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Irving asks Cavs for trade

Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself.Cleveland’s All-Star point guard has asked the Cavaliers to trade him, two people familiar with the situation told AP on Friday. Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert, said the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team is ...

Jazz sign Griffin to two-way contract

/ Jul 21, 2017

Jazz sign Griffin to two-way contract

The Utah Jazz signed big man Eric Griffin to a two-way contract Thursday.Contract details were not released. Griffin was a member of the Jazz during NBA summer leagues in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. He averaged 10.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.0 blocks ...

Haslem returning to Heat for 15th season

/ Jul 21, 2017

Haslem returning to Heat for 15th season

Udonis Haslem believes he can still play, and the Miami Heat apparently agree.The three-time NBA champion has signed a one-year, $2.3 million deal to remain with the Heat for what will be his 15th season. Haslem was already the longest-tenured player in Heat history, ...

Cavaliers, Rose in talks about one-year deal: source

/ Jul 21, 2017

Cavaliers, Rose in talks about one-year deal: source

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a contract with former NBA MVP Derrick Rose.The team is discussing a one-year deal with Rose, said the person who spoke Thursday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of ...

/ Jul 20, 2017

Marbury announces move to Beijing Fly Dragons

Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury said Wednesday he is headed back to Beijing for one final pro season, but will not be playing for the same Chinese Basketball Association squad.Marbury announced in an Instagram posting that he will play next season for the Beijing ...

Star Ginobili staying put with San Antonio

/ Jul 20, 2017

Star Ginobili staying put with San Antonio

Manu Ginobili appears to be putting off retirement for at least another season.The shooting guard, who turns 40 on July 28, tweeted Wednesday that he is re-signing with San Antonio. The 198-cm veteran has been a part of four of the Spurs’ five NBA ...

Griffin hopes to play entire career with Clippers

/ Jul 20, 2017

Griffin hopes to play entire career with Clippers

Blake Griffin was back in his usual place, front and center on a Clippers stage.After opting out of his contract, Griffin didn’t spend the offseason toiling over whether to sign with another team — like his teammate DeAndre Jordan famously did. For Griffin, it ...

10-time All-Star Pierce retiring as a Celtic

/ Jul 18, 2017

10-time All-Star Pierce retiring as a Celtic

Paul Pierce is retiring as a member of the Boston Celtics.The Celtics announced Monday that they have signed Pierce to a contract so the 10-time All-Star can retire with the team where he spent his first 15 seasons in the NBA. Pierce helped bring ...

Paul hopes his teaming up with Harden fuels Rockets

/ Jul 15, 2017

Paul hopes his teaming up with Harden fuels Rockets

Chris Paul didn’t talk about his legacy, and never uttered the word “championship” on Friday when he was officially introduced as the newest member of the Houston Rockets.Still, Paul’s motivation for opting into the last year of his contract so the Los Angeles Clippers ...

Knicks, Rockets still talking on Carmelo deal

/ Jul 14, 2017

Knicks, Rockets still talking on Carmelo deal

The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are still trying to work out a deal involving Carmelo Anthony, though it may take some time — if it happens.The teams continue to talk about a trade but no deal is imminent, said a person familiar ...

Hardaway ready for second chance with Knicks

/ Jul 11, 2017

Hardaway ready for second chance with Knicks

Tim Hardaway Jr. thought that with Phil Jackson gone, maybe there was a chance someday he could come back to New York.Even he was surprised it was this soon. With Jackson and his triangle offense gone, the Knicks reached back to their past to ...