News archive: August 2016
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The Oklahoma City Thunder has acquired forward Joffrey Lauvergne from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for two protected 2017 second round draft picks.
Lakers forward Julius Randle suffered a laceration to his right hand while practicing. He will be re-evaluated in approximately 14 days.
Old Dominion product Trey Freeman agreed to a partially guaranteed contract with the Detroit Pistons, his agent confirmed.
The Lakers signed forward Travis Wear to a training camp deal. He will compete for a roster spot. Wear spent 2014-15 with the Knicks and last season in Spain.
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed shooting guard Xavier Henry to a training camp deal. Henry, 25, last played in the NBA in 2014-15 with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed Steve Novak who appeared in just three games before a left knee injury (MCL) forced him to miss the remainder of the season.
Free-agent guard Ty Lawson has agreed to a one-year contract with the Sacramento Kings. Lawson averaged 5.8 points a game for Houston Rockets last season.
For the third time since May, former Michigan State University basketball player Keith Appling has been arrested and once again a gun is involved.
The Indiana Pacers have signed Julyan Stone and Alex Poythress. Stone is a three-year veteran of the NBA and Poythress is a 6-8 forward out of Kentucky.
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Zach Auguste. Auguste played 4 seasons at Notre Dame, averaging 14.0 points, and 10.7 rebounds per game as a senior.
The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired Tibor Pleiss, two 2017 2nd-round draft picks and cash considerations from the Utah Jazz in exchange for Kendall Marshall.
The San Antonio Spurs are in pursuit of a third Argentinean for their roster. The Spurs are actively lobbying Nicolas Laprovittola.
A family spokesman says a cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade was fatally shot Friday while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city's South Side.
Free agent guard Mario Chalmers has been cleared to return to the court after tearing his Achilles in March while playing for the Grizzlies.
The Toronto Raptors have agreed to terms with E.J. Singler. He will be in training camp to compete for the 15th roster spot.