Basketball Wiretap

Magic Will Keep Matt Lloyd In Weltman's Front Office
Matt Lloyd will remain with the Magic in a role to be determined.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Jeff Weltman Agrees To Become President Of Basketball Ops For Magic
Jeff Weltman will sign a five-year contract with the Magic.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Chauncey Billups To Interview For Hawks' GM Job
Chauncey Billups is currently an analyst with ESPN.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Paul Millsap Opts Out Of $21.4M Contract With Hawks
Paul Millsap structured a three-year, $60.2 million deal with a third-year player option during his 2015 free agency.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Kevin Durant: I Made The 100 Percent Correct Decision Signing With Warriors
Kevin Durant confirmed he will re-sign with the Warriors.

Marc J. Spears/The Vertical

Pablo Prigioni Receiving Interest From Knicks For Assistant Coach Job
Pablo Prigioni played professionally last season in Spain.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Knicks Decide Against Renew Contract Of Josh Longstaff
Josh Longstaff had formed a strong connection with multiple current players, most notably Kristaps Porzingis.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Travis Schlenk Emerges As Candidate For Hawks' GM Job
Travis Schlenk has been assistant general manager of the Warriors for the past five seasons.

Connor Letourneau/San Francisco Chronicle

Blazers Deny Request From Hawks To Interview Neil Olshey
Neil Olshey became general manager of the Blazers in 2012.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Pelicans Close To Hiring Chris Finch As Assistant Coach
Chris Finch had a large impact on the Nuggets' improvement on offense.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Utah May Be Unwilling To Match Rival Offers For George Hill
Dennis Lindsey is adamant in wanting to re-sign George Hill, but he acknowledged the Jazz won't be able to match all offers he might receive.

Mike Sorensen/Deseret News

Jazz Will Do Everything Possible To Re-Sign Gordon Hayward
The Jazz have several advantages in what they can offer Gordon Hayward.

Mike Sorensen/Deseret News

Hawks Offered Four Future First Round Picks To Pacers For Paul George
In addition to their own picks, the Hawks own future first rounders from the Wolves in 2018 and the Cavaliers in 2019.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Isaiah Thomas Talks To Markelle Fultz About Playing Together With Celtics
While Markelle Fultz will likely be the top pick of the 2017 draft, Isaiah Thomas was the last pick in 2011.

Chris Forsberg/ESPN

Westbrook, Harden, Wall Join Curry In Eligibility For DPVE In 2017
Russell Westbrook, James Harden, John Wall and Stephen Curry will be eligible for the Designated Player Veteran Extension in July.

Bobby Marks/The Vertical

Lakers Confident Of Signing Paul George In 2018
The Lakers have been advised not to give up assets to trade for Paul George ahead of his free agency.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Celtics Will Only Trade Top Pick For 'Second Coming'
Wyc Grousbeck indicated the Celtics are unlikely to trade away the top pick in June's draft.

CSN New England (via ProBasketballTalk)

Lakers Plan On Waiting Until 2018 To Pursue Major Free Agents
Magic Johnson said he'll take a patient approach in pursuing free agents, preferring the 2018 class that will likely feature Paul George.

RealGM Staff Report

76ers, Nets, Knicks Interested In J.J. Redick
The 76ers are the team said to be most interested in J.J. Redick.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical (via Nets Daily)

Lonzo Ball May Only Work Out For Lakers
A source close to Lonzo Ball said it has been "clear from the start our desired destination is Los Angeles."

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Markelle Fultz Considered 'Clear Choice' For Celtics If They Keep No. 1
The Celtics had interest in trading for either Paul George or Jimmy Butler at the deadline and can revisit those discussions in June.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Salaries Of GMs On Contending Teams Increasing
Bob Myers and Masai Ujiri received contract extensions within the past season that pay more than $5 million per season.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Hawks Interested In Chauncey Billups, Brent Barry For GM Job
David Griffin, Joe Dumars, Gersson Rosas and Mark Hughes are also candidates.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Cavs Ignoring Orlando's Request To Interview David Griffin
Dan Gilbert could be hoping that the Magic get tired of waiting for David Griffin.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Markelle Fultz, CAA Clients Won't Avoid Kings
The Kings met with Markelle Fultz at the draft combine in Chicago.

James Ham/CSN Bay Area

Pelicans Retain Alvin Gentry, Dell Demps For 17-18
The Pelicans' trade for DeMarcus Cousins helped both Alvin Gentry and Dell Demps retain their jobs for next season.

Scott Kushner/The Advocate

Rival Execs: Phil Jackson Harming Carmelo Anthony's Trade Value
Executives of other NBA teams have been baffled by the way Phil Jackson has spoken publicly about the status of Carmelo Anthony.

Fred Kerber/New York Post

Draft Prospects Could Avoid Boston Workouts Due To Playing Time Concerns
With a deep roster at every position, agents are concerned their clients would have to spend the first few seasons of their career coming off the bench.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Agents Continue To Push Draft Prospects Away From Kings
The Kings may be unable to host a player for a workout that goes in the top-20.

Chad Ford/ESPN

LaVar Ball Not Impacting Lakers, Suns' Draft Evaluation Of Lonzo Ball
Magic Johnson said there is no impact on the public personality of LaVar Ball on whether the Lakers target Lonzo Ball.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN