Basketball Wiretap

Clippers Want To Re-Sign Austin Rivers
Austin Rivers is a former lottery pick that had struggled in his first two and a half seasons in the NBA, but showed some glimpses of potential in the playoffs.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Clippers Interested In Wesley Johnson
Wesley Johnson has spent the past two seasons with the Lakers and is a former lottery pick.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Rivers: DeAndre Jordan Loves Being A Clipper
The Clippers will almost certainly need to offer Jordan a five-year, $100 million deal to retain him.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Clippers Plan To Improve Supporting Cast With Minimum Salary Players
If the Clippers sign DeAndre Jordan to a five-year maximum deal, they will only have the mini-mid-level exception plus a slew of veteran's minimum contracts.

Ben Bolch/Los Angeles Times

Celtics Were Offered First Round Pick At Deadline For Avery Bradley
Avery Bradley is a well-known favorite of Danny Ainge with his versatility on defense.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Celtics Interested In Trading Up In Draft, Could Target Willie Cauley-Stein
The Celtics are "very open" to trading up in the NBA Draft, according to two sources.

A. Sherrod Blakely/Comcast SportsNet

Bucks Hope To Follow Draft Success In 12-18 Range
The Bucks will have the No. 17 overall pick in this year's NBA Draft.

Charles F. Gardner/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thunder Appear To Be Targeting Point Guards, Shooters In Draft
The Thunder appeared to focus on point guards and shooters during their interviews at the NBA Draft Combine.

Darnell Mayberry/Oklahoman

Thunder Interested In Monty Williams, Andy Greer, Nate Tibbets As Assistants
Monty Williams was recently fired by the Pelicans, while Andy Greer is currently an assistant with the Bulls and Nate Tibbetts with the Blazers.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kevin Seraphin Prepared To Leave Wizards For Bigger Role
Kevin Seraphin is caught playing behind Marcin Gortat and Nene.

J. Michael/Comcast

Paul Pierce Unsure On Return For 15-16
Paul Pierce has a player option on his contract for the 2015-16 season.

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Bulls Unwilling To Let Tom Thibodeau Leave Without Compensation
The Bulls are not even prepared to engage in compensation talks until they have a commitment from a replacement for Tom Thibodeau that excites them.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Phil Jackson Unhappy By Return Of Isiah Thomas To MSG
There has been speculation that Isiah Thomas could eventually replace Phil Jackson to run the Knicks again.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Bulls Interested In Fred Hoiberg, Adrian Griffin
If the Bulls part ways with Tom Thibodeau this offseason, Fred Hoiberg has widely been expected to be their top candidate.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tom Thibodeau, Pelicans Have Mutual Interest
With the Bulls eliminated from the playoffs, the future of Tom Thibodeau becomes a pressing question for several franchises.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Danny Ainge Wants Celtics To 'Stay In The Game' On Potential Big Move
Danny Ainge talked about how the Celtics had the assets to acquire Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in 2007, but were not in the game in 2012 for James Harden.

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John Calipari Close To Extension With Kentucky Through 2022
John Calipari will also earn a $1.6 million longevity bonus on July 1.

Matt Jones/KSR

Dwane Casey Will Remain Head Coach Of Raptors
The Raptors will likely make changes to Dwane Casey's assistant coaching staff.

Steve Simmons/Toronto Sun

Pelicans Fire Monty Williams
The Pelicans have fired Monty Williams as head coach.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Nets Not Interested In Using Stretch Provision On Deron Williams
Deron Williams has not been as productive as the Nets were expecting when they re-signed him on a max contract in 2013.

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Ranadive: NBA Has Bigger 'Crony' Culture Than Silicon Valley
Vivek Ranadive initially hired Pete D'Alessandro as general manager, but Vlade Divac is now in charge.

Ailene Voisin/Sacramento Bee

Eastern Conference Vet: Bulls Adhere Strictly To Called Plays
The Cavaliers had runs of 16-0 and 16-2 in the first and second halves of their Game 4 win over the Bulls.

Michael Wilbon/ESPN

Knicks Expect Thanasis Antetokounmpo To Be On 15-16 Roster
Thanasis Antetokounmpo decided to turn down a two-year, $550,000 deal overseas last summer to play for the Knicks' D-League team, which paid him $25,000.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Dirk Nowitzki Won't Retire Before 2018
Dirk Nowitzki signed a three-year, $25 million contract last offseason with the Mavericks.

KTCK-AM (via Dallas Morning News)

Lakers Plan To Pursue Jimmy Butler
Jimmy Butler will be a restricted free agent this summer after the Bulls were unable to sign him to an extension.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Spears: Aldridge For Griffin Sign-And-Trade Has Been Rumored
Blake Griffin was drafted by former Clippers' GM Neil Olshey, who is now with the Blazers.

Dan Feldman/Pro Basketball Talk

Raymond Felton Picking Up $3.9M Player Option For 15-16
Raymond Felton will file paperwork to exercise his $3.9 million player option for the 2015-16 season, league sources told RealGM.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Anthony Grant To Join Thunder Coaching Staff
Anthony Grant was an assistant for Billy Donovan at Marshall and Florida until 2006.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Antonio Daniels Believes Tim Duncan Will Return For 19th Season
Tim Duncan is believed to be leaning toward a return for his 19th season with the Spurs.

Jeff McDonald/San Antonio Express-News

Ujiri Considering Letting Raptors Take Step Back
Masai Ujiri has yet to make a decision on Dwane Casey's tenure as head coach of the Raptors and the direction of the franchise.

John Chick/The Score

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