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Celtics’ Green donates $1 million to Georgetown (Yahoo Sports)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to Georgetown’s new athletic center.

Posted on 29 August 2014 @ 12:08 am

Guard Shannon Brown signs with Miami Heat (Yahoo Sports)

Shannon Brown signed Wednesday with the Miami Heat, the ninth team the veteran guard has been part of in his career. Brown appeared in 29 games last season with New York and San Antonio. He has appeared in 403 games for seven different clubs, and was briefly with Washington last season though never appeared in a game. Brown played for the Los Angeles Lakers when they won NBA titles in 2009 and 2010.

Posted on 28 August 2014 @ 12:39 am

Rockets sign forward Tarik Black (Yahoo Sports)

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets have signed forward Tarik Black, who played on their summer league teams in Orlando and Las Vegas.

Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 11:01 pm

Kevin Love pledges commitment to Cavaliers (Yahoo Sports)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - April 16: Kevin Love #42 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots the ball against the Utah Jazz on April 16, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Love’s phone rang in July and LeBron James asked the All-Star forward if he wanted to play with him in Cleveland. Getting used to a new city and new team after being acquired by the Cavaliers on Saturday, Love said he’s committed to winning an NBA title with the Cavaliers – however long it takes. Love, who didn’t make the playoffs during six sometimes rocky seasons with Minnesota, can opt out of his contract and become a free agent next summer. Cleveland is smitten with its newest superstar.


Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 9:40 pm

Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension (Yahoo Sports)

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 18: Steve Ballmer and Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers speak to the media at STAPLES Center on August 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster after 33 years of ownership. ”Not only is Doc one of the best coaches and executives in the game, but he continually embodies the hardcore, committed and resilient character and winning culture that the Clippers represent,” Ballmer said, repeating the ”hardcore” theme he uttered during last week’s fan rally.


Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 7:59 pm

Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition (Yahoo Sports)

LAS PALMAS, GRAN CANARIA, SPAIN - AUGUST 26: Anthony Davis #14 of the USA Men's National Team rebounds against the Slovenia National Team at Gran Canaria Arena in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain on August 26, 2014. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mike Krzyzewski’s big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain’s imposing frontcourt. I haven’t seen Spain play,” Krzyzewski said. ”If we play Spain, it’s a long way away. Anthony Davis scored 18 points and teamed with Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S.


Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 1:20 pm

Bucks acquire Jared Dudley from Clippers (Yahoo Sports)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Small forward Jared Dudley is going to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 3:23 am


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Utah Jazz sign guard Toure` Murry

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard Toure’ Murry.
Murry (6-5, 195, Wichita State) played his rookie season with the New York Knicks, averaging 2.7 points and 1.0 assists in 7.3 minutes in 51 games during the 2013-14 campaign. He shot 43.4 percent from the field (56-of-129), including 41.7 percent [...]

Posted on 28 August 2014 @ 6:14 pm

Video: Best Dallas Mavericks plays of the 2013-14 season

The Dallas Mavericks finished last season with a 49-33 record. Enjoy these video highlights showcasing some of their best plays:

Posted on 28 August 2014 @ 7:03 am

Houston Rockets sign forward Tarik Black

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed forward Tarik Black, a participant on the team’s Orlando and Las Vegas Summer League squads.
Black (6-8, 253, Kansas), appeared in 135 contests and held career averages of 8.4 points on 61.4% FG shooting, 4.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks over the course of [...]

Posted on 28 August 2014 @ 12:06 am

Miami Heat sign Shannon Brown

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Shannon Brown.
Brown, an eight-year NBA veteran, has appeared in 403 career NBA regular season games (58 starts) and averaged 7.7 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 18.0 minutes while shooting 42 percent from the field, 33.1 percent from three-point range and 80.7 percent from the [...]

Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 10:40 pm

Utah Jazz sign guard Kevin Murphy

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard Kevin Murphy.
Murphy (6-6, 185, Tennessee Tech) finished the 2013-14 season with the Idaho Stampede, where he ranked second in the league in scoring and was named to the 2014 All-D-League First Team. He appeared in 34 games (24 starts) for the [...]

Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 9:02 pm

Doc Rivers, Clippers agree to long-term contract

The Los Angeles Clippers today announced that President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the team through the end of the 2019 season.
“This is an important day for this organization,” Clippers owner Steve Ballmer said. “I am excited to work with Doc for [...]

Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 4:30 pm

Bucks sign second-round pick Damien Inglis

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed the 31st selection of the 2014 NBA Draft, Damien Inglis, to a multi-year contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today.
A native of Cayenne in French Guiana, Inglis played last season with Roanne as a rookie in France’s top league, Pro A, where he averaged 4.6 points and 3.6 rebounds in [...]

Posted on 26 August 2014 @ 10:36 pm

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Celtics’ Green donates $1M to Georgetown

Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to Georgetown’s new athletic center.

Posted on 29 August 2014 @ 5:13 am

U.S. team aims for world basketball title

The bad news just kept coming, the only difference whether the culprit was injury or interest.

Posted on 28 August 2014 @ 7:40 pm

Rockets sign forward Tarik Black

The Houston Rockets have signed forward Tarik Black, who played on their summer league teams in Orlando and Las Vegas.

Posted on 28 August 2014 @ 6:57 pm

FIBA World Cup on NBA TV

NBA TV will televise live 19 FIBA World Cup games in Spain. The group-play part of the international tournament begins Saturday, Aug. 30. The single-elimination part of the tournament begins Sept. 6 and ends with the championship game on Sept. 14.

Posted on 28 August 2014 @ 6:53 pm

What to watch in FIBA World Cup group stage

The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games — the Americans winning both — and fans would love to see them meet again in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

Posted on 28 August 2014 @ 4:07 pm

Heat sign guard Shannon Brown

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Shannon Brown. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 10:59 pm

Clippers extend Rivers’ contract for five years

Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years.

Posted on 27 August 2014 @ 8:36 pm


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