WWE’s The Undertaker is at Cavaliers ring/banner celebration ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Remember during the NBA Finals when LeBron James wore a WWE Undertaker shirt?
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Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, other NBA stars talk “togetherness” in new video ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Carmelo Anthony and other NBA players have talked about wanting to take the conversation created around the national anthem protests and turn that into action in their communities. A new video featuring Anthony, Chris Paul, Kyle Korver, Dwyane Wade and other NBA stars is along those lines — it speaks to unity. It’s about we […]
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Meet the Mental Skills Coach Training the NBA’s Next Wave of Stars

Basketball Insiders (Alex Kennedy) — Meet Graham Betchart, a mental skills coach who works with some of the NBA's up-and-coming stars.
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VIDEO: Biggest NBA Preseason Surprises

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — Joel Brigham, Steve Kyler and Lang Greene from Basketball Insiders discuss their biggest preseason surprises as the NBA's regular season gets underway on Tuesday.
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LeBron James responds vaguely when asked about Carmelo Anthony joining Cavaliers ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony (and Chris Paul) said they talked frequently about winning another Olympic gold medal together. LeBron and Anthony both said they’d take a pay cut to play with each other (and Paul and Dwyane Wade). In 2014, Anthony reportedly tried to join LeBron on the Heat or get LeBron to join […]
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Assistant coach: Kevin Durant ‘jealous’ of Kyle Lowry-DeMar DeRozan relationship ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Anything positive Kevin Durant says about the Warriors is interpreted as an insult to Russell Westbrook and the Thunder. So, Durant has gone out of his way to praise Oklahoma City lately. But he can’t control the messaging of Rex Kalamian, a Raptors assistant coach who previously worked for the Thunder. Kalamian relayed a text […]
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Warriors embrace villainy in hilarious cartoon (video) ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — I find most of these corny, but “Super Team: A Warriors Musical” is fantastic. Obviously, Draymond Green‘s character provides plenty of comedy. But the entire roster – from Stephen Curry to Kevin Durant to even Ian Clark – is used in the gags. The breakout stars: Klay Thompson and Rocco. Well done, Bleacher Report: The […]
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D-League implements three experimental rules ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — None of these are as dramatic as the international goaltending rule, but the NBA continues to wisely use the D-League for rule experimentation. The new rules for this year: Each team will be entitled to a “Reset Timeout” in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter and final two minutes of any overtime period.  […]
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Sheridan Hoops (Chris Sheridan) — With a mix of sadness and pride, I am shuttering — the Web Site I founded in September 2011 and which published daily through five NBA seasons. I come from a family of journalists, and there is a level of disappointment that comes from deep inside me. You only get one or two chances to […]
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Joakim Noah, Kristaps Porzingis Praise Courtney Lee

Basketball Insiders (Michael Scotto) — Joakim Noah and Kristaps Porzingis love what Courtney Lee brings to the New York Knicks.
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Rumor: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope demanding more than $20 million annually to sign contract extension with Pistons ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Pistons owner Tom Gores said he’d pay the luxury tax if a contract extension for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope put Detroit over next season. Yet, Caldwell-Pope hasn’t signed an extension with the deadline six days away. What will it take? Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press: There was gossip over the summer that it would take […]
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NBA sets record with 113 international players, a plurality from Canada, on opening-night rosters ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Until last season, the NBA set or tied its record for number of international players on opening-night rosters the previous three years. But after peaking at 101 in 2014-15, the number dropped to 100 last season. A sign the league has hit its foreign saturation point? Probably not. The NBA boasts a record 113 international […]
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Trivia: Name every player on a 2016-17 NBA roster ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — NBA teams cut their rosters to a maximum of 15 players yesterday. Only one team, the Bulls, has just 14 players. That means there are 449 players in the NBA as the season tips off tonight. How many of them can you name? Take these two quizzes, one for the Eastern Conference and one for […]
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Chandler Parsons out for Grizzlies’ opener ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Chandler Parsons missed the Mavericks’ final 18 games last season, including the playoffs, due to knee problems. Now with the Grizzlies, his games missed streak will hit 19. Michael Wallace of Fizdale confirms after Tip-off Luncheon that Chandler Parsons (knee rehab) and Brandan Wright (ankle) will sit out Wed's opener vs Twolves. —...
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NBA AM: The NBA Draft Is A Crap Shoot

Basketball Insiders (Steve Kyler) — Don't fall in love with the draft pick. If they are not a top overall pick, they rarely stick around.
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