Derrick Rose in D Rose Short and Family Story Tee

The Hype: One fan suing Derrick Rose for not playing. Also, one fan needs a life.

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There is a fan in Chicago suing Derrick Rose for not playing this season because he claims that Rose’s absence caused him to go into depression and gain weight. Michelle Beadle and Chris Mannix of NBC’s show The Crossover think what you and I did — are you kidding me? Bulls fans have a right to be frustrated but this is one thing you can’t blame on Rose.

As Michelle notes, if Rose isn’t playing shouldn’t you be watching less Bulls and getting off the couch more?

Chris Bosh with between-the-legs pass to cutting Dwyane Wade (VIDEO)

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Miami is going to be a lot of fun to watch this season (if they can stay healthy).

They’ve got athletic, active players who want to run, who move off the ball, and they have good passers. For example, watch Chris Bosh go between the legs to Dwyane Wade in the Heat’s preseason game Sunday.

Bosh had 14 points, and Wade had a dozen, but Charlotte won the exhibition.


Blake Griffin pre-game dunk knocks down shot clock

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The Clippers went north of the border to take on the Raptors in an exhibition game, but it was on the West Coast of Canada in one of the world’s prettiest cities — Vancouver. The two played at the Rogers Arena.

Where, they may want to upgrade the shot clocks behind the backboards. Watch over the shoulder of the Clippers announcers as Griffin dunks in warmups.

Notice that DeAndre Jordan loves this.

Nice to see Griffin dunking like his old self again. If you want another view, the NBA retweeted this.