Basketball Wiretap

Rajon Rondo 'Looking For A Straightforward Coach' In Next Stop
Rajon Rondo's experience with the Bulls has not been successful and he's often been blamed internally and in the media for their struggles.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Omri Casspi Cleared To Return, Receiving Interest From Grizzlies, Clippers
Omri Casspi has been cleared to resume basketball activities after his recent thumb injury.

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Larry Sanders Agrees To Deal With Cavaliers
The contract for Larry Sanders is likely to include a guarantee trigger date for the 17-18 season.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Matt Barnes, Kings Mutually Made Decision On Release
Matt Barnes received interest from the Warriors, Clippers, Rockets, Spurs and Cavaliers.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Kobe Bryant '100 Percent Behind Everything Laker'
Rob Pelinka called Kobe Bryant "a North star" for the Lakers leadership.

Bill Oram/Orange County Register

LeBron James Endorses Cavs Signing Larry Sanders
LeBron James does not know how the past two years have changed Larry Sanders, but he seemed open to finding out.

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Rob Pelinka: Lakers Still Have Intrinsic Advantage In NBA
Despite working in a CBA that makes team-building more difficult for big market teams due to a punitive luxury tax, Rob Pelinka believes the Lakers still have many advantages over their peers.

Tania Ganguli/Los Angeles Times

Monty Williams Uninterested In Illinois Job, Expected To Be NBA Candidate
Monty Williams is working in the Spurs' front office this season and is expected to be one of the NBA's top coaching candidates this offseason.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Lakers Sign David Nwaba To 2nd 10-Day Contract
David Nwaba averaged 2.6 points, 1.6 rebounds and 11.2 minutes through five games after earning an NBA Call-Up with the Lakers on February 28.

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Larry Sanders, Cavs In Serious Contract Talks
Larry Sanders has been away from the game since his buyout in February of 2015.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Omri Casspi Receiving Interest From Multiple Playoff Teams
Omri Casspi is ahead of schedule in healing from his broken thumb.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Markelle Fultz Declares For 2017 NBA Draft
Markelle Fultz is expected to be the first or second selection in the draft.

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Mikhail Prokhorov 'Trying To Be Zen About Process'
Mikhail Prokhorov's initial approach was to run the Nets 'in the same way I've approached my business.'

Jackie MacMullan/ESPN

Rudy Gay Undecided On Opting Out Of Contract With Kings
Rudy Gay will make his decision after an evaluation of his health and his agent's assessment of the market.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Rockets To Sign Troy Williams To 10-Day Contract
Troy Williams was waived by the the Grizzlies in February.

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Bulls Sought First Round Pick For Nikola Mirotic At Deadline
The Bulls had several serious discussions at the trade deadline involving Nikola Mirotic.

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Cameron Payne 'Wants To Be The Guy For The Bulls' Future'
The Bulls also targeted Cameron Payne in the 2015 draft.

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Briante Weber To Sign 2nd 10-Day Contract With Hornets
Briante Weber was previously on two 10-day contracts with the Warriors.

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Wolves Sign Lance Stephenson To 2nd 10-Day Contract
Lance Stephenson has appeared in four games for Minnesota this season averaging 4.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game.

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Mavericks Plan On Signing Manny Harris To 10-Day Contract
Manny Harris last played in the NBA with the Lakers during the 13-14 season.

Dwain Price/Star Telegram

Kobe Bryant Met With Jeanie Buss In February, Advocated For Rob Pelinka
Jeanie Buss identified Magic Johnson, Phil Jackson, Jerry West and Kobe Bryant as candidates to run the Lakers.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Mavericks To Sign Jarrod Uthoff To 10-Day Contract
Jarrod Uthoff has been playing for Fort Wayne in the D-League.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Lakers Were Scrambling To Communicate Internally When Kings Traded Cousins
Kings' ownership had given approval for a DeMarcus Cousins' trade involving Buddy Hield and Brandon Ingram.

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Jeanie Buss Restructured Front Office After Kupchak, Jim Buss Kept Magic Out Of Loop
Jeanie Buss began formulating her plan to fire Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak shortly before All-Star Game weekend.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Lakers Officially Hire Rob Pelinka As General Manager
Rob Pelinka will report to Jeanie Buss and Magic Johnson.

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Pelicans To Sign Wayne Selden To 10-Day Contract
Wayne Selden has averaged 18.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 31.1 minutes per game this season in the D-League with Iowa.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Lance Stephenson Likely To Soon Sign 2nd 10-Day With Wolves
Lance Stephenson sprained his ankle after signing an initial 10-day with the Wolves in February.

Jon Krawczynski/Associated Press

Larry Bird: I Wasn't Motivated To Trade Paul George At Deadline
Magic Johnson's call to Larry Bird lasted less than five minutes and consisted mostly of small talk.

Tania Ganguli/Los Angeles Times

Reggie Jackson Has 'Had Some Dark Days' This Season Before Tuning Out Media
The Pistons developed another identity when Reggie Jackson was out earlier this season after undergoing a platelet-rich plasma injection to treat his left knee tendinitis.

Vince Ellis/Detroit Free Press

Jared Sullinger Receives Interest From Heat
David Falk met with Pat Riley in recent days but Jared Sullinger remains in the "exploratory stages" of finding a new team.

Barry Jackson/Miami Herald