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  • Cavaliers May Veto Kyrie/IT Trade if Celtics Don’t Revise

    Cavaliers May Veto Kyrie/IT Trade if Celtics Don’t Revise

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 26, 2017 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

    After Cleveland’s physical examination of Isaiah Thomas’ injured hip raised concern about the timeline for his return this season, Cavaliers officials are planning to seek an additional trade asset before finalizing a deal to send four-time All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, league sources said. Without revisions to […]

     
  • NBA Begins to Release 2017-18 Schedule

    NBA Begins to Release 2017-18 Schedule

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 10, 2017 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

    The Golden State Warriors will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the centerpiece Christmas Day game for the third consecutive season, the NBA revealed Thursday, along with the rest of its high-profile Dec. 25 schedule. As the defending NBA champions, the Warriors get the reward of being home at Oracle Arena […]

     
  • NBA Details New Scheduling Changes to Teams In Memo

    NBA Details New Scheduling Changes to Teams In Memo

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 8, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    With an expanded calendar as part of its new collective bargaining agreement, the NBA has taken the most aggressive measures to date to build rest into its schedule. In a memo given to teams this week, the league outlined how it hopes to reduce the stresses of travel and give […]

     
  • Doc Rivers Relieved of LA Clippers’ Front Office Duties

    Doc Rivers Relieved of LA Clippers’ Front Office Duties

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is returning Doc Rivers to the primary duty of head coach, freeing him of front-office responsibilities, the owner told ESPN on Friday. Rivers, who held the title of president of basketball operations, will continue to have a strong voice in personnel and organizational matters […]

     
  • NBA Owners Approve Detroit Pistons’ Move Downtown

    NBA Owners Approve Detroit Pistons’ Move Downtown

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 3, 2017 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    The NBA’s board of governors has approved the Detroit Pistons’ relocation to downtown Detroit. The league announced the approval Thursday. The Pistons will begin playing next season at Little Caesars Arena, a new venue that will also house the Detroit Red Wings. The Pistons are moving there after 29 seasons […]

     
  • Allen Crabbe Traded From Portland Trail Blazers to Brooklyn Nets

    Allen Crabbe Traded From Portland Trail Blazers to Brooklyn Nets

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 25, 2017 at 11:36 pm 0 comments

    The Portland Trail Blazers are trading guard Allen Crabbe to the Brooklyn Nets, league sources told ESPN. Brooklyn signed Crabbe to a four-year, $75 million offer sheet a year ago. Portland matched the sheet and, under league rules, needed to wait one full year to include Crabbe into a deal […]

     
  • John Wall Signs Four Year, $170M Extension With Wizards

    John Wall Signs Four Year, $170M Extension With Wizards

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The Washington Wizards and All-Star point guard John Wall have agreed to a four-year, $170 million extension, a league source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal, first reported by TNT, begins in 2019, the source said. It includes a fourth-year player option and a 15 percent trade kicker. Wall, 26, […]

     
  • Paul Pierce Retires as a Boston Celtic

    Paul Pierce Retires as a Boston Celtic

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 17, 2017 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

    The Boston Celtics signed Paul Pierce on Monday so that he could retire as a member of the organization. Pierce, a 10-time NBA All-Star, spent the first 15 years of his career with Boston, winning a title in 2008. In announcing Pierce’s retirement, co-owner Wyc Grousbeck said Pierce’s No. 34 […]

     
  • New Orleans Pelicans Sign Rajon Rondo for One Year

    New Orleans Pelicans Sign Rajon Rondo for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 15, 2017 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    The New Orleans Pelicans have reached a one-year deal with free-agent point guard Rajon Rondo, a source confirmed to The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears on Saturday. Sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe on Thursday that Pelicans officials — which included general manager Dell Demps and coach Alvin Gentry […]

     
  • NBA Board of Governors Approves Drop in Timeouts Per Game

    NBA Board of Governors Approves Drop in Timeouts Per Game

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 12, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The NBA wants to make the final minutes of its games more fluid and quicker. The NBA board of governors on Wednesday approved a rule to decrease the number of timeouts per game from 18 to 14. It also passed a rule that limits timeouts in the final two minutes […]