Clippers’ Nic Batum, Luke Kennard feeling their way back after long layoffs — Press Telegram

Talk about a staggered start. The guys in Lane 1 begin their championship defense just 71 days after claiming last season’s crown. Meanwhile, the teams in the outer lanes will be playing catch up, tasked with trying to get back up to speed in their first real NBA action since March 10 or 11. There’s…

Clippers’ Nic Batum, Luke Kennard feeling their way back after long layoffs — Press Telegram

Jamal Murray Makes Big Leap In Top 100 NBA Player Rankings, Jokic Remains At No. 10 — CBS Denver

The two dynamic Nuggets players are both listed among the Top 100 NBA Players in a new list from CBS Sports.

Jamal Murray Makes Big Leap In Top 100 NBA Player Rankings, Jokic Remains At No. 10 — CBS Denver

Hornets coach says Hayward, Ball playmakers the team needs — Salisbury Post

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Hornets coach James Borrego wanted elite playmakers this offseason. He feels like his prayers were answered with the addition of veteran forward Gordon Hayward and rookie guard LaMelo Ball. “We’ve got two elite playmakers that can create for themselves and others in Gordon and LaMelo,” said an […]

Hornets coach says Hayward, Ball playmakers the team needs — Salisbury Post