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Mavericks sign 1st-round pick Justin Anderson (Yahoo Sports)

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks signed first-round draft pick Justin Anderson on Saturday.

Posted on 2 August 2015 @ 2:58 am

NBA’s current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition (Yahoo Sports)

JOHANNESBURG, SA - AUGUST 1: Hakeem Olajuwon #34 and Dikembe Mutombo #55 of Team Africa waits to check into the game against Team World during the NBA Africa Game 2015 as part of Basketball Without Boarders on August 1, 2015 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday – starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute. It got even louder when African NBA legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo stripped off their business suits to don their old team uniforms again and play for a little while in the second quarter. The 52-year-old Olajuwon, in a Houston No. 34 jersey, pulled off a turn-around jumper – the ”Dream Shake” – that had the current NBA stars leaping off the benches with their arms in the air.


Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 4:52 pm

Nuggets sign Emmanuel Mudiay to multiyear deal (Yahoo Sports)

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets signed top pick Emmanuel Mudiay to a multiyear deal Friday.

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 1:11 am

Pacers’ Jordan Hill arrested in Georgia for reckless driving (Yahoo Sports)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers newcomer Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 mph in a 65 mph zone.

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 10:41 pm

Mavs sign free-agent forward Jeremy Evans (Yahoo Sports)

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks signed free-agent forward Jeremy Evans on Friday.

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 9:30 pm

Warriors acquire Jason Thompson from 76ers for Wallace (Yahoo Sports)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have acquired forward/center Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace, the player they had just received from Boston in the David Lee deal.

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 9:24 pm

Lieberman hired by Kings as NBA’s second female assistant (Yahoo Sports)

ROSEMONT, IL - JULY 26: Nancy Lieberman, Women's Hall of Famer and head coach of the NBA Development League Texas Legends addresses attendees of special Chicago Sky pre game event prior to the start of the WNBA game against the Connecticut Sun on July 26, 2011 at the All-State Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

New Sacramento Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman recalls a conversation with Pat Riley a couple of years back when she explained to the Miami Heat executive how much she wanted to keep coaching at basketball’s highest level. ”When I said to him, ‘You know, I really would like to coach,’ and he said, ‘You would?’ and he goes, ‘Nancy, if you want something you have to tell people what you want,”’ she said. The Hall of Famer was hired by the Kings on Friday, joining Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs as another female NBA assistant coach.


Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 8:17 pm


ESPN - United States

Sources: Rose wavering on Team USA decision

Sources: Rose wavering on Team USA decision

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 7:56 pm

Sources: Howard to attend USAB minicamp

Sources: Howard to attend USAB minicamp

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 5:58 am

Pacers' Hill arrested in Georgia for driving 107 mph

Pacers' Hill arrested in Georgia for driving 107 mph

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 11:50 pm

Warriors add Thompson, send Wallace to 76ers

Warriors add Thompson, send Wallace to 76ers

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 10:53 pm

New Kings hire Lieberman tips cap to Hammon

New Kings hire Lieberman tips cap to Hammon

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 9:48 pm

Q&A: Hollins on Nets' offseason, outlook

Q&A: Hollins on Nets' offseason, outlook

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 9:00 pm

MJ backboard, Mantle card sold at auction

MJ backboard, Mantle card sold at auction

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 3:52 am

Inside Hoops - United States

Nuggets sign rookie Emmanuel Mudiay

The Denver Nuggets have signed guard Emmanuel Mudiay to a multi-year contract, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
All first round draft picks are guaranteed to receive a contract, assuming they wish to come to the NBA right away. Thereforefore, this is a standard signing, and was expected.
Mudiay, 6-5, […]

Posted on 2 August 2015 @ 8:14 am

Mavericks sign first round draft pick Justin Anderson

The Dallas Mavericks announced today they have signed 21st overall pick Justin Anderson.
All first round draft picks are guaranteed to receive a contract, assuming they wish to come to the NBA right away. So, this signing was expected.
Anderson (6-6, 228) impressed at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas where he started all 6 six […]

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 10:59 pm

Clippers waive Jordan Hamilton

The L.A. Clippers announced today the team has waived forward Jordan Hamilton.
Hamilton appeared in 14 games with the Clippers last season, making two starts and averaging 2.7 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 8.7 minutes.
The Los Angeles native originally signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Feb. 24, 2015. He has appeared […]

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 10:38 pm

Video: Best Raptors plays of the year

The Toronto Raptors finished the 2014-15 regular season with a 49-33 record. Enjoy these video highlights of some of their best plays of the year:

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 10:17 pm

Pelicans waive Toney Douglas

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today the team has waived point guard Toney Douglas.
Douglas, 6-2, 185, appeared in 12 games for New Orleans during the 2014-15 season, averaging 4.3 points and 2.0 assists in 14.8 minutes per game. Originally signed by the Pelicans on February 4, Douglas was waived on February 19 before subsequently re-signing […]

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 10:19 pm

Sixers trade Jason Thompson to Warriors for Gerald Wallace

The Golden State Warriors have acquired forward/center Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for forward Gerald Wallace, the team announced today. As part of the deal, Philadelphia also receives cash and draft considerations.
“We’re very happy to add Jason to our roster,” said Warriors General Manager Bob Myers. “He has a proven track record […]

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 9:10 pm

Kings hire Nancy Lieberman as assistant coach

The Sacramento Kings have hired Chad Iske as associate head coach and John Welch, Anthony Carter, and Nancy Lieberman as assistant coaches, according to Kings Vice President of Basketball and Franchise Operations Vlade Divac. Iske, Welch, Carter and Lieberman join Corliss Williamson and Vance Walberg on George Karl’s staff.
Iske joins the Kings after the past […]

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 7:35 pm

NBA - United States

Mavs officially sign first-round pick Justin Anderson

The Dallas Mavericks announced today they have signed 21st overall pick Justin Anderson. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 11:08 pm

Clippers waive forward Jordan Hamilton

The L.A. Clippers announced today the team has waived forward Jordan Hamilton.

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 10:25 pm

NBA’s current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition

The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday – starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.

Posted on 1 August 2015 @ 5:15 pm

Pacers’ Jordan Hill arrested in Georgia

Indiana Pacers newcomer Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 mph in a 65 mph zone.

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 11:24 pm

Pacers’ Jordan Hill arrested in Georgia for reckless driving

Indiana Pacers newcomer Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 mph in a 65 mph zone.

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 11:05 pm

Nuggets sign first-round pick Mudiay

The Denver Nuggets have signed guard Emmanuel Mudiay to a multi-year contract, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 10:50 pm

Pelicans waive Toney Douglas

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today the team has waived point guard Toney Douglas.

Posted on 31 July 2015 @ 10:24 pm


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