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  • Jimmy Butler to miss preseason finale with sprained left thumb
    Jimmy Butler to miss preseason finale with sprained left thumb
    The Bulls announced that subsequent exams and an MRI confirmed the original prognosis of sprained thumb ligaments in Jimmy Butler's left hand, meaning he will avoid surgery. He suffered the injury in Sunday's win over the Charlotte Hornets...
  • NBA Considering Shortening Game Times
    NBA Considering Shortening Game Times
    On October 19, 2014, the NBA experimented with using a 44 minute game clock in the Brooklyn Nets versus Boston Celtics preseason game at Barclays Center, shortening the regular 48 minute game by four minutes. The reason behind the NBA conducting...
  • Stiemsma on the block
    Raptors' preseason breakdown: it's not over yet??
    In previous years, expectations were so low around the Toronto Raptors that a 5-1 preseason record would be enough to elicit some degree of encouragement from a fan base eager to find, well, just about anything to get excited about. Now, the...
  • Rajon Rondo believes Celtics will ‘surprise a lot of people’ under Brad Stevens
    Rajon Rondo believes Celtics will ‘surprise a lot of people’ under Brad Stevens
    Young Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens has the faith of All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo and his young players. In year two of his tenure as Celtics coach, Stevens has established a trust of leading players and getting them to perform to the...
  • Rose finishes fourth as Bulls win fourth straight against Charlotte
    Rose finishes fourth as Bulls win fourth straight against Charlotte
    Derrick Rose got his first taste of fourth-quarter preseason play during the Bulls 101-96 win over the Charlotte Hornets. The win was the fourth consecutive win for Chicago after they started 0-2.It was another solid outing for Rose, who scored 17...
  • Nets fall without Lopez
    Nets fall to Celtics in preseason tilt
    Maybe if the Brooklyn Nets had the four extra minutes, the outcome might have been a little different.In an experimental 44-minute game Sunday afternoon at the Barclays Center, the Boston Celtics outlasted the Nets, 95-90. Despite shooting just 37...
  • The Denver Nuggets interrupt the 'Clip Show' in Las Vegas
    Nuggets' veterans cut Clippers hopes of 2nd preseason win in Las Vegas
    The Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nev. welcomed the likes of the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers for a night of preseason action on Oct. 18, 2014. And although "Lob City" was put on full display, Denver's vets...
  • Warriors lose despite Thompson's 29
    Warriors lose despite Thompson's 29
    Chris Bosh had 21 points and seven rebounds to lead the Miami Heat to a 115-108 victory over the Golden State Warriors in an exhibition game on Friday night in Kansas City.Luol Deng and Shawne Williams added 19 points each for Miami (1-4), who...
  • Boston Celtics acquire Will Bynum in a trade with the Detroit Pistons
    Boston Celtics acquire Will Bynum in a trade with the Detroit Pistons
    The Boston Celtics did some wheeling and dealing on Friday. According to a report by CBS Boston, the Celtics have finalized a deal with the Detroit Pistons that will bring point guard Will Bynum to Boston in exchange for veteran center Joel...
  • Butler's game-winning three caps another Bulls' come from behind victory
    Butler's game-winning three caps another Bulls' come from behind victory
    With just three games remaining on the preseason schedule for the Bulls, there has been some good moments, but far too many concerns for coach Tom Thibodeau to feel any better about his team heading into the regular season than he did at the start...
  • James McAdoo has breakout performance against the Denver Nuggets in preseason
    Nuggets blow 17-point lead to Warriors, drop to 1-4 in preseason
    The Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors faced off in a preseason match-up at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Ill. on Thursday night. Although both teams were playing away from their native city, Golden State was classified as the "...
  • Bay Area Shuckers season four
    Bay Area Shuckers announce season four
    The Bay Area Shuckers are set for their fourth season as a team in the American Professional Basketball League (APBL). Having finished the 2013-2014 season among the Elite Eight, the Shuckers lost 120-118 after Terry Hosley’s second three...
  • Michael Dunleavy
    Dunleavy out for Bulls vs. Hawks
    Mike Dunleavy will miss Thursday night's game vs. the Atlanta Hawks. The small forward slipped on a wet spot, aggravating a sore left knee that caused him to sit last Saturday's game at Milwaukee.Rookie Doug McDermott worked with the...
  • Thorn announces Nets-Celtics experiment
    Nets to partake in NBA experiment
    When the Nets welcome the Boston Celtics to the Barclays Center on Sunday, fans will be seeing a little less than they are usually accustomed to. As most leagues are wont to do in the preseason, the NBA is experimenting with a shorter game.The...
  • Derek Fisher make his Garden debut as Coach of Knicks
    Triangle offense goes down hill as Knicks score 76 points in Garden opener
    In his first home game as coach of the New York Knicks, Derek Fisher and his team fell to the Toronto Raptors in a 81-76 preseason meeting last night.The triangle offense made it's MSG debut and was just as disappointing as last week's...