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Wizards sign guard John Lucas (Yahoo Sports)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have signed guard John Lucas.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 8:25 pm

Durant struggling to deal with injury (Yahoo Sports)

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - OCTOBER 14: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at the Chesapeak Energy Arena on October 14, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder forward Kevin Durant says he has been antsy since finding out he will miss the early part of the season with a broken bone in his right foot.


Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 7:52 pm

Nuggets turn the page on injury-filled season (Yahoo Sports)

DENVER (AP) — The influence of Peyton Manning even extends to the basketball court these days.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 6:52 pm

Grizzlies set sights high with Marc Gasol healthy (Yahoo Sports)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Marc Gasol is fully recovered from the sprained left knee that cost him 23 games last season, and the Grizzlies center worked hard this summer to be in even better shape for the final year of his contract.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 6:48 pm

LeBron eyeing his third title, first for Cavaliers (Yahoo Sports)

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 20: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against Tony Snell #20 of the Chicago Bulls on October 20, 2014 at Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Four years away from home changed LeBron James. He came back more mature, more focused, more complete – in a class by himself as a player.


Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 5:59 pm

Hawks waive Eddie, Pittman, trim roster to 15 (Yahoo Sports)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have trimmed their roster to 15 players by waiving forward Jarell Eddie and center Dexter Pittman.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 5:49 pm

Kobe returns for uncertain season with Lakers (Yahoo Sports)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Byron Scott realizes he got his dream coaching job at a time when the Los Angeles Lakers are much closer to their absolute worst than their hallowed best.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 5:39 pm


ESPN - United States

Leagues file order to derail N.J. sports betting

The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 9:21 pm

ESPN.com NBA Player Rankings: 21-25

ESPN.com NBA Player Rankings: 21-25

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 8:35 pm

Durant won’t rush back, says injury ‘win-win’

The door swung open and Kevin Durant rolled in — literally, on a scooter — to speak with the media for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a Jones fracture in his right foot.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 6:00 pm

Wizards add veteran Lucas to bolster depth

The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, added John Lucas III on Tuesday.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 5:59 pm

Rose scores 30, but Irving, Cavs best Bulls

LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 4:18 pm

Leagues seek to halt New Jersey sports betting

The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues will file for immediate injunctive relief Tuesday to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend, according to State Sen. Raymond Lesniak.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 3:58 pm

Pacers’ George back to shooting jump shots

Less than three months after suffering a compound fracture in his right leg, Indiana Pacers star Paul George was seen Monday shooting jumpers with teammates.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 3:10 am

Inside Hoops - United States

Warriors sign guard Sean Kilpatrick

The Golden State Warriors signed free agent guard Sean Kilpatrick to a contract today. It is likely a non-guaranteed deal just for preseason.
Kilpatrick, 24 years old, earned First Team All-America honors as a senior at the University of Cincinnati in 2013-14, posting an American Athletic Conference-best 20.6 points per contest to go with 4.3 rebounds, [...]

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 2:24 am

Lakers waive Keith Appling, Jeremy Tyler

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Keith Appling and center Jeremy Tyler, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
Appling, a rookie from Michigan State, saw action in two games this preseason, scoring two points with three rebounds and two assists in 20 minutes.
Tyler, a three-year NBA veteran with Golden State, Atlanta, and [...]

Posted on 20 October 2014 @ 10:02 pm

Kyrylo Fesenko waived by Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived center Kyrylo Fesenko.
Fesenko, 27, appeared in one preseason game for the Wolves, tallying one rebound and one steal in three minutes of play. The 7-1 center saw action in five games (three starts) for the Wolves entry in 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging [...]

Posted on 20 October 2014 @ 9:15 pm

Miami Heat sign Larry Drew II

The Miami HEAT signed Larry Drew II today.
Drew, a guard, played in 11 games (two starts) with the HEAT during the 2014 summer leagues, where he averaged 4.4 points, 3.6 assists, 1.55 steals and 1.5 rebounds on 43.9 percent shooting from the field, 50 percent from three-point range and 77.8 percent on free throws.
Drew spent [...]

Posted on 20 October 2014 @ 5:46 pm

Cavaliers waive Chris Crawford, Stephen Holt

The Cleveland Cavaliers today waived guards Chris Crawford and Stephen Holt, according to Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin.
Crawford received limited court time in five preseason games for the Cavs, averaging 2.4 points and 1.6 assists in 7.6 minutes per game.
Holt played (just barely) in two preseason games, averaging 3.0 points in 2.3 minutes per game.
The [...]

Posted on 19 October 2014 @ 9:16 pm

Kings exercise Ben McLemore contract option

Guard Ben McLemore can jump high, play basketball, and do other things as well. He needs to shoot better, but has the potential to improve in that category. The Sacramento Kings appreciate this about him.
The Kings announced today they have picked up the 2015-16 option on McLemore’s contract, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro.
Entering [...]

Posted on 19 October 2014 @ 9:06 pm

Bulls waive Kim English, Ben Hansbrough, Solomon Jones

The Chicago Bulls announced today that the team has waived guards Kim English and Ben Hansbrough, as well as forward/center Solomon Jones.
The three players originally signed with Chicago as free agents on Sept. 26, 2014.
Chicago’s roster now stands at 14

Posted on 18 October 2014 @ 4:29 pm

NBA - United States

Durant won’t rush return from foot injury

Thunder forward Kevin Durant is having a tough time getting used to the fact that he will miss the early part of the season with a bone fracture in his right foot.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 8:23 pm

NBA TV to salute San Antonio Spurs with special ‘Champions Day’ programming Monday, Oct. 27

NBA TV will feature special daylong programming on Monday, Oct. 27, to celebrate the 2014 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. The network will premiere three original programs — Champions Revealed: 2014 San Antonio Spurs, Open Court: NBA Champions Edition and 2014San Antonio Spurs: Go Spurs Go — along with re-airs of past NBA Finals performances and season reviews from the Spurs’ five title-winning seasons.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 7:54 pm

With new vibe, Hornets look to take next step

New name. New uniforms. And, most importantly, newfound confidence.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 6:57 pm

Talented youngsters try to speed up rebuilding process

Since their arrival, Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan and coach Jacque Vaughn have avoided making too many predictions about their team.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 6:53 pm

No longer rebuilding, Wizards ready for deep playoffs run

Bradley Beal caused a bit of a stir on Washington Wizards media day when he proclaimed: “I think we’re definitely the best backcourt in the league.”

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 6:50 pm

Hawks waive Eddie, Pittman, trim roster to 15

The Atlanta Hawks have trimmed their roster to 15 players by waiving forward Jarell Eddie and center Dexter Pittman.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 6:07 pm

Warriors hoping Kerr is final piece for title run

Any time a team fires a coach after a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances the message from ownership is clear: good is not good enough.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 6:04 pm


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