Category: Nba-news

Cavs’ James signs 3-year, $100M contract

LeBron James has signed his three-year, $100 million contract with the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers. James will make $31 million next season and $33 million in 2017-18, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Friday. James has an option for the third season worth $36 million, said the person who spoke […]

TNT Monday doubleheaders come in January

TNT is adding a Monday night doubleheader package to its NBA coverage, starting with an NBA Finals rematch on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Cleveland Cavaliers will visit the Golden State Warriors on Jan. 16, returning to the arena where they won their first championship with a victory in Game 7. The Oklahoma City […]

Heat owner asserts confidence in letter

Miami Heat managing general partner Micky Arison released an open letter to the team’s fans Thursday night, telling them he is confident they’ll enjoy the upcoming season. The letter’s release on the Heat Twitter account came a few hours after the NBA schedule was released. It’ll be the first Heat schedule since 2002-03 without Dwyane […]

Cavs-Warriors rematch set for Christmas

Kevin Durant will return to Oklahoma City on Feb. 11 and join the Golden State Warriors for an NBA Finals rematch at Cleveland on Christmas. Dwyane Wade will return to Miami and Derrick Rose will go back to Chicago early in the 2016-17 season, which was unveiled Thursday by the NBA. The season begins Oct. […]

James, Cavs agree to 3-year, $100M deal

A person familiar with the contract says superstar LeBron James has agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The person says James, who recently led the Cavs to an NBA title – the first for a Cleveland sport team in 52 years – will soon sign the deal. The person spoke […]

OKC’s Westbrook gets 3-year, $85.7M deal

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reached a new deal with All-Star guard Russell Westbrook. The two sides have agreed on a new three-year contract worth $85.7 million, according to a person with direct knowledge of the terms. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the team had not announced […]

Heat, G Waiters agree to 1-year deal

Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Miami Heat have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters. The two sides came to agreement on Monday. Waiters will make $2.9 million. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced […]

Cousins shines in exhibition opener

DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA’s most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile. Without saying a word, it’s clear he agrees: For the first time under Mike Krzyzewski, the U.S. Olympic basketball team has a genuine offensive weapon in the middle. The Americans might even have the best center […]

NBA moving All-Star Game due to NC law

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. The league says it hopes to announce a new location for next February’s events shortly. It hopes to reschedule the 2019 game for Charlotte. The […]

Wolves’ Dunn held out with concussion

A look at some of the highlights from Monday’s schedule in the Las Vegas Summer League: — DUNN HURTING Minnesota guard Kris Dunn, the No. 5 pick in last month’s draft, was held out of the Timberwolves’ game against Cleveland with a concussion. Dunn has been entered into the NBA’s concussion protocol, and his status […]