News archive: October 2016
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Victor Oladipo has reached agreement on a four-year, $84 million extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to league sources.
The Utah Jazz have signed center Rudy Gobert to a multi-year contract extension. Gobert's new deal is a four-year contract worth $102 million.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been fined $25,000 and assessed a technical foul for throwing his mouthpiece and entering the spectator stands.
The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on Edy Tavares and signed forward Ryan Kelly. Kelly spent training camp with the Hawks and will wear uniform no. 30.
LeBron James and Russell Westbrook were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Oct. 25 through Oct. 30.
The Rockets picked up Clint Capela's and Sam Dekker's contract options for the 2017-18 season, the team announced, but passed on the option with Tyler Ennis.
The Charlotte Hornets announced Monday that guard Jeremy Lamb suffered a strained left hamstring and will be reevaluated in one to two weeks.
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have exercised the contract options for Terry Rozier’s third year and Marcus Smart’s fourth year.
The Brooklyn Nets exercised their team options for the 2017-18 season on forwards Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Chris McCullough.
The Erie BayHawks selected former Laker Anthony Brown with the No. 1 overall pick in Sunday’s 2016 NBA D-League Draft.
The Charlotte Hornets have exercised their third-year option on Frank Kaminsky. Kaminsky enters his second NBA season after appearing in 81 games as a rookie.
The Denver Nuggets retired the No. 55 jersey of finger-wagging, shot-blocker extraordinaire Dikembe Mutombo in a halftime ceremony on Saturday night.
Warriors guard Patrick McCaw will miss the next two games with a left ankle sprain before getting re-evaluated when the team returns to the Bay Area.
Philadelphia 76ers have exercised the fourth-year contract options on Joel Embiid and Nik Stauskas, as well as the third-year contract option on Jahlil Okafor.
The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised its third-year options on Josh Huestis and Cameron Payne. Last season, Huestis averaged 2.8 points and Payne, 5.0.