Celtics swap Kemba Walker, 2021 first-rounder for Al Horford in cap clearing trade — Boston Herald

Brad Stevens, faced with salary cap inflexibility that threatened to handcuff his team over the next two years, broke the logjam with a major trade Friday morning. 334 more words

Celtics swap Kemba Walker, 2021 first-rounder for Al Horford in cap clearing trade — Boston Herald

Nuggets president Tim Connelly wants to “reward” Michael Porter Jr. as potential extension talks loom — The Denver Post

Despite his team’s second-round ouster, Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly was encouraged by the gains his team made in an unprecedented season that also included a devastating injury to Jamal Murray. Like others within the organization, before Murray tore his ACL, Connelly felt the Nuggets could win a championship. Instead, Connelly heads into the offseason with the core of a championship foundation intact, yet a roster still in need of upgrades.

Nuggets president Tim Connelly wants to “reward” Michael Porter Jr. as potential extension talks loom — The Denver Post