Derrick Rose and his coach agree to rest his hamstring, people go bonkers

Every Derrick Rose Injury Update is written and eventually read by those who hope that this will be the last Derrick Rose Injury Update we’ll ever have to take in. At some point, however, we’re going to have to learn that we shouldn’t expect such things. And that’s just fine. Even Chicago Bu...

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John Wall - Washington Wizards
Thankful for anotha day...#Blessed !!
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Lakers receive $4.85 million disabled player exception for Steve Nash

The Los Angeles Lakers announced they would be without point guard Steve Nash prior to the start of the season. More players have been lost since then, as Xavier Henry and Julius Randle are also out for the season with injuries. The Lakers received some form of respite during this injury-riddled sea...

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Adrian Wojnarowski , Yahoo! Sports, NBA Writer
Lakers, Earl Clark working on a one-year deal, league sources told Yahoo. He's averaging nearly 30 points for Houston's D-League affiliate.
@WojYahooNBA | | 2h | Score: 583
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Adrian Wojnarowski , Yahoo! Sports, NBA Writer
Ex-Memphis Grizzlies forward Jamaal Franklin scored 53 points -- 19 of 29 shooting -- for Guansha in China. He can return to NBA in January.
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Adrian Wojnarowski , Yahoo! Sports, NBA Writer
Yahoo Sources: Lakers, Earl Clark working on deal for rest of the season. t.co/Bh7Er82MZa
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Mike & Mike Show , News and Updates
Charles Barkley on LeBron's struggles: "He has to stop worrying about stepping on peoples toes and start stomping on some toes."
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Tommy Beer , HoopsWorld.com, Sportswriter
Steph Curry has dished out at least 5 assists & hit 5 three-pointers in one game 51 times in his career… More than any player in NBA his
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Mark Medina , L.A Daily News, Lakers Beat Writer
Memphis' Tony Allen tried getting info from Lakers' Ed Davis on Kobe. No luck. Kobe: "That’s the classic art of war" t.co/72U11gytm8
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Jason Lloyd , Akron Beacon Journal, Cavs Beat Writer
LeBron on if having kids has helped him develop more patience: "No. It's made it worse."
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Bob Finnan , News Herald, Cavs Beat Writer
Wizards at #Cavs: Coach David Blatt expected to insert Mike Miller into starting lineup for tonight's game. t.co/q6iYTZjZuf
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Eric Koreen , National Post, NBA Reporter
It's hard to say what is most outrageous about Raptors in Hollinger odds: t.co/8RnLAAwPLP
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Zach Lowe , Grantland.com, NBA Writer
Just finished Bucks-Pistons. Solid win for the Bucks. Love to watch their defense -- aggressive style, arms everywhere.
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A. Sherrod Blakely , SportsNet, Celtics Beat Reporter
#Celtics HC Brad Stevens says Marcus Smart expected to practice this afternoon. #Celticstalk
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Joe Freeman , The Oregonian, TrailBlazers Beat Writer
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Zach Lowe , Grantland.com, NBA Writer
Omri Casspi is shooting 60% from 2-point range this season. Revelation off the bench (aside from starting last night) for Sacto.
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Zach Lowe , Grantland.com, NBA Writer
ICYMI yesterday's column: Inside the Mavs' killer offense, and whether they can defend well enough to contend: t.co/3jC2c11bKI
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HoopsHype.com , NBA News and Updates
Kenneth Faried dunks all over the Bulls. t.co/qTuBtRsVBb
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Tom Haberstroh , ESPN Heat Index, Heat Beat Writer
I quizzed Chris Paul on the 18* guys that he's thrown an alley-oop to in his NBA career. t.co/3fl3gJ4KTY [in] t.co/WUYOanEu4P
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Kevin Ding , Bleacher Report, Lakers Beat Writer
Lakers' youth movement? It lacks youth and movement. My column: t.co/mNl4wmDnh2
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HoopsHype.com , NBA News and Updates
Andre Drummond's PER is at 13.1 down from 22.6 last season.
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Paul Coro , Arizona Republic, Suns Beat Writer
The #Suns have scoring balance that would be unprecedented in club history for a season. Five players are within 1.4. t.co/p8TMgl7yBj
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Kevin Ding , Bleacher Report, Lakers Beat Writer
Lakers' youth movement? It lacks youth and movement. My column: t.co/mNl4wmDnh2
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Sam Amico , Fox Sports Ohio, Sportswriter
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Ethan Strauss , WarriorsWorld, NBA Writer
The Warriors have 20 wins and 6 losses in the games Lee's missed these past 2 seasons
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Ian Begley , ESPNNewYork.com, Sportswriter
J.R. Smith will likely start at forward for the #Knicks tonight against the Mavericks, Derek Fisher said.
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Ian Begley , ESPNNewYork.com, Sportswriter
#Knicks F Carmelo Anthony remains doubtful tonight due to back spasms. "He’s not in a lot of comfort," Derek Fisher said.
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Jonah Ballow , NYKnicks.com, Content Creator
We have shootaround videos (Fisher, Shumpert, Stoudemire) coming soon to t.co/sdtS5jv7RE. Stay tuned.
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Dave McMenamin , ESPNLA.com, Lakers Beat Writer
Doesn't sound like Mike Miller will start tonight, but there is a desire within the Cavs to see how he looks w/ starters sooner than later
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
David West hopes to make season debut Friday for Pacers t.co/KnP4LorFxO
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Dwain Price , Star Telegram, Mavs Beat Writer
Did you know the all-time NBA/ABA leader in field goal shooting is Tyson Chandler at .5863 percent?
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Bob Finnan , News Herald, Cavs Beat Writer
Wizards at #Cavs: Coach David Blatt expected to insert Mike Miller into starting lineup for tonight's game. t.co/q6iYTZjZuf
@BobCavsinsider | | 29m | Score: 60
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Kevin Pelton , ESPN.com, NBA Insider
NBA players with block rate + steal rate both > 2.0%: A. Davis L. Sanders N. Noel T. Sefolosha P. Millsap K. Papanikolaou J. Harden
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NESN , Sports News and Updates
Stephen Curry Inspires Chris Webber To Sing Old Video Game Tunes (Video) t.co/gAcerHP8nP
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Gary Washburn , Boston Globe, National NBA Writer
Marcus Smart will practice today #celtics
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A. Sherrod Blakely , SportsNet, Celtics Beat Reporter
If Smart plays, #Celtics HC Brad Stevens said his minutes unlikely to be limited or restricted. #Celticstalk
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Eric Koreen , National Post, NBA Reporter
It's hard to say what is most outrageous about Raptors in Hollinger odds: t.co/8RnLAAwPLP
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Brian Seltzer , 97.5 The Fanatic, Host
Lionel Hollins on Tony Wroten: 'He was just a rookie. Back then, he wasn't even a thought. He's athletic, can finish...spectacular passes.'
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A. Sherrod Blakely , SportsNet, Celtics Beat Reporter
#Celtics HC Brad Stevens says Marcus Smart expected to practice this afternoon. #Celticstalk
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Kobe Bryant Blames Leg Fatigue for Poor Shooting

It has become a familiar pattern for the Los Angeles Lakers this season — Kobe Bryant starts out hot, hitting his jumper, and then goes cold after halftime (but keeps firing away regardless.) Kobe blames the lack of strength in his legs for his shooting woes — Bean, 36, leads the NBA in scoring ...

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Bogut Is Right, Steph Curry Is “Just Silly” & Looked Like An “MVP” Last Night

Steve Kerr thinks it’s too early for MVP talk, but if the season ended today, you’d be hard pressed to find a better MVP candidate than Stephen Curry. He dropped 40 on the Heat last night as the Warriors moved to 11-2, their best start in franchise history. Through the season’s first three plu...

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Tyson Chandler Felt Scapegoated By the Knicks

Some five months after being traded from New York along with point guard Raymond Felton, Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler still doesn’t get why the Knicks sullied his good name in the media. The big fella will face off against his old squad for the first time Wednesday night, but says the me...

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Yahoo Sources: Lakers, Earl Clark working on deal for rest of the season. t.co/Bh7Er82MZa
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Adrian Wojnarowski - Yahoo! Sports, NBA Writer
Ex-Memphis Grizzlies forward Jamaal Franklin scored 53 points -- 19 of 29 shooting -- for Guansha in China. He can return to NBA in January.
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LeBron James on Ferguson: ‘Violence is Not the Answer and Retaliation is Not the Solution’

Like many others around the NBA, LeBron James reacted strongly and emotionally to the grand jury’s decision Monday not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson, in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown three months ago. LeBron says violence won’t solve anything in this t...

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Adrian Wojnarowski - Yahoo! Sports, NBA Writer
Lakers, Earl Clark working on a one-year deal, league sources told Yahoo. He's averaging nearly 30 points for Houston's D-League affiliate.
@WojYahooNBA | | 2h | Score: 583

John Wall, One of LeBron James' Pupils, Now Turning into a Leader Himself

It is common for top overall picks to endure some losing at the inception of their NBA careers, as an extension of the circumstances that led to their selection. LeBron James lost 54 of his first 100 games in the NBA, and while that seem remarkable in retrospect, it was nothing compared with the cru...

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Ethan Skolnick
Turner Sports, Heat Beat Writer
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Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry’s basketball instincts come naturally: ‘It’s just the DNA of Kyle’

TORONTO — Nearly midway through the third quarter in the Toronto Raptors’ win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday, Kyle Lowry turned the ball over. That on its own was notable: Through 14 games, Lowry has the fourth best assist-to-turnover ratio among point guards playing at least 30 minutes per gam...

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Eric Koreen
National Post, NBA Reporter
2h

Kobe Bryant on Ferguson: ‘It’s Going to Keep on Happening’

When a grand jury failed to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer who shot and killed the unarmed black teen Michael Brown three months ago in Ferguson, MO, it triggered angry protests throughout the U.S. and several other countries. Kobe Bryant says the American judicial system needs to take...

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Derrick Rose Held Out of Second Half Due to Hamstring

Well, so much for getting out there and playing. Derrick Rose and head coach Tom Thibodeau decided to shut down the superstar Bulls point guard in the second half of Chicago’s 114-109 loss Tuesday night in Denver. Rose says his nagging left hamstring injury left him feeling ineffective against the...

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Good morning. Jimmy Butler is on another level.

SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. LAST NIGHT IN 41 SECONDS: Steph Curry (40 points) was so hot Miami put on shorts and drank mojitos. The Wizards burped one up to Jeff Teague and the Hawks....

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SBNation.com, NBA Reporter
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Charles Barkley on LeBron's struggles: "He has to stop worrying about stepping on peoples toes and start stomping on some toes."
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Patty Mills - San Antonio Spurs
GAME DAY BALA GAME DAY!!! #vsIndiana #GoSpursGo
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Kobe Bryant On Marc Gasol: ‘He’s A Bad Boy’

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Things won’t get any easier for the Los Angeles Lakers after losing two straight games to the Dallas Mavericks and Denver Nuggets. Marc Gasol’s Memphis Grizzlies will come to town on Wednesday night sporting the NBA’s best record at 12-2. – Have You Seen Thes...

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