NBA Training Camp Primer: Breaking Down the Hottest News, Notes and More

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NBA Training Camp Primer: Breaking Down the Hottest News, Notes and More
David Banks-US PRESSWIRE

Is Derrick Rose seriously considering taking the season off to allow his knee the utmost time to recover?

That's the word on the street. If true, that would make Adidas' "Return of Derrick Rose" ad campaign either really awkward or the most extensive series of commercials in human history. Forget the expectations of Bulls fans and teammates—Rose could be screening his caller ID for sneaker execs if he shuts it down for good this season.

Of course, the former MVP isn't the only one trying to get healthy.

Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul are too, albeit in far more limited capacities. You also might have heard a thing or two about Dwight Howard's return from back surgery. And if the latest news about Dirk Nowitzki is as bad as it sounds, he could be next in line.

From the latest injury updates to the scintillating drama that typifies the kickoff of an NBA season, we're bringing you all the latest news brewing in training camps around the league.

Here's the latest rundown.

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