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Rose to practice soon, unsure for opener

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CHICAGO (AP) Derrick Rose may be cleared to begin activity within a week, and be able to practice shortly thereafter, Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said Monday.

The Bulls haven't ruled Rose out for the opening game of the regular season against Cleveland Oct. 27. He had surgery Sept. 30 on a fractured left orbital bone suffered in practice a day earlier.

"Derrick, hopefully in another week, will be able to start getting active again, and then hopefully start practicing shortly thereafter," Hoiberg said.


Wolves' Lowry scores 40, hits 6 3s

TORONTO (AP) Kyle Lowry scored 40 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-105 on Monday night.

Lowry, who broke the franchise record for points in a preseason game set by Vince Carter (38), hit six 3-pointers and was 13 for 18 from the field.


James has 14 in 25 minutes at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) LeBron James scored 14 points, thrilling fans with a breakaway dunk, but Cleveland lost to Memphis 91-81 in a preseason game at Ohio State on Monday night.

James, who only played 25 minutes, is a huge fan of the Buckeyes and has a locker in the men's basketball facility.


Anthony scores 18, Knicks stay unbeaten

NEW YORK (AP) Derrick Williams scored 21 points and Carmelo Anthony added 18 to help the New York Knicks remain unbeaten in the preseason with a 94-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

Isaiah Canaan had 18 points and Christian Wood had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the 76ers. Wood is an undrafted rookie out of UNLV.


Pelicans' Davis has 26 in native Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) Anthony Davis, playing in his hometown, scored 26 points on 10-for-16 shooting to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 123-115 preseason win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.

BULLS: Rookie Bobby Portis led the Bulls with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Doug McDermott had 17 and Tony Snell added 15 points for Chicago.


Aldridge scores 17, Duncan shoots 7 of 7

MIAMI (AP) Gerald Green scored 17 points to help the Miami Heat get their first win of the exhibition season with a 97-94 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.

San Antonio led 84-71 after three quarters. But with both teams resting their starters in favor of younger players, the Heat outscored the Spurs 26-10 in the fourth.


Blazers' Leonard scores 19, Lillard sits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Meyers Leonard scored 19 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 88-81 in preseason action Monday night.

The Blazers improved to 2-2 despite Damian Lillard sitting with a left ankle injury.


Harden bruises knee in Rockets' loss

HIDALGO, Texas (AP) Houston star James Harden scored 12 points before leaving in the second quarter with a bruised right knee and the Orlando Magic went on to a 123-119 exhibition victory over the Rockets on Sunday night.

Harden was injured when he banged his knee into Evan Fournier playing defense on a fast break. He walked gingerly off the court and didn't return. Coach Kevin McHale said after the game that he didn't have any more information on Harden's injury.


Bryant sharp in 19 minutes as Lakers win

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kobe Bryant scored 21 points and Roy Hibbert had 16 rebounds, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 126-83 exhibition rout of Israel's Maccabi Haifa on Sunday night.

Bryant, about to begin his 20th NBA season more than nine months after undergoing right shoulder surgery, played 19 minutes and made six of 10 shots while going 4 for 6 from 3-point range.


Gallinari ready for new role in Denver

DENVER (AP) Danilo Gallinari wants everyone to know this: His surgically repaired left knee, the one that took three procedures to fix and nearly two seasons to fully trust, no longer bothers him.

The Denver Nuggets forward doesn't need to be on any sort of minutes restriction. He doesn't need days off during the season. And he certainly doesn't need to be coddled.

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