- Silver: CBA deal closer, 'but not quite there yet'
- Gilbert on LeBron: Things happen for a reason
- Bettors flocking to Knicks as long-shot title pick
- Sources: Porzingis shoe deal best for European
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that while the league and its players' union are close to an agreement on extending their collective-bargaining agreement, they have yet to finalize a deal.
Owner Dan Gilbert says his relationship with LeBron James is just fine, and the two are planning to meet about the team's direction moving forward.
Bettors in Las Vegas are flocking to the New York Knicks as a popular long-shot pick to win the NBA championship this season.
Kristaps Porzingis signed a deal with Adidas that is the richest for a European player.
The NBA announced a record 113 international players from a record 41 countries are on opening night rosters for the 2016-17 season. All 30 teams have at least one international player.
Derrick Rose believes he should still be considered an elite NBA point guard and that it's only a "matter of time" before he shows it to others.
All eyes are on Cleveland and Golden State as the 2016-17 NBA season begins -- the Warriors are giving away Craig Sager shirts, while the Cavaliers have (finally) raised a banner.
"There's only one thing left to do: Repeat," said Cavaliers principal owner Dan Gilbert as the team raised its first championship banner and distributed rings ahead of Monday's season opener.
Cavs receive championship rings, LeBron addresses fans
Cavs, Knicks and fans unite for national anthem
Smith breaks down Knicks' D, James finishes with authority
LeBron on the breakaway, lays it in
LeBron had himself a little dunk contest against the Knicks
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After a record 73 wins, the Warriors could only watch as LeBron James and the Cavs staged an epic Finals comeback, ending a 52-year Cleveland title drought. So what has changed? Kevin Durant.
It looks like the most predictable NBA title matchup ever, but a Warriors-Cavaliers Finals isn't close to a sure thing. Seriously.
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The Derrick Rose verdict was taken as an implicit affirmation that all these beliefs about athlete targets and women who lie must be true, espnW's Kavitha Davidson writes.
LeBron James' talent, Dan Gilbert's faith and the genius of two native Ohioan chefs have helped lift Cleveland to new heights.
The Golden State Warriors are priced at 2-3 to win the NBA title, per the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
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LeBron and the Cavs retain the throne, but it may only be a matter of time until Golden State vaults to No. 1. See where all 30 teams land as the Committee readies for the 2016-17 season.
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The veteran Spanish guard has seen a lot during his years in the NBA and he's sure that international players are a vital part of the league's future.
Under Armour has unveiled a new marketing campaign around Stephen Curry, and it's a different approach as Curry enters the next phase of his career.
Spurs lead 31-20 at the end of the first quarter. Bench play is making the difference in this one, and should be a Spurs strength this season. San Antonio's bench is out scoring Golden State's bench 17-2.
The Jazz have outscored the Blazers 25-14 with their starters on the court. Also, they trail the game by 8.
FACT: The Warriors were 3-1 last season in games in which they trailed by 10 or more at the end of the 1st quarter
An Evan Turner game of extremes: he's missed all four of his shot attempts but handed out five assists.
Derrick Rose says he's still getting used to the triangle portion of the offense at this point and is used to running more pick and roll. Sounds like it will take some time for Rose to adjust to the triangle aspects that are used in the Knicks half-court sets.
First angry Kerr timeout of the season
An entertaining first quarter ends with the Blazers and Jazz tied at 26. Portland's bench made a run, outscoring Utah's reserves 9-4.
Joakim Noah wasn't very expansive on why he was shooting free throws at the start of Cleveland's ring ceremony: "I was warming up," he said, flatly.
Derrick Rose after NYK's 29-point loss: "Thank God it's the first game. We have a lot of room to improve." He said the Knicks failed to communicate on defense.
The Jazz opened up a seven-point lead in Portland with their starting lineup but the second unit is thin right now without Alec Burks, Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward.
Jeff Hornacek wasn't happy with the Knicks' effort on defense. "We have to stop the guy with the ball and be more aggressive." He noted that the Knicks committed just one foul during the Cavs' pivotal run in the third quarter.
Jeff Hornacek noted that the Knicks were "a little unsettled" on offense, which is to be expected if this was the first night the club's starting five played together. The Knicks probably lose this game 9 out 10 times but you have to think the offense looks better if Noah and Rose were available the entire preseason.
Savvy move from Indians playing LeBron James' well-wishing from next door at The Q on the video board.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich on the World Series: "I'm a big Cubbie boy, coming from that area. I'd rather do anything that have to guard those three guys (Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant). Although all I have to do is watch, I don't have to guard them."
The Cavaliers' humongous video board is serving as the best view of the World Series outside of Progressive Field itself.