Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom has reached an agreement in principle to sign with Besiktas of Turkey and team up overseas with Nets star Deron Williams, according to sources close to Odom.
The Turkish team that features New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams is pushing now to add Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom to its roster, according to sources close to the situation.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love informed Besiktas of Turkey on Sunday that he's declining their offer to sign with the Istanbul-based club and team up with New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams.
Former Knicks president Dave Checketts is serving as a basketball consultant to new Pistons owner Tom Gores, according to sources close to the situation.
Former Detroit Pistons center Bill Laimbeer interviewed for the Pistons' coaching vacancy Wednesday, according to NBA coaching sources.
From opening night in Portland to April 18 in Dallas, ESPN.com's Marc Stein steers you through the NBA season.