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Boston Celtics News & Notes 7/25/16: Roster Far From Settled as Training Camp Looms

Although the trade possibilities may be scarce, the Celtics will need to make some meaningful roster moves before the start of next season.
Via CLNS Radio
16 hours ago

Reactions from DeMarcus Cousins Outing against China

Last night Team USA took their talents to the Staples Center to play against the Chinese national team in an exhibition match. It was expected that the United States would win last night’s contest, but they took it to another level and defeated China by a score of 106-57. DeMarcus Cousins, Center for the Sacramento […] Reactions from DeMarcus Cousins Outing against China - A...
Via A Royal Pain
16 hours ago

Tyronn Lue, Cleveland Cavaliers Agree To 5-Year, $35 Million Extension

The Cleveland Cavaliers and head coach Tyronn Lue have agreed on a five-year, $35 million contract extension. Cleveland Cavaliers and head coach Tyronn Lue have agreed to a five-year, $35 million contract extension, according to The Vertical‘s Adrian Wojnarowski. Lue took over as Cavaliers head coach on Jan. 22nd after the Cavs fired then-coach David Blatt. Cleveland.com‘s...
Via King James Gospel
16 hours ago

Cavs sign Tyronn Lue to five-year, $35 million extension

Tyronn Lue will be on the Cavs’ bench for the foreseeable future and be well paid for his efforts. The NBA Champion Cavaliers’ offseason dominoes are finally starting to fall. This time it’s head coachTy Lue agreeing to a five-year deal worth $35 million to coach the team through 2022 according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical: Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue has...
Via Fear The Sword
16 hours ago

BREAKING: Tyronn Lue, Cavs agree on lucrative 5-year, $35 million deal

Head coach Tyronn Lue came on as the Cavs head coach mid-season and was able to do the near-impossible: win an NBA Championship. After weeks of deliberation and conversations with the organization he helped bring its first title to, Lue and the Cavs have reportedly agreed on a 5-year, $35 million deal, per Adrian Wojnarowski […] The post BREAKING: Tyronn Lue, Cavs agree on lucrative...
Via Cavs Nation
16 hours ago

Cavs sign coach Tyronn Lue to a five-year extension

The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly signed Tyronn Lue to an extension that will make him the third highest-paid head coach in the Association. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue has agreed to a five-year, $35M extension, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 25, 2016 It’s a move that makes all the sense in the world. After firing...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Former Cavalier Sasha Kaun makes big announcement after championship season

Former little-used Cleveland Cavaliers center Sasha Kaun is technically an NBA Champion, and he just made sure he’s going out on top. According to Gary Bedore of The Lawrence Journal-World, Kaun has announced his retirement from professional basketball on Monday. He played in his first NBA season this year, and it ended up being his […] The post BREAKING: Former Cavalier Sasha...
Via Cavs Nation
16 hours ago

Miami Heat welcome aboard Dion Waiters

The Miami Heat are apparently not done making moves just yet: the organization and Dion Waiters have just agreed to a one-year deal. The Miami Heat may have lost Dwyane Wade, but fear not; the team is not left behind without prominent shooters. Since Wade’s announcement of joining the Chicago Bulls, president Pat Riley and […] Miami Heat welcome aboard Dion Waiters - All U Can...
Via All U Can Heat
16 hours ago

Nuggets’ Summer League big man Ondrej Balvin signs with overseas powerhouse

  7-foot-1 center Ondrej Balvin, who played with the Denver Nuggets at the Las Vegas Summer League, has signed an overseas contract with Bayern Munich, according to various reports. Balvin only averaged 3.8 points and 2.6 rebounds in 10.6 minutes per game with Denver, but it was enough to convince Bayern that he was worth a two-year contract with an option on the second year. “It’s...
Via BSN Denver
17 hours ago

Two ex-Wizards face legal trouble

Becomng the latest focus of a TMZ scoop isn't a good thing. Two former Wizards -- Glen Rice Jr. and DeJuan Blair -- made their
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Interpreting R.C. Buford’s Rookie Signings

Recently, the Spurs have signed three rookies to contracts. Now that summer league has come to a close, I wanted to take the time to reflect on the deals each prospect signed. Dejounte Murray, the Spurs’ only 2016 NBA Draft selection, was picked in the first round. That meant he had to sign a deal […] Interpreting R.C. Buford’s Rookie Signings - Air Alamo - Air Alamo - A San...
Via Air Alamo
17 hours ago

Video: Boston Celtics 2015-2016 Highlights

A look back at the 2015-2016 season.
Via Celtics Life
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trade Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins Linked to Utah Jazz?

A handful of sites have brought to light a supposed trade scenario involving the Utah Jazz and DeMarcus Cousins. But would this be a wise move? It’s still only a theory at this point, but I believe somewhere in the deep, dark realms of the internet exists a sinister man who spends his time conjuring up outlandish trade rumors just for […] Trade Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins...
Via Purple and Blues
17 hours ago

Dennis Schroder wears disguise to play in German streetball tournament

It looks like the newly minted starting point guard of the Atlanta Hawks is having some fun this summer….. Was great to play 3on3 in Berlin ... This reminds me on the Spurs situation.. who remember that? #SummerSixteenGrind #SchrodersSwagTeam #DS17 #FG #FlexGanG #TeamBros #TheGoldenPatch A video posted by Dennis Schröder (@dennismike93) on Jul 25, 2016 at 8:56am...
Via Crossover Chronicles
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Payne Injury Update

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 25, 2016 – Oklahoma City Thunder guard Cameron Payne underwent a successful procedure today to repai
Via NBA.com
17 hours ago

AP Source: Pistons agree to 1-year deal with McCallum

DETROIT (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a one-year contract with guard Ray McCallum. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal had not been announced. McCallum's deal is for the league minimum, which is about $1 million for a player with his service time. McCallum averaged 3.3...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Schröder wears a wig and goggles during 3-on-3 tournament

I mean, why not? During an offseason in which Dennis Schröder has become the presumptive starting point guard for the Atlanta Hawks, the 22-year-old is having fun back in his home country of Germany. Schröder played in the ShutUpAndPlay 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Berlin this past weekend. While that sounds pretty normal, it didn’t come without a twist by Schröder himself...
Via Peachtree Hoops
17 hours ago

PODCAST: Giannis Antetokounmpo's all-star future, debating the value of Khris Middleton and Jabari Parker

Back in 2007, famed gambler and basketball analytics guru Jeffrey Ma summed up the Spurs' roster-building philosophy rather succinctly: I remember sitting with Kevin Pritchard before he was KP, the GM of the Trail Blazers, and he explained the Spurs' mantra to me: Get three superstars and then fill the roster with guys willing to go through a wall to win. While it hardly seems...
Via Brew Hoop
17 hours ago

WATCH: Portland Trail Blazers summer of spending

From free agent acquisitions Evan Turner and Festus Ezeli to retaining their own restricted free agents Meyers Leonard and Allen Crabbe, as well as reaching an extension with CJ McCollum, the Portland Trail Blazers have had a busy summer of spending
Via The Oregonian
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New Look of the Spurs’ Frontcourt

During San Antonio’s ill-fated Western Conference Semifinals against Oklahoma City, the Thunder bigs bullied the Spurs in the paint. Tim Duncan was too old, Boris Diaw and David West were too small, and Boban Marjanovic didn’t play much. It was clear that the Spurs needed to get younger and more athletic in the frontcourt, and […]
Via Project Spurs
18 hours ago

Jeremy Lin opens up to J. J. Redick about basketball, life and Kenny Atkinson

On Wednesday,  in between the press conference and Open House, Jeremy Lin talked by phone with J.J. Redick, who in addition to playing shooting guard for the Clippers is an interviewer (and quite the good one) at Adrian Wojnarowski's "The Vertical." Lin talked about a lot of things, everything from his faith to his hair, but for Nets fans, the big takeaway has to be what a big...
Via Nets Daily
18 hours ago

Wizards close in on shifting training camp back to campus of VCU

The Wizards will be headed back to the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University for training camp, league sources tell CSNmidatlantic.com, after plans to stage it
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 hours ago  |  Discuss
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