SH Blog: D-Rose Suits Up; ‘Lob City’ No More; Kareem Bashes Dwight

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The greatest mistake that you can make in life is to be continually fearing the one you might make. With all eyes on Derrick Rose this weekend, as he prepares to play his first game in 500-plus days, this familiar ethos can’t be how the former MVP approaches his return to the court. The last time we saw Rose play he was 23 years old and one season removed from becoming the NBA’s youngest MVP. Rose turned 25 today. 

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NBA Rumors and News for October 3, 2013

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Thursday, October 3 Daily Trivia: A year after having surgery while at Marquette, Dwyane Wade was drafted fifth overall in the 2003 NBA draft. His teammate LeBron James went first overall, Knicks star Carmelo Anthony went third and Heat forward Chris Bosh went fourth. Who went second? Derrick Rose eager to return Posted at 08:44 PM ET Going a year and a half without playing basketball isn’t easy for any player, especially if you’re the former MVP coming back to prove a lot

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LeBron No. 1 in jersey sales, but Rose popular overseas

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The NBA today released its global list of top-selling jerseys for the 2012-13 season. Two-time NBA champion LeBron James of the Miami Heat took the No. 1 spot for the first time with the most popular jersey worldwide. Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls earned the top spot in China, Latin America and Europe, and placed No. 2 on the overall list.

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Bernucca: The Disabled Dozen — Key Injuries as Camps Start

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With NBA training camps now open, every team will be using October to try to answer questions about their rosters. But for teams with injured stars, the questions have greater significance. Like, how long can the Lakers stay afloat without Kobe Bryant? Is Danny Granger going to come off the bench for the Pacers? Are the Warriors really a better team without David Lee? No less than nine current or former All-Stars will start the 2013-14 season with doubt swirling around them because they

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