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Kobe Bryant says he's fine after full-court scrimmage

Kobe Bryant says he's fine after full-court scrimmage

It was day two of training camp and Kobe Bryant was already tired.
Bill Oram / Lakers Blog | Orange County Register 15 hours ago

Kobe Bryant bored by health talk after Lakers scrimmage

EL SEGUNDO – Kobe Bryant has put the checklists aside. In his mind, the rehab portion of his return to the court is done. But when he played five-on-five for the first time on Sept. 21, it represented a significant milestone for Bryant. “That was...
Akron Beacon Journal 12 hours ago
LeBron James returns to packed Q, receives roaring ovation in Cavs’ Wine & Gold scrimmage

LeBron James returns to packed Q, receives roaring ovation in Cavs’ Wine & Gold scrimmage

CLEVELAND: The last time LeBron James was in this building wearing this jersey, he departed the court to a smattering of boos in a half-empty arena after a crushing playoff defeat. Upon his return Wednesday night, the cheers from the 16,723 who filled the arena were so loud he couldn’t hear when he was being introduced. James received his first of many welcome-back roars at Quicken Loans Arena during the team’s annual Wine & Gold scrimmage. James was the last one to be introduced, but started his introductory walk too early.“I really couldn’t hear,” he said. “The roar was very...
Knicks' Carmelo Anthony is 'most underrated superstar' in NBA, says Carmelo Anthony: report

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony is 'most underrated superstar' in NBA, says Carmelo Anthony: report

Carmelo Anthony, overrated? It’s the exact opposite, if you ask the Knicks’ $124 million man. “I think I'm the most underrated superstar that's out there, but that doesn't matter to me,” Anthony said.
Peachtree Hoops 1 hour ago

Paul Millsap on pending free agency and the upcoming season

Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap will be an unrestricted free agent after the 2014-2015 season, but he doesn't appear to be too distracted. It has seemingly been a lifetime since Danny Ferry swept in at the last moment to ink free agent power forward Paul Millsap to a 2-year, $19 million contract that immediately became one of the best values in the NBA. However, Millsap is entering the final year of that deal with the Atlanta Hawks, and in advance of the season, Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked the 2014 All-Star about his pending free agency. "It’s...
Northwest Sports Beat 20 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: 5 storylines entering 2014-15 NBA season

NWSB Editor and Portland Trail Blazers Blogger Bryant Knox previews the 2014-15 NBA season with five storylines for Rip City to follow. Included are: Contract situations involving players such as Robin Lopez, Wesley Matthews and more; bench production from players such as Chris Kaman, Steve Blake, Thomas Robinson and CJ McCollum; health; building upon success; position battles.

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Trail Blazers embrace evolution from being The Hunters to being The Hunted

Trail Blazers embrace evolution from being The Hunters to being The Hunted

Nicolas Batum on the Blazers' new mindset: "We have to be like: How dare you come off the bus and play against us. That's the attitude we have to have. That's the difference between a winning team and a losing team."
Queen City Hoops 31 mins ago

Why paying Kemba, sustaining continuity could be wisest decision

Kemba Walker is due for a payday, are the Hornets the best team to provide the big bucks? Tell us in the comment section. At this point no one is in the dark about the fact that Charlotte has a very difficult decision in front of them in the month of October. Should the Hornets extend Kemba Walker’s contract in […] The post Why paying Kemba, sustaining continuity could be wisest decision appeared first on .
FSU booster club official accused of grand theft

FSU booster club official accused of grand theft

The comptroller of the athletic booster club at Florida State University is accused of "misappropriating" between $500,000 and $700,000.

Thibodeau's rotation likely goes nine deep

CHICAGO -- The magic number for Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau this season appears to be nine. That would be nine players as the ideal number in his rotation. While plenty of decisions are yet to be made, Thibodeau acknowledged after Wednesday's practice that nine is the number he feels most comfortable with in a rotation. "Usually most teams are around nine," he said. "And then as the playoffs get closer you're going to pare that down some more.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

Training camp snapshots, Day 2

Here's one man's impressions from a limited look at the opening two days of Timberwolves' training camp in Las Vegas
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers scribbles: Kevin Love is impressive in scrimmage - Terry Pluto (slideshow)

Cleveland Cavaliers scribbles: Kevin Love is impressive in scrimmage - Terry Pluto (slideshow)

Given it's early in training camp, the ball movement and shooting were impressive.
Rip City Project 4 hours ago

Trail Blazers guard, Will Barton, launches personal website

Portland Trail Blazers guard Will Barton launched his very own website willthethrill.com yesterday. The website serves as a blog, featuring updated news, statistics, and media of the ambitious young player. It is actually laid out rather smoothly, with easy to navigate tabs and a subscription feature for those who want updates from the site via […] Trail Blazers guard, Will Barton, launches personal website - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago
LeBron James after scrimmage:

LeBron James after scrimmage: "We have to defend too."

LeBron James and David Blatt are pleased overall, but want to see improvements on defense.
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago
LeBron James' first night back at The Q: three takeaways

LeBron James' first night back at The Q: three takeaways

LeBron James' night at The Q was special because it happened at all, but there was still basketball to be played.
Chronicle-Telegram 7 hours ago

‘Electrifying’ Wine & Gold scrimmage draws nearly 17,000 fans to see LeBron James’ return, new Cavaliers lineup

CLEVELAND — It was an event as much as it was an intrasquad scrimmage. The Cavaliers were greeted by 16,723 enthusiastic fans at their Wine & Gold scrimmage Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. “It was electrifying playing for the first time in front of our fans,” said LeBron James, who was greeted by a Read More...The post ‘Electrifying’ Wine & Gold scrimmage draws nearly 17,000 fans to see LeBron James’ return, new Cavaliers lineup appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1...

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