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Detroit Pistons vs. Denver Nuggets 10/29/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Denver Nuggets looked to get their 2014-15 campaign off to a strong start, when they faced the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The Nuggets featured a deep, athletic roster, but they faced a stern test from the dominant young frontcourt of the Pistons. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies 10/29/14: Video Highlights, Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies looked to kick off their 2014-15 season with a win on Wednesday night when they faced the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Grizzlies' elite frontcourt looked to carry them to a win, but they were up against a tough team in the new-look Timberwolves. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz 10/29/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Houston Rockets looked to continue their strong start to the 2014-15 season on Wednesday night when they met up with the Utah Jazz. The Rockets scored a win in their season opener, but they faced a tough test from a young Jazz squad in their second game. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Indiana Pacers 10/29/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Indiana Pacers looked to kick off their 2014-15 campaign with a win Wednesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers. Despite losing Paul George to a nasty injury in the offseason, the Pacers still hope to find a way into the playoffs but faced a tough test from the rebuilding Sixers in their season opener. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics 10/29/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Brooklyn Nets looked to kick off their 2014-15 season with a win Wednesday night against the Boston Celtics. The Nets had high hopes heading into the season but faced a tough test from a gritty young Celtics squad eager to improve in head coach Brad Stevens' second season. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Atlanta Hawks vs. Toronto Raptors 10/29/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Atlanta Hawks and Toronto Raptors kicked off their 2014-15 campaigns on Wednesday night in a clash of two of the Eastern Conference's best teams. The sharpshooting Hawks feature one of the better attacks in the East, but they faced a very tough test from a talented, balanced Raptors squad. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Drake Hugs Toronto Raptors Mascot Before Opening Game

Recording artist—and Toronto native—Drake is the official Toronto Raptors team ambassador and is always showing the team some love. Before Wednesday's opening game against the Atlanta Hawks, Drake ran into the Raptors mascot. Whoever was in the mascot outfit seemed pretty happy to meet the 28-year-old rapper. [Raptors] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Celtics exercise contract options 3 players

The Boston Celtics have exercised contract options on forwards Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller.

2014-15 Schedule Preview - Tennessee Volunteers

Alabama will head to Knoxville for their first conference road game of the season. This will be the only game with Tennessee in the regular season. Road games, conference and otherwise, were a real challenge for our guys last season....Show More Summary

Washington Wizards vs. Miami Heat 10/29/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Washington Wizards looked to get their 2014-15 campaign off to a strong start on Wednesday night when they faced the Miami Heat. The Wizards had high hopes for the season behind point guard John Wall and a deep, talented roster,Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls vs. New York Knicks 10/29/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The Chicago Bulls looked to get their 2014-15 season off to a strong start on Wednesday night when they faced the New York Knicks. The Bulls' trademark defense was enhanced by the return of Derrick Rose's offensive skills, but they faced a tough test from the Carmelo Anthony-led Knicks. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Bulls vs. Knicks: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

From an individual perspective, Derrick Rose's regular-season return to the NBA was a mixed bag. He looked sloppy and at times self-conscious offensively and made a few mental errors defensively, relying on his teammates to pick up the...Show More Summary

Heat's James Ennis Goes Through Wizards' Rasual Butler on Fast-Break Dunk

Miami Heat forward James Ennis might not be a franchise star, but he had his teammates fired up after this play. Ennis went through Washington Wizard Rasual Butler on this soaring dunk in transition during Wednesday's season opener. Even without LeBron James, the Heat were able to get a solid 107-95 win to start the year 1-0. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

LeBron James Opens Poll on If He Should Bring Back Chalk Toss

Cleveland's LeBron James hasn't done his pregame chalk toss for the past few seasons, but there's a chance that he's bringing it back. The four-time MVP took to Twitter to announce that the polls had opened for fans to vote on whether...Show More Summary

Celtics exercise contract options on Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger, Tyler Zeller

The Boston Celtics have exercised their third-year option on forward Kelly Olynyk, and their fourth-year options on forward Jared Sullinger and center/forward Tyler Zeller. The Celtics started their regular season in style this evening at home, beating the Brooklyn Nets 121-105. Point guard Rajon Rondo, who has some serious heal-from-injury skills, had 13 points, seven rebounds [...]

Hornets' Lance Stephenson Dunks over Bucks' Larry Sanders

It's only the first game of the season for the Charlotte Hornets, but Lance Stephenson is already making big plays. Stephenson drove to the lane during Wednesday's opener against the Milwaukee Bucks, then proceeded to throw down over big man Larry Sanders. The dunk was nice, but the Hornets were still down 83-68 after the third quarter. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Utah Jazz Smart to Wait on Handing Enes Kanter Contract Extension

On the heels of a summer in which the Utah Jazz matched a $63 million offer for restricted free agent Gordon Hayward, the organization may face a similar scenario a season from now. That's when 2011 third overall draft pick Enes Kanter...Show More Summary

Why the Dwight Howard Backlash in Los Angeles Misses the Point

LOS ANGELES — As Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard exchanged threatening looks and challenges in their first on-court meeting since Howard left Los Angeles, the Staples Center crowd finally had something to cheer about on Tuesday night,Show More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The Los Angeles Lakers will look to bounce back from an ugly opening-night loss when they travel to US Airways Center to take on the Phoenix Suns Wednesday night. The Lakers were not only hammered by the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, but...Show More Summary

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