The Los Angeles Lakers will waive Jeremy Tyler to allow him to sign a deal in China.
Tyler spent last season with the New York Knicks and in the D-League.
Tyler was traded to the Sacramento Kings in the offseason and subsequently waived.
The continued absence of Andrea Bargnani with a strained hamstring will allow the New York Knicks further opportunities to evaluate other options at power forward.
“He hasn’t been able to practice the last few days so it wouldn’t be smart to jeopardize him by putting him into game action tomorrow,” Derek Fisher said of Bargnani after the Knicks practiced for the fourth straight...
Steven Adams returned to the Oklahoma City Thunder this season as a much improved offensive player.
Adams' production on offense was inconsistent and limited last season.
“I think he’s just settling down,” Kevin Durant said. “Getting more comfortable.”
“I thought he made a leap last year in the playoffs,” Russell Westbrook said. “I think that’s when the leap...
Carmelo Anthony finished second among the NBA's scoring leaders last season to Kevin Durant, but he does not foresee another title under Phil Jackson's and Derek Fisher's triangle system.
“I don’t think, especially in this system now, I don’t think I’ll be scoring champion,” Anthony said. “Especially with this system and the way we’re playing. The way that...
The Minnesota Timberwolves exercised the third-year options on forward Anthony Bennett, center Gorgui Dieng and forward Shabazz Muhammad on Sunday.
Bennett, obtained in a trade from Cleveland on Aug. 23, saw action in 52 games for the Cavaliers in 2013-14, averaging 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game.
Dieng saw action in 60 games last season, including 33 of the...
The Sacramento Kings have picked up the 2015-16 option on guard Ben McLemore’s contract.
Entering his second NBA campaign, the 6-5 guard averaged 8.8 points (.376 FG%, .320 3pt%, .804 FT%), 2.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 26.7 minutes per contest as a rookie last season.
The Sacramento Kings waived center Sim Bhullar, guard Deonte Burton and forward David Wear on Sunday.
The Kings preseason roster now stands at 15.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived guards Chris Crawford and Stephen Holt.
The Cavaliers' roster now stands at 16.
Crawford appeared in five preseason games for the Cavs, averaging 2.4 points and 1.6 assists in 7.6 minutes per game. Holt played in two preseason games and averaged 3.0 points in 2.3 minutes per game.
The Houston Rockets plan to utilize the NBA Development League heavily this season for their two draft picks, Clint Capela and Nick Johnson.
“The Vipers have been great for us,” Kevin McHale said. “We sent guys down here. It helped them. D-Mo was down here. Terrence came down for a while. It really helps their game a lot. I like it. Like this year, will be a huge year for Clint...
Xavier Henry will travel to New York City to seek a second opinion following this summer’s knee surgery, the Los Angeles Lakers announced on Saturday.
Henry will then travel to Dusseldorf, Germany, and receive treatment from next week to receive Regenokine treatment.
Henry was granted permission from the Lakers to miss practices and be absent from the team in order to make these...
Kawhi Leonard’s right eye infection has spread to his left eye and he will miss the remainder of the pre-season schedule.
The regular season opener against the Dallas Mavericks would appear to be up in the air for Leonard, according to a timetable for his recovery by Gregg Popovich.
“Kawhi Leonard is still out, for 10 more days,” Popovich said. “(The infection) is going back...
Gregg Popovich responded Saturday to Robert Sarver, who grabbed a mic late in Thursday’s exhibition game to apologize to the Phoenix Suns' home crowd after five San Antonio Spurs players missed the game.
“As I said, the silliness begins," Popovich said. "Most wise individuals would check facts before they made statements. Unless you’re interested in putting on...
The Boston Celtics will likely waive Will Bynum.
Danny Ainge was set to meet wth Bynum on Saturday.
The Celtics acquired Bynum on Friday from the Detroit Pistons for Joel Anthony.
Bynum averaged 8.7 points and 3.9 assists per game last season.
Dion Waiters has shot a total of 54 times in this preseason, the most of any Cleveland Cavalier player in five games. Each game he has been the leading shot-taker.
Waiters shot four-of-15 on Friday night, when Kyrie Irving scored 23 points on two less shots.
David Blatt chose his words carefully when responding to Waiters' rapid field goal attempts.
"I was thinking about...
The Chicago Bulls waived Kim English, Ben Hansbrough, and Solomon Jones.
Chicago’s roster now stands at 14.
Byron Scott discussed the high rate of three-point shot attempts taken by NBA teams and admitted he is not a believer in the system.
“You’ve got a lot of teams that just live and die by it,” Scott said Friday. “Teams, general managers, coaches, they kind of draft that way to try to space the floor as much as possible. But you have to have shooters like that; you also have...
The Phoenix Suns have 15 guaranteed contracts and a non-guaranteed deal in Earl Barron remains on the roster.
Barron is still a candidate to stay with the Suns into the regular season.
Barron could be competing with Shavlik Randolph for the 15th spot; Randolph has guaranteed salary for $1.23 million.
"The one guy that sticks out and is really fighting for the team is Earl Barron...
Larry Sanders underwent a minor outpatient surgical procedure Friday afternoon, the Milwaukee Bucks announced.
Sanders will miss the remaining three preseason games but is expected to be available for the start of the regular season.
In three preseason games this season, Sanders, 25, has averaged 10.7 points, a team-high 10.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game
The New Orleans Pelicans have waived Dionte Christmas.
Christmas, 6-5, 205, appeared in 31 games last season for the Phoenix Suns, averaging 2.3 points and 1.8 rebounds.
In this two-part episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti of BoxScoreGeeks.com (@ArturoGalletti) go through the over-unders for all 30 NBA teams for the 14-15 season.
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The Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons are working on finalizing a trade of Joel Anthony for Will Bynum.
The Celtics appear to be making the move with roster flexibility in mind. The Celtics have 16 fully guaranteed contracts on their books and must trim that down to 15 before the start of the regular season.
If the Celtics ultimately elect to waive Bynum, the $900,000 savings from...
The Dallas Mavericks are attempting to trade Gal Mekel and Bernard James due to their need to create a roster spot.
The Mavericks would prefer to keep one or two of their 15 roster spots open entering this upcoming season, the sources said. No trade for either player is currently imminent, a source said.
Mekel averaged 2.4 points and 2.0 assists in 31 games as a rookie with Dallas...
Doug McDermott has looked comfortable with both units for the Chicago Bulls while Mike Dunleavy Jr. has filled a reserve and starting role in his two seasons with the team.
The Bulls are undecided on the permanent starter at small forward.
"Mike has shot the ball extremely well, so I think he helps that first unit function very well," Thibodeau said. "I'm not locked...
Amar'e Stoudemire has been taking baths in red wine at a spa to help his body rejuvenate.
"The red wine bath is very important to me because it allows me to create more circulation in my red blood cells," Stoudemire said after completing a three-hour practice with the New York Knicks on Thursday. "Plus, it's very hot, so it's like a hot tub. But it'...
Dario Saric signed a two-year contract with Anadolu Efes in Turkey and the biggest obstacle for him to come to the NBA before 2016 reportedly remains financial.
There is not a buyout in Saric's contract with Efes, meaning the only way the Philadelphia 76ers' first round pick can sign an NBA deal is if his current team lets him go.
Saric's father has reached a boiling point with Efes.