Basketball Wiretap

Kings Could Be 'Starting To Get Sick Of DeMarcus Cousins'
The Kings have two more trade deadlines and an offseason to consider trading DeMarcus Cousins.

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Anthony Davis Remains Fully Committed To Pelicans
Anthony Davis is averaging 31.7 points, 11.5 rebounds and three blocks as he continues to perform as one of the NBA's best players.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Omri Casspi, Dave Joerger Haven't Talked Since Preseason
Omri Casspi remains outside the Kings' rotation and his situation hasn't been discussed with Dave Joerger.

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Pelicans Close To Signing Anthony Brown
Anthony Brown has averaged 29.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists over his first three games of the 16-17 D-League season.

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Chris Bosh Continues To Pursue NBA Return
Chris Bosh remains unlikely to play for the Heat again.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Archie Goodwin Waived By Pelicans
Archie Goodwin appeared in three games for the Pelicans, averaging 5.0 points in 10.0 minutes per contest.

RealGM Staff Report

Chandler Parsons Would Have Accepted 'A Lot Less' Than $98M From Mavs
Chandler Parsons and Mark Cuban quickly became close and often discussed personnel decisions.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Jazz Prioritizing Extension For George Hill Over Derrick Favors
The Jazz still possess more than $13 million in cap space, which could allow the team to agree upon an in-season contract extension with George Hill or Derrick Favor

Marc Stein/ESPN

Mavs Release Quincy Acy To Sign Jonathan Gibson
Dallas was down to only Seth Curry as a healthy point guard on their roster.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Suns Haven't Been Close To Trading Brandon Knight
Brandon Knight is coming off the bench this season for the Phoenix Suns with Eric Bledsoe and Devin Booker starting, which has led to some speculation about his future with the franchise.

Kevin Zimmerman/Arizona Sports

Blake Griffin Exhibiting No Signs Of Interest In Playing For Hometown Thunder
Blake Griffin has an early termination option in his deal with the Clippers this summer.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Klay Thompson Hadn't Heard About Trade Rumor Until Bob Myers Called
Bob Myers attempted to remove any doubt about the future of Klay Thompson with the Warriors.

Anthony Slater/San Jose Mercury News

Thunder Remain Interested In Trading For Rudy Gay
Rudy Gay would allow them to slide Victor Oladipo to a 6th man role and Andre Roberson to shooting guard.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Hasheem Thabeet Working Towards NBA Comeback
Hasheem Thabeet was the second overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft out of UConn and struggled to establish himself as an NBA player.

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Donatas Motiejunas, Rockets Haven't Held Any New Talks
Donatas Motiejunas is training in Vancouver as the Rockets have already played 10 games.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Nuggets Waive Jarnell Stokes
Jarnell Stokes appeared in two games and averaging 1.5 points, 1.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 3.5 minutes.

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Nuggets Finalizing Deal With Alonzo Gee
Alonzo Gee was a final cut by the Pelicans during the preseason.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Execs Believe DeMarcus Cousins Trade Talks Could Begin In December
The Kings aren't ready to give up on the current season and will evaluate the team following their five straight home games.

Sean Deveney/Sporting News

Warriors Dismiss Klay Thompson Trade Rumors
A trade rumor had the Warriors considering trading Klay Thompson to the Celtics for Jae Crowder, Avery Bradley and the Nets' 2017 first round pick.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Phil Jackson Insists Opt-Out In Deal Was For Lockout, Not Lakers
Phil Jackson says being president of the Knicks has been "a process of sticking to my beliefs and being able to say, 'Whatever.'"

Jackie MacMullan/ESPN

Kings Not Ready To Explore Trade Scenarios
Sacramento is withholding making judgments about their roster until they see a full set of games with Darren Collison.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Shaq: Kings Could Consider Trading DeMarcus Cousins If Situation Doesn't Improve
Shaquille O'Neal is a minority owner with the Kings and spoke about the continued uncertain future of DeMarcus Cousins this week.

Matt Moore/CBS Sports

Pat Riley Regrets Not Signing Dwyane Wade To Max Contract In 2014
Dwyane Wade signed a two-year, $31.1 million deal with a player option for the second season in 2014.

James Herbert/CBS Sports

Kings Open To Trading Willie Cauley-Stein
Willie Cauley-Stein has been seeking a bigger role than he has so far received under Dave Joerger.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Lance Stephenson Was 'Model Citizen' With Pelicans
The Pelicans waived Lance Stephenson following his groin injury even though the team wanted to retain him.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Ray Allen Didn't Expect To Retire After 2014 Finals
Ray Allen had interest in playing in 14-15, 15-16 and even this season if the right opportunity presented itself.

Jeff Zillgitt/USA Today

Blake Griffin Remains Focused On Season, Not Free Agency
Blake Griffin dismissed the notion that those close to him may recruit him to play for his hometown Thunder when he becomes a free agent this offseason.

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Nets Release Greivis Vasquez, Sign Yogi Ferrell
Yogi Ferrell was a final cut by the Nets and had been preparing to play for their D-League affiliate.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Rockets Will Continue Searching For 2nd Star To Pair With James Harden
While the Rockets spent their cap space on role players, they will continue to pursue a second star to pair with James Harden.

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Daryl Morey's Position As Rockets' GM Not As Secure As In Past
Leslie Alexander assumed a larger role with Daryl Morey in the team-building process this past offseason.

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