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Eric Moreland Expected To Decide Among Interest From Lakers, Pistons, Kings

Free agent Eric Moreland has multiple deals to compete for a roster spot in NBA training camp, with the Detroit Pistons as frontrunners, league sources told RealGM. The Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings are strong under consideration for Moreland, sources said, and their front offices expect the 6-foot-10 forward to settle upon a destination once the final offers are presented...
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Jim Buss: We're Not Going To Sell Lakers

The Buss Family has no interest in selling the Los Angeles Lakers as they continue to run the franchise as a family business. "There is no point to sell, because it's a family business," he said. "We have Jesse [Buss] who runs the scouting and does an incredible job. Joey [Buss], who is the business side and runs the D-Fenders and does a great job. They're the future of the Lakers...
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Dunc'd On Pod: Eastern Conference Off-Season Grades with Danny Leroux

Host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux of RealGM and the Sporting News (@DannyLeroux) give their grades for each Eastern Conference team's off-season. They discuss whether each franchise got better or worse for the coming season, how they utilized the assets at their disposal, whether they could have done more and many other topics. Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast on BlogTalkRadio
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Steve Ballmer Rejects $60M Annual TV Deal To Start Streaming Option

Steve Ballmer has turned down a $60 million-per-year offer for local television rights and instead plans to start his own streaming network. Ballmer would be the first owner of a major United States' sports team to deliver games to consumers via a Web-based service. The Los Angeles Clippers are currently aired to approximately five million Los Angeles-area homes through Fox Sports...
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Carlos Boozer Waiting For NBA Opportunity

Carlos Boozer has received interest from China, but he will likely wait for the NBA season to start for an opportunity to open up. Boozer will see where there's a need for him with a playoff team as the season progresses. Boozer spent last season with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Jazz Sign J.J. O'Brien

The Utah Jazz have signed free agent forward J.J. O’Brien. O’Brien (6-7, 220, San Diego State) played one season at University of Utah (2010-11) before transferring to San Diego State (2011-15) to finish his collegiate career. He averaged 10.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists during his senior campaign with the Aztecs. O’Brien earned a 2014 All-Mountain West Conference...
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Toure' Murry Signs Non-Guaranteed Deal With Wizards

Toure' Murry has agreed to sign with the Washington Wizards on a non-guaranteed deal for training camp. Murry spent five games with the Wizards last season on a 10-day contract. A bad ankle sprain derailed Murry's second 10-day contract with Washington. The Wizards already have all 15 roster spots taken with guaranteed contracts.
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Kings Sign Marshall Henderson To Camp Deal

The Sacramento Kings have signed Marshall Henderson to a training camp deal, according to a source. Henderson starred at Ole Miss before going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft.
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Thunder Signing Talib Zanna On Non-Guaranteed Deal

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal with free agent forward Talib Zanna, league sources told RealGM. Zanna spent last season with the OKC Blue in the NBA D-League, averaging 13.3 points, 11 rebounds and 60 percent field-goal shooting in 50 games. Zanna joins Dez Wells as training camp invites to the Thunder. Zanna played for the Thunder and Cleveland...
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Kyrie Irving Could Be Out Until January

The rehabilitation of Kyrie Irving from a fractured kneecap is going smoothly, but he is almost certainly not going to be ready for the Cleveland Cavaliers' opener on Oct. 27. Irving could remain out until January. Irving underwent surgery in early June with an expected recovery time of three to four months. The Cavaliers want to bring him back slowly without risking a setback, with...
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Chris Singleton Receiving Interest From Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers have been in touch with representatives for Chris Singleton. Singleton was the 18th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards out of Florida State. Singleton played in China last season with the Jiangsu Dragons and then in the D-League with the Oklahoma City Blue.
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Chris Jent Named Head Coach Of Baskersfield Jam

The Phoenix Suns and Bakersfield Jam have named Chris Jent head coach of the Jam. "It's an honor to be named Head Coach of the Bakersfield Jam and to be a part of an organization like the Phoenix Suns," said Jent. "Personally, it's a great opportunity to once again be a Head Coach and there couldn't be a better setting in the NBA D-League to help players develop and reach their basketball...
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Darryl Dawkins Passes Away At 58

Darryl Dawkins has passed away at the age of 58. Dawkins had the nickname of Chocolate Thunder and broke two backboards in separate games in 1979. The Orlando native played 15 seasons in the NBA, spending the majority of his career with the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Nets. Dawkins was the first player ever drafted directly from high school to the NBA.
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Brandon Jennings Okay Coming Off Bench

Brandon Jennings was in favor of the Detroit Pistons re-signing Reggie Jackson this offseason despite the fact they play the same position. "Bringing in Reggie Jackson was smart," Jennings said. "I'm supposed to be out, really, for nine months, and they need a point guard. ... "My main thing is just to get healthy. Hey, if I have to come off the bench and be the sixth man or whatever...
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Woman Files Lawsuit Against Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose has had a lawsuit filed against him alleging sexual misconduct. The suit was filed Wednesday by an unidentified woman who said she dated Rose from 2011 to 2013. She is accusing Rose and two friends of slipping a drug into her drink and later committing sexual acts against her will. The incident, she alleged, occurred in August 2013. Rose's lawyer Lisa Cohen, in a statement...
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Chuck Hayes Won't Sign With Rockets, Pursuing Other Teams

Chuck Hayes will not sign with the Houston Rockets for the 15-16 season as expected. "Due to limited roster flexibility and other financial considerations, Chuck Hayes will not be signing with the Rockets as previously announced," wrote Calvin Andrews to Yahoo. "Chuck is very interested in continuing his playing career although he has received multiple offers to accept NBA coaching...
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Ryan Hollins Receiving Interest From Kings, Wizards, Clippers

Ryan Hollins is drawing interest from the Sacramento Kings, Washington Wizards and the Los Angeles Clippers. Hollins has most recently played for the Kings and Clippers. Hollins turns 31 in October and was a second round pick in 2006 out of UCLA.
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ESPN Gives 28 Five-Star Grades To Class Of 2016

ESPN has graded out 28 five-star prospects for the incoming freshman class of 2016. NBA scouts are especially excited for the 2017 draft, while the 2016 class isn't expected to be particularly deep. Harry Giles, Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson, Dennis Smith Jr. and Malik Monk are in ESPN's top-five.
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Clippers Remain Interested In Signing Glen Davis

The Los Angeles Clippers remain interested in signing Glen Davis. Doc Rivers spoke with agents for Davis earlier this week, but no deal has been reached. The Dallas Mavericks have also reached out to Davis. Teams in China and Europe are also possibilities for Davis.
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RealGM Radio Podcast: Northwest Division With Steve McPherson, Ben Dowsett

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Steve McPherson of Rolling Stone /Grantland (@steventurous) and Ben Dowsett of Basketball Insiders / Salt Lake City Hoops (@Ben_Dowsett) discuss the NBA's Northwest Division - the Thunder, Jazz, Trail Blazers, Timberwolves and Nuggets. The three recap the off-season (who got better and worse, rookies to watch, most interesting transaction) and preview...
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Otto Porter Prepared To Play Stretch-4 For Wizards

The Washington Wizards played their best basketball when they went small in the playoffs with Paul Pierce at power forward. Otto Porter emerged in the playoffs and would like to play some stretch four this season. “Definitely, because that’s who the NBA is transitioning, you know, to smaller lineups," said Porter when asked about playing the 4. "So being able to stretch out as...
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Jordan Clarkson Trying To Play For Philippines As Natural Born Player

Jordan Clarkson could play in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship as he's been named to the preliminary roster of the Philippines. Clarkson has a Filipino passport and he is now in the Philippines trying to confirm his eligibility. Clarkson's mother is Filipino. Clarkson would like to play as a "natural born player" instead of a passport player like Andray Blatche.
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Greg Oden Passes Tryout Phase, Signs One-Year, $1.2M Deal In China

Greg Oden has officially signed his one-year, $1.2 million deal with the Jiangsu Dragons. Oden has passed the tryout period in China. Oden didn't play competitive basketball during the 14-15 season after spending the 13-14 season with the Miami Heat.
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Heat More Likely To Trade Chris Andersen Than Mario Chalmers

The Miami Heat remain willing to trade away Chris Andersen to help alleviate their luxury tax bill. Andersen is due approximately $5 million and the Heat haven't found much of a market for a trade. The Heat, however, are expected to bring Mario Chalmers to training camp even though they haven't ruled out a trade.
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Dunc'd On Pod: Kevin Pelton on the Greatest Teams Ever

Host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) is joined by Kevin Pelton (@kpelton) to debate the greatest teams of all-time, including the 60s Celtics, '71 Bucks, '72 Lakers, '83 Sixers, 80s Celtics and Lakers, 90s Bulls, and the best recent teams. They also got into changes in style of play and the relative strength of the league through the years, then pick their personal top-fives. Check...
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