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  • Magic's Victor Oladipo has a sprained MCL in his right knee

    Magic's Victor Oladipo has a sprained MCL in his right knee
    The Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo has been diagnosed with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee, and the second-year guard won’t play when the Magic open their preseason Tuesday night in Miami. Oladipo suffered the...
  • NBA television deal could give Lakers massive spending power in 2016

    NBA television deal could give Lakers massive spending power in 2016
    The Lakers stand to have significant spending power in 2016-17 free agency, with the NBA announcing on Monday a lucrative extension of their national television deal with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TNT) and the Walt Disney Company (ABC, ESPN)....
  • Rookie Elfrid Payton steps into the spotlight with Victor Oladipo injured

    Rookie Elfrid Payton steps into the spotlight with Victor Oladipo injured
    MIAMI — If there was ever doubt that rookie point guard Elfrid Payton would play meaningful minutes at the beginning of this preseason, that uncertainty vanished the moment a doctor studied an MRI scan of Victor Oladipo's right knee. Oladipo was...
  • James Ennis' growth shows in preseason opener

      James Ennis' athleticism precedes his possibilities. For the Miami Heat, that has created one of their most intriguing preseason projects.    Continuing to make strides from his selection in the second round of the 2013 NBA Draft, Ennis returned to...
  • Spoelstra says offense more than Bosh; Wade rising early

    Spoelstra says offense more than Bosh; Wade rising early
    Even with Chris Bosh taking five more shots than any teammate in Saturday's exhibition opener, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Monday it doesn't necessarily mean Bosh will be the focus of his offense. "That's not necessarily how we want to play,...
  • Players big winner in NBA's Turner, ESPN deals

    Players big winner in NBA's Turner, ESPN deals
    New media rights deals with Turner and ESPN could bring the NBA as much as a 186 percent revenue increase over its existing broadcasting rights deal, which runs through 2015-16. "I'm sure both sides will be studying this new deal and seeking to assure...
  • Derrick Rose, Bulls embrace preseason opener vs. Wizards

    Derrick Rose, Bulls embrace preseason opener vs. Wizards
    Some may scoff at the Chicago Bulls' 12-game preseason win streak. Tom Thibodeau wouldn't be one of those people. “I don’t subscribe to the notion that (preseason) games aren’t important, regular-season games aren’t important,&...
  • New NBA TV deal meshes with Heat long-term vision

    New NBA TV deal meshes with Heat long-term vision
    With Monday's announcement of a new national NBA television contract that triples the league's revenues from the current package, the Miami Heat's approach to this past offseason came into greater focus Monday. In the wake of losing LeBron James to...
  • Replacing LeBron least of Luol Deng's concerns

    Replacing LeBron least of Luol Deng's concerns
    Luol Deng knows how it looks from the outside. When he signed with the Miami Heat in July, it was the second time he had landed with a franchise LeBron James once called home. He did it last season when he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. And...
  • Nick Young undergoes thumb surgery, out about eight weeks

    Nick Young undergoes thumb surgery, out about eight weeks
    Nick Young successfully underwent surgery Monday to repair the torn radial collateral ligament in his right thumb. According to the Lakers, the guard-forward will miss approximately eight weeks. The procedure was performed by Dr. Steven Shin of the...
  • Magic notebook: Aaron Gordon says he's ready for the preseason opener

    Magic notebook: Aaron Gordon says he's ready for the preseason opener
    MIAMI — Don't expect Orlando Magic rookie forward Aaron Gordon to feel star-struck when he makes his NBA preseason debut Tuesday night against the Miami Heat. Not even if he finds himself guarding Heat stars Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh. "I'm not...