Cavs sign free agent Chris "Birdman" Andersen (The Associated Press)
22 Jul 2016 at 8:43am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cavaliers have officially signed veteran forward Chris ''Birdman'' Andersen to a one-year contract.
Kareem, Jason and Jarron Collins to speak, support Hillary at DNC (Ball Don't...
21 Jul 2016 at 11:53am
Three former NBA big men ? all-time leading scorer and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and twins Jason and Jarron Collins ? will be among those featured speaking in support of presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week.
Clippers sign Brandon Bass in deal reuniting him with Rivers (The Associated ...
20 Jul 2016 at 6:44am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Clippers have signed forward Brandon Bass, who joins them after playing last season for the Lakers.
Magic G Meeks out indefinitely after foot surgery (The Associated Press)
19 Jul 2016 at 10:03am
Recently acquired Orlando Magic guard Jodie Meeks underwent surgery on Tuesday to stabilize the fifth metatarsal in his right foot, the team announced. Meeks will be sidelined indefinitely, according to the Magic. Meeks played in just three games with the Detroit Pistons last season after breaking the foot in an Oct. 28 game against the Utah Jazz.
LA Clippers waive F Branden Dawson (The Associated Press)
17 Jul 2016 at 6:02pm
The Los Angeles Clippers have waived forward Branden Dawson, who played sparingly for them as a rookie last season. The team announced Sunday they were cutting ties with the former Michigan State standout, who became expendable after its reported acquisition of veteran power forward Brandon Bass, which the team has yet to officially announce. Dawson appeared in six games with the Clippers, averaging 0.8 points and 0.7 rebounds in 4.8 minutes.
NBA Summer League over for 16 teams in consolation play (The Associated Press)
15 Jul 2016 at 10:22pm
A look at the eight consolation games Friday in the Las Vegas Summer League:
AP source: Cavaliers agree to deal with Chris Andersen (The Associated Press)
15 Jul 2016 at 4:58pm
A person with knowledge of the details says the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a deal with center Chris Andersen. The 38-year-old Andersen rejoins LeBron James, his former teammate in Miami when the Heat won an NBA title and played in another NBA Finals in 2013-14. Andersen split last season between Miami and Memphis, averaging 3.9 points and 3.6 rebounds.
Report: Warriors looking to earn more from jersey ad than any NBA team (Ball ...
15 Jul 2016 at 4:46pm
Which brand will have a place on Kevin Durant?s jersey in 2017? The NBA?s use of on-jersey advertisements has gone from long-running flirtation to full-on relationship set to start during the 2017-18 season. The Philadelphia 76ers became the first franchise to reach a deal with sponsor when they announced a three-year, roughly $15-million agreement with online ticket marketplace StubHub in May, and it?s likely only a matter of time before more teams announce their own deals.
Kobe gets gold slime shower at Nick's Kids Choice Sports Awards (Ball Don't L...
15 Jul 2016 at 10:22am
On Wednesday night, Kobe Bryant received the Icon Award at the 2016 ESPYS, joining fellow just-retired all-time greats Peyton Manning and Abby Wambach in celebration of all they accomplished on and off the field during their respective careers. On Thursday, the longtime Los Angeles Lakers star received another such honor. The Mamba received the Legend Award at the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids? Choice Sports Awards on Thursday night, honoring his many achievements throughout a two-decade career in L.A. during which he won five NBA championships, two NBA Finals Most Valuable Player awards and one regular-season MVP trophy while making 18 All-Star teams and earning 15 All-NBA selections.
Lakers forward Nance has 'probable fracture' in right hand (The Associated Pr...
15 Jul 2016 at 7:12am
The Los Angeles Lakers say forward Larry Nance Jr. has a ''probable fracture'' is in right hand. Nance played Thursday in an 88-80 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Las Vegas during the NBA Summer League, getting injured with only seconds remaining. The Lakers say X-rays taken after the game show a ''probable fracture.'' They say Nance will return to Los Angeles to be examined by a hand specialist on Friday.
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