9:08 AM EDT, Tue August 30, 2016

Report: J.J. Hickson signs deal to play in China

J.J. Hickson was a solid reserve big man in the NBA who started in Cleveland and looked like he should be a good pick-and-pop big but outside a couple of stretches never actually shot the ball well enough to pull it off. He got most of his shots right at the rim. After []

Larry Fitzgerald has slight MCL injury

As the Cardinals prepare for another run at a Super Bowl appearance and win, the member of the franchisemost deserving of gets his fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy currently is dealing with a knee injury. Receiver Larry Fitzgerald has a minor MCL issue, coach Bruce Arians told reporters after Fridays preseason game against the Chargers.

Looking to make the leap: Mikko Rantanen

The Avalanche have another talented top-10 pick that could be a key part of their core.