National Basketball Association roundup

Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:50pm EDT
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(The Sports Xchange) - The Philadelphia 76ers and point guard Michael Carter-Williams established Nov. 13 as the target date for Carter-Williams' return, reported Thursday.

Carter-Williams, last season's Rookie of the Year, had shoulder surgery in May.

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The Orlando Magic signed center Nikola Vucevic to a contract extension, the team announced.

The team did not provide details of the signing, but multiple media outlets reported earlier that it was a four-year extension.

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NBA Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah said he has no pain in his surgically repaired left knee, but it remains unclear how much playing time he will get early in the season.

"Yeah ... I had surgery," Noah said. "It's fine. It's a work in progress. It's getting better. I'm happy with where it's at. Let me live, man. Jeez."

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Apr 5, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) is defended by Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (8) during the first quarter at the Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports