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Former NBA players in China this season

Washed up, troubled or fringe NBA players are more and more often ending up in China, where pay is better than in Europe these days. There will be up to 30 former NBAers there this season – including Michael Beasley and Andray Blatche.

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Team mottos in the NBA this season

Bulls see red, Raptors are the north and the Sixers make clear they are not in the business of winning this season.

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NBA players in epic Halloween costumes

Deron Williams as Khal Drogo of Game of Thrones, Paul Pierce as Captain America and more.

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Ringless NBA All-Stars

Barring a miracle, Steve Nash will be part of a long list of players with more than five All-Star appearances and zero NBA championship rings.

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