento of Paul Pierce's past just yet. If at any point he thought his time with the Washington Wizards would be a lesson in ancillary devices, Pierce was wrong. Bradley Beal 's injury has, once again, thrustShow More Summary

What Did NBA Ever Learn from the Darko Milicic Saga?

What a mistake. Joe Dumars, the Detroit Pistons' general manager in 2003, went ahead and selected Darko Milicic No. 2 overall while passing on proven Division I stars. Since then, the only thing Milicic has really been good for is a laugh. Ten seasons, six points, 4.2 boards per game. Show More Summary

Portland Trail Blazers Highlights to Get You Pumped Up for 2014-15 Season

The Portland Trail Blazers let loose a multitude of highlight plays last season, which fans can surely anticipate for the 2014-15 NBA season. Whether it was a certain game-winning, season-altering shot or an insane dunk, the playersShow More Summary

Atlanta Hawks Highlights to Get You Pumped Up for 2014-15 Season

The NBA preseason is underway, which means the Atlanta Hawks are back in action at the "Highlight Factory." This season, expectations are high for a team that is welcoming star center Al Horford back from injury, adding complementary...Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade and Norris Cole Are Looking Positively Ripped

Thirty-two-year-old Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has lost some bounce in his "old age," but don't think for a second that he's mailing anything in. The 10-time NBA all-star shared the above photo to his Instagram account on Monday with the caption: "What do you get @ norriscole for his birthday.. Show More Summary

Jamal Crawford Stares Down Trail Blazers Bench on Made Three-Pointer

Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Jamal Crawford dropped six three-pointers on the Portland Trail Blazers in their preseason matchup Sunday at the Moda Center. To say Crawford shot confidently would be an understatement. He could scarcely...Show More Summary

Pressure for NY Knicks Championship Is on Organization Now, Not Carmelo Anthony

The New York Knicks may be retooling at the moment, but with Carmelo Anthony back for the foreseeable future and team president Phil Jackson running the organization, they expect to be a title contender sooner rather than later. While...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Breaking Down Latest on Ray Allen, Klay Thompson and More

Another NBA season is around the corner, but the rumor mill never stops churning. Whether it's a player taking his time over a decision to suit up or long extension talks, the news never ceases. As the top teams in the Association are...Show More Summary

Should Cleveland Cavaliers Already Be Considered Eastern Conference Favorites?

The Cleveland Cavaliers will be the best team in the Eastern Conference this season. Or will they? While many feel the Cavs are the cream of the crop on paper, we've seen what can happen to offseason "paper champs." The Brooklyn Nets...Show More Summary

Brooklyn Nets Highlights to Get You Pumped Up for 2014-15 Season

This time last year, Brooklyn Nets fans were living the life. Having watched their team acquire two future Hall of Famers in Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett over the summer, supporters of the Nets told anyone with a pair of ears aboutShow More Summary

Which Memphis Grizzlies Training Camp Invitee Will Make the Team?

The race for the Memphis Grizzlies' last roster spot opened up after Michael Beasley left the team on Thursday to sign with the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association. Beasley was the most experienced and talented of the Grizzlies' four training camp invitees. Show More Summary

Bulls Rookies Doug McDermott, Nikola Mirotic Face Uphill Battle for Playing Time

CHICAGO — Everything about this season is going to be a battle for the Chicago Bulls. If all goes according to plan, they’ll be battling in June for an NBA championship. But for the team’s highly touted rookies, No. 11 pick Doug McDermott...Show More Summary

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Injury: Updates on Pistons Star's Knee and Return

Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope suffered a knee injury against the Washington Wizards on Sunday. The news of Caldwell-Pope's ailment was reported by the Keith Langlois of NBA.com. Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News later...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Gives Stephen Curry Props for Draining Long 3-Pointer over Him

Kobe Bryant is as fierce of a competitor as there is in all of sports, but when an opponent does something great, the Black Mamba isn't afraid to give credit where credit's due. During the third quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' preseason...Show More Summary

Damian Lillard Helps Fan with Marriage Proposal Before Preseason Game

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard does a good job of setting up his teammates on the court, but he also recently assisted a fan during a big moment. Before Sunday's preseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Lillard delivered a ring to a woman sitting courtside. Show More Summary

Will Serge Ibaka or Reggie Jackson Be OKC Thunder's Third Wheel This Season?

Who will be the Oklahoma City Thunder's third option this season: power forward Serge Ibaka or guard Reggie Jackson? The Thunder already have the best one-two punch in basketball (when healthy) in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.Show More Summary

Fantasy Basketball 2014: Top Player Rankings and 1st-Round Mock Draft

There is one major reason why you shouldn ’t be so worried about your latest fantasy football loss—fantasy basketball season is right around the corner. If you want some cliffnotes before your draft, you’ ve come to the right place.Show More Summary

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