1. B/R Staff Predictions for the 2017-18 NBA Regular Season

    The 2017-18 NBA season is nearly upon us, but with one more dog day still in our way, it's a different kind of season we're focused on...

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  2. Cavs News: Latest Buzz on LeBron James' Ankle Injury, Dwyane Wade and More

    LeBron James has never missed a season opener, but that streak could come to an end because of a nagging left ankle injury. According to the Associated Press (h/t NBA ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 2 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Dark-Horse Candidates for Every NBA Award in 2017-18

    Preseason NBA awards predictions that aim only to identify the most likely recipient in every category have their place. This space just isn't it...

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  4. No. 1 Overall Draft Pick Markelle Fultz to Start Season on Bench for 76ers

    Markelle Fultz will begin his rookie season on the bench. Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown told reporters the team plans on using the 2017 No. 1 overall draft pick with the second unit, citing his lack of work in the preseason...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Fantasy Basketball 2017: 1st-Round Mock Draft and Best Team Names

    The NBA is nearly back, which means final preparations need to be made for fantasy drafts that are getting in just under the wire before the start of the 2017-18 regular season on Tuesday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. Caron Butler Tells TMZ Dwyane Wade Considered Lakers, Thunder Before Cavs

    Former NBA player Caron Butler told TMZ that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade considered the Miami Heat , Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers as potential destinations after his buyout from the Chicago Bulls ...

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  7. Richard Jefferson, Bucks Reportedly Have Mutual Interest Once SF Clears Waivers

    ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski and Dave McMenamin reported Saturday that veteran forward Richard Jefferson and the Milwaukee Bucks have mutual interest in a contract once he clears waivers...

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  8. Emeka Okafor to Play for 76ers' G League Team in NBA Comeback Attempt

    ESPN.com's Ian Begley reported Saturday that veteran center Emeka Okafor has agreed to play for the Philadelphia 76ers ' G League affiliate in an effort to sign with an NBA team...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers Fans Name Son After Lonzo Ball

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball hasn't even suited up for a regular-season game yet, but that didn't stop one family from naming its son after him...

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  10. Dante Exum Reportedly Looking to Avoid Surgery on Shoulder Injury

    Utah Jazz point guard Dante Exum is reportedly exploring alternative treatment for a shoulder injury that could allow him to avoid season-ending surgery. On Saturday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

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  11. DeAndre Liggins, Erik McCree, Tony Mitchell Waived by Miami Heat

    Needing to cut their roster down before the NBA regular season begins, the Miami Heat have waived DeAndre Liggins, Erik McCree and Tony Mitchell...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. CJ McCollum Suspended 1 Game for Leaving Bench in Altercation vs. Suns

    The NBA announced Saturday it suspended Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum one game without pay for leaving the bench area during an altercation in Wednesday's 113-104 preseason win over the Phoenix Suns , according to ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Kendrick Perkins Released by Cavaliers, May Join Cleveland Coaching Staff

    Kendrick Perkins will have to look for another team as he continues his comeback effort after the Cleveland Cavaliers released him on Saturday. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Cavs waived Perkins, getting their roster down to 15 players...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Fantasy Basketball 2017: Latest Rankings for Top NBA Players and Sleepers

    The NBA has never been more star-studded than it is today. While some people may complain about the league's lack of parity, the fact remains that there are excellent players all across the NBA's 30 teams...

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  15. Joel Embiid and Hassan Whiteside Engage in Twitter Beef

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside competed against each other on the court Friday at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Then, the battle spilled onto social media...

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  16. Kevin Durant Says Giannis Antetokounmpo Can Be Best NBA Player Ever

    Kevin Durant 's fandom of Giannis Antetokounmpo has been well-documented over the past year, and the reigning NBA Finals MVP heaped more praise on the Milwaukee Bucks stud Friday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Kevin McHale Responds to James Harden Calling Him a 'Clown'

    The war of words between Houston Rockets All-Star James Harden and former head coach Kevin McHale continued Friday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Kawhi Leonard Not Expected to Play in Spurs' Season Opener Due to Quad Injury

    San Antonio Spurs superstar forward Kawhi Leonard is reportedly expected to miss the team's 2017-18 regular-season opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves at AT&T Center ...

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  19. Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder Reportedly Traded from Cavaliers to Hawks

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly agreed to trade swingman Richard Jefferson and point guard Kay Felder to the Atlanta Hawks, according to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Myles Turner, Domantas Sabonis Contract Options Picked Up by Pacers

    The Indiana Pacers made a pair of expected moves Friday when they picked up Myles Turner 's fourth-year option and Domantas Sabonis' third-year option...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Paul Pierce Gets Wheelchair-Photo Cake for 40th Birthday

    Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce celebrated his 40th birthday by commemorating one his more famous moments as a member of the franchise. On Friday, the former NBA player and current analyst for ESPN received a cake from his employer...

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  22. JR Smith 'Hurt' When Told Dwyane Wade Would Start at SG for Cavaliers

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith admitted he was upset upon learning that Dwyane Wade would be taking his spot in the starting lineup this season...

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  23. Report: Lakers Hire 19-Year-Old Can Pelister, Youngest International Scout Ever

    The Los Angeles Lakers made a splash Friday when they reportedly hired 19-year-old Can Pelister as their newest scout. According to hoops scribe David Pick , Pelister, who hails from Turkey, is now the youngest international scout of all time...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. Lonzo Ball Out for Preseason Game vs. Clippers With Ankle Injury

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball won't play in Friday's exhibition game against the Los Angeles Clippers due to a lingering ankle injury. The Lakers announced his absence on social media...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. Kenley Jansen: Lonzo Ball 'Could Be as Good as Steph Curry' If He Wants to Be

    Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen expressed his belief Friday that Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has the potential be an elite player in the NBA . According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments