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Carmelo Anthony hits dagger jumper over LeBron James to ice Knicks win, spoil Cavs' opener (Video) Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — On second thought, maybe LeBron James should've just called it "a regular-sized sporting event." With the eyes of the world on Quicken Loans Arena for the first regular-season game of James' second stint in Cleveland — not to mention the Cavs' debuts of All-Star power forward Kevin Love, new head coach David Blatt, respected veteran forward Shawn Marion and more — LeBron and his new 'mates...
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Photo of the Day: LeBron to Bring Back Pre-Game Chalk Toss

Sheridan Hoops (Austin Remo) — The King has finally returned. LeBron James is back playing in his first game for his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers since May 11, 2010. But he’s not the only thing returning to the court in Cleveland. James was wondering whether or not he should bring back his signature pre-game chalk toss. So, how did he decide […]
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Players' union executive director: 'NBA's cries of poverty will not work this time' Adrian Wojnarowski (Adrian Wojnarowski) — The NBPA's new executive director refutes the league's claim that a third of NBA teams are losing money.
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LeBron James hits and-one lay-up for 1st points in return to Cleveland Cavaliers (Video) Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — The return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers is the biggest story in the NBA this fall. The four-time MVP didn't waste much time in showing basketball fans what they can expect from him during Thursday night's opener against the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena. With 6:30 remaining in the first quarter, James took a trademark outlet pass from fellow new Cav Kevin Love and...
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Someone put a Wolves home opener ticket on a pole for the taking (Photo) Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — The 2014-15 season does not figure to be a particularly good one for the Minnesota Timberwolves. After trading away Kevin Love this summer, the Wolves are left with a team of promising youngsters who figure to take a while to jell and become a playoff team. (This makes them not unlike the Love-led Wolves of a few seasons ago.) The results of the games don't matter much this year — it's all...
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Larry Brown on Sixers tanking/rebuilding: “It makes me sick” ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — The Sixers CEO fired back, but taking on a Hall of Fame coach isn't usually wise.
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The challenge in Cleveland

ESPN: TrueHoop (Tom Haberstroh) — Tom Haberstroh goes inside the numbers to show where LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving and the Cavs need to be if they want to be true title contenders.
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J.R. Smith hints Knicks quit vs. Bulls, Phil Jackson says team not ready for “Showtime” ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — It’s going to be a rough transition for the Knicks. New Yorkers have to be patient (not always their strong suit).
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Report: Cavaliers, Anderson Varejao near three-year, $30 million extension ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — It's a sign Dan Gilbert is pulling out the checkbook to spend.
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Tweet of the Day: Cleveland Cavaliers Are Ready For Their Season Opening Closeup

Sheridan Hoops (Michael Brumagin) — After having missed the playoffs for the past four-straight seasons—ever since four-time NBA MVP LeBron James left home for the warm beaches of Miami to join Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and the Heat, and after surprisingly good luck in the past two NBA draft lotteries gifted the Cleveland Cavaliers with back-to-back top-overall picks, there may […]
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