Bennett leads Timberwolves past Pacers 107-89

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Anthony Bennett scored 17 points and Ricky Rubio had 16 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 107-89 preseason win over the injury-riddled Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night.

Utah's Kanter runs floor in win over Thunder

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Utah's Enes Kanter did it all against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.

Butler's status for Bulls' opener still uncertain

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

It's too early to know whether Jimmy Butler's sprained left thumb will prevent him from guarding Carmelo Anthony in the Bulls' Oct. 29 regular-season opener against the Knicks in New York.

Combo guard latest challenge for Heat's Chalmers

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Heat guard Mario Chalmers has never shied from challenges.

Nowitzki-Chandler reunion, Parsons give Mavs hope

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Dirk Nowitzki welcomed Tyson Chandler to Dallas with little fanfare four years ago, and certainly not amid talk of potential championships.

Bulls G Butler has sprained thumb

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler has a sprained thumb and will miss Friday's preseason finale against Minnesota, the team said Tuesday.

Magic, Vucevic finalizing contract extension

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The Orlando Magic and the representatives for center Nik Vucevic are finalizing a contract extension that will add four years to Vucevic's current deal and will run through the 2018-19 NBA season, an industry source told the Orlando Sentinel.

Kings coach Malone hopes starters 'create some chemistry'

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Kings coach Michael Malone knows how he wants to start games when the regular season begins Oct. 29.

Bulls G Butler to miss final preseason game

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss their final preseason game with a sprained left thumb.

Suns looking for speed to push them into playoffs

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The Phoenix Suns burst out of the nether reaches of the NBA to put together the most surprising season in the league a year ago.