PBT Extra: Spurs showed Warriors have work to do defensively ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Cleveland, on the other hand, has it figured out.
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Anthony Davis becomes first player since Michael Jordan to score 50 in opener – and adds 16-5-7-3 ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — An astounding 86% of general managers said one year ago Anthony Davis was their preferred choice to build a franchise around. An underwhelming season by the Pelicans put Davis in a strange light, and he ended the year sidelined due to injury. Asked the same question this year, general managers gave Karl-Anthony Towns took a […]
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Sevyn Streeter says 76ers prevented her from performing national anthem due to ‘WE MATTER’ jersey ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — No NBA players followed Colin Kaepernick’s lead by kneeling during the national anthem in the preseason. But that courageous form of protest still found its way onto NBA courts. A national-anthem singer knelt before a Kings game, and other did at a Heat game. Another singer wanted to take a bold stance for the 76ers’ […]
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76ers fan flips double bird to Russell Westbrook, who reacts incredulously (video) ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — The Russell Westbrook era didn’t get off to the fastest start for the Thunder, who fell behind the 76ers early. This Philadelphia fan got way ahead of himself (and any reasonable standard of decency). Via Andy Bailey of Bleacher Report: Oklahoma City responded with a 5-0 run, Westbrook scoring three points himself and assisting another […]
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Report: Bulls close to deal with former Celtic R.J. Hunter ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — The No. 28 pick, R.J. Hunter became the first first-rounder from last year’s draft to fall out of the NBA when the Celtics waived him. He won’t be out of the league for long. The Bulls, the only team with an open roster spot, appear close to adding him. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports: R.J. […]
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The long NBA travel season

ESPN: TrueHoop The long NBA travel season
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Celtics’ Gerald Green braids shamrock into his hair (photo) ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Gerald Green was drafted by the Celtics and spent two seasons with them before being traded (in the Kevin Garnett deal). After stints with the Timberwolves, Rockets, Mavericks, Nets, Pacers, Suns and Heat, he signed with Boston this summer. Think he’s happy to be back? Abby Chin of CSN Mid-Atlantic: Sweet Opening Night hair by […]
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The NBA schedule turns teams into the sleepwalking dead

ESPN: TrueHoop The NBA schedule turns teams into the sleepwalking dead
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Quote of the Day: Joel Embiid says he learned to shoot by watching ‘just regular white people’ on the internet ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Joel Embiid couldn’t endear himself by playing in an NBA game, because he’s been too injured to do that in two pro seasons. He’s had to resort to witty nicknames, practice-gym dunks, fun-loving stunts, attention-seeking tweets and self-deprecating humor. Embiid is scheduled to make his NBA debut tonight, when the 76ers play the Thunder. Soon, […]
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Tyronn Lue says ‘they said’ LeBron James has a body of a 19-year-old, but nobody else knows where Cavaliers coach got that ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — LeBron James might be the greatest athlete in NBA history. But even he has shown signs of decline at age 31. He has gotten multiple back injections and even took a break during the season to rehabilitate in Miami. The forward has treated the last two regular-seasons as glorified warmups for the playoffs. Just where […]
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VIDEO: Which New Coach Will Have Most Success?

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — Eleven teams have new coaches for the 2016-17 NBA season. Joel Brigham, Steve Kyler and Lang Greene from Basketball Insiders discuss which newcomer will have the most success.
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Draymond Green says technical foul won’t dissuade him from yelling after dunks ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Draymond Green has apologized again and again and again in the last year. But the Warriors forward has also maintained he must remain true to himself. So, after getting technical foul for yelling (presumably because it was toward LaMarcus Aldridge) following a dunk in Golden State’s loss to the Spurs last night, Green – under […]
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Hawks, Schroder Ink 4-Year, $70 Million Extension

Basketball Insiders (Alex Kennedy) — The Atlanta Hawks and Dennis Schroder have reportedly agreed to a four-year, $70 million extension.
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Report: Hawks signing Dennis Schroder to four-year, $70 million contract extension ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — A smart, though risky, bet on the newly crowned starting point guard
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