Adrian Wojnarowski

Adrian Wojnarowski

Wojnarowski is a newsbreaker and host of the Vertical Podcast with Woj. Follow him on Twitter @WojVerticalNBA.
  • The history of basketball can't be written without Jerry Krause
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    The history of basketball can't be written without Jerry Krause

    At his heart, Jerry Krause was an old-school scout. Outside Jerry Krause’s suburban Chicago home seven weeks ago, the snow blanketed the backyard and patio. Inside, Krause had been going for an hour and a half at the kitchen table now, an old scout telling the story of a lifetime chase.

  • Trail of 'Crumbs' leads Michael Jordan to Hall of Fame's doorstep
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    Trail of 'Crumbs' leads Michael Jordan to Hall of Fame's doorstep

    This column was originally published on Sept. 9, 2009, before Michael Jordan’s induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Looking back, Jerry Krause still believes creative tension delivered a greater good to the dynasty. In the spring, he read Bill Russell’s memoir about his devotion

  • Sources: Celtics assistant Micah Shrewsberry emerges as serious candidate for UMass job
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    Sources: Celtics assistant Micah Shrewsberry emerges as serious candidate for UMass job

    Micah Shrewsberry, 40, has worked on coach Brad Stevens’ staffs with the Celtics and at Butler University. Boston Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry has emerged as a serious candidate for the University of Massachusetts coaching job, league sources told The Vertical. Shrewsberry has interviewed

  • Sources: Atlanta Hawks claim Jose Calderon on waivers
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    Sources: Atlanta Hawks claim Jose Calderon on waivers

    The Hawks have claimed Jose Calderon on waivers. The Atlanta Hawks claimed guard Jose Calderon on waivers, bringing on the veteran guard for the playoff push, league sources told The Vertical. Calderon, 35, gives the Hawks an accomplished perimeter threat to complement their guard rotation of Dennis

  • Kevin Durant has sprained MCL, bone bruise; will miss at least a month
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    Kevin Durant has sprained MCL, bone bruise; will miss at least a month

    Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant will minimally miss a month with an MCL sprain and bone bruise in his left knee, but is expected to return for the start of the playoffs in mid-April. After an MRI late Tuesday night, the Warriors announced on Wednesday that Durant suffered a Grade 2 medial

  • Sources: Warriors, Durant's inner circle bracing for tough news on knee injury
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    Sources: Warriors, Durant's inner circle bracing for tough news on knee injury

    The Golden State Warriors are bracing for the possibility that All-Star forward Kevin Durant could be lost for the rest of the regular season – or perhaps longer – with a left knee injury, league sources told The Vertical. Durant underwent an MRI late Tuesday night to survey the knee damage, and team

  • Sources: Brandon Jennings signs deal with Wizards
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    Sources: Brandon Jennings signs deal with Wizards

    Brandon Jennings is in his eighth NBA season. After clearing waivers on Wednesday, free-agent guard Brandon Jennings signed a deal with the Washington Wizards, league sources told The Vertical. The Wizards are waiving undrafted rookie forward Danuel House to create a roster spot for Jennings, league

  • Kyle Lowry to have wrist surgery, expected to return before playoffs
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    Kyle Lowry to have wrist surgery, expected to return before playoffs

    Kyle Lowry is a three-time All-Star. Toronto Raptors All-Star guard Kyle Lowry will undergo a surgical procedure on his right wrist, but is expected to return before the start of the Eastern Conference playoffs in mid-April. There’s hope that Lowry can return within four-to-five weeks and play again

  • Joakim Noah undergoes knee surgery, will miss rest of season
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    Joakim Noah undergoes knee surgery, will miss rest of season

    Joakim Noah played 46 games with the Knick this season. New York Knicks center Joakim Noah had arthroscopic knee surgery Monday and will miss the remainder of the season. Noah hasn’t played since a Feb. 4 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in which he had four points and two rebounds in six minutes.

  • Knicks waive Brandon Jennings
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    Knicks waive Brandon Jennings

    Brandon Jennings was the 10th pick in the 2009 draft. The New York Knicks waived veteran guard Brandon Jennings, clearing the way to sign guard Chasson Randle. The Knicks’ front office and coaching staff hadn’t been enamored with Jennings’ mindset amid the team’s struggles this season, league sources