1. Frank Ntilikina Out for Knicks vs. Wizards Due to Knee Injury

    New York Knicks rookie guard Frank Ntilikina will miss Friday night's preseason game against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., because of a right knee contusion...

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  2. Kobe Bryant Says He'd Take Knee During Anthem If He Was Still Playing

    Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant is no longer playing in the NBA , but he said he would kneel during the national anthem if he was still lacing it up...

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  3. Report: Warriors Owner Considered Not Giving Stephen Curry a Max Contract

    Golden State Warriors majority owner Joe Lacob considered offering superstar guard Stephen Curry a contract extension below max level before being convinced otherwise by general manager Bob Myers...

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  4. Lakers' Jeanie Buss Blames Brother Jim for Breakup with Phil Jackson

    Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss shared details about her relationship and breakup with Phil Jackson during an interview with Ramona Shelburne at the espnW Women + Sports Summit...

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  5. NBA Introducing Fantasy Scoring System for 2017-18 Season

    The National Basketball Association is reportedly looking to simplify the fantasy basketball experience. On Thursday, Kieran Darcy of ESPN.com reported the NBA has adopted an official fantasy scoring system as the 2017-18 campaign approaches...

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  6. Fantasy Basketball 2017: Early-Round Rankings and NBA Mock Draft Analysis

    The NBA season kicks off in under two weeks, and with that likely comes the impending pressure of fantasy basketball drafts...

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  7. All About Buckets: Predicting Top 10 Scorers in 2017-18 NBA Season

    We're smarter for having embraced NBA analytics. We understand the game more deeply, and we appreciate it to a greater degree when we care about the process as much as the results...

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  8. Ranking the Top 10 NBA Small Forwards Entering 2017-18 Season

    The NBA 's small forward pecking order needs another once-over. Many of the usual suspects still rule the class, but the line of dominance, as a whole, is undergoing some wholesale revisions and transitions...

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  9. Which NBA Rookies Will Face the Most Pressure in 2017-18?

    NBA rookies aren't supposed to feel pressure during their first year on the job. But some can't help or stop the expectations. This class is hyped, specifically the names atop the 2017 draft board...

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  10. NBA Preseason 2017 Schedule and Predictions for Under-the-Radar Rookies

    The wait is over, basketball fans. The NBA preseason kicked off on September 30, beginning what looks to be one of the more interesting preseason stretches in recent memory...

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  11. Kevin Love Comments on LeBron James Picking Kyrie Irving in All-Star Game

    If last season was any indication, LeBron James may very well be the Eastern Conference's leading vote-getter for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game...

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  12. Manu Ginobili Says Spurs Won't Be 'Full Throttle' to Start NBA Season

    San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili doesn't think his team is going to come out firing to start the 2017-18 season. "We are not going to start full throttle," Ginobili said Wednesday, per Michael C...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Lonzo Ball Will Not Play vs. Nuggets in Preseason Due to Ankle Injury

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball will sit out Wednesday night's preseason game against the Denver Nuggets with a mild ankle sprain, according to ESPN.com's Ohm Youngmisuk ...

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  14. Iman Shumpert's Timeline for Return from Foot Injury Revealed

    Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Iman Shumpert suffered an injury to his left foot in the first quarter of Wednesday night's preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks , according to ESPN...

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  15. Nicolas Batum Suffers Elbow Injury vs. Pistons

    A sprained left elbow forced Charlotte Hornets wing Nicolas Batum to the sidelines during Wednesday's preseason game against the Detroit Pistons . The team announced he would not return to the court...

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  16. Adreian Payne Suffers Hand Injury, No Timeline for Return

    Orlando Magic forward Adreian Payne is out for an undetermined amount of time after suffering a fractured bone in his left hand...

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  17. Evan Turner, Sideline Reporter Help Victim of Freeway Accident

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Evan Turner and Comcast SportsNet Northwest sideline reporter Brooke Olzendam helped a woman on the Interstate 5 freeway after an accident Monday...

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  18. Rashard Lewis, Kenyon Martin Highlight BIG3 Returning Players

    The BIG3, which Fox Sports renewed for a second season, announced 18 players/coaches have agreed to two-year contracts to return to the league. Former NBA All-Stars Rashard Lewis and Kenyon Martin highlight the returning players...

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  19. Markelle Fultz Says 0 Votes for ROY in GM Survey 'Doesn't Bother' Him

    Despite being the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft, Markelle Fultz is an underdog to become the league's Rookie of the Year. In a poll of NBA's general managers, Fultz got zero votes to win the award, according to John Schuhmann of NBA..

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  20. Lamar Odom Says LaVar Ball Is a 'Control Freak,' Lakers Improved with Lonzo Ball

    Former NBA champion Lamar Odom believes LaVar Ball is a "control freak" after the latter pulled his son, LaMelo Ball, out of high school to home-school him and train him for a basketball career...

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  21. Enes Kanter Says If It Was Up to Him, Knicks Would Have Knelt During Anthem

    New York Knicks center Enes Kanter joined his teammates in locking arms during the national anthem before Tuesday's 115-107 preseason loss to the Brooklyn Nets , but he told ...

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  22. Stephen Curry, Kevin Love Among Players in Favor of NBA All-Star Changes

    After the NBA and National Basketball Players Association announced changes to the All-Star Game on Tuesday, some of the league's top stars shared their thoughts on the new format...

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  23. Victor Oladipo on His R&B Future and Starting Over with the Pacers

    In 2017, NBA players who rap are a dime a dozen (albeit with varying degrees of success). Singing, though, especially as newly minted Pacer Victor Oladipo does on his upcoming R&B EP Songs For You (out Oct...

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  24. Lakers News: Latest on Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram's Injuries and Recoveries

    The Los Angeles Lakers have battled through several key injuries in the early part of preseason play, and that includes two of their most exciting, young players in Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram ...

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  25. NBA GM Survey Projects Warriors Will Win Championship, LeBron James Will Be MVP

    The reigning champion Golden State Warriors were overwhelmingly selected to win the 2017-18 NBA championship in the annual general manager survey. On Wednesday, John Schuhmann of NBA...

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