Kawhi Leonard has pulled out of USA Basketball's minicamp and three players were added to the roster.
In Marc Stein's preseason Power Rankings, the Heat start out on top.
Tony Parker scored 27 points and Nicolas Batum added 21 to lead France to an 82-74 victory over Lithuania in the Olympic men's basketball tournament on Thursday.
Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum has a left knee bone contusion that will keep him out of Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats.
France rallied with a big fourth quarter despite playing without Tony Parker to defeat Italy 91-84 on Sunday and advance to the second round of the European basketball championship.
Chad Ford looks at the 2009 NBA draft candidates who helped themselves this summer.
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Steve Smith retired Friday after a 14-year NBA career that included a title with San Antonio. His announcement came on the campus where he starred for Michigan State.