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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Nick Borges

    Jason Reid of The Washington Post: For anyone seeking additional proof that the Washington Wizards are sprinting in the right direction, look no further than Saturday's surprising acquisition of swingman Paul "The Truth" Pierce. After losing wing for...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Bob Finnan of The News-Herald: Perhaps not since the Los Angeles Clippers used the No. 1 selection in the 1998 NBA draft on Pacific center Michael Olowokandi has there been a top pick who has flown under the radar more than Anthony Bennett. The Caval...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Marc Berman of the New York Post: James Dolan wore mostly a stoic look on stage, sitting next to commissioner David Stern and was joined by Nets minority owner Bruce Ratner and Mikhail Prokhorov's assistant Irina Pavlova. Prokhorov was not in New Yor...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald: The first practice of training camp is next Saturday at the Berto Center. Derrick Rose hasn't played in an NBA game since tearing the ACL in his left knee on April 28, 2012. "I'm feeling good," Rose said. "Right now m...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: With less than two weeks to go before camp opens Oct. 1, the Magic and veteran small forward Hedo Turkoglu have yet to agree on a buyout. Turkoglu has $12 million left on the final year of his contract, but only...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  6. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: Kevin Love is due in town on Friday, Nikola Pekovic is expected to arrive over the weekend. Rick Adelman will arrive next week and Shved, Barea and almost everyone else other than Rubio will be here as well. Saunders ...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Nick Borges

    Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times: Considering that Thibodeau and Forman were often seen talking shop during Summer League games in Las Vegas as if it was business as usual, maybe next season was all they were really "thinking about." But at least...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Nick Borges

    Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News: James Worthy has one concern about Kobe Bryant, and it has nothing to do with whether he will recover from a torn left Achilles tendon. Worthy, who won three NBA titles with the Lakers during the Showtime Er...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Sid Hartman of the Star Tribune: There never has been much doubt about Rick Adelman returning as Timberwolves coach, but it wasn't for sure until he brought his coaching staff out to his home in Portland, Ore., last week and laid out the plans for th...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press: Timberwolves President Flip Saunders has been watching point guard Ricky Rubio lead Spain in the European Championships on TV. "What I like about him is, his game continues to get better and better right now in t...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times: It's either smart business or a dangerous game of chicken with the hopes of landing the best player in the world in LeBron James. A long shot? Definitely, but with the Bulls at least in the conversation with James...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  12. First Cup: Tuesday

    Nick Borges

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: Last year, the Suns became one of 15 NBA teams to embrace the analytics era by investing in SportVu Player Tracking technology to acquire a higher level of player performance analysis. Good for them. This year, the ...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News: There hasn't been a single team in NBA history impacted in any significant way by their 15th man, and the 2013-14 Spurs won't be the first. That much is clear from the collection of has-beens, are-nots an...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Robert MacLeod of The Globe and Mail: Masai Ujiri's priority is to inject life into the terminally ill Toronto Raptors, but his basketball roots will forever run deep in his native Africa. Ujiri, hired in May to be the Raptors' new general manager, r...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  15. First Cup: Wednesday

    Nick Borges

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: In mid-May, Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby and newly hired General Manager Ryan McDonough met with Michael Beasley to lay out expectations for the summer. Beasley could not last three months befor...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  16. First Cup: Wednesday

    Nick Borges

    Doug Smith of the Toronto Star: In five years when he's (Tracy McGrady) eligible, is he a Hall of Famer. I don't know. The raw numbers would suggest he'd have to get serious consideration. The tweeter was full of impressive stats yesterday, the most ...

    Blog | August 28, 2013