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Maurice Harkless, POR
Harkless (ankle) will be given a lot of opportunity to with the Blazers this season, the Boston Globe reports. "Mo was very high on our board a few years ago in the draft," general manager Neil Olshey said. "We were excited about him. He has a lot of potential. He fits our model right now; he's an emerging young player. He's got a lot of talent. We have a lot of faith in our player development staff and our coaches that guys hit their ceilings, and we know Mo's not even close to his ceiling at t more
Josh McRoberts, MIA
McRoberts (right knee) participated in player-organized practices this week, the Miami Herald reports. "Medically I'm in a good spot and I'm especially excited with our new additions," McRoberts said. more
Chris Bosh, MIA
Bosh (blood clots on lungs) looked good in player-organized practices this week, the Miami Herald reports. more
Kelly Olynyk, BOS
Olynyk (left knee) returned to practice Saturday and was able to participate in about 80 percent of the drills, but he remains doubtful for Tuesday's game, TSN reports. more
Bojan Bogdanovic, BKN
Bogdanovic sat out Friday's Eurobasket friendly with a swollen right ankle that he originally suffered Thursday. more
Alexis Ajinca, NO
Ajinca has been dealing with pain in his Achilles tendon and will not play in Eurobasket with the French national team, Eurohoops.net reports. more
Kyrie Irving, CLE
Irving (knee) will be brought back slowly from a fractured kneecap suffered during the Eastern Conference Finals, and he could remain out until January, Cleveland.com reports. more
Jrue Holiday, NO
Holiday is expected to be ready for the start of the season, though he'll likely have a minutes restriction, Scott Kushner of The Advocate reports. more
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, CHA
Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Hornets, the Charlotte Observer reports. more
Omri Casspi, SAC
Casspi did not compete in Isreal's two-game tuneup against Serbia on Saturday and Sunday due to an illness, David Pick of Basketball Insiders reports. more
Wesley Matthews, DAL
Matthews believes he'll be ready for the start of the season, Bobby Karalla of Mavs.com reports. more
Chandler Parsons, DAL
Parsons (knee surgery) posted a video on Instagram last week that showed him taking low-impact three-point shots. more
Ricky Rubio, MIN
Rubio (ankle) is expected to be 100 percent healthy for training camp, KSTP reports. more
Jonas Valanciunas, TOR
Valanciunas worked with Jack Sikma this offseason and improved the range on his jump shot, Postmedia Network reports. more
Jae Crowder, BOS
Crowder (left ACL sprain) participated in full workouts this last week, the Boston Globe reports. more
Kobe Bryant, LAL
Bryant (shoulder) posted on social media that he was shooting for the first time since undergoing shoulder surgery to repair a torn right rotator cuff in January. more
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