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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Heat-Bulls, Lakers-Clippers on NBA's opening nightnba.com Aug 6, 2013The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bucks GM: Summer moves correct 'dysfunction'CNNSI.com Aug 6, 2013MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Call it what you want: Rebuilding, retooling, tinkering or even tanking, the Milwaukee Bucks are in a full-blown youth movement.Upvote Share TweetIn 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Matt Barnes calls the modern NBA ‘soft’ on Twitter, and is kind of rightyahoo.com Aug 6, 2013While 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Detroit’s Tony Mitchell Puts On Insane Dunking Show At Rookie PhotoshootI 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…Upvote Share Tweet
The 10 Worst Teams To Ever Make The NBA FinalsEven 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…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Aug 6, 2013AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have signed second-round draft pick Peyton Siva.Upvote Share Tweet
Anthony Bennett Up To The ChallengeAug 6No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Bennett discusses his expectations for his rookie season.
Grantland Flashback: Bill Simmons on The O.C.Aug 6On the 10th anniversary of The O.C., I didn't have anything new to say because I had already written far too much about this show. Welcome to the SG a...