NBA marketBlazers waive forward Nicholson
The Portland Trail Blazers have waived forward Andrew Nicholson, using the stretch provision to spread out the salary-cap hit on the remainder of his contract.
NBA marketSixers sign McAdoo, Blackmon Jr.
Philadelphia 76ers announced that the team has signed forward James Michael McAdoo to a two-way contract and also agreed to terms with guard James Blackmon Jr.
Execs and ownersNeil Olshey agrees to multi-year extension with Blazers
The Portland Trail Blazers have announced a contract extension for President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey, taking him through the 2020-21 season.
NBA marketNerlens Noel takes $4.1M qualifying offer from Dallas Mavericks
Restricted free-agent center Nerlens Noel re-signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced. The athletic big man's deal is for one-year, $4.1 million.
InjuriesPelicans' Hill out 6-8 months for hamstring surgery
Pelicans forward Solomon Hill has been diagnosed with a proximal hamstring tear in his left leg. An injury of this nature takes 6-8 months to heal.
NBA marketManu Ginobili returning for 16th season with Spurs
Manu Ginobili will be entering his 16th season with the San Antonio Spurs. Ginobili signed a two-year, $5 million deal to return to the team.
InjuriesBrandon Knight has knee surgery, will miss season
Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee on Friday. Knight will remain out for the 2017-18 season.
InjuriesDavon Reed out 4-6 months following mensicus repair
Phoenix Suns guard Davon Reed yesterday underwent a meniscus repair of his left knee. Reed is expected to return to full basketball activity in 4 to 6 months.
NBA marketCharlotte Hornets sign guard Julyan Stone
Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced that the team has signed guard Julyan Stone. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
NBA marketSpurs sign undrafted former Virginia guard London Perrantes
The San Antonio Spurs Wednesday announced that they have signed guard London Perrantes. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
NBA marketCavs deal Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, two more
The Cavaliers have acquired Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Nets’ 2018 unprotected 1st round pick from the Celtics in exchange for Kyrie Irving.
NBA marketHawks agree to two-year contract with Quinn Cook
Free agent guard Quinn Cook has agreed to a partially guaranteed, two-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks, according to league sources.
NBA marketClippers sign Marshall Plumlee to partially guaranteed deal
Free agent center Marshall Plumlee has agreed to a partially guaranteed deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. He spent last season with the Knicks.
NBA marketMiami Heat sign Jordan Mickey
The Miami Heat announced today that they have signed forward Jordan Mickey. Mickey split last season between the Boston Celtics and the NBA G League.
NBA awardsCeltics to retire Paul Pierce's No. 34
The Boston Celtics announced Friday that they will retire Paul Pierce’s No. 34 after a mid-season game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
NBA marketMagic sign Troy Caupain to camp deal
The Orlando Magic have signed guard Troy Caupain out of Cincinnati to a deal for training camp. Caupain went undrafted last June.
NBA awardsRussell Westbrook voted 2016-17 MVP by fellow players
NBA players agree that Russell Westbrook is the Most Valuable Player for the 2016-17 season. Player voting took place at the end of the regular season.
NBA marketMavericks sign Jeff Withey to one-year contract
Free-agent center Jeff Withey has agreed to a one-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks. Withey is expected to provide the Mavericks with frontcourt depth.
NBA marketKnicks add Jamel Artis, Xavier Rathan-Mayes to camp
The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed forward Jamel Artis and guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
NBA marketWizards agree to deal with Donald Sloan
Free agent guard Donald Sloan has agreed on a one-year deal with the Washington Wizards. Sloan is a 5-year NBA veteran who spent last season in China.