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Video: Bol Bol, son of Manute, shows promise as 6-foot-5 middle school hoops prospect

Bol Bol, son of former NBA player Manute Bol, is a promising seventh grade basketball prospect.

Report: Tracy McGrady signs one-year contract with Qingdao in China

Free-agent forward Tracy McGrady has reportedly signed a one-year contract to play for Qingdao of the Chinese Basketball Association.

Lakers C Dwight Howard (back) cleared for full-contact practices

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard has been cleared for full-contact practices after undergoing back surgery in April.

Las Vegas: Miami Heat top Los Angeles Lakers as preseason 2013 title favorites

The Miami Heat topped the Los Angeles Lakers as the early 2013 title favorites, according to one Las Vegas oddsmaker.

Clippers G Chris Paul medically cleared after thumb surgery

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul has been medically cleared following offseason thumb surgery.

Deron Williams chose Nets over Mavs, in part, because Mark Cuban skipped meeting

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams says he chose to sign with the Brooklyn Nets instead of the Dallas Mavericks in part because Mark Cuban did not attend a key meeting.

Lakers announce F Jordan Hill has herniated disk in back

The Los Angeles Lakers have announced that forward Jordan Hill has a herniated disk in his back.

Report: Tracy McGrady 'finalizing' contract with Qingdao in China

Free agent forward Tracy McGrady is reportedly "finalizing" a one-year contract to play for Qingdao of the Chinese Basketball Association.

Phil Jackson: LeBron James has 'all the physical attributes' to be better than Michael Jordan

Legendary NBA coach Phil Jackson says Miami Heat All-Star forward LeBron James has "all the physical attributes" necessary to be better than Michael Jordan.

Jay-Z slams media for 'diminishing' his Brooklyn Nets ownership stake

Jay-Z slammed the media for "diminishing" his ownership stake in the Brooklyn Nets.

Celtics coach Doc Rivers: Darko Milicic 'lives in the past a lot'

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says new big man Darko Milicic "lives in the past a lot."

Video: Dallas Mavericks G Rodrigue Beaubois injures left ankle vs. Alba Berlin

Dallas Mavericks guard Rodrigue Beaubois rolls his left ankle during a preseason game against Alba Berlin.

Carmelo Anthony: LeBron James didn't enjoy basketball before winning NBA title

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony says Miami Heat forward LeBron James didn't have fun playing basketball before he won the 2012 NBA title.

Report: Knicks C Marcus Camby (calf strain) out 7-to-10 days

New York Knicks center Marcus Camby will reportedly miss seven to 10 days with a left calf strain.

Reports: Lakers G Kobe Bryant (foot) sits out Friday practices

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant missed training camp on Friday with a sore left foot, according to reports.