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Grading the Cleveland Cavaliers' Offseason

The Cleveland Cavaliers made few changes this offseason. The team was able to retain the majority of the NBA Finals roster from this past season and also signed free-agent guard Mo Williams. What grade do the Cavaliers deserve for their offseason so far? Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com joins Adam Lefkoe to break down his grade in the video above. Show More Summary

David Lee Buys Golden State Warriors Staff Burritos Because He Is Burrito King

No good at goodbyes? Having trouble figuring out the best way to say, "You mean so much, and I thank you for all you've done"? Don't utter a word. Say the words that cannot be said with burritos—hugs wrapped in flour. David Lee knows the score. Show More Summary

Teams, Fans Want Stars to Take Less, but It's Clear Sacrifice Guarantees Nothing

In the three cases of basketball legends in financial court, two verdicts are already in. Kobe Bryant took the massive money he was offered in 2013…and despite much public scorn for doing so, it's clear now that his decision not to save...Show More Summary

Cameron Payne Should Get Immediate Opportunity to Thrive with OKC Thunder

Cameron Payne is very much an unknown quantity at this point. After a college career in relative obscurity at Murray State, a fractured finger robbed the Oklahoma City Thunder's first-round pick of a chance to show people what he's about...Show More Summary

Projecting the Position-by-Position Depth Chart for Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti spent the summer putting together arguably the deepest roster in franchise history. Now, it's up to new coach Billy Donovan to assign roles, allocate minutes and keep everybody happy. In...Show More Summary

The 10 Biggest Things We're Already Anticipating for the 2015-16 NBA Season

The NBA underwent a significant amount of upheaval over the past few months. From coaching transitions to splashy trades and free-agent signings, a number of the league's teams will look far different when they convene for training camp...Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony Must Trust NY Knicks' Rebuild, Phil Jackson...For Now

Aren't you angry, Melo? Phil Jackson has made it clear that you, Carmelo Anthony, are only a small part of his plans for the New York Knicks. The New York Times' Harvey Araton eloquently described this recently, writing, "By admittedly...Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Liberty Fall as Streak Ends

Shenise Johnson scored 19 points to lead a balanced offense and the host Indiana Fever ended the Liberty’s five-game winning streak with an 84-72 victory.

How Cliff Alexander went from basketball prodigy to NBA project

Cliff Alexander was a top-five recruit that fell off the basketball map after a disastrous year at Kansas. Now, he's trying to walk a different path to NBA success. Cliff Alexander was surrounded by his closest friends and family at Society Night Club on the near west side of Chicago for what was supposed to be the happiest day of his life. Show More Summary

Andre Miller will be in the NBA forever

Good morning. We have reaction to that and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. THE BIRTH OF BRAND MONK: Nice longform by Evin Demirel on the branding of high school phenom Malik Monk. STAN VAN READY: The Pistons finally look like a Stan Van Gundy team, writes Satchel Price. Show More Summary

Good guy David Lee said goodbye to Warriors employees with Chipotle

Warriors social media coordinator Julie Phayer tweeted that, before leaving for the Celtics, David Lee treated Golden State staff to a BURRITO GOODBYE. Lunch for Dubs HQ from @Dlee042! Classy move by a classy guy. #DubNation pic.twitter.com/VVGzhu7Kor —...Show More Summary

Andre Miller, Timberwolves agree to contract, per report

The veteran point guard is back for season No. 17. The Professor is going back to work. Andre Miller has agreed to a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Shams Charania of Real GM. The one-year deal will pay the veteran minimum, according to Marc Spears of Yahoo NBA. Miller will turn 40 years old in March. Show More Summary

Agent: Timberwolves agree to terms with Andre Miller

The Professor will be holding office hours in Minnesota next season.

Andre Miller to join Timberwolves

The Professor will be holding office hours in Minnesota next season. Andre Miller agreed to terms with the Timberwolves on a one-year deal Wednesday, his agent Andy Miller told the Associated Press. Adding the 39-year-old Miller gives the young Wolves a quality, veteran point guard to join a rotation featuring starter Ricky Rubio and rookie backup Tyus [...]

Raptors announce assistant coaching staff

The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have hired Rex Kalamian (kah-LAY-mee-an), Andy Greer and Jerry Stackhouse as assistant coaches on head coach Dwane Casey’s staff. “I am pleased to add Rex, Andy and Jerry to our coaching staff,” said Casey. “They are established winners at the NBA level, and bring valuable experience and a passion for [...]

Kawhi Leonard Entering 1st Year as True San Antonio Spurs' Franchise Face

Although Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili are returning and the team signed LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency, Kawhi Leonard is now the face of the San Antonio Spurs franchise. Leonard deserves this moment, which in 2012 Gregg...Show More Summary

Paul Pierce Can Be Final Ingredient to Los Angeles Clippers' Title Recipe

Paul Pierce is from Inglewood, a stone's throw from the Great Western Forum, where the Los Angeles Lakers played prior to their current occupation of the Staples Center. But you might not have guessed that about Pierce if you'd parachuted...Show More Summary

Despite Positive Offseason, L.A. Clippers Need Blake Griffin More Than Ever

Even with all their newfound depth, the Los Angeles Clippers still need Blake Griffin—just not for the first 82 games of the year. The Clippers are clearly more talented in the summer of 2015 than they were last year. Look at some of...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers Must Add Small Forward Depth Before Next Season

The Los Angeles Lakers turned over much of their roster this offseason, constructing a new roster on the fly. Whether the new pieces fit and the team functions remains to be seen, but the front office did manage to stock up at every position—except for small forward. Currently, L.A.'s depth chart has Nick Young listed as the No. Show More Summary

Andre Miller to Timberwolves: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Minnesota Timberwolves padded their depth at point guard by acquiring Duke's Tyus Jones in June's NBA draft, but they aren't stopping there. According to RealGM's Shams Charania, Minnesota has agreed to a deal with veteran point guard Andre Miller on Wednesday. Show More Summary

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