LeBron James signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers that is for just two years and includes a clause that could allow him to be a free agent next summer, but he said Friday he's not planning to enter free agency again next year.
It seemed like July was a bit of a bad month for the Indiana Pacers, with Lance Stephenson bolting to Charlotte after what seemed like an unnecessary contract dispute and LeBron James signing with a division rival.
The NBA is pushing toward changes to the draft lottery system by next season but is facing a strong objection from the Philadelphia 76ers, the franchise that could suffer the most from it, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
The Miami Heat re-signed longtime forward Udonis Haslem to a new contact on Friday. The team did not announce the terms but is for the room mid-level exception of two years and $5.5 million, sources told ESPN.com.