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Woody, Edwards like Titans' edge at QB vs. 'rebuilding' Browns (0:43)
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Another fast start for LeBron

LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 29 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists in Cleveland's season-opening win over the Celtics on Tuesday. He has scored at least 25 points in 10 season openers, tying Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone for the third-most games of this type in NBA history. Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins each had 11 such performances on opening night. (Elias Sports Bureau)

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

First injury report for Titans shows S Jabrill Peppers did not practice, and that DL Jamie Meder and Danny Shelton, WR Kenny Britt and CB Jamar Taylor were limited.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs signed guard London Perrantes to fill the second of their two "two-way" player slots on Wednesday, a team source tells ESPN. Perrantes and guard John Holland can both spend up to 45 days with the Cavs this season and the rest of their time will be spent playing for the Canton Charge, Cleveland's G-League affiliate. Perrantes averaged 12.7 points, 3.7 assists and 3 rebounds as a senior at Virginia last season. The Vertical first reported his signing.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Hue Jackson on whether DeShone Kizer will be the starter the rest of the season: “I'm not gonna say the rest of the season but he's the guy right now. I hope he is (the rest of the season).”

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

S Jabrill Peppers did not practice Wednesday due to a toe injury. Hue Jackson said the team would see how he progresses during the week.

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Kizer motivated by new opportunity to start (0:41)
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Going back to Kizer the right move? (1:05)
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Shelburne on NBA's opening night

Who will be the Lakers' starting five be come opening night? Plus, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne talks about Gordon Hayward's ghastly injury, Draymond Green's status and Chris Paul's poor performance.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Hogan had his ribs X-rayed after Houston loss. Results were negative. Hue Jackson will address if that affects him being third QB when he meets media.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Hogan, who started last Sunday, will be the third QB this week, per ESPN's Adam Schefter and Field Yates. Cody Kessler will be the backup behind Deshone Kizer, who regains the starting job.

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LeBron opens season ready to go (1:02)
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Can Penn State survive the next three weeks? (1:45)
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LeBron shakes ankle woes in near triple-double

LeBron James was limited to playing just one preseason game, thanks to an ankle injury, but he showed no ill effects as he finished one assist shy of a triple-double in the Cavaliers' opening night win over the Celtics.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James said the Cleveland fan base gave Kyrie Irving a pretty easy time during his first return trip to Quicken Loans Arena. "It was nothing," James said. "That was nothing. What do you want me to say? I've experienced big boos before. That was like a pat on the back. It could never… I love our fans to death. That was nothing."