Ex-Wizard Glen Rice Jr. charged with felony robbery, aggravated battery and possession of marijuana ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Glen Rice Jr. — the No. 35 pick in the 2013 NBA draft — continues his fall. He spent a couple years with the Wizards, got waived and then was shot and arrested in a single incident. Now, he faces more charges. TMZ: the 25-year-old was arrested for robbery Monday morning in Georgia … less than a […]
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RTOE: Our picks for the worst superteam imaginable

Hardwood Paroxysm (Hardwood Paroxysm) — Last week, our Daniel Lewis wanted some help in building the worst superteam known to man, and you were all kind enough to make some suggestions on Facebook, Twitter and Hardwood Paroxysm. Now it’s time for our writers to step into the driver’s seat and have a go at building the worst superteam possible with $15 […] The post RTOE: Our picks for the worst superteam...
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Tough no-call: Why Westbrook’s reportedly ‘hurt’ over KD’s exit Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Russell Westbrook (right) listens to Kevin Durant after the Thunder beat the Warriors in Game 4 of the 2016 Western Conference Finals. (J Pat Carter/Getty Images) We haven’t heard very much from Russell Westbrook since longtime teammate Kevin Durant decided earlier this month to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder in favor of joining the Golden State Warriors, making a move to the Bay that...
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Tyler Johnson on $50 million contract: ‘I threw up a couple times when I heard the number’ ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — You thought it was crazy two teams — the Nets with an offer sheet and the Heat matching it — valued Tyler Johnson at $50 million over the next four years? Check out his reaction. Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald: Tyler Johnson on his $50 million contract: "I threw up a couple times when I heard […]
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Ex-Cavalier Sasha Kaun retires ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Accompanying their signing of Chris Andersen, the Cavaliers paid Philadelphia to take Sasha Kaun. Cleveland, facing a steep luxury tax, didn’t want to pay both big men. It was cheaper to send the 76ers cash and have them waive Kaun rather than the Cavs doing it themselves. But perhaps the Cavaliers could’ve just waited out Kaun. Gary Bedore of […]
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C.J. McCollum’s extension complicates things in Portland

Hardwood Paroxysm (Chris Manning) — Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum is a skilled young player still on the upswing. He also happens to be coming off the best season of his young career and forms one of the NBA’s most explosive backcourts with Damian Lillard. McCollum and Lillard aren’t a perfect duo — they aren’t particularly big and have some […] The post C.J. McCollum’s extension complicates...
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Jarron and Jason Collins address Democratic National Convention (video) ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Former NBA player Jason Collins, the first openly gay athlete in major North American team sports and a longtime friend of the Clinton family, spoke at Democratic National Convention. Collins touted Hillary Clinton’s ability to help the LGBT and African-American communities. He was preceded at the podium by his twin brother, Jarron, a Warriors assistant coach. Jarron discussed the...
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Report: Heat gave Dion Waiters player option in two-year contract ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — The Heat got Dion Waiters cheaply. Just not as cheaply as initially reported. Turns out, Waiters didn’t sign a one-year deal. It’s a two-year deal with a player option. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports: Waiters holds a player option on the 2017-18 season If Waiters received the full room exception and maximum raise, his 2017-18 […]
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Thunder Now Has Option of Offering Westbrook Max Deal

Basketball Insiders (Susan Bible) — With Dion Waiters agreeing in principle to a deal with the Miami Heat, according to multiple reports, the Oklahoma City Thunder have opened the option to offer All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook a maximum level extension. In the wake of former MVP Kevin Durant signing with the Golden State Warriors, the Thunder have turned their […]
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Report: Dion Waiters Signs 2-Year Deal With HEAT

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — Free agent Dion Waiters signed a two-year, nearly $6M deal with Miami — w/ player option. Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports on Twitter
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Tim Quarterman Agrees to Deal With Blazers?

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — Undrafted LSU guard Tim Quarterman has agreed to a partially guaranteed two-year deal with Portland, sources tell The Vertical. Source: Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports on Twitter
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Raymond Felton Signs Contract With Clippers

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — The LA Clippers announced today that the team has signed guard Raymond Felton. Felton, 32, joins the Clippers after spending the last season with the Dallas Mavericks, where he averaged 9.5 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 80 games (31 starts). The South Carolina native appeared in five playoff games (four starts) for the […]
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Thunder Announce Cameron Payne Has Foot Surgery

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — Oklahoma City Thunder guard Cameron Payne underwent a successful procedure today to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Source:
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Hornets Announce Center Mike Tobey Signed

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed center Mike Tobey. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Source:
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Philadelphia 76ers Sign Guard Brandon Paul

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that the team has signed guard Brandon Paul. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Source:
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