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Sun Sep 2403:08The New York Knicks agreed to trade 10-time All-Star forward Car...Carmelo AnthonySFKnicksFree Agent
The New York Knicks agreed to trade 10-time All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to multiple reports Saturday. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick via the Chicago Bulls to the Knicks, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The 33-year-old Anthony will waive his no-trade clause and his $8.1 trade kicker to accommodate the deal, according to ESPN. A trade call is scheduled for Monday to finalize the deal with the league office, sources told The Vertical. Anthony averaged 22.4 points on 43.3 percent shooting along with 5.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 74 games with the Knicks last season, his seventh in New York and 14th in the NBA.
Sat Sep 2320:24Trump: Warriors not welcome at White HouseStephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
President Donald Trump says the Golden State Warriors are not welcome to the White House to celebrate their 2017 NBA championship.Following his criticism of the NFL at a political rally on Friday night for allowing players to protest during the national anthem, Trump rescinded any invitation coming to the Warriors to visit the White House."Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!" Trump tweeted Saturday morning.The Warriors put out an official statement in response to Trump's position."While we intended to meet as a team at the first opportunity we had this morning to collaboratively discuss a potential visit to the White House, we accept that President Trump has made it clear that we are not invited," the Warriors said in a statement Saturday afternoon. "We believe there is nothing more American than our citizens having the right to express themselves freely on matters important to the... [More]
Sat Sep 2318:42Trump: Warriors not welcome at White HouseStephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
President Donald Trump says the Golden State Warriors are not welcome to the White House to celebrate their 2017 NBA championship.Following his criticism of the NFL at a political rally on Friday night for allowing players to protest during the national anthem, Trump rescinded any invitation coming to the Warriors to visit the White House."Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!" Trump tweeted Saturday morning.The Warriors put out an official statement in response to Trump's position."While we intended to meet as a team at the first opportunity we had this morning to collaboratively discuss a potential visit to the White House, we accept that President Trump has made it clear that we are not invited," the Warriors said in a statement Saturday afternoon. "We believe there is nothing more American than our citizens having the right to express themselves freely on matters important to the... [More]
Sat Sep 2304:25SG Troy Daniels traded to Phoenix Suns along with second-round p...Troy DanielsSGGrizzliesFree Agent
SG Troy Daniels was traded to the Phoenix Suns along with a second-round pick on Friday in exchange for a second-round pick.
Sat Sep 2304:25F Markieff Morris underwent sports hernia surgery and expected t...Markieff MorrisPFWizardsFree Agent
F Markieff Morris underwent sports hernia surgery and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks, the Wizards announced Friday. The timetable means Morris will miss at least the first six games of the 2017-18 season and perhaps up to month. The Wizards said in a statement that the surgery "went as expected."
Sat Sep 2304:25F Anthony Bennett, former 1st overall pick, signed with Phoenix ...Anthony BennettPFNetsFree Agent
F Anthony Bennett, the former No. 1 overall pick, signed with the Phoenix Suns as a free agent.
Tue Sep 1921:44F Dante Cunningham agreed to one-year deal with New Orleans Peli...Dante CunninghamSFPelicansFree Agent
F Dante Cunningham agreed to a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Cunningham reportedly received a contract worth $2.3 million.
Tue Sep 1921:44F Kevin Durant of Golden State Warriors apologized and labeled r...Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
F Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors apologized and labeled his recent actions on Twitter as "childish" and "idiotic" on Tuesday while on a Tech Crunch panel in San Francisco. Durant claims he accidentally used his main Twitter account while defending his decision to leave Oklahoma City. When asked by a fan to give him "one legitimate reason for leaving okc other than getting a championship," the 2017 NBA Finals MVP responded in the third person with the following: "he didn't like the organization or playing for Billy Donovan. His roster wasn't that good, it was just him and Russ (Russell Westbrook)." While the words weren't supposed to be released from his primary count, they were ... prompting Durant to take ownership of his mistake on Tuesday. "I use Twitter to engage with fans," Durant said. "I happened to take it a little too far. That's what happens sometimes when I get into these basketball debates about what I really love, to play basketball. I don't regret clapping back at anybody or talking to my fans on Twitter. I do regret using my former coach's name and the former organization I played for. That was childish. That was idiotic, all those types of words. I apologize for that."
Tue Sep 1913:44Lakers land free agent C BogutAndrew BogutCCavaliersFree Agent
Free agent center Andrew Bogut agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, multiple media outlets reported Monday.The deal is reportedly worth the veteran minimum $2.3 million.Bogut sustained a broken leg during his first game with Cleveland Cavaliers in March, sidelining him for the rest of the season.The 7-foot Bogut began the 2016-17 season with the Dallas Mavericks, averaging 3.0 points and 8.4 rebounds in 26 games, including 21 starts.Bogut was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in a deal that sent Nerlens Noel to Dallas. Bogut then reached a buyout agreement with the 76ers in February, and he signed with Cleveland.However, his time with the Cavaliers lasted just 58 seconds of action, as he collided with the Miami Heat's Okaro White and fractured his left tibia.He decided not to have surgery, and in late June it was reported that Bogut was about three weeks away from resuming basketball workouts.Bogut, 32, was a starter on the Golden State Warriors teams that won the NBA title in 2015 and was the runner-up in 2016.His best season was 2009-10, when he averaged 15.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.5 blocks for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Tue Sep 1904:21C Andrew Bogut, free agent, agreed to one-year deal with Lakers,...Andrew BogutCCavaliersFree Agent
C Andrew Bogut, a free agent, agreed to a one-year deal with the Lakers, multiple media outlets reported Monday.Bogut sustained a broken leg during his first game with Cavaliers in March, sidelining him for the rest of the season. The 7-foot Bogut began the 2016-17 season with the Mavericks, averaging 3.0 points and 8.4 rebounds in 26 games, including 21 starts. Bogut was traded to the 76ers in a deal that sent Nerlens Noel to Dallas. Bogut then reached a buyout agreement with the 76ers in February, and he signed with Cleveland. However, his time with the Cavaliers lasted just 58 seconds of action, as he collided with the Heat's Okaro White and fractured his left tibia. He decided not to have surgery, and in late June it was reported that Bogut was about three weeks away from resuming basketball workouts.
Tue Sep 1904:21G Jason Terry, 40-year-old free agent, re-signed with Bucks for ...Jason TerryPGBucksFree Agent
G Jason Terry, a 40-year-old free agent, re-signed with the Bucks for the 2017-18 season, the team announced Monday.Terry, an 18-year veteran, played in 74 games for the Bucks last season. He averaged 4.1 points, 1.3 assists and 1.4 rebounds per game and shot 42.7 percent from 3-point range. "'Jet' is a true professional who knows what it takes to be successful in the NBA," Bucks general manager Jon Horst said.
Mon Sep 1811:11C Plumlee returns to Nuggets with three-year dealMason PlumleeCNuggetsFree Agent
Restricted free agent center Mason Plumlee agreed to return to the Denver Nuggets with a three-year deal.The deal is worth $41 million, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday.Agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports and Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly reached agreement on the deal late Sunday night, league sources told ESPN.Plumlee, 27, was acquired from the Portland Trail Blazers in a February trade for center Jusuf Nurkic.The 6-foot-11, 255-pound Plumlee averaged 9.1 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.1 blocks and 23.4 minutes in 27 games (10 starts) with Denver.As a restricted free agent, Plumlee could have signed a $4.6 million qualifying offer for the 2017-18 season, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent next summer.Plumlee, who was the 22nd overall pick of the Brooklyn Nets in the 2013 draft out of Duke, owns career averages of 9.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in four NBA seasons with Brooklyn, Portland and Denver.
Sat Sep 1603:59G Jarrett Jack signed one-year deal with New York Knicks, team a...Jarrett JackPGPelicansFree Agent
G Jarrett Jack signed a one-year deal with the New York Knicks, the team announced Friday. Jack, who turns 34 next month, is aiming to revive his career after two major injuries to his right knee.
Wed Sep 1305:22C Tyler Zeller signed multi-year contract.with Brooklyn NetsTyler ZellerCCelticsFree Agent
C Tyler Zeller signed a multi-year contract.with the Brooklyn Nets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Zeller, 27, spent the past three seasons with the Boston Celtics and averaged 3.5 points and 2.4 rebounds in 2016-17. In five seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Celtics, Zeller is averaging 7.0 points on 49.9 percent shooting and 4.4 rebounds.
Tue Sep 1220:56Nets sign C ZellerTyler ZellerCCelticsFree Agent
The Brooklyn Nets added some toughness to the frontcourt on Tuesday by signing veteran center Tyler Zeller to a multi-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Zeller, 27, spent the past three seasons with the Boston Celtics and averaged 3.5 points and 2.4 rebounds in 2016-17. In five seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Celtics, Zeller is averaging 7.0 points on 49.9 percent shooting and 4.4 rebounds.Zeller will compete for minutes with center Timofey Mozgov, who came to Brooklyn in a trade from the Los Angeles Lakers earlier in the offseason. The Nets also have center Jarrett Allen, who was drafted in the first round out of Texas in June.Zeller was the 17th overall pick in the 2002 draft out of North Carolina.
Tue Sep 1220:32NBA notebook: Lakers to retire Bryant's numbersKobe BryantSFLakersFree Agent
Tyler ZellerCCelticsFree Agent
The Los Angeles Lakers plan to retire the jersey numbers of Kobe Bryant on Dec. 18 prior to the game against the Golden State Warriors.The team will retire both of Bryant's numbers. Bryant wore both No. 8 and No. 24 during his 20 seasons with the Lakers.Bryant, an 18-time All-Star who won five NBA titles with the Lakers, retired following the 2015-16 campaign. He wore No. 8 for his first 10 seasons before switching to No. 24.Bryant scored 33,643 points, third-most in NBA history behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone.Bryant will become the 10th Lakers' player to have his number retired, the others being Wilt Chamberlain (13), Elgin Baylor (22), Gail Goodrich (25), Magic Johnson (32), Abdul-Jabbar (33), Shaquille O'Neal (34), James Worthy (42), Jerry West (44) and Jamaal Wilkes (52).Former announcer Chick Hearn also has him name in the arena rafters.-- Former New York Knicks forward Charles Oakley filed a civil suit related to the February incident with security at Madison Square Ga... [More]
Tue Sep 1215:16Lakers to retire Bryant's number in DecemberKobe BryantSFLakersFree Agent
The Los Angeles Lakers plan to retire the jersey numbers of Kobe Bryant on Dec. 18 prior to the game against the Golden State Warriors, according to published reports.The team will retire both of Bryant's numbers. Bryant wore both No. 8 and No. 24 during his 20 seasons with the Lakers.Bryant, an 18-time All-Star who won five NBA titles with the Lakers, retired following the 2015-16 campaign. He wore No. 8 for his first 10 seasons before switching to No. 24.Bryant scored 33,643 points, third-most in NBA history behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone.Bryant will become the 10th Lakers' player to have his number retired, the others being Wilt Chamberlain (13), Elgin Baylor (22), Gail Goodrich (25), Magic Johnson (32), Abdul-Jabbar (33), Shaquille O'Neal (34), James Worthy (42), Jerry West (44) and Jamaal Wilkes (52).Former announcer Chick Hearn also has his name in the arena rafters.
Mon Sep 1121:43G Tony Allen and Pelicans agreed on one-year, $2.3 million free ...Tony AllenSGGrizzliesFree Agent
G Tony Allen and the Pelicans agreed on a one-year, $2.3 million free agent deal, multiple media outlets reported Monday.Allen, 35, will provide depth on the wing, which is particularly important with Solomon Hill out for an extended period due to a hamstring injury.Allen was named to the NBA second-team all-defensive team last season while playing for the Memphis Grizzlies. It was the sixth time in the past seven seasons he made an all-defensive team.Allen averaged 9.1 points and 5.5 rebounds last season in 71 games, including 66 starts.
Fri Sep 817:55Cavaliers sign Holland to two-way contractJohn HollandSFCavaliersFree Agent
The Cleveland Cavaliers signed guard/forward John Holland to a two-way contract on Friday.The 6-foot-5, 205-pound Holland was the NBA G League Impact Player of the Year last season after appearing in 37 games (all starts) for the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers' exclusively owned team.Holland, 28, averaged 22.9 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals in a league-high 38.9 minutes per contest. He shot 48.1 percent from the field, 34.6 from beyond the arc and 88.1 from the foul line, while helping the Charge reach the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season.Before rejoining the Charge in 2016-17, Holland was in training camp with the Cavaliers where he played in three preseason games and averaged 10.7 points and 18.8 minutes.Holland received a call-up from the Boston Celtics before the 2016 NBA playoffs and made his debut in the first round against the Atlanta Hawks. The Boston University product played professionally in France, Spain and Turkey, and also represented the Puerto Rican national team in 2011.Holland becomes the first player to sign a two-way contract with the Cavs. Per NBA rules starting this season, teams are permitted to have two two-way players on their roster at any given time, in addition to their 15-man regular-season roster. A two-way player for the Cavs will provide services to the team's G League affiliate in Canton but can spend up to 45 days with Cleveland.
Fri Sep 817:45Bulls Payne undergoes foot surgeryCameron PaynePGBullsFree Agent
Chicago Bulls guard Cameron Payne underwent successful foot surgery and will be sidelined three to four months, the team announced Friday.Payne's surgery on his right foot (fifth metatarsal) was performed Wednesday by Dr. Johnny Lin of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush performed the surgery.The Bulls said Payne will remain in a splint for the next 7-to-10 days followed by a boot for 6-to-8 weeks, and he is expected to make a full return.Payne is no stranger to issues with his right foot, as he sustained an acute fracture last September and had surgery in July 2016 to fix a Jones fracture in the same foot.The 23-year-old Payne was acquired by the Bulls, along with Anthony Morrow and Joffrey Lauvergne, in a February deal that sent Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and a future second-round selection to the Oklahoma City Thunder.The 6-foot-3, 185-pound Payne averaged 4.9 points in 11 games with Chicago last season.Payne was a first-round draft pick (14th overall) of the Thunder in 2015. He owns averages of 5.0 and 1.9 assists in 88 career games.
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