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  • 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...
  • Heat arrive in Brazil but cancel precious practice

    Apparently, the Miami Heat lost more than just an exhibition game Tuesday against the Orlando Magic. They also lost an important practice day. The Heat, who play the Cleveland Cavaliers here Saturday, canceled Wednesday's workout in Brazil after their...
  • Cavs' Irving suffers ankle injury

    Cavs' Irving suffers ankle injury
    Point guard Kyrie Irving suffered a right ankle injury during practice before the Cleveland Cavaliers traveled to Brazil for their preseason game with the Miami Heat, ESPN.com reported Wednesday. Irving was wearing a walking boot on his right foot while...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 10/9 log (updated Wednesday PM)

    4 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Shanghai Masters.--Tennis Ch. 6:30 a.m.    Golf: Portugal Masters first round (in Vilamoura).--Golf 10 a.m.    Golf: Portugal Masters first round (in Vilamoura).--Golf 10:30 a.m.    Basketball: Feb. 1998: Menchville boys vs....
  • Kobe Bryant's minutes in Lakers' exhibition games to be limited for now

    Kobe Bryant's minutes in Lakers' exhibition games to be limited for now
    If you're curious about Kobe Bryant and want to see him play a lot more minutes, you're going to have to wait. The plan will be the same for the Lakers' second exhibition game Thursday against Golden State at Staples Center — Bryant will play...
  • NBA fines Noah, Pierce for altercation

    NBA fines Noah, Pierce for altercation
    The NBA fined Joakim Noah and Paul Pierce $15,000 apiece for their roles in an altercation during Monday's preseason opener at the United Center. Additionally, four Wizards drew a one-game suspension for leaving the bench area and will miss Washington's...
  • Magic's Marble plays with heavy heart

    Rookie Devyn Marble is living a dream and a nightmare all at once. He's wearing an NBA jersey for the Magic, an opportunity the second-rounder solidified with his play in summer league. He scored 13 points in his preseason debut Tuesday night, eight...
  • Lakers' Carlos Boozer impressed by play of 40-year-old Steve Nash

    Lakers' Carlos Boozer impressed by play of 40-year-old Steve Nash
    New forward Carlos Boozer played almost 21 minutes Monday, scoring six points with four rebounds and three assists as the Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets,  98-95, in their preseason opener. What was his takeaway from the game? "Steve [Nash] is...
  • 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...
  • 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...