Blake Griffin Hasn't Begun Thinking About Free Agency
Blake Griffin will essentially be in a contract year as he's expected to decline his $21.4 million player option for 17-18.
DeMarcus Cousins: I Like Dave Joerger And He Likes Me
Dave Joerger replaced George Karl, who had a tenuous relationship with DeMarcus Cousins.
Ben Simmons Hasn't Considered Sitting Out Entire Season
Ben Simmons doesn't have a return date set as he recovers from his foot surgery.
Lakers Experimenting With Brandon Ingram At Point Guard
The Lakers used Brandon Ingram at point guard in his NBA debut.
Pistons Could Move Into New Downtown Arena Next Season
The Pistons are in discussions about joining the Detroit Red Wings at the still-under-construction Little Caesars Arena as soon as next season.
Tristan Thompson Wasn't Surprised By Being Drafted Ahead Of Valanciunas
Tristan Thompson and Jonas Valanciunas will always be linked by their draft class.
Dunc'd On: First Full Night Of Games
Recaps of PHI/OKC, IND/DAL, AD'S 50, ORL/MIA, MEM/MIN, LAL/HOU on the first full night of the regular season.
D'Angelo Russell: There's Freedom In Kobe Not Being Around
D'Angelo Russell will have the biggest role on offense for the Lakers.
James Harden Excited To Increase Assists As Rockets Enter Season With 'Different Vibe'
While James Harden has always been a prolific scorer, his ability as a passer may return to the public consciousness this season under Mike D'Antoni.
Lakers Exercise 17-18 Options On D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle, Larry Nance Jr.
The Lakers picked up the fourth year option on Julius Randle and the third-year options on D'Angelo Russell and Larry Nance Jr.

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Prospect Report: Lauri Markkanen Of Arizona

by Rafael Uehara

Lauri Markkanen possesses a combination of size and skill level that immediately places him in the conversation of which guys have potential to eventually end up becoming the number one overall pick.

A Reason To Watch For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

From teams waiting for one break to be contenders to young players coming into their own to new faces in new places, there are all sorts of reasons to watch all 30 teams this season.

Thirty Futures: Golden State Warriors

by Colin McGowan

The Warriors will be beautiful. They'll run others off the court with sheer force of talent. You won't be able to hate the Warriors, or your hate will be grim and resigned and insufficient.

Five Question Season Preview: Northwest Division

by Brett Koremenos

How Tom Thibodeau will use Karl-Anthony Towns on offense, finding a backcourt partner for Russell Westbrook, Evan Turner's fit with Portland, Quin Snyder's false ation offense and whether one of Denver's young guards will emerge as a foundational piece.

Thirty Futures: Cleveland Cavaliers

by Colin McGowan

J.R. Smith is 31 years old. He's a not a screw-up or a clown or a locker room cancer or a jerk or a fraud or a lunatic or a dolt. He's a man with regrets, and he's better today than he has ever been before: a world champion with a contract that's going to put his grandkids through college.

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NBA Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Oct. 26 at 7:00 PM
Dallas (L
Indiana (W)
Oct. 26 at 7:00 PM
Miami (W
Orlando (L)
Oct. 26 at 7:30 PM
Detroit (L
Toronto (W)
Oct. 26 at 7:30 PM
Brooklyn (L
Boston (W)
Oct. 26 at 8:00 PM
Denver (W
New Orleans (L)
Oct. 26 at 8:00 PM
Minnesota (L
Memphis (W)
Oct. 26 at 8:00 PM
Charlotte (W
Milwaukee (L)
Oct. 26 at 8:00 PM
Oklahoma City (W
Philadelphia (L)
Oct. 26 at 10:00 PM
Sacramento (W
Phoenix (L)
Oct. 26 at 10:30 PM
Houston (L
L.A. Lakers (W)
Oct. 27 at 7:30 PM
Oct. 27 at 8:00 PM
Oct. 27 at 10:30 PM
L.A. Clippers 
Oct. 27 at 10:30 PM
San Antonio 

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Oct. 25 at 12:00 PM
UNICS Kazan (L
Oct. 25 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow (W
Anadolu Efes (L
Oct. 25 at 2:00 PM
Real Madrid (L
Oct. 25 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos (W
Oct. 26 at 2:00 PM
Panathinaikos (W
Brose Baskets (L
Oct. 26 at 2:00 PM
Zalgiris (L
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
Oct. 26 at 2:00 PM
KK Crvena Zvezda (W
Oct. 26 at 2:00 PM
Galatasaray (L
Oct. 27 at 2:00 PM
Oct. 27 at 2:00 PM
Real Madrid 
Oct. 27 at 2:00 PM
Anadolu Efes 
Oct. 27 at 2:00 PM
UNICS Kazan 
CSKA Moscow 
Oct. 28 at 2:00 PM
Brose Baskets 
Oct. 28 at 2:00 PM
KK Crvena Zvezda 
Oct. 28 at 2:00 PM
Oct. 28 at 2:00 PM
Fenerbahce Ulker 

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NBA Leaders

Anthony Davis 50.00 Points

Anthony Davis 16.00 Rebounds

James Harden 17.00 Assists

Roy Hibbert 5.00 Blocks

Anthony Davis 7.00 Steals

Anthony Davis 41.49 PER

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NBA Team eDiff Leaders

Spurs 29.24 eDiff

Cavaliers 28.89 eDiff

Kings 19.53 eDiff

Raptors 18.71 eDiff

Heat 12.58 eDiff

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NBA Team ORtg Leaders

Spurs 130.07 ORtg

Trail Blazers 122.11 ORtg

Lakers 119.51 ORtg

Celtics 118.43 ORtg

Cavaliers 116.56 ORtg

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NBA Team DRtg Leaders

Cavaliers 87.67 DRtg

Raptors 94.58 DRtg

Nuggets 94.66 DRtg

Thunder 96.19 DRtg

Kings 96.64 DRtg

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Euroleague Leaders

Nando De Colo 22.67 Points

Khem Birch 8.00 Rebounds

Nikos Zisis 7.67 Assists

Alex Tyus 2.00 Blocks

Charles Jenkins 2.67 Steals

Andrea Bargnani 30.32 PER

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