NBA: News, Rumors, Injuries -- Recapping The Week And Looking Ahead

The NBA season is still in its early stages, but there's still plenty of intrigue to be had as we move our way through November. The Golden State Warriors are 10-0 for the first time in franchise history. The team they defeated in the 2015 NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavs, have won eight straight since a season-opening loss. Chaos is reigning with both the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers as both California rivals sputter out of the gates. We're here to break down the aftermath of the week that was and look ahead with our NBA news, rumors and injuries recap.

French-born players issued their thoughts and prayers to their countrymen affected by the Paris tragedies on Friday while they continued playing with their respective NBA teams over here in North America: “It’s just a crazy world. You think you’re safe, you’re just walking down the street and the next thing you know, people start shooting,” New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca said. “My prayers go to my family and friends.”

Cleveland Cavaliers star guard Kyrie Irving has been cleared for "weight-bearing activities" as he continues his recovery from surgery on his left knee, per Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

The Washington Wizards are going to keep their free-agent pitch to Kevin Durant "low-key and simple," reports Sean Deveney of the Sporting News.

Speaking of Kevin Durant, the Miami Heat are prepping for a pitch of their own next summer. The Miami Herald's Barry Jackson indicates that Miami has left room on next year's salary cap ledger to make a run at free agents like Durant, DeMar DeRozan and Al Jefferson.

New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher is aware that he needs to do a "better job" all together, per a report by's Ian Begley.

Andre Drummond intends to re-sign with the Detroit Pistons in restricted free agency next summer, he told Yahoo! Sports earlier this week.

Miami Heat swingman Gerald Green says he's "ashamed" of the incident which led to his two-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team, per Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald.

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