Ira Winderman: Tim Hardaway weighs in on Kyle Lowry’s weight, having been there before — Boston Herald

Tim Hardaway appreciates greatness, which is why next weekend will stand as one of the most profound moments of his 56 years, when he will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. 1,462 more words

Ira Winderman: Tim Hardaway weighs in on Kyle Lowry’s weight, having been there before — Boston Herald

Lonzo Ball reportedly will miss Chicago Bulls training camp — putting in doubt his availability for the start of the season — Boston Herald

Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball is expected to miss training camp as he continues to battle long-term pain and discomfort in his left knee following a January meniscus surgery… 433 more words

Lonzo Ball reportedly will miss Chicago Bulls training camp — putting in doubt his availability for the start of the season — Boston Herald

Did RJ Barrett extension set the market for Tyler Herro, Jordan Poole? — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Not exactly. But in a broad sense, yes.

Did RJ Barrett extension set the market for Tyler Herro, Jordan Poole? — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Jazz reportedly trade Donovan Mitchell to Cavaliers for Sexton, Markkanen, three first-round picks — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland for one of the more interesting — but undersized — backcourt in the NBA.

Jazz reportedly trade Donovan Mitchell to Cavaliers for Sexton, Markkanen, three first-round picks — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

What does Durant, Irving staying in Brooklyn mean for top of East? — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

How deep is the East? At least one of Boston, Brooklyn, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, and Miami will go home after the first round.

What does Durant, Irving staying in Brooklyn mean for top of East? — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Patrick Beverley Tweet that Durant trade drama held up player moves gets KD’s response — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Beverley is not alone in thinking the Durant trade held up part of the market.

Patrick Beverley Tweet that Durant trade drama held up player moves gets KD’s response — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

SF Giants sign former closer Ken Giles to minor league deal — East Bay Times

The Giants made another no-risk move in search of bolstering their bullpen on Monday, signing veteran reliever Ken Giles to a minor league deal. The team announced Giles, who had most recently been with the Seattle Mariners, was expected to pitch in a rookie ball game on Monday night in Arizona. 407 more words

SF Giants sign former closer Ken Giles to minor league deal — East Bay Times

Kurtenbach: Kevin Durant is staying in Brooklyn. That’s a big win for the Warriors — Monterey Herald

Kevin Durant’s loss is the Warriors’ gain. The superstar forward wanted out of Brooklyn. He didn’t like the coach he picked, Steve Nash; he was over the superstar teammate he chose, Kyrie Irving; and he didn’t like the direction of the organization that handed over so much power to him when he went there in…

Kurtenbach: Kevin Durant is staying in Brooklyn. That’s a big win for the Warriors — Monterey Herald

Durant trade talks over, Nets and star “agreed to move forward with our partnership” — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Nets called Durant’s bluff and won this round.

Durant trade talks over, Nets and star “agreed to move forward with our partnership” — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Why European star Vasilije Micic didn’t end up with Bulls this summer — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Micic, a 6’5″ combo guard, is the best player in the world not currently in the NBA.

Why European star Vasilije Micic didn’t end up with Bulls this summer — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

NBA Rumors: Celtics’ Season-Opener, Christmas Opponent Revealed — NESN.com

The Celtics hope to redeem their loss in the 2022 NBA Finals, and Boston will reportedly get it’s start to do so against an Eastern Conference rival. The Celtics will reportedly open the season at TD Garden against the Milwaukee Bucks, according to The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn. The two Eastern Conference favorites are also […]

NBA Rumors: Celtics’ Season-Opener, Christmas Opponent Revealed — NESN.com