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Overheard in the press room, "What time is Woodson?" (That might have been me.)
ESPN justifies hack job on Kobe by saying he turned down interview through Lakers spokesman. Really? Leave L.A. reporters to now ask him.
Butler is day-to-day with that sprained thumb. Doesn't need surgery.
Dave Righetti on when he knows Bumgarner is deadly serious: "You can see him grunting in certain games--the Dodger game for instance."
I still like Cavs out of the East. And that's even presuming that D-Rose will be durable.
Dolphins continue to look at ex-UM receivers.Had T. Streeter on p-squad to start season before being cut. Today signed LaRon Byrd to p squad
For the quarter, Apple said it sold 39.3 million iPhones <--- so it wasn't just me. By the way me and 6 Plus are very happy together.
LeBron is both the best basketball player on earth and one of the smartest people out there at now understanding his brand and managing it.
Not sure which is more impressive about LeBron's time in Miami: How he learned to win championships, or how to win the optics game.
Lincecum on their friendship now: "Feel like we're both kind of opening up towards each other in a fashion that kind of creates a likeness."
Lincecum joked of meeting Bumgarner 2010: "I just remember him being pretty big and I try to kind of stay away from bigger guys...
Wolves should have kept Fesenko on the roster just to have him teach his media-relations skills to the young guys. Funny guy, great quote
Team hasn't announed yet - but I've heard the Lakers have waived both Jeremy Tyler and Keith Appling
Didn't know this, but just found out: Lincecum and Bumgarner have gotten much closer this season...
Wolves announce they have waived Kyrylo Fesenko to get preseason roster down to 17. Guard Brady Heslip remains on it for now
If Kobe called ESPN "idiots" again last night, I wonder what new adjectives he will have for them moving forward
Interesting that OKC is voting no. I mean, they were built on a similar strategy, but people usually vote based on what helps them in future
I rarely post these kinds of messages that often clutter the likes of Twitter/Facebook. But I dig this one http://t.co/NvaA7azc6P
The Timberwolves have waived center Kyrylo Fesenko. The Wolves' roster now stands at 17 players.
Lottery reform vote at NBA Board of Governors Wednesday. 23 of 30 votes to pass. Philly/OKC will vote "No" but support short on stopping it.
Just over 2 hrs until tipoff here in Columbus http://t.co/H9PBlziX7Q
Clippers are staying at same San Francisco hotel where they were when the Donald Sterling tapes became public. It isn't Motel 6.
Rockets practice ended about 35 minutes ago. Almost everyone long gone. TJones, D-Mo still going hard through drills. Been like that a lot.
Chris Douglas-Roberts was going to give his sprained left ankle a go in practice and if he came out OK play Tuesday versus Warriors.
McGee on whether whole injury saga took much longer than he thought: "Defintely. I thought it was going to be 6-8 weeks, not 6-8 months."
Tim Lincecum threw a 50-pitch bullpen session yesterday at Kauffman and said he felt good. Just wants to get in a game.
Bruce Bochy says the Giants' roster almost certainly will remain unchanged for the World Series. Official list due tomorrow AM.
Washington starting Colt McCoy vs. the Cowboys next Monday. Jerry Jones is either living right or made a preseason deal with you-know-who.
Bosh on Tyler Johnson: "Huge potential. The more he plays, the better he's going to get."
Shout out to Tony Kornheiser for dropping a Public Enemy, Elvis-was--a-hero-to-most reference on his radio show this morning
Besides Webb on Baltimore, can you think of any athletes or celebs whose first or last name rhymes with Demaryius?
Blazers coach Terry Stotts said that he expects to extend the starters "a little bit" tomorrow in Denver.
Bosh on camp invitee Tyler Johnson: "Jumping all the time, trying to dunk everything."
Danilo Gallinari did not practice today due to a cold. He was checked out by team doctors and sent home. His status for tomorrow is TBD
Kobe's going to score 82 points when the Lakers play ESPN this year.
Preseason (aka useless?) Bucks stats: 14th in DRtg 28th in ORtg 25th in Net Differential 20th in pace 12th OReb% 20th DReb%
Let he who hasn't always wanted to body slam Golden Tate cast the first stone
Back in The SLC. My favorite topic this weekend in SoCal was hearing people lament about poor picked-on Blake Griffin.
League's proposed reform still expected to pass. Requires at least 23 of 30 votes.
At least one team besides Philly is quietly lobbying owners against lottery reform as Board of Governors meets today, league sources say.
Waiting out Rockets practice in Heat facility. Nice wall of 120 or so photos of Heat players, staff posing w/ LOB trophies, family members.
If anyone is selling tickets to a World Series game in SF, please let me know. I’ll buy at the right price.
Still hearing some talk from Heat players about Udonis Haslem and the corner 3. We'll see if that becomes something this year.
Von Miller meeting with the media http://t.co/g6MdWVYe1Z
Which number will be greater: questions Kobe is asked about NBA Rank this season or Lakers wins?
RIP coach Jose Luis Abos... Unfortunatelly the best are the ones getting out first
The NBA has to find a way to deal with flopping. It’s more hideous than ever.
“We are all surrounded by idiots” - Kobe.
Randall Broddie also considered Penn State, Maryland & Cincinnati before picking Memphis
Maybe they've been doing this for a while & I just recently figured it out but I sure am glad Central Market sells Salt Lick BBQ sauce
All you need to know about T. Wear's status came from Fisher: "We have a lot of veterans on our roster.Will be tough to break thru that.''
Interesting take by Sullinger on Cs climbing out of a 17-point hole Sunday: "Last year this team would have laid down and given up,"
Good burger at Thurman's Cafe. The decor is pretty solid as well. http://t.co/6vUNltVhRc
Augie from 'Role Models' couldn't tweet something geekier
Sorry, I meant that I'm seeing Heat/Rockets tomorrow night. My schedule hasn't gotten that crazy -- 2 games in same night -- yet.
If you won my Harvey Grant trivia question, you win free Tweets from me for life. *in participating states
Seeing Bulls/Cavaliers tonight & Heat/Rockets tonight. Mute as you please.
If you said “Grant,” you’re 1/2 right. If you said “Horace Grant” you’re wrong. If you said “Harvey Grant” you’re right—Free Tweets for all!
McGee has recently been getting through all of practices. The team wants him to get some action before the regular season begins
If you can name this 90s NBA player, you really know your stuff. Who can name him first? http://t.co/BtbbJoUQv3
Wall, Temple, Porter, Nene, and Gortat are the listed probable starters tonight in Baltimore. Pierce didn’t practice yesterday w/knee bruise
Giannis is excited to watch Kostas, who is now 6-8, play for Whitefish Bay Dominican this season. "He's really good," Giannis said.
Giannis on his younger brother Kostas: "Some people say he will be the best among us. I don't know. I think I'm going to be the best."
Giannis Antetokounmpo said his older brother Thanasis will be at game tonight at MSG. Thanasis will play for Knicks' D-League affiliate.
Some of you guys are REALLY over-reading that Gordon quote. It was just a casual comment. He went to Chipotle. Settle down.
Caliendo, comedian and impressionist, will be part of festivities on opening night as Bucks play 76ers at BMO Harris BC.
Waukesha South's own Frank Caliendo will perform at halftime of the Bucks home opener on Oct. 31, team just announced.
My view doing the Big 920 Show from the Garden. Knick City Dancers. Tough work but someone has to do it! http://t.co/yaWarwtoya
Lets not call these Jordan 11s "Hornets." They don't look like the unis, new or old. (They remind me of The Joker.) http://t.co/PBKx1Wahr8
Magic announce that Dante and Galante will return this week.
So coach Zdovc combines a 2 wins festival Vs Duda & Zoc in one week!
Man, I used to hate when I'd go on a date with a girl and then find her stuck in my chimney a few days later. So annoying.
Alex Gordon on KC: "A lot different in a great way. I go to Chipotle and I’m taking pictures and everybody’s congratulating me. It’s cool."
KC's Jarrod Dyson: "We’re going to run. We’re going to run ‘til the wheels fall off, man. "
Justin Hamilton says today is the last day he's on blood thinners and will meet with trainers. Should be back to full speed later this week.
The NFC West, which lost 10 games to non-division foes in 2013 (.750 win%) already has 8 non-division losses this year (.579).
Nerlens Noel out again tonight with upper respiratory infection.
Monmouth's six opponents are a combined 11-23, but someone thought the resume was good enough for the top 25. A very inexact science.
Bosh on why people are surprised by Tyler Johnson's athleticism: "Well, yeah. You know the obvious..." Pauses and laughs, "He's a short PG."
Miles Plumlee is taller than Isaiah Thomas. Evidence (via Jennifer Stewart, USA TODAY Sports): http://t.co/BW5XJWoAb7
Both West and Vogel described it as a "pretty good" sprain, which Dr. Bruno interprets as pretty bad.
Kobe Bryant is an alien that was sent here to drive the internet insane
Bosh on if Napier is Heat's best natural PG, "He's naturally little so he's got to be a good point guard."
LeBron says Bulls have been "together for a while." Is he expecting Boozer to come out for the jump ball tonight?
Today is Justin Hamilton's last scheduled day on blood thinners. He could return to full practice from his heart procedure Tuesday.
Justin Hamilton comes off blood thinners today, so he could be back to full contact as early as Wednesday.
You see Alex Gordon or Lorenzo Cain anywhere in there? http://t.co/aVqSMEciAY
Fans can enjoy pre game & post game meals as well as visit the full bar during games. It opens Wed night. Call 901-205-1830 for reservation.
In light of the numerous injuries, Frank Vogel jokes, “I keep telling (Paul) if he’s not playing by Halloween, then he’s milking it.”
I’m penciling in Andre Dawkins as the Heat’s 15th man, but rookie Tyler Johnson probably has more all-around potential.
Undrafted rookie guard Andre Dawkins is the Heat’s best three-point shooter, so that’s probably a concern.
Paul George shooting and moving well after practice. http://t.co/Mmum4p0JI1
Rodney Stuckey won’t play in the final two preseason games due to a sprained right foot suffered in the Cleveland game, per Vogel.
Where is the best cheeseburger in Columbus?
Bulls-Cavs tonight at 6PM CT on Bulls Radio Network and ESPN 1000.
Nick Collison was a limited participant in Thunder practice today. Also a chance he makes his preseason debut tomorrow night.
Mariota is rocking a St. Louis shirt in the video, which as an old McKinley player, I don't feel good about. Ah, 5-0 issues.
Spoelstra says Hamilton took part in a large majority of practice, though he isn't fully cleared for full contact. http://t.co/PIjhV5AJxV
Hamilton participated in the majority of practice today.
So Hamilton isn’t back to full-contact after all. Today was the date for his full return, but the team is being cautious.
David West: “It’s just a tough, tough sprain.” He said he landed on it wrong, and is out for the preseason.“ http://t.co/Qah9PeTjyu
Heat center Justin Hamilton returned to full-contact practice today.
Reggie Jackson went through a full practice today. A chance he returns from wrist injury tomorrow.
Girl on my flight spent first part studying for a test -- second part updating her resume. That's dedication right there.
Amir Johnson clarified he hurt his foot, not ankle, against Thunder, but is back to 100 per cent
The Heat has signed guard Larry Drew II, son of Cavs assistant coach Larry Drew, Sr.
The scene right now (a little quiet)... http://t.co/Okrw0mgAOC
Lesson learned: roadside assistance is a worthwhile investment.
Despite all the offensive positives yesterday, Bill Lazor said: "I was very disappointed with a lot of the play yesterday."
SVG pretty much confirms Jennings will be opening night starter at PG. Drummond and Smith other two certainties (Monroe suspension).
Saint Joe's freshman F Markell Lodge will sit out the season to concentrate on academics, school says. Averaged 18 ppg, 8 rebs, 3 blks
The Heat have signed point guard Larry Drew II, likely to turn around, cut him, assign him to their D-League team.
Kevin Coyle said "it won't be tough" to find a role for Jordan despite Dolphins' depth at DE. "He's a very talented guy."
Heat announce signing of Larry Drew II. Roster at 19 now.