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Shane Battier bringing Battioke talents back to South Beach
At times like these, the Miami Heat could use Shane Battier's defense and 3-point shooting. Locked into retirement, he instead again is volunteering his voice for a good cause. (read more.)
December 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

LeBron James Watches Kyrie Irving Practice Jumper Following Loss (VIDEO)
Following a dispiriting 127-98 loss Wednesday night to the visiting Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers All-Stars Kyrie Irving and LeBron James stayed late at the arena. James looked on as Irving […] The post LeBron James Watches Kyrie Irving Practice Jumper Following Loss (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline . (read more.)
December 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Nets notes: Mason Plumlee making the most of his chances
Mason Plumlee was unhappy about being out of the Nets' rotation but has turned things around after being given a chance to play more. (read more.)
December 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Trying to break out of a shooting slump, Kyrie Irving puts in extra...
It was about an hour after the game ended. The Cleveland Cavaliers had just suffered a loss that head coach David Blatt referred to as "embarrassing." (read more.)
December 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Josh McRoberts stays upbeat
McRoberts is expected to undergo surgery early next week to repair a lateral meniscus tear on his right knee. He refuses to give up hope on returning this season, although he is out indefinitely. (read more.)
December 18 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bucks get heads around season without injured Jabari Parker
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues. (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Perkins to be honored at Citrus Bowl Parade, alongside grand marshal Grant Hill
Twins closer and former Gophers pitcher Glen Perkins will be in Orlando on Dec. 30, as a special guest at the annual Citrus Bowl Parade. (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Six ways Jabari Parker's season-ending knee injury will affect the future of Jabari and the Bucks
The news of Jabari Parker's torn anterior cruciate ligament wasn't surprising to those that saw it happen on Monday night, but that didn't make the official news that Parker would miss the remainder of the season any less of a crushing disappointment. So where do Jabari and the Bucks go from here? And why do the Basketball Gods despise Milwaukee so (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Kidd says Bucks will miss Jabari Parker, must move forward
Eyeing a run for president, Gov. Scott Walker dismissed President Barack Obama's plan Wednesday to normalize relations with Cuba. "I think it's a bad idea," the Republican governor told reporters in the state Capitol. (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Austin Rivers says all it takes is having one big run and they achieved it|Video
Pelicans outscored Jazz 41-22 in fourth quarter. (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bucks rookie Parker out for season with knee injury
Highly regarded Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker will miss the rest of the season after the forward tore a ligament in his left knee, the team confirmed on Tuesday. Parker suffered the injury, initially believed to be a sprain, when making a drive to the basket in Milwaukee's win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday. (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Additional Minutes Has Led To Additional Contribution From Mason Plumlee
Dec 10, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee goes to the basket against Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic during the first half of their NBA game at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Oh what a difference a couple of games can make. (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker receiving strong support after season-ending injury
Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker will miss the rest of his rookie season after it was revealed the 6-foot-8 forward suffered a torn ACL in his left knee Monday night in Phoenix. His teammates, as well as other players and figures around the league took to social media and gave support for the rookie from Duke who played in just 25 games. (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker suffers torn ACL, will miss rest of season
That image was confirmed Tuesday night when a league source said the Milwaukee Bucks rookie had suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and would be lost for the rest of the season. Parker crashed to the floor on a drive to the basket early in the third quarter of Monday night's game in Phoenix. (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker reportedly has torn ACL, will miss the rest of the season
Milwaukee Bucks fans have been holding their breath hoping for positive news the last 24 hours after rookie Jabari Parker sprained his left knee last night in the Bucks' 96-94 victory in Phoenix. Story going online now: ESPN sources say Bucks' Jabari Parker expected to miss rest of his rookie season with a suspected torn ACL Parker suffered the inj (read more.)
December 17 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Miami Heat Apply For Disabled Player Exception To Replace Injured Josh McRoberts
Nov 2, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts dribbles the ball in the second half of a game against the Toronto Raptors at American Airlines Arena. The Heat won107-102. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Andrea Bargnani, Josh McRoberts, and the legacy of "The Bargsover"
Two big men found themselves caught up on the wrong side of the NBA news cycle on Monday morning. Down in Miami, it was learned that Josh McRoberts would miss the rest of the season after tearing the meniscus in his right knee during the Heat's victory over Phoenix last Tuesday. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Parker will undergo MRI Tuesday, teammates react to injury
The Bucks won 96-94 last night in Phoenix on a wild buzzer-beater from Khris Middleton , but the bigger story was Jabari Parker leaving the game with a knee injury . Parker suffered the injury in the second half as he was trying to eurostep around P.J. Tucker . (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker suffers knee injury
Bucks' rookie Jabari Parker left Monday's game against the Suns with a knee injury. We'll keep updating this stream with any news as we wait for the results. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

McRoberts needs knee surgery
The Miami Heat may be without forward Josh McRoberts for the remainder of the season, after tests Monday revealed a torn right meniscus that will require surgery. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Josh McRoberts: How Miami Heat Can Apply For Disabled Player Exception
Nov 2, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts dribbles the ball in the second half of a game against the Toronto Raptors at American Airlines Arena. The Heat won107-102. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

McRoberts Out Indefinitely With Torn Meniscus
The Miami Heat could be without the services of Josh McRoberts for the remainder of the season after he tore his right lateral meniscus . McRoberts is in the first year of a four-year contract he signed with the Heat this past off-season. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bucks teammates show concern after Parker injures knee
It was a happy Bucks locker room after a buzzer-beating three-pointer by Khris Middleton lifted Milwaukee to a 96-94 victory Monday night. But the joy was mixed with sincere concern over rookie Jabari Parker, who suffered a left knee injury early in the third quarter. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

With Josh McRoberts Likely Out for the Season, Disappointment Sinks In
Nov 20, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts talks with guard Shabazz Napier during the first half against Los Angeles Clippers at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The basketball gods have flexed their mighty muscles, taking away Josh McRoberts for what could be the rest of the season wit (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Heat to seek $2.65M salary-cap exception to replace McRoberts
The Miami Heat will apply to the NBA for a disabled-player exception to help replace forward Josh McRoberts, who is expected to be out for the remainder of season with a torn meniscus in his right knee. Under NBA rules, if McRoberts' injury is deemed by an independent NBA physician to be deemed season ending, the Heat then would receive half of McR (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker to be examined in Milwaukee
The Bucks rookie forward returned to Milwaukee on Tuesday and was scheduled to be examined by doctors to determine the extent of a left knee injury he suffered in the Bucks' victory Monday over the Phoenix Suns. Metamodeling Analytics LLC , a Madison company that provides analytics for complex simulations, has raised $1.8 million, according to a fi (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Jabari Parker leaves games vs. Suns with knee injury
In the second half of the match-up between the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns , Jabari Parker went down without contact. While down, Jabari grabbed at his knee and appeared to be very hesitant to move his leg or be helped up. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Heat's McRoberts might be out for season
Imagine if someone suggested for coach Erik Spoelstra to conduct a full scrimmage. It seems so simple, but would have been impossible. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Heat Check Podcast: What Josh McRoberts' Injury Means for the Miami Heat
With the news that Josh McRoberts could miss the rest of the season with a lateral meniscus tear, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss what it means for the Miami Heat going forward. We break down what it means for the Heat's rotation, who takes his place in the starting lineup and what kind of trades the Heat can make to make up for the loss. (read more.)
December 16 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Heat's McRoberts (knee) likely out for season
The Heat also say Chris Bosh will miss Tuesday's game at Brooklyn with a strained calf, and Dwyane Wade may also miss the Nets game because of illness. Bosh leads Miami with averages of 21.6 points and 8.2 rebounds. (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Heat F McRoberts out indefinitely
Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts may miss the remainder of the season due to a torn meniscus in his right knee that will require surgery. The Heat announced Monday that an MRI taken on McRoberts' troublesome knee revealed a torn lateral meniscus. (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Heat's Josh McRoberts out for knee surgery
Heat's Josh McRoberts out indefinitely for knee surgery Josh McRoberts' first season with the Heat may have come to a disappointing close. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AzRA2B Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts needs surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee and is out with a potentially season-ending injury (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Report: Josh McRoberts Will Require Surgery, Out Indefinitely
Already decimated by injuries, the Miami Heat received another blow today with the team announcing Josh McRoberts is out indefinitely with a right lateral meniscus tear, a possible season-ending injury. McRoberts will need surgery after an MRI revealed the severity of his injury on Monday morning. (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

McRoberts may miss season; Bosh indefinite
An already injury-riddled Heat team absorbed two significant blows Monday, with Josh McRoberts likely lost for the season to a right knee injury and All-Star center Chris Bosh sidelined indefinitely with a strained calf. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra announced the status of both players after Monday's practice, a session in which the team had just eigh (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Miami Heata s Josh McRoberts might miss rest of season; Bosha s status uncertain
Forward Josh McRoberts, with a torn meniscus, is out - possibly for the season. Chris Bosh is out for at least one more game with a calf strain after missing Sunday's loss to Chicago. (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Mike Malone out in Sacramento, Josh McRoberts possibly out for season
Dec 13, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings head coach Michael Malone looks on before the game against the Detroit Pistons at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports Malone was hired in May of 2013 and led the Kings, who have the second-longest playoff drought in the NBA next to the Wolves, to a 28-54 record a y (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Bad to worse: Heat's Josh McRoberts possibly out for season
The team announced this afternoon that starting power forward Josh McRoberts has a tear in the meniscus of his right knee and could be out for the year. The injury initially was believed to be a bruised knee. (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Josh McRoberts to Undergo Surgery, Might Miss Rest of Season
Nov 2, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts dribbles the ball in the second half of a game against the Toronto Raptors at American Airlines Arena. The Heat won107-102. (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Dunleavy scores 22 to help Bulls beat Heat 93-75
MIAMI (AP) - Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls overcame a sloppy start Sunday to beat the offensively inept Miami Heat, 93-75. (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Mike Dunleavy scores 22, Bulls beat Heat
The Miami Heat shot just 28-80 (35.0%) from the field, including 4-22 (18.2%) from behind the arc, as they fell to the Chicago Bulls, 93-75. Chicago (15-8) has now won three straight. (read more.)
December 15 - Duke Basketball Alumni