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Raptors must evolve or face extinction

In today’s NBA, offence is the bedrock upon which any title contender is built. The Toronto Raptors have ranked no worse than sixth in offensive rating (points per 100 possessions) in each of the past three regular seasons. And yet, no one thinks the Raptors are a title contender — probably because they’ve ranked no better than 12th in offensive rating in each ...

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Jeff Teague learned about new Wolves teammates by playing NBA 2K18

Joining a new NBA team can be a bit of a struggle early on, as it takes some time to get to know your new teammates and adjust to a new city.  In order to try and mitigate those effects, new Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague hatched a unique plan: play with the Timbe… CBSSports.com NBA Headlines PLEASE CLICK ...

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One stat to know after each of Wednesday's games

Twenty teams made their 2017-18 regular season debuts on Wednesday night. Here’s one quick stat from each of the openers. * Wednesday’s stat leaders Hornets vs. Pistons Are the Pistons beginning to take advantage of their opportunities better? Detroit scored 25 points off Charlotte’s turnovers on Wednesday. Its season high last season was 26. Pacers vs. Nets</… NBA.com: News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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Agent: Hayward unlikely to return this season following surgery

The Boston Celtics big-money acquisition may not suit up for them again this season. All-Star forward Gordon Hayward underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair a fractured left tibia and dislocated ankle and will likely miss the remainder of the season, his agent Mark Ba… NBA | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Welcome to the NBA, rookie: Jonathan Isaac forgets to wear Magic jersey in debut

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jonathan Isaac was really excited for the first game of his NBA career. Like, really excited for it. Everybody knows about those first-game jitters young players go through and it was no different for the 20-year-old who was taken with the sixth overall pick in last summer’s d… CBSSports.com NBA Headlines PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END ...

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