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Suns To Sign Bryce Cotton From D-League
Bryce Cotton was with the Jazz in the preseason but didn't make their regular season roster.

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Curry, Westbrook, Lowry, LeBron, Draymond Comprise RPM Top-5
Stephen Curry leads the NBA in Real Plus-Minus after the first month of the season with a mark of 8.85.


Emmanuel Mudiay Apologizes For Verbal Altercation With Mike Malone
With 1:53 left in the fourth quarter, Mike Malone laid into Emmanuel Mudiay for what he thought was a subpar performance.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Stephen Curry: We're Probably Not Going 82-0
The Warriors improved to 16-0 with their blowout win over the Lakers.

Diamond Leung/San Jose Mercury News

Vogel: Paul George Is Best Two-Way Player In NBA
Paul George is leading the Pacers in scoring and rebounding, while ranking second in assists.

Jorge Castillo/Washington Post

Steve Clifford, Hornets Agree Upon Three-Year Extension
The Hornets have an option on the 2019-20 season for Steve Clifford.

Rick Bonnell/Charlotte Observer

Dunc'd On Pod: 30 In 60 (Thanksgiving Edition)
Nate Duncan and Danny Leroux go through all 30 NBA teams starting with the Lakers and Warriors and then working from the middle.

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Carmelo Believes Kristaps Porzingis Will Lead Knicks Long After His Retirement
Carmelo Anthony said he and Kristaps Porzingis are "building" their relationship.

Sports Illustrated

LeBron James: We've Taken Downplaying Of Eastern Conference Personally
Eleven of the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference have a record of .500 or better.

Chris Fedor/Cleveland Plain Dealer

CJ McCollum Trying To Take Next Step With Improved Handle
C.J. McCollum's ability with his handle is clear in one-on-one situations.

Mike Richman/Oregonian

Heat Assign Jarnell Stokes To D-League
Last season, Jarnell Stokes appeared in 23 NBA Development League games and averaged 15.1 points, 11.3 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 32.0 minutes.

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Raptors Assign Delon Wright To D-League
Delon Wright was selected 20th overall by Toronto in the 2015 NBA Draft.

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Ben Simmons Considered Consensus No. 1 Prospect For 2016
Fifty-one NBA scouts and execs attended Ben Simmons' game in Brooklyn on Monday in which he had 21 points, 20 rebounds and seven assists.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Amar'e Stoudemire Taking Classes To Possibly Become Agent
Amar'e Stoudemire has long been represented by Happy Walters.

Marc Berman/New York Post

Warriors Outscore Opponents 37.5-17.7 Per Game On Three-Pointers
A big reason why the Warriors are so successful is by controlling the edges of the scoring area.

Kirk Goldsberry/ESPN

NBRA Believes Mike Budenholzer Should Have Been Suspended
Mike Budenholzer has received a $25,000 fine for making contact with referee Ben Taylor.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kevin Durant To Return From Hamstring Injury This Week
Kevin Durant missed the past six games with a strained left hamstring.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Stephen Curry, LeBron James Named Players Of The Week
Stephen Curry and LeBron James have been named the NBA's Player of the Week for games played between Nov. 16th and Nov. 22nd.

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Marcus Smart Out At Least Two Weeks With 'Really Unique' Leg Injury
Marcus Smart will not need surgery.

Adam Himmelsbach/Boston Globe

Morey: James Harden's Personal Life Not A Factor In Play
James Harden spent his offseason in a high profile relationship with Khloe Kardashian and also signed a $200 million contract with Adidas.

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GMs Cite Steep Learning Curve On Defense For Duke Players Coming To NBA
Jahlil Okafor came to the NBA with questions about his defense and he has predictably struggled.

Chad FordESPN

LeBron: Warriors Are Healthiest Team In NBA History
LeBron James said that continuity in the lineup has led to consistency in their play.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Joel Embiid Showing 'New Level Of Maturity'
The multi-season injury to Joel Embiid has delayed the 76ers' timetable for their rebuild.

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NBA PER: Westbrook Closing In On Curry; Towns In Top-25
The gap between Stephen Curry and Russell Westbrook in terms of PER has narrowed to just 0.9.

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NBA Efficiency Differential Rankings: Celtics, Pacers Move Into Top-5
The Pacers jumped from 15th to fifth in the Efficiency Differential rankings.

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Josh Smith, Unnamed Assistant Coach Engage In Argument After Loss
The Clippers are now 6-7 after beginning the season 4-0.


Dunc'd On Pod: Golden State's Death Lineup, Weekend Action
Nate Duncan and Danny Leroux break down the weekend's action including Golden State's Death Lineup helping continue their undefeated start, the Raptors finishing their road trip strong and notable wins for Oklahoma City and New Orleans.

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Jonas Valanciunas Decides On Rehab Instead Of Surgery On Hand
Jonas Valanciunas is expected to miss approximately six weeks.

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Mark Cuban: It Will Be Tough To Have Multiple $30M+ Players On Single Team
Mark Cuban was asked about how the NBA's escalating salary cap will change the way rosters are built.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Billy King: We Took Our Shot, It Didn't Work
Billy King is looking forward to seeing some of their players develop and what they can do with cap space in 2016.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

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