SI.com "Free agent shooting guard Ray Allen will not play during the 2014-15 NBA season, he announced through his agent on Wednesday. Allen said he will use the time off this season and over the offseason to be with family and reassess whether he will play in the 2015-16 season. "Over the past..." March 04
Anthony Davis participated in NO's shoot around & will try to play tonight Vs Detroit barring any setbacks throughout the day.
TSN.ca "Though he has yet to confirm his retirement, Steve Nash is under no delusions when it comes to the fact that his NBA career is at its end. The Los Angeles Lakers point guard joined the The Bro Jake Show on TSN Radio 1040 Vancouver on Tuesday morning and pulled no punches when it came to the..." March 04
NESN "Get ready, Boston Celtics fans. We could be in for a very interesting summer. The “fireworks” many Celtics supporters hoped for last offseason never materialized, as the team failed to land its reported top target, current Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love, and instead settled on..." March 04
Olympic Talk "Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is reportedly unlikely to play at EuroBasket in September, a tournament the French national team director has said is mandatory for players who want to make the French Olympic team. Noah, 30, is averaging 7.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game this season,..." March 04
Yahoo! Sports "The NBA has fined the New York Knicks for president Phil Jackson publicly commenting on Ohio State freshman guard D'Angelo Russell, a league source told Yahoo Sports on Tuesday night. It is immediately unclear how much money the Knicks were fined. Upon leaving Ohio State's game on Thursday..." March 04
ThePostGame.com "When Damian Lillard found out he'd finished up his college coursework, he couldn't wait to tell the world. There was only one problem. He forgot to tell his mother first. Apparently LIllard's mom had to find out the news secondhand, even though she was in the same house with her son. The..." March 04
ESPN.com "Mark Rachesky, chairman of Lionsgate Entertainment and a noted distressed-asset investor, has emerged as the most recent bidder for the Atlanta Hawks, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Rachesky, who heads the investment firm MHR Fund Management, is a close associate of..." March 04
The Score "Thanks to a combination of their own fantastic play and the morass of apathy and incompetence in the bottom half of the Eastern Conference, the Atlanta Hawks - just 60 games into the season - have become the first team to officially lock up a 2015 postseason berth. A huge fourth-quarter surge..." March 04
Pro Basketball Talk "Monta Ellis reportedly rejected a two-year, $24.8 million contract extension, opted out of a contract that would have paid $11 million and fired his agent. Finally, Ellis signed a contract with the Mavericks worth $25.08 million over three years, including a $8.72 million player option for next..." March 04
Kevin Durant asked if he'll return this season: "No doubt."
Pro Basketball Talk "Some of you are out there thinking, “Why would teams go after JaVale McGee except to see their jerseys on Shaqtin’ a Fool more often?” Because it’s about cost and role. Not many teams were interested in paying JaVale McGee $12 million next season to be their starting center. However, paying him..." March 04
CSN Bay Area "Warriors reserve big man Marreese Speights on Monday pleaded no contest to reduced charges stemming from being arrested in Tampa and charged with suspicion of DUI in August. The charges were reduced to misdemeanor reckless driving, with Speights paying $903 in fines and court costs. The plea..." March 04
Real GM Basketball "Thomas Robinson has been traded three times and also placed on waivers by a non-playoff team in his short career after being the fifth overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. The Philadelphia 76ers claimed Robinson in order satisfy payroll-usage rules, but they've also given him a chance to..." March 04
SB Nation "sh Smith got to tease his old Atlanta crowd after rimming in a three, but things didn't end well for him, as the Rockets fell 104-96 to the Hawks. Surely, Smith ate some humble pie after the loss and paid respect to his former home even after fans taunte-- NOOOOOPE" March 04
New York Post "There’s a new free-agent on the market — one Phil Jackson adores. Brian Shaw, who considers Jackson his mentor, was fired as Nuggets head coach on Tuesday, not even getting two full seasons in Denver. Shaw posted a 36-46 last season and was 20-39 this season. After Steve Kerr backed out of..." March 04
Hoops Rumors "The Nuggets are letting go of coach Brian Shaw, a source tells Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post (Twitter link). Dempsey indicates that the move took place this morning, though the team has yet to make an official announcement. Denver has dropped 17 of its last 19 games amid roster turnover at the..." March 03
Kyrie Irving will play tonight as Cavs face Celtics. Kevin Love is game-time decision due to illness.
Fox Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder appear to be getting one of their injured All-Stars back very soon. Russell Westbrook is likely to return Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers and will wear a protective mask, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported Tuesday. Westbrook,..." March 03
Larry Brown Sports "Kobe Bryant opened up in an unprecedented way in his new documentary and even revealed that wife Vanessa suffered a miscarriage during his rape trial in 2004. Bryant was investigated for sexual assault in 2003 after having sex with a woman who worked at the Colorado hotel where he was staying..." March 03
Real GM Basketball "Mike D'Antoni has interest in becoming head coach of the Denver Nuggets. D'Antoni hasn't coached since he was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers following the 13-14 season." March 03
Newsday "Anyone who thought Adam Silver was just idly daydreaming last year when he began openly advocating legalized sports betting was set straight when the NBA visited New York for All-Star Weekend last month. The still new-ish commissioner used the powerful forum of the league's annual Technology..." March 03
ESPN Los Angeles "Although Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett showered each other with praise before Monday's game between the Clippers and Timberwolves, Austin Rivers wasn't as complimentary late in the fourth quarter, when both players received double technicals for jawing at each other. With 3:23 left in the game..." March 03
Pro Basketball Talk "Blake Griffin has missed the Clippers’ last 10 games, during which they’ve gone 7-3. Griffin underwent surgery to treat a staph infection in his right elbow, which could have had a recovery timeline of anywhere from three to six weeks. According to ESPN.com’s Arash Markazi, Griffin could be back..." March 03
The Score "It's a good thing Russell Westbrook is a cyborg and will return after missing a single game with a broken face. Were it not for that, the Oklahoma City Thunder might be in some trouble in the Western Conference playoff race, trying to fight off two teams within striking distance without..." March 03
ESPN New York "The way head coach Derek Fisher sees it, brighter days are just four months away for the New York Knicks. Fisher believes the Knicks will be able to re-tool quickly through the draft and free agency this offseason and put themselves in a “really good situation” heading into 2015-16. New..." March 03
DeMarcus Cousins has now been upgraded to probable. Sounds like he’s a go against the Knicks tonight.
Taj Gibson still in a walking boot. Out at least a week and could be 2.
Palm Beach Post "Hassan Whiteside’s temper got the best of him tonight and resulted in an ejected for retaliating against Phoenix center Alex Len. The fallout might be even worse for Miami, which likely will hear from the NBA about potential additional punishment. Whiteside got tossed with 4:26 left in the..." March 03
Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston was inactive for Sunday’s game against Orlando after missing a weight-training session. Two sources confirmed Hairston missed his weights obligation. It’s the latest in a series of transgressions large and small in Hairston’s rookie season. The Hornets..." March 03
Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks have signed center Bernard James for the remainder of the season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. James (6-10, 235) was originally signed to his first of two 10-day contracts on Feb. 11. Since joining the Mavericks, he has averaged 4.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and..." March 03
#Pistons have signed Quincy Miller to a second 10-day contract
USA Today "If Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has his way, he'll hole up in some island-getaway hotel room come late June with one task in mind: writing the lyrics to his championship song. For as good as Lillard is at the game that catapulted him from Oakland to Weber State to this..." March 03
TMZ.com "NBA legend Steve Francis was the victim of a violent chain snatching at a rap show in Houston this weekend ... and TMZ Sports has footage of the brazen attack. The 38-year-old, 3-time NBA All-Star was onstage with the Sauce Twinz -- a Houston rap duo -- when someone crept up on the..." March 03
Yahoo! Sports "Tony Parker drove to the basket for what should have been a routine running lay-in against the Sacramento Kings. Only, nothing has been routine for Parker in recent months, including that shot, which, like many for the San Antonio Spurs point guard, failed to fall. Shortly after that miss,..." March 03
CSN Bay Area "As expected, Darren Collison will undergo surgery on Tuesday in Philadelphia to repair a core muscle injury, a source told CSNBayArea.com. After a Monday consultation with Dr. William Meyers of the Vincera Institute, the Philadelphia-based surgeon will perform the surgery. Collison will be..." March 03
Sactown Royalty "Andre Miller was selected eighth overall in the 1999 NBA Draft. Kings rookie Nik Stauskas was 5 years old at the time. Every player selected before Miller that year, except Elton Brand, is out of the league now. Miller is well traveled (7 teams) and is still going strong for a reason: he has..." March 03
ESPN.com "The NBA announced Monday night that it had suspended Houston Rockets guard James Harden for one game without pay for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin during Sunday's game won by the Rockets in overtime. Harden said after the game that he didn't believe he would be..." March 03
ESPN New York "Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic, who will not play again this season after being diagnosed with multiple blood clots in his lungs in late January, told reporters Monday the clots are gone, he feels great and he hopes to return in six months. Teletovic said the doctors have an 80 percent..." March 02
Chicago's Jimmy Butler could miss 3-4 weeks with elbow sprain, but won't need surgery, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Sunday would be 4 weeks since Griffin was ruled out - chance he plays agains Warriors, Rivers said
ESPN.com "Michael Jordan can be found near the top of seemingly every list that mentions his name. He's not close to the top of a new one, but he'll probably be just fine with that. Forbes magazine revealed its 29th annual World's Billionaires List and Jordan made the cut for the first time. With an..." March 02
James Harden added to the Rockets injury report with a bruised left shoulder. He's probable for Tuesday, well, at least with the shoulder.
ESPN.com "Rockets guard James Harden was called for a flagrant foul for appearing to kick LeBron James below the belt in Sunday's 105-103 overtime win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was a flagrant foul 1, allowing Harden to stay in the game and finish off a 33-point performance to lead Houston to..." March 02
Philly.com "JaVale McGee was able to keep all of his money. The former 76ers big man was opposed of being bought out, because that wouldn't enable to him receive his full salary. So according to reports, the Sixers agreed to waive the 7-footer Sunday night following a 94-74 setback to the Indiana Pacers at..." March 02
New York Post "A handful of potential suitors here and abroad are interested in making a play for the Brooklyn Nets as the auction for the NBA franchise gears up, The Post has learned. Chinese conglomerate Fosun and the Qatari government’s investment fund have signaled an interest in buying the pro basketball..." March 02
Complex "Apparently, Mark Cuban doesn't think he's busy enough right now. Sure, he's trying to lead the Mavericks to the NBA Finals, making regular appearances on ABC's Shark Tank, attempting to solve America's student loan crisis, and, well, doing about a bazillion other things at the moment. But he's..." March 02
ESPN Chicago "With about nine-and-a-half minutes left in the third quarter of the Los Angeles Clippers' 96-86 win over the Chicago Bulls, ESPN’s play-by-play man Mike Breen started to introduce a juicy storyline: The perceived conflict between Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau and his general manager, Gar Forman, and..." March 02
Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant has become more outspoken over the past few years, and that often leads to him responding to hecklers or people who say dumb things on social media. For example, look no further than the dude who decided to compare Durant and Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell..." March 02
TMZ.com "NBA superstar Eric Bledsoe gave himself a "Treat Yo'self" moment after signing his $70 million contract with the PHX Suns ... dropping thousands of dollars on gold and diamond grillz! TMZ Sports has learned the 25-year-old point guard recently hit up Thizzelles Grillz -- a high-end grill maker..." March 02