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Bryant on Lakers: 'Our mission is just to get better'

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As much as Kobe Bryant previously faced obstacles head-on and with grit exceeded by no current NBA player, the upcoming season presents one of the greatest challenges of his distinguished career.

LeBron "nowhere near" decision on 2016 Olympics

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LeBron James said he has not decided whether he will play for Team USA during the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

Rondo insists injury came during fall at home

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Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo insisted Monday that he suffered a broken bone in his left hand during a fall at home last week, while adding that he expects to remain with the team after his contract expires following this season.

Suns sign Morris twins to extensions

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The Phoenix Suns signed forwards Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris to multiyear contract extensions Monday reportedly worth a combined $52 million for the twin brothers.

Slimmed-down James 'feels good' to be back

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Four years after he tore off his Cavaliers jersey following a disappointing playoff loss at Boston, LeBron James completed his stunning return by putting it back on Friday. "It feels good, it feels right," he said. "I'...

Deng forgives Ferry for comments

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Miami Heat forward Luol Deng doesn't have any hard feelings toward Danny Ferry after the Atlanta Hawks general manager made insensitive remarks about him in June. Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racial comments a...

Heat's McRoberts recovering from toe surgery

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Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts is expected to be brought along slowly during training camp after the forward confirmed Sunday that he underwent toe surgery shortly after last season. The Heat signed McRoberts, 27, in free agency knowing ...

Rockets sign F Mitchell

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The Houston Rockets on Friday signed rookie forward Akil Mitchell, a participant on the team's Orlando and Las Vegas Summer League squads. The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Mitchell appeared in 133 contests and held career averages of 6.9 points on 5...

Cavs obrtain Bogans in trade

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The Cleveland Cavaliers finalized a deal on Thursday night to acquire guard Keith Bogans from the Boston Celtics.

Hornets' Taylor arrested on assault charges

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Charlotte Hornets guard-forward Jeff Taylor was arrested and charged with domestic assault, assault and malicious destruction of property after an early Thursday morning incident in East Lansing, Michigan.

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