JaVale McGee hit 9-of-12 shots for 21 points, 14 rebounds and two blocks, and Andre Miller hit 8-of-11 shots and two 3-pointers for 24 points and eight assists (and hit all six free throws) as the Nuggets held off the Lakers in Game 5 for a 102-99 win at L.A. on Tuesday.
Ricky Rubio said that he's seen Karl-Anthony Towns working out in Minnesota this summer, and that he was impressed with Towns' shooting range.
Baron Davis said he is in great shape and is still hoping for an NBA comeback.
Hornets head coach Steve Clifford said that Al Jefferson has been on a "month-to-month" plan to lose weight.
Blazers general manager Neil Olshey may have insinuated in an interview with Grantland's Zach Lowe that C.J. McCollum and Meyers Leonard could start.
Blazers general manager Neil Olshey said that Al-Farouq Aminu will start at small forward this season.
Kenneth Faried hinted that rookie Emmanuel Mudiay will be the starting point guard this season.
Kyrie Irving (knee) is doubtful to be ready for the Cavs' regular-season opener on October 27, and there's a chance he's not able to go until January, according to sources of Chris Haynes.
Anthony Davis has put on 12 pounds of muscle this summer, bringing his weight to 253 pounds while maintaining 10 percent body fat.
Bojan Bogdanovic went down with an ankle injury during Croatia's friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday, and did not return to the game.
Jrue Holiday (leg) will be ready for the start of the regular season, according to Scott Kushner of The Advocate.
A spokesperson for Derrick Rose denied recent allegations that Rose drugged and sexually assaulted a woman in 2013.