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Golden State Warriors Complete 2016-17 Season Preview

Less than two minutes into the Golden State Warriors' second preseason game — a 45-point incineration of the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct. 4 — it happened. Stephen Curry jogged the ball up the left sideline in semi-transition as two Clipper defenders darted out to cover him a few feet beyond the three-point arc. Show More Summary

NBA Predictions 2016-17: The Next Big Breakout Star at Each Position

For the Roman philosopher Seneca the Younger, luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. In the NBA, that same formula isn't the only thing needed for a breakout campaign, but it's a necessary part. The Association's wacky...Show More Summary

Lakers, Nuggets Players Lock Arms During National Anthem Before Preseason Game

Before Friday night's preseason game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets, members from both teams stood together and linked arms during the national anthem at Staples Center, via Harrison Wind of BSN Denver: A number of...Show More Summary

Predicting Houston Rockets' Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

James Harden, having assumed the leadership of the Houston Rockets, has been more involved in mentoring his teammates. He organized a players-only minicamp, according to Mark Berman of Fox 26. If one were to picture this process in their mind, perhaps it would be Harden trying to help teammates learn to draw more fouls. Show More Summary

Gordon Hayward Injury: Updates on Jazz Star's Finger and Recovery

Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward dislocated his finger on Friday and may require surgery. It is unclear when he will be able to return. Continue for updates. Latest on Hayward's Recovery Friday, Oct. 7 Jody Genessy of the Deseret News...Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Says He Doesn't Really Know Who Is on Warriors Roster

Veteran center Dwight Howard is getting ready for his first season as a member of his hometown Atlanta Hawks. His preparations seem so extensive, though, that he isn't paying attention to the rest of the league. On Friday, when speaking...Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony Comments on Jeremy Lin Joining Nets

There's little disputing that New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has been the most recognizable face when it comes to basketball in New York City over the past six years. But when the crosstown-rival Brooklyn Nets acquired point guard...Show More Summary

Pau Gasol Must Walk Fine Line Replacing San Antonio Spurs Legend Tim Duncan

SAN ANTONIO — There is no replacing Tim Duncan, the great power forward who retired in July after leading the San Antonio Spurs to five NBA championships and the best record in the NBA over the past two decades. Pau Gasol, who will fill Duncan’s spot in the Spurs' starting lineup when their regular season begins with an Oct. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose's Rape Accuser Details Alleged Assault in Court Testimony

The ex-girlfriend of New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose testified Thursday in her $21.5 million civil lawsuit against the former NBA MVP, and she detailed the sexual assault allegedly committed by Rose and his two friends in 2013. According...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Clippers Complete 2016-17 Season Preview

The Los Angeles Clippers will tip off the 2016-17 season where the last one ended: at the Moda Center against the Portland Trail Blazers. Game 6 in Rip City punctuated yet another disappointing Clippers demise. With Chris Paul and Blake...Show More Summary

Boston Celtics Insider: Celts Are Among 2016-17's NBA Title Contenders

Heading into any NBA season, no more than a handful of teams (typically four or five, at the most) boast the talent, depth and chemistry required to win a championship. Conventional wisdom says 2017 will be no different, with the Golden...Show More Summary

NBA CBA Negotiations: Latest News, Rumors on Labor Talks

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association could have a new collective bargaining agreement finalized in the near future after reportedly making "significant progress" in negotiations. On Thursday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the new deal could be done within the next "several weeks." The NBA and NBPA have until Dec. Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade Comments on LeBron James' Pursuit of Michael Jordan

This summer, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James opened up on his desire to surpass Michael Jordan's "ghost" as the best basketball player in history, per Sports Illustrated's Lee Jenkins. According to former teammate Dwyane Wade,...Show More Summary

Predicting Cleveland Cavaliers' Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

For a team riding a championship wave, the Cleveland Cavaliers have plenty of mystery surrounding their final 15-man roster. Starting shooting guard J.R. Smith remains unsigned, with plenty of young guards now fighting to earn his minutes. Show More Summary

NBA Preseason 2016: Early Title Odds for All 30 Teams

Winning a championship is the whole point for every NBA team, even if it's more prudent for some to focus on player development, day-to-day improvement and shorter-term concerns. Eventually, after all those smaller steps and narrower...Show More Summary

Anthony Davis May Not Be a Natural Born Leader, but He's Trying to Act the Part

NEW ORLEANS — A choice is posed to Anthony Davis, who often stirs his teammates up in debate from his spot in the back of the team bus with his "Would you rather…" questions. Would Davis rather win NBA MVP or win another of the league's...Show More Summary

Warriors Insider: Defensive Guru Ron Adams Has Ultimate Weapon in Kevin Durant

OAKLAND, Calif. — Few coaches in the NBA know Kevin Durant the way Ron Adams does. As head coach Steve Kerr ’s defensive-minded assistant, Adams was tasked 13 times over the past two seasons with figuring a way to limit Durant’s offensive impact. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

Kobe Bryant had to check if Harrison Barnes had kicked him in the back of the leg. Instead, he had gone down without contact, his left Achilles tendon rendered in two. Bryant lumbered in pain to the free-throw line, remarkably hitting...Show More Summary

LeBron James Approves of David Blatt Receiving Championship Ring

A day after David Blatt confirmed he would accept a championship ring from the Cleveland Cavaliers following their NBA Finals triumph over the Golden State Warriors, LeBron James told reporters he approved of the team's decision to offer...Show More Summary

Kristaps Porzingis, Adidas Reportedly Agree to Multiyear Contract

Kristaps Porzingis is set to cash in on an outstanding rookie season with the New York Knicks. The 21-year-old forward has agreed to a multiyear endorsement deal with Adidas, according to a Wednesday report from Nick DePaula of The Vertical. Show More Summary

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