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David West Feels He Gained More Than $11M In Joining Spurs
David West has invested his money carefully and lived modestly, which made the decision easier than some can fathom.

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Andre Iguodala Underwent Knee Injections In Germany
Andre Iguodala believes he is already seeing positive effects.

Rusty Simmons/San Francisco Chronicle

Lakers Hire James Worthy To Work With Big Men
James Worthy will also continue his role on Time Warner Cable SportsNet as an analyst for the network's Lakers coverage.

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Kyrie Irving Plans Changes To Game To Avoid Injuries
Kyrie Irving has missed an average of 14 regular season games per season.

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Markieff Morris: I Want To Be Here With Suns
When asked about his discord with the front office, Markieff Morris said, "It's between us and we're going to deal with it."

Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

Paul George Believes He Can Become NBA's Best Player
Paul George is more than a year removed from his leg injury in 2014 during a Team USA scrimmage and is confident he's all the way back physically.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Brandon Jennings Still Has No Timetable For Return
Brandon Jennings has been cleared by doctors to continue a steady progression of basketball related rehabilitation activities.

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Emmanuel Mudiay Denies Saying He Was Happy Not To Be Picked By Knicks
Emmanuel Mudiay has denied telling anyone he was happy not to be drafted by the Knicks.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Bucks Hire Rod Thorn As Special Consultant
Rod Thorn has been a general manager three separate times in the past.

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John Wall Prepared To Help In Wizards' Pitch To Kevin Durant
If Kevin Durant seriously entertains leaving the Thunder, the Wizards are considered a frontrunner due to their young backcourt and because it is where he grew up.


Chandler Parsons Underwent 'Minor Hybrid' Microfracture Surgery
Chandler Parsons has not been fully cleared for the beginning of training camp with the Mavericks.

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Tristan Thompson Has Until Thursday To Sign Cavs' Qualifying Offer
Tristan Thompson must either agree to a new long-term contract, sign the qualifying offer or mutually agree with the Cavs to extend the qualifying offer deadline further.

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Daryl Morey: Rockets Already Have Makings Of Championship Team
Daryl Morey is confident in the Rockets' title chances this season after keeping most of their core in tact and adding Ty Lawson.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Rockets To Pick Up 16-17 Option On Clint Capela
Clint Capela was the 25th overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Danny Ainge Rues Not Having Transcendent Player On Roster
The Celtics have a talented roster but Danny Ainge has been unable to acquire a true star.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Mike Miller Agrees To Buyout With Blazers
The Nuggets are expected to pursue Mike Miller once he clears waivers.

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Anthony Bennett Signs One-Year Deal With Raptors
Anthony Bennett has signed a one-year deal with the Raptors for the league minimum.

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76ers Waive Gerald Wallace
If Gerald Wallace clears waivers, he will become an unrestricted free agent.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Paul Pierce Likely To Retire If Clippers Win 2016 Title
After 15 seasons with the Celtics, Paul Pierce is now with his third team in as many seasons.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN

Anthony Bennett To Sign With Raptors
Anthony Bennett is expected to sign with the Raptors for $947,276.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Lakers, Suns Also Tried To Hire Steve Nash
Steve Nash joined the Warriors as a player development consultant.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Mike Dunleavy Jr. Out 8-10 Weeks With Back Surgery
The Bulls re-signed Dunleavy during free agency after he resisted strong overtures from the Cavaliers.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

Jeremy Tyler Signs Camp Deal With Rockets
Jeremy Tyler played in China last season after spending the 13-14 season with the Knicks.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Jordan McRae Signs One-Year Tender With 76ers
Jordan McRae will go to training camp with the 76ers.

Shams Charania/Yahoo! Sports

Nuggets Save $4.8M Waiving Kostas Papanickolau
Kostas Papanickolau was acquired from the Rockets in the Ty Lawson trade.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Anthony Bennett Clears Waivers, Raptors Considered Frontrunners
Anthony Bennett's reps pushed for a buyout with Minnesota and tried to dissuade teams from claiming him on waivers.

Adrian Wojnarowski, Shams Charania/Yahoo! Sports

RealGM Radio: Kevin Pelton Of ESPN
Host Danny Leroux talks with Kevin Pelton of ESPN about his path in writing, his NBA Utopia ideas and the season to come.

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Phil Jackson Expects Kobe Bryant To Play Beyond 2016
Phil Jackson believes Kobe Bryant will play beyond the current season even if it isn't with the Lakers.

Ohm Youngmisuk/ESPN

Markieff Morris Will Report To Suns' Camp
Markieff Morris remains unhappy with the Suns after the offseason trade of his brother, Marcus Morris, but he will report to training camp next week.

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Kristaps Porzingis Studying Usain Bolt To Improve Running Technique
Kristaps Porzingis was the Knicks' first round pick at No. 4 overall in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Tim Bontemps/New York Post

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