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Follow live: Healthy Rockets battling Lakers

Houston has its opening-night starting lineup back together for the first time in two months in a matchup against LeBron James' Lakers in L.A.

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Top Headlines

Kyrie Irving, Celtics come up short against Bucks


Irving's potential game winner off the mark


Giannis pins Tatum's breakaway jam


Giannis chases down Rozier for vicious block


Giannis bullies Kyrie for and-1 stuff


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Top Moments

Steph Curry elevates for rare slam


Jusuf Nurkic posterizes two defenders


Zion injured vs. UNC

Men's College Hoops

Krzyzewski: There's no rush for Zion to come back


DeMarcus Cousins: 'College basketball is bulls---'


Sizing up AFC North

Barnwell: Projecting five offseason moves for each AFC North team

Things are looking up for the Browns -- finally. In Pittsburgh, meanwhile, the Steelers' big three could be down to one in a month.

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Is Le'Veon Bell worth a huge contract? Why there are better options

The running back isn't worth a large payday, and there are cheaper alternatives who could outperform him.

Maryland gets improbable comeback win


Ja Morant scores 30 in Murray State's win


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