Jul 26th, 2014

Report: Los Angeles Lakers are negotiating with Byron Scott to be their coach

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Lakers are getting closer to hiring their third coach since Phil Jackson left their sideline in 2011, engaging in negotiations with Byron Scott, according to a source familiar with the situation. There has not been a formal contract offer, but the Lakers consider Scott to be their preferred […]

Jul 25th, 2014

Cleveland Cavaliers sign No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins, who can’t be traded for 30 days

Tweet{lang: 'it'}CLEVELAND – Andrew Wiggins, the first player drafted this year, has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cleveland Cavaliers signed him Thursday, a long-term deal that pays him $5.5 million this season and prevents him from being traded for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible trade with Minnesota for […]

Jul 24th, 2014

Testimony ends in Clippers’ sale trial

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LOS ANGELES — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling’s estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Shelly Sterling, who had testified early in the trial, was expected to be the final witness, but her husband’s lawyers decided […]

Jul 23rd, 2014

CEO says coach Doc Rivers to quit if Donald Sterling owns Clippers

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LOS ANGELES – The interim chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. Interim CEO Richard Parsons testified at a trial to determine whether Sterling’s wife, Shelly, can sell the team for $2 billion to […]

Jul 22nd, 2014

Chicago works on final agreement with Aaron Brooks

Tweet{lang: 'it'}The Bulls are working to finalize an agreement with free-agent guard Aaron Brooks, the former Franklin High star, according to league sources. One source said the deal isn’t finished but talks are in the advanced stages. Brooks, 29, would be added on a veteran’s minimum exception to add scoring prowess in a reserve role. […]

Jul 22nd, 2014

Marvin Williams, Rodney Stuckey, Isaiah Thomas to adjust

Tweet{lang: 'it'}Marvin Williams of Bremerton, former Eastern Washington standout Rodney Stuckey and ex-Washington Huskies guard Isaiah Thomas each will be adjusting to new NBA teams this season. Williams, previously with the Utah Jazz, will play for the Charlotte Hornets — nine years after helping North Carolina win the NCAA championship. “North Carolina has always been […]

Jul 22nd, 2014

Charlotte agrees to terms with Lance Stephenson

Tweet{lang: 'it'}LAS VEGAS — Following an all-night negotiating session, the Charlotte Hornets have come to an agreement to sign Indiana Pacers shooting guard Lance Stephenson. Under terms of the agreement, Stephenson will make $9 million in 2014-15 and $9 million in 2015-16. Stephenson will get a slight raise in 2016-17 if the Hornets pick up the team […]

Jul 22nd, 2014

Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami Heat

Tweet{lang: 'it'}Guard Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give the player and the only franchise he has known some flexibility in the coming years. Wade, 32, signed a new contract with the Heat on Tuesday. It is a two-year deal, the second of those seasons a […]

Jul 22nd, 2014

LeBron James wonders which jersey number to wear

Tweet{lang: 'it'}NBA James wonders about numbers Cleveland superstar LeBron James turned to social media Friday to help him choose which number he will wear next season with the Cavaliers. James wrote “6 or 23….” on his Twitter account and posted photos on Instagram of him wearing No. 6 and No. 23 wine-and-gold Cavs jerseys. James […]

Jul 22nd, 2014

Marvin Williams, Rodney Stuckey, Isaiah Thomas to adjust

Tweet{lang: 'it'}Marvin Williams of Bremerton, former Eastern Washington standout Rodney Stuckey and ex-Washington Huskies guard Isaiah Thomas each will be adjusting to new NBA teams this season. Williams, previously with the Utah Jazz, will play for the Charlotte Hornets — nine years after helping North Carolina win the NCAA championship. “North Carolina has always been […]

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