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1hKevin Pelton

How do the Heat move forward if Chris Bosh cannot play?

What's next for Miami if Chris Bosh can't play this year? What would it mean for the Heat's future and the East playoff race?

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Le Batard says something bad happened between Bosh and Heat (3:02)
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Heat getting closure after 'impossible situation' with Bosh (1:52)
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With NBA stars retiring, the Truth and Vinsanity still dunking like its 1995 (1:03)
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KG will be highly sought after (1:06)
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Few options for Bosh moving forward (1:58)
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NBA stars' plans for addressing social issues (1:01)
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Garnett's journey to a championship (2:00)
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Questions remain unanswered for Warriors before start of season (2:08)
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Jackson hopeful Rose lawsuit won't affect Knicks (1:00)
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3dTom Haberstroh

Scheduled to sit: The NBA and the rise of 'DNP-Rest'

Teams used to disguise it. The Spurs were even fined for it. Now rest during the season has increasingly become a part of smart player management. "DNP-Rest" has gone from silly to savvy.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

In terms of social issues and viewpoints, Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo says he and the organization will be supportive of their players.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose says "if I do have to miss time" due to the civil case alleging sexual assault "it's a part" of the legal process. He says "obviously" he doesn't want to be in this position.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo says he'll keep W-L expectations internal but wants to build a culture --changing the mindset of the organization and developing young talent. "I know that we're headed in the right direction."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose at the podium for Knicks Media Day:

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

"I think it's safe to assume that he will not play in back to backs," Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo later said of Joel Embiid.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Situation fluid with Sixers' Joel Embiid coming back after sitting out the last two seasons due to injury in terms of playing back-to-backs and potential minutes restrictions etc...

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony said the Knicks will likely do something collectively to address the social unrest over police violence. Says he wants to keep the conversation going.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo on sorting out situation with his big men: "We have a lot of time for things to work out. I don't feel like we're up against a deadline of any sort." Mentions Joel Embiid's health coming back as importance for depth up front.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo: "To say that we were actively shopping anyone is not the case." Calls position enviable.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo on Nerlens Noel being upset about the roster situation with so many young bigs: "It's understandable."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony on social issues and injustices across the country: "I think we're in the same state. I think it's actually getting worse." Says he looks forward to continuing the work that he started earlier this summer.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony says he feels in the best shape that he's felt in some time due to summer training & the Olympics.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony taking questions at Media Day:

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Joakim Noah has been excused from Media Day for a personal family reason. He is expected back in two days.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

No surprise, but Raptors coach Dwayne Casey tells reporters in Toronto that the starting power forward spot is new acquisition Jared Sullinger's to lose.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Sixers new practice court at their Camden, NJ facility

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Gray, rainy day in Cleveland ahead of Cavs media day. Time will tell if this is foreboding or not.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nets officially signed F Chase Budinger and PG Jorge Gutierrez to training camp deals.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Sixers hosting media day at new training complex in Camden, NJ

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Pat Riley said Chris Bosh's "Heat career is probably over" and the team is not actively working toward his return: es.pn/2d3sXcI