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Kevin Durant Announces He Will Join Golden State Warriors

Kevin Durant is joining All-Stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson with the Golden State Warriors.

Durant Leaving Thunder to Join Curry at Golden State

Former NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant, the biggest prize on the free agent market, announced on Monday that will join the Golden State Warriors.

Manu Ginobili Says He Will Be Back for 15th NBA Season

Manu Ginobili says he is coming back for a 15th season in the NBA.

AP Sources: Mavs Plan Max Offer Sheet for Warriors' Barnes

Two people with knowledge of the plans say the Dallas Mavericks have informed representatives of Golden State's Harrison Barnes that they intend to sign the restricted free agent to an offer sheet for a four-year, $95 million contra...

Summer League Action for NBA Teams Opens in Orlando

While the focus was on business, there was some basketball Saturday.

AP Source: Al Horford Picks Celtics, Agreeing to $113M Deal

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that prized free agent Al Horford has agreed to terms on a four-year, $113 million deal with the Boston Celtics.

At the N.B.A. Summer League, Trying to Score a Job

A number of talented point guards will have plenty of chances to prove themselves in Summer League play.

AP Source: Magic Get Bismack Biyombo for 4 Years, $72million

Bismack Biyombo is on his way to Orlando to form a menacing new frontcourt with Serge Ibaka.

On Pro Basketball: Joakim Noah Is Phil Jackson’s Kind of Player

A look back at Noah’s game against the Knicks on March 2, 2014, in which he had 14 assists could explain their interest in him now.

AP Source: Lakers Get Luol Deng for 4 Years, $72 Million

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to terms with veteran forward Luol Deng on a four-year contract worth $72 million.

AP Source: Hawks Adding Dwight Howard, Keeping Bazemore

A person with knowledge of the situation says Dwight Howard has agreed to join the Atlanta Hawks, who also re-signed Kent Bazemore.

Chandler Parsons, Al Jefferson and Evan Turner Pick New Teams

As the N.B.A. free agency period began, players who it was reported were not changing teams included Mike Conley, Andre Drummond, Hassan Whiteside and Bradley Beal.

Joakim Noah Dons a Knicks Hat as Phil Jackson Flies to Meet Him in Orlando

In a photo posted on Noah’s social media on Friday, the 31-year-old center was seen wearing a Knicks hat. The team has said it would like to sign a ‘defensive-type center.’

NBA Players Cash In as Big Free Agency Period Opens

Mike Conley and All-Stars Andre Drummond and DeMar DeRozan are staying put. So are Hassan Whiteside and Nicolas Batum.

AP Source: Kevin Durant Meets With Warriors

The Golden State Warriors want to lure Kevin Durant and put even more offensive firepower on the floor.

N.B.A. Dismisses O.J. Mayo for Violating Antidrug Program

The N.B.A. said on Friday that Mayo, the No. 3 pick in the 2008 draft, could apply for reinstatement in two years.

Hassan Whiteside Announces He’s Staying in Miami

Whiteside made his announcement Friday after he met with the Heat and the Dallas Mavericks in New York to hear their sales pitches.

AP Sources: Memphis Lands Chandler Parsons for 4 Years, $94M

Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that free agent forward Chandler Parsons has agreed to terms with the Memphis Grizzlies on a four-year deal worth $94 million.

AP Source: Jerryd Bayless Gets 3 Years, $27M From 76ers

New Philadelphia 76ers President Bryan Colangelo's biggest priority heading into free agency was to find a veteran point guard to help organize a team full of youngsters.

NBA: Free Agent Mayo Dismissed From League for Drug Violation

Free agent O.J. Mayo has been "dismissed and disqualified" from the National Basketball Association for violating the league's anti-drug program, the NBA announced on Friday.

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