Nerlens Noel said he's working on his 15-foot jumper this preseason.
Chandler Parsons said he bulked up in an effort to play some power forward for the Mavs this season.
Kendrick Perkins said on Monday that he "expects a lot more out of Serge [Ibaka]."
Coach Jeff Hornacek said "no spots are guaranteed" on the Suns this season.
Dion Waiters said that he and Kyrie Irving are the best backcourt in the NBA.
While Taj Gibson isn't expected to start for the Bulls, he could still see solid minutes, especially in the fourth quarter of games.
Roy Hibbert said he texted Tim Duncan to ask him how "they go about their business" in San Antonio.
Coach Brett Brown said he wants to try Alexey Shved at point guard.
Jimmer Fredette said he spent a lot of time "trying to get to know all the defensive schemes" with coach Monty Williams.
Coach Tom Thibodeau said that he doesn't like playing Taj Gibson next to Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah.
Coach Byron Scott said Kobe Bryant plans on playing in all eight preseason games this month.
Carrrick Felix (left shoulder) is expected to miss the next month due to a Grade I sprain of his AC joint.
Derrick Rose is healthy and ready to get the preseason going as soon as possible, he said on Tuesday.
While you can't tell it by looking at him and despite not stepping on a scale in months, Jared Sullinger says he's in better shape this season, and that he doesn't get as tired.
Blake Griffin (back) said he has been working on corner 3-pointers this summer.