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Warriors exercise options on Barnes, Ezeli

The Golden State Warriors have picked up the fourth-year options on the contracts of forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli for next season.

Knicks G Calderon out 2-3 weeks

New York Knicks starting point guard Jose Calderon is expected to miss at least two weeks with a sprained right calf.

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

Warriors exercise contract options on Harrison Barnes and Festus Ezeli

Warriors exercise contract options on Harrison Barnes and Festus Ezeli The Golden State Warriors have exercised fourth-year contract options on forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli, which are for the 2015-16 NBA season. The...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

How Worried Should Los Angeles Lakers Be After Painfully Slow Start?

Let's have some fun with remarkably small samples. After a disheartening 108-90 loss to the Houston Rockets opened their 2014-15 season, the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Phoenix Suns by an even bigger margin one night later. Even though...Show More Summary

Utah Jazz Future as Bright as Its Depth Chart Is Murky

The Utah Jazz have stockpiled a lot of young talent over the past couple of years. They've taken full advantage of the benefits attached to losing by building with first-round picks. Trey Burke, Alex Burks, Gordon Hayward, Enes Kanter,...Show More Summary

Grizzlies' Marc Gasol Scores Career-High 32 Points

Playing in his 437th regular-season NBA game, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol recorded a career-high 32 points in Wednesday's season-opening 105-101 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, per Gasol's big night —Show More Summary

OKC Thunder Dangerously Retesting History Without Reggie Jackson Extension

History is repeating itself in Oklahoma City. Will the Thunder do anything to stop it? Fourth-year point guard Reggie Jackson—who is currently sidelined with a sore ankle—is eligible for a contract extension. If the Thunder do not sign him to one by the Oct. Show More Summary

Spurs' Leonard set to make season debut Friday

NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is set to make his season debut for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night against the Phoenix Suns.

Thunder's Ibaka 3rd-Youngest to Reach 1,000 Blocks

Though his team started the season in disappointing fashion, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka accomplished an impressive personal feat during Wednesday's season-opening loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, becoming the third-youngest...Show More Summary

Fans stand together with LeBron in new commercial

LeBron James huddles with teammates before each game, pulling them close to deliver a message. In a new TV commercial, James does the same to bring an entire city together.

The LeBron James Love Festival in Cleveland Is Reaching Critical Mass

Scant few hours remain until the Cleveland Cavaliers season opener against the New York Knicks, and it’s not stretching reality to say the residents of Cleveland are whipping themselves into a state of delirium over the return of LeBron...Show More Summary

Which NBA Superstar Has Better Supporting Cast: Derrick Rose or LeBron James?

In Derrick Rose and LeBron James, both the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers have, respectively, one of the best NBA players on the planet. But these two Eastern Conference heavyweights would not hold that status on the strength of their top players alone. Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers: Top 5 Obstacles the Team Faces for the 2014-15 Season

As the 2014-15 season opens, the Cleveland Cavaliers look like a legitimate NBA title contender. The arrivals of LeBron James and Kevin Love this summer instantly transformed the team from lottery dwellers into a potential dynasty force. They...Show More Summary

NBA tabs sports exec as new D-League president

The NBA has hired former Wasserman Media Group executive Malcolm Turner to be the president of its Development League.

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