1. Josh McRoberts Had Toe Surgery After Last Season, Going Easy in Heat Camp

    Miami signed Josh McRoberts early in free agency, before they knew LeBron James was going to bolt. He was a forward with energy and toughness that fits well in the space-and-pace system Erik Spoelstra is going to run whether LeBron is there or not...

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  2. Breaking Down Brooklyn Nets' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

    Ever since the Brooklyn Nets left New Jersey two years ago, the team has generated a fair amount of buzz...

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  3. Sixers Claim Chris Johnson Off Waivers

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  4. Report: No Extension Talks for Shumpert

    Iman Shumpert is entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract. He is eligible to sign a rookie scale extension between now and Oct. 31...

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  5. Report: Celtics to Waive Thomas, Lucas

    The Celtics have waived Malcolm Thomas and John Lucas III, Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting (Twitter link)...

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  6. Monroe: I Could Re-Sign with DET Next Summer

    Eric Bledsoe threatened it, but Greg Monroe actually did it — he will play for the qualifying offer of $5.5 million this season just so he can be a free agent next summer...

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  7. Dwyane Wade's Goal: Play in 82 Games This Season

    Dwyane Wade played in 54 games last season, part of a knee maintenance program designed to keep him fresh for the games that mattered in the playoffs (and he played almost 35 minutes a game in the playoffs, scoring 17...

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  8. How Stephen Curry Can Cement Status as a Top-10 Player During 2014-15

    Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors has emerged as one of the 10 best players in the NBA , but that placement isn ’t cemented. He needs to deal with some holes in his game to retain that status...

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  9. PG Deron Williams Responds to Kobe Bryant's Comments About Poor Shooting

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant may not have been taking a shot at Brooklyn Nets star Deron Williams with his recent comments about poor shooting nights, but the point guard responded to Bryant regardless...

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  10. Not Just Another Pickup Game

    SAN QUENTIN, Calif. – They walked back out some two hours and 45 minutes later, past death row with the loud cadence of the Mexican Mafia counting off exercises, through the two ...

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  11. Five Things To Watch: Detroit Pistons

    The Detroit Pistons are in another rebuilding phase, with longtime president Joe Dumars out and Stan Van Gundy taking over both as chief executive and coach...

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  12. Nets Look for Stability with New Coach Hollins

    After his first official practice as Nets head coach, Lionel Hollins was asked what allowed him to have the kind of sustained success and stability he achieved in Memphis over his four-plus years there...

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  13. Fisher: 'I'm Not Phil Jackson, That's for Sure'

    Knicks rookie coach Derek Fisher said he is not a Phil Jackson clone or puppet and has learned plenty from other marquee coaches...

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  14. Source: Cavs Expected to Sign Stephen Holt, Chris Crawford & Shane Edwards

    INDEPENDENCE: The Cavaliers are expected to sign guards Stephen Holt and Chris Crawford and forward Shane Edwards for training camp purposes, a league source told the Beacon Journal on condition of anonymity because the moves are not yet official...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 days ago 2,649 reads 0 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant Studied a Hunting Cheetah to Improve His Fadeaway Jumper

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has one of the greatest fadeaway jumpers ever. Had it not been for the Discovery Channel, it may not be what it is today. You read that right...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 170,233 reads 246 comments

  16. Duncan Admits to 'Hesitation' in Returning

    SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan did not wrestle with the decision per se, but it is fair to say he sparred with it...

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  17. From the Dungeon to the Top: Spoelstra's Rise

    On the first Saturday in September, the last player on the court at La Salle High in Miami is a senior guard named Jacknelson Joseph, perched on the left wing in purple shoes and rainbow socks...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 days ago 9,512 reads 4 comments

  18. LeBron: Kyrie to Handle PG Duties, Run Offense

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- With two championships under his belt and the storybook factor of coming back home on his side, the presumption was that LeBron James would be the unequivocal top dog of Cleveland 's new-look Big Three...

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  19. Blatt's Personality Is Something LeBron James Doesn't Want Him to Change

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- David Blatt is a polarizing, embracing, personable figure. He doesn't mind cracking a few jokes, coming up with witty responses...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 3 days ago 1,579 reads 0 comments

  20. Gary Payton Won't Be Mentoring Giannis Antetokounmpo After All

    Jason Kidd is the new head coach of the Bucks , and has plans to turn one of the team's longest players in Giannis Antetokounmpo into a point guard — something he seems capable ...

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  21. Tyreke Evans Injury: Updates on Pelicans Star's Hamstring and Return

    The New Orleans Pelicans play their first game of the 2014-15 season on October 28 against Orlando , and it appears there is a chance star shooting guard Tyreke Evans won't be able to suit up for that contest...

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  22. Tyreke Evans out 3-5 Weeks with Hamstring Injury

    The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Tyreke Evans is expected to miss 3-5 weeks with a strained right hamstring...

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  23. Keith Bogans to 76ers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    Hopefully Keith Bogans didn't put down any money on a house in Cleveland because two days after the Cavaliers acquired him in a deal with the Boston Celtics, he has reportedly been traded again...

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  24. Report: Keith Bogans Traded to PHI; Creates Trade Exception

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  25. Nick 'Swaggy P' Young Takes Breaks from Workouts to Show Off Poetry Skills

    The "P" in Los Angeles Lakers star Nick Young's "Swaggy P" nickname may stand for "Poet." Young took some breaks during late-night workouts on Friday to show off his poetry skills...

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