1. Fantasy Basketball 2014-15: Ranking the 10 Biggest Difference-Makers This Season

    When constructing a championship-worthy fantasy basketball squad, you're looking for two things in particular: players who won't force you to punt a category and difference-makers who can help you singlehandedly win one (or more)...

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  2. Clippers Still Working to Shake off Preseason Rust as Regular Season Begins

    LOS ANGELES—The atmosphere at Staples Center was nothing short of electric for what was undoubtedly the most hotly anticipated home opener in the history of the Los Angeles Clippers ...

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  3. Which Golden State Warrior Will See the Biggest Role Shift in 2014-15?

    The Golden State Warriors offense will be a lot faster this season with Andrew Bogut right in the thick of it...

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  4. Clippers Hold off Short-Handed Thunder

    LOS ANGELES -- Blake Griffin scored 23 points, making two free throws with five seconds left, Chris Paul added 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 ...

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  5. Mavs Depth Continues to Pay Dividends

    On the one hand, you could say that sending the Utah Jazz here, after playing in Houston only 24 hours ago, was the Mavericks' easiest layup of the night...

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  6. LeBron James Connects Better with Fans Than Teammates in Opening Loss

    CLEVELAND — Four years, three months and 21 days had finally elapsed, so now the countdown could be measured in minutes, and not many at that...

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  7. Parsons: 'We Have a Lot of Ways to Hurt' Teams

    Now that the Mavs have brought back Tyson Chandler and J.J. Barea to fill out a roster bearing an uncanny resemblance to the one so rudely dumped outside the city limits following ...

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  8. Snyder Wants Hayward to Be More 'Aggressive'

    Dallas • Before tipoff tonight at the American Airlines Center, Quin Snyder was smiling off a steady onslaught of birthday wishes. The Jazz coach turned 48 today. But even then Snyder knew he could be in for a tough night...

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  9. James: Opener Was 'Fun While It Lasted'

    CLEVELAND -- After all the breathless commercials and East 4th St. beer bashes, after all the white confetti tosses and red glow-stick shows, came a reminder to rollicking Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night...

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  10. Jazz 3-Point Defense Lets Them Down

    For nearly the entire first half, the Utah Jazz stood toe-to-toe with Houston Rockets on Wednesday night in Utah's season opener at EnergySolutions Arena...

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  11. Timberwolves Hold off Pistons' Late Rally

    As far as first impressions go, Thaddeus Young has so far been about as good as the Minnesota Timberwolves could have asked for...

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  12. Vucevic: Magic 'Not Good Enough' to Overcome TOs

    The Orlando Magic inadvertently set the tone for their home opener Thursday night less than a minute into their matchup against the Washington Wizards ...

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  13. Grading Utah Jazz's Final 15-Man Roster

    Thanks to the 15 players management has put together into one roster, optimism is the prevailing feeling around the Utah Jazz . It took all of training camp, and a couple of waiver claims just before the season, to get to this final 15...

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  14. Pistons Come Back but Fall Short vs. Timberwolves

    As the officials' whistles mounted, so did the tempers of the Pistons . And as things got tough, the players got to wilting...

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  15. Grading Sacramento Kings' Final 15-Man Roster

    The 15-man roster is set, and the regular season is here for the Sacramento Kings . To get to this point, the team had to cut a few players, including Sim Bhullar and, most recently, Trey Johnson...

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  16. Pierce's Late Game Heroics Save Wiz

    ORLANDO -- This is where having Paul Pierce pays off. Desperate for a bucket to slow down the Magic 's fourth-quarter run in the last two minutes, the Wizards exploited his mismatch with Ben Gordon by getting him the ball in the mid-post...

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  17. Temple: Pierce's Takeover 'Brought Back Memories'

    ORLANDO — Marcin Gortat recognized the mismatch from across the court and the Washington Wizards center didn't hesitate...

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  18. New York Knicks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 10/30/14: Video Highlights and Recap

    The Cleveland Cavaliers looked to live up to the considerable preseason hype on Thursday when they opened their 2014-15 campaign against the New York Knicks...

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  19. Watch: Carmelo Hits Dagger to Spoil LeBron's Homecoming

    Carmelo Anthony hit a dagger baseline jumper to lift New York to a surprising 95-90 road victory over Cleveland and spoil LeBron James' homecoming...

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  20. Carmelo Anthony Leads Knicks to 95-90 Win over Cavaliers

    CLEVELAND - Outside of Quicken Loans Arena, the crowd and atmosphere made it feel as if an NBA Finals game was about to be played...

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  21. Enormity of Moment Proves Too Much for LeBron James

    CLEVELAND: For one of the few times in his basketball life, the enormity of the moment seemed to get to LeBron James...

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  22. Blatt: Cavs Became 'Static' in Opener

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cavaliers coach David Blatt answered questions from the media Thursday night after his team's season-opening 95-90 loss to the New York Knicks at The Q...

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  23. Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks 10/30/14: Video Highlights and Recap

    The Dallas Mavericks looked to bounce back from a tough loss in their season opener when they faced the Utah Jazz on Thursday night...

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  24. Watch: Telfair Soars for Double-Clutch Reverse

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  25. Russell Westbrook Injury: Updates on Thunder Star's Hand and Return

    Once a pillar of consistency in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's starting lineup, Russell Westbrook looks to have been bitten by the injury bug for the second season in a row. After Thursday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers , E SPN's J..

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