Oregon State added three basketball commitments on Tuesday in Tres Tinkle, Stephen Thompson Jr. and Derrick Bruce.
Tinkle, a 6-foot-7 small forward, is ranked as the No. 45 prospect in the ESPN 100 and the top player in the state of Montana. He's the son of recently hired head coach, Wayne Tinkle.
Thompson Jr. is a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Southern California. He is rated...
Noah Vonleh underwent successful surgery on Tuesday to repair a sports hernia suffered in a recent workout.
Vonleh is expected to miss approximately six to eight weeks.
The ninth overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets in the 2014 NBA Draft, Vonleh was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Third Team All-Big Ten in 2013-14 at Indiana University after averaging 11.3 points, a Big Ten...
The Golden State Warriors have signed Mitchell Watt for training camp.
Watt, 24, has played professionally the last two seasons in Israel, averaging 13.4 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 blocks in 34 games last season with Ironi Nes Ziona.
Watts played for the Warriors in the NBA Summer League in Juky.
Free agent guard DeAndre Liggins has reached agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on a deal to go to training camp, a league source told RealGM.Liggins has played 57 games in the NBA over parts of three seasons with the Orlando Magic, Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat, averaging 1.6 points and 1.2 rebounds.Amid contracts with the Heat a season ago, Liggins played for Miami’s...
James Michael McAdoo has signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors, according to his agent Jim Tanner.
McAdoo averaged 9 points and 5.4 rebounds for the Warriors in the NBA Summer League.
McAdoo went undrafted after three seasons at North Carolina.
Courtney Witte is leaving the Philadelphia 76ers to join the front office of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Witte has been the 76ers' director of player personnel for more than a decade.
Sam Hinkie and Witte reached agreement that allowed the longtime scout to join the Clippers.
Witte, who played college basketball under coach Bob Knight at the University of Indiana, spent 11 seasons...
Seven to eight NBA teams have expressed interest in Joe Ingles.
Ingles has a strong possibility to sign in the NBA after a career overseas. He is unlikely to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers despite the connection to Brett Brown.
Ingles is playing with Australia in the World Cup.
RealGM reported last offseason that the Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks, Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles...
Undrafted free agent Andre Dawkins has agreed to a training camp deal with the Miami Heat, league sources told RealGM.In four college seasons at Duke University, Dawkins established himself as a reliable spot-up shooter for Mike Krzyzewski, polished for the pro game. He was a reserve guard for the 2010 national championship team.As a senior, Dawkins knocked down 42.1 percent of his...
Petteri Koponen hopes to be playing in the NBA by the 2015-16 season.
Koponen said he intends to make the jump to the NBA after completing the final season on his contract with BC Khimki in Russia. "I always said my dream is to play in the NBA," Koponen said. "Every summer we talk a little bit with Dallas to see what the situation is and what they think. I've...
The Indiana Pacers’ deal with free agent Chris Singleton is a summer contract for training camp, a league source told RealGM.Singleton, the 18th pick in the 2011 NBA draft, averaged 4.1 points and 3.2 rebounds in three seasons with the Washington Wizards. Singleton, 24, played his college basketball at Florida State.David Pick of Eurobasket.com first reported that Singleton had...
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.