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Report Card Grades for Each Houston Rockets 2016 Free-Agent Signing

The Houston Rockets offseason is reminiscent of the famous Saturday Night Live "Cowbell" sketch, a fictional reenactment of Blue Oyster Cult recording "(Don’t Fear) the Reaper." Will Ferrell plays "Gene Frenkle," a cowbell player. Christopher...Show More Summary

NBA Summer League 2016: Friday Schedule, Latest Las Vegas Standings and Stats

As if the NBA Summer League stakes weren't low enough, eight teams have been relegated to consolation play Friday. Knocked out during Wednesday's opening round, these squads will close out their stays in Las Vegas before the eight remaining...Show More Summary

NBA Summer League 2016: Top Takeaways from July 14 in Las Vegas

It’s become an annual tradition at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas: A parade of Big Blue accounting for a wildcat’s share of Sin City’s best basketball. From John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins to Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist...Show More Summary

Larry Nance Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Wrist and Return

Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance suffered a wrist injury during Thursday night's Summer League game against the Cleveland Cavaliers Continue for updates. Nance's Wrist Injury Could Be Long Term Friday, July 15 According to Serena Winters of Lakers Nations, Nance suffered the injury in the fourth quarter when he fell awkwardly on the wrist. Show More Summary

Anderson Varejao, Warriors Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

The Golden State Warriors continued fleshing out their bench Thursday, agreeing to a one-year contract with veteran big man Anderson Varejao. Varejao's PR firm passed along the news, per Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group. TheShow More Summary

Cavaliers vs. Lakers: Live Scores, Highlights for NBA Summer League 2016

Kay Felder and the Cleveland Cavaliers are set to take on Brandon Ingram and the Los Angeles Lakers, Thursday in a second-round game at the Las Vegas Summer League. Ingram, the No. 2 pick in the 2016 draft, comes in averaging 8.7 points on 30.8 percent shooting. Tipoff: 10:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Manu Ginobili Re-Signs with Spurs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Manu Ginobili will be suiting up for the San Antonio Spurs for a 15th season. According to The Vertical's Shams Charania, he and the Spurs agreed to terms on a one-year deal worth $14 million Thursday. Michael C. Wright of ESPN.com confirmed...Show More Summary

Raymond Felton Reportedly to Clippers: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

Like it has for many players, a stint with the Dallas Mavericks helped rejuvenate Raymond Felton's NBA career. Now he'll try to carry that improvement over to Los Angeles. Felton and the Clippers agreed in principle on a contract Thursday, per Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com and Dan Woike of the SoCal News Group. Show More Summary

International NBA Notebook: A Summer-League Baller's Showdown with Death

LAS VEGAS — Kyle Kuric felt like someone had been dribbling watermelons inside his head. The booming was unbearable. He thought he was going nuts. It started off the size of a tennis ball. But the former Louisville forward quickly realized the traumatic aching in his head required medical attention. Show More Summary

NBA Summer League 2016: Scores and Highlights from Thursday's Las Vegas Results

Spots in the quarterfinals at the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League were up for grabs Thursday, with eight games on tap and 16 teams looking to advance in the tournament. Below, we'll break down the day's action and top highlights from every game on the schedule. Washington Wizards Def. Show More Summary

Report Card Grades for Each NY Knicks Free-Agent Signing

Team president Phil Jackson, general manager Steve Mills and director of player personnel Mark Warkentien : Your homemade cookies, wrapped in a shiny bow, are on their way. Some observers have dismissed your New York Knicks' offseason...Show More Summary

Terrence Jones to Pelicans: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

After four inconsistent seasons with the Houston Rockets, forward Terrence Jones has reportedly signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Vertical's Shams Charania first reported Jones and the Pelicans were nearing an...Show More Summary

76ers vs. Nets: Live Scores, Highlights for NBA Summer League 2016

Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers are set to take on the Brooklyn Nets in the second round of the Las Vegas Summer League tournament. Simmons enters averaging 10.0 points, 7.2 rebounds and 5.4 assists over five games in Salt Lake City and Vegas. Tipoff : 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary

The Biggest Hurdle Each Top-10 NBA Draft Pick Faces During 2016-17 Rookie Season

Every rookie enters the NBA with a specific set of challenges. For some, the hurdles are related to their skill sets. Others have to overcome questionable athleticism or physical tools. In some cases, prospects are simply drafted into difficult situations based on roster fit. Even the No. Show More Summary

Kyrie Irving Reveals He FaceTimed Kobe Bryant After Cavs Won NBA Title

When athletes win the ultimate championship title in their respective sports, they want to do nothing but celebrate with their teammates, family and closest friends. For Kyrie Irving, the championship celebration would not have beenShow More Summary

Davis Bertans to Spurs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

A half-decade after being selected in the 2011 NBA draft, Latvian forward Davis Bertans is coming stateside. The San Antonio Spurs announced that they officially signed Bertans on Thursday. On July 6, Bleacher Report's David Pick reported that the sides agreed to a two-year contract. Bertans, 23, was the No. Show More Summary

Clippers' JJ Redick Rips Critics of 'Superteams,' Sees Unfair Double Standard

As all the haters lay into Kevin Durant for leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder for the record-setting Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers guard JJ Redick has something to say. There is an unfair double standard when it comes to...Show More Summary

The San Antonio Spurs Are Gonna Be Just Fine, Despite Tim Duncan's Retirement

Tim Duncan's decision to retire from the NBA changes the San Antonio Spurs forever. They cannot replace him or what he did, or everything for which he stood. Soldiering on without him, for the first time in nearly two decades, will be a self-admitted challenge. "Timmy's not walking through the door to save us anymore," general manager R.C. Show More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Top Buzz Surrounding Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin and More

While the NBA's free-agent frenzy has come to an end aside from a few stragglers, there may be more moves to come that could shift the league's balance of power on the trade front. Chief among them is the status of Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook. Show More Summary

The 5 NBA Trade Candidates Who Have to Move Before 2016 Offseason Ends

The NBA's free-agent frenzy is over, but that doesn't mean players are done switching teams. Yes, that's right: Summertime trading season is officially here. Teams aren't typically in a rush to deal expendable parts this time of year. Show More Summary

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