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Suns rookie Warren out with broken thumb (Yahoo Sports)

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 13: TJ Warren #12 of the Phoenix Suns takes a shot against the Houston Rockets on October 13, 2014 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns rookie forward T.J. Warren has a small crack in a bone in his left thumb.


Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 7:30 pm

Bobby Phills’ jersey heading back to Charlotte (Yahoo Sports)

Bobby Phills’ retired No. 13 jersey is heading back to Charlotte. Phills’ jersey was originally raised to the rafters at the Charlotte Coliseum on Feb. 9, 2000, following his death in a car accident a month earlier. Now that the Hornets name has returned to Charlotte, so too will the jersey. Phills is the only player in Hornets’ history to have his jersey retired.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 7:07 pm

New Jersey files defense of sports betting effort (Yahoo Sports)

Claims that New Jersey’s plan to allow legal sports gambling violates federal law are meritless, the state wrote in a court filing in response to efforts by four major U.S. The track is the only venue in the state that has said it will take bets under a law signed by Gov. Chris Christie last Friday that allows sports betting at racetracks and casinos. The NFL, the NBA, the NHL, Major League Baseball and the NCAA have until the end of Thursday to file a reply to the state’s filing, after which U.S. District Michael Shipp has indicated he will decide whether oral argument is necessary.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 6:53 pm

Championship window might be closing for Thunder (Yahoo Sports)

The future looks bright for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Durant, Westbrook and Ibaka – who have played together for the past five years – certainly have the talent to make a jump.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 6:29 pm

Griffin and Paul lead Clippers over Suns 108-105 (Yahoo Sports)

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 22: The Los Angeles Clippers huddle during a game against the Phoenix Suns on October 22, 2014 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers new owner Steve Ballmer attended his first home game Wednesday night at Staples Center and the Clippers broke out of their preseason funk with a 108-105 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday night.


Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 6:23 am

Rookie Randle leads Lakers past Blazers 94-86 (Yahoo Sports)

Ontario, CA- OCTOBER 22: Julius Randle #30 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California on October 22, 2014 . (Photo by Noah Graham /NBAE via Getty Images)

Rookie Julius Randle scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and Jeremy Lin added 13 points in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 94-86 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in a preseason game Wednesday night. Wayne Ellington and Wesley Johnson scored 11 points apiece for the Lakers (3-4), who played a solid defensive game and surged in the fourth quarter despite 18 turnovers. Los Angeles won without Kobe Bryant, who sat out to rest.


Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 5:08 am

Gasol leads Grizzlies past Cavaliers, 96-92 (Yahoo Sports)

MEMPHIS, TN - OCTOBER 22: Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers posts up against Zach Randolph #50 of the Memphis Grizzlies during the game on October 22, 2014 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Memphis Grizzlies reserves accomplished what the starters couldn’t – they built enough of a lead to put away the Cleveland Cavaliers. Marc Gasol had 16 points and nine rebounds, his backup Kosta Koufos scored eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, and the Grizzlies beat Cleveland 96-92 on Wednesday night. ”Our defense leads to our offense.” Quincy Pondexter added 15 points for Memphis and Zach Randolph had 11. Mike Conley, Nick Calathes and Jon Leuer each had 10 points.


Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 4:46 am


ESPN - United States

Smith: Adjustment to triangle is ‘a struggle’

The adjustment to the triangle has been “a struggle” for J.R Smith and it isn’t just because the system is foreign to him.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 8:23 pm

Melo: "It’s The New Knicks Now"

Visit ESPN.com for the complete story.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 7:50 pm

Suns rookie Warren out with broken thumb

Phoenix Suns rookie forward T.J. Warren has a small crack in a bone in his left thumb.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 7:47 pm

ESPN.com NBA Player Rankings: 11-15

ESPN.com NBA Player Rankings: 11-15

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 7:33 pm

Phills’ No. 13 jersey returning to Charlotte

Bobby Phills’ retired No. 13 jersey is heading back to Charlotte.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 7:26 pm

Buss: Only ‘losers’ afraid to play with Kobe

Lakers president Jeanie Buss has a message for any player who doesn’t want to play with Kobe Bryant: good riddance.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 7:02 pm

Source: Carter-Williams eyes Nov. 13 return

Michael Carter-Williams and the Philadelphia 76ers have set a target date of Nov. 13 for his return, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 6:52 pm

Inside Hoops - United States

Nets waive Willie Reed

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on forward/center Willie Reed, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today.
Reed, who was signed to the Nets’ training camp roster on September 25, 2014, posted averages of 4.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in two preseason contests.
The NBA regular season begins Tuesday, October 28. The Nets on paper appear to [...]

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 3:34 pm

Andrea Bargnani still not healthy yet

Here’s the New York Post reporting on Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani, who continues to be unable to help the team as he slowly — very slowly — recovers from his latest injury:

Andrea Bargnani said he’s not sure when he will return from a right hamstring strain and admitted he’s frustrated by the injury.
When two reporters from Italy [...]

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 2:44 pm

Houston Rockets sign Geron Johnson, waive Akil Mitchell

The Houston Rockets have signed guard Geron Johnson and requested waivers on forward Akil Mitchell, General Manager Daryl Morey announced today.
Johnson (6-3, 203, Memphis), appeared in 67 contests at Memphis University holding career averages of 9.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in 28.3 minutes. An Ohio native, Johnson spent his junior and [...]

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 2:23 pm

Suns forward T.J. Warren suffers thumb injury

Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren has sustained a small crack in a bone in his left thumb. He will be treated with a splint and rest. There is no timetable for his return.
Warren, a rookie from North Carolina State, was selected by the Suns with the 14th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. He [...]

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 1:48 pm

Sixers Dancers have new Signature Dress

The Philadelphia 76ers today unveiled the Sixers Dancers “Signature Dress” by Nicole Miller.
All 22 members of the Sixers Dancers will wear the dress – created in the team’s signature blue and red colors, and accented with a silver Sixers logo pin – on the court during pregame introductions and the National Anthem at the Philadelphia [...]

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 6:23 pm

Vanilla Ice to perform at Minnesota Timberwolves home opener

Ice, ice, baby.
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that multi-platinum recording artist Vanilla Ice will perform at halftime of the team’s regular season home opener against the Detroit Pistons on Thursday, Oct. 30.
Back long, long ago, Vanilla Ice topped the charts for 16 weeks with his multi-platinum breakthrough album To The Extreme, which became the fastest [...]

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 5:03 pm

Wizards 2014-15 alternate jerseys

The Washington Wizards today unveiled images of their new 2014-15 alternate uniform which is primarily navy blue with red color-blocking at the top and “Washington” listed on the front while the navy shorts feature the secondary “Monument” logo.
The Wizards will wear these navy alternate 2014-15 jerseys for every road game played on a Wednesday as [...]

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 10:38 pm

NBA - United States

Bobby Phills’ jersey heading back to Charlotte

Bobby Phills’ retired No. 13 jersey is heading back to Charlotte.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 7:17 pm

NBA Replay Center to open with first game of 2014-15 season

The National Basketball Association announced Thursday that the league will open a new, state-of-the-art NBA Replay Center beginning with the first game of the 2014-15 NBA regular season. The NBA Replay Center will enhance the performance of NBA referees by allowing them to review multiple camera angles on one screen at the same time, ensuring they have the best angles to make conclusive calls when a play is reviewable. The facility is located in Secaucus, N.J.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 6:46 pm

New 10-story LeBron banner to be unveiled before opener

The new gigantic banner celebrating LeBron James’ return to Cleveland will be unveiled Oct. 30 before the Cavaliers open the NBA season.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 3:08 pm

Suns Draft pick Warren has break in thumb

Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren has sustained a small crack in a bone in his left thumb. He will be treated with a splint and rest. There is no timetable for his return.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 6:50 am

Clippers coach: Griffin police case no distraction

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he trusts player Blake Griffin, and a police investigation of a man’s complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub shouldn’t distract the team.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 5:29 am

Jazz waive Jack Cooley, Dahntay Jones

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived forward Jack Cooley and guard Dahntay Jones. Following the moves, Utah’s roster now stands at 15 players.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 5:05 am

Thunder exercise options on Adams, Roberson, Jones and Lamb

The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised its third-year options on center Steven Adams and forward Andre Roberson in addition to its fourth-year options on forward Perry Jones and guard Jeremy Lamb, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 12:32 am


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