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Sat Oct 717:12G Malik Beasley recalled from Sioux Falls Skyforce of NBA Develo...Malik BeasleySGNuggetsFree Agent
G Malik Beasley was recalled from the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Developmental League. Beasley, a rookie from Florida State, averaged 18 points per game with the Skyforce and had four earlier stints with the Nuggets in which he averaged 2.4 points in 19 games.
Sat Oct 717:10G Malik Beasley scored 16 points Tuesday at DallasMalik BeasleySGNuggetsFree Agent
G Malik Beasley scored 16 points Tuesday at Dallas. He played a season-high 32 minutes after not playing more than 15 in any previous game. "I have really been focused on improving my game even if I'm not playing," Beasley said. "I just continue to stay working and stay humble."
Sat Oct 717:09Knicks sign well-traveled BeasleyMichael BeasleyPFKnicksFree Agent
Forward Michael Beasley is headed for a sixth NBA team, as he agreed to sign with the New York Knicks on Tuesday.The club announced the signing but not the contract terms. Multiple media outlets reported that Beasley received a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum, $2.12 million.Beasley's role with the Knicks is uncertain because of the possibility of a trade that could see Carmelo Anthony leave the team.Beasley, 28, spent last season with the Milwaukee Bucks, averaging 9.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 56 games (six starts).He previously played for the Miami Heat (2008-09 to 2009-10, 2013-14 to 2014-15), the Minnesota Timberwolves (2010-11 to 2011-12), the Phoenix Suns (2012-13) and the Houston Rockets (2015-16).In 509 career games (206 starts), Beasley averages 12.6 points and 4.7 rebounds.The 6-foot-10, 235-pounder was a first-round pick, second overall, of the Heat out of Kansas State in 2008.
Sat Oct 716:26G Malik Beasley had third-year option exercised by Denver Nugget...Malik BeasleySGNuggetsFree Agent
G Malik Beasley had his third-year option exercised by the Denver Nuggets. The 6-foot-5 Beasley appeared in 22 games as a rookie with Denver and averaged 3.8 points. The No. 19 overall selection also posted averages of 18.9 points and 7.6 assists with Sioux Falls of the NBA D-League.
Sat Oct 701:46F LeBron James will sit out Friday night's preseason game agains...LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
F LeBron James will sit out Friday night's preseason game against the Indiana Pacers due to his left ankle injury, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced. James suffered the injury during a practice on Sept. 27 when he stepped on the foot of rookie forward Cedi Osman. James returned to practice Thursday and coach Tyronn Lue said it was possible that James might play against the Pacers, but the Cavs opted against playing James for precautionary reasons.
Thu Oct 517:25Cavaliers G Shumpert suffers foot injuryLeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
Iman ShumpertSGCavaliersFree Agent
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert is expected to be sidelined seven to 10 days with a sprained left foot, the team announced Thursday.Shumpert sustained the injury while landing awkwardly after a missed dunk attempt during the first quarter of Wednesday's 109-93 preseason loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is hopeful Shumpert will return before his team concludes the preseason on Oct. 13."We'll see," Lue said of Shumpert. "We'll see how he feels. He always heals pretty good. He heals faster than anyone I've ever seen. We'll just see how he feels."The 27-year-old Shumpert underwent additional examination and imaging Thursday morning at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health by Cavaliers team physicians Dr. James Rosneck and Dr. Richard Parker.The news on Shumpert was announced on the same day in which forward LeBron James (ankle) returned to practice.James participated through an entire practice on Thursday as he continues to make progress from the left ankle he injured last week.Lue said it is possible James could even see playing time during Friday's preseason game against the Indiana Pacers.James suffered the injury during a practice on Sept. 27 when he stepped on the foot of rookie forward Cedi Osman.Meanwhile, Shumpert averaged 7.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists while playing a career-high 76 regular-season games last season for the Cavaliers.
Wed Oct 400:42F Markieff Morris and brother Marcus were acquitted Tuesday of a...Markieff MorrisPFWizardsFree Agent
F Markieff Morris and his brother Marcus were acquitted Tuesday of aggravated assault charges of beating up an acquaintance in Phoenix back in 2015. The 28-year-olds were found not guilty on all counts after being accused of helping three others assault Erik Hood, 36, outside of a Phoenix high school basketball game on Jan. 24, 2015. Both Morris twins played for the Suns at the time, and Marcus is now with the Wizards.
Wed Oct 400:41F Marcus Morris and brother Markieff were acquitted Tuesday of a...Marcus MorrisPFCelticsFree Agent
F Marcus Morris and his brother Markieff were acquitted Tuesday of aggravated assault charges of beating up an acquaintance in Phoenix back in 2015. The 28-year-olds were found not guilty on all counts after being accused of helping three others assault Erik Hood, 36, outside of a Phoenix high school basketball game on Jan. 24, 2015. Both Morris twins played for the Suns at the time, and Marcus is now with the Celtics.
Sat Sep 3021:33NBA notebook: Spurs' Leonard to miss entire preseasonStephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
Paul GeorgeSFThunderFree Agent
LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
Kawhi LeonardSFSpursFree Agent
Glenn Robinson IIISFPacersFree Agent
San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss the entire preseason due a right thigh injury, the team announced Saturday.The Spurs said in a statement that Leonard's timeline for returning to the court would be determined at a later date as he "continues a rehabilitation program for right thigh tendinopathy."Spurs coach Gregg Popovich indicated the issue first developed sometime last season.The 6-foot-7, 230-pound Leonard is entering his seventh NBA season after averaging 25.5 points and 5.8 rebounds last season, making the All-Star Game for the second time in his career.--Indiana Pacers forward Glenn Robinson III is expected to miss two months after suffering a left high ankle sprain in a Friday training camp practice session, the team announced.Robinson, 23, was driving to the basket and came down awkwardly during a team scrimmage.With Paul George traded to Oklahoma City, Robinson is expected to play a more prominent role this season.--Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbe... [More]
Sat Sep 3003:16PG Russell Westbrook once again signaled loyalty to Thunder on F...Russell WestbrookPGThunderFree Agent
PG Russell Westbrook once again signaled his loyalty to the Thunder on Friday when he signed a five-year, $205 million deal.The extension begins with the 2018-19 season and puts reigning NBA MVP under contract with the Thunder through the 2022-23 campaign. The 28-year-old Westbrook is coming off a historic season in which he averaged 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists and set an NBA record with 42 triple-doubles.
Sat Sep 3003:16PG Dennis Schroder of Hawks arrested on misdemeanor battery char...Dennis SchroderPGHawksFree Agent
PG Dennis Schroder of the Hawks was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge in an Atlanta suburb on Friday after an early morning incident. The 24-year-old Schroder was arrested in Brookhaven, Ga. He was released on bail later Friday. He is entering his fifth season with Atlanta. He averaged career-highs of 17.9 points and 6.3 assists last season.
Sat Sep 3003:16G Dwyane Wade introduced to Cleveland media on Friday and let it...Dwyane WadeSGCavaliersFree Agent
G Dwyane Wade was introduced to the Cleveland media on Friday and let it be known how excited he was to be back with close friend LeBron James. The two went to four NBA Finals and won two championships in four years together with the Miami Heat before James left to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after the 2013-14 season. Wade averaged 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 60 games with his hometown Bulls last season but was not interested in being a part of a long rebuilding process and agreed to a contract buyout, reportedly leaving $8 million on the table before signing with the Cavaliers for the veteran's minimum of $2.3 million. Wade owns career averages of 23.3 points, 5.7 assists and 4.8 rebounds in 14 seasons with Miami and Chicago. The overhauled roster in Cleveland includes Derrick Rose, Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Jose Calderon and Wade.
Fri Sep 2904:37G Malik Beasley had third-year option exercised by Denver Nugget...Malik BeasleySGNuggetsFree Agent
G Malik Beasley had his third-year option exercised by the Denver Nuggets. The 6-foot-5 Beasley appeared in 22 games as a rookie with Denver and averaged 3.8 points. The No. 19 overall selection also posted averages of 18.9 points and 7.6 assists with Sioux Falls of the NBA D-League.
Fri Sep 2904:37F LeBron James missed practice Thursday after injuring left ankl...LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
F LeBron James missed practice Thursday after injuring his left ankle the previous night. The Cavaliers said James suffered the injury during a Wednesday night practice. James underwent X-rays and they were negative. He is listed as day-to-day.
Fri Sep 2904:37F Carmelo Anthony said Thursday that potential trades involving ...Carmelo AnthonyPFThunderFree Agent
F Carmelo Anthony said Thursday that potential trades involving the New York Knicks with both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets fell through at the last minute before he ended up with the Oklahoma City Thunder. "A deal was done with Houston early, then for some reason, whatever happened behind the scenes, it didn't go through," the 33-year-old Anthony told SiriusXM Radio. "It fell through, then we had to really start paying attention and thinking about other options." Anthony was sent to Oklahoma City for center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and the Chicago Bulls' 2018 second-round draft pick from the Thunder. The 6-foot-8, 240-pound Anthony, a 10-time All-Star and 14-year NBA veteran, joined the Thunder having appeared in 976 career games (all starts) while averaging 24.8 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.1 steals.
Thu Sep 2818:56Nuggets pick up options on Mudiay, four othersMalik BeasleySGNuggetsFree Agent
Juan HernangomezSFNuggetsFree Agent
Trey LylesPFNuggetsFree Agent
Emmanuel MudiayPGNuggetsFree Agent
The Denver Nuggets exercised contract options on five players, the team announced Thursday.A pair of former first-round draft picks, guard Emmanuel Mudiay and forward Trey Lyles, had their fourth-year options exercised, while the team exercised third-year options on forward Juancho Hernangomez and guards Malik Beasley and Jamal Murray.The 6-foot-5 Mudiay, the No. 7 overall pick in 2015, averaged 12.0 points and 4.8 assists in his first two seasons. The 6-10 Lyles, taken five picks after Mudiay, averaged 6.1 points in his tenure with Utah. He was acquired from the Jazz in a draft-night trade in June.Murray had a productive rookie season. The 6-4 guard, the seventh overall pick in 2016, averaged 9.9 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists en route to earning All-Rookie second-team honors.Hernangomez, taken 15th overall, averaged 4.9 points and 3.0 rebounds in 62 games last season. Beasley, 6-5, appeared in 22 games as a rookie with Denver and averaged 3.8 points. The No. 19 overall selection also posted averages of 18.9 points and 7.6 assists with Sioux Falls of the NBA D-League.
Thu Sep 2805:09G Dwyane Wade signed one-year contract with Cleveland Cavaliers ...Dwyane WadeSGCavaliersFree Agent
G Dwyane Wade signed a one-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday. Wade, 35, reached a buyout agreement with the rebuilding Chicago Bulls over the weekend and reports immediately began to come out that he was leaning toward rejoining close friend and former teammate LeBron James with the Cavaliers. The two stars won two NBA championships and went to four straight NBA Finals together with the Miami Heat.
Wed Sep 2706:05F Zach Randolph told reporters that he "wrongfully arrested" las...Zach RandolphPFKingsFree Agent
F Zach Randolph told reporters that he was "wrongfully arrested" last month at a Los Angeles housing project on suspicion of possessing marijuana with intent to sell. Randolph was charged with misdemeanor drug possession and resisting arrest, instead of the felony charge, and ultimately was sentenced earlier this month to 150 hours of community service. "I'm not speaking a lot about it," Randolph told reporters Monday, "but I felt that I was wrongfully arrested. Things that was put out there wasn't true. But I don't want to be a distraction to my team, my organization, so I'm just going to move forward and play basketball."
Tue Sep 2605:56C Alex Len and Suns did not agree on rookie contract extensionAlex LenCSunsFree Agent
C Alex Len, who was the fifth pick in the 2013 draft, and the Suns did not agree on a rookie contract extension. He signed a qualifying offer for one year and $4.2 million for the 2017-18 season, according to The Vertical. He will become an unrestricted free agent in July.
Tue Sep 2605:56G John Jenkins signed by Atlanta Hawks on MondayJohn JenkinsSGHawksFree Agent
G John Jenkins was signed by the Atlanta Hawks on Monday. Jenkins was originally Atlanta's first-round pick (23rd overall) in the 2012 draft out of Vanderbilt and spent his first three NBA seasons with the Hawks. He also played with Phoenix and Dallas in his five-year NBA career.
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