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No All-Stars Of Past 16 Europeans Selected In Lottery
The Knicks are hoping Kristaps Porzingis can eventually end that streak.

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Kobe Bryant Has No Plans To Play Abroad
In the past, there has often been the notion that Kobe Bryant could spend a season playing in Italy after his NBA career concludes.

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RealGM Radio: James Ham On The Sacramento Kings
Danny Leroux and James Ham go in-depth on a fascinating November in Sacramento.

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DeMarcus Cousins Receives One-Game Suspension For Forearm To Horford
DeMarcus Cousins will serve his suspension when the Kings play at the Heat.

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Jimmer Fredette Waived By Pelicans
Jimmer Fredette appeared in 13 minutes over four games.

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Nash: Stephen Curry Turning Into His Own Historical Category
Stephen Curry was initially compared to Steve Nash early in his NBA career, but he has created his own style of play with his handle and perimeter shooting.

Tim Kawakami/San Jose Mercury News

Rockets To Start Jason Terry Instead Of Ty Lawson
Ty Lawson seems to have already bought into the bench role behind Jason Terry.

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Celtics, Mavs Interested In Hiring Kevin McHale As Consultant
Danny Ainge immediately reached out to Kevin McHale following his dismissal from the Rockets about a role with the Celtics.


Josh Howard Joining D-League In Hopes Of NBA Return
Josh Howard last played in the NBA in 2012 with the Wolves before he tore his ACL.

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76ers Exposing Joel Embiid To Ilgauskas' Success Story
Brett Brown said Joel Embiid is progressing "great" and is "doing fantastic in his mind."

Keith Pompey/Philadelphia Inquirer

Bucks Appearing On TNT For First Time Since 2002
When the Bucks were last on TNT, the team featured Ray Allen, Sam Cassell, Anthony Mason, Toni Kukoc and Michael Redd.

Charles F. Gardner/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

No. 5 Recruit Malik Monk Commits To Kentucky
Malik Monk is a 6'3 shooting guard and an electrifying athlete.

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Manu Ginobili Out Two Games With Hip Tightness
In nine games this season, Manu Ginobili is averaging 11.7 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.3 steals.

Sam Dekker To Undergo Back Surgery
Sam Dekker is expected to miss three months.

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Kristaps Porzingis: I Wanted To Be In New York Because I Love Pressure
Kristaps Porzingis' game has immediately translated to the NBA.

Marcus Lee/Yahoo! Sports

Warriors, Cavs, Spurs, Suns Rank In Top-10 On Both Offense, Defense
The Warriors, Cavaliers and Spurs entered the season as popular picks to win the title and all three rank in the top-10 in both offensive and defensive efficiency.

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Dunc'd On Pod: Kristaps Through The Heart (Tuesday's Games)
On Kristaps Porzingis' big night, the Raptors nearly beating the Warriors, Minnesota's win at Miami, Pistons taking care of the Cavs and more.

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Jeff Van Gundy, Tom Thibodeau Could Be Longer Term Candidates For Rockets
Both Jeff Van Gundy and Tom Thibodeau have ties to the Rockets and are available coaches.

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Rockets Fire Kevin McHale, Promote J.B. Bickerstaff To Interim Head Coach
The Rockets have fired Kevin McHale after a 4-7 start.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Rockets Hold Players-Only Meeting
The Rockets held a players-only meeting on Tuesday as they continue their early season struggles.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Bulls Have Fallen From 11th To 26th In Offensive Efficiency
After 10 games under Fred Hoiberg, the Bulls rank 26th in the NBA in offensive efficiency with 100.8 points per 100 possessions.

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Dunc'd On Pod: Monday's Games, Time For Certain Teams To Panic?
Nate Duncan and Danny Leroux on whether it is time for the Rockets, Lakers, Nets, Kings, Wizards, Pelicans and Grizzlies to panic.

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Barack Obama Has Fantasized About Being NBA GM
The presidency of Barack Obama is entering the final year and he was asked if he would have interest in being part of an ownership group of an NBA team.

Bill Simmons/GQ

Jabari Parker Skips Bucks' Road Trip With Sprained Foot
Jabari Parker returned to action on Nov. 4 after missing the final 57 games with a torn ACL.

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Towns Wants To Always Be Strongest, Most Intelligent, Most Skilled Player On Court
Karl-Anthony Towns has been developing his offense around the basket and he'll eventually stretch out to three-point line with regularity.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Wolves Nearly Picked Giannis Antetokounmpo Over Shabazz Muhammad
Giannis Antetokounmpo went 15th overall to the Bucks.

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Myles Turner Undergoes Successful Surgery On Left Thumb
Myles Turner is expected to miss six weeks for the Pacers.

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Undrafted Players Getting 38 Percent Of 76ers' Minutes
Among the 29 other NBA teams, undrafted players have accounted for just eight percent of total minutes.

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NBA PER: Curry, Griffin Hold; Cousins, Bosh Make Gains
DeMarcus Cousins jumped from 16th up to 7th this week, while Chris Bosh appears on the list for the first time this season and is now ranked 15th.

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DeMarcus Cousins, Nicolas Batum Named Players Of The Week
DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings to a 3-1 week behind averages of 32.5 points (tied-first in the conference) and 11.0 rebounds (third in the conference).

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