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The top spot on our list was decided the day Miles Bridges decided he was all-in for another season with Sparty. Who follows him? Well, that isn't as simple, because this crop of college stars has old hands and new faces.
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After last season, Luol Deng had hoped to redeem himself on the court for the Lakers, but he now says, "the only answer for me now is to prove myself away from L.A."
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After at least five of Nike's NBA jerseys ripped during game action this season, the apparel giant issued a statement Monday saying it is "working to implement a solution" and collaborating with the league and teams to avoid this happening in the future.
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As other pro leagues flail, the NBA's superstars are plentiful, its players have a voice and it has artfully navigated the sports cultural war.
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Whether it is tutus, yoga or cleaning the garage, the Warriors are doing whatever they can to keep their minds fresh in what one player called their "hardest year" yet.
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Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson could be out for a month because of a strained left calf. He was injured in the second quarter of Wednesday night's loss to Indiana and left Quicken Loans Arena on crutches.
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Reflecting on the Cleveland Cavaliers' 4th straight loss, Skip Bayless highlights to Shannon Sharpe that LeBron James' defense is critical problem for the slumping Cavs.
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Cleveland's odds of starting the season 4-6 were only 8 percent, according to ESPN's Basketball Power Index, which now strongly favors Boston to win the East.