Basketball

Suns suffer worst opening night loss in NBA history, also set a franchise record - CBSSports.com

Well, Suns fans ... it can only go up from here<p>We knew it was going to be a rough season for the Phoenix Suns, but it got off to a much rougher start …

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Video Of Jeremy Lin’s Injury Is Heartbreaking

The point guard says “I’m done, I’m done.”<p>Jeremy Lin appeared to suffer a serious knee injury in tonight’s Nets-Pacers game.<p>Brooklyn’s point guard …

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Celtics' Gordon Hayward will need surgery, but full recovery expected

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward did dislocate his ankle and fracture his left tibia, and will need surgery, coach Brad Stevens confirmed …

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Seriously, never fall asleep during a Warriors game

Good morning. We have that and more in Wednesday’s NBA newsletter.<p>The NBA came back, and it aged us all 10 years in six hours.<p>First, an hour before tip-off, news broke that in an altercation during Bulls practice, Bobby Portis broke Nikola Mirotic's nose, leading the latter to suffer a concussion …

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LeBron James Drops A Not-So-Subtle Hint About Where He Plans Or Doesn’t Plan To Play Next Season [Opinion]

Much like in 2010 and in 2014, the biggest off-court topic in the NBA this season will be the impending free agency status of LeBron James. LeBron …

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Kobe Bryant Writes Heartfelt Message To Gordon Hayward After Gruesome Injury

Former NBA star Kobe Bryant shared a powerful message to Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward after he fractured his left ankle on an awkward …

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Michael Jordan scores again, this time with his Jumpman logo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is showing he still has the ability to score big — even though he hasn't played in nearly 15 years.<p>The Hornets owner's latest slam dunk off the court might come by way of the NBA's new uniform contract with Nike.<p>Since the Jordan Brand is a Nike subsidiary and …

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LeBron, Kyrie and the complicated history of black fathers and sons

James is used to getting the big piece of chicken, but Irving didn’t need another father figure<p>CLEVELAND — An NBA locker room is one of the ultimate …

NBA

This airline staffer has a freakishly striking resemblance to Kobe Bryant

This isn’t Kobe Bryant.<p>At first, I thought that I was looking at a video of Kobe Bryant dressed as a groundcrew member for JetBlue, but no, I was not. We have found Kobe’s long-lost twin, and it is this guy.<p>This is bonkers.<p>Compared to …<p>We’ve seen Fake Klay Thompson and a Conor McGregor …

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Knicks-Thunder Melodrama comes to head in teams’ opener

OKLAHOMA CITY — It’s the Knicks season opener, but it’s also “The Melo Bowl.’’<p>Carmelo Anthony believes his broken marriage isn’t over until he gets …

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Welcome to the NBA, rookie: Jonathan Isaac forgets to wear Magic jersey in debut - CBSSports.com

Imagine if the Orlando rookie ripped off his warmups and stepped on to the court topless<p>ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jonathan Isaac was really excited for the …

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Kendall Jenner flashes pert bum in dangerouly high-cut red swimsuit as 'romance' with NBA star Blake Griffin heats up

Kendall Jenner has just gone and taken another leaf out of her sisters' flesh-flashing style book.<p>The reality star, 21, stunned fans on Wednesday …

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Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid Look as Promising as Advertised Despite Loss to Wizards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — They had a 6'10" rookie running the point and a 7-foot cult leader cavorting to the crowd any time one of his feathery mid-range jumpers ripped through the net.<p>These are images the Philadelphia 76ers had been waiting years to see. There have been losses and injuries and more …

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Aaron Gordon Hammered Home An Alley-Oop Pass To Himself Off The Backboard

Aaron Gordon burst onto the NBA scene two seasons ago when he went head-to-head with Zach LaVine in what might go down as the most thrilling slam dunk contest in league history. A lot of folks thought he got robbed of his rightful crown in that event, so the hyper-athletic forward came back last …

LeBron James thinks he’s out of shape, and his version of ‘out of shape’ is ridiculous

I wish I was this “out of shape.”<p>LeBron James is in 15th season in the NBA. FIFTEENTH SEASON. And in his first game of that 15th season, he scored 29 points, pulled down 16 rebounds, and dished out 9 assists. Not to mention he also played 41 minutes.<p>I mean, to me? That stat line is fairly …

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50 Unique Words and Phrases From Each State That Only Locals Understand

Sometimes when I'm having a conversation with my coworkers in New York, I'll mention something about getting a can of pop or how I swept my bedroom last night, and I've dealt with the chuckling that ensues when they realize it's my Midwest slang slipping out. On the flip side, I will argue with a …

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Dropping 37 on Celtics is just the start of the Greek Freak's MVP bid

Maddie Meyer / Getty Images Sport / Getty<p>Russell Westbrook is paired with Paul George and Carmelo Anthony in Oklahoma City. LeBron James has Kevin …

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Gregg Popovich admits mistake in handling of LaMarcus Aldridge

Gregg Popovich admitted a mistake in the way he handled LaMarcus Aldridge during the forward’s first two seasons with the team.<p>The San Antonio Spurs …

San Antonio Spurs

Kings adamantly disagree with perplexing foul call at end of loss to Rockets

SACRAMENTO -- Every time the Houston Rockets tried to pull away, the Sacramento Kings answered Wednesday night in the team’s home opener. It was a …

NBA

Nike studying why LeBron James' jersey split down middle in opener

Nike officials spent much of Wednesday investigating a wardrobe malfunction on its highest-paid active NBA player spokesman.<p>Although Nike officials …

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Watson: Blazers ‘didn’t have no sympathy’

Suns coach Earl Watson discusses his team's 48-point, opening-night loss to the Trail Blazers.<p>More FOX Sports Arizona Videos

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Post Up: Giannis Antetokounmpo goes off in Boston | SLAMonline

<b>Bucks 108 (1-0), Celtics 100 (0-2)</b><p>It was an emotional night in Boston as the Celtics were still reeling from Gordon Hayward’s frightening injury on …

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Mia Khalifa Clarifies Her Tweet About Gordon Hayward's Injury on 'Out of Bounds'

On today’s episode of <i>Out of Bounds</i>, the crew gets into Gordon Hayward’s gruesome injury, while Mia defends her tweet about it. They also break down …

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Orthopedist details whether Gordon Hayward will return this season

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NBA Opening Night: Way-too-early first impressions from first games of the season - CBSSports.com

Our NBA scribes break down what we've learned from the first two nights<p>Tuesday might have been opening night, but Wednesday felt much more like the …

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Kyrie Irving Hugs LeBron's Kids ... After Losing to Cavs

Here's a pretty cool moment ... Kyrie Irving took a few moments to dap up LeBron James' kids after the Celtics lost to the Cavs on Thursday -- and it …

Kyrie Irving

Pistons’ Stanley Johnson puts on unfortunate record-setting shooting display

The Detroit Pistons surely want to see some offensive improvement from Stanley Johnson this year, but he’s not off to a good start.<p>Since being …

Detroit Pistons

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on DeAndre Jordan, Tyson Chandler and More

The 2017-18 NBA regular season may only be a day old, but this past offseason illustrated how significant moves can come without warning at the most unexpected times.<p>General managers will likely wait a few weeks or even months before retooling their rosters with the season having officially …

NBA

Andre Iguodala’s back injury ‘worse than I thought actually’

OAKLAND — Warriors sixth man Andre Iguodala’s return date from a back strain continues to be uncertain for Friday’s game against the New Orleans …

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FULL Game Highlights of Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons' 76ers Debut's

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