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NBA Basketball News

Oct 18

Paul sits out end of Rockets win with sore knee

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Follow on Twitter OAKLAND, Calif. — Chris Paul was a crunch-time spectator during his…

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Oct 18

Hornets-Pistons: new season, new arena, new faces

A new home should help the Detroit Pistons erase the memories of a poor season. The Pistons will play the Charlotte Hornets in their first regular-season game at Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit on Wednesday. The Pistons had called The Palace…

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Oct 18

Pacers-Nets opener a who’s who

The Indiana Pacers and Brooklyn Nets have some similarities heading into their season opener Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers traded star forward Paul George, who announced he would likely leave Indiana after the 2017-18 season as a fr…

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Oct 18

LeBron shakes ankle woes in near triple-double

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer Close Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter CLEVELAND — The first look at th…

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Oct 18

76ers’ Fultz gets to make NBA debut at Wizards close to home

Markelle Fultz gets to start the next chapter of his career in a familiar setting. The No. 1 pick in the draft will make his NBA debut for the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at the Washington Wizards, about a half-hour from home. Fultz grew up…

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Oct 18

76ers’ Fultz gets to make NBA debut at Wizards close to home

WASHINGTON (AP) Markelle Fultz gets to start the next chapter of his career in a familiar setting. The No. 1 pick in the draft will make his NBA debut for the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at the Washington Wizards, about a half-hour from home….

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Oct 18

Gordon Hayward, Boston Celtics get nightmarish start to NBA season

CLEVELAND — Who wanted to play basketball after that? Who wanted to watch basketball after that? The 2017-18 NBA season couldn’t have started worse than it did — with Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward going down with a dislocated left ankle and fractured tibia five minutes and 15 seconds into

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Oct 18

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. Injuries haven’t been much of a problem for Green in his NBA career, as he has appeared

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Oct 18

Celts return to work vs. Bucks after gruesome injury

Gordon Hayward, the Celtics’ key free agent signee who was joined by Kyrie Irving on a revamped Boston roster, sustained a gruesome injury going up against the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and Jae Crowder on an alley-oop. Hayward may miss the rest of his first season with his new team.

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Oct 18

WATCH: Jordan Bell executes first NBA alley-oop with Draymond Green

Jordan Bell is currently making his NBA debut with the Golden State Warriors, and the rookie from Oregon is not disappointing. Through three quarters, Bell has eight points on 4-of-5 shooting with one rebound and one assist. His most impressive basket …

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Oct 18

3 things to watch for as the Mavericks open the season against the Hawks

Tonight, the Dallas Mavericks will play real basketball as they open the 2017-18 season at home against the Atlanta Hawks. Although it seems like an uphill climb for the Mavs to make the playoffs, there has been a buzz surrounding this season that hasn’t been felt in a long time. Yes, this could

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Oct 18

LeBron says he’d love to play against his son in the NBA, but there’s a catch

Basketball fans know well and good that there’s only one LeBron James in the NBA. In fact, the Cavaliers’ superstar will be the subject of GQ magazine’s next cover story in which he’s proclaimed “the greatest living athlete.” In that feature, though, the possibility of the NBA

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Oct 18

Aldridge praises Popovich after Spurs renewal

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge had nothing but praise for Gregg Popovich following his new deal.

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Oct 18

DeMar DeRozan, Others Rip Skip Bayless For Insensitive Gordon Hayward Tweet

FOX Sports 1 personality Skip Bayless makes a living debating sports topics and dishing out hot takes on his show “Undisputed.” He’s said a lot of controversial things, but one of his tweets Tuesday night on Gordon Hayward’s gruesome injury was just appalling. The tweet drew plenty of criticism

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Oct 18

Kyrie Irving, Celtics face big question without Gordon Hayward: What now?

CLEVELAND — The entire tone of the Celtics’ season changed with 6:45 remaining in the first quarter against the Cavaliers on Tuesday night when Gordon Hayward landed awkwardly under the basket at Quicken Loans Arena.  The crowd’s silence said everything. Security guards rushed to surround Hayward

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Oct 18

The Warriors started the season with a new banner and some really big rings

Before beginning their pursuit of a third title in four years, the Warriors celebrated their 2016-17 NBA championship in style.

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