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How much will these suspensions hurt the Lakers and Rockets?

Kevin Pelton breaks down how each team can adjust without key players.

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Windhorst: Ingram receives 'most severe penalty' after brawl

Brian Windhorst explains that because Brandon Ingram escalated the brawl, he received the "harshest" discipline.


Close-up video appears to capture Rondo spitting

Rajon Rondo appears to spit into the face of Chris Paul with 4:13 remaining in the game, spurring a fight with multiple players.


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Young erupts for 35 points, 11 ast vs. Cavs

Trae Young leads all scorers with 35 points, including six 3-pointers, in the Hawks' 113-111 win over the Cavaliers.


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The King makes his home debut

LeBron's L.A. debut comes crashing to a reality-show-level halt

For two hours, Staples Center looked like the NBA at the peak of its cultural power. Then it was hijacked by fisticuffs.

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Photos: Lakers fans embrace LeBron in his L.A. debut

A look at the scenes in and around Staples Center as LeBron James made his home debut with the Lakers.

Inside the rise and new challenges of LeBron's offensive powers

Kirk Goldsberry goes inside LeBron's journey to offensive greatness and what it means for this new test with the Lakers.



D'Antoni on scuffle: 'I wasn't getting in there'

Mike D'Antoni explains his perspective during the Rockets-Lakers fight and says he is going to let the NBA handle that.


The numbers agree -- Melo and the Rockets are an odd fit

Last season's Rockets reached the precipice using coach Mike D'Antoni's radical commitment to efficiency. Enter Carmelo Anthony, one of the NBA's least efficient stars.

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Thrust into the spotlight, Boston's Jayson Tatum is ready for prime time

At 19, he was carrying a city's hopes on his shoulders and a baby boy in his arms. It wasn't all to script -- but a star has been born in Boston.

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Tatum hits turnaround jumper over Hardaway

Jayson Tatum backs down Tim Hardaway Jr. and hits a fadeaway with Hardaway's hand in his face.


Tatum punches one home

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