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Frank Ntilikina to start over Kevin Knox for New York Knicks, David Fizdale says

GREENBURGH, NY - New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox will begin the season coming off the bench.The Knicks decided against signing Kristaps Porzingis to a rookie extension prior to Monday's deadline -- a move that will give New...

Golden State Warriors say celebrating Ring Night in October is weird

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors are ready to celebrate yet another Ring Night on Tuesday as they open up the regular season against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but All-Star guard Stephen Curry acknowledges that the ring...

Rajon Rondo makes championship with Los Angeles Lakers a priority

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Rajon Rondo has a unique view of the Lakers-Celtics storied history, and now the point guard is driven to put his own stamp on the NBA's historic rivalry."I need another ring," Rondo said after...

Minnesota Timberwolves expect Jimmy Butler to play in season opener

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau said Sunday that guard Jimmy Butler practiced with the team and is expected to play in its season opener on Wednesday.Butler, who has requested a trade, did not play in the Wolves' final...

Warriors want to win one more title in Oakland before move

OAKLAND, Calif. -- As the Golden State Warriors get set for the start of another year in their championship reign, All-Star swingman Klay Thompson says one of the group's biggest sources of motivation is that this is the...

It’s time to ‘move on from basketball’ after 17 seasons

Richard Jefferson said he has decided to "move on from basketball" in an Instagram post Saturday that largely served as a dedication to his father, who died last month."In the last month I've dealt with two life changing...

Expert predictions for Western Conference, Eastern Conference and NBA champs

The start of the 2018-19 season is just days away, but we're already looking ahead to the playoffs.Who will be crowned in June? Our NBA experts make their conference championship and Finals picks.More: Experts' picks for MVP, top...

Every color, change, schedule and more are in the Uni Watch NBA season preview

Oct 12, 2018Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism's foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.comIn baseball, the starting pitcher often chooses which uniform his team will wear for each game. In the NFL, the entire...

Karl-Anthony Towns calls Minnesota Timberwolves’ preseason ‘unacceptable’

MILWAUKEE -- To say this has been quite a week for the Minnesota Timberwolves would be an understatement. The Jimmy Butler saga has taken what has often been a young, quiet team and aired much of its dirty...

Derrick White, Rudy Gay of San Antonio Spurs out with injuries

The San Antonio Spurs, plagued by injuries, have added Rudy Gay and Derrick White to the list of unavailable players, which now stands at four with less than a week until the regular-season opener.Gay has an inflamed bursa...

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Blue Jays DFA Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Saltalamacchia was supposed to bring some offensive upside to the backup catcher position, but it never worked out. He had just one hit...

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