Jack Maloney

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

Teague no longer plays the game, however, because he's mad about his rating

WATCH: Heat's Hassan Whiteside joins 3-point revolution in NBA season opener

The Miami big man knocked down the set shot from the top of the key

WATCH: No one seems to understand Markelle Fultz's bizarre free-throw form

The No. 1 overall pick has been tinkering with his form

Gordon Hayward's ankle injury and road to recovery, as explained by a medical expert

A certified athletic trainer says Hayward is 'hard-pressed to get back this season'

Warriors' Draymond Green to reportedly undergo MRI on left knee Wednesday

Green left the Warriors' opening night game vs. Houston with what the team is calling a knee strain

Bulls suspend Bobby Portis eight games for fight; NBA wants to discuss incident

Portis left Nikola Mirotic with facial fractures and a concussion after an altercation in Tuesday practice

How a smart play by Derrick Rose helped the Cavs beat Celtics on opening night

In his Cavs debut, Rose's timely cut opened up Kevin Love for a 3-pointer which sealed the game

WATCH: Kevin Durant's potential winning shot was a split-second too late

Durant couldn't quite get the shot off in time, and the Rockets prevailed

Bulls' Nikola Mirotic suffers facial fractures after altercation with Bobby Portis

Mirotic was hospitalized following the incident and needs surgery, and will reportedly miss "a few weeks"

Celtics' Danny Ainge fires back at Isaiah Thomas: 'I don't know what we owe him'

Thomas recently said that he may never speak to Ainge again after being traded by Boston

76ers' Joel Embiid profanely expresses his frustration at early minutes restriction

Brett Brown said recently that Embiid's minutes would likely be in the teens to start the season

Rockets' D'Antoni promises to have James Harden or Chris Paul on floor 'at all times'

According to D'Antoni's specific plan, Houston's All-Star duo will play 18 minutes together a night

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball vows to play in season opener despite ankle injury

Ball missed much of the preseason after injuring his ankle against the Nuggets on Oct. 2

Cavaliers preview: In Cleveland, it's a fourth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals or bust

Nothing short of a return to the Finals would be a disappointment in "The Land," as the kids say

LOOK: Russell Westbrook and Nick Collison show off perfect Halloween costumes

The Thunder teammates dressed up as Sidney Deane and Billy Hoyle from 'White Men Can't Jump'

Jack Maloney lives and writes in Milwaukee, where, like the Bucks, he is trying to own the future.