Basketball Wiretap

Bulls Told Rajon Rondo They're Trying To 'Save Him From Himself'
During the interview, Rajon Rondo also described the situation as the most confusing of his career.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

Kevin Garnett Hired By Clippers As Consultant
Kevin Garnett played for Doc Rivers in Boston for six seasons

Broderick Turner/Los Angeles Times

Knicks Fine Derrick Rose For Unexcused Absence
Derrick Rose won't receive a suspension and will be in uniform on Wednesday against the 76ers.

RealGM Staff Report

Dunc'd On: 15 In 60 (Western Conference 01.10.17)
Nate Duncan and Danny Leroux go through each of the teams in the West from Utah to Dallas and share our observations from the last three weeks.

RealGM Staff Report

Cheick Diallo Assigned By Pelicans To D-League
Cheick Diallo has appeared in nine games on assignment with the D-League's Austin Spurs, averaging 12.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 23.3 minutes per contest.

RealGM Staff Report

NBA PER: Anthony Davis Moves Back Into Top-3
Anthony Davis has reentered the top-3 in PER at 28.4, moving up from fifth last week.

RealGM Staff Report

Stephen Curry Finds 'Slump' Talk 'Comical'
Stephen Curry is averaging 24.8 points per game and shooting 40 percent from 3-point range, the lowest long distance mark of his career.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

David Griffin's Contract With Cavaliers Expires After Current Season
David Griffin has done well in managing the Cleveland Cavaliers' asset base and augmenting the supporting cast around his Big 3.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Derrick Rose Left Knicks Without Permission Due To Family Situation
Derrick Rose left without permission and the Knicks were scrambling during the game to determine where he was.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Knicks Have Yet To Receive Information On Derrick Rose's Absence For Game
Derrick Rose did not show up for the Knicks' game on Monday against the Pelicans.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Hawks Pull Paul Millsap From Trade Market
Wes Wilcox started informing teams Monday afternoon that the Hawks were no longer working to unload Paul Millsap.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Shawn Long Named D-League Player Of The Week
Shawn Long led Delaware to a 3-1 week, averaging 24.5 points on 53.5 percent shooting to go with a league-leading 13.5 rebounds.

RealGM Staff Report

LeBron James Not Interested In Coaching
LeBron James doesn't believe he has the patience to be a head coach.

Chris Walder/The Score

Mike Dunleavy Ready To Join Hawks
Mike Dunleavy has made peace with joining the Hawks after speaking with Mike Budenholzer about his role with the club.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Stephen Curry, Jimmy Butler Named Players Of The Week
Jimmy Butler averaged 38 ppg, 9.3 rpg 6.3 apg for the week, while Stephen Curry averaged 31.8 ppg, 5.5 apg and 4.5 rpg.

RealGM Staff Report

Warriors, Rockets Have Interest In Mike Dunleavy Jr. If Bought Out
The Warriors drafted Mike Dunleavy with the third overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Magic Tried To Trade For Paul Millsap Before Doing Serge Ibaka Deal
The Magic have tried to acquire Paul Millsap in 2012, 2015 and 2016.

Kevin O'Connor/The Ringer

NBA Efficiency Differential: Spurs Move Up To No. 2
The Spurs have moved from fifth to second at +9.0 points per 100 possessions.

RealGM Staff Report

76ers To Sign Chasson Randle To 10-Day Contract
Chasson Randle has been playing with the Westchester Knicks of the D-League.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Quincy Acy To Sign 10-Day Contract With Nets
In 12 games in the D-League this season, Quincy Acy is averaging 17.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.6 steals and 2.0 blocks in 31.9 minutes per game.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Nets Waive Anthony Bennett
Anthony Bennett appeared in 23 games with the Nets this season, averaging 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game.

RealGM Staff Report

RealGM Radio: Conference Tiers With Ben Golliver
Host Danny Leroux and Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated lay out their current tiers for both conferences.

RealGM Staff Report

Mike Dunleavy Jr. Has Yet To Report To Hawks, Seeks Buyout
The Hawks would like to keep Mike Dunleavy after they were unable to find a third team to take him as part of the Kyle Korver deal.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Mavericks Assign A.J. Hammons, Nicolas Brussino To D-League
Nicolas Brussino will be playing his first game in the D-League.

RealGM Staff Report

Isaiah Austin Signs With FMP Belgrade
In December, Isaiah Austin announced that he had been given clearance by his doctors to return to the court.

ESPN

Joel Embiid Shooting For Playoffs After 76ers Win 10th Game Of 16-17
The 76ers are eight games back of eighth place in the Eastern Conference.

ESPN

Nuggets Re-Sign Alonzo Gee On 10-Day Contract
Alonzo Gee was waived before the deadline for contracts to become fully guaranteed for the rest of the season.

RealGM Staff Report

76ers Have Nate Robinson, Jordan Farmar, Yogi Ferrell On Radar
The 76ers are considering a number of free agent point guards for a 10-day contract.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Heat Asking For Too Much For Goran Dragic For Serious Trade Talks To Form
Goran Dragic is in Year 2 of a five-year, $90 million contract with the Heat.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Carmelo Anthony Getting Around-The-Clock Treatment For Shoulder Injury
Carmelo Anthony first suffered the injury on Dec. 11th against the Lakers diving for a loose ball.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News