Howard’s trainers have added ball-handling, shooting to workouts

Dwight Howard‘s trainers, Ed Downs and Justin Zormelo, have added ball-handling and shooting drills to Howard’s workouts so that Howard can adapt to the current NBA and play until he’s 40-years-old — an age Howard has said he wants to get to while still being in the league. Howard signed a two-year, $11 million free-agent deal with the Washington […]

‘Substantial’ buzz growing that Butler, Irving will team up in 2019

There is a growing buzz about Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler teaming up next year in free agency, according to a report from Business Insider. Both Irving and Butler have player options for 2019, meaning if they decline the options, the two stars can become unrestricted free agents. Butler and Irving were heavily connected last […]

Anthony thanks Thunder, fans in letter

Carmelo Anthony has thanked the Oklahoma City Thunder and its fans after officially joining the Houston Rockets, saying he’s sorry that things didn’t work out in his lone season in OKC. Anthony, who signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston, averaged a career-low 16.2 points per game with the Thunder and shot only 40.4 […]

Report: Wade will re-sign with Heat, retire after season

Dwyane Wade will sign a one-year contract with the Miami Heat and retire after the 2018-19 season, according to a report from Adam Spolane of Sports Radio 610. Wade will either sign the Heat’s $5.3 million exception or the vet minimum. SOURCE: Dwyane Wade will sign a 1-year deal with the Miami Heat and that he […]

Muhammad closing in on new deal with Bucks

Free-agent swingman Shabazz Muhammad has agreed to re-sign with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to a report from Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. Per Matt Velasquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the deal is not officially done. Once it is, Muhammad will still have to compete for a roster spot in training camp, Velazquez added. Muhammad, 25, […]

Romeo Travis will always support LeBron, but has no love for Lakers, Warriors

Romeo Travis will forever be tied to LeBron James. However, there are limits to what being a high school teammate and close friend mean. For example, for Travis, who also co-starred with James in the movie, “More Than a Game,” while he’ll always have James’ back, can’t bring himself to support his new team. “I […]

Butler takes apparent jab at Towns, Wiggins on Instagram

In early June, a report surfaced that Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler was uncertain about playing with Andrew Wiggins and had issues with Wiggins’ work ethic and approach on defense this past season. Butler, one of the best two-way players in the game, turned down the Timberwolves’ four-year, $110 million extension this summer. The All-Star swingman is […]

Iguodala jokes Curry ‘has pretty much been the GM’

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said in July that he is confident the franchise will be able to afford a roster and luxury tax bill that hits $300 million in the 2019-20 season. Kevin Durant re-signed with the Warriors this summer on a one-plus-one deal, meaning he can become a free-agent again next offseason. Klay Thompson will be […]

Pacers’ Evans: ‘I’m looking forward to this season’

Tyreke Evans signed a one-year, $12 million free-agent deal with the Indiana Pacers this summer and is excited for the 2018-19 season. Evans spent last season with the lowly Memphis Grizzlies and was highly productive. In 52 games, Evans averaged 19.4 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5.2 assists, shooting 45.2 percent from the field and 39.9 percent from […]

Heat sign free-agent guard Weber to partially guaranteed deal

The Miami Heat have signed free-agent guard Briante Weber, according Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. Guard Briante Weber has agreed to a partially guaranteed deal to return to the Miami Heat, league sources tell Yahoo. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 13, 2018 The 6-foot-2, 165-pounder’s deal with the Heat is partially guaranteed, according to the […]

D’Antoni on adding Anthony: ‘I think we can make this work’

Carmelo Anthony officially signed his one-year deal with the Houston Rockets Monday, reuniting the veteran scorer with head coach Mike D‘Antoni. Anthony, who signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston, was coached by D’Antoni in New York. The two had a murky relationship back then and D’Antoni resigned from his post during the 2011-12 season because he […]

Harrison backs out of deal to play in Turkey

Aaron Harrison is not heading to Turkey to play this season, after all. The former Charlotte Hornets and Dallas Mavericks guard has backed out of an agreement to play for Galatasaray in the Turkish league, according to a report by Orazio Cauchi of Sportando. After initially agreeing to a deal with Galatasaray, Aaron Harrison decided […]

Walton Jr. will sign training camp deal with Bulls

Point guard Derrick Walton Jr. will sign a training camp deal with the Chicago Bulls, according to Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald. Walton played this past season with the Miami Heat as a two-way player. Told Derrick Walton Jr. signing with #Bulls is a training camp addition. Not likely to make team, but you never know. […]

Crawford signs camp deal with Grizzlies

Undrafted guard Markel Crawford has signed a contract with the Memphis Grizzlies to attend training camp, as HoopsRumors noted. Crawford is 6-foot-4 and played his college ball at Mississippi. The Memphis product played for the Grizzlies’ summer team after going undrafted. “It means a lot … for me to be playing with a real grit-and-grind team […]