1. Thibodeau Won't Say If Rookies Doug McDermott, Nikola Mirotic...

    Even with seven preseason games and close to 30 hours of practice on tape, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau doesn't have an answer about whether rookie forwards Doug McDermott and Nikola ...

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  2. Rondo Steals Show at Tip-Off Gala

    The Boston Celtics ' annual Tip-Off Gala -- a formal-wear event that both raises money for the Shamrock Foundation and previews the upcoming season -- has turned into a bit of a fashion show for the team's players...

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  3. As Knicks Triangle Offense Develops, Derek Fisher's Team...

    Defense has been something of a myth around the Knicks for many years now. It is still, theoretically, part of some grand tradition, but not really part of the institutional memory...

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  4. The Knicks Cut Orlando Sanchez and D.J. Mbenga

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  5. Miami Heat: Who Will Make Up for Lack of Shooting

    The Miami Heat will be without their superstar cornerstone LeBron James this year, but there are other players that are no longer in town that will also be missed.....

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  6. Miami Heat Know They Can Compete Without LeBron James

    Viewed through a narrow lens, a roster with Dwyane Wade , Chris Bosh , Luol Deng , Josh McRoberts, Mario Chalmers, Udonis Haslem, Norris Cole, Chris Andersen, Danny Granger and Shannon Brown looks like a pretty good team...

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  7. Norris Cole Faces Halloween Deadline for Extension

    While much of the focus with Norris Cole has been on whether he will be the opening-night starter when the Miami Heat host the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, an even more significant decision looms with the fourth-year point guard...

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  8. Damian Lillard Raps on 'Conan' (VIDEO)

    Portland Trail Blazers All-Star guard Damian Lillard was a guest Thursday on the TBS late-night show “Conan” with Conan O'Brien.....

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  9. 20 Maps That Explain the NBA

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  10. Atlanta Hawks: Will Adreian Payne Play Meaningful Minutes?

    Taken with the 15th pick of this year's NBA draft, 23-year-old Adreian Payne could have a big future with the Atlanta Hawks ...

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  11. Linebacker Michael Doctor a Quarterfinalist for Lott IMPACT Trophy

    Oregon State linebacker Michael Doctor has been named one of 20 quarterfinalists for the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy, the organization announced Wednesday.....

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  12. DC Mark Banker Says Key to Defending Stanford Is Stopping the Run

    Oregon State defensive coordinator knows Saturday's Pac-12 North clash with Stanford will be yet another a defensive struggle for the Beavers. He just hopes it isn't a repeat of last week's slugfest with No...

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  13. Utes Optimistic Passing Game Will Get Going

    Through six games, the Utah Utes have completed 92 of 162 passes with nine touchdowns and two interceptions. The throw game has been especially anemic over the past two games, amassing just 100 yards against UCLA and 62 at Oregon State...

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  14. Nate Orchard Is Second in the Nation in Sacks — He Wants to Be No. 1

    Utah defensive end Nate Orchard is off to a terrific start. His 10.5 sacks is the most by a Ute since John Frank recorded 13 in 1999. Orchard, however, reached double figures in just six games...

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  15. Oklahoma State Notebook: Cowboy Defensive Backs Will Be Under Fire

    West Virginia sports Kevin White, who might be the best offensive player in the Big 12, and Mario Alford. White has 69 catches for 1,020 yards and seven touchdowns. Alford has 38 catches for 464 yards and five TDs...

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  16. How Josh Furman Went from Hardly Playing at Michigan to Become...

    It's as if Furman simply dropped from the sky at the exact right moment, because the Cowboys entered this season with a massive hole at star linebacker.....

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  17. NBA GMs Love the Warriors, Especially Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson

    NBA .com published the results of their annual general managers survey, and while the results were predictably LeBron James, Spurs and Clippers centric, the Warriors received several individual and collective nods for various positive things...

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  18. Wizards to Cut Butler, James, Silas?

    The Wizards are set to part ways with Rasual Butler, Damion James and Xavier Silas, reports J. Michael of CSNWashington.com, who writes amid his story on Washington's deal with John Lucas III...

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  19. Oakland Raiders Rookies Growing Up Fast

    When the epitaph of the 2014 Raiders season is written, the good news is it will likely include something positive on their rookie draft class...

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  20. Oakland Raiders Adding Michael Sam Makes Sense for Struggling Team

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  21. What to Make of First Round Pick Khalil Mack

    The Oakland Raiders were ecstatic when linebacker Khalil Mack fell to them with the fifth pick of the 2014 NFL Draft...

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  22. Bobby Lashley Vows to Capture Title, Respect in 'wide Open'...

    Hype has always been one of the more curious accessories to the modern fight game. The athletes and carnival barkers will always be the main players, but it's true that the dance floor ...

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  23. Brad Stevens Is Probably in Boston for the Long Haul

    Tis the season for speculation. In the Grantland preview for the Celtics , Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose speculate that Brad Stevens will get tired of losing basketball games and bolt to the greener pastures of the college game in the offseason...

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  24. Future Is Bright for Dwight Powell

    Celtics rookie Dwight Powell has yet to play a regular season NBA game, but is already with his third NBA team.....

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  25. Smart Continues to Make Strides Offensively

    Brad Stevens has been around the NBA long enough to know you should never, ever get too excited about how a player performs in the preseason.....

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