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  1. Shumpert, Jason Smith look like starters

    Ian Begley

    Derek Fisher's starting five is starting to take shape. Fisher went with Iman Shumpert at shooting guard and Jason Smith at power forward in the New York Knicks' preseason finale Friday, against the Toronto Raptors in Montreal. Those two are ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  2. Griz: Dave Joerger's starting five

    Nick Borges

    When training camp started the Memphis Grizzlies had two open starting positions -- shooting guard and small forward -- as far as the media knew. Well, the regular season starts next week and on Tuesday head coach Dave Joerger finally revealed his fi...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  3. 'Sky's the limit' for Mavs' offensive machine

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - These Dallas Mavericks will be an offensive juggernaut. That might sound like a premature declaration, considering this starting five has played a grand total of two preseason games as a unit. But just listen to LeBron James, a pretty goo...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  4. Healthy Bulls await official starting five

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The run of relative good health has continued for the Chicago Bulls, despite coach Tom Thibodeau's intense preseason regimen. The latest scare came in practice Saturday when forward Nikola Mirotic took a finger to the eye, but he partic...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  5. Mavs' starters will play Friday; some will sit Saturday

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks' starting five will make its debut as a full unit in Friday's preseason game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. "We're going to play our normal group Friday and we'll go from there," coach Rick Carlisle said. It is a certa...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  6. Mavs' starting five finally together

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Maybe Mavericks fans should cross their fingers, but it looks like the team's projected starting five will finally get some game action together this weekend. All of the starters are finally healthy, with Dirk Nowitzki (hip) and Monta El...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  7. Will Scott start Lin over Nash?

    Nick Borges

    The Lakers have a starting five that is unsettled halfway through the preseason and Tuesday head coach Byron Scott acknowledged he might start Jeremy Lin at point guard and use Steve Nash off the bench. "That is something I'm definitely thinking a...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  8. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Mike Tokito of The Oregonian: With Damian Lillard sitting out his second consecutive game, coach Terry Stotts opted to experiment instead of sliding Lillard's backup, Steve Blake, into the starting five. Instead, he had McCollum start the first half ...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  9. W2W4: Knicks at Celtics

    Ian Begley

    Here are a few things to keep an eye on during the Knicks' preseason opener against the Celtics on Wednesday night in Hartford: Starting 5? Fisher refused to reveal his starting five Tuesday. He wanted a chance to meet with his staff and announce...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  10. Pacers: Who starts at SG, SF?

    Nick Borges

    Heading into the preseason, Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel likely has an idea who will be his starting five and two of the names might be a surprise. The Pacers have lost most of the their shooting guards and small forwards due to free agency ...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  11. Can Branden Dawson do it all?

    Eamonn Brennan

    For Michigan State, last season was The Season. I mean, just look at that starting five. Gary Harris, one of the nation's best freshmen in 2012-13 -- a truly one-and-done-level shooting guard who stayed for Year 2 -- was playing better on both end...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  12. Adjusting Karl Klug ready to learn fate

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Karl Klug has proved he can play in the NFL. He's not an every-down guy, but the Titans have underutilized him at times since drafting him out of Iowa in the fifth round in 2011. He's played in 48 games, starting five and he...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  13. Video Highlights

    The winners of Mike & Mike's Starting Five contest participate in Team Greeny and Team Golic activities in Miami....

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2014
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  15. Building Hockey's Advanced Stats Dream Team

    Last week, the basketball website a fun exercise, asking NBA fans to pick their dream starting five. The catch? It assigned dollar values to each legend and set up a monetary constraint which no lineup's total co...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  16. Who replaces Ibaka in OKC's starting five?

    Joe Kaiser

    ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton points out on Monday that the Oklahoma City Thunder outscored opponents by an astounding 18.1 points per 100 possessions this season whenever Kevin Durant and Nick Collison played on the court together. But will it be the...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  17. Lineups that playoff coaches should use more - NBA

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle looks at one lineup combination for each team beyond its starting five that would help going forward. The Pacers, for example, would benefit from a grouping of Ian Mahinmi, George Hill, C.J. Watson, Paul George and Luis Scola.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014