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Despite the hard foul on Jimmy Butler -- in a preseason game -- the subsequent exchange of bad words and fines and suspensions that ensued, Paul Pierce believes the shooting guard is worthy of bei


Maybe it's because Paul Pierce has been here before -- though not in D.C. -- that makes it easier for him to acknowledge the obvious about Tuesday's game vs.


The Wizards practiced Thursday and are heading to Miami where they'll play the Heat on Friday, but from this point forward the schedule gets significantly tougher. 


Andre Drummond's season isn't off to the start he might've expected, and as a result the Detroit Pistons have lost five of seven entering Wednesday's game vs.


Nene isn't holding out hope that he'll be able to play in the regular-season opener vs.