1. Bobby Portis Suspended 8 Games After Practice Altercation with Nikola Mirotic

    The Chicago Bulls ' 2017-18 season took an unexpected turn before it even tipped off, and forward Bobby Portis was suspended Wednesday as a result. Portis was suspended eight games by the team, per K...

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  2. Without Gordon Hayward, Celtics Need More Than Scoring from Kyrie Irving

    CLEVELAND — An opening-night capacity crowd of 20,562 people grew loud to cheer on their hometown team, and even louder to troll a former hero. And then, ghostly silence...

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  3. Your Guide to the NBA's (Lesser-Known) Early-Season Rivalry Games

    Throughout the NBA 's regular season, there are plenty of rivalry and revenge games: LeBron James ' opening-night faceoff with Kyrie Irving , Paul George 's return to Indiana, ...

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  4. Draymond Green Reportedly Will Undergo MRI on Knee Injury

    After leaving Tuesday's season opener against the Houston Rockets in the fourth quarter with a knee injury, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will undergo an MRI...

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  5. Kobe Bryant Issues Support for Gordon Hayward After Injury in Instagram Post

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant posted a message of support for Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward after he suffered a gruesome ankle injury Tuesday night in the team's ...

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  6. Kyrie Irving on Gordon Hayward Injury: 'We All Got You Brother, No Matter What'

    Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving sent out a message of support for teammate Gordon Hayward on Instagram Wednesday following Hayward's gruesome injury during Tuesday's opening-night loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  7. Lakers News: Latest on Lonzo Ball Injury and Julius Randle Contract

    Thursday's season opener against the Los Angeles Clippers represents a new era for the Los Angeles Lakers , headlined by the debut of point guard Lonzo Ball...

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  8. NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on DeAndre Jordan, Tyson Chandler and More

    The 2017-18 NBA regular season may only be a day old, but this past offseason illustrated how significant moves can come without warning at the most unexpected times...

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  9. Draymond Green Says He'll Be 'Fine' After Knee Injury vs. Rockets

    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green downplayed the knee injury that forced him to miss the final quarter of Tuesday's season-opening loss to the Houston Rockets . According to ESPN's Chris Haynes , Green said, " I'll be good...

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  10. 10 Burning Questions Entering 2017-18 NBA Season

    The NBA is back like it never left. The bridge between the 2017 Finals and the 2017-18 opener was a steady stream of drama, intrigue and enough activity to almost make you not miss the games themselves...

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  11. Play That Man! NBA Players Who Deserve More Run This Season

    The opening salvo is all about experimentation. Sure, every NBA team would like to kick off the regular season by winning one game after another. But it's even more important to set the stage for success down the road...

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  12. Ranking Most NBA-Ready Rookies as 2017-18 Tips Off

    Some NBA rookies are more prepared than others for the daunting transition from college to the pros. Predraft production is only a small part of the equation when predicting NBA readiness, though there isn't an exact science...

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  13. Kevin Durant's Potential Game-Winner vs. Rockets Waved Off After Review

    Golden State Warriors superstar and 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant thought he opened the season with a game-winning shot versus the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night...

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  14. Chris Paul Suffers Knee Injury vs. Warriors

    Houston Rockets star point guard Chris Paul suffered a knee injury in Tuesday's season-opening win against the Golden State Warriors ...

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  15. James Harden, Rockets Rally to Beat Warriors; Kevin Durant Buzzer-Beater Late

    The Houston Rockets spoiled the Golden State Warriors' title celebration Tuesday night behind a furious fourth-quarter comeback to down the defending champions 122-121 at Oracle Arena...

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  16. Shaquille O'Neal Crashes TBS 'MLB Postseason Post Game' Show

    Game 3 of the National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs concluded before the season-opening contest featuring the Golden State Warriors ...

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  17. Omri Casspi Suffers Ankle Injury vs. Rockets

    The Golden State Warriors announced forward Omri Casspi suffered a "tweaked right ankle sprain" and would not return to Tuesday's season opener against the Houston Rockets ...

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  18. Cavs Players on Gordon Hayward Injury: 'I Was Hoping I Didn't See What I Saw'

    CLEVELAND — The immediate reactions varied from players turning and covering their eyes in horror to courtside fans with hands over their agape mouths pointing in shock about what just unfolded before them...

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  19. Draymond Green Suffers Knee Injury vs. Rockets

    The Golden State Warriors might have to play without Draymond Green after they announced the forward left Tuesday's season opener against the Houston Rockets with a left knee strain and wouldn't return...

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  20. 'Out of Shape' LeBron James Works Out After Cavs Beat Celtics in Season Opener

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in Tuesday's 102-99 season-opening victory over the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena, but the three-time NBA champion wasn't all that pleased with his performance...

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  21. Kevin Love Says Gordon Hayward 'Means a Lot to This League' After Ankle Injury

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was at a loss for words regarding Gordon Hayward's injury Tuesday night...

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  22. Bulls Season Was Always in Trouble, But Portis-Mirotic Incident Screams Disaster

    Two days before their season opener, the Chicago Bulls are even more of a disaster than we thought. As The Vertical's Shams Charania first reported, power forwards Bobby ...

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  23. Kyrie Irving: Gordon Hayward Will 'Fight Like Hell' After Ankle, Leg Injuries

    Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving said Gordon Hayward will "fight like hell" to return to the floor after suffering a fractured tibia and dislocation of his left ankle in Tuesday's season-opening loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  24. Twitter Reacts to Klay Thompson Impersonator Attending Warriors-Rockets Game

    As Andrew Joseph of For The Win noted last June, a Klay Thompson impersonator played by YouTube personality BigDawsTv attended Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena...

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  25. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Shake Hands After Cavs Defeat Celtics

    A pair of famous former teammates came together after the Cleveland Cavaliers opened the 2017-18 season with a 102-99 victory over the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night...

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