The Phoenix Suns have won the amnesty auction for former Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola, according to sources with knowledge of the auction outcome.
Former North Carolina center Brendan Haywood has been claimed by the Bobcats, the team announced Saturday.
The Toronto Raptors and the representative for veteran guard Jose Calderon are working together to try to find a new home for Calderon via trade.
The Houston Rockets are actively looking to trade veteran power forward Luis Scola, according to league sources briefed on Houston's plans.
The teams involved in the three-team Chris Paul trade blocked Thursday by NBA commissioner David Stern are lobbying the league for Stern to reverse the decision, according to sources close to the process.
The NBA, as owners of the New Orleans Hornets, won't trade All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Ron Artest doesn't want to be the No. 1 guy in Houston, and if he has to, he would be the sixth man if it means a title run, writes Marc Stein.
In this edition of the Weekend Dime, Marc Stein looks ahead to the Top 10 games this season in which ill will just might be present.