1. Explaining the NBA Rule Changes for 2017-18 Season

    The NBA approved a number of rule changes heading into the 2017-18 season. Here is an explainer of all the rules, what they mean to the viewer and whether the changes will have any tangible effect on how we watch the game...

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  2. LaMarcus Aldridge Extension Likely Takes Spurs Out of LeBron James Sweepstakes

    LOS ANGELES — The San Antonio Spurs appear to be out of the LeBron James hunt. On Monday, the franchise agreed to sign forward LaMarcus Aldridge to a three-year, $72.3 million contract extension...

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  3. Dante Exum to Undergo Surgery on Shoulder Injury Suffered in Preseason

    Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum will undergo surgery on his separated left shoulder. On Monday, the Jazz announced Exum would undergo the surgery in an effort "to stabilize the AC joint of his left shoulder" after he separated it in an Oct...

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  4. Richard Jefferson, Nuggets Reportedly Agree on 1-Year, $2.3 Million Contract

    Richard Jefferson 's whirlwind journey continued on Monday as he reportedly agreed on a one-year, $2.3 million contract with the Denver Nuggets , according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski ...

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  5. Draymond Green Questions Rockets: 'I Don't Know How Serious They Take Defense'

    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green questioned the defensive prowess of the Houston Rockets leading up to the 2017-18 season in a Monday interview...

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  6. Jabari Parker, Bucks Fail to Agree on Contract Extension, Will Become RFA

    The Milwaukee Bucks failed to negotiate a contract extension for Jabari Parker before Monday's deadline, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The small forward is now set to become a restricted free agent next summer...

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  7. Marcus Smart, Celtics Fail to Agree Contract Extension, Guard to Become RFA

    Guard Marcus Smart 's time with the Boston Celtics could be limited after the two sides reportedly failed to reach an agreement on a contract extension Monday...

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  8. Kay Felder Reportedly Claimed by Bulls After Cavaliers Trade, Hawks Release

    Kay Felder is headed to the Chicago Bulls after the team claimed the second-year point guard off waivers, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical...

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  9. Gregg Popovich: Donald Trump a 'Soulless Coward' for Comment on Fallen Soldiers

    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich called the sitting president a "soulless coward" Monday. Dave Zirin of The Nation reported the news, noting Popovich's comments were ...

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  10. LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Agree to 3-Year, $72 Million Contract Extension

    The San Antonio Spurs announced on Monday they've agreed to a contract extension with LaMarcus Aldridge . According to The Vertical's Shams Charania , the deal is worth $72...

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  11. Kendrick Perkins Reportedly Agrees to Contract with Cavaliers' G League Team

    Two days after the Cleveland Cavaliers waived him, Kendrick Perkins agreed to a deal with the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers' affiliate in the NBA G League, according to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski ...

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  12. Will Barton Carried Off Court After Suffering Ankle Injury in Practice

    Denver Nuggets swingman Will Barton suffered an injury during practice Monday and needed to be carried off the court, BSNDenver.com's T.J. McBride reported...

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  13. Kyrie Irving Reportedly to Be Honored by Cavaliers on Opening Night vs. Celtics

    Despite his ugly departure from the team this summer, the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly will honor former point guard Kyrie Irving during their season opener against the Boston Celtics ...

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  14. JR Smith on Celtics: 'I Don't Think They Really Pose a Big Threat to Us'

    JR Smith has seen the moves the Boston Celtics made this offseason, but his faith in himself and the Cleveland Cavaliers is unwavering...

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  15. NBA Jersey Sponsors That Actually Make Sense

    This year, the NBA is allowing companies to advertise on teams' uniforms. There's one problem, though: Most of these partnerships don't make any damned sense. For example, the Warriors are working with Rakuten...

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  16. Lakers News: Latest on Andrew Bogut, Brook Lopez Comments and More

    Preseason is over for the Los Angeles Lakers , which means the team is hunkering down and preparing for the long grind of the regular season...

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  17. LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Reportedly Engaged in Contract Extension Talks

    Even after his relatively disappointing 2016-17 season, the San Antonio Spurs are reportedly interested in signing LaMarcus Aldridge to an extension, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

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  18. Lakers Rumors: Julius Randle, LA Not Expected to Agree on Contract Extension

    Julius Randle will not likely sign an extension with the Los Angeles Lakers before Monday's deadline. According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN...

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  19. LeBron James Injury: Tyronn Lue 'Doesn't Know' If Star Will Play vs. Celtics

    Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue said on Monday that he "really doesn't know" if LeBron James will be able to play in the team's season opener against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night, according to Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports...

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  20. Inside the New Superstar Reality of the NBA

    The biggest names in basketball are done playing musical chairs for now. As the real games begin, does anyone really want to be like Steph and Co. anyway? B/R Mag criss-crossed the country to ask everyone—from Hoodie Melo to CP3 and, yes, even the Nets—to

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  21. CJ McCollum Says NBA 'Didn't Have to Suspend' Him for Season Opener

    While CJ McCollum acknowledges he broke a rule by leaving the bench in an on-court altercation during Wednesday's preseason game against the Phoenix Suns , he believes the NBA could ...

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  22. Lakers News: Latest Buzz on Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and More

    Lonzo Ball is one of the biggest names in the NBA right now for two reasons: He can flat out play and, of course, his father, LaVar, has promoted him and his Big Baller Brand at every opportunity...

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  23. Hassan Whiteside Says Trash Talk on Twitter with Joel Embiid Is 'All Fun'

    Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside said his exchange of words with Joel Embiid on social media Friday night was "all fun...

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  24. 2018 NBA Draft: Top 50 Prospects to Watch for as New Season Begins

    The 2017 NBA draft prospects raised the bar for star power and depth. And the early projected 2018 field appears capable of matching them. Scouts have already started making the rounds and attending practices in preparation for next June's draft...

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  25. Who Will Be Houston Rockets' Alpha PG? 'Whoever Has the Ball'

    HOUSTON — It didn't take long for the Houston Rockets to see what their new backcourt tandem of Chris Paul and James Harden would look like...

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