Report: Bucks signing Xavier Henry ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — The Bucks hope Xavier Henry is just another thing Byron Scott is wrong about. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports: After Lakers workout and deciding among options, Xavier Henry has agreed to a training camp deal with Milwaukee, sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 30, 2016 Henry – the No. 12 pick in […]
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Report: Lakers signing Travis Wear ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Phil Jackson said he warned the Lakers they’d regret passing on Kristaps Porzingis with the No. 2 pick. The Lakers are getting another swing at stretch big Jackson liked – though this time with far lower stakes. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports: The Lakers signed forward Travis Wear to a training camp deal, league source […]
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NBA rookies love Kris Dunn, Ben Simmons – not so much ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Rookie of the Year, best playmaker, best defender and funniest. Kris Dunn even received a vote for best shooter despite his jumper holding him back in pre-draft evaluations. Dunn – the Timberwolves’ No. 5 pick – cleaned up in the NBA’s annual rookie survey. But when it came to the most important question, Brandon Ingram […]
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Empty Tank: Hinkie’s Shadow Looms Over NBA

Basketball Insiders (Ben Dowsett) — Entering this season, no team is obviously tanking. Ben Dowsett explores why this is the case.
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Ty Lawson is a symptom of the Kings’ flaws

Hardwood Paroxysm (Chris Manning) — The issue of the Sacramento Kings signing Ty Lawson isn’t so much in the fact that they signed him at all. All things considered, adding Lawson is a reasonable gamble for a team that needs a point guard and was able to get him on a one-year deal. At this point in free agency, the […] The post Ty Lawson is a symptom of the Kings’ flaws appeared first on Hardwood Paroxysm .
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Jose Calderon retires from Spanish national team ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Jose Calderon has won three Olympic medals – silver in 2008 and 2012 and bronze this year. Just three men’s basketball players have won more: Carmelo Anthony (three golds and a bronze for Team USA) Gennady Volnov (a gold,* two silvers and a bronze for the Soviet Union) Sergey Belov (a gold* and three bronzes […]
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Craig Sager, awaiting another bone-marrow transplant, says ‘I continue to live life full of love and full of fun the only way I know how’ ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Craig Sager skipped the Rio Olympics to prepare for a bone-marrow transplant. As he awaits that procedure, the famed sideline reporter provided an update on his outlook. Sager, via I.J. Rosenberg at “I have met life’s challenges by climbing the Great Wall of China, riding with the bulls in Pamplona, sailing the Pacific Ocean […]
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Over and Back: Who made the slam dunk rise?

Hardwood Paroxysm (Over and Back Podcast) — Over and Back's Basketball Mysteries of the 1970s series continues with a look at the proliferation of the slam dunk in the 1970s. The post Over and Back: Who made the slam dunk rise? appeared first on Hardwood Paroxysm .
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Report: Pistons signing Trey Freeman to partially guaranteed contract ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — The Pistons will start Reggie Jackson at point guard, and they signed Ish Smith to provide better backup at the position. The competition for the third point guard spot is heating up. With Lorenzo Brown and Ray McCallum already signed to unguaranteed deals, Detroit is adding undrafted Old Dominion guard Trey Freeman. Michael Scotto of […]
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Watch the New York Knicks top 10 plays of last season ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — There were highlights of last season with the Knicks. Really.
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Morning shootaround — Aug. 30 Hang Time ( staff) — NEWS OF THE MORNING Bosh ramps up workouts | Report: Pelicans work out Stephenson | Warriors ‘expect a lot’ from Durant on defense No. 1: Bosh ramps up workouts in hopes of return to court — The offseason departure of Dwyane Wade via free agency has left a vacancy not only in the lineup, but in determining […]
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NBA Veteran Jason Thompson Agrees to Deal in China

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — Source: NBA veteran Jason Thompson, split last season with Warriors and Raptors, finalized a deal in China with Shandong. Source: David Pick on Twitter
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Bucks Re-Sign Free Agent Steve Novak

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed free agent forward Steve Novak, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy. Source: Official Press Release via
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Lakers Announce Signing of Forward Zach Auguste

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Zach Auguste, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. Source:
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Sources: Lakers Sign Travis Wear to Training Camp Deal

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — The Lakers signed forward Travis Wear to a training camp deal, league source tells The Vertical. He will compete for a roster spot. Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Twitter
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