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  • Wade ready to go on attack, when given the call

    Wade ready to go on attack, when given the call
    The numbers indicate a passive approach, nothing like the aggression needed to inspire hope in the wake of LeBron James' free-agency defection. Just 17 free throws in five preseason appearances. Fewer rebounds than three of the team's other guards. A...
  • Bulls get Mike Dunleavy back for Hornets game on Sunday

    Bulls get Mike Dunleavy back for Hornets game on Sunday
    Mike Dunleavy is likely to return to action Sunday after a sore left knee kept him out of two of the Bulls’ last three exhibitions Coach Tom Thibodeau pronounced the Bulls forward fit after practice Saturday at the Advocate Center. “He did...
  • Timberwolves rookie LaVine studying to play both guard positions

    TULSA, Okla. When Ricky Rubio sat out Friday against Milwaukee to get rested and presumably ready for Sunday's meeting with Russell Westbrook, Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders placed the ball where he has more often than you'd think during a preseason...
  • Manny Pacquiao makes pro basketball debut in Philippines

    Manny Pacquiao makes pro basketball debut in Philippines
    Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday in the Philippine Basketball Assn., and the best thing that can be said is that the player-coach led his team to a victory. He did so primarily by staying off the court in...
  • Kings pick up option on McLemore's deal

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with 3 players being waived Kings pick up option on McLemore's deal The Sacramento Kings picked up the 2015-16 option on guard Ben McLemore's contract, the team announced Sunday. Terms of the deal were not...
  • While preparing to play in Baltimore, Wizards have high hopes for season

    While preparing to play in Baltimore, Wizards have high hopes for season
    The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade. The roster has been bolstered, with the additions of aging superstar Paul Pierce and blue-collar power forward DeJuan Blair. Are the Washington Wizards for real, or was...
  • On The Fly: NBA Preseason Even Has An Owner Cranky

    On The Fly: NBA Preseason Even Has An Owner Cranky
    Suns owner Robert Sarver was so upset that the Spurs were missing marquee players (injured or resting after a European trip) and even Gregg Popovich (who appointed assistant Ettore Messina to coach) that he addressed the crowd in Phoenix during Thursday's...
  • Cavaliers prepare for preseason finale against Eastern Conference rival Bulls

    It's only fitting that the preseason game the Cavaliers will take most seriously is the one against the Chicago Bulls, the team that has feuded with LeBron James in the past and the team in the East most likely to stand between the Cavs and the NBA...
  • Terps' Evan Smotrycz out 4-6 weeks after breaking bone in left foot

    Terps' Evan Smotrycz out 4-6 weeks after breaking bone in left foot
    Maryland senior Evan Smotrycz is expected to miss four to six weeks after breaking a bone in his left foot in practice Friday, the Terps said Sunday. The fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone is considered less serious of a break in the same foot...
  • Clippers' improvement-minded Jamal Crawford is wedded to the game

    Clippers' improvement-minded Jamal Crawford is wedded to the game
    As custom would have it, the rehearsal dinner was followed by the big event. A pickup basketball game. Jamal Crawford would have it no other way. The night before he got married in August, the star sixth man played in a midnight pickup game with...
  • Crystal Dangerfield Kicks Off 2016 For Huskies

    UConn has landed its first recruit in the Class of 2016 and it is Crystal Dangerfield, a 5-foot-5 point guard from Murfreesboro, Tenn.   “I am blessed to be able to say that I committed to UConn this weekend,” Dangerfield announced on...