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Joffrey Lauvergne to Thunder: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Tuesday they traded two protected second-round draft picks in 2017 to the Denver Nuggets for Joffrey Lauvergne. The 24-year-old Frenchman tweeted about the deal: After a largely nondescript rookie season in the Mile High City, Lauvergne became a solid bench player for the Nuggets in 2015-16. Show More Summary

Julius Randle Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Hand and Recovery

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle suffered a laceration to his right hand in practice Monday and will miss at least the next two weeks. Continue for updates. Randle Needs Stitches After Practice Injury Tuesday, Aug. 30 The team...Show More Summary

2017 NBA Free Agency: An Early Primer on Next Year's Class

There are no premature NBA free-agency conversations, only people who hate fun. A second salary-cap spike in 2017 promises to send the league for yet another whirl. Contract totals will once again abet sticker shock, and player movement...Show More Summary

Steve Novak Re-Signs with Bucks: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The Milwaukee Bucks announced they re-signed forward Steve Novak on Monday after he played in three games for them during the 2015-16 season: According to the Bucks’ official website, it is team policy not to release the terms of the contract. More to follow. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Lance Stephenson: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent SG

Veteran guard Lance Stephenson remains in search of an NBA team to play for next season, though his market appears to be developing. Continue for updates. Pelicans to Reportedly Work Out Stephenson Monday, Aug. 29 Per Brett Dawson of...Show More Summary

Ty Lawson to Kings: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

A miserable 2015-16 season sent Ty Lawson out on the open market looking for a chance to rejuvenate his career. The Sacramento Kings reportedly offered that salvation Sunday, signing the veteran point guard to a new deal. Citing league sources, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported Lawson and the Kings agreed to a one-year deal. Show More Summary

Patrick Beverley Says James Harden Will Win MVP, Lead Rockets to NBA Finals

James Harden might have his doubters, but his Houston Rockets teammates have plenty of faith in him. Patrick Beverley knows firsthand how good Harden can be after spending the last four years playing alongside him in the backcourt. When...Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Court Filing Says Sexual Assault Accuser Is 'Sexual Aggressor'

Lawyers for New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose filed court documents on Monday calling the woman who accused him of sexual assault the "sexual aggressor" in the incident and accusing her of attempted extortion. "This is not a rape case. Show More Summary

1 Bold Prediction for Top 20 NBA Stars Heading into 2016-17

Adventurous hoops heads live by a code when forecasting the 2016-17 NBA season: Why be regular, safe or conservative when you can be bold? We're applying that credo, which is totally real and not at all made-up, to our projections for...Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Talks UFC Fight vs. LeBron James, Wrestling in WWE with TMZ

Dwight Howard is a top NBA talent, but if things don't work out in basketball, he is apparently keeping his options open for another athletic career...in wrestling. After attending UFC 202, TMZ asked the newly acquired Atlanta HawksShow More Summary

Kevin Durant Is 1st US Player to Lead Team in Scoring in 2 Separate Olympics

Fact: Kevin Durant is the first U.S. men's basketball player to lead the team in scoring (total points) in two separate Olympic Games (2012, 2016). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: B/R Insights Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

The 2017 NBA Draft's Biggest Sleeper at Each Position

NBA scouts should already have a good sense of the premier prospects at each position. But it's inevitable: We're going to see under-the-radar players at basically every spot rise up the ranks during the year. Based on each player'sShow More Summary

Mo Williams Retirement Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Cavs G's Future

Mo Williams has been a part of many highs and lows during his 13-year NBA career, but the veteran guard's time in the league could be coming to an end. According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com, Williams is considering retirement at the age of 33. More to follow. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Dwyane Wade Comments on Death of Cousin in Chicago Shooting

Nykea Aldridge, the first cousin of Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade, was shot and killed on the South Side of Chicago on Friday afternoon, according to WGN-TV. She was 32 years old. Citing police, NBC 5 Chicago reported Aldridge wasShow More Summary

Kobe Bryant Comments on Kevin Durant Signing with Warriors, More

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant doesn't have any qualms about Kevin Durant leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to sign with the Golden State Warriors during the offseason. The newly retired Bryant spent each of his 20 seasons inShow More Summary

Phil Jackson Says Biggest Mistake as Knicks President Is Not Landing Jae Crowder

Successes have been few and far between for Phil Jackson during his tenure as president of the New York Knicks, but there is one move in particular that he regrets not making. According to Charley Rosen of TodaysFastbreak.com, the Zen...Show More Summary

'And Now for Something Different' Awards: 2016 NBA Offseason Edition

A little distance from June's NBA draft hoopla and July's frenzied free-agent activity helps put the offseason in perspective. We've had time to digest everything, and we've probably already handed out mental (or otherwise) winners, losers, letter grades and all the usual awards. Show More Summary

John Wall Reportedly 'Rankled' by James Harden's Contract with Rockets

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall believes he should be paid as much as the top players in the NBA. This includes James Harden, who brought home a large contract extension this summer. In July, the Houston Rockets locked downShow More Summary

Each NBA Team's Franchise Centerpiece Entering the 2016-17 Season

There can only be one. For some NBA organizations, the choice is obvious. Their best player is still in his prime, posting massive numbers and serving as an on-court leader while performing in a manner that makes it easier to surround him with complementary talent. But not every team falls into that category. Show More Summary

NBA Training Camp 2016: Notable Position Battles to Keep an Eye on

Opening night for the 2016-17 NBA season is less than an eternity away, which means training camps will be ready for business in (slightly) less than a lifetime. That means we can already address the elephants in certain locker rooms around the league. Some teams have their preseason playing-time battles all figured out. Show More Summary

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