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Suns make series of coaching, front-office moves

56 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : Official NBA Blog

The Phoenix Suns have added Nate Bjorkgren and former NBA players Earl Watson and Corey Gaines to Jeff Hornacek's coaching staff and shifted Mark West from the bench back to the front office as vice president of player relations.

Oklahoma City signs Josh Huestis

57 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : Official NBA Blog

July 30, 2015 -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed forward Josh Huestis to a contract, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Burke motivated to overcome 'another stepping stone'

57 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : Official NBA Blog

Trey Burke has enjoyed adding stamps to his passport this summer, but that doesn't mean he's been relaxing.

Budenholzer enjoying time in Africa after hectic summer

58 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : Official NBA Blog

After a hectic start to the summer, Mike Budenholzer is doing important work in Africa while relishing some quality time with his wife and kids.

Trail Blazers waive center Brendan Haywood

59 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : Official NBA Blog

(July 30, 2015) -- The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Brendan Haywood, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey.

Mavericks sign center Salah Mejri

The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed center Salah Mejri. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Knicks officially sign Draft picks Porzingis, Grant

The New York Knicks have signed first-round draft picks Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant.

Silver: NBA relationship with players 'best' in sports

With a multi-billion dollar new broadcast rights deal set to kick in from the 2016-17 season, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "it's a very good time" for the league right now and, he stressed on Thursday, the players, too.

Gross becomes only woman assistant coach in D-League

Nicki Gross has been named an assistant coach with the Iowa Energy, making her the only female to fill that role in the NBA D-League.

Silver: NBA working toward more games in Africa

The NBA is in Africa for an exhibition, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects more important games to come.

Knicks re-sign Lou Amundson

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has re-signed forward Lou Amundson to a contract. Amundson, 6-9, 225-pounds, was acquired this past season as part of a three-way deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Jan. 5, 2015 and signed his first 10-day contract with New York on [...]

Kevin Garnett to Start in Minnesota Next Season

Despite appearing in only a handful of games last season, Kevin Garnett and his rapidly disintegrating knees will be back in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2015-16. The post Kevin Garnett to Start in Minnesota Next Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

#TBT: Michael Jordan

MJ takes his game overseas. The post #TBT: Michael Jordan appeared first on SLAMonline.

Adam Silver: NBA Has the Best Relationship With Players in Sports

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver continues to build up goodwill ahead of the League’s first-ever game in Africa. Despite a looming labor war, Silver says that players and the L have The post Adam Silver: NBA Has the Best Relationship With Players in Sports appeared first on SLAMonline.

Ricky Rubio on Kevin Garnett: ‘If You’re Not On His Side, You Should Be Afraid’

Timberwolves’ point guard Ricky Rubio recently spoke on a number of interesting topics, including his health and the future of his franchise. The 24-year-old also discussed Minnesota’s young core, consisting of promising The post Ricky Rubio on Kevin Garnett: ‘If You’re Not On His Side, You Should Be Afraid’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Wesley Matthews ‘Felt Disrespected’ Portland Didn’t Offer a Contract

Coming off a season-ending Achilles injury, the Portland Trail Blazers elected to let free agent guard Wesley Matthews bolt this summer. Matthews spent the last five seasons in Rip City, The post Wesley Matthews ‘Felt Disrespected’ Portland Didn’t Offer a Contract appeared first on SLAMonline.

Tony Parker Excited for ‘Last Try’ at an NBA Title (VIDEO)

The San Antonio Spurs pulled off the coup of the offseason, as they nabbed free agent All-Star big man LaMarcus Aldridge. Tony Parker now believes he, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili The post Tony Parker Excited for ‘Last Try’ at an NBA Title (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

USA Basketball Head: ‘I Think LeBron Wants to be Part of it’

Jerry Colangelo, USA Basketball executive director, believes that LeBron James isn’t quite done with the program yet. James last donned a Team USA jersey in 2012 at the London Olympics, The post USA Basketball Head: ‘I Think LeBron Wants to be Part of it’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

‘Stay Tuned’ for an NBA Regular Season Game in Africa

The first-ever NBA exhibition game on the African continent will take place in a couple of days, and commissioner Adam Silver anticipates a day when preseason and regular season games The post ‘Stay Tuned’ for an NBA Regular Season Game in Africa appeared first on SLAMonline.

Chuck Hayes Re-Joins the Houston Rockets

Free agent center Chuck Hayes is returning to Houston, having reportedly reached a one-year deal with the Rockets. The Rockets have agreed to terms with free agent center Chuck Hayes The post Chuck Hayes Re-Joins the Houston Rockets appeared first on SLAMonline.

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