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  • Community Shootaround: Mavericks Season September 26, 2023
    One of the teams that will be closely watched this season is the Mavericks. While Luka Doncic is signed through the 2026/27 season – he has a player option in the final year of his contract – the Mavericks need to be a major contender on a yearly basis to prevent Doncic from being the […]
  • Latest On Raptors’ Interest In Damian Lillard September 26, 2023
    The Raptors are now the frontrunners to land Damian Lillard, two high-ranking executives told ESPN’s Marc Spears. Reports of genuine interest by Toronto’s front office to land the perennial All-Star guard have surfaced in recent days. It’s almost been a foregone conclusion since Lillard requested a trade at the beginning of July that he would […]
  • Warriors Notes: Starting Lineup, Howard, Roster Spots, Load Management, Kerr September 26, 2023
    The decision on the Warriors’ starting lineup will be made during training camp, coach Steve Kerr said in a video link provided by The Athletic’s Anthony Slater. Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Andrew Wiggins, Kevon Looney and Chris Paul will all get significant minutes regardless but Kerr wants to look at various combinations before […]
  • Thibodeau: Randle “Fresh And Ready” For Camp September 25, 2023
    Julius Randle will “ready to go” in training camp after undergoing offseason ankle surgery, coach Tom Thibodeau told Steve Aschburner of Randle had arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle in early June. Randle was nagged by an ankle ailment late in the regular season and the postseason. “Just steady progress. He’s had a very good […]
  • Dunleavy Optimistic On Kerr, Thompson Extensions September 25, 2023
    Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he’s not concerned about coaching in the final year of his contract and anticipates he’ll be with the organization for the long haul, Anthony Slater of The Athletic tweets. “I feel great about my position here and I want to be here … I’m not stressed about it at all,” […]
  • Warriors To Sign Rodney McGruder September 25, 2023
    The Warriors are signing free agent wing Rodney McGruder, sources tell Shams Charania and Anthony Slater of The Athletic (Twitter link). The veteran guard/forward will be competing for a standard roster spot in training camp, Charania adds. McGruder, 32, is a seven-year NBA veteran, appearing in 317 regular season games with the Heat, Clippers and […]
  • Hawks Sign Chris Silva September 25, 2023
    The Hawks have signed free agent big man Chris Silva, the team announced in a press release. Silva, 27, has appeared in 70 NBA games over four seasons with the Heat, Kings, Timberwolves and Mavericks, holding career averages of 2.8 PPG and 2.7 RPG in 7.6 MPG. A 6’8″ power forward/center, Silva went undrafted out […]
  • Knicks Promote Gersson Rosas To Senior VP Of Basketball Operations September 25, 2023
    Knicks advisor Gersson Rosas has received a promotion, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who reports (via Twitter) that Rosas now holds the title of senior vice president of basketball operations. The news was expected, as a couple of reports had indicated that Rosas could be in line for a promotion following the departure of former […]
  • Damian Lillard Rumors: Raptors, Little, Magic, Simmons September 25, 2023
    Multiple reporters have linked the Raptors to Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard over the past handful of days. Sources confirm to Michael Grange of that Toronto is “very much in the mix” for the seven-time All-NBA guard. Grange cautions that there’s still work to be done on completing a potential deal, but the two […]
  • Warriors Sign Usman Garuba To Two-Way Contract September 25, 2023
    September 25: Garuba’s two-way contract is now official, the Warriors announced on Monday (via Twitter). September 15: The Warriors have agreed to sign free agent center Usman Garuba to a two-way contract, sources tell Shams Charania and Anthony Slater of The Athletic (Twitter link). Golden State currently only has one player (Lester Quinones) on a […]
  • Wolves, Trevor Keels Agree To Training Camp Deal September 25, 2023
    The Timberwolves plan to sign free agent guard Trevor Keels to a training camp contract, sources tell Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic (Twitter link). The 42nd pick of the 2022 draft after one college season at Duke, Keels spent his rookie season on a two-way contract with the Knicks, who gave him a qualifying offer […]
  • Pacers Notes: Hield, Mathurin, Backup Center, Nembhard, T.J. McConnell September 25, 2023
    The Pacers are in a difficult position trying to make a Buddy Hield trade so close to the start of the season, writes Dustin Dopirak of The Indianapolis Star. No progress has been reported since news broke last Wednesday that the team was working with Hield’s representatives to find a deal after the sides were […]
  • Knicks Notes: Quickley, Barrett, Fournier, DiVincenzo September 25, 2023
    There’s optimism surrounding the Knicks’ extension talks with Immanuel Quickley, writes Fred Katz of The Athletic. The 24-year-old guard is eligible to sign an extension until Oct. 23, which is the day before the regular season begins. If no deal is reached, he will become a restricted free agent next summer. Sources tell Katz that […]
  • Southeast Notes: Heat Centers, Kispert, Hornets September 25, 2023
    The Heat will enter training camp next week with several options to back up starting center Bam Adebayo, writes Ira Winderman of The Sun-Sentinel. Miami’s roster could change dramatically with a Damian Lillard trade, but for now the candidates to be the second-string center are Thomas Bryant, Orlando Robinson and Kevin Love, who may be […]
  • Stein’s Latest: Lillard, Raptors, Hield, Lively, Howard September 25, 2023
    There’s a growing belief around the league that the Raptors have legitimate interest in trading for Damian Lillard, Marc Stein writes in his latest Substack column (subscription required). There has been skepticism over Toronto’s desire to make a deal, Stein adds, considering that the front office hasn’t been active even though trade rumors have been swirling […]