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Owner promotes Wexler to president of business ops

The News Tribune Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has promoted Jason Wexler to president of business operations for the team and FedExForum. Click to Continue »
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Davis focused on moving ahead with Lakers

ESPN: Land O'Lakers (Dave McMenamin) — EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- After turning down a contract extension offer from the Memphis Grizzlies last fall worth north of $20 million, according to multiple league sources, Ed Davis said he was comfortable with how everything played out after signing a two-year, $2 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.“No regrets at all,” Davis said during his introductory news...
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The significance of Josh Huestis being the first potential D-League draft-and-stash player

SBN: Welcome to Loud City (Kevin Yeung) — Would you trade more than 97% of your first-year salary in professional basketball for some extra D-League playing time? A few days ago,  the Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry reported that the Oklahoma City Thunder were considering to go the path of stashing 29th overall pick Josh Huestis in the D-League with their newly relocated affiliate, the former Tulsa 66ers, whom are now joining their...
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Report: Grizzlies to hire Jeff Bzdelik as assistant coach

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Bzdelik, who most recently coached Wake Forest, previously served as Nuggets head coach
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Jeff Bzdelik to join Grizzlies coaching staff

Yahoo.com: Marc J. Spears (Marc J. Spears) — Former Nuggets head coach Jeff Bzdelik is returning to the NBA.
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NBA Title Odds: Pacers slip, Cavs and Bulls among favorites

Indy Cornrows (Nathan S.) — The NBA free agency period has shaped teams and created renewed championship odds for the 2014-15 season, where Cleveland and Chicago rule, as the Pacers slip with the loss of Lance Stephenson. The beauty of the NBA offseason is no more present than when the free agency period begins to hit late July, teams have mostly filled out their rosters, and aside from a major trade or two left, it's...
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Free-agent roundup: Lakers bring back Henry, Johnson and Kelly; Seraphin returns to Wiz; and more

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — The list of available players in the free agent class of 2014 continues to dwindle down, with teams tending toward focusing on the ends of their benches while aiming to maintain future flexibility and set their sights on the future ... in part, perhaps, because they'd rather not think too hard about the present. With that in mind, let's run through some recent smaller deals agreed upon by...
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Natalie Nakase end her first Summer League as an assistant coach, makes a little history along the way

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Every summer, the NBA’s Summer Leagues allow for various untested coaching types to move a few seats over on the bench, or run a team for the first time. Rookies, like Jason Kidd, Derek Fisher, and Steve Kerr get their first run as leading men. Longtime assistants take over as head coaches. Tape operators and advance scouts get to actually sit on the bench and act as assistants. The experience...
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Zeb Talks Team USA's Roster on Phil Naessens

SBN: Welcome to Loud City (Zorgon) — Who makes the roster, and who goes home? We discuss. On this week's Phil Naessens show, I come back on to discuss everything going on with Team USA. We talk about  who will and won't make the team's roster , and what potential strengths and weaknesses the team could have. Phil rejoices over the disinclusion of Dwight and Melo, while I express concern over whether Derrick Rose should play at...
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Free-agent roundup: Jimmer gets another shot, Mavs ink Summer League star, backup point guards ahoy

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Like sands through the hourglass, these are the days of the post-star-and-significant-role-player-signing-period of NBA free agency. Let's continue our consideration of the smaller deals getting worked out in the league, beginning with a trip to the Big Easy. *** • The New Orleans Pelicans added three perimeter players to fill out their wing rotation, agreeing to terms with free agents...
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Report: Former Putnam City star Xavier Henry reaches 1-year deal with Los Angeles Lakers

NewsOK.com Former Putnam City High School star Xavier Henry has agreed to a 1-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Henry, 23, is returning to Los Angeles, where he averaged 10 points in 43 games last season before a torn ligament in his wrist hampered his season in April. Henry, who was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies out of Kansas in 2010, signed with the Lakers in 2013 as a free agent. Read more...
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Geniuses and fools are made in hindsight

SBN (Greg Wissinger) — It's premature to judge the Kings' moves, but it's ok to disagree with them. [Editor's Note: I started writing this before Biegler's superb take on the subject.  Consider this that extra book your college professor made you buy but it wasn't as good as the main material. -Greg] The Sacramento Kings have had an interesting offseason.  They drafted Nik Stauskas when Noah Vonleh ,...
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Sources: Lakers nearing agreement with Xavier Henry

Yahoo.com: Adrian Wojnarowski (Adrian Wojnarowski) — Xavier Henry was the 12th overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2010 NBA draft. (AP Photo) " align="left" border="0" Henry, 23, is closing in on a one-year, $1 million contract with Los Angeles.
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The 10-man rotation, starring Bruno Caboclo and what dreams are made of

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C : Pattern of Basketball . Jonathan Tjarks watched some Summer League play and came away feeling like he understands what Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri was thinking...
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Free-agent roundup: Pacers start life without Lance, Warriors bring back Rush, Lakers steal Davis

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — You are, by now, familiar with what we're doing here . Let's continue. *** • Less than 24 hours after losing starting shooting guard Lance Stephenson, the Indiana Pacers took a strong first step in the process of replacing him, agreeing to a one-year deal with former Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey, as first reported by Sam Amick of USA TODAY . The 28-year-old Stuckey...
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