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NBA Rumors: Examining Potential Moves from Around the League

The NBA rumor mill has slowed down since the first week of free agency, but general managers aren't done trying to improve their rosters. Although the big names are off the board, organizations will keep looking for quality talent either through free agency or trades right up until the start of the regular season and possibly beyond. Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for LA Clippers Rookie Brice Johnson in 2016-17

It took four years for Brice Johnson to sell himself as a first-round NBA talent. After three frustratingly inconsistent seasons at North Carolina, his final year was anything but. Johnson broke out his senior season and helped leadShow More Summary

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

After five days of freewheeling action in Las Vegas, the NBA Summer League officially enters tournament mode on Wednesday. The 24 teams are seeded in a single-elimination tournament. The Toronto Raptors claimed the top spot, and along...Show More Summary

Richard Hamilton: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Free Agent SG

Retired shooting guard Richard Hamilton may be making a return to the NBA for the first time since 2013. Hamilton told CBS Sports on Tuesday that he's giving himself an ultimatum of sorts to see if he can give it another go at age 38, per CBSSports.com's Ananth Pandian: I'm giving myself thirty days where I am really hitting the gym. Show More Summary

NBA Summer League 2016: Top Takeaways from July 12 in Las Vegas

Scratches scrawled across one arm, ice pack on the opposite shoulder, no shirt in sight, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons approached the media scrum in the bowels of the Thomas & Mack Center looking like a young man already mangled...Show More Summary

Adam Silver Comments on Potentially Moving 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday the league's board of governors did not come to a decision regarding Charlotte's status as the host city for the 2017 All-Star Game, which has been called into question because of North Carolina's...Show More Summary

Adam Silver Comments on Kevin Durant's Signing with Warriors, Superteams in NBA

While NBA Commissioner Adam Silver supports Kevin Durant's decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors under the confines of free agency and the rules as they stand, he does not believe the coalescing of talent is best for the league. "Just...Show More Summary

NBA Announces Changes to Intentional Foul Rules

The NBA announced changes to its intentional fouling rules Tuesday following years of debate regarding teams' various Hack-a-Shaq strategies. According to the league's official press release, the NBA Board of Governors approved a rule...Show More Summary

Isaiah Canaan to Bulls: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Free-agent guard Isaiah Canaan reportedly agreed to a two-year, $2.2 million deal with the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday, per Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com. USA Today Sports' Jeff Zillgitt confirmed the report. Canaan averaged 11 points per game last season with the Philadelphia 76ers. More to follow. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Draymond Green Comments on Arrest, Alleged Assault

Golden State Warriors All-Star Draymond Green acknowledged he made a mistake on Tuesday while speaking about his arrest for allegedly assaulting a man during an altercation at a restaurant in East Lansing, Michigan, this past Sunday. "I think when things happen, I think you meet them head-on," said Green, per the San Jose Mercury News' Jimmy Durkin. Show More Summary

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

Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers will take on the Golden State Warriors in NBA Summer League action in Las Vegas on Tuesday night. Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft, is averaging eight points and 7.5 rebounds per...Show More Summary

Gregg Popovich Comments on Tim Duncan's Decision to Retire

Seldom does San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich dish out gaudy praise or open up to the media, but in the aftermath of Tim Duncan's retirement, he spoke Tuesday about the man who played 19 seasons under him. ESPN.com's Michael C. Show More Summary

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

Tuesday was the NBA Las Vegas Summer League's last batch of games before the playoffs kick in beginning on Wednesday. In total, 12 teams were in action as a combination of rookies and players looking to win spots on big league rosters...Show More Summary

Isaiah Thomas Comments on Future Contract Negotiations with Celtics

With the 2016-17 NBA salary cap set at over $94 million along with the numerous huge contracts that have been given out in July, Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is expecting to get in on some of that wealth after his emergence into an All-Star. " They better bring out the Brinks truck,” Thomas told the media on Saturday, via A. Show More Summary

Jason Kidd Comments on Decision to Remain with Nets Over Spurs in 2003

One of the best point guards to ever play the game, Jason Kidd enjoyed a 19-year career with the Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks, in which he was selected to 12 All-Star Games and won a championship...Show More Summary

Gary Payton II Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Recovery from Hernia Surgery

Houston Rockets rookie point guard Gary Payton II is reportedly set to have surgery for a sports hernia in the near future. Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com reported Tuesday the undrafted free-agent addition is expected to undergo a procedure to repair the problem within the "next couple of days." More to follow. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Luis Scola Reportedly to Nets: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Former Toronto Raptors power forward Luis Scola signed a one-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Brian Lewis of the New York Post confirmed the deal. Scola, 36, averaged 8.7 points and 4.7 rebounds in 21.5 minutes per game with the Toronto Raptors this season, appearing in 76 contests. Show More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Russell Westbrook Trade Talk, Drew Gooden Buzz and More

The Los Angeles Lakers have built a strong foundation for their rebuild, highlighted by the addition of Brandon Ingram with the second pick in the 2016 draft. However, they must still make a major splash either through free agency or...Show More Summary

Lamar Odom Reportedly Seen Drinking in Airport Before Being Removed from Flight

Former NBA player Lamar Odom was reportedly seen drinking in the Delta lounge at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday and was twice removed from his plane, according to TMZ Sports. Odom reportedly vomited multiple times on the plane destined for New York City before it took off. Show More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Russell Westbrook, Boston Celtics and More

With the NBA free-agent period largely winding down, general managers are running out of ways to improve their squads ahead of the 2016-17 season. It's doubtful the league will see any trade on the magnitude of Kevin Durant signing with...Show More Summary

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