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Bulls-Heat, Clips-Lakers will open NBA sked

Bulls-Heat, Clips-Lakers will open NBA sked

ESPN.com Updated Aug 6, 2013
The reigning champion Miami Heat will open up the NBA season on the road against the Chicago Bulls in what figures to be Derrick Rose's first game since tearing his ACL during the 2012 playoffs, one of three games on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
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  • Heat-Bulls, Lakers-Clippers on NBA's opening night

    Heat-Bulls, Lakers-Clippers on NBA's opening night

    nba.com Aug 6, 2013
    The Miami Heat will open their title defense against the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 29 in the expected return of Derrick Rose, with an all-Los Angeles matchup later that night in the Lakers' first game without Dwight Howard and the Clippers' first with Doc R…
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  • Bucks GM: Summer moves correct 'dysfunction'

    Bucks GM: Summer moves correct 'dysfunction'

    CNNSI.com Aug 6, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Call it what you want: Rebuilding, retooling, tinkering or even tanking, the Milwaukee Bucks are in a full-blown youth movement.
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  • Brandon Jennings Vows To Change His Game In Detroit

    Brandon Jennings Vows To Change His Game In Detroit

    dimemag.com Aug 6, 2013
    In our stats-obsessed world, perhaps no player in the league gets criticized more thoroughly than Brandon Jennings. His struggles (defending, hitting shots, finishing at the rim) are put under a microscope while his strengths (speed, vision, ballhandlin…
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  • Matt Barnes calls the modern NBA ‘soft’ on Twitter, and is kind…

    Matt Barnes calls the modern NBA ‘soft’ on Twitter, and is kind of right

    yahoo.com Aug 6, 2013
    While watching a classic Boston Celtics/Detroit Pistons game on NBA TV on Monday, Los Angeles Clippers swingman Matt Barnes could not help but point out the differences between the game in the mid-1980s, and the modern era. Barnes points out that the NB…
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  • Detroit’s Tony Mitchell Puts On Insane Dunking Show At Rookie P…

    Detroit’s Tony Mitchell Puts On Insane Dunking Show At Rookie Photoshoot

    dimemag.com Aug 6, 2013
    I have some advice for NBA League Pass owners: make sure you’re watching Detroit this year. The Pistons were possibly the league’s most boring team over the past few seasons, however, in one summer they’ve added Josh Smith (highlight film-material on bo…
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  • The 10 Worst Teams To Ever Make The NBA Finals

    The 10 Worst Teams To Ever Make The NBA Finals

    dimemag.com Aug 6, 2013
    Even casual NBA fans will never forget Magic‘s Lakers, Bird‘s Celtics, Jordan‘s Bulls, Shaq‘s Lakers or even (gulp) LeBron‘s Heat. How can you? They’ve all won multiple championships, and as players, are five of the greatest who ever laced up. They’re h…
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  • Pistons sign former Louisville star guard Siva

    Pistons sign former Louisville star guard Siva

    CNNSI.com Aug 6, 2013
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have signed second-round draft pick Peyton Siva.
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    Anthony Bennett Up To The Challenge

    Aug 6
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