Basketball Wiretap

Spurs Shopping LaMarcus Aldridge For Top-10 Pick
LaMarcus Aldridge has a player option for the 18-19 season.

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Steve Kerr Wants Warriors To Consider 'Positive Ramifications' Of Visiting White House
With a group of players and coaches that have been outspoken against the Trump presidency, there has been an expectation that the Warriors wouldn't visit the Donald Trump White House.

Tim Kawakami/San Jose Mercury News

Clippers Intend To Buy 2nd Round Pick
The Clippers don't own a single draft pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

Broderick Turner/Los Angeles Times

Chauncey Billups Offered Five-Year Deal To Run Cavs' Front Office
Chauncey Billups has yet to accept the offer after a second day of meetings with Dan Gilbert.

Jason Lloyd/The Athletic

NBA's Salary Cap Estimate For 17-18 Drops To $99M
The NBA has informed teams the new cap is expected to be at $99 million for the 17-18 season.

Jay King/Boston Globe

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers, Suns, Kings Thunder Have Discussed Kristaps Porzingis Trade
Phil Jackson expressed in an MSG interview that he's still disappointed Kristaps Porzingis skipping his exit meeting.

Ian Begley, Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Carmelo Anthony Still Prefers To Remain With Knicks
Carmelo Anthony owns a full no-trade clause but Jackson hasn't given up on his preference to trade him.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Grizzlies Extend $2.82M Qualifying Offer To JaMychal Green
JaMychal Green averaged 8.9 points and 7.1 rebounds with a PER of 13.5 during the 16-17 season.

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Nuggets Tender Qualifying Offer To Mason Plumlee
Mason Plumlee will be a restricted free agent this offseason.

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Josh Jackson Signs Endorsement Deal With Under Armour
Josh Jackson was famously ejected from the Under Armour All America showcase in the summer of 2015.

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Suns Attempting To Trade Away Eric Bledsoe
Eric Bledsoe has two seasons and $29 million remaining on his contract.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

Suns Discuss Trading No. 4 Pick For Jimmy Butler, Paul George, Porzingis
The Suns have held talks with the Pacers, Bulls and Knicks.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Knicks Would Like Top-4 Pick, Established Starter If They Trade Kristaps Porzingis
The Knicks are motivated to trade into the top-4 of the draft and Josh Jackson is believed to be their target.

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Wizards Acquire Tim Frazier From Pelicans For No. 52 Pick
The Pelicans have traded Tim Frazier to the Wizards for the No. 52 pick in the draft.

Michael Scotto/Basketball Insiders

Mavs, Wolves Break Off Wesley Matthews For Ricky Rubio Talks
The Mavericks would have also moved up to No. 7.

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Nick Young Declines Player Option With Lakers
Nick Young has declined his player option with the Lakers for the 17-18 season to become a free agent.

Broderick Turner/Los Angeles Times

Celtics Interested In Trading Down To Target Dennis Smith Jr.
Danny Ainge and the Celtics are considering moving back in the draft again from No. 3.

Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald

Spurs Open To Trading Away Danny Green
The Spurs are interested in pursuing their option in free agency and moving Danny Green would create additional cap space.

James Young/San Antonio Express-News

Paul George Wanted To Save Pacers From Oklahoma City's Fate Losing Kevin Durant
The Pacers could wait through the summer and potentially into training camp before agreeing upon a Paul George trade.

Nate Taylor/Indianapolis Star

Jazz Interested In Trading For Patrick Beverley
With George Hill becoming a free agent, the Jazz are actively shopping for a veteran point guard in case he doesn't re-sign.

Tony Jones/Salt Lake Tribune

Rockets Looking To Unload Salary To Pursue Chris Paul, Griffin, Lowry, Millsap
The Rockets are shopping Ryan Anderson, Lou Williams and Patrick Beverley in hopes of clearing cap space for this summer's free agency class.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Pacers Receiving Interest On Paul George From Teams Who Could Flip Him Later
The Pacers have received "a lot of action" on Paul George despite it initially appearing they'd have no leverage.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

LaVar Ball: If I'm Not Crazy, My Sons Aren't Good Enough
LaVar Ball has heard critiques of his parenting style with how active he is in developing and promoting the basketball careers of his three sons.

Zach Baron/GQ

Jimmy Butler Warned Off Cavaliers As Kyrie Irving Could Push For Trade
Jimmy Butler has been warned by several Cavaliers who had been recruiting him to stay away.

Joe Cowley/Chicago Sun-Times

Daryl Morey Signs Four-Year Extension With Rockets
Daryl Morey had one season remaining on his current deal as general manager.

Mark Berman/Fox 26

Hawks Seeking Paul Millsap Sign-And-Trade Interest From Suns, Kings, Nuggets
There was reportedly a revolt in the Hawks' locker room when they put Paul Millsap on the trading block in the middle of the season.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Langston Galloway To Decline $5.4M Player Option With Kings
Langston Galloway will have a $6.8 million cap hold and would become a restricted free agent if the Kings extend a $6.5 million qualifying offer.

Michael Scotto/Basketball Insiders

Kings Declined Lakers' Offer Of No. 2 For Nos. 5, 10
The Lakers would have packaged one of the two Kings' picks to the Pacers along with 27, 28 and salary cap filler for Paul George.

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Celtics Leaning Towards Jayson Tatum As Josh Jackson Still Declines Workout Invite
The Celtics have finally received the medicals of Josh Jackson, who they are considering picking at No. 3.

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Greg Monroe To Exercise $17.9M Player Option With Bucks
Greg Monroe averaged 11.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 81 games for the Bucks this past season.

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