Derrick Rose says he has no issues as a reserve player for the U.S. national team after appearing to be the favorite to start earlier in the summer.
"We have a deep team," Rose said. "And that’s what makes us so good. "My role is coming off the bench right now. I'm fine with it. I know no second unit can win when I'm on the court or stick me when I...
Former Louisville forward and NCAA champion Chane Behanan has decided to sign in the NBA Development League and enter its draft, a source told RealGM.After going unselected in June’s NBA Draft, Behanan discussed deals with overseas teams and came close to signing with a club in Germany.
In three seasons at Louisville, Behanan, 21, averaged 9.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 steals...
Rajon Rondo and his agent Bill Duffy have strongly denied a report that he wants to be traded by the Boston Celtics.
"Neither Bill nor Rajon know where this has come from, but it didn't come from them," Alyson Furch said in a text tonight. "They want this on the record. Neither has spoken to anyone about this."
Rondo is entering the final season of his contract...
The Los Angeles Clippers are close to signing Chris Douglas-Roberts.
Douglas-Roberts had a strong season with Charlotte in 13-14, averaging 6.9 points in 20.7 minutes per game over 49 appearances.
Wayne Ellington has been waived by the Sacramento Kings.
August 31st was the final day in which teams could apply the waive-and-stretch provision for the 14-15 season.
Ellington was traded to the Kings by the Dallas Mavericks in the beginning of August.
In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) breaks down the Central Division with Nate Duncan of Basketball Insiders (@NateDuncanNBA) and Dan Feldman of PistonPowered.com (@PistonPowered).
They analyze the off-season including how adding Stan Van Gundy will impact this year's Pistons team as well as the major changes in Cleveland. After that, the group previews the upcoming...
The Miami Heat have reassigned longtime assistant coaches Ron Rothstein and Bob McAdoo.
Rothstein and McAdoo will no longer play significant roles on Erik Spoelstra's staff and could leave the bench altogether.
It is immediately unclear what role Rothstein and McAdoo will have in the organization, but both are expected to continue to have jobs with the Heat, league sources said...
Hedo Turkoglu is close to a one-year, $1.4 million deal to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Turkoglu signed with the Clippers last season after finalizing a buyout with the Orlando Magic.
Turkoglu is 35 and will be entering his 15th NBA season.
Luke Hancock, a clutch championship shooter at Louisville, has reached agreement on a one-year, league-minimum contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told RealGM.
Hancock, 24, went undrafted in June after playing two collegiate years at George Mason and his final two for Rick Pitino. As the Most Outstanding Player in the 2013 NCAA tournament, Hancock propelled Louisville...
The Houston Rockets have agreed on a trade to acquire Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings, according to sources.
The Rockets will send non-guaranteed contracts, including Alonzo Gee, to the Kings. Houston will acquire two second round draft picks, including one via the New York Knicks.
Terry was traded from the Brooklyn Nets to the Kings last season.
Jamaal Franklin was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.
The Grizzlies released Franklin under the stretch provision.
Franklin had two seasons left on his contract.
Nike has exercised its right to match Under Armour's endorsement offer to Kevin Durant, according to sources.
Nike has countered a proposal of $265 to $285 million and believes it will re-sign Durant to a deal for the next 10 years.
The deal between Nike and Durant could hit up to $300 million based on royalties. Nike officials told Durant and his team at Jay Z's Roc Nation...
Lucas Nogueira recently worked out with Hakeem Olajuwon, joining a long line of NBA big men to utlize the Hall of Fame center for workout sessions.
"Grande oportunidade de aprender com Hakeem @DR34M essa semana #TheDream #WeTheNorth @Raptors @NBABrasil," Nogueira posted on his official Twitter account.
Olajuwon has also worked out with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwight...
Nazr Mohammed worked out and met with the Miami Heat on Thursday.
The Heat are searching for another backup big man.
Among available centers, the Heat are most intrigued by Emeka Okafor, who is still rehabiliating a back injury.
Mohammed spent the past two seasons with the Chicago Bulls.
Rajon Rondo has informed the Boston Celtics that he "wants out," according to a report.
Rondo has indicated that he will not re-sign with the Celtics in 2015 and that he would not re-sign with the Sacramento Kings, who have been linked to the point guard, either.
Jordan McRae has signed a contract with Melbourne United in Australia.
McRae was selected 58th overall to the San Antonio Spurs in the 2014 NBA Draft, and his rights were traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers will maintain his rights.
McRae has an NBA out clause in his deal until January.
Brett Brown has deep ties to Australian basketball, and is credited with smoothing McRae’s...
The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers have emerged as possible destinations for Ray Allen. Allen is still deciding whether or not he will retire, but he has been widely expected to join LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers should he continue his playing career. Doc Rivers is a natural recruiter for Allen given their time together with the Boston Celtics. The Spurs have...
Ian Mahinmi suffered a shoulder injury while playing for the French national team.
Mahinmi will likely be sidelined two to three months, according to a France team doctor.
The San Antonio Spurs have expressed interest in Gustavo Ayon.
Ayon is a free agent after playing for the Atlanta Hawks last season.
The Spurs are also hopeful about re-signing Aron Baynes.
Barcelona has agreed to sign DeShaun Thomas.
Thomas had previously reached agreement with Scandone Avellino, but the club delayed in signing the contract for three weeks.
Thomas spent last season with JSF Nanterre and will replace Kostas Papanikolaou with Barcelona.
Latavious Williams has signed with Bilbao Basket.
Williams was most recently with Cajasol Sevilla in which he averaged 10.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game.
In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) works through the Southwest Division with Ed Maisonet of The Sports Fan Journal and SBNation (@edthesportsfan) and Jonathan Tjarks of RealGM (@JonathanTjarks).
They review the events of the offseason including which teams improved and which teams got worse, with special attention for the overhauls in Dallas and Houston. After that...
The Los Angeles Clippers released Carlos Delfino on Friday, the team announced.
Delfino was traded to the Clippers in a three-player trade between Los Angeles and the Milwaukee Bucks.
Delfino missed the entire 2013-14 season and is expected to miss part of the upcoming season.
Zoran Dragic is being tracked by multiple NBA teams.
Dragic has played for Unicaja Malaga since the 12-13 season and is the younger brother of Goran Dragic.
Dragic went undrafted in 2011.
After being acquired in a three-player trade, Miroslav Raduljica will be waived by the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday morning, league sources told RealGM.
Raduljica had been prepared for a trade from the Milwaukee Bucks, and the team sent him and Carlos Delfino to the Clippers for Jarden Dudley and a first round pick. The Bucks received trade inquiries on Raduljica a season ago,...