• 76ers sign Emeka Okafor

    Fanrag Sports "While it was previously reported that the Philadelphia 76ers would be signing veteran big man Kris Humphries, the Eastern Conference franchise made such a move official on Monday morning. But wait, there’s more! In addition to announcing the addition of Humphries, the 76ers have also formally..." September 25

  • After Trump’s tweet, here’s what Hornets owner Michael Jordan says country needs

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan added his voice Sunday night to those supporting professional athletes expressing themselves on social issues. In response to an Observer question about President Donald Trump rescinding an invitation to the White House for the Golden State Warriors,..." September 25

  • Bulls, Dwyane Wade Reach Buyout Agreement

    Hoops Rumors "The Bulls and Dwyane Wade have reached an agreement on a buyout, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune tweets. The early favorites for Wade’s services are the Spurs, Cavaliers and Heat, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweets. Miami is currently positioned to pay him the most money this..." September 25

  • Spurs’ Parker predicts November return

    San Antonio Express-News "On the eve of the Spurs’ Media Day, a report surfaced that bodes well for point guard Tony Parker returning to the court sooner than expected after he suffered a postseason-ending left quad injury in May. Parker told L’Equipe that a recent MRI revealed his tendon is healed and that doctors have..." September 25

  • Sources: Cavs, Spurs, Heat among Dwyane Wade's top suitors

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers have emerged as a clear favorite to land newly minted free agent Dwyane Wade, after he agreed to a buyout agreement with the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, sources told ESPN.com. Wade agreed to leave about $8 million of his $23.8 million salary on the table after talks between..." September 25

  • Milwaukee Bucks sign Anthony, Green to finalize training camp roster

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "With media day less than 24 hours away and training camp set to begin Tuesday, the Milwaukee Bucks unveiled their 20-man training camp roster Sunday evening. The full roster announcement came along with the news that the team had signed veterans Gerald Green and Joel Anthony to training camp..." September 25

  • Atlanta Hawks and John Jenkins Agree To Deal

    Basketball Insiders "The Atlanta Hawks and free agent guard John Jenkins have agreed to a training camp deal, a league source told Basketball Insiders. The addition of Jenkins will give Atlanta 20 players heading into training camp. Jenkins drew interest from several other teams, including the Minnesota..." September 25

  • DeAndre Liggins Reportedly Traded to Hawks from Clippers; Will Be Waived

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Clippers cleared $1.67 million in a trade exemption by dealing DeAndre Liggins to the Atlanta Hawks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Per Wojnarowski, the Hawks plan to waive Liggins, who has a non-guaranteed contract. The 29-year-old spent most of 2016-17 with the..." September 25

  • Knicks asked Cavs for Tristan Thompson in Carmelo Anthony trade talks

    CBS Sports "The Knicks knew they were going to lose Carmelo Anthony at some point this offseason. He had made it clear that he wasn't going to be returning to the team and demanded a trade. New York, meanwhile, just wanted to move on from this whole mess. One of the teams he was willing to go via trade was..." September 24

  • Bulls reach terms with restricted free agent Nikola Mirotic

    Chicago Tribune "Negotiations took longer than both sides anticipated, but the Nikola Mirotic saga ended Sunday in the manner that everyone predicted. Mirotic will report to Monday's Media Day activities as a Bull. The restricted free agent forward agreed to a two-year, $27 million deal that contains a team..." September 24

  • Mark Cuban: Trump has “got to be able to take the blowback” from comments

    Pro Basketball Talk "President Donald Trump used the bully pulpit of his office to, well, bully — he fired shots at the NFL over its concussion protocols and players kneeling during the national anthem. Then he rescinded his invite to the White House to the Warriors after Stephen Curry said he would vote not to..." September 24

  • Steve Kerr Writes Article to Donald Trump, Says Protest Comments 'Crushed' Him

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr spoke about Donald Trump's decision to revoke the team's invitation to the White House on Sunday, as told to Chris Ballard of SI.com. An excerpt from Kerr's comments follows: "I’ve been fortunate enough to meet President Reagan, both Bushes,..." September 24

  • Len signs Suns' $4.2M qualifying offer

    Clutch Points "Center Alex Len has signed his one-year qualifying offer from the Phoenix Suns, making him an unrestricted free agent next summer. Shams Charania of The Vertical was first to report the news. Len averaged 8.0 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game on 49.7-percent shooting for the Suns in..." September 24

  • Isaiah Canaan agrees to non-guaranteed deal with Thunder

    Sportando " Guard Isaiah Canaan has agreed to a non guaranteed camp deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, as first reported by Darren Wolfson and then confirmed by Shams Charania. Last season Canaan averaged 4.6 points per game with the Chicago Bulls. " September 24

  • LeBron in video message: Americans need to come together as Trump ‘tries to divide us’

    USA Today "LeBron James followed up his tweet in which he called President Donald Trump a “bum” for withdrawing Warriors champ Steph Curry’s invitation to the White House (even though Curry already said he wasn’t going) with a video message that he shared through the Uninterrupted. James said that he..." September 23

  • Warriors say they will still visit Washington, focus on diversity

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors issued a statement on behalf of the team Saturday in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to deny them a White House invite. The team said that they were “disappointed” that they were not given the opportunity to have an open dialogue on issues that matter to..." September 23

  • Trey Burke Reportedly Finalizing Contract with Thunder

    Bleacher Report "The Oklahoma City Thunder are reportedly working to finalize a contract with free-agent point guard Trey Burke on Saturday, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania. The news comes hours after ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Thunder had agreed to trade Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott..." September 23

  • Enes Kanter Went Live on Periscope in OKC With Some Kids; Commenters Tell Him He’s Been Traded

    Black Sports Online "I would hope that OKC hit him up to tell him about the trade before they leaked it to Woj, but if they didn’t the Periscope commenters decided to let him know. Remember just a couple of days ago Kanter said this. View image on Twitter " September 23

  • Westbrook, George played ‘immense part’ in getting Carmelo Anthony to Thunder

    Larry Brown Sports "If you’re wondering how involved Russell Westbrook and Paul George were in getting Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City, we have a clear answer. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Westbrook and George were instrumental in convincing Anthony to approve a trade to the Thunder once it became..." September 23

  • Phil Jackson Releases a Confusing or Weed Influenced Tweet About Carmelo Trade

    Black Sports Online "Phil Jackson is either smoking some really good weed or he is just trying to confuse us with some Zen like thoughts. Whatever the case he hadn’t tweet in almost a month, but the decided to drop a tweet on the day that Carmelo was traded to Thunder. If you can figure it out, please let us..." September 23

  • Knicks Agree To Trade Carmelo Anthony To Thunder

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks have reached an agreement with the Thunder that will send Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City, reports Adrian Wojanrowski of ESPN (Twitter links). According to Wojnarowski, the deal will send Doug McDermott and Enes Kanter to New York, along with a draft pick. Shams Charania of The..." September 23

  • Kobe Bryant calls out President Trump for inspiring 'dissension and hatred'

    CBS Sports "During the Golden State Warriors' media day on Friday, Stephen Curry made it clear that he had no interest in going to the White House in honor of the team's championship, but noted that the team would discuss the opportunity, and make a final decision together. However, just about 12 hours..." September 23

  • LeBron Responds to Trump Uninviting Stephen Curry to White House

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James fired back at President Donald Trump on Saturday after Trump said Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors was no longer invited to the White House to commemorate his team's NBA title. LeBron took a shot at Trump and backed the Warriors guard in the..." September 23

  • Chris Paul blasts Donald Trump via Twitter

    Fanrag Sports "Shortly after Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James offered a sharp criticism of President Donald Trump on Twitter, Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul did the same in response to Trump’s recent comments on the National Football League and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry. In his..." September 23

  • Carmelo Anthony Considering Adding Portland To Trade List

    Hoops Rumors "Just 72 hours before media day, Carmelo Anthony added the Cavaliers and Thunder to the list of teams for which he would waive his no-trade clause. The 12-time NBA All-Star is also “heavily considering” adding the Trail Blazers to the list, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. Portland..." September 23

  • Why the Miami Heat May Begin Losing Relevance

    The Sports Post "As another NBA chapter nears, it’s time for our season previews. Can the Heat pick up where they left off? Expected Conference Ranking: 5th Best Move of the Offseason: Keeping the band together. A team that goes 30-11 over any stretch of a season deserves to be brought back. There is..." September 23

  • Suns acquire Devin Booker nemesis Troy Daniels from Memphis Grizzlies

    Arizona Republic "The Suns' acquisition of guard Troy Daniels, along with a second-round pick, from Memphis could be a little awkward at the beginning of their new relationship. Daniels and Suns guard Devin Booker had a memorable exchange last year, and now they are teammates. From an azcentral sports story..." September 23

  • Donald Trump says Warriors not welcome at White House

    ABC News "President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday morning that the Golden State Warriors are not welcome to the White House to celebrate their 2017 NBA championship. There had not been previous indication of a White House invitation for the Warriors, but it had been looking increasingly unlikely that the..." September 23

  • Knicks reached out to Cavaliers in recent days regarding a potential Carmelo Anthony trade

    New York Daily News "Hoping they can deal Carmelo Anthony before training camp, the Knicks reached out to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the last 10 days to gauge their interest in a possible trade, a source told the Daily News. Although Anthony still desires Houston as a destination, the Knicks have not budged on..." September 23

  • Carmelo Anthony has Cavs, Thunder on expanded wish list

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star, has given the New York Knicks an expanded list of teams -- including the Cleveland Cavaliers -- for which he would be willing to waive his no-trade clause, league sources told ESPN. Team sources told ESPN's Ian Begley that the Knicks also were informed..." September 23

  • Paul George says on Instagram he didn't expect the Pacers would trade him

    CBS Sports "Paul George had a rather active offseason. The future for George seemed up in the air after not making All-NBA and a first-round exit from the playoffs. How could the Pacers possibly keep him with the current status of their team? Well, turns out they couldn't because George reportedly informed..." September 23

  • NBA's Morris twins trial: Witness testifies she saw one brother beat her friend

    Arizona Republic "A friend of the man accusing two former Phoenix Suns players of beating him in 2015 testified Thursday that she saw either Marcus or Markieff Morris, along with other men, beat the victim so badly that she had to take him to an emergency room. "He was like in a daze," Sherika Sherad testified,..." September 23

  • Andrew Wiggins mulling Minnesota Timberwolves' max offer without agent

    NBA.com "Andrew Wiggins has a five-year, $148 million contract offer from the Minnesota Timberwolves sitting right in front of him just waiting to be signed. In his typical, laid-back fashion, Wiggins is greeting the life-changing money with a shrug of the shoulders and a "what's the big deal?" Even..." September 23

  • For Kevin Durant, troll season ends now

    ESPN "This summer should have been a victory lap for Kevin Durant after his sublime NBA Finals. Validation after proving himself on the biggest stage in basketball. A continuation of that magical night in late June when the Golden State Warriors clinched at home and the basketball world hailed him as..." September 23

  • John Wall fights back tears while thanking his mom

    USA Today "The Washington Wizards' John Wall gave a touching speech at the University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday night. The most emotional part was when he thanked his mom. Wall asked her to stand up so that everyone could applaud her. Then, he said that he hoped she..." September 23

  • Curry will vote against Warriors’ team trip to White House

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors will hold a team vote on whether to accept an invite to the White House, but one prominent player won’t be in favor. Stephen Curry said Wednesday on “The Jump” that he will vote no on a trip to the White House in protest of President Donald Trump." September 22

  • Draymond Green had no sympathy for Kevin Durant over Twitter shenanigans

    Sporting News "When it comes to social media mishaps, Draymond Green had it a lot worse than Kevin Durant, so he had no sympathy for his Warriors teammate's recent Twitter woes. Durant admitted earlier this week he had created fake Twitter accounts to defend himself online after getting caught posting about..." September 22

  • Report: Pistons ‘Found Little Interest’ in Andre Drummond on Trade Market

    SLAM Online "The Detroit Pistons have reportedly “found little interest” in Andre Drummond since making their 24-year-old center available last season. According to ESPN’s Zach Lowe, Drummond’s regression on defense has hurt his trade value. The Pistons sniffed out the Drummond trade market for much of..." September 22

  • Thunder GM not concerned MVP Russell Westbrook has yet to sign $207M extension

    CBS Sports "Going into training camp, one of the biggest stories for the Oklahoma City Thunder is how Russell Westbrook has still not signed the massive five-year, $207M extension that has been on the table since back in June. Even with the new revelation that Westbrook recently underwent a PRP injection on..." September 22

  • Wizards’ Markieff Morris expected to miss six to eight weeks after having sports hernia surgery

    Washington Post "On Friday, Morris underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia and the team announced he is expected to miss approximately six to eight weeks. According to the timeline, the earliest Morris could return would be Nov. 3, seven games into the regular season when the Wizards host the Eastern..." September 22

  • J. R. Smith on LeBron's Future: 'He'll Be Wherever the F**k He Wants

    TMZ "J.R. Smith was asked about LeBron James ditching the Cavs ... and went COMPLETELY NUCLEAR -- telling the guy who brought it up to get the "f*ck outta here!" It all went down outside Poppy in L.A. -- one of the hottest new restaurants in West Hollywood -- when a photog hit a nerve by asking if..." September 22

  • Thunder GM Sam Presti praises Kevin Durant in wake of tweets

    ESPN "In the wake of Kevin Durant's deleted tweets that slammed his former team and coach, Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti responded on Friday by taking the high road and praising Durant's time in Oklahoma City. "I think the only thing I can say to that is just to be consistent with..." September 22

  • Carmelo Is Expected To Start The Season With The Knicks

    Dime Magazine "The talk about Carmelo Anthony finally leaving the Knicks appears to have been overblown. Despite some cautious optimism from his team and a flurry of rumors that he could be traded before Knicks media day on Monday, it seems many are finally resigned to let him appear in a Knicks uniform at that..." September 22

  • Suns To Sign Anthony Bennett

    Hoops Rumors "The Suns have reached an agreement to sign former first overall pick Anthony Bennett to a contract, reports Shams Charania of The Vertical (via Twitter). According to Charania, Bennett’s deal with Phoenix will be non-guaranteed. Bennett, 24, has bounced around the NBA since being selected with..." September 22

  • Carmelo Anthony Not Mentioned In Knicks GM’s Rebuilding Plan

    NESN "Carmelo Anthony still is a member of the New York Knicks, but you wouldn’t know it if you read new Knicks general manager Scott Perry’s plan to reshape the franchise. The first-year general manager laid out his plan to rebuild the Knicks in a blog on MSG’s official website. And while the..." September 22

  • Steve Kerr: No decision on White House visit until we discuss as team

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors plan to meet as a team this fall to discuss whether they'll celebrate their NBA championship at the White House, team and league officials told ESPN. "We will meet as a team to discuss it and make a decision," Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told ESPN. The Warriors,..." September 22

  • New Knicks forward Michael Beasley calls Stephen A. Smith a liar, explains why he quit smoking weed

    New York Daily News "Michael Beasley took strong exception to Stephen A. Smith for bringing up his past issues with marijuana, and fired back at the ESPN host by calling him "a liar" who has created tales about relationships with players. Explaining that he cleaned up his act five years ago for the sake of his..." September 22

  • Jeff Hornacek won’t touch radioactive Porzingis reports

    New York Post "Jeff Hornacek said any notion he and Kristaps Porzingis are on the outs is false. According to a source, the Porzingis-Hornacek dynamic last season was radioactive. Former Post columnist Peter Vecsey reported one of the reasons he blew off the infamous exit meeting was over an incident in which..." September 22

  • Russell Westbrook received PRP injection

    Fanrag Sports "Oklahoma City Thunder executive Sam Presti told Royce Young of ESPN on Friday morning that point guard Russell Westbrook had a PRP injection in his right knee and will miss the first few days of training camp, while nothing that in regards to the point guard’s status, it’s “nothing..." September 22

  • Wiggins, Wolves Nearing Five-Year, $148M Max Contract

    Real GM Basketball "Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves are expected to soon finalize a five-year, $148 million max contract. Wiggins was the first overall pick in the 2014 draft out of Kansas by the Cleveland CAvaliers and was subsequently traded to the Wolves in the Kevin Love trade. Wiggins averaged..." September 22