Bradley Beal continued his war of words with Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters.
Hakeem Olajuwon thinks Dwight Howard could be a Most Valuable Player candidate this season.
Carmelo Anthony told Chris Broussard of ESPN that he thinks he's the most underrated superstar in the NBA.
Josh McRoberts (toe surgery) will miss most or all of the Heat's preseason, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer.
LeBron James' bad back didn't hinder him from looking good in Wednesday's scrimmage.
Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash both started with the first unit in Wednesday's scrimmage, and looked great according to coach Byron Scott.
Cavs coach David Blatt said Wednesday night that he's not sure if Anderson Varejao or Tristan Thompson will start at center for the Cavs this season.
Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Wesley Johnson, Carlos Boozer and Jordan Hill were scrimmaging together in the first unit at practice on Wednesday.
Ryan Kelly suffered a moderate left hamstring strain on Wednesday and is out indefinitely.
Alec Burks said on Wednesday that he likes coach Quin Snyder's new offense.
C.J. Miles (strained calf) said that he's been playing alongside Rodney Stuckey in the Pacers' first unit during recent practices.