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LeBron James scored 17 points, Shane Battier made all four of his 3-point tries, and the Heat took control with 17 straight second-quarter points on the way to spoiling Derrick Rose's return and beating the Bulls 107-95 on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
ESPN.com Oct 29, 2013Paul George scored 24 points, and Roy Hibbert added 16 rebounds and seven blocks, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 97-87 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
New LeBron James Samsung Commercial “Always On” Is Impossibly CoolYou’re probably like us, and mute most of the commercials TNT is featuring on their telecast of the Bulls-Heat game that ostensibly tips off the 2013-14 NBA Season. But when we saw the newspaper headline that opens the new Samsung commercial showing a d…Share Tweet
Nets PG Williams (ankle) will play in openerESPN.com Oct 29, 2013Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams will play in Wednesday night's regular-season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers.Share TweetYou know, it was only a few weeks ago that everyone was still questioning Derrick Rose. Would he be the same? Was he scared to play? Was he mentally tough enough? His nearly flawless preseason — and the Bulls were flawless by the way, going 8-0 — that s…Share Tweet
Pistons owner Gores makes donation to Detroit high schoolnba.com Oct 29, 2013Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores is donating $250,000 to support the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy.Share Tweet
Andre Drummond Dunks Over “GRAMPS” On Vine VideoDetroit Pistons center and all-around stud of social media flirting Andre Drummond isn’t yet 21, so the silliness of his Twitter feed needs to have some context. The nonsense continued yesterday when Drummond dunked over a grandpa in a new vine video. D…Share Tweet
Heat Top Bulls In OpenerOct 29The Heat used a balanced attack of seven players in double digits to top the Bulls' 107-95.
Block Party In IndianaOct 29Roy Hibbert blocked seven shots and collected 16 boards in the Pacers' 97-87 win over the Magic.
The NBA Offseason In A Few MinutesOct 29The NBA is back. In case your attention was elsewhere this offseason, the ESPN.com NBA crew has an update on what you missed.
SC Centerpiece: NBA StorylinesOct 29Stephen A. Smith and Bruce Bowen discuss their top NBA storylines.