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NBA Preseason Stock Report

The preseason slate officially concluded on Friday, and we have just two more days before the much anticipated 209-20 campaign commences. Over the last three weeks, there have been a handful of players that improved their fantasy stock thanks to impressive performances in the preseason, while others have failed to live up to expectations. Stock […]

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Lakers Stumble Without Starters in Final Preseason Game vs. Warriors

Getty Devontae Cacok of the Los Angeles Lakers dribbles past Eric Paschall of the Golden State Warriors. Despite a stellar showing from rookie undrafted free agent Zach Norvell Jr., the Lakers fell short without their star players against the Warriors, losing 124 to 103. Finishing the preseason with a 3-3 record, including a 3-1 showing […]

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Alex Caruso Injury Update: Lakers’ Guard Leaves Game After Hard Fall

Getty Alex Caruso of the Los Angeles Lakers. Suffering a hard fall early in the first quarter, Alex Caruso checked out of the Lakers’ final preseason game against the Warriors. Freshly signed to a two-year contract and with a string of strong performances under his belt in the preseason, expectations for Caruso were sky-high heading […]

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Report: Kings have already expressed remorse over Harrison Barnes’ five-year, $85M contract signed this summer

The Kings are locked into a turbulent contract-extension negotiation with Buddy Hield. They reportedly offered $90 million over four years ($22.5 million annually). He reportedly wanted $110 million over four years ($27.5 million annually). Looming over all this: Sacramento just re-signed Harrison Barnes for $85 million over five years ($17 million annually). Shams Charania of […]

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D’Angelo Russell says ‘when’ – not ‘if’ – he’ll be teammates with Karl-Anthony Towns and Devin Booker

D’Angelo Russell, Karl-Anthony Towns and Devin Booker are friends. That factored prominently into rumors about Russell joining Towns’ Timberwolves or Booker’s Suns last summer. The three rising young players came together for a photo shoot for the cover of SLAM: Russell, via Max Resetar of SLAM: “We gotta do this again, when we’re all on […]

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Report: Kings have already expressed remorse over Harrison Barnes’ five-year, $88M contract signed this summer

The Kings are locked into a turbulent contract-extension negotiation with Buddy Hield. They reportedly offered $90 million over four years ($22.5 million annually). He reportedly wanted $110 million over four years ($27.5 million annually). Looming over all this: Sacramento just re-signed Harrison Barnes for $85 million over five years ($17 million annually). Shams Charania of […]

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Lakers Dwight Howard, Anthony Davis Shorter Than Previously Listed Height

Getty Dwight Howard of the Los Angeles Lakers during in a 104-98 Lakers preseason win at Staples Center. The NBA’s new emphasis on reporting accurate heights has yielded some strange results so far. A few players, like Kevin Durant, turned out to be slightly taller than their previously listed height, though the vast majority of […]

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