Report: Rockets declining Avery Bradley’s team option — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Avery Bradley – acquired as matching salary in the Victor Oladipo trade – played terribly for the Rockets last season.

Report: Rockets declining Avery Bradley’s team option — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Report: Wizards likely to acquire Spencer Dinwiddie in sign-and-trade with Nets — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Wizards are opening a big hole at point guard by trading Russell Westbrook to the Lakers.

Report: Wizards likely to acquire Spencer Dinwiddie in sign-and-trade with Nets — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Kevin Durant breaks Olympic scoring record for Team USA, which advances to knockout stage with win over Czech Republic — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Kevin Durant had been eying Carmelo Anthony’s Team USA career Olympic scoring record for years.

Kevin Durant breaks Olympic scoring record for Team USA, which advances to knockout stage with win over Czech Republic — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Analysis: Lakers face a tricky, expensive path to build around their Big Three — Daily Bulletin

If he’s said it once, he’s said it a dozen times: Lakers coach Frank Vogel loves talking about getting players to “star in their roles.” Back when the discourse was whether the Lakers would ever find a third star, or if one of their other players would ascend to become a foundational piece like LeBron…

Analysis: Lakers face a tricky, expensive path to build around their Big Three — Daily Bulletin

Reports: Mike Conley likely to re-sign with Jazz, who are offering $75M over three years — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Jazz guard Mike Conley’s tone changed over the last several months, as he approaches unrestricted free agency.

Reports: Mike Conley likely to re-sign with Jazz, who are offering $75M over three years — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Reports: Lakers near deal for Russell Westbrook, who requested trade from Wizards — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Lakers have been seeking a third star ever since pairing LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Reports: Lakers near deal for Russell Westbrook, who requested trade from Wizards — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

76ers buy No. 53 pick from Pelicans, reportedly for $2M — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Pelicans – in the midst of trying to prove their worthiness to Zion Williamson – sold a second-round pick to the 76ers.

76ers buy No. 53 pick from Pelicans, reportedly for $2M — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

St. Paul’s Jalen Suggs on eve of NBA draft: ‘I couldn’t be more excited’ — Twin Cities

Jalen Suggs and his father, Larry, had Thursday night in mind when they discussed Jalen’s future a couple of years ago. Suggs starred in both basketball and football for years growing up, and he often was the best player on the court or the field — usually even when playing up multiple age levels. It […]

St. Paul’s Jalen Suggs on eve of NBA draft: ‘I couldn’t be more excited’ — Twin Cities

Clippers have 25th pick in NBA Draft – but what else do they have planned? — Daily Bulletin

What’s certain: For the first time since 2018, the Clippers enter the NBA Draft with their own first-round pick. They’re slated to select a prospect at No. 25 on Thursday when the league’s annual selection show will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and air on ABC and ESPN starting at 5 p.m.…

Clippers have 25th pick in NBA Draft – but what else do they have planned? — Daily Bulletin

U.S. men’s basketball routs Iran in bounce-back performance — Daily Breeze

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer SAITAMA, Japan — The U.S. basketball team got back to winning – and winning easily. Damian Lillard scored 21 points and the Americans rebounded from an opening loss with their first victory of these Olympics, overwhelming Iran, 120-66, on Wednesday (Tuesday night PT). Devin Booker scored 16 points and…

U.S. men’s basketball routs Iran in bounce-back performance — Daily Breeze

Report: Team USA players grumbling about ‘San Antonio offense’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The United States men’s basketball team losing to France caused plenty of angst.

Report: Team USA players grumbling about ‘San Antonio offense’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports