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  1. Kenyon Martin: I'm retiring from professional basketball
    Marc J. Spears

    Kenyon Martin: I'm retiring from professional basketball

  2. Damian Lillard's five-year extension with Trail Blazers worth $125 million-plus
    Marc J. Spears

    Damian Lillard's five-year extension with Trail Blazers worth $125 million-plus

  3. Sources: Lakers get second meeting to pitch LaMarcus Aldridge; Heat also pursuing meeting
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Lakers get second meeting to pitch LaMarcus Aldridge; Heat also pursuing meeting

  4. Sources: Guard Shane Larkin agrees to deal with Nets
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Guard Shane Larkin agrees to deal with Nets

  5. Sources: Ed Davis agrees to $20 million deal with Trail Blazers
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Ed Davis agrees to $20 million deal with Trail Blazers

  6. Sources: Suns clear cap room for LaMarcus Aldridge pursuit by trading three players
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Suns clear cap room for LaMarcus Aldridge pursuit by trading three players

  7. Free agent Kendall Marshall recovering well from ACL injury, expects to be ready for training camp
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Free agent Kendall Marshall recovering well from ACL injury, expects to be ready for training camp

  8. Sources: Hawks to sign 7-foot-3 Walter Tavares
    Marc J. Spears

    Sources: Hawks to sign 7-foot-3 Walter Tavares

  9. Sources: Omer Asik finalizing $60 million contract with Pelicans
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Omer Asik finalizing $60 million contract with Pelicans

  10. Sources: Free agent Greg Monroe to sign $50 million max deal with Bucks
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Free agent Greg Monroe to sign $50 million max deal with Bucks

  • Mad Dash: Kobe Bryant responds to LaMarcus Aldridge reports with meme

    In today's Mad Dash: Kobe gets creative with his critics, Dan Patrick wants Abby Wambach's socks, and Earl Thomas drops to a knee for his high school sweetheart.

    NBC on Yahoo Sports
  • Free-agent roundup: Day 2 brings Wade resolution and Aldridge adjustments

    The second day of 2015 free agency featured several big agreements, including a new deal for Dwyane Wade, and a whole lot of jostling to sign LaMarcus Aldridge.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Kenyon Martin: I'm retiring from professional basketball

    After 15 NBA seasons, former No. 1 pick Kenyon Martin says his playing days are over. He might consider coaching.

    Yahoo Sports
  • AP source: Matthews, Mavs reach agreement on 4-year contract

    Free agent guard Wesley Matthews and the Mavericks have agreed on a four-year deal with financial terms that will depend on whether center DeAndre Jordan decides to join him in Dallas. A person with knowledge of the deal says Matthews and the Mavericks reached an agreement in principle late…

    The Associated Press
  • Warriors make moves in front office, new training program

    The Golden State Warriors have promoted Larry Harris to director of player personnel and hired Lachlan Penfold as head of physical performance and sports medicine. The Warriors announced the moves Thursday. Harris has served as a scout and consultant for the Warriors the past six seasons,…

    The Associated Press
  • AP Interview: Wade chooses to stay with Heat

    After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him. Wade accepted a $20 million, one-year deal on Thursday to stay with the Heat next season, ending his latest foray into free agency and wrapping up a weeks-long saga that had him seriously…

    The Associated Press
  • Magic taking slow approach with 5th overall pick Hezonja

    If Orlando Magic draft pick Mario Hezonja had it his way he'd hop headfirst into the NBA fire. The Croatian-born 20-year-old would skip straight from his just a just concluded full season with FC Barcelona in the Euroleague, to playing in every game during Orlando's upcoming summer league, to…

    The Associated Press
  • AP source: Pelicans, Asik agree on 5-year contract

    The New Orleans Pelicans and center Omer Asik have agreed on a five-year contract worth a minimum of $44 million and rising up to $58 million if incentives and benchmarks are met, said a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity…

    The Associated Press
  • AP Source: Heat now among clubs meeting with Aldridge

    A person with knowledge of the negotiations says LaMarcus Aldridge and the Miami Heat have spoken about his future plans, and that a formal conversation is scheduled for Thursday night. The person says Heat President Pat Riley is to meet with Aldridge in Los Angeles. Riley traveled to Los Angeles…

    The Associated Press
  • Warriors keep Draymond Green in a lucrative, necessary deal

    It's difficult to put a price on the player who allows a championship team's system to thrive at both ends.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Spurs' Tim Duncan tells paper: 'I'll be back on the court'

    Tim Duncan is returning to San Antonio for a 19th season. Duncan tells the San Antonio Express-News that ''I'll be on the court next year.'' Until Duncan made his announcement Thursday, there was speculation that he could call it a career after the Spurs lost to the Los Angeles Clippers in a…

    The Associated Press
  • AP source: Arron Afflalo, Knicks agree on 2-year deal

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Arron Afflalo is about to team up with Carmelo Anthony again.

    The Associated Press
  • Vasquez embracing fresh start with Bucks

    Greivis Vasquez always thought he might end up in Milwaukee. Coming out of the University of Maryland, Vasquez worked out twice for the Milwaukee Bucks prior to the 2010 NBA Draft, but the Bucks used their first-round pick on center Larry Sanders while Vasquez eventually landed in Memphis, which…

    The Associated Press
  • AP Source: Paul Pierce going to Clippers on 3-year deal

    Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers are reuniting. A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Pierce has agreed to a three-year, $10 million deal to join the Los Angeles Clippers. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because no contracts can be finalized…

    The Associated Press
  • Cavs center Mozgov has arthroscopic knee surgery

    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov has undergone successful right knee arthroscopic surgery and the team says he'll be out about six weeks.

    The Associated Press
  • Mad Dash: Curry tops LeBron for another NBA achievement

    In today's Mad Dash: Stephen Curry tops LeBron James again, James Harrison takes part in a crazy workout, and Auburn taunts Oregon.

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  • AP source: Hawks finalizing deal for Spurs' Splitter

    A person with knowledge of the deals says the Atlanta Hawks are finalizing a trade for San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter. The person says the Spurs and Hawks have agreed on the trade but the remainder of the deal is being finalized. The 6-foot-11, 245-pound Splitter averaged 8.2 points and…

    The Associated Press
  • Study: NBA diversity again leads pro sports leagues

    The NBA again sets the standard for diversity among major professional sports leagues. According to a report released Wednesday by the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, the NBA received an A-plus grade for racial hiring and B-plus for gender hiring on its annual report card. For the…

    The Associated Press