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Kawhi Leonard and Klay Thompson know it will be a while before they can get back onto the court. Zion Williamson wants to do it on opening night.
NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic star in Dallas Mavericks win; Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers
Dallas were playing for the first time in eight days after two postponements because of a wintry weather blast in Texas. Kristaps Porzingis didn’t play after showing up on the injury report the day of the game with back stiffness.
James Harden took the floor for the Rockets practice after joining the team late amid reports he wants to be traded
More than 100 other NBA players are unrestricted free agents; another 75 or so can be restricted free agents. What promises to be a chaotic NBA free-agent window opens on Friday.
NBA: James Harden, Trae Young score 40-point triple doubles as Rockets beat Hawks; DeMar DeRozan powers Spurs to victory
Young had 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He and Harden are the first players to post 40-point triple-doubles in the same game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau
NBA: DeMar DeRozan shines as Spurs snap Bucks' winning-streak; De'Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield power Kings to victory
Milwaukee defeated the San Antonio Spurs 127-118 on Saturday at home but could not maintain its early momentum in a rare home-and-home set of back-to-back games
NBA: Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward to miss six weeks of season with broken left hand; likely to return for Toronto Raptors clash
Hayward has been enjoying a stellar season with averages of 20.3 points, a team-high 7.9 rebounds and 4.6 assists a game before going out early against the Spurs.
Boston forward Gordon Hayward fractured his left hand Saturday in the Celtics' 135-115 victory at San Antonio, dimming the joy of improving to 7-1 on the NBA season.
NBA: LeBron James sparks LA Lakers in comeback triumph against Chicago Bulls; Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks win
LeBron James scored 30 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and passed off 11 assists on Tuesday, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 118-112 comeback NBA victory at Chicago with his third consecutive triple double.
NBA: Spurs' coach Gregg Popovich ejected 63 seconds into team's loss to Nuggets; Gordon Hayward leads Celtics to win
Nikola Jokic was just one assist shy of a triple-double as he led the Nuggets to a blowout of the Spurs who saw Gregg Popovich tossed 63 seconds into the game.
NBA Rundown Week 13: Blake Griffin's redemption tale at former team Clippers, Kyrie Irving's anger and more
From Blake Griffin's winning return to the Clippers to Kyrie Irving's anger at Celtics' teammates, here are the bits and bobs from another entertaining week in the NBA.
NBA: Jayson Tatum scores 23 points as Boston Celtics cruise past Philadelphia 76ers in season opener
The NBA season opener between Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers saw the Celtics claim victory as Jayson Tatum scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds while reserve Marcus Morris added 16 points.
NBA: Onus on Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets to bring down stronger-than-ever Golden State Warriors as new season tips off
The Golden State Warriors are the best team and the Houston Rockets had the best record, but LeBron James, the best player, is now in LA.
NBA: 'Healthier' Boston Celtics eager to embrace favorites tag in Eastern Conference with LeBron James moving West
The collection of talent makes the Boston Celtics presumptive favorites in the East with LeBron James no longer lurking in Cleveland.
NBA: Stephen Curry's last-gasp heroics lift Warriors to victory against Mavericks; Celtics rout Cavaliers
Terry Rozier scored 20 points off the Boston bench to lead six double-figure scorers Wednesday and the Celtics routed visiting Cleveland 102-88 in an NBA Eastern Conference showdown.
NBA: Gordon Hayward's horrific injury overshadows Cavaliers win, Rockets ruin Warriors' opening night
Gordon Hayward suffered a dislocated and broken left ankle in the Boston Celtics' 102-99 loss to the Cavaliers in Cleveland.
NBA All-Star forward Gordon Hayward suffered a horrific-looking broken left ankle on Tuesday, less than six minutes into his first game for the Boston Celtics.
NBA 2017-18: From LeBron James' records to Spurs chasing history, 10 things to look out for in the new season
The offseason was loaded with changes. Carmelo Anthony and Paul George went to Oklahoma City, Gordon Hayward and Irving went to Boston, Isaiah Thomas got sent to Cleveland, Jimmy Butler is now in Minnesota and Paul Millsap calls Denver home.
Once Kyrie Irving is integrated in the Boston Celtics' system, along with fellow new signing Gordon Hayward, it could be the start of something special.
With Bradley on his way to Detroit, the Pistons withdrew their $5.5 million qualifying offer and renounced their rights to restricted free-agent guard Kentavius Caldwell-Pope.