Myles Turner C IND 3 days ago

Turner was given even more praise from president Larry Bird this week, the Indy Star reports. "(I) expect great things out of them this year," Bird said. "Usually, you bring in rookies and you say nice things about them then they don't play for a couple years. But I expect both of these guys to play, play well. They are very talented."

Andrea Bargnani PF/C BKN 3 days ago

Bargnani's ankle injury is not serious, and he will play with the Italian national team at Eurobasket, Sportando reports.

Andrea Bargnani PF/C BKN 4 days ago

Bargnani left Saturday's international game against Georgia with an ankle injury and did not return, Sportando reports. He will undergo an MRI on Saturday.

Bojan Bogdanovic SF BKN 4 days ago

Bogdanovic sat out Friday's Eurobasket friendly with a swollen right ankle that he originally suffered Thursday.

Mason Plumlee C POR 5 days ago

Plumlee appears in line to start at center for the Blazers this season after general manager Neil Olshey listed Plumlee amongst Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Al-Farouq Aminu, and Meyers Leonard on the Lowe Post podcast. "We believe that Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Al-Farouq Aminu, Meyers Leonard, and Mason Plumlee ... can do what [our young core did when I was with the Clippers]," Olshey said.

Meyers Leonard C POR 5 days ago

Leonard appears in line to start at power forward for the Blazers this season after general manager Neil Olshey listed Leonard amongst Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Al-Farouq Aminu, and Mason Plumlee on the Lowe Post podcast. "We believe that Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Al-Farouq Aminu, Meyers Leonard, and Mason Plumlee ... can do what [our young core did when I was with the Clippers]," Olshey said.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF POR 5 days ago

Aminu appears in line to start at small forward for the Blazers this season after general manager Neil Olshey listed Aminu amongst Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Meyers Leonard, and Mason Plumlee on the Lowe Post podcast. "We believe that Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Al-Farouq Aminu, Meyers Leonard, and Mason Plumlee ... can do what [our young core did when I was with the Clippers]," Olshey said.

Emmanuel Mudiay G DEN 5 days ago

Mudiay was called the Nuggets' starting point guard by teammate Kenneth Faried, Rappler reports. "I have high expectations for him because he's basically going to be our starting point guard and the Nuggets have high expectations," Faried said.

C.J. McCollum G POR 5 days ago

McCollum appears in line to start at shooting guard for the Blazers this season after general manager Neil Olshey listed McCollum amongst Damian Lillard, Al-Farouq Aminu, Meyers Leonard, and Mason Plumlee on the Lowe Post podcast. "We believe that Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Al-Farouq Aminu, Meyers Leonard, and Mason Plumlee ... can do what [our young core did when I was with the Clippers]," Olshey said.

Klay Thompson SG GSW 5 days ago

Thompson is working on improving his pump fake this offseason in an attempt to get to the free-throw line more, and he also wants to improve his rebounding next season, Muho.tv reports.