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Trail Blazers sign guard Tim Quarterman

The Trail Blazers have signed free agent guard Tim Quarterman to a partially-guaranteed training camp contract, team president of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced today. Undrafted out of LSU, Quarterman (6-6, 187) posted averages of 11.2 points (41.5% FG, 34.3% 3PT, 63.2% FT), 4.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 0.97 steals in 33 games (27 starts) his [...]

DeJuan Blair Cited for Misdemeanor Battery: Latest Comments and Reaction

The Las Vegas police department confirmed it cited free-agent forward DeJuan Blair for misdemeanor battery against a woman Sunday morning, per TMZ Sports. TMZ Sports posted a photo of Blair outside a Las Vegas police vehicle: The victim alleges Blair picked her up and forcibly moved her aside while in line for a Las Vegas nightclub. Show More Summary

Clippers sign Raymond Felton

The Clippers have added another backup for Chris Paul and signed veteran guard Raymond Felton. The Clippers start Paul and J.J. Redick in the backcourt, and have Austin Rivers and Jamal Crawford as reserves. Felton adds additional depth to that mix. Felton, 32, joins L.A. after spending last season with the Mavericks, where he averaged 9.5 points, [...]

Oerter, Not Phelps, the Greatest Olympian: Historian

An Olympic historian disagrees with a widely held consensus that American swimmer Michael Phelps is the greatest ever Olympian.

Hornets sign center Mike Tobey

The Hornets have signed center Mike Tobey. Until we hear otherwise, we will assume this is a non-guaranteed contract. “We really liked what we saw in Mike during mini-camp and he continued to impress throughout Summer League,” Hornets General Manager Rich Cho said. “He is a talented young big man with a lot of potential [...]

Dion Waiters to Heat: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Dion Waiters has never lived up to his promise as a top-five pick, but he did become an integral bench cog in Oklahoma City over the last season-and-a-half. Unfortunately, that did not result in a big payday, as Waiters agreed to a one-year...Show More Summary

Heat Reportedly Ink Dion Waiters to One-Year, $2.9 Million Deal

Make room for Waiters Island in South Beach. The Miami Heat have reportedly come to terms with Dion Waiters on a one-year, $2.9 million pact. AP Sources with @ByTimReynolds: Dion The post Heat Reportedly Ink Dion Waiters to One-Year, $2.9 Million Deal appeared first on SLAMonline.

AP Sources: Dion Waiters to Miami on 1-Year Deal

Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Miami Heat have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters.

WATCH: Ben Simmons Buys Sneakers for a Kid at the Mall

A couple of kids with very little money were gawking at the latest sneakers at their local mall, when they unexpectedly bumped into Ben Simmons. The top pick in this The post WATCH: Ben Simmons Buys Sneakers for a Kid at the Mall appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jordan gives $2M; looks to build trust between blacks, cops

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement.

C.J. McCollum, Trail Blazers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

The Portland Trail Blazers and guard C.J. McCollum agreed to a four-year extension Monday, which will pay him the maximum of $106 million. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the news, which ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne confirmed. Show More Summary

WATCH: Dennis Schröder in Disguise for Streetball Tournament in Germany

Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schröder rocked a wig and some funky goggles for a three-on-three streetball tourney in Berlin over the weekend. Schröder easily dominated the unsuspecting competition—up for The post WATCH: Dennis Schröder in Disguise for Streetball Tournament in Germany appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report: C. J. McCollum Reaches 4-Year, $106 Million Extension With Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers and guard C. J. McCollum have reportedly come to terms on a four-year, $106 million contract extension. The max deal is said to include no options The post Report: C. J. McCollum Reaches 4-Year, $106 Million Extension With Blazers appeared first on SLAMonline.

Michael Jordan Comments on Donations to Civil Rights and Community-Police Groups

Charlotte Hornets owner and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan announced two $1 million donations to organizations aimed at improving relations between police officers and citizens in a letter released Monday to Mike Wise, Jerry Bembry and...Show More Summary

Michael Jordan Donates $1 Million Each To Institute for Community-Police Relations and NAACP Legal Defense Fund

"I can no longer stay silent." The post Michael Jordan Donates $1 Million Each To Institute for Community-Police Relations and NAACP Legal Defense Fund appeared first on SLAMonline.

Who Got the Best and Worst Contracts at Each Position During 2016 NBA Offseason?

Virtually every NBA team had money to burn in the 2016 offseason, and some spent it wisely in free agency. Others, unfortunately, might as well have literally set it on fire. There's always a hastiness to audits like this; we haven't...Show More Summary

James Harden Gets Advice From Colin Farrell In New Foot Locker Ad

Harden always listens to the little voice in his head. The post James Harden Gets Advice From Colin Farrell In New Foot Locker Ad appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Durant Compliments Staples Center Crowd, Doesn't Realize He Got Booed

With Kevin Durant and Team USA preparing for the 2016 Olympics, the squad made a stop in Los Angeles to play a tuneup game against China at the Staples Center on Sunday night. As the host, Team USA clearly had home-court advantage. But not everyone on the team was greeted warmly. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Dion Waiters, Possible Greg Monroe Trade

Forget LeBron James and Stephen Curry. This time of year, players like Dion Waiters and Greg Monroe are the ones dominating NBA news. As the offseason trudges on, rumors have emerged regarding the respective 24-year-old and 26-year-old. Could they be wearing different uniforms next season? For Waiters, that's almost definite. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant Booed in Pre-Olympic Exhibition

After nine seasons as one of the NBA’s most beloved superstars, Kevin Durant turned into a “villain” for some this summer, and he better get used to hearing plenty of The post Kevin Durant Booed in Pre-Olympic Exhibition appeared first on SLAMonline.

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