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  • Cavs' Kyrie Irving likely to sit out exhibition vs. Heat in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO Kyrie Irving missed practice on Thursday and likely will not play Saturday when the Cavs face the Miami Heat in a preseason game in Brazil. Irving injured his right ankle when Anderson Varejao stepped on his foot at practice Tuesday before...
  • Victor Oladipo relishes every trip back to Indiana

    Victor Oladipo relishes every trip back to Indiana
    A knee injury will force Victor Oladipo to watch from the bench Friday night while his Orlando Magic teammates face the Indiana Pacers in a preseason game. But Oladipo will savor the trip to Indianapolis anyway. Oladipo has never forgotten that the...
  • Jacque Vaughn wants the Magic to limit the Pacers' 2nd-chance opportunities Friday night

    Jacque Vaughn wants the Magic to limit the Pacers' 2nd-chance opportunities Friday night
    One play from the Orlando Magic's preseason opener Tuesday night likely stood out when coach Jacque Vaughn reviewed the footage. After a few minutes of the second quarter, the Miami Heat's Mario Chalmers rattled a 3-point try off the front of the rim....
  • Sixers' defense improves in preseason win over Charlotte

    PHILADELPHIA — If the 76ers are to be competitive this season, defense must be their calling card. Their offensive shortcomings — lack of perimeter shooting or reliable inside scorers, as well as having so many young players — make...
  • Clippers FYI: Doc Rivers cuts scrimmage short

    It was only an exhibition game, but Clippers Coach Doc Rivers still wasn't happy with his team's approach during a 112-94 defeat to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Before the Clippers' short scrimmage at the Galen Center on...
  • Nicholson gaining big-shot confidence

    Nicholson gaining big-shot confidence
    Magic PF Andrew Nicholson lost his shooting touch last season after spending a large part of the summer of 2013 working on a 3-point shot. After taking no 3-pointers in his rookie season, Nicholson misfired often, finishing with an icy 31.5 percent...
  • NBA roundup: Pacers extend Vogel's contract

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Pacers extend Vogel's contract Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel signed a multiyear contract extension on Wednesday after a disastrous finish to the 2013-14 season. Terms of the contact were not released. Last season,...
  • Mirotic impressive in Bulls' debut

    Asked which lineup made him most happy in the Bulls' preseason opening loss to the Wizards Monday night, coach Tom Thibodeau cracked wise. "Well, I don’t know if I’m ever happy," he said. Then Thibodeau found a subject that pleased him....
  • Bulls' Joakim Noah pays almost $3 million for city pad

    Bulls' Joakim Noah pays almost $3 million for city pad
    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has ditched his longtime home in the northern suburbs and decamped to the city, where he recently paid almostĀ  $3 million for a 7,000-square-foot place that puts him closer to the Bulls’ new practice facility next...
  • Bulls, without Noah, fall to Pistons in OT

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The funny thing is, Doug McDermott experienced no nerves Tuesday night. Admittedly jittery for Monday’s exhibition opener, McDermott fared well that night and eagerly looked forward to Tuesday, a game the Bulls eventually...
  • Short night for Rose; strong debut for Mirotic

    Short night for Rose; strong debut for Mirotic
    The Bulls opened their preseason schedule Monday night at the United Center with the end in mind. Neither Derrick Rose nor Joakim Noah played in the second half of the 85-81 loss to the Wizards, and coach Tom Thibodeau said Noah is almost certain not to...