First Cup: Wednesday

ESPN: TrueHoop (Nick Borges) — Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: And on the next day closer to a Kevin Love trade ... Cleveland completed a trade with Utah that brought back three players with non-guaranteed contracts Tuesday, assets they can use to make a trade for the Timberwolves star work under the NBA’s complicated salary-cap rules. Also Tuesday, Wolves President of Basketball Operations Flip Saunders pulled...
  • New: 2 hr 22 min ago

Cavaliers sign second-round pick Joe Harris ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — As Cavaliers position themselves for Kevin Love trade, now was the time to sign No. 33 pick
  • New: 6 hr 54 min ago

Report: Grizzlies to hire Jeff Bzdelik as assistant coach ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Bzdelik, who most recently coached Wake Forest, previously served as Nuggets head coach
  • New: 7 hr 54 min ago

Clippers CEO Richard Parsons says Doc Rivers wouldn't coach for Donald Sterling, who's filed another lawsuit Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Donald Sterling's argument for maintaining onwership of the Los Angeles Clippers looks increasingly questionable, if testimony from the court case to decide control of the Sterling Family Trust and the fate of the franchise are to be believed. Just one day after the trust's chief financial officer said that maintaining control of the team would require Sterling to sell roughly $500 million in...
  • New: 8 hr 9 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Justin Bieber and Kevin Durant share brunch (photo) ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Bieber wearing a Nets hat, so you know what that means...
  • New: 8 hr 34 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Rashard Lewis needs surgery; future with Mavs unclear Marc J. Spears (Marc J. Spears) — Rashard Lewis will undergo surgery on his right knee after a physical with the Mavericks revealed an injury.
  • New: 9 hr 11 min ago

Jeff Bzdelik to join Grizzlies coaching staff Marc J. Spears (Marc J. Spears) — Former Nuggets head coach Jeff Bzdelik is returning to the NBA.
  • New: 9 hr 22 min ago

Tweet of the Day: Amid Roster Change, Drummond Staying With Zero

Sheridan Hoops (Michael Brumagin) — The NBA offseason continues to roll along, complete with Kevin Love trade talks seeming to have spiked to an all-time high. If you’re interested, our own Chris Sheridan spoke with Dan Bickley on KTAR 98.7 regarding the latest on a potential trade. The Detroit Pistons have had a rather busy offseason. Theirs began with the hiring of […]
  • New: 9 hr 24 min ago

Donald Sterling files another lawsuit against NBA, Shelly Sterling ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Donald's lawyer says ruling might not come for years
  • New: 9 hr 34 min ago

SH Blog: Cavs and Bulls battling for Kevin Love; Doc wants out if Sterling stays; Mirotic highest paid European rookie

Sheridan Hoops (Ben Baroff) — The Chicago Bulls, along with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Boston Celtics and Denver Nuggets are now reportedly all in the mix for Kevin Love. Cleveland still appears to be the front-runner, but Chicago, if willing, can also put an enticing package together, especially if the Cavaliers insist on keeping number one overall pick […]
  • New: 10 hr 4 min ago
  • Hits: 2

Carmelo Anthony has started a venture capital firm Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — It's a good time to be New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. While re-upping with the team has likely robbed the seven-time All-Star of the chance to win a championship in his prime, Anthony can take considerable solace in earning more than $122 million over the next five seasons . That kind of money doesn't just set a player and his family up for life — it can turn him into a legitimately...
  • New: 10 hr 35 min ago
  • Hits: 3

Report: Nets sign second-round picks Cory Jefferson and Markel Brown ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Brooklyn reaches regular-season roster limit of 15 players
  • New: 11 hr 34 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Cavaliers trade with Jazz, gain pieces for Kevin Love deal ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Utah reportedly trades John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to Cleveland for Carrick Felix, second-round pick and $1 million
  • 12 hr 32 min ago
  • Hits: 2

Clippers CEO: If Sterling remains owner then Doc Rivers, players, sponsors all ready to bolt ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Sterling will be removed as Clippers owner one way or another because he is toxic to the organization right now.
  • 13 hr 1 min ago
  • Hits: 1