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76ers apologize for canceling 'We Matter' anthem singer

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 4:40pm

The Philadelphia 76ers apologized Friday for canceling the national anthem performance of a singer wearing a "We Matter" jersey.

Bulls exercise options on McDermott, Portis, Grant

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 4:20pm

The Chicago Bulls have exercised their fourth-year option on forward Doug McDermott as well as third-year options on forward Bobby Portis and guard Jerian Grant.

Grizzlies exercise third-year option on F Jarell Martin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:00pm

The Memphis Grizzlies have exercised a third year contact option on forward Jarell Martin.

Kevin Garnett joining TNT as a weekly contributor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:10am

It didn't take long for Kevin Garnett to find work after retirement.

Leonard, Spurs spoil Kings arena opening with 102-94 win

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 12:20am

Kawhi Leonard ripped the ball away from Ben McLemore and drove the other way for a three-point play. Then the next time down the court, Leonard grabbed it away from McLemore and scored on the other end.

Wade scores 22 in Chicago debut, Bulls beat Celtics 105-99

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:23pm

Dwyane Wade got the ball in the corner, took a dribble to his left and stepped back for the dagger 3-pointer.

Howard, Millsap, Hardaway lead Hawks past Wizards 114-99

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:40pm

Dwight Howard was everything the Hawks were hoping for in his hometown debut.

Bulls sign former Celtics first-round pick draft pick Hunter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 6:11pm

The Chicago Bulls have signed former Boston Celtics first-round draft pick R.J. Hunter.

76ers players may respond in wake of national anthem flap

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 4:40pm

The Philadelphia 76ers held a team meeting Thursday and may take action in the wake of the organization's decision to cancel the national anthem performance by a singer wearing a "We Matter" jersey.

AP Source: Pistons in talks about downtown move; no deal yet

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 4:24pm

The Detroit Pistons could be starting their final season at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

76ers anthem singer says 'We Matter' shirt got her the boot

Dan Gelston and Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 7:00am

Philadelphia 76ers national anthem singer Sevyn Streeter said she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey.

Young Lakers roar past Rockets 120-114 to win Walton's debut

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 12:20am

Before his official head coaching debut, Luke Walton cautioned the Los Angeles Lakers about the long, difficult road from the start of this rebuilding season to sustained success.

Cousins, Gay lead Kings past young Suns 113-94

Bob Baum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:40pm

Dave Joerger is off to a winning start with the Sacramento Kings.

Nurkic, Barton lead Nuggets past Pelicans, Davis, 107-102

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:40pm

Denver coach Mike Malone decided the Nuggets should not in fact do whatever it takes to stop Anthony Davis.

Conley, Gasol lead Grizzlies over Timberwolves 102-98

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:40pm

The David Fizdale era as Memphis coach didn't get off to a glowing start.

Westbrook, Thunder spoil Embiid's debut for 76ers

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:20pm

The Philadelphia 76ers told a national anthem singer and a middle finger-flipping fan to hit the road.

DeRozan's 40 leads Raptors to 109-91 win over Pistons

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:00pm

DeMar DeRozan had clearly been itching for the start of the regular season. Like so many other veterans, he had to grind his way through exhibition games in training camp, gradually moving from 11 points in his first preseason game, to 15, to 20 and finally to 34 in the final warm-up game last week.

Kidd-Gilchrist, Hibbert help Hornets beat Bucks 107-96

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:00pm

The Charlotte Hornets turned up the pressure on the Milwaukee Bucks from the outset of their season opener.

Whiteside powers Heat to season-opening win

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:31pm

Retaining fifth-year center Hassan Whiteside was a major priority for the Miami Heat last summer.