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LBJ's homecoming begins with a thud

LeBron James' triumphant Opening Night return to Cleveland turned into an embarrassing 95-90 loss to the Knicks. But no worries -- it's all part of the process.
'Melo, Knicks turn into spoilers | Aschburner: More than a game | LeBron goes home

No charge zone

James Ennis' facial provides a teachable lesson for grounded defenders.

Way of 'The Dream'

Hakeem Olajuwon never imagined he'd affect the game the way he did.


Kawhi Leonard reportedly wants a max extension. Should the Spurs pay him?

Brighter days ahead?

The Lakers look ahead to an uphill season after the loss of rookie Julius Randle.

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OKC's Westbrook suffers 'small fracture' in hand

Oct 31, 2014 4:26 AM

OKC's Russell Westbrook is knocked out of the Clippers game with a hand injury. Read Full Article

Hornets sign Walker to reported four-year extension

Oct 30, 2014 6:27 PM

The Hornets announced they've signed Kemba Walker to a contract extension, giving the organization stability at point guard for the foreseeable future. Read Full Article

Fans stand together with LeBron in new commercial

Oct 30, 2014 9:35 PM

LeBron James huddles with teammates before each game, pulling them close to deliver a message. In a new TV commercial, James does the same to bring an entire city together. Read Full Article

Spurs' Leonard set to make season debut Friday

Oct 30, 2014 9:37 PM

NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is set to make his season debut for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night against the Phoenix Suns. Read Full Article

Warriors exercise options on Barnes, Ezeli

Oct 31, 2014 12:37 AM

The Golden State Warriors have picked up the fourth-year options on the contracts of forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli for next season. Read Full Article

Knicks G Jose Calderon out 2-3 weeks

Oct 31, 2014 12:04 AM

New York Knicks starting point guard Jose Calderon is expected to miss at least two weeks with a sprained right calf. Read Full Article

Celtics exercise contract options on 3 players

Oct 30, 2014 5:01 AM

The Boston Celtics have exercised contract options on forwards Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller. Read Full Article

Hornets' Taylor pleads guilty to domestic violence

Oct 30, 2014 12:00 AM

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor pleaded guilty Wednesday to a domestic violence charge and admitted he pushed his girlfriend at a hotel in Michigan. Read Full Article

NBA tabs sports exec as new D-League president

Oct 30, 2014 9:07 PM

The NBA has hired former Wasserman Media Group executive Malcolm Turner to be the president of its Development League. Read Full Article

LeBron set for closure with Cavs' opener

Oct 29, 2014 9:44 PM

This will be a season opener unlike any other -- one that also brings closure. Read Full Article

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