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  1. Phoenix Suns officially unveil new uniforms

    Aug 16, 2013, 12:21 AM EDT

    Alex Len, via Twitter

    The Suns officially unveiled their new uniforms for the upcoming season on Thursday by holding a fashion show in Scottsdale, Arizona to celebrate the occasion. The organization had players from past teams modeling reminders of what the previous uniform incarnations looked like, before getting to the main event where the newest Suns gave us our…

  2. Report: Clippers waiting on answer from Lamar Odom before extending offer to Antawn Jamison

    Aug 15, 2013, 11:36 PM EDT

    Lamar Odom

    Antawn Jamison met with new Clippers head coach Doc Rivers recently, and by all accounts there was a certain level of mutual interest. But it appears now that Jamison will have to wait until another player decides if he’ll take what the Clippers are offering to pay to fill that roster spot for next season.…

  3. Mitch Kupchak admits process of hiring Mike D’Antoni over Phil Jackson was ‘clumsy’

    Aug 15, 2013, 10:14 PM EDT

    Mitch Kupchak

    After firing Mike Brown as head coach just five games into last season, the Lakers had conversations with Phil Jackson that led him to believe the job was his to accept. Things changed abruptly, however, as Mike D’Antoni was hired for the gig while Jackson was deliberating over the situation. It led to Lakers GM…

  4. Roger Mason Jr. plans to run for players union’s presidency

    Aug 15, 2013, 7:51 PM EDT

    Roger Mason Jr. Hornets

    It’s not as exciting to most casual fans as LeBron James thinking about running for the players union’s presidency, before ultimately backing off of those plans, as was expected. But the union needs new and experienced leadership during a transitionary phase that will see the Players Association add both a new president and a new…

  5. J.J. Redick is getting ready for Lob City (VIDEO)

    Aug 15, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT

    Miami Heat v Milwaukee Bucks - Game Three

    J.J. Redick came to the Clippers as part of a three-team trade that sent Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler to the Suns, and Jared Dudley to Los Angeles. The Clippers were thought to have added Redick for his three-point shooting ability — L.A. was middle of the pack in that category in terms of percentage…

  6. New Sixers coach Brett Brown says he wouldn’t have taken the job without 4 years guaranteed

    Aug 15, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT

    Brett Brown

    The Sixers are expected to be one of, if not the worst team in the NBA next season, and a quick look up and down the roster tells us that’s not exactly a stretch. The veterans that remain aren’t guys you can count on for consistent output at either end of the floor, and the…

  7. Marcin Gortat to play for Polish national team at Eurobasket

    Aug 15, 2013, 4:12 PM EDT

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    Marcin Gortat suffered a foot injury in March that left him in the same situation as his Phoenix Suns — broken and unable to compete by the time the regular season was finished. Gortat planned to spend the summer with the Polish national team preparing for Eurobasket, which tips off in September. He recently returned…

  8. NBA announces international dates for 2013 preseason schedule

    Aug 15, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers NBA star Kobe Bryant poses with young players for pictures during a corporate event in Shanghai

    The NBA formally announced its complete preseason schedule on Thursday, although the league’s individual teams have been making the information public over the past couple of weeks. Of note is the fact that the preseason will tip off on Oct. 5, with the Oklahoma City Thunder heading to Istanbul to take on Turkish basketball club Fenerbahce…

  9. Kevin Durant wants a nickname in Nike’s latest #SummerIsSerious spot (VIDEO)

    Aug 15, 2013, 2:26 PM EDT

    BASKET-TPE-US-NBA

    In the Rucker Park style of playground games that take place at outdoor courts during the summer, players are often-times granted hilarious nicknames from the emcee in an effort to get the crowd hyped. Kevin Durant, though? He’s just Kevin. Although it appears there was some miscommunication here, because he doesn’t seem all that pleased…

  10. Al Harrington talks about bringing winning, veteran attitude to Wizards

    Aug 15, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT

    Al Harrington

    On the court, Washington made a good gamble signing Al Harrington — they get a stretch four they need, a guy who averaged 14.2 points a game two seasons ago, and they get him for the veteran minimum. He may or may not pan out but it was a good risk. But maybe the real…

  11. Celtics trade Fab Melo to Memphis for Donte Greene

    Aug 15, 2013, 1:32 PM EDT

    Fab Melo, Earl Clark

    The Fab Melo era that never really got started in Boston is over. The Celtics announced they have traded Melo and some cash to the Grizzlies for Donte Greene. CSNNE.com has confirmed this as well. Why? This is a financial move for the Celtics — Melo was going to make $1.3 million this season, Greene…

  12. Lakers biggest challenge: Adapting tradition to changing times

    Aug 15, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Dwight Howard

    The legend, the tradition of the Lakers is not in question. In the past 14 years the Lakers have seven trips to the finals and five titles, and since the Buss family took over it is up to 10 titles. In the past 30 years they have simply been the best run, most successful franchise…

  13. Spike Lee tells Jordan/Magic/Barkley poker story (VIDEO)

    Aug 15, 2013, 12:26 PM EDT

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    Sports Illustrated got to sit down with Spike Lee to talk a little Brooklyn and a little basketball. We bring you this for the second half of the video, when Lee talks about going to Barcelona to watch the original Dream Team and he was playing poker with Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Charles Barkley.…

  14. Olajuwon describes Dwight Howard as “very raw”

    Aug 15, 2013, 11:46 AM EDT

    Newly signed Houston Rockets player Dwight Howard during news conference in Houston

    Houston has Kevin McHale as coach and hired Hakeem Olajuwon because they have two quality NBA big men — Dwight Howard and Omer Asik — who both can score but are not exactly polished on the offensive end. Particularly their new anchor, Howard. Actually, Olajuwon was blunt in assessing Howard that speaking with Rockets.com, saying…

  15. Saunders says Minnesota’s deal for Pekovic doesn’t impact Rubio, Love

    Aug 15, 2013, 11:02 AM EDT

    Kevin Love

    It took a while to figure it out, but the Timberwolves had re-sign Nikola Pekovic — the big man provides the traditional post presence at both ends of the court the team needs to allow Kevin Love to do his thing. But the new five-year, $60 million deal leads to this question: Can the smaller…

  16. Blake Griffin agrees with CP3: He needs to step up this year

    Aug 15, 2013, 10:44 AM EDT

    Blake Griffin

    Chris Paul was pretty blunt about it — he thinks the Clippers can go as far as Blake Griffin takes them. That’s a lot of weight on Griffin’s shoulders, but he told Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLosAngeles.com that Paul was right. “[Paul] has a huge role on this team,” Griffin said Thursday in an interview with…

  17. Knicks talking to Earl Barron as possible backup bench big

    Aug 15, 2013, 10:26 AM EDT

    Atlanta Hawks v New York Knicks

    New York is reportedly looking to add one more guy to the roster — a veteran backup big who isn’t going to play much but can add some depth to the front line. New York is going to try out Jeremy Taylor for that role even though he is a young player (he has a…

  18. Jeremy Lin’s pretty funny take on fame: “You’ve changed bro” (VIDEO)

    Aug 15, 2013, 8:44 AM EDT

    Taco Bell Skills Challenge

    Jeremy Lin may have changed, but he still has a great sense of humor and he still doesn’t mind being the butt of the joke. This is an amusing video from Lin’s own YouTube channel, where he looks back on how those around him think fame has changed him — he’s not practicing enough for…

  19. Report: Sixers owners to announce purchase of NHL’s Devils

    Aug 15, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Anthony Brodeur

    We told you a few days ago that Joshua Harris and the rest of the Sixers ownership group was closing in on a deal to purchase the New Jersey Devils of the NHL. They should cross that finish line and have the deal announced Thursday, reports John Gonzalez at CSNPhilly.com. The Prudential Center in Newark…

  20. Jim Buss says Dwight Howard ‘was never really a Laker’

    Aug 15, 2013, 12:04 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Mike Brown

    The Lakers did their due diligence in free agency this summer where Dwight Howard was concerned, getting the last word in their formal pitch after the coveted big man had met with other teams. In the end, Howard chose to sign with the Houston Rockets — a decision that many felt was a foregone conclusion…

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