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Rudy Gay off to hot preseason start

When a player is on fire like Rudy Gay is lately, there’s reason for optimism, even if it is just the warm-up period that is NBA preseason. Here’s the Sacramento Bee reporting: Rudy Gay looks comfortable in George Karl’s system. For the second consecutive preseason game, Gay shot 10 of 13, this time tallying 26 points as the Kings [...]

Minor injury scare for Damian Lillard

Here’s the Oregonian reporting on Damian Lillard, the heart and sole of the Portland Trail Blazers. Lillard has managed to play all 82 games in each of his three regular seasons, and to keep things that way may want to cut down on his preseason minutes: It was the one sight no Trail Blazers fan wanted to see [...]

Allen Crabbe steps up in Blazers preseason win

The Trail Blazers beat the Warriors 118-101 yesterday. It’s just preseason, but for a rebuilding squad like Portland any sign of positivity is welcome. Here’s the Oregonian reporting: Allen Crabbe played his best game with the Blazers, Damian Lillard powered through a tough shooting night and the Blazers saw a wide range of contributions from virtually everyone who [...]

Jerian Grant makes preseason debut for Knicks

Here’s the New York Daily News reporting on a key young Knick who will hopefully emerge as a serious building block for the future: The Knicks other rookie acquitted himself well in his first preseason action Wednesday, but a much bigger test awaits Jerian Grant Friday night in Washington. Grant, the 19th overall pick out of Notre Dame, was [...]

Scottie Wilbekin hits preseason game-winner for Sixers

Here’s CSN Philly reporting on a fun preseason game result for the 76ers: Scottie Wilbekin only stepped on the court for the final two minutes and he only took one shot, but it was a pretty big one. The rookie point guard, in a battle to make the Sixers’ roster, hit the game-winning three-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to [...]

Lowry Gets 25 in Raptors' 105-97 Preseason Win Over Lakers

Kyle Lowry scored 25 points and DeMarre Carroll added 18 points and six rebounds in the Toronto Raptors' 105-97 preseason win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

Kings Beat San Antonio in Aldridge's Spurs Debut

Rudy Gay had 26 points and seven rebounds as the Sacramento Kings beat the San Antonio Spurs 95-92 in a preseason game Thursday night.

Crabbe Has 25 and Trail Blazers Defeat Warriors 118-101

Allen Crabbe came off the bench to score 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and the Trail Blazers beat the defending champion Golden State Warriors 118-101 in a preseason game on Thursday night.

Julius Randle Beats Defender with Behind-the-Back Move, Dishes to Kobe for 3

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle is 6'9" and 250 pounds, but he has a little bit of point guard in him. Randle used Thursday night's preseason game in Ontario, California, against the Toronto Raptors to show that his athleticism comes in handy in transition. Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Says He Played with Torn MCL, Meniscus in 2015 Playoffs

Dwight Howard averaged 14.4 points and 14.4 rebounds during the 2015 Western Conference Finals, but the eight-time All-Star revealed Thursday he posted those numbers while playing with a torn MCL and torn meniscus, according to SportsRadio610's...Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | Basketball: College Coach Comes Out as Gay

Chris Burns, an assistant coach at Bryant University, came out as gay in an essay published by, making him the first coach of a top-level American college men’s program to do so.

Lauvergne Scores 18 Points, Nuggets Beat Bulls 112-94

Joffrey Lauvergne had 18 points and eight rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 112-94 on Thursday night in an exhibition at the University of Colorado's Coors Event Center.

76ers Rally From 19 Down, Top Cavaliers 115-114 on Late 3

Scottie Wilbekin made a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to 115-114 preseason win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night.

Lopez, Larkin Each Score 17 as Nets Beat Pistons 93-83

Brook Lopez and Shane Larkin each scored 17 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Detroit Pistons 93-83 in a preseason game Thursday night.

Miles, Robinson Help Pacers Rally Past Magic, 97-92

CJ Miles and Glen Robinson III each scored 14 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 97-92 preseason victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday night.

Early Predictions for Every NBA Award Winner in 2015-16

After a long, but eventful offseason, the NBA is back. The games and stats don't actually count yet. Premier players and even some coaches are still soaking up the final opportunities for rest before the 2015-16 version of the 82-game...Show More Summary

Trevor Booker Suspended 1 Game for Taking Swing at Roy Hibbert

Utah Jazz power forward Trevor Booker has been suspended one game after attempting to hit Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert in the face during Tuesday's preseason game between the two teams. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the news of Booker's brief ban on Thursday. Show More Summary

Early-Season College College Basketball Games That Will Shape 2016 NBA Draft

The 2015-16 college basketball season appears loaded with terrific scouting opportunities for NBA evaluators. Throughout the year, we should see top-10 talents face off, and even No. 1 overall candidates go head-to-head. Sometimes, all...Show More Summary

What to Watch for in Kobe Bryant's 20th and (Perhaps?) Final Season

Kobe Bryant hasn't called it quits just yet. Every time he's been asked if the 2015-16 season will be his last, he's answered with some variation of "We'll see." "Maybe it is, maybe it isn ’t," he said at Lakers media day. “Hell if I know. Show More Summary

Brandon Bass Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Knee and Return

Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Bass will miss his team’s preseason contest Thursday against the Toronto Raptors after suffering a knee injury, but he has avoided a serious setback. Continue for updates. Bass Suffers Contusion Thursday, Oct. Show More Summary

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