Notebook: Oladipo Scrimmages with Pacers

Given a rare four-day break between games and two days off from practice, the Pacers went back to work on Thursday. In a big way.

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55 minutes ago, Indiana Pacers, Indiana Pacers

New shirts featuring Dallas stars join BreakingT’s NBPA-licensed collection

New shirts featuring Dallas basketball stars have joined BreakingT’s NBPA-licensed collection. Dallas fans are going to want to cop these. Things are going pretty well in Dallas right now. A pair of European superstars – and the complete ascension of Luka – have taken Dallas to the...

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Rick Pitino says he tried to convince Knicks to draft Donovan Mitchell

Rick Pitino says he tried to convince Knicks to draft Donovan Mitchell

Many criticized the Knicks for drafting Frank Ntilikina over Dennis Smith Jr. with the No. 8 pick in the 2017 NBA draft.

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1 hour ago, NBC Sports, New York Knicks

Ready for the Rematch

Date: Nov. 22, 2019 Tip-Off Time: 7 p.m. CT

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1 hour ago, Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma City Thunder

Magic's Mo Bamba, Jonathan Isaac Fantasy Outlook After Nikola Vucevic Injury

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic will reportedly miss at least the next four weeks due to an ankle injury. Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported the news...

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No, The Sacramento Kings Are Not Better Without De’Aaron Fox

Since the injury to De’Aaron Fox, the Sacramento Kings have won 3 of their last 4 games and are a game out of the playoff race. Coincidence? The Sacramento Kings have made quite a turnaround since their sluggish start to the 2019-’20 season. They have a 6-7 record after starting the season...

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1 hour ago, A Royal Pain, Sacramento Kings

2020 NBA Draft: How top prospects could fit with the Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards could find themselves with a high draft pick next April. With a draft pool full of talented prospects, the Wizards could strike gold. In a year that many may have seen coming, the Washington Wizards have started the season with just four wins through their first twelve games. Regardless...

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1 hour ago, Wiz of Awes, Washington Wizards

Los Angeles Lakers rumors: Kyle Kuzma expected to play Friday

Recent Los Angeles Lakers rumors involve forward Kyle Kuzma, who is trending toward playing Friday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. There haven’t been many Los Angeles Lakers rumors in recent weeks. With the team virtually unable to make any trades until Dec. 15, the player movement front...

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1 hour ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

James Wiseman is latest example that NBA teams need youth academies

The latest NCAA controversy revolving around James Wiseman is another example of why the NBA needs to establish youth academies James Wiseman, who plays for the Memphis Tigers, will be forced to sit out 11 games and pay a fine of $11,500 dollars (to a charity of his choice) for his mother taking an $11,500...

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Donte Is Off To A Good Start At Starting

On the first possession of the game against the Pacers last Saturday night, Donte DiVincenzo jumpe

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1 hour ago, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Bucks

Full-strength Clips eke out OT victory over plucky Celtics

AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillWhat if I had told you, when the Celtics embarked on this road trip a week ago, that there would be an 11 percent drop in their FG accuracy (.451 to .407) and a 39 percent increase in turnovers committed (11.5 to 16 per game) through the first four games?Now, that may not seem...

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1 hour ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic out a minimum of four weeks

The Orlando Magic will be without All-Star center Nikola Vucevic for at least four weeks after he sprained his ankle in Wednesday’s loss. Everyone associated with the Orlando Magic held their collective breaths as Nikola Vucevic writhed on the ground in pain, holding his right ankle. After going...

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2 hours ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Pelicans shootaround update presented by HUB International: Lonzo Ball questionable at Phoenix

PHOENIX – After sitting out the past six games, it’s possible Lonzo Ball will return to the court Thursday at Phoenix, but the poin

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2 hours ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns

Kawhi Leonard breaks down posterizing dunk in the most Kawhi Leonard way ever

Kawhi Leonard is a man of few words and even fewer emotions, so when a reporter asked him to talk about his posterizing dunk over Celtics big man Daniel Theis on Wednesday night, the Clippers forward responded in the most Kawhi Leonard way ever. Here’s Leonard, showing no emotion whatsoever, explaining...

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2 hours ago, Yardbarker

Gasol Waived, Though Players, Coaches Hope He's Not Yet Done In Portland

MILWAUKEE -- In a frustrating start to the Portland Trail Blazers 2019-20 season, Pau Gasol’s playing days in Rip City ending before they

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2 hours ago, Portland Trail Blazers, Portland Trail Blazers

Report: Magic’s Nikola Vucevic out at least a month

Report: Magic’s Nikola Vucevic out at least a month

The Magic's injuries have gone from silly to serious.

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2 hours ago, NBC Sports

Spencer Dinwiddie and Brooklyn Nets Keep Attacking the Rim

Checking in weekly on key stats about with Brooklyn Nets.

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2 hours ago, Brooklyn Nets, Brooklyn Nets

Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James discusses record breaking triple-double

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James entered a class of his own after his triple-double on Tuesday night, but remains humble in his accomplishment and focused on team goals. The Los Angeles Lakers have been rolling this season and a big reason for that is the play of LeBron James. After missing...

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2 hours ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

Rick Carlisle: Social Media Pressure on ‘Guys Like Luka to Generate Highlights’

Luka Doncic and the NBA’s brightest stars face “undue pressure” to create plays worthy of the highlight reel due to fans’ expectations on their social media feeds, according to Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle. “I like being an entertainer,” says Doncic, who more or...

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2 hours ago, SLAM Magazine

Report: Magic All-Star Nikola Vucevic out at least four weeks

The Orlando Magic have started rolling after struggling to open the season. Steve Clifford’s squad has won three of its past four games. Unfortunately, Orlando will be without its top player for at least the next month. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, All-Star center Nikola Vucevic suffered...

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