1. What to Watch for at Houston Rockets' 2014 Training Camp

    Houston Rockets fans can rejoice as training camp approaches and the new season begins. After a long summer full of playoff and free agent disappointments, a new year with new hopes has finally arrived...

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  2. McGary Brings Infectious Enthusiasm to OKC

    Kevin Durant takes a lot of shots. And he tends to make a lot of them. During games. During practice. After practice. On his own time. The four-time scoring champ.....

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  3. Rodney Stuckey, Solomon Hill Get First Team Reps in First Practice

    The Indiana Pacers had their first practice, and both Rodney Stuckey and Solomon Hill got reps with the first team...

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  4. Thibodeau Reveals Starters but Wants to Experiment

    Derrick Rose said the Bulls scrimmaged briefly on the first day of training camp for the first time he can remember, and it's no surprise Rose started alongside Jimmy Butler, Mike Dunleavy, Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah ...

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  5. Charlotte Facing Unfamiliar Expectations

    ASHEVILLE A year ago the then-Charlotte Bobcats were just trying to establish respect. A 28-120 record the previous two seasons made them seem more a punch line than a viable NBA franchise...

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  6. Hawes Hopes to Play in Griffin-Jordan Lineup

    LAS VEGAS – Part of the reason Spencer Hawes signed a free-agent deal with the Clippers this summer was the chance to play with either Blake Griffin or DeAndre Jordan...

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  7. McDermott, Mirotic Won't Crack Rotation Easily

    The night before his first official NBA practice, Doug McDermott went to bed early. He set three alarm clocks. He awoke every hour, hearing Tom Thibodeau's voice...

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  8. What Has to Happen for Anthony Davis to Win Ahead-of-Schedule MVP?

    The laws of physics don't apply to Anthony Davis. So why should we expect conventional rules governing space and time to determine when he wins his first MVP award? Think about ...

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  9. Sans Rondo, Turner to Compete for PG Minutes

    The Celtics kicked off their first day of training camp Tuesday with a double session at the team's practice facility in Waltham...

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  10. DeRozan Won't Rest on Recent Success

    TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan became an NBA all-star and had a great year, but if you expect him to rest on his laurels, you just don't know DeRozan...

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  11. Johnson Eyeing Bounce-Back Year

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Witnessing Joe Johnson fill up the net at a breakneck pace against his former team used to ignite a slow boil inside Jarrett Jack...

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  12. Malone: Reggie Evans and Jason Thompson Are the 'MVPs' of Training Camp

    The longest-tenured King and the oldest King are impressing the coaching staff. That's the word from coach Michael Malone after Tuesday's practice...

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  13. Teague to Test out Goggles This Season

    Hawks guard Jeff Teague will need to wear corrective lenses on the court for the first time in his career. He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday that he'll test out prescription goggles during training camp...

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  14. Is It Time for Blake Griffin to Take Charge of Los Angeles Clippers' Fate?

    PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Clippers ' media day brought with it a predictable peppering of questions concerning the team's fourth-quarter collapse in Game 5 of last season's second-round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

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  15. Fisher-Phil Era Begins in Defense Mode

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- With Phil Jackson seated sideline next to executives, Derek Fisher's first-ever practice as a head coach lasted nearly three hours...

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  16. Felix out 4 Weeks with Shoulder Injury

    SALT LAKE CITY (September 30, 2014) – The following is a medical update on Utah Jazz guard/forward Carrick Felix, who suffered a left shoulder injury during Tuesday's morning ...

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  17. Scott: Kobe Plans to Play All Preseason Games

    Lakers coach Byron Scott said Kobe plans on playing in all 8 preseason games to get the rust off, get his timing and get his legs ready...

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  18. Carlisle Dishes on Nelson, Parsons at Camp

    The Dallas Mavericks went through their first two practices of training camp Tuesday and coach Rick Carlisle took some time after the morning workout to offer a few thoughts about a couple of interesting topics...

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  19. Celtics Expect to Play with Pace and Space

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  20. New-Look Bulls' Hopes Still Rest on the Knees of Derrick Rose

    CHICAGO — Derrick Rose is only three years removed from his 2011 MVP campaign, but it feels like a lifetime—to fans and to the Chicago Bulls ’ superstar point guard...

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  21. Continuity Resonates as Blazers Open Camp

    TUALATIN – The Trail Blazers , 4½ months after ending their 2013-14 season, started practice for 2014-15 at their practice facility Tuesday...

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  22. Timberwolves' Kevin Martin Claims He Learned of Kevin Love's Trade a Month Late

    NBA All-Star Kevin Love's move from the Minnesota Timberwolves to join LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers was one of the biggest transactions of the offseason (actually, second ...

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  23. Nuggets' Mascot Rocky Surprises Bosses with GOP Rally Appearance

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  24. Report: Sixers to Waive Pierre Jackson

    The Sixers have waived Pierre Jackson today, reports Marc Stein of ESPN.com (via Twitter). This move comes as no surprise.....

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  25. Report: Sixers Waive Pierre Jackson

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