Nick Johnson, the 42nd overall pick in June’s NBA draft, will sign a fully guaranteed, three-year rookie contract with the Houston Rockets, a league source told RealGM.
Johnson fell to the Rockets in the second round after his junior season at the University of Arizona, where he averaged 12.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
A strong, athletic guard at 6-foot-3, Johnson was...
The Utah Jazz will trade John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Carrick Felix, a future second round pick and $1 million in cash.
The Cavaliers have been searching for non-guaranteed contracts in order to flip them to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal involving Kevin Love.
The Wolves are seeking cap relief along with Andrew Wiggins and Anthony...
The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a three-year, $10.1 million deal with Bojan Bogdanovic.
Bogdanovic was the 31st overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.
Bogdanovic averaged 13.4 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 61 games last season with Fenerbahce Ulker.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are in search for an experienced center via trade and are offering future first round picks.
The Cavaliers only have Anderson Varejao and Brendan Haywood on their depth chart at center.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in acquiring non-guaranteed contracts to help them in their efforts to make a trade for Kevin Love.
The Minnesota Timberwolves would obtain salary cap relief from the Cavaliers.
The Wolves would like to unload the contracts of Kevin Martin and J.J. Barea.
The Cavaliers are offering a package built around Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett.
The Chicago Bulls have entered the Kevin Love trade talks with a package offered to the Minnesota Timberwolves believed to be centered around Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler.
The Bulls shelved their interest in Love while pursuing Carmelo Anthony.
The Bulls and Golden State Warriors were intially believed to be Love's preferred destinations, but he's now interested in the Cleveland...
Emmanuel Mudiay has agreed upon a $1.2 million deal with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association. Mudiay committed to SMU, but concerns of his eligibilty became an issue this month. Mudiay is expected to be a top lottery pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Sportando first reported news of the agreement.
Robbie Hummel has re-signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Hummel's deal will reportedly be for one year at his minimum.
Hummel averaged 3.4 points and 2.5 rebounds over 12.4 minutes in 53 games with the Timberwolves last season.
Eric Bledose has yet to sign with an NBA team in restricted free agency, and the Phoenix Suns remain a likely option.
"We'll continue to work as hard as we can within that restricted free agency system established by the collective bargaining agreement," Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby said Monday. "We continue to hope and expect that he will...
LeBron James' camp did not push him to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers this offseason.
"This was a decision that LeBron made in his heart," Maverick Carter told ESPN.com's Jason Whitlock on the Real Talk podcast. "We didn't push him to do it. We don't push him to do anything. If he asks our opinion or what did we think about the pros and the cons...
The Chicago Bulls have signed Cameron Bairstow, their second round pick out of New Mexico.
“We like Cameron’s combination as a player with his size, energy and physicality,” General Manager Gar Forman said in a statement. “He is a hard worker who will only get better with time.”
Evan Turner is finalizing a contract with the Boston Celtics, according to sources.
Turner will sign for a portion of the Celtics' midlevel exception.
Turner finished last season with the Indiana Pacers after starting his career with the Philadelphia 76ers.
NBA Development League President Dan Reed is leaving the NBA after more than a decade of service to join Facebook as head of global sports partnerships. His last day is July 31.
Reed, who began his NBA tenure as senior manager of team marketing and business operations in 2004, was elevated to his current post in 2007.
“Dan’s exceptional business acumen and tireless work ethic...
Stan Van Gundy has reached out to Josh Smith to inform him that reports of trade talks involving the Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings have been inaccurate. Van Gundy told Smith he expects him to be in training camp with the Pistons this fall.
The Kings made calls about Smith back in June, but there was never an offer that created serious discussions.
The frontcourt of the Pistons...
Chris Singleton has received interest from the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers.
Singleton was the 18th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards and is a free agent.
Singleton played in just 25 games (250 minutes) this past season after the Wizards declined their fourth-year option on his contract. Singleton had a "Jones fracture" before the season began.
The Milwaukee Bucks have been awarded the contract of guard Kendall Marshall on a waiver claim.
Marshall was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers on July 18.
Appearing in 54 games for the Lakers in 2013-14, Marshall, 22, averaged 8.0 points, 8.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds per contest. In his best stretch of the season in January, he tallied at least 10 assists and scored at least 10 points...
The Indiana Pacers' best offer for Lance Stephenson was reportedly $44 million over five years, but his camp was searching for a $55 million contract.
Stephenson eventually agreed upon a three-year, $27 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets.
"I really feel bad about losing him,'' Larry Bird said. "I hope it doesn't interfere with our relationship. But...
Glen Rice, Jr. of the Washington Wizards was unanimously named Most Valuable Player of the NBA Summer League 2014, while nine additional standout players highlight the All-NBA Summer League First and Second teams, as selected by a panel of media members. Rice, Jr. played in six games in Las Vegas, helping the Wizards advance to the semifinals of the Samsung NBA Summer League tournament...
Jan Vesely is close to signing with Fenerbahce Ulker.
Vesely was the sixth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards and was traded last season to the Denver Nuggets.
Vesely has played in just 2,455 minutes over three NBA seasons.
Andrew Wiggins and the Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to sign a contract in the coming week.
Sources say the delay in Wiggins signing his deal has nothing to do with the possibilty of being traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.
The Cavaliers, sources say, are merely exploring options for using their estimated $1.4 million in remaining cap space before signing Wiggins...
The Utah Jazz have expressed interest in signing Toure' Murry, according to a source.
Murry is reportedly also waiting to see whether a deal will form with the Miami Heat.
Murry played for the New York Knicks last season.
Patric Young signed a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, as he announced on his Twitter page.
Young went undrafted in June after his collegiate career at Florida and landed with the Pelicans in Summer League.
Young signed a two-year deal with the Pelicans, according to OnlyGators.com.
Dwight Howard believes that Chandler Parsons' departure from the Houston Rockets will not have a major impact on the team next season.
"It won't affect us at all," Howard said. "We have myself and James. We have the best center and the best two guard in the game on the same team. It's on us."
Parsons spent three years as the Rockets' starter at...
Diante Garrett was released by the Toronto Raptors on Saturday.
Garrett was acquired by the Raptors via trade this offseason.
The Milwaukee Bucks will claim Kendall Marshall off waivers, according to sources.
The Los Angeles Lakers released Marshall on Friday and had reportedly hoped to re-sign him if he cleared waivers.
Marshall will add passing to the Bucks' backcourt.