Bernucca: 10 Predictions for the 2013-14 Season

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This is the time of year where everyone and their mothers offer up a series of fearless prognostications about the upcoming NBA season. Here’s what I can tell you about my skills at predicting the future. If I was really any good at it, I wouldn’t be wasting it on the NBA season. And neither would anyone else. I am not reading tea leaves, interpreting tarot cards, gazing into crystal balls, holding seances, poring over analytics or buying classified information on the


Russell Westbrook has knee scoped, out until December


Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook had a second knee surgery Tuesday and is out until December. Thunder GM Sam Presti announced that Westbrook had an arthroscopic procedure after experiencing swelling in his surgically repaired right knee caused by a loose stitch. Westbrook originally hurt the knee in the 2013 postseason. Westbrook is expected to miss the first four to six weeks of the regular season, which means his entire recovery period could require up to 10 weeks. When Westbrook went down


Tweet of the Night: Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade’s heated exchange

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Real beef or a publicity stunt? Kevin Durant chatted with Cinesport’s Noah Coslov about various topics, including the omission of his former teammate James Harden from the list of Top 10 players by Sports Illustrated. He proceeded to say that Dwyane Wade, who was No. 8 on the list, should be replaced by Harden without getting into the details on why he thinks that should be the case. Wade apparently found out what was said by the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar and


Tweet of the Day: NBA world captivated by Johnny Football

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In a 12 month span, Johnny Manziel went from a young quarterback playing in the heart of Texas to the globally known sports figure he is today. Commonly known as Johnny Football, the 20-year-old QB for the Texas A&M Aggies has captivated the attention of many in the sports world, including the NBA and its players. Millions will tune in Saturday afternoon as sixth ranked Texas A&M will square off against number-one ranked Alabama in a highly anticipated match. Johnny football is too


Evening News: Extension talks stall between Bulls and Deng; Durant open to working with Olajuwon

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In today’s latest NBA news, Chicago and Luol Deng remain distant in negotiations for a contract extension, Kevin Durant tells the media that he would welcome an opportunity to train with Hakeem Olajuwon, and the Mavericks go bargain-hunting on another free agent big man. Contract negotiations stall between Bulls and Deng Sam Aggrey of Comcast SportsNet Chicago reports contract talks between the Chicago Bulls and their All Star swingman, Luol Deng, have hit an impasse.  Deng, who is entering the final year of