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Kobe Bryant returns for the Lakers, starting and scoring five points in a preseason loss to the Jazz in Hawaii. Highlight: Kobe returns with a big 3 | 30 Teams, 30 Days: Lakers

Shootaround: More In The Tank

The Knicks' Carmelo Anthony, now 31, says he's far from finished as a superstar.

Fever Strike First

Briann January and Indiana top Minnesota 75-69 in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.

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Hang Time Blog

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Uh oh

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's preseason couldn't have begun worse.



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Still got it

Chris Bosh goes between the legs to D-Wade for a doozy.


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Shot clock error

Blake Griffin's warmup dunk really brought down the house.

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True Memphis

He wasn't born in Memphis, but Marc Gasol, the face of the franchise, epitomizes the city.

Top 10

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Playoff crossovers

The Kia MVP seemed to have the ball on a string in the playoffs.


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Pressure cooker

There could be a lot riding on this season for Doc Rivers.

Preseason Stats

Preseason Leaders


Rank Eastern W L
1 Charlotte 1 0
2 Indiana 0 1
3 Orlando 0 1
4 Atlanta 0 0
5 Boston 0 0
6 Brooklyn 0 0
7 Chicago 0 0
8 Cleveland 0 0
Rank Western W L
1 L.A. Clippers 1 0
2 New Orleans 1 0
3 Denver 0 1
4 Dallas 0 0
5 Golden State 0 0
6 Houston 0 0
7 L.A. Lakers 0 0
8 Memphis 0 0
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