1. Nicolas Batum Out 8-12 Weeks with Elbow Injury

    Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Nicolas Batum suffered a torn ligament in his left elbow and will be out eight to 12 weeks, the Hornets announced Thursday. The Vertical's Shams Charania first reported the news...

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  2. Why Under Armour's Curry 4 Will Become Stephen Curry's Defining Sneaker

    Under Armour's Curry 4 may become the most important sneaker of Stephen Curry 's lifetime. And, no, that statement isn't just a boiled-over pot of hyperbole...

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  3. Kenyon Martin Says Jeremy Lin's Dreadlocks Show He Wants to Be Black

    Former Nets forward Kenyon Martin posted an Instagram video Wednesday criticizing Jeremy Lin's new dreadlocks, which were recently the subject of a Players' Tribune article...

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  4. Disgust with All-Star Game Pushed Chris Paul, Michael Jordan to Demand Change

    It's difficult to pinpoint exactly when the NBA All-Star Game became an unwatchable bore-fest. Was it the 2015 version that went over like a lead balloon at Madison Square Garden, ...

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  5. Joel Embiid Comments on His Tennis Game: 'They Call Me the Black Roger Federer'

    Limited to 31 promising games in an NBA career derailed by injuries, Joel Embiid still must prove he's durable enough to one day steer a playoff contender. Tennis may not be the best hobby for the big man's legs...

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  6. Norman Powell, Raptors Reportedly Agree to New 4-Year, $42 Million Contract

    The Toronto Raptors and guard Norman Powell agreed to a four-year, $42 million contract extension Thursday, which will keep him with the team through 2021-22. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the news...

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  7. LaMarcus Aldridge Details Talk with Gregg Popovich over Being Unhappy with Spurs

    San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge said he initiated a conversation with head coach Gregg Popovich over the summer in hopes of becoming a better fit in the team's system...

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  8. Adam Silver Talks 82-Game Season, Possible International Franchises in NBA

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spoke Thursday about the possibility of international NBA franchises, the need for travel technology to advance for that to be a consideration and even the 82-game regular season...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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 19 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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