| I don't see a clear-cut dominant team this year. So my preseason national champion is the team with the best chance of going undefeated. It's the only team with a chance of making it through the regular season unscathed.
To see how Jason Whitlock voted in The Associated Press preseason poll, click here.
LeBron apologizes after swatting shot into teammate's face
LeBron James offered up an apology to teammate Channing Frye after rejecting a shot into his face during the Cavs' 117-88 win over the Knicks.
Smith breaks down Knicks' D, James finishes with authority
J.R. Smith slices through the Knicks' defense, and LeBron James does the rest by throwing it down to give the Cavaliers a 56-49 lead.
Lightning goalie loses two teeth making save with mask
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop makes the stop with his mask, but loses two teeth in the process. Bishop remained in the game and made 40 saves in Tampa Bay's win.