Basketball Wiretap

Thunder Sign Semaj Christon
Semaj Christon spent the 15-16 season playing in Italy with VL Pesaro where he appeared in 30 games and averaged 14.3 points, 3.7 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 33.2 minutes.

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J.J. Hickson In Talks On Deal In China
J.J. Hickson had an 18.4 PER in limited minutes over 15 games with the Wizards.

David Pick

Lakers Hire Jud Buechler, Brian Keefe, Theo Robertson As Player Development Coaches
Luke Walton has rounded out his coaching staff.

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Kevin Durant: I'm At My Best When I Don't Care If We Win Or Lose
Kevin Durant typically writes, "Have Fun" and "Smile" on his sneakers but forgot to scribble that reminder before facing Argentina.

Michael Lee/The Vertical

Jason Terry Close To Deal With Bucks
Jason Terry was teammates with Jason Kidd with Dallas and he also played for him with Brooklyn.

Marc Stein/ESPN

NBA Moves 2017 All-Star Game To New Orleans
The All-Star Game was previously scheduled to take place in Charlotte.

Brett Martel/Associated Press

RealGM Radio: Derek Bodner On The Sixers
Host Danny Leroux and Derek Bodner discuss the 76ers' present and future, including the uncertainty surrounding Joel Embiid, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Ben Simmons, Dario Saric, their potential Okafor/Noel decision and more.

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Yi Jianlian, Lakers Agree To Vet's Minimum Deal With Incentives
Yi Jianlian's contract would be for the veteran's minimum of $1.139 million that could reach "several million more" if he reaches some wide-ranging incentive bonuses.

Broderick/Turner/Los Angeles Times

Casper Ware Signs Camp Deal With Wizards
Casper Ware played in China and France last season.

Tim Bontemps/Washington Post

Justin Dentmon Agrees To $900,000 Deal With Galatasaray
Justin Detmon played in China last season, averaging 24.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.

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Derrick Rose Stands By Super Team Comment
Derrick Rose expanded on his comments from a few weeks ago saying the Knicks were in the same "Super Team" class as the Warriors.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Coby Karl Hired By D-Fenders As Head Coach
Coby Karl previously was an assistant coach of the Westchester Knicks.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Xavier Henry Trying To Get Training Camp Invite From Lakers
Xavier Henry had a training camp invite from the Warriors last season and then played in the D-League for Santa Cruz.

Joey Ramirez/NBA.com

Dunc'd On: Olympic Quarterfinals + Best/Worst Contracts 2011-13
Olympic Quarterfinals and Best/Worst contracts since the lockout.

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LeBron James' 'Dream' Is To Own NBA Franchise
LeBron James would like to own an NBA team when his playing career is over.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

LeBron James Remains Open To Playing In 2020 Olympics
LeBron James will be 35 for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Rachel Nichols/ESPN (via Bleacher Report)

Lakers Continue Exploring Ways To Part With Nick Young
The Lakers signed Nick Young to a four-year, $21.5 million deal in 2014.

Kevin Ding/Bleacher Report

Yi Jianlian Finalizing $8M Deal With Lakers
Yi Jianlian last played in the NBA during the 11-12 season with the Mavericks.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Beno Udrih Agrees To Sign With Heat
Beno Udrih was waived by the Heat when he accepted a buyout that helped them get under the luxury tax line.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Report: Yi Jianlian Giving Up $3M Deal In China For $1M From Lakers
The Lakers also pursued Yi Jianlian last offseason.

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Paul Pierce Planning On Playing In 16-17
Paul Pierce has wavered with his decision for most of the summer and could again change his mind.

Dan Woike/Los Angeles Daily News

Lakers In Adavanced Contract Talks With Yi Jianlian
Yi Jianlian averaged 26.4 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists last season in China.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Wilson Chandler Enjoying Adoption Of Vegan Diet
Wilson Chandler transitioned to a vegan diet by first going pescatarian.

Harrison Wind/BSN Denver

Nick Young, D'Angelo Russell Working On Moving Past Issues
Nick Young's future with the Lakers remains uncertain.

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Grant Jerrett, Blazers Agree To Camp Deal
Grant Jerrett last played in the NBA during the 14-15 season with the Jazz.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Kevin Durant, DeAndre Jordan Have Grown Closer During Team USA
Kevin Durant considers DeAndre Jordan one of his best friends in the NBA.

Michael Lee/The Vertical

D.J. Kennedy, Nuggets Agree Upon Partially Guaranteed Three-Year Deal
D.J. Kennedy went undrafted out of St. John's in 2011 and has since largely played overseas.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Phil Pressey Agrees To Camp Deal With Warriors
Phil Pressey could conceivably give the Warriors depth at point guard.

David Pick

George, Durant, Butler, Cousins Lead Team USA In PER
Unlike in this year's Olympics, every player on Team USA in 2012 had a PER of at least 23.0 with four players posting marks above 35.0.

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Raduljica, Bogut, De Colo Lead Olympics In PER
After the first five games of the 2016 Olympics with the group stage complete, Miroslav Raduljica leads all players in PER with 35.8.

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