11:46 PM EDT, Mon October 20, 2014
Liberty Ballers 13 hours ago

The New NBA Lottery Odds And You

The NBA is expected to vote on, and pass, reformed lottery odds later this month. What this means for Sixers, and NBA, fans. As Zach Lowe reported a few weeks ago, the NBA's Board of Governors are set to vote on the proposal for updating the lottery odds later this month. Lowe expects this to pass rather easily, with possibly only Philadelphia voting against the amendment. If you've been a regular reader here on LibertyBallers, you know that I think it stinks. Rather than fixing the actual problem -- which is that non-destination teams have little use for free agency as a means of...
Rotoworld 59 mins ago

K.J. McDaniels blocks four shots against BK - K.J. McDaniels (G/F) Philadelphia 76ers

K.J. McDaniels had a block party at Barclays Center with four swats against the Nets on Monday to go with five points and three boards in 16 minutes.
The Dream Shake 2 hours ago
TDS Player Previews - Breaking down every Rockets player

TDS Player Previews - Breaking down every Rockets player

The Rockets have playoff aspirations, but lots of questions about their roster. We analyze every player the Rockets enter the season with, from Clint Capela to Dwight Howard. Player: Kostantinos "Kostas" Papanikolaou Age: 24 Position: Small forward with some stretch four potential Height: 6-8 (Occasionally listed at 6-9) Acquired: via trade with Portland Trailblazers for Thomas Robinson. Originally drafted by the New York Knicks in 2012, 48th pick. Contract situation: Signed two-year deal on Aug. 8 that guarantees him just under $4.8 million in year one and about $4.6 mil non-guaranteed the...
Grand Rapids Press 10 hours ago

Detroit Pistons waive four training-camp invitees, reduce roster to 16

Brian Cook and Hasheem Thabeet were made expendable by a weekend trade for center help, while Josh Bostic and Lorenzo Brown could be headed to Grand Rapids.

More NBA Rumors & News

Nets coach Lionel Hollins: Deron Williams' health highlight of preseason

NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins said point guard Deron Williams' health “has been the highlight” of the preseason. “[Deron] is a good player,” Hollins said Monday. “For me it’s just the fact that he is healthy, that he is able to move, he is able to push and attack. I am happy for him.” Williams had 13 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals in 27 minutes in Brooklyn’s 99-88 preseason victory over Philadelphia at Barclays Center.

Derek Fisher can take a page from Jason Kidd's book in first season as Knicks coach

NEW YORK -- As Jason Kidd spoke in a hallway at Madison Square Garden before playing the Knicks, the new Bucks coach recognized a face in the middle of the media throng in front of him. Derek Fisher stopped by to greet Kidd, who cracked that the new Knicks coach should have had a microphone on him. “That’s what the league wants, they want you to wear a mic all day,” Kidd joked. “C’mon rookie coach!” A year ago, Kidd was the rookie of all rookie head coaches -- a player who traded in his uniform and sneakers for a clipboard and suit, despite having never coached a single...
Plain Dealer 21 mins ago
A healthy Derrick Rose shall propel Cleveland Cavaliers rivalry with Chicago Bulls back to the national limelight

A healthy Derrick Rose shall propel Cleveland Cavaliers rivalry with Chicago Bulls back to the national limelight

If healthy, Derrick Rose will propel the rivalry between the Cavs and Bulls to the national limelight
Plain Dealer 27 mins ago

Derrick Rose blooms, Cleveland Cavaliers beat Chicago Bulls, 107-98

Kyrie Irving exploded in the second half for 24 of his team-high 28 points in the Cavaliers' victory over Chicago. He also had seven assists.
Columbus Dispatch 38 mins ago

Michael Arace commentary: Cavaliers coach, LeBron know they're a work in progress

The Cleveland Cavaliers team that played an exhibition against the Chicago Bulls tonight at Value City Arena bore little resemblance to the one that played the Philadelphia 76ers here 365 days ago. LeBron is back and the Cavs are stacked. But who was that guy standing in front of the bench?
Rip City Project 42 mins ago

Robin Lopez proves his nerdiness on LiveWire Radio

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez joined the host of LiveWire Radio to prove his well-documented nerdiness by answering a few trivia questions about Disney princesses, the HBO television series Game of Thrones, and himself as an NBA player. Be warned GoT watchers, this bit contains vague spoilers if you are a couple seasons behind. […] Robin Lopez proves his nerdiness on LiveWire Radio - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
philly.com 49 mins ago

Noel sits out again as Sixers lose to Nets

NEW YORK - Nerlens Noel missed all of last season as he recovered from knee surgery. In this preseason, the rookie has found himself sidelined again.
News-Herald 50 mins ago

Cleveland Cavaliers hold off Chicago Bulls, 107-98, in preseason battle

COLUMBUS - Disregard what LeBron James says. The Bulls have dominated the Cavaliers in the previous four years - but all that is about to change. When the two Central Division rivals meet this regular season, starting with the Oct. 31 skirmish at the United Center, it's going to be must-watch TV. The teams rekindled their rivalry Oct.
Plain Dealer 57 mins ago

Everything Ohio State-related about LeBron James' visit to Columbus with the Cavaliers

James didn't get to use his personal OSU locker because the Cavs didn't use the Buckeyes' locker room.
Akron Beacon Journal 1 hour ago
Cavaliers 107, Bulls 98: East Conference rivals flex muscles in preseason showdown

Cavaliers 107, Bulls 98: East Conference rivals flex muscles in preseason showdown

COLUMBUS: The next time the Cavaliers’ Big Three takes the floor together will be opening night.But if Monday’s preseason showing was any indication, the Cavs/Bulls series will be the highlight of the Eastern Conference this season.Kyrie Irving had 28 points and seven assists and LeBron James had 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the Cavs’ 107-98 victory over the Chicago Bulls at Value City Arena. It was the first time the Cavs’ trio of stars have played together since the preseason opener two weeks ago and it was also the last until the games matter. James has already said...
philly.com 1 hour ago

Nets 99, Sixers 88

The Sixers fell to the Brooklyn Nets, 99-88, in a preseason game at the Barclays Center on Monday, October 20, 2014.
New York Daily News 1 hour ago
Under-the-weather Nets manage preseason win over Sixers

Under-the-weather Nets manage preseason win over Sixers

The Nets have tried to be diplomatic about their preseason trip to China, but the aftermath has made it hard to justify it as something other than a nuisance.

NBA Player News

  • 2 Rajon Rondo

    Rajon Rondo

    Rajon Rondo May Return For Celtics Regular Season Opener

  • 2 LeBron James

    LeBron James

    Cavaliers notebook: Bulls better than Cavs right now, says LeBron James

  • 2 LaMarcus Aldridge

    LaMarcus Aldridge

    Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge reportedly signs with Jordan Brand

  • 2 Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose

    LeBron James, Derrick Rose set stage for future thrillers: Joe Vardon's instant analysis

  • 2 Amar'e Stoudemire

    Amar'e Stoudemire

    Amar'e Stoudemire feeling healthy like in his rookie season

NBA Photos

NBA Schedule Oct 20th

  • Season starts Tuesday Oct, 28 2014