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  1. Carl Landry opts out of final year of contract with Warriors to become an unrestricted free agent

    Jun 27, 2013, 12:38 PM EST

    Spurs Warriors Basketball

    This news was expected, but it became official on Wednesday. Carl Landry had a player option for next season with the Warriors worth $4 million, but he left it on the table in order to pursue free agency instead. He’d like to return to the Warriors if it makes sense financially, but will wisely test the…

  2. Agent says there’s ‘not a concern in the world’ that Andrew Bynum will be ready for training camp

    Jun 25, 2013, 12:15 AM EST

    Newly-acquired Philadelphia 76ers player Bynum smiles during a news conference at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia

    Andrew Bynum didn’t play a single game for the Sixers last season, after coming over in a trade that sent Andre Iguodala to the Denver Nuggets. Knee injuries prevented Bynum from ever taking the court in a Philadelphia uniform, and his time with the franchise became more contentious as the season went on. He finally…

  3. Warriors general manager Bob Myers hints team might buy draft pick

    Jun 22, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

    Joe Lacob, Peter Guber

    Just three teams don’t have picks in the upcoming NBA Draft: the Heat, Raptors and Warriors. The Heat, though every team could use draft picks, are doing just fine. The Raptors, according at least one prominent report, sent out cash in the Rudy Gay trade and the Collective Bargaining Agreement limits how much money a…

  4. Carl Landry leaning toward opting out with Warriors, agent says

    Jun 21, 2013, 3:15 PM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors - Game Four

    The head vs. heart decisions are the toughest. Carl Landry’s head says he will make more than $4 million on the open market and he can get the security of a multi-year deal if he opts out o the last year of his deal with Golden State. His heart says he had the most fun…

  5. If Doc is out, who is in for Celtics? Maybe Del Negro, Frank

    Jun 17, 2013, 1:43 PM EST

    Vinny Del Negro

    There is once again momentum to the idea that Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett (then later likely Paul Pierce) are headed to the Clippers. It may or may not happen, but a smart GM like Danny Ainge has to start planning for any eventuality. So, if Doc Rivers is gone from the bench in Boston,…

  6. Spurs backup guard Patty Mills out for Finals after foot surgery… who will waive the towels now?

    Jun 16, 2013, 7:11 PM EST

    Spurs' Mills celebrates during play against the Heat during Game 3 of their NBA Finals basketball playoff in San Antonio

    This really doesn’t impact the Spurs on the court in the Finals, but it will sadden the basketball fans of Australia. Spurs reserve guard Patty Mills — best known in this series for his enthusiastic towel waving —  is out for the remainder of the postseason after having surgery on his foot, the team announced…

  7. Warriors’ Festus Ezeli out 6-9 months after knee surgery

    Jun 13, 2013, 8:24 PM EST

    Festus Ezeli

    Warriors backup center Festus Ezeli is going to be out for the start of the season after undergoing surgery on his right knee Wednesday, the team has announced. Ezeli sprained his right knee in the Warriors regular season finale but battled through it for two rounds of the post season, playing 11 minutes a game…

  8. Irving, Lillard highlight guys heading to Team USA mini-camp this summer

    Jun 12, 2013, 2:09 PM EST

    East All-Star Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers competes in the three-point contest during the NBA basketball All-Star weekend in Houston

    This summer is when USA Basketball brings in its prospects — guys it wants to get a closer look. Next summer Team USA will be heading off to Spain for the World Championships with a roster that could include a handful of the guys from this camp (mixed with some big name NBA stars). USA…

  9. Report: Tom Thibodeau, Monty Williams to join Team USA coaching staff

    Jun 10, 2013, 11:12 AM EST

    Tom Thibodeau

    When Mike Krzyzewski decided to return to USA Basketball and coach Team USA through the 2016 Olympics in Rio, there were going to be changes to his coaching staff. Mike D’Antoni asked out because he has got his hands full in Los Angeles, and Nate McMillan wanted out as well as he tries to return…

  10. Chauncey Billups wins inaugural NBA Teammate of the Year award

    Jun 9, 2013, 7:14 PM EST

    Chauncey Billups

    Whether he was in uniform or in a suit on the sidelines as he recovered from a torn Achilles, a lot of Clippers players would turn to Chauncey Billups for advice. How to deal with certain defenses, how to cover particular players, whatever it was he was like another assistant coach for the team. So…

  11. Nuggets reportedly parted ways with George Karl because he wasn’t listening to management

    Jun 7, 2013, 10:23 AM EST

    George Karl

    When the Nuggets informed George Karl that they would be parting ways with the tenured head coach on Thursday, it was definitely surprising, but it wasn’t necessarily a complete shock. Karl earned the Coach of the Year award for guiding Denver to 57 regular season wins and the best home record in the league, but…

  12. Tony Parker not the NBA’s best point guard, but a darn good one in the NBA Finals

    Jun 7, 2013, 2:47 AM EST

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    When Tony Parker won NBA Finals MVP in 2007, it caught many off guard. Tim Duncan won Finals MVP for the Spurs’ first three titles, and he was still an All-NBA first-team player during the 2006-07 regular season. A major of ESPN writers surveyed before Game 4 of San Antonio’s sweep over the Cavaliers chose…

  13. Stephen Curry wants to retire a Warrior

    Jun 5, 2013, 5:01 PM EST

    Warriors' Curry is congratulated by fans in the Warriors' overtime win over the Spurs during Game 4 of their NBA Western Conference semi-final playoff basketball game in Oakland

    Stephen Curry loves the Warriors. The Warriors love Stephen Curry. Curry just led Golden State to only its second postseason berth since 1994, and to top it off, the Warriors upset the Nuggets in the first round. Just four years into his career, Curry has become one of the NBA’s best and most-exciting players, and…

  14. Spurs aren’t old

    Jun 1, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

    San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker celebrates after the Spurs eliminated the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Western Conference final playoff basketball series in Memphis

    Go ahead and call the San Antonio Spurs old. -Associated Press You’ll hear that their pre-game meal has an early-bird special, that their biggest problem in the Finals is that the games are scheduled after their bedtime. -Phil Taylor of Sports Illustrated The core of this team appears not to have changed since the Nixon…

  15. After a few years Bay Area, Stephen Curry says he’s glad he didn’t fall to Knicks

    May 31, 2013, 12:05 PM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors - Game Three

    Stephen Curry was the No. 7 pick in the 2009 draft — behind Hasheem Thabeet, Tyreke Evans and Jonny Flynn (the last one was the David Kahn head scratcher of that draft). And he was taken one spot ahead of the New York Knicks (who took Jordan Hill). At the time, Curry was bummed he…

  16. David Lee has surgery on hip flexor, will be ready by camp

    May 30, 2013, 10:45 AM EST

    Instagram

    David Lee strained his hip flexor in the first round and was out, except for a couple Willis Reed-like appearances. He wasn’t moving very well. But he should be ready to go for training camp after getting surgery on his hip on Wednesday. Lee made the surgery public by posting the picture you see to…

  17. As expected, Richard Jefferson picks up $11 million option

    May 29, 2013, 12:28 PM EST

    Golden State Warriors' Jefferson gets tangled up with Denver Nuggets' Brewer during their NBA Western Conference quarter-final basketball playoff in Denver

    Congratulations Golden State, you get another year of Richard Jefferson. As everyone expected, the 32-year-old swingman picked up his $11 million option for next season, his agent Todd Eley told Chris Haynes at CSNNW.com. “Richard has exercised his option to include the 2013-14 season in his current contract,” Eley said. Combine Jefferson with Andris Biedrins,…

  18. Mike Conley on verge of stardom as Grizzlies on verge of elimination

    May 26, 2013, 1:39 AM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Memphis Grizzlies - Game Three

    Where is the line between the NBA’s stars and the league’s merely good players? Star is such a loaded term – full of reputation and production and marketing and talent and style – that, occasionally, it can be useful to sort through all the distractions and look at objective measures. Let’s examine players in order…

  19. Andris Biedrins to exercise player option, return to Warriors next season

    May 24, 2013, 1:22 PM EST

    San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors Andris Biedrins during the first half of their NBA basketball game in Oakland

    When a player averages less than one point and three rebounds per game over the course of a season, while possessing the option to come back for another year with the same team at a salary of $9 million, it doesn’t take a degree in advanced economics to figure out what the chosen course of…

  20. Report: Mavericks going to make run at Jarrett Jack, Jerryd Bayless

    May 24, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Golden State Warriors v Denver Nuggets - Game Five

    The Mavericks top off-season goal is to try and sign Dwight Howard. Have fun with that, knowing what we do about Howard it should be a quick and decisive process. But they need more than just a big man. It was evident this season the Mavs need better point guard play, and somebody who can…

  21. Warriors’ Landry faces tough decision: Should he stay or should he go now?

    May 24, 2013, 8:10 AM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors - Game Four

    You get this sense with the Warriors — guys like playing there now. You could feel the team chemistry when you watch them play. They liked each other, they were having fun together. And that was fun to watch. Carl Landry wants to stay a part of that. But the NBA is a business. Landry…

  22. Dwight Howard reportedly adds Hawks and Warriors to his free agent list

    May 23, 2013, 2:47 PM EST

    Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers

    As the Dwight Howard free agency news cycle rolls on, the latest report has him expanding the list of teams he’ll consider signing with this summer. It’s been previously reported that Howard is most intrigued by the Houston Rockets, thanks in no small part to a young star already in place there in the form…

  23. LeBron, Durant, Kobe headline All NBA First Team

    May 23, 2013, 1:27 PM EST

    Miami Heat v Los Angeles Lakers

    Even before the season tipped off you had a pretty good sense that LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul would be All-NBA First Team — they are dominant players at or entering their peak. But Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan continue to defy father time. The two veterans round out the All NBA Team…

  24. Wednesday And-1 links: The Knicks expect Jason Kidd back

    May 22, 2013, 6:28 PM EST

    New York Knicks guard Kidd looks down during their NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City, Utah

    Here is our regular look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT) — done in bullet point form. Because bloggers love bullet points. • Knicks GM Glen Grunwald says after his exit meeting with Jason Kidd, he…

  25. GM on Warriors turnaround: “Sense of desperation has passed”

    May 20, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors - Game Six

    Just three seasons ago, the Golden State Warriors were a 26-win team with Monta Ellis and Corey Maggette as their two leading scorers — this was a team in need of a radical overhaul. Enter new ownership willing to invest in winning, new players to go with then rookie Stephen Curry, a new coach in…

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