Al Jefferson didn't like getting picked on in defensive pick-and-roll situations last season and is vowing to improve his defense this year.
Marc Gasol looks great in training camp, and play-by-play man Pete Pranica tweets that he is already in All-Star form.
Brook Lopez says he's going to play his game and not worry about his problematic foot this season.
LeBron James is excited about Kevin Love's ability to throw the long outlet pass.
Shabazz Muhammad lost weight and added muscle and body tone in the offseason, and says he feels great.
Anthony Bennett has looked good in training camp and says he feels better, thanks to an improved physique.
Paul Millsap signed just a two-year deal with the Hawks, meaning he appears to be heading for free agency after this season.
Wes Johnson, who played power forward at times last season, will be used primarily at small forward this year, and he's happy about it.
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.
Kenneth Faried, who played very well for Team USA this summer, will get Thursday off for the Nuggets.
Danilo Gallinari, coming off two knee surgeries (meniscus, ACL) is expected to participate in some contact drills on Thursday.
Nate Robinson, who is coming off left knee ACL surgery, is expected to participate in some contact drills on Wednesday.
Shawne Williams started at power forward for the Heat's first unit in Wednesday's scrimmage.