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LOS ANGELES - When Rajon Rondo saw the opportunity to add his youth and energy to a championship-contending team, the 35-year-old point guard jumped at the chance to return to the Los Angeles Lakers."I'm most excited about ...
Sep 1, 2021
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RAJON Rondo is reportedly set to rejoin the Los Angeles Lakers after being waived by the Memphis Grizzlies.A key member of the 2020 Lakers NBA champion squad, Rondo was sent by the Los Angeles Clippers to the Memphis Grizzlies as part ...
Aug 29, 2021
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Grizzlies have waived veteran guard Rajon Rondo.The Grizzlies announced the move on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after acquiring Rondo on Aug. 16 in a deal that sent guard Eric Bledsoe to the Los Angeles Clippers for Rondo, ...
Aug 29, 2021
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NEW YORK - The "Welcome to New York" signs decorating the outside of Madison Square Garden and hanging behind him were nice, though unnecessary.Kemba Walker needs no introduction around here.He's a New York native who was already playing at ...
Aug 18, 2021
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CHICAGO - Joining Olympian Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic in what could be a high-scoring trio appealed to DeMar DeRozan. He is thrilled to get to play alongside fellow newcomer Lonzo Ball, too.He sees a team poised to make a jump, ...
Aug 14, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers on Friday re-signed free agent Nicolas Batum, who revived his career during last season's pandemic-shortened schedule.He signed his new contract in his native France during a livestream on the team' ...
Aug 14, 2021
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DETROIT - The Detroit Pistons have re-signed guards Cory Joseph, Frank Jackson and Rodney McGruder.The team announced the deals on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), adding depth on their young roster that features No. 1 overall pick Cade Cunningham.Detroit acquired Joseph ...
Aug 12, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Reggie Jackson is returning to the Los Angeles Clippers after helping the team reach the Western Conference finals for the first time.The team announced the re-signing of the free-agent point guard on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).Jackson ...
Aug 12, 2021
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CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls finalized a sign-and-trade deal with the San Antonio Spurs for high-scoring small forward DeMar DeRozan on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).DeRozan agreed last week to a three-year, $85 million contract. Chicago sent veteran forwards ...
Aug 12, 2021
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SAN FRANCISCO - Free agent forward Andre Iguodala is returning to the Golden State Warriors, whom he helped win the 2015 championship on his way to becoming the NBA Finals MVP and then two more titles.Iguodala signed a one-year contract on ...
Aug 11, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Russell Westbrook was a Lakers fan from childhood, and he skipped school to attend their championship parades. After he became close friends with Kobe Bryant, they spoke about the responsibility and honor of playing for this decorated franchise.Yet even ...
Aug 11, 2021
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DENNIS Schroder has agreed to join the Boston Celtics on a one-year $5.9 million deal after reportedly turning down an $84 million extension offer from the Los Angeles Lakers."This is one of the best franchises in NBA history and ...
Aug 11, 2021
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SALT LAKE CITY - Mike Conley returned to Utah to help the Jazz finish what they started last season.Conley represents Utah's biggest signing in free agency, agreeing to a three-year deal worth $68.04 million on the first day ...
Aug 10, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Carmelo Anthony realized the time was finally right to join forces with his friend LeBron James.Whether James and the veteran-led Los Angeles Lakers can help Anthony win his first NBA championship remains to be seen."Most people will ...
Aug 10, 2021
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WASHINGTON - Spencer Dinwiddie is following some impressive players as the point guard in Washington. That's a role occupied by Russell Westbrook, John Wall and Gilbert Arenas for much of the past two decades."I'm not Gilbert, John or ...
Aug 10, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Hornets believe coach James Borrego can turn things around in Charlotte.The Hornets announced on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) they've signed Borrego to a multiyear contract extension. Length and financial terms of the deal were not ...
Aug 10, 2021
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ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks suddenly had a hole in their frontcourt when young center Onyeka Okongwu underwent shoulder surgery.Enter Gorgui Dieng.Coming off a surprising run to the Eastern Conference finals and with strong hopes for next season, the Hawks announced ...
Aug 10, 2021
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DALLAS - Luka Doncic is set to sign a $207 million supermax extension with the Dallas Mavericks, who sent an entourage to the Slovenian star's home country to finish off the biggest contract in franchise history.Agent Bill Duffy told ESPN ...
Aug 10, 2021
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TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors re-signed restricted free-agent guard Gary Trent Jr. to a multiyear contract on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).The 22-year-old Trent split last season with Portland and Toronto, averaging 15.3 points and 31.1 minutes ...
Aug 9, 2021
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WASHINGTON - The Washington Wizards have re-signed guard Raul Neto.The team announced the move on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). Neto averaged a career-high 8.7 points in 2020-21. He appeared in 64 games with 22 starts."We are very ...
Aug 8, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired guard Grayson Allen from the Memphis Grizzlies for guard Sam Merrill and two future second-round picks.Allen, 25, averaged 10.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 25.2 minutes for the Grizzlies ...
Aug 8, 2021
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