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Cameron Payne undergoes foot surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Cameron Payne had a procedure today to fix a fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot, team Executive VP and General Manager Sam Presti announced. Selected in the lottery of the 2015 NBA Draft (No. 14 overall) out of Murray State, Payne averaged 5.0 points, 1.9 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 57 [...]

Thunder guard Payne undergoes right foot surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Cameron Payne underwent a successful procedure today to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.

Four Star Forward Malik Williams Has Louisville In Final Eight

Rick Pitino and his staff have had a very busy month of July on the recruiting trail. Due to the self imposed recruiting restrictions, Pitino and his staff were not on the road recruiting during the month of April. In the three open evaluation periods this month there are a handful of recruits from the […]

D-League: Noel Gillespie named head coach of Greensboro Swarm

Noel Gillespie has been named head coach of the Greensboro Swarm, the Charlotte Hornets’ new NBA Development League affiliate. Gillespie brings more than 14 years of NBA experience to Greensboro, including the last six as a full-time assistant coach. “We are very excited to have Noel Gillespie as the head coach of our new D-League team,” [...]

Richmond announces change to European trip itinerary

The change comes ten days after an attack in Nice claimed the lives of 84 people.

Michael Jordan Says He Is ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Recent Police-Related Violence

The former N.B.A. star and owner of the Charlotte Hornets said he was “deeply troubled” by the recent killings committed by and against police officers.

Hillsdale Baptist Head Coach Mark Berokoff with his customized...

Hillsdale Baptist Head Coach Mark Berokoff with his customized award from Small College Basketball in honor of their 2016 NCCAA Division II National Championship.  Many thanks to ProGraphs for creating the customized piece for our Small College Basketball National Champions.

Sixers sign guard Brandon Paul

The 76ers have signed guard Brandon Paul. Until we hear otherwise, we will assume this deal merely brings Paul to training camp. Paul appeared in each of the Sixers’ six games at Samsung NBA Summer League 2016 in Las Vegas and averaged 11 points, three rebounds and two steals in 20 minutes per game. He scored 20 [...]

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

July Live Period Superlatives: Who impressed during the most important recruiting months?

For much of the last three weeks, the nation’s best high school players have been jet-setting across the country — and the world — as they showcased what they can do in front of college coaches everywhere from North Augusta, S.C., to Las Vegas. Here are the players that stood out the most: MOST OUTSTANDING […]

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.

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