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Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside to miss Indiana game with bone bruise

MIAMI -- Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside has a bone bruise in his knee and will miss the team's home opener against the Indiana Pacers.The Heat made the announcement Friday, one day before opening a six-game homestand. He...

Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin ruptures patellar tendon

12:25 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN After crumbling to the court and leaving the Brooklyn Nets' season-opening loss with an injury, point guard Jeremy Lin's season is likely over.Lin has been diagnosed with a ruptured patellar tendon of the right...

Spurs try to keep streak alive against Wolves without Leonard – Stats & Info

The San Antonio Spurs have owned the Minnesota Timberwolves in recent years, but without their best player, they will be challenged to continue their dominance in Wednesday's season opener (9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN).Kawhi Leonard (quad) has been...

Why the Cleveland Cavaliers won the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade

This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Oct. 30 NBA Preview Issue. Subscribe today!About that historic trade ...The Kyrie Irving -- Isaiah Thomas swap marks the first trade between two teams that squared off in the previous season's...

Free agent center Kendrick Perkins agrees to join Cavaliers’ G League team

3:18 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN Free-agent center Kendrick Perkins, a 13-year NBA veteran, has agreed to a deal to join the Cleveland Cavaliers-affiliated Canton Charge of the NBA's G League, league sources tell ESPN.The Cavaliers waived Perkins, 32, after...

Fantasy basketball — Top free-agent finds for the first week of the season

Even on the doorstep of the new season, working the waiver wire is pivotal to succeeding in fantasy basketball. With so many games, injuries and endless shifts in rotations throughout the season, we'll need to source stats from...

Dante Exum of Utah Jazz exploring nonsurgical options for shoulder injury

3:13 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum is weighing rehabilitation options on his separated left shoulder that could preclude him from undergoing season-ending surgery, league sources told ESPN.The Jazz and Exum have been exploring multiple medical...

JR Smith taken aback by Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue’s decision to start Dwyane...

JR Smith was taken aback by Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue's decision to start Dwyane Wade after he was initially told that Wade was brought in as a backup, Smith shared on an episode of the "Road Trippin'"...

500 players, 1 winner: Predicting the 2017-18 MVP

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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins signs rookie extension

The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed forward Andrew Wiggins to a multiyear contract extension.The Timberwolves did not announce terms of the deal, but owner Glen Taylor told The Associated Press in August that he offered Wiggins a five-year, $146.5...

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