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Kobe Bryant returns for the Lakers, starting and scoring five points in a preseason loss to the Jazz in Hawaii. Box score | 30 Teams, 30 Days: Los Angeles Lakers

Top Plays: Going Green

Gerald Green wasted no time introducing his new team to how he does things.

Fever Strike First

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

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Shot clock error

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



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More to come

Carmelo Anthony says he's far from finished as a superstar.

Hang Time Blog

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Uh oh

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's season hasn't started well.

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True Memphis

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


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Go inside the Cavs' week of camp with LeBron and Co.


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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 2 0
2 Toronto 1 0
3 Indiana 0 1
4 Orlando 0 1
5 Miami 0 1
6 Atlanta 0 0
7 Boston 0 0
8 Brooklyn 0 0
Rank Western W L
1 Utah 1 0
2 New Orleans 1 0
3 L.A. Clippers 1 1
4 Denver 0 1
5 L.A. Lakers 0 1
6 Dallas 0 0
7 Golden State 0 0
8 Houston 0 0
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