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Jazz's Hood, Exum winning plaudits, respect
When Dante Exum and Rodney Hood both unexpectedly fell to the Utah Jazz in the draft this past June, the organization couldn't help but be excited. SALT LAKE CITY - When Dante Exum and Rodney Hood both unexpectedly fell to the Utah Jazz in the draft this past June, the organization couldn't help but be excited. (read more.)
October 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Pistons beat 76ers 109-103 in final preseason game for both teams; Detroit's Singler scores 19
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Kyle Singler scored 19 points and Josh Smith added 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-103 in an exhibition game Thursday night. (read more.)
October 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Pistons beat 76ers behind 19 from Kyle Singler
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Kyle Singler scored 19 points and Josh Smith added 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-103 in an exhibition game Thursday night. (read more.)
October 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Basketball | Dawkins, McAdoo battling for NBA spots
All NBA teams must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 15 players by 5 p.m. on Oct. 27. Former Atlantic Shores standout guard Andre Dawkins, who played at Duke, is battling for a spot with the Miami Heat. And former Norfolk Christian standout forward James Michael McAdoo, who played at North Carolina, is battling for a spot with the Golden State W (read more.)
October 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Pass of the night: Kyrie Irving between the legs -or- Ronnie Price behind the back?
Assist of the night? Don’t automatically give the win to Kyrie Irving because he’s your favorite uncle, one of the best in the league, plays with LeBron and appears on the cover of Cocoa Pebbles … (read more.)
October 23 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee nets 15 in loss to Celts
Mason Plumlee’s double-double (15 points and 11 rebounds) wasn’t enough as the Boston Celtics beat the Nets, 100-86, Wednesday night in the final preseason game for both teams. (read more.)
October 23 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving goes between the legs for sweet assist to Kevin Love
The new Cleveland Cavaliers teammates hooked up on a highlight play while LeBron James sat out in the squad's final preseason game against the Memphis Grizzlies. (read more.)
October 23 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker goes coast to coast vs. Wolves
Jabari Parker has 10 points midway through the second quarter of tonight's Bucks-Timberwolves tilt at the Bradley Center, and none were prettier than this coast-to-coast floater. (read more.)
October 23 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Season-opener unlikely for Heat's Josh McRoberts
Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts has spent his Heat tenture sitting on the bench while he is on the mend. Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts has spent his Heat tenture sitting on the bench while he is on the mend. (read more.)
October 22 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Henderson to miss Hornets’ final exhibition as preseason injuries mount
Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Gerald Henderson won’t be available for Thursday’s exhibition against the Indiana Pacers. (read more.)
October 22 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Should the Pelicans use Austin Rivers or Jimmer Fredette as their backup guard?
Pelicans question of the day (read more.)
October 22 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Miami Heata s Josh McRoberts sits again, taking patient approach
The free-agent acquisition is expected to be Spoelstra's starting power forward when he's cleared to play. "If you ask him he would've wanted to play tonight," Spoelstra said. (read more.)
October 22 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Derrick Rose Scores 30, But Kyrie Irving (28 Points) Leads Cavs To Win
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State held its homecoming over the weekend when it named its king and queen. (read more.)
October 22 - Duke Basketball Alumni

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love displayed on the cover of Sports Illustrated
The anticipation continues to build for opening night of the NBA season. As has been the case since LeBron James announced his return to the Cavaliers, all eyes are on Cleveland. (read more.)
October 22 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving ranked the 23rd best player in the NBA by ESPN
The No. 23 carries plenty of meaning in Cleveland. It's the number LeBron James is wearing this season, switching from his Miami No. (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Then & Now & Later: Kyrie Irving
"Then & Now & Later" is a scouting profile series that analyzes the perception, development and potential of young players in the NBA. Previous editions tackled Anthony Davis and Ricky Rubio. Up now: Kyrie Irving. Then Kyrie Irving was the rebound for a spurned sports town. As impossible as it might have been, it was on the then-19-year-old (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Derrick Rose scores 30 in 24 minutes against Kyrie Irving (28pts) and Cavs
“As a basketball person, it’s great to see him back. He means something to this league. It’s good for the NBA. I don’t know if it’s good for us” – David Blatt on the return … (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving is a superstar and healthy Derrick Rose creates...
Playing at the Schottenstein Center on the campus of Ohio State University, it turned into a battle of All-Star point guards. Derrick Rose scored a game-high 30 points while Kyrie Irving dropped in 28. The game was a precursor to Oct. 31 when the two teams will meet for the first of four games in the regular season. (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee Scores 20, Lifts Nets To 99-88 Win Over Philadelphia
Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night. (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee lifts Nets to 99-88 win over 76ers
Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night. "That's the aggressiveness and toughness we need from him every night," coach Hollins said. (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee lifts Nets to win over 76ers
Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night. (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Final Score: Nets defeat 76ers, 99-88, as Mason Plumlee goes for 20 and 17
The Brooklyn Nets have to be facing one of the toughest preseason schedules in a long time. Just days after returning from a trip to China, the Nets played two games in two nights, and a third to be played in four nights, this Wednesday. (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee has 20 points, 17 rebounds to lift Nets to 99-88 win over 76ers
NEW YORK — Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night. Deron Williams added 13 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals. (read more.)
October 21 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker settling in at power forward spot; Kidd's advice for Fisher
Bucks rookie Jabari Parker is settling in at the power forward position. His quickness is giving bigger opponents plenty of trouble and he is rebounding well. (read more.)
October 20 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Hamstring injuries plague Lakers F Ryan Kelly
Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly was supposed to make his return to the lineup on Sunday, but that won't be happening. Kelly, who had pulled his left hamstring a couple of weeks ago, injured his right hamstring at shootaround. (read more.)
October 20 - Duke Basketball Alumni

VIDEO: Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo slam door on Wolves, say thanks to fans
Three days after scoring 18 points on 12 shots in Cleveland , Parker one-upped himself on Friday with 21 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocks against Andrew Wiggins , Anthony Bennett and the up-and-coming Timberwolves , including a game-clinching spin-and-slam on Bennett with under a minute remaining. You've probably already seen that play a bunch o (read more.)
October 19 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Ryan Kelly could make Lakers preseason debut vs. Jazz
The Los Angeles Lakers have been struggling with injuries through preseason, but second-year power forward Ryan Kelly could make his preseason debut against the Utah Jazz Sunday night, according to Lakers sideline reporter Mike Trudell . Kelly has been dealing with a pulled hamstring through training camp. (read more.)
October 19 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bulls: Mike Dunleavy ready to play Sunday vs. Hornets
Mike Dunleavy is likely to return to action Sunday after a sore left knee kept him out of two of the Chicago Bulls’ last three preseason games. (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bulls get Mike Dunleavy back for Hornets game on Sunday
Mike Dunleavy is likely to return to action Sunday after a sore left knee kept him out of two of the Bulls’ last three exhibitions (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Josh McRoberts' Return in Question
Sep 26, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts poses during media day at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Josh McRoberts continues to sit out preseason games, and it's unclear when the Miami Heat's new power forward will be able to get on the court. (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving and LeBron connect on a big alley-oop dunk
Everybody on Cleveland and Cleveland loved this play except for maybe Anderson Varejao. The dunk was actually LeBron’s only 2 point field goal in the game. In 26 minutes he only attempted 6 shots and … (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving picks up where he left off and Cavs need to be ready for ...
"Guess we are not going 90-0 this year," Blatt joked as he entered the media room following the game. The Cavs, now 4-1 in the preseason, have two more exhibition games left before the regular season starts on Oct. 30 against the New York Knicks. (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving looks good but defense doesn’t as Cavaliers fall to Mavericks
CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving returned after a three-game preseason absence and showed his offense was already in regular-season form. On the flip side, the Cavaliers’ defense, particularly in the first and third periods, left a lot to be desired. On a night when Kevin Love and Shawn Marion rested and LeBron James didn’t seem all Read (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bucks 105, Wolves 98: Big nights from Parker, Antetokounmpo, and Mayo ...
Down six players tonight , the short-handed Bucks held the lead for just about the entire game over the Minnesota Timberwolves , and only were really close to losing that lead late in the fourth quarter after strong second halves by Gorgui Dieng , Chase Budinger , and Anthony Bennett . Being down six players, the Bucks were going to need solid perf (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker's move secures lead for Bucks in final minute
Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Jabari Parker said he didn't have anything to prove Friday night when the Milwaukee Bucks played the Minnesota Timberwolves and No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins at the U.S. Cellular Center. (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

All-Star Kyrie Irving returns to court for Cavaliers
CLEVELAND - Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving returned to the court Friday night after missing three games with a sprained right ankle. (read more.)
October 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kyrie Irving returns for Cavs
Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is coming back to the court after missing three games with a sprained right ankle. (read more.)
October 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Ryan Kelly to the rescue? Lakers forward hopes to play vs. Utah Jazz
The Lakers have looked especially punchless over their last three exhibition games, losing on Sunday to the Utah Jazz, 119-86. Injuries have been a significant issue, with Ryan Kelly , Nick Young , Jeremy Lin , Steve Nash , Jordan Clarkson and Xavier Henry all sidelined. (read more.)
October 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Irving back on floor with Cavaliers
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is coming back to the court after missing three games with a sprained right ankle. (read more.)
October 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bucks vs. Wolves Preview: Jabari Parker vs. Andrew Wiggins...round one, take two
Injury bug. The Bucks will start the second half of the preseason in the Hawkeye state without a few of their key players...again. (read more.)
October 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni