In Marc Stein's preseason Power Rankings, the Heat start out on top.
Team USA routs Luol Deng and the British in a tune-up for the London games.
If everyone on the Rockets stays healthy, they could be playing with an 11-man rotation this season, writes Marc Stein.
Mavs assistant Del Harris is expected to be named the first-ever foreign head coach of the Chinese national team.
Look back on past Daily Dime reports from ESPN.com's senior NBA writer Marc Stein.