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Quite the taste test

Yes, it was just a preseason game. But the Bulls-Cavs matchup (and the Derrick Rose-Kyrie Irving one within it) gave us a good idea of what these contenders might do.
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Keeping hope alive

Once forgotten, Charlie Villanueva is hoping to stick around with the Mavericks.

Branching out

From "Game of Thrones" to Disney princesses, Robin Lopez shows his nerd culture.

Young and hungry

Inexperience isn't about to slow rookie Aaron Gordon as his NBA career begins.

Point taken

Jeff Teague is ready to step into the conversation about the NBA's best guards.

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Board of Governors may talk Lottery reform

Oct 22, 2014 6:10 AM

The NBA's Board of Governors, expected to approve an overhaul of the league's draft lottery Wednesday at their fall meetings in midtown Manhattan, might want to be careful what they vote for. Read Full Article

Bulls' Butler to miss final preseason game

Oct 22, 2014 1:24 AM

The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss their final preseason game with a sprained left thumb. Read Full Article

Wizards sign guard John Lucas

Oct 22, 2014 12:09 AM

The Washington Wizards have signed guard John Lucas. Read Full Article

NBA TV to salute Spurs' title runs with special programming

Oct 21, 2014 6:07 PM

NBA TV will feature special daylong programming on Monday, Oct. 27, to celebrate the 2014 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. The network will premiere three original programs -- Champions Revealed: 2014 San Antonio Spurs, Open Court: NBA Champions Edition and 2014San Antonio Spurs: Go Spurs Go -- along with re-airs of past NBA Finals performances and season reviews from the Spurs' five title-winning seasons. Read Full Article

Durant won't rush return from foot injury

Oct 21, 2014 8:23 PM

Thunder forward Kevin Durant is having a tough time getting used to the fact that he will miss the early part of the season with a bone fracture in his right foot. Read Full Article

For LeBron and Cavaliers, it's all about an NBA title

Oct 21, 2014 5:43 PM

Four years away from home changed LeBron James. He came back more mature, more focused, more complete - in a class by himself as a player. Read Full Article

Kobe hoping to create new identity for storied franchise

Oct 21, 2014 6:00 PM

Byron Scott realizes he got his dream coaching job at a time when the Los Angeles Lakers are much closer to their absolute worst than their hallowed best. Read Full Article

With pieces in place, Clippers look for first championship

Oct 21, 2014 5:50 PM

Believing the Los Angeles Clippers were just a few pieces away from contending for the franchise's first NBA championship, coach Doc Rivers went out and upgraded the roster. Read Full Article

Warriors hoping Kerr is final piece for title run

Oct 21, 2014 5:46 PM

Any time a team fires a coach after a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances the message from ownership is clear: good is not good enough. Read Full Article

Durant adds to endorsement portfolio, signs deal with Neff

Oct 21, 2014 2:22 PM

NBA MVP Kevin Durant has added action sports accessory brand Neff to his rapidly growing list of endorsement deals. Read Full Article

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