Basketball Wiretap

Doug McDermott Denies Rumors Father Called Bulls Complaining About Minutes
Doug McDermott has had a disappointing rookie season dealing with injuries and not featuring in Tom Thibodeau's rotation.

Joe Cowley/Chicago Sun-Times

Thunder Considering Ettore Messina As Head Coach Candidate
Ettore Messina has had great success as a head coach in Europe and is currently an assistant coach with the Spurs.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tennessee Tech's Charles Jackson Declares For NBA Draft
Charles Jackson has declared for the 2015 NBA Draft and signed representation to turn pro, sources told RealGM.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Kevin Love: Cavs' Organization Has My Back
Kevin Love has been playing better basketball for the Cavaliers in the playoffs and had 23 points and nine rebounds while shooting 6-for-10 on three-pointers in their Game 3 win over the Celtics.

Tom Westerholm/MassLive

Moussa Diagne Declares For 2015 NBA Draft
Moussa Diagne has declared his name for the 2015 NBA Draft as an early entry, a source told RealGM.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Mario Hezonja Enters NBA Draft
Mario Hezonja currently plays for Barcelona and is considered a potential top-5 draft pick.

Jonathan Givony/Draft Express

Report: Kevin Ollie Removes Name From Consideration For Thunder Job
Kevin Ollie has been considered a strong candidate for the job following his success at UConn and relationship with Kevin Durant.

Jon Rothstein/CBS Sports

LaMarcus Aldridge Expected To Be Pursued By Spurs, Mavs, Knicks, Lakers
The Spurs and Mavericks reportedly believe they have a shot to sign LaMarcus Aldridge.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Thunder Confident Enes Kanter Will Re-Sign
Enes Kanter was acquired by the Thunder at the trade deadline.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Goran Dragic: Fifth Year Is 'Pretty Big' On Deal With Heat
Goran Dragic will place value in the possible fifth season that the Heat can offer in a maximum contract.

Ira Winderman/Sun Sentinel

Billy Donovan, Kevin Ollie Emerge As Serious Candidates For Thunder
Billy Donovan recently worked on background research on Kevin Durant.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Magic, Nuggets Expected To Have Interest In Scott Brooks
Scott Brooks will become a top candidate for the head coaching vacancies of the Magic and Nuggets.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Thunder Fire Scott Brooks
The Thunder have fired Scott Brooks as head coach and Billy Donovan is expected to become a serious candidate.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Rajon Rondo Planned To Sign Max Contract With Lakers Before Mavs' Trade
When the Mavericks traded for Rajon Rondo, he was open to re-signing with the franchise.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Ed Davis Hopes To Re-Sign With Lakers If Everything Is Equal With Other Teams
Ed Davis will opt out of his contract for the 15-16 season with the Los Lakers to test free agency.

Eric Pincus/Los Angeles Times

Dwyane Wade Undecided On $16M Option For 15-16
Dwyane Wade said he is in no rush to decide on his player option for the 2015-16 season.

Tim Reynolds/Associated Press

Nicolas Batum Apologizes For Posting 'We Don't Lose To Spanish Players' In Locker Room
Nicolas Batum apologized for posting a team motivational message that was perceived to be a a shot at Marc Gasol and Spanish players.

Michael Wallace/ESPN

Spurs Unworried About Cap Ramifications To Re-Sign Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs have a mutual interest to sign a new contract.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

LeBron Never Told Heat To Draft Shabazz Napier
LeBron James never had a relationship with Shabazz Napier, unlike many other college players he became friendly with from his annual Nike camps

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Caris LeVert Returns To Michigan For Senior Season
Caris LeVert will return for the 2015-16 season with the Wolverine basketball program.

RealGM Staff Report

Phil Jackson: Getting 2-3 Players With Talent Changes Direction Quickly
While Phil Jackson's challenge last summer was to re-sign Carmelo Anthony, he must decide what to do with a high lottery pick this year.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Thunder Considering Kevin Ollie As Replacement For Scott Brooks
Sam Presti has reportedly visited UConn several times recently where Kevin Ollie is head coach.

Adam Zagoria/ZagsBlog

Drummond: I Want Draymond Green On Pistons
Draymond Green is one of the NBA's best stretch forwards and would seemingly be an ideal fit for the Pistons beside Andre Drummond.

Kirkland Crawford/Detroit Free Press

Teammate: 50-50 Chance LaMarcus Aldridge Leaves Blazers
LaMarcus Aldridge will be a free agent this offseason and he may not be a lock to re-sign with the Blazers.

Jason Quick/Oregonian

Pat Riley On Draft: No More Smiling Faces With Hidden Agendas
Pat Riley is looking forward to the 2015 NBA Draft one season after they picked Shabazz Napier with the hopes of re-signing LeBron James.

Joseph Goodman/Miami Herald

Lakers Plan To Use Max Money In Upcoming Free Agency
The Lakers could have consecutive summers of spending maximum salary money.

Kevin Ding/Bleacher Report

NBA Projects Salary Cap To Reach $108M For 17-18 Season
The NBA has sent a new set of salary cap projections to all 30 teams.

Jonathan Givony/Draft Express

Pacers Unlikely To Re-Sign C.J. Watson
C.J. Watson averaged 10 points in 57 games this season.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Goran Dragic To Review Every Offer In Free Agency
Goran Dragic confirmed Friday that he will opt out of his contract and become a free agent in July.

Ira Winderman/Sun Sentinel

Pacers To Play Smaller Next Season With Hibbert Having Diminished Role
The Pacers plan on playing faster on offense next season to contend with smaller and versatile lineups of opponents.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

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