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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

Irving scores 28 as Cavs beat Bulls 107-98
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State. Irving had 20 points in the second half. James had 18 points in 31 minutes in his first game in Columbus since rejoining t (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

Rose scores 30, but Irving, Cavs best Bulls
LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State. (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

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

Irving returns to Cavaliers after resting ankle
Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving returned to the court Friday night after missing three games with a sprained right ankle, starting in Cleveland's 108-102 loss to Dallas. (read more.)
October 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Irving back on floor with Cavaliers; Love out with stiff neck
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

Bulls in Doug McDermott-Mike Dunleavy quandary
Because both grew up in Iowa and both attended Creighton, some pregame chatter Thursday night at the United Center focused on comparisons between Doug McDermott and Kyle Korver. (read more.)
October 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins set to face off again
St. Francis - Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins played to a packed house in Las Vegas about three months ago in a memorable summer league game. Wiggins, the No. (read more.)
October 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

PrimeSport Announces Bob Knight and Christian Laettner as Official Hosts of The NCAA Experience® VIP Pregame ...
PrimeSport is the Official Ticket and Hospitality Provider of the NCAA (PRWeb October 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12245793.htm (read more.)
October 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

VIDEO: Jabari Parker complete highlights vs. Cavaliers
Announcement time! We're pleased to welcome Corey Gloor as our newest Brew Hoop contributor. Corey currently resides in North Carolina after spending his entire life in the Midwest. (read more.)
October 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee comes up big in Nets' OT victory
Mirza Teletovic scored 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 129-117 overtime preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings in the second of their two NBA exhibition games in China. The Nets were ahead 112-109 with 41 seconds left Wednesday night when the Kings' Omri Caspi drained a 3-pointer. (read more.)
October 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Miami Heata s Josh McRoberts not sure when hea ll be cleared to play
Heat power forward Josh McRoberts strained his back the first day of training camp and also injured his surgically repaired toe, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra revealed Tuesday. "He still was dealing with his toe at that time and he was very excited in camp and came out all guns blazing," Spoelstra said. (read more.)
October 14 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Lakers Injury Updates: Nash and Lin sit; Kelly and Henry returning
Sep 29, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Xavier Henry during media day at the team practice facility in El Segundo. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports With exactly two weeks to go until the Lakers open their 2014-2015 NBA season in Los Angeles, injury updates are becoming more and more important as the window (read more.)
October 14 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Cautious Heat reveal Josh McRoberts' back ailing, as well
Heat forward Josh McRoberts is now dealing with a back injury in addition to his toe injury The Heat refuse to rush him back into the lineup, meaning there is a chance he could miss the entire preseason so he can get healthy. McRoberts is still healing from offseason toe surgery while also a back strain. (read more.)
October 14 - Duke Basketball Alumni