NEW YORK (AP) Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut, Derrick Rose scored 13 points after missing most of the last two seasons, and the Bulls spoiled Derek Fisher's first ga


MIAMI (AP) Chris Bosh had 26 points and 15 rebounds, Norris Cole scored a career-high 23 points after winning Miami's starting point-guard job, and the Heat opened the post-LeBron James era with


INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) They have the game's best player, back on his home turf. They have two other All-Stars, each capable of dominating any game.


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber wrote to team employees to say that he regrets if anybody was offended by his unintentional use of ''hoodish'' in an email.


LAS VEGAS (AP) Before the last NBA season, Jeff Sherman thought the Philadelphia 76ers would be so bad they wouldn't win 17 games.