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Carmelo Anthony (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images) shoots against the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' homecoming at Quicken Loans Arena on October 30, 2014. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Sorry, LeBron! Knicks Bounce Back In Big Way To Spoil James’ Homecoming

Cleveland, after waiting months to celebrate LeBron James’ return with a rip-roaring party, was in a state of shock following a 95-90 loss to the Knicks on Thursday night.

10/31/2014

A general view of Charlotte Hornets fans on opening night before their game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Time Warner Cable Arena on October 29, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Sorry, But The NBA Is Just … Just … Boring!

I apologize for my foul take on the NBA. Maybe I’m just feeling foul because baseball season went into hibernation last night.

10/30/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 29: Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics drives against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on October 29, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau /NBAE via Getty Images)

Rondo Returns, Celtics Top Nets In Season Opener

Rajon Rondo returned from a broken hand and had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds in the season opener Wednesday night to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-105.

10/30/2014

Kevin Garnett and Deron Williams during the Brooklyn Nets' open practice on October 26, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler /NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Despite Question Marks, Nets Are Still A Playoff Team

I say 45-37 sounds about right to me–good enough for fifth place in the East. And I’ll set it even without an injury caveat.

10/29/2014

Adam Silver (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Silver, Mutombo, 22 Others To Run NBA Relay At NYC Marathon

Each celebrity will be joined on his or her one-mile leg with a local student who takes part in marathon organizer New York Road Runners’ youth programs.

10/28/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Grant Hill Tries To Make Sense Of The NBA And Craigie

Craig did his best to make things as uncomfortable as possible for Mr. Hill, but all in all I think it went pretty well.

WFAN–10/28/2014

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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: Oct 27th – Nov 2nd

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of October 27th- November 2nd.

10/27/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Michael Sam Isn’t Alone, So Why Is He Doing This … Alone?

While Sam may still become the first openly gay player on a regular-season NFL roster, we are long overdue for others to look in the mirror and recognize it’s their time to pick up the check.

10/23/2014

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Jared Max: 44-Minute Games? Don’t Stop There, NBA Commish

How about 10-minute quarters — can we compromise there? Forty minutes of basketball would replicate the college game, where NBA players were groomed.

10/21/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Sports Leagues Fight New Jersey Law Allowing For Sports Betting

The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers Monday seeking to stop New Jersey’s law to allow legal sports betting, just days before the law is due to take effect.

10/20/2014

Brook Lopez

Lichtenstein: 44-Minute Games Won’t Solve NBA’s Injury Crisis

The league seems content to take as much of the fans’ money as fast as they can, even if it means more performances by understudies in lieu of marquee attractions like Brook Lopez.

10/20/2014

Jared Sullinger #7 and Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics jump for the rebound against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on October 19, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nat Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Beat Nets In Experimental 44-Minute Preseason Game

Jared Sullinger had 21 points and 19 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brookyln Nets 95-90 on Sunday in an experimental 44-minute game.

10/20/2014

Andrea Bargnani (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Breaking Down The Knicks’ Power Forward Conundrum

Derek Fisher has wisely used the first four preseason games to experiment with different player combinations. But he has been shorthanded at one of the most competitive spots on the roster.

10/16/2014

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets talks in the huddle during practice as part of the 2014 NBA Global Games on October 14, 2014 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: 5 Takeaways From Nets’ Trip To China

At least Deron Williams isn’t returning to the U.S. in a walking boot. He survived the trip, which is all the Nets want from him out of this preseason.

10/16/2014

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5 Best Teams In NBA Heading Into 2014-2015 Season

The NBA season is just two weeks away. Let’s break down who the five best teams in the NBA are.

10/15/2014

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