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JJ Redick: Re-signing with Clippers was not an option Redick signed a one-year, $23 million deal with the 76ers. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2uKpwRw One of the more interesting NBA free agent signings this summer was JJ Redick joining the youth movement in Philadelphia.
19 July 2017
In case you missed it, NBA 2K18 will feature Kyrie Irving as the cover athlete. This is an exciting development for the 25-year-old point guard who is coming off a career year.
18 July 2017
Excellent trolling…
18 July 2017
Check out GameTime’s Kristen “size doesn’t matter” Ledlow and Dennis “3D” Scott discussing the great play of Kyle ……
18 July 2017
It wasn't just Lonzo Ball, a number of guys at the top of the draft board impressed in Las Vegas.
18 July 2017
Duke alumni had a great showing the last 2 weeks at the NBA Summer League. First up in Orlando, Luke Kennard averaged 17 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and nearly 1.5 steals per game. He played in 5 games averaging 30 minutes per game. With the news that the Detroit Pistons will not re-sign Kentavio…
18 July 2017
All Summer League teams announced, and Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum made the cut.
18 July 2017
Kyle Singler's lack of production in Oklahoma City could make the Thunder think about waiving the 6-year pro. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman It wouldn't be fair to call Kyle Singler's contract an albatross.
15 July 2017
Stretching out the contract of Kyle Singler could lessen the Thunder's salary cap hit this season and the next. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman It wouldn't be fair to call Kyle Singler's contract an albatross.
15 July 2017
When the Heat signed Josh McRoberts to a four-year contract in the summer of 2014, he was still healing from offseason toe surgery. The forward eventually recovered from that issue, but it was just the first of many injuries he would end up dealing with during his Heat tenure.
14 July 2017
While some critics still remain for Kyrie Irving , it's hard to deny his overall abilities on the offensive end of the floor. He has adapted to playing alongside LeBron James and is learning to combine his scoring with playmaking off-ball, making him one of the deadliest scorers in the league.
14 July 2017
His latest salvo came in Thursday's 86-84 Las Vegas summer league loss to the San Antonio Spurs: Cook chipped in 19 points, converted 7 of 18 field-goal attempts and once again ran the offense. But in the fourth quarter, he couldn't get anything to fall.
14 July 2017
The New Orleans Pelicans fell in the second round of the of the Las Vegas Summer League on Thursday with a 86-81 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. The 24th-seeded Pelicans went into the fourth quarter holding a double-digit lead, but the Spurs fought their way back into the game and took their first le…
13 July 2017
After three consecutive losses, including a pair of last-minute defeats, it was a group eager to prove its last-place seeding in the Las Vegas summer league tournament was not representative of its ability. And for at least one day, the message was sent.
12 July 2017
The New Orleans Pelicans lost their first three games to begin summer league this year, but they bounced back to pick up a 105-95 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the Las Vegas Summer League playoffs on Wednesday. The 24th-seeded Pelicans pull out the win after losing to the Hawk…
12 July 2017
You can guess where the Knicks ended up.
12 July 2017
Jayson Tatum might not need long to win his first championship with the Boston Celtics.
12 July 2017
That's a huge difference…
11 July 2017
Will he get so much money from another team now?
10 July 2017
Tatum was playing his fifth game in seven days, welcome to the NBA grind.
10 July 2017
Ball looked far more comfortable than opening night.
9 July 2017
The Cavaliers weren’t able to get into a bidding war for Jamal Crawford because they need to keep enough money to sign Cedi Osman, writes Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com. Cleveland is well over the cap for the upcoming season and wasn’t willing to give Crawford its entire $5.1…
9 July 2017
Best unrestricted free agent available…
7 July 2017
Detroit just traded for Avery Bradley…
7 July 2017
Boston will also reportedly send Detroit a second-rounder…
7 July 2017
JUNE 22: Luke Kennard walks on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted 12th overall by the Detroit Pistons during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading…
7 July 2017
With Yogi Ferrell, Dennis Smith Jr., and Seth Curry do the Mavericks need Rose?
6 July 2017
Michigan State forward Matt Costello fights Middle Tennessee forward Darnell Harris and guard Giddy Potts for a rebound in the second half of their NCAA tournament first round game against Middle Tennessee at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Friday, March 18, 2016. fights Middle Tennessee forward Darn…
6 July 2017
Jayson Tatum scored 21 points, grabbed 7 boards, outplayed Markelle Fultz and knocked down a game-winner in his ……
6 July 2017
Timberwolves assistant coach Ryan Saunders calls to a player as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Detroit Pistons 97-91 at Target Center in Minneapolis on October 30, 2014. Notable names on the 13-man roster include former North Carolina guard Marcus Paige, former Duke forward Amile Jefferson, for…
6 July 2017
Which of the three will Boston deal?
6 July 2017
Frank Jackson, left, talks with Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry during a Summer League practice at the teams practice facility in Metairie, La. Monday, July 3, 2017.
5 July 2017
OCTOBER 04: Brandon Ingram #14 of the Los Angeles Lakers watches play from the floor during a preseason game against the Sacramento Kings at Honda Center on October 4, 2016 in Anaheim, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph,…
5 July 2017
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5 July 2017
After a fantastic NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings still have some vital decisions to make. One which is whether or not to send Harry Giles to the G-League.
5 July 2017
The Detroit Pistons have been well represented by their first round picks in Henry Ellenson and Luke Kennard, as they earn even more praise by Summer League observers. The Detroit Pistons are coming off of a wild finish yesterday in Orlando as they were taken to double overtime against the Miami Hea…
5 July 2017
While the rest of the NBA zigged West, Gordon Hayward zagged East.
5 July 2017
Boston's Jaylen Brown had 29 points and looked fantastic.
4 July 2017
I can’t recall the last time hoop fans got so excited over a Summer League game. On Monday ……
4 July 2017
Tonight Jayson Tatum made his NBA Summer League debut against #1 pick Markelle Fultz and the Philadelphia 76ers. The Celtics beats the 76ers 89-88 thanks to Jayson Tatum’s game winner with 5 seconds left to play: Jayson Tatum with the clutch bucket for the Celtics! (via @clippittv) pic.twitter…
4 July 2017
Quinn Cook was attending teammate Quincy Pondexter's camp in California when he first heard the news two weeks ago. He admits he was a little stunned when he found out the Pelicans had traded point guard Tim Frazier to the Washington Wizards.
3 July 2017
Detroit Pistons' rookie Luke Kennard is having a great start to his NBA career with back-to-back double digit scoring games. Moreover, he's shown that he has much better handles and court vision than he's been given credit for.
2 July 2017
An analysis of the Los Angeles Lakers Brandon Ingram and Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo's rookie seasons, to determine which elements of their games were similar, and where they differed. Taken 2nd overall in the 2016 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers acquired a player that they hoped could b…
2 July 2017
Luke Kennard made his professional basketball debut today for the Detroit Pistons in the 2017 NBA Summer League. Kennard played 30 minutes in a heartbreaking 92-91 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. He finished with 16 points on 6 of 14 shooting (but 4 of 6 from 3), 1 rebound, 3 assists, and a steal…
2 July 2017
JUNE 22: Luke Kennard walks on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted 12th overall by the Detroit Pistons during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading…
1 July 2017
The Detroit Pistons will take the court today for their first game in the Orlando Summer League, but the team has been busy off the court too. Now, it looks like the Pistons have marked another to-do off their list, signing rookie shooting guard Luke Kennard, whom they drafted with the 12th overall…
1 July 2017
JJ Redick agrees to one-year, $23 million deal with 76ers The former Clippers sharpshooter is heading to the 76ers. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2ubk0nB LA Clippers guard JJ Redick reacts after scoring during the first half against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines C…
1 July 2017
Paul George is not the last, best hope of the Celtics.
1 July 2017
JUNE 22: Front Row - OG Anunoby, Dennis Smith, Malik Monk, Luke Kennard, Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz, De'aaron Fox, Frank Ntilikina, Justin Jackson, Back Row Bam Adebayo, Jonathan Isaac, Justin Patton, Lauri Markkanen, Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson, Zach Collins, Donovan Mitchell and TJ Leaf pose prior…
1 July 2017
"We want to thank Gerald for being the consummate pro that he is and for adding so much to our growing basketball program and culture," Sixers President of Basketball Operations Bryan Colangelo said. "Gerald's professionalism, leadership and basketball contributions were a big part of our organizati…
1 July 2017