12:03 PM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014
Plain Dealer 35 mins ago

No monetary value can properly illustrate worth of Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson; extension talks still nonexistent with deadline looming

Less than a week away from extension deadline and Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers are not in communication with one another.

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Ira Winderman: NBA replay streamlined, not seamless

Sunday notes: The NBA Replay Center is a game-changer in terms of getting it right. The next step is situating referees there. Also: Analysts still high on Heat; LeBron's lessons learned; and Heat's scheduling break.

Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to Sacramento

Five things we learned in the Lakers' loss to the Sacramento Kings on Friday night:
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago

Detroit Pistons' Caron Butler gears up with season opener, starter decision looming

The 34-year-old small forward snapped out of his scoring lethargy in last preseason game and how the platoon at his position works is a key early rotation decision.
Trail Blazers' mystery rotation solved during win over Los Angeles Clippers

Trail Blazers' mystery rotation solved during win over Los Angeles Clippers

CJ McCollum and Joel Freeland -- and possibly Dorell Wright -- appear to have locked up spots in coach Terry Stotts' rotation.
Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 4 hours ago

Anderson Varejao announced as Cleveland Cavaliers' starting center for opening night

It's less than one week until the opener for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the final piece of the starting five has been revealed. Anderson Varejao will start at center alongside LeBron James, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters.
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers fans should check Twitter: LeBron James will ask about the powder toss

LeBron James will let fans decide via social media if he should do the "powder toss" now that he's back with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Boston Globe 4 hours ago

Why We Still Love Walter (and Pedro and Perk and Schill and Bruschi)

Does our obsession with former Boston athletes go too far?
Columbus Dispatch 6 hours ago

Around the NBA: Anderson Varejao will start at center, Cavs say

The Cleveland Cavaliers said yesterday that Anderson Varejao will start at center alongside LeBron James, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters for the season opener on Thursday against the New York Knicks, The Plain Dealer reported.

Trail Blazers end preseason with 99-89 win over Los Angeles Clippers: Game rewind

The Blazers end the exhibition season with a 4-3 record after defeating the Clippers.
The Ledger 7 hours ago

NBA Roundup: Magic's Oladipo to Have Facial Fracture Surgery

ORLANDO | Magic guard Victor Oladipo will miss Orlando's season opener and is out indefinitely with his second injury this month. The team announced Friday that Oladipo suffered a facial fracture in practice Thursday and will undergo surgery today. The injury occurred when Oladipo took an inadvertent elbow during a practice drill. Oladipo has not played during the preseason because of a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee. Oladipo was taken second overall by the Magic in 2013 and made the NBA All-Rookie first team last season. The injury is the latest big blow to...
San Francisco Chronicle 8 hours ago

NBA Preview: Pacific Division

G Jordan Farmar (free agent, Lakers), F/C Spencer Hawes (free agent, Cavaliers), G Jared Cunningham (free agent, Kings), G Chris Douglas-Roberts (free agent, Hornets). G Darren Collison (free agent, Kings), G/F Jared Dudley (trade, Bucks), F Danny Granger (free agent, Heat), G Willie Green (waivers, Magic), C Ryan Hollins (free agent, Kings). Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO, spent a record $2billion to buy the team and has vowed to give Rivers and his players whatever they need to win a championship. If the Clippers don’t at least advance to the Western Conference finals for the first...
San Francisco Chronicle 8 hours ago

NBA preview: Northwest Division

LAST SEASON: 59-23, lost to San Antonio Spurs 4-2 in Western Conference finals. G/F Thabo Sefolosha (trade, Hawks), F Caron Butler (free agent, Pistons), C Hasheem Thabeet (free agent, 76ers), G Derek Fisher (retired). Morrow could provide the solid three-point shooter that helps the Thunder get back to the Finals for the first time since 2012, but only if Durant (foot surgery) can return by December, as hoped. G Steve Blake (free agent, Warriors), C Chris Kaman (free agent, Lakers). With the return of all five starters and boosted by last season’s appearance in the conference...
San Francisco Chronicle 8 hours ago

NBA season preview: Central Division

NBA season preview: F James (free agent, Heat), F Love (trade, Timberwolves), F Shawn Marion (free agent, Mavericks), F Mike Miller (free agent, Heat), F James Jones (free agent, Heat). F Andrew Wiggins (trade, Timberwolves), F Luol Deng (free agent, Heat), F Anthony Bennett (trade, Timberwolves), G Jarrett Jack (trade, Celtics), F/C Tyler Zeller (trade, Celtics), G/F C.J. Miles (free agent, Pacers). Gasol (free agent, Lakers), G Aaron Brooks (free agent, Nuggets), F Doug McDermott (draft, Creighton). F Carlos Boozer (amnesty, Lakers), G D.J. Augustin (free agent, Pistons). INDIANA...
San Francisco Chronicle 8 hours ago

NBA season preview: Atlantic Division

NBA season preview: TORONTO RAPTORS F Bruno Caboclo (draft, Brazil), F James Johnson (free agent, Grizzlies), C Greg Stiemsma (free agent, Pelicans) G Lou Williams (trade, Hawks). Toronto kept its core intact by re-signing Lowry, G Greivis Vasquez and F Patrick Patterson, and improved its bench by adding scorer Lou Williams and defensive stopper James Johnson. A repeat title in the relatively weak Atlantic Division looks likely, but true progress will be measured in the playoffs: the Raptors have one postseason series win, ever. G Calderon (trade, Mavericks), C Dalembert (trade,...

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  • 3 Klay Thompson

    Klay Thompson

    Golden State Warriors beat Denver Nuggets as Klay Thompson has another big night

  • 3 Brook Lopez

    Brook Lopez

    Lionel Hollins expects Brook Lopez to tip off Nets’ season

  • 2 Rudy Gobert

    Rudy Gobert

    Utah Jazz exercise team options on Trey Burke and Rudy Gobert

  • 2 Rajon Rondo

    Rajon Rondo

    Looks like Brook Lopez and Rajon Rondo will play on Opening Night

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NBA Schedule Oct 25th

  • Season starts Tuesday Oct, 28 2014