NBA Wiretap

Sergio Scariolo, Jordi Fernandez Among Final Candidates For Raptors Head Coach

Jun 3, 2023 2:12 AM

The Toronto Raptors are moving on to their final round of interviews to fill their vacant head coach role starting this weekend. 

Sergio Scariolo and Jordi Fernandez are rumored to be among the final candidates for the role.

The Raptors are currently the only team in the NBA without a head coach. 

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Tags: Toronto Raptors, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

Lakers Likely To Keep No. 17 Pick In Upcoming Draft

Jun 3, 2023 1:08 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers are likely keeping the No. 17 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, sources told Jovan Buha of The Athletic.

The Lakers have been linked with several rumored moves this offseason, including speculation over acquiring Kyrie Irving

Buha adds that the team's current plan is to return as much of last season's roster as they can afford under the new CBA. 

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

James Borrego, Terry Stotts Potential Candidates To Join Bucks Coaching Staff

Jun 3, 2023 1:03 PM

James Borrego and Terry Stotts are candidates to join Adrian Griffin's staff with the Milwaukee Bucks, sources told Eric Nehm and Shams Charania of The Athletic.

As a first-time head coach, Griffin is looking to add experience to his staff.

Borrego has been linked with several other assistant coaching positions this offseason. 

Griffin will earn $4 million per season on his coaching deal, according to The Athletic. 

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Tags: Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

Kevin Ollie Joins Nets As Assistant Coach

Jun 3, 2023 2:09 PM

Kevin Ollie is joining the Brooklyn Nets as an assistant coach, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Ollie, who recently left Overtime Elite after two years, was a finalist for the Pistons head coaching position. 

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Tags: Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA B-Ball IQ

Terry Stotts Finalizing Deal To Join Bucks Coaching Stuff

Jun 3, 2023 6:35 PM

Terry Stotts is finalizing a deal to join Adrian Griffin's staff with the Milwaukee Bucks, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Stotts was previously the Bucks head coach from 2005 to 2007.

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Tags: Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA B-Ball IQ

No Update On Tyler Herro Status For Game 2; Caleb Martin Misses Practice With Illness

Jun 3, 2023 6:32 PM

There is no update to Tyler Herro's status for Game 2 as he recovers from a broken hand.

"We're doing this game-by-game. I'll let you know [Sunday]. The status hasn't changed. You can read into that," said Erik Spoelstra on Saturday.

Herro is expected to return for Game 3 should he miss Game 2.

Caleb Martin also missed Saturday's practice due to an illness. 

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Tags: Tyler Herro, Caleb Martin, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Injury, NBA Playoffs

James Borrego Named Associate Head Coach For Pelicans

Jun 3, 2023 5:58 PM

James Borrego agreed to become the associate head coach for the New Orleans Pelicans, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Borrego was previously the Hornets head coach for four seasons. 

Borrego was also rumored as a potential candidate to be an assistant for the Bucks

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Tags: New Orleans Pelicans, NBA, NBA B-Ball IQ

Anthony Edwards Expected To Leave Klutch For WME

Jun 3, 2023 5:50 PM

Anthony Edwards is expected to sign with WME for representation, sources told Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report.

Edwards was previously a client of Klutch.

Edwards is eligible for a max contract extension this offseason. 

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Tags: Anthony Edwards, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NBA B-Ball IQ

Kevin Young To Remain On Suns Staff Under Frank Vogel

Jun 3, 2023 5:02 PM

Kevin Young will remain an assistant coach on the Phoenix Suns staff, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The Suns hired Frank Vogel as head coach on Friday.

Young, who was a finalist for the role, will be the highest paid assistant in the league at $2 million per season. 

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Tags: Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA B-Ball IQ

Brandon Ingram Extended Absence Lead To 'Significant Frustration' In Pelicans Organization

Jun 3, 2023 12:53 PM

Brandon Ingram missing 29 consecutive games this past season due to a left toe contusion lead to "significant frustration" within the New Orleans Pelicans organization, according to Christian Clark of

With Willie Green initially describing the injury as "day-to-day," several people within the team felt that Ingram could have returned to the court sooner.

It was reported earlier this week that the Pelicans were restructuring its player care and performance team this offseason.

Sources add that they would be surprised if Aaron Nelson, who was in charge of the department, returns to the team next season.  

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Tags: Brandon Ingram, New Orleans Pelicans, NBA, NBA Injury

Julius Randle Undergoes Ankle Surgery, Expected To Be Ready By Training Camp

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RealGM Radio: Dan Feldman On The NBA Finals And Offseason (Jun 2023)

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Salt Łąkę City Stars Hire Steve Wojciechowski As Head Coach

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Frank Vogel Hired By Suns As Head Coach

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Michael Winger On $9M Per Year Contract To Run Wizards

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108 NCAA Players Withdraw From 2023 NBA Draft

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Aleksej Pokusevski Suffered Right Humerus Fracture In Offseason Workout

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Hollinger & Duncan: Veteran Extensions 2023-24

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Trent Redden Regarded As 'Strong Candidate' To Become New Clippers GM

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Wizards Hire Travis Schlenk As Senior VP Of Player Personnel

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Tyler Herro Could Possibly Return For Game 2


Adam Silver: Increased NBA Parity Is Fantastic, It's Part By Design, Too

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NBA Has 'Uncovered Additional Information' On Ja Morant, Discipline Will Wait Until After Finals

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Payton Pritchard Seeking Trade From Celtics

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Dunc'd On: Scoot Henderson Scouting Report; Boston Celtics Offseason

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Raptors Still Considering Sergio Scariolo, Jordi Fernandez, Darko Rajakovic For Head Coach

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Brad Stevens Confirms Celtics Will Retain Joe Mazzulla As Head Coach


Jimmy Butler Plans To Spend Remainder Of Career With Heat

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NBA Doesn't Assign Eric Lewis For Finals As Twitter Account Investigation Continues


Michael Porter Jr: My Whole Life Revolves Around Staying Healthy

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