The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt.
The Warriors roster now stands at 15 players.
Former NBA All-Star Kenyon Martin met with the Rockets in Houston on Friday, primarily to discuss a possible coaching staff role, league sources told RealGM.A free agent after spending the past two seasons with the New York Knicks, Martin also participated in basketball activities on Friday, giving some Rockets players the impression that he still intended to play this season, sources...
The Houston Rockets have claimed forward Earl Clark off waivers.
Clark (6-10, 234, Louisville), a sixth year forward appeared in 54 games during the 2013-14 season with Cleveland (45 games) and New York (nine games) averaging 4.8 points and 2.6 rebounds in 14.2 minutes.
Clark was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies during this training camp.
The New Orleans Pelicans will not exercise the fourth-year player option on Austin Rivers, according to sources.
Rivers was the 10th overall pick to the Pelicans in the 2012 NBA Draft.
After entering Oklahoma City training camp on a non-guaranteed contract, Lance Thomas has been informed he will make the Thunder’s regular season, 15-man roster, league sources told RealGM on Friday.To finalize the roster into the regular season, the Thunder waived training camp invites Michael Jenkins, Talib Zanna and Richard Solomon.Thomas, an active 6-foot-8 forward, averaged...
Ivan Rabb has narrowed his list of schools to Arizona, California, Kansas, Kentucky and UCLA.
Rabb is one of the top recruits in the class of 2015 and attends Bishop O'Dowd in Oakland.
he Brooklyn Nets have traded guard Marquis Teague along with the 2019 second round draft pick, which was obtained from Milwaukee this past June, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for guard Casper Ware.
Ware appeared in nine games for Philadelphia last season, where he averaged 5.3 points and 1.1 assists in 12.9 minutes per game.
Teague appeared in 40 games for the Bulls and the...
The Charlotte Hornets have waived guard Justin Cobbs, forward Dallas Lauderdale and center Brian Qvale.
The Hornets roster currently stands at 15 players.
Cobbs saw action in two preseason games, averaging 1.0 point and 1.0 rebound in 4.5 minutes. Lauderdale and Qvale each appeared in one preseason game, seeing 3:13 worth of action.
The New York Knicks have waived center Didier Mbenga and forward Orlando Sanchez. Mbenga, 7-0, 250-pounds, signed with New York on Oct. 8. He appeared in one preseason game, scoring two points over five minutes. Sanchez, 6-9, 220-pounds, appeared in one preseason game after signing as a free agent on Sep. 17.
In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks about the New Orleans Pelicans with Mason Ginsberg of BourbonStreetShots.com (@MasonGinsberg).
The two discuss how Anthony Davis' rise to prominence puts the Pelicans in a unique negotiating position with high-level free agents, defining success for this season and the exciting possibility of Monty Williams playing Davis...
The Brooklyn Nets have exercised the third-year contract options on forward/center Mason Plumlee and guard/forward Sergey Karasev. Both players will remain under contract through at least the 2015-16 season.
Selected out of Duke in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft (22nd overall), Plumlee was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team following his first season with Brooklyn. In...
Victor Oladipo will be out indefinitely after suffering a facial fracture in practice Thursday. Oladipo, who was evaluated Thursday afternoon, will undergo a corrective surgical procedure on Saturday. He was injured after taking an inadvertent elbow during a practice drill. Oladipo (6’4”, 210, 5/4/92) has not played during the preseason due to a sprained MCL in his left knee.
Monta Ellis has the ability to opt out of his contract with the Dallas Mavericks after this season, but he has become fond of the organization and discussed a desire to retire with the team.
“It is a business, but at the same time, I’m going to look into everything with my family, sit down with my wife, my kids and we’re going to go from there," Ellis said. "But I’m...
The New York Knicks have signed center Jordan Vandenberg.
Vandenberg, 7-1, 245-pounds, an undrafted free agent out of North Carolina State University, averaged 2.0 points and 4.0 rebounds over 9.9 minutes in two games with New York’s entry at the 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, NV.
Steve Nash is expected to be ruled out for the entire 14-15 NBA season due to recurring nerve damage in his back, according to sources.
Nash had said he expects this season to be his final one.
Nash hurt himself last season getting out of bed and was hurt a week ago carrying his bags.
The Los Angeles Lakers acquired Nash in a sign-and-trade from the Phoenix Suns in 2012, but he has...
The Boston Celtics have claimed free agent forward Jarell Eddie off NBA waivers, a league source told RealGM.
Eddie was recently released by the Atlanta Hawks, and he drew multiple waiver bids before the Celtics were awarded his rights. Eddie could be being signed to be released as part of Boston’s allocated players to Maine in the NBA D-League.
Eddie scored eight points and grabbed...
The San Antonio Spurs have waived guard Bryce Cotton and forward Josh Davis.
Cotton, who was signed by San Antonio on July 7, appeared in five preseason contests for the Spurs, averaging 4.8 points and 1.4 assists in 11.3 minutes.
Davis was signed on Aug. 27. In three preseason games, he averaged 1.3 points and 2.0 rebounds in 6.0 minutes.
San Antonio’s roster now stands at 16.
Kevin Love wrote a first-person essay called "How I Spent My Summer Vacation", which details his trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
"I grew up a lot – personally and professionally – during my time with the Wolves," writes Love. "I’ll be the first to tell you that I didn’t always handle things perfectly. We are all unfinished...
Michael Carter-Williams and the Philadelphia 76ers have a target return date of Nov. 13 against the Dallas Mavericks, according to a source.
Carter-Williams has been out since May after surgery on his right shoulder.
Carter-Williams averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds for the 76ers team that finished with the second-worst record in the NBA last season.
T.J. Warren has sustained a small crack in a bone in his left thumb and will be treated with a splint and rest, the Phoenix Suns announced on Thursday.
There is no timetable for Warren's return.
Warren, a rookie from North Carolina State, was selected by the Suns with the 14th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. He has averaged 5.0 points and 12.2 minutes in five preseason appearances.
The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on forward/center Willie Reed.
Reed, who was signed to the Nets' training camp roster on September 25, 2014, posted averages of 4.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in two preseason contests.
Kevin Love will play a different role with the Cleveland Cavaliers than he has throughout his entire basketball career, using his size and shooting ability to stretch the floor.
"My entire life I've played the game from inside-out," Love said. "So the more touches I can get inside to get myself going, the better. I'm not accustomed to starting out a game shooting...
The Houston Rockets have signed Geron Johnson and requested waivers on Akil Mitchell.
Johnson (6-3, 203, Memphis), appeared in 67 contests at Memphis University holding career averages of 9.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in 28.3 minutes.
Mitchell (6-9, 230, Virginia), appeared in 133 contests and held career averages of 6.9 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists as...
Veteran forward Josh Powell has been waived by the Houston Rockets, a league source told RealGM.Powell had a non-guaranteed contract for 2014-15 as part of the multi-year deal he signed late last season. Despite the likelihood of his release, Powell entered training camp as one of the Rockets’ locker room voices, a close friend of Dwight Howard who trained with the All-Star center...
The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised their third-year options on Steven Adams and Andre Roberson in addition to its fourth-year options on Perry Jones and Jeremy Lamb, the team announced Wednesday.
During his rookie season with Oklahoma City, Adams appeared in 81 games (20 starts) and averaged 3.3 points, 4.1 rebounds (ninth among NBA Rookies) and 14.8 minutes while being named to...