| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Center Justin Hamilton is poised to become the 12th player under guaranteed contract to the Miami Heat, when his partial guarantee kicks in Friday.
Hamilton, an outside-shooting 7-footer who finished last season with the Heat, has an $816,000...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Multiple NBA sources have confirmed that the 76ers are against a proposal that would balance out the draft lottery as early as next summer.
General manager Sam Hinkie could not be reached for comment.
League sources said Wednesday afternoon that the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
DALLAS The Dallas Mavericks made it official Tuesday morning when they signed forward Al-Farouq Aminu to a two-year contract worth $2.1 million.
Aminu's signing gives the Mavericks 14 players with guaranteed contracts. The Mavericks have room for one...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Saint Xavier's Brad Karp, who finished his collegiate career last spring as the fourth highest scorer in Illinois basketball history, has signed a contract with the Cheshire Phoenix of the British Basketball League.
Karp, a 6-5 wing from Valparaiso,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Hey Ira, you always hear that the truly great players make their teammates better. Now, I'm not arguing with the Heat's success with LeBron James, but do you feel that he made anyone better? Seems like, at least stat-wise, many players did worse as the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Restricted free agent Troy Daniels, a former VCU guard from Roanoke, re-signed with the Houston Rockets, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Daniels played just five games for Houston in the regular season, but he hit a winning 3-pointer in Game 3...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:20 PM
The Lakers will play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night in the first round of the NBA's Las Vegas summer league tournament.
After their first win on Monday, beating the Golden State Warriors at the buzzer (89-88) on a Jordan Clarkson tip-in,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Dan Reed, president of the National Basketball Association's minor-league operations, is joining Facebook to head up global sports strategy and partnerships with leagues, teams and athletes.
Reed will report to Nick Grudin, director of partnerships at...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:32 PM
In the professional debuts of rookies Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton, the Orlando Magic beat the Philadelphia 76ers 83-77 Saturday on the opening day of the Orlando Pro Summer League.
Gordon, the fourth pick in last month’s draft, scored seven...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Victor Oladipo already has made good on one of his goals for this offseason.
He has dropped some pounds.
He said he weighed around 230 pounds at the end of his rookie season, but the 6-foot-4 Orlando Magic guard now tips the scales at his college...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:03 AM
The Orlando Magic's new NBA Development League affiliate, the Erie BayHawks, will hold tryouts in Orlando on Sept. 14 and in Erie, Pa., on Sept. 21.
To participate, go to ErieBayHawks.com or the BayHawks' office at 110 East 8th Street in Erie to...