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  1. Kwame Brown to Warriors for $7 million

    Henry Abbott

    The Associated Press: CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Free agent center Kwame Brown has agreed to terms on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Golden State Warriors. The offer was "too good to pass up," said Mark Bartelstein, Brown's agent. The los...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  2. Report: Pistons to buy out Rip Hamilton

    Henry Abbott

    From the Associated Press: AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons have decided to part ways with Richard Hamilton. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday that terms of a buyout were still being negotiated. ...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  3. Thunder re-sign Daequan Cook

    Henry Abbott

    From the Associated Press: OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to a two-year, $6.5 million deal to re-sign guard Daequan Cook on Friday, bringing yet another player back from the team that made the Western Conference finals last seas...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  4. Jazz re-sign Earl Watson

    Henry Abbott

    From the Associated Press: SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz have re-signed fan favorite Earl Watson as their backup point guard. Watson sent out a tweet Friday afternoon saying he was excited to be back in Salt Lake City. Terms of Watson's deal ...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  5. Phoenix Suns waive Vince Carter

    Henry Abbott

    From the Associated Press: PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns signed guards Sebastian Telfair and Shannon Brown to one-year deals, and waived forward Vince Carter in an expected cost-cutting move. • Read the full story here » • To ...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  6. Report: Grant Hill to re-sign with Suns

    Henry Abbott

    From the Associated Press: PHOENIX -- Grant Hill is returning to the Phoenix Suns, agreeing to terms on a one-year, $6.5 million contract, a source with knowledge of the deal said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of an...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  7. Oden to accept Blazers' offer

    Henry Abbott

    From the Associated Press: PORTLAND, Ore. -- Center Greg Oden's agent says the often-injured former No. 1 draft pick will sign the Portland Trail Blazers' $8.9 million qualifying offer on Friday. Agent Bill Duffy confirmed that Oden would sign ...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  8. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Louise Watt of The Associated Press: "Yao Ming's expected retirement could diminish the NBA's once-burgeoning popularity in China, with many fans saying they would no longer watch games. 'What's the point of watching NBA now?' asked an online user c...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  9. Holy smokes: Anti-drug agreement on holiday?

    Henry Abbott

    From an Associated Press story about Michael Beasley's run-in with police over marijuana: NBA spokesman Tim Frank said the league's anti-drug agreement, including testing and penalties, is not in effect during the lockout so it's unclear what will h...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  10. Collective bargaining, now with urgency

    Henry Abbott

    David Stern is talking about collective bargaining again, and is taking lessons from football. The Associated Press reports: Stern believes football's labor situation, which he called a "mess," was worsened by a lack of urgency to get a deal done we...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  11. Zydrunas Ilgauskas knows Yao Ming's pain

    Henry Abbott

    David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images Zydrunas Ilgauskas -- here facing Yao in 2008 -- has endured an injury similar to Yao's. The news of Yao Ming's latest injury hits like a ton of bricks. The Associated Press story about Yao ends like this: Roc...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  12. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA store in New York may be going away, but did you notice the same thing I did in the Associated Press story about why? "The NBA store on New York's Fifth Avenue will close at the end of February, and the league is searching for a new location....

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  13. LeBron James' love of Chicago

    Henry Abbott

    The Associated Press quotes LeBron James, flatly refusing to rip Chicago in the manner that his playoff opponent Joakim Noah has gone after Cleveland: "It's an awesome city. Great restaurants, great shopping," said James, who spent three summers in ...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Associated Press via The New York Times: "Players resting at the end of the regular season will be discussed among NBA executives, though commissioner David Stern doesn't see anything coming of it. With a healthy LeBron James set to miss his fourth s...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  15. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of The Plain Dealer: "It started with an innocent question from Tom Withers of the Associated Press. He asked Shaq if he wanted to see LeBron take part in the Slam Dunk Contest. Then Shaq rolled out an entire plan complete with a pop ...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  16. Ricky Rubio Wants Out

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz From the Associated Press: Ricky Rubio plans to part ways with Spanish basketball club DKV Joventut even if the Minnesota Timberwolves cannot reach a deal to bring their first-round draft pick to the NBA. Timberwolves presi...

    Blog | July 22, 2009