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2014-15 NBA schedule released

The 2014-15 NBA schedule is here, with some pretty sweet matchups highlighting the season's big days. The opening-night slate comprises Dallas Mavericks-San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets-Los Angeles Lakers. On Christmas, the Cleveland Cavaliers make their first trip to Miami since LeBron James left the Heat, while Western Conference titans Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs square off in Texas. It's all part of a regular season that promises to be compelling.

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  • Which Christmas Day game are you most looking forward to?

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  • Which of these is your favorite day of games during the NBA regular season?

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  • If you were a Heat fan, how would you welcome LeBron James when the Cavaliers play in Miami on Dec. 25?

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  • Which player's return from injury in 2014-15 is more intriguing?

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  • What do you make of the NBA giving teams a full week off around the All-Star break?

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  • How many regular-season NBA games do you usually attend per year?

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  • Which team will finish with the best regular-season record?

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Love to Cavs for Wiggins, more

It's official: Kevin Love is a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joining LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on the new-look team. Meanwhile Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young will try to bring the Timberwolves back to the playoffs. There's no telling what could come of this -- Love is an excellent player, but Wiggins could end up being a superstar, and there's no guarantee whether James' second version of a big three will work out as well as the first.

  • Which of these teams will benefit more from this proposed Kevin Love trade?

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  • How would you characterize Kevin Love?

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  • Is Kevin Love a defensive liability?

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  • How far will the Cavaliers go this season?

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  • How much do you blame Kevin Love for the Timberwolves not making the playoffs during his tenure with the team?

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  • What is Andrew Wiggins' NBA future?

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  • Which player would you rather have in five years?

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  • Which Big Three will end up being better?

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Will Rose, Bulls be big in 2014-15?

Derrick Rose apparently is dazzling in Team USA training. Not only is he throwing down big dunks, but also has assistant Jim Boeheim calling him the "most impressive guy here." This is potentially big news for a former NBA MVP who has missed almost two full seasons with multiple injuries. Will he return to form? How will the Bulls, currently a top contender with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the East, fare in 2014-15?

Will Derrick Rose return to pre-injury form?

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  • Where will Derrick Rose rank among best NBA players in 2014-15?

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  • How will the Bulls fare in 2014-15?

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  • Which team will win the NBA's Eastern Conference in 2014-15?

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  • Which team will win the NBA championship in 2014-15?

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Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love?

The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed Andrew Wiggins on Thursday, meaning he cannot be traded for 30 days. This gives the Minnesota Timberwolves at least that much time to decide whether to send star Kevin Love to Ohio (reportedly in a deal for the 2014 No. 1 overall pick, 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett and a future first-rounder). The Chicago Bulls also seem to have gotten into the mix (with Taj Gibson and Nikola Mirotic as part of their offer), and the Golden State Warriors (provided they trade Klay Thompson) long have been rumored. What will happen?

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  • Which potential trade target would be the best fit for Kevin Love?

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  • Which would be the best offer for the Wolves in a trade for Kevin Love?

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  • If the Cavaliers acquire Kevin Love for Andrew Wiggins, will they win the NBA championship in 2014-15?

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  • Where does Kevin Love rank among current NBA players?

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  • What is Andrew Wiggins' NBA future?

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