The New Orleans Pelicans would have been happy just seeing Anthony Davis on the court.BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors showed last spring that they have what it takes to win in the NBA playoffs. Now all the Raptors need to do is figure out a way past LeBron James. Between Cleveland and Miami, James has represented the East in…IAN HARRISON (Associated Press)
There was a buzz in the Hawks' locker room after their long-awaited first look at their new starting five together. Clearly, Atlanta's new big man has generated big expectations for the season. The Hawks' final home preseason game on Tuesday night…CHARLES ODUM (AP Sports Writer)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have exercised their team option on forward Stanley Johnson through the 2017-18 season.
Nate McMillan learned a lot the last three seasons as an Indiana Pacers assistant. Working with a more mature team and established leaders, McMillan shed the drill-sergeant label he earned in Seattle and Portland. All the new Indiana coach has to…MICHAEL MAROT (AP Sports Writer)