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LeBron James' first game with his third franchise opened up with a pair of highlight-worthy plays in the Los Angeles Lakers' preseason debut against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.
Michael Beasley left his Lakers debut with a head laceration.
New Orleans center Jahlil Okafor underwent an X-ray on his right ankle and will have an MRI on Monday after exiting Sunday's preseason game against Chicago late in the fourth quarter with an injury.
DeMar DeRozan was in a new uniform with a new team, taking it mostly in stride. "Just getting out there, lacing them up in front of the fans for the first time, it was fun," DeRozan said, after finishing with 7 points on 3-of-6 shooting in 18 minutes.
Rajon Rondo and LeBron James are expected to lead the Lakers on the defensive end, but Brandon Ingram has impressed with his capabilities.
Zach Lowe breaks out his comprehensive guide to the most watchable (and least watchable) NBA teams, ranked from 30 to 16.
One would think Minnesota's first postseason appearance in 14 years would be a cause for exciting optimism. Unfortunately for Tom Thibodeau, that's not the case.
Luka Doncic's performance in his preseason debut provided some glimpses of the unique skill that persuaded the Dallas Mavericks to trade up to draft the European teen star.
Kawhi Leonard scored 12 points in 19 minutes during his first game with the Raptors.
Wing Wilson Chandler, who strained a hamstring Friday, will miss at least two weeks, the Sixers announced Saturday.
JR Smith says the NBA has told him that he will be fined if he does not cover up his latest tattoo -- the brand logo of streetwear company Supreme.
The Lakers' LeBron James said it's been hard to tell in practice that Lonzo Ball wasn't able to work on his game for much of the offseason due to knee surgery.
Markelle Fultz hit a 17-foot jump shot, his longest attempt of the game, and scored 14 points for the Sixers on Friday in their preseason debut. A shoulder injury curtailed the 2017 No. 1 overall draft pick's rookie campaign.
Gordon Hayward scored 10 points in his first game in nearly a year for the Celtics, who fell to the Hornets 104-97 in their NBA preseason opener.
Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen will miss six to eight weeks after injuring his elbow in practice on Thursday.
Jimmy Butler's longtime teammates Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose say they didn't see his trade demand coming, and that while they hope Butler and the Timberwolves can find a middle ground, they will support Butler moving forward.
Kurt Rambis, who won four championships playing for the Lakers and four more as a member of their staff, has returned to the team as a senior basketball adviser.
The Lakers are trying different small-ball lineups in training camp, including utilizing the 6-foot-9 Kyle Kuzma at center for the first time since he was in high school.
After eight straight trips to the NBA Finals, LeBron might have to deal with more losing as a Laker.
All-Star swingman Klay Thompson made it clear again that he would like to stay with the Golden State Warriors for a long time and is cherishing the current run he and his teammates are on as they enter the collective prime of their careers.