BOSTON – Armed with salary cap room for the first time in nearly two decades, the Boston Celtics aimed to make a big splash at the start of NBA free agency on Wednesday but came up empty. Striking out on the stars should not come as a surprise to Celtics fans. Show More Summary
It might not have been the summer's most anticipated pact, but it was pretty momentous if you care about the Phoenix Suns' fate. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday that, "Brandon Knight has reached agreement on aShow More Summary
Now this is big. Literally — because Tyson Chandler is really tall — and figuratively, because Chandler is good and as a defensive-minded center should bump the Suns up just enough to make more noise in the Western conference playoff race. The Suns still face a very uphill battle to qualify for the postseason in [...]
Finishing up a whirlwind first 24 hours of NBA free agency, the Boston Celtics and forward Jae Crowder agreed to a five-year, $35 million deal. Shams Charania of RealGM reported the news. Crowder, 24, was a restricted free agent this summer but didn't waste time negotiating his return to Boston. Show More Summary
Just as it does every year, NBA free-agency madness began at midnight. While the world slept, free agents and front-office decision-makers met to discuss branding opportunities, how to use one another as leverage and, if the opportunity...Show More Summary
Bob McKillop, who groomed Stephen Curry for the N.B.A. as the coach of Davidson College, was named to the Class of 2015 inductees to the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Sacramento Kings have agreed to send Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson and Carl Landry to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a salary-shedding move to pursue free agents, a person with knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
Golden State forward Draymond Green announced on Wednesday he has signed a five-year deal to stay with the NBA champions.
The Sacramento Kings have been searching for ways to clear salary-cap space, and they achieved that goal late Wednesday night by trading Jason Thompson, Carl Landry and Nik Stauskas to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the rights...Show More Summary
The Truth will set you free. At least, that's what Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers are banking on. NBA.com's David Aldridge was among the first to report that Paul Pierce will be ditching the Washington Wizards to return to his...Show More Summary
Draymond Green is coming back to the Golden State Warriors.
Despite a more-contentious-than-expected negotiation process, Draymond Green is staying with the Golden State Warriors. The free-agent forward and Golden State agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday to take one of the biggest free-agent dominoes off the board. Show More Summary
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Late Tuesday night, the Lakers were sending out tweets convinced that they were about to lure prized free-agent big man LaMarcus Aldridge to Los Angeles. They posted a picture of Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine sporting an Aldridge Lakers...Show More Summary
The Atlanta Hawks experienced a bitter ending to the best regular season in franchise history when the Cleveland Cavaliers swept them out of the Eastern Conference Finals. But now, that ashen taste can once more be replaced with optimism. "...Show More Summary
Dominoes are dropping all across the basketball world, and multimillion-dollar contracts are getting served up like hot cakes. The NBA offseason is officially here. Over the coming weeks and months, some clubs will solve problems. Others will create them. Show More Summary
For the Philadelphia 76ers, Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid were not and could not be reasons to pass up Jahlil Okafor, whom the Sixers selected with the third pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Even though having three centers on the same roster appears to pose a problem, the draft isn't always about fit. Show More Summary
The San Antonio Spurs knew they were on the brink of a pleasantly hectic offseason, and the first day of business didn't disappoint. Just hours after the free-agent frenzy commenced on Wednesday, the organization made three moves that...Show More Summary
Again, a reminder: Backups and bench depth are important, too. Teams in free agency go after the big stars first, generally, but locking up the supporting cast is important as well. The Oklahoma City Thunder will keep Kyle Singler. Here’s the Oklahoman reporting: On the opening day of free agency, the Thunder swiftly accomplished one of the two [...]
Every NBA team in need of a big-man with serious game is interested in Portland Trail Blazers free agent powe forward LaMarcus Aldridge. The Phoenix Suns are included in that mix. Here’s the Arizona Republic reporting: The Suns’ Wednesday meeting with free agent LaMarcus Aldridge might have closed some ground in their chase for a much-needed star. With an [...]