Sep 23, 2014 4:00 PM EDT
The Miami Heat have hired Phil Weber as head coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
He becomes the 17th head coach in franchise history after serving as a consultant for the Heat since 2012.
Prior to joining the Heat as a consultant, Weber worked as an assistant coach for the New York Knicks (2008-12) and Phoenix Suns (1999-2008).
Sep 23, 2014 3:52 PM EDT
Sean Marks will return to the San Antonio Spurs' front office as an assistant general manager, the team announced Tuesday.
In addition, Brandon James has been promoted to director of basketball administration and legal affairs, Phil Coles has been hired as director of medical services and Marilyn Adams as director of rehabilitation.
Xavi Schelling joins the Spurs as applied sports scientist and Paul West has been named assistant athletic trainer.
Marks was an assistant coach under Gregg Popovich last season.
Sep 23, 2014 2:29 PM EDT
Tristan Thompson will seek a contract that begins at $11 million per season.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have not yet engaged Thompson on an extension.
Thompson is represented by Rich Paul, who is also the agent of LeBron James.
Thompson will become a restricted free agent if he's unable to agree upon an extension.
Sep 23, 2014 12:25 PM EDT
Gustavo Ayon has signed with Real Madrid.
Ayon also had offers from the San Antonio Spurs and in China.
Ayon had an impressive World Cup after spending last season with the Atlanta Hawks.
Sep 22, 2014 11:54 PM EDT
Doron Lamb signed with the Dallas Mavericks on Monday.
Lamb (6-4, 200) is a three-year NBA veteran with career averages of 3.5 points, 1.0 rebound and 12.7 minutes in 100 games with Milwaukee and Orlando.
Lamb won an NCAA championship at Kentucky.
Sep 22, 2014 7:35 PM EDT
The Charlotte Hornets signed Justin Cobbs, Dallas Lauderdale and Brian Qvale to training camp deals on Monday.
The Hornets' training camp roster now stands at 17.
Sep 22, 2014 7:22 PM EDT
Wayne Ellington has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced on Monday.
Ellington was recently waived by the Sacramento Kings.
Sep 22, 2014 5:50 PM EDT
11-year NBA veteran Rasual Butler has reached agreement on a non-guaranteed contract with the Washington Wizards, a league source told RealGM.
Butler's agent, Joel Bell, confirmed the signing on Monday.
A year ago, Butler played for the Indiana Pacers in the NBA summer league, signed a similar unguaranteed contract with the organization and remained for the entire season. After failing to sign an NBA deal for 2012-13, the 6-foot-7 swingman went through a training camp competition for a regular season roster position.
In 50 games for the Pacers last season, Butler averaged 2.7 points and 7.6 minutes while shooting 41.9 percent from three-point distance. He gradually became a focal voice within Indiana's young core.
Butler, 35, has also played for Miami, New Orleans, the Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago and Toronto over his career, averaging 7.8 points and 2.4 rebounds.
Butler was the Heat's second round draft pick in 2002 out of La Salle.
Sep 22, 2014 3:20 PM EDT
The NBA will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures as the NFL continues to deal with a rash of incidents.
Silver said Monday the league has been discussing with the National Basketball Players Association ways to further educate players and provide programs to them and their families.
The league's collective bargaining agreement calls for a minimum 10-game suspension for a first offense of a player convicted of a violent felony. Silver says the NBA will examine that as well.
Sep 22, 2014 3:13 PM EDT
The Chicago Bulls have re-signed center Nazr Mohammed.
Last season with the Bulls, Mohammed saw action in 80 games (one start) and averaged 1.6 ppg and 2.2 rpg in 7.0 mpg.
He also appeared in two of Chicago’s five playoff contests.
Frank Vogel insists he believes the Pacers will continue to be a competing team despite losing Paul George to injury and Lance Stephenson in free agency.
The Wizards are "periodically" checking in on Ray Allen.
A.J. Price will attend training camp with the Cavaliers.
Sep 22, 2014 | Zach Baron/GQ
Blake Griffin also discussed how Donald Sterling used to bring women inside the Clippers' locker room after games.
Marcus Williams played collegiately at Arizona and was an MVP in China.
Danny Ainge is not sure what the Celtics will ultimately decide to do with Rajon Rondo, who can become a free agent in 2015.
Reggie Jackson has made it clear that he desires a starting role, while also suggesting that he seeks the salary that comes along with that.
The Celtics have the limit of 20 players on the roster without Evan Turner officially signed.
Zoran Dragic is in advanced discussions to leave his European club, BC Unicaja, to sign with an NBA team, league sources told RealGM.
Denzel Bowles received a training camp invitation from the Pistons.
Andray Blatche has signed a one-year deal with Xinjiang Guanghui of the Chinese Basketball Association.
The Kings are using their biannual exception to sign Ramon Sessions.
Jarell Eddie has agreed to a non-guaranteed training camp contract with the Hawks, league sources told RealGM.
The Wolves are offering Eric Bledsoe a four-year, $63 million max contract.
Sep 19, 2014 | Marc Stein/ESPN
The Spurs would retain Aron Baynes' restricted free agent rights if he signs abroad.
The Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio have discussed a contract extension.
Lou Amundson recently worked out for the Cavaliers.
Hamady Ndiaye will most likely sign in the Chinese Basketball Association when his injury recovers to full strength, a source told RealGM.
Miroslav Raduljica has signed a one-year contract with Shandong of the Chinese Basketball Association, sources told RealGM.
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