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It's been a month and a half since LeBron James took some time out of his busy schedule of battling the Chicago Bulls during the 2015 Eastern Conference semifinals to send a smile and a wink over to Bulls legend Scottie Pippen: [Follow Dunks Don't Lie o…Share Tweet
Report: Jared Dudley opting in with Bucks next seasonnba.com 8 hours agoJared Dudley has decided to return to the Milwaukee Bucks for the final year of his contract.Share Tweet
Cavs extend offers to Dellavedova, Shumpert and Thompsonnba.com 13 hours agoThe Cleveland Cavaliers have extended qualifying offers to guard Matthew Dellavedova, guard Iman Shumpert and forward/center Tristan Thompson, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts.Share Tweet
Sources: Bulls' Butler staying; deal length mulledESPN.com 15 hours agoSources: Bulls' Butler staying; deal length mulledShare Tweet
Bulls introduce first round pick Bobby Portisnba.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Growing up, Bobby Portis got accustomed to being the last player picked. So he prided himself on being the one who out-worked everyone else.Share Tweet
Hinrich exercises player option with Bullsnba.com Jun 29 (yesterday)The Chicago Bulls announced Monday that guard Kirk Hinrich has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.Share TweetThe idea of LeBron James signing with a different subpar team every season and dragging them to the Finals would make for an entertaining project, but that probably won’t happen, even though James reportedly decided to decline his player option with the…Share Tweet
Thanks to ESPN’s Marc Stein, it’s clear we need a camera devoted to LeBron Jamesnydailynews.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)From now until LeBron James retires, the NBA’s network TV partners should assign a dedicated camera to isolate on the Cavs superstar.Share TweetThe Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired the draft rights to Cedi Osman, the 31st pick, Rakeem Christmas, the 36th pick, and a 2019 second round pick in exchange for the draft rights to Tyus Jones, the 24th overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NBA D…Share Tweet
Timberwolves acquire hometown kid Jones from CavsThe Minnesota Timberwolves have acquired hometown kid Tyus Jones from the Cleveland Cavaliers for two second-round draft picks.Share TweetThe Milwaukee Bucks acquired guard Greivis Vasquez from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for the draft rights to Norman Powell -- the 46th overall pick in tonight's draft -- and a protected 2017 first round pick that originally belonged to the L.A. Clipp…Share Tweet
Bulls bring back Pete Myers as assistant coachnba.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)The Chicago Bulls have hired Pete Myers for a second stint as an assistant coach.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)Luke Ridnour entered the 2015 NBA offseason having played for five teams in his 12-year NBA career. One of those teams, the Milwaukee Bucks, featured him twice. That novelty was kind of canceled out by the fact that one of the other teams, the much-miss…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)In a rematch of last year’s College World Series, the Virginia Cavaliers got their payback Wednesday, as they defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 4-2 to capture the school’s first-ever NCAA baseball title.Read more...Share Tweet
Report: Kevin Love Will Opt Out Of Cavs Contract, Become A Free Agentdeadspin.com Jun 24 (6 days ago)Kevin Love will opt out of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and become a free agent this summer, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. Read more...Share TweetKevin Love is about to find out how much the league values him, and how much the Cavaliers want him.Share Tweet
Some Thoughts On Tyronn Lue Boulevarddeadspin.com Jun 23Former NBA player and current Cavs assistant coach Tyronn Lue is from Mexico, Mo., a small town in the center of the state that is home to 11,543, according to the 2010 census. To honor Lue, the city council recently passed a resolution to rename Walnut…Share Tweetnba.com Jun 23The Cavaliers made their first move of the summer, the easiest one.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 23What should teams look for in Thursday's draft? Our shopping list details the projections and needs of all 30 squads. Chicago Bulls 2014-15 Finish: 50-32, third in the East 1st Round Picks: No. 22 2nd Round Picks: None This isn’t a criticism, because sa…Share Tweet
Van Gundy says Pistons not optimistic about keeping Monroenba.com Jun 22Stan Van Gundy concedes the Detroit Pistons are "not entirely optimistic" about bringing Greg Monroe back this offseason.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 22It's been one heck of a week for Andre Iguodala. He played some of the best basketball of his pro career to help propel the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA championship in 40 years, serving as the Dubs' primary defender on Cleveland Cavaliers s…Share Tweet
Cavs Win Second StraightMar 20LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in the Cavs' 95-92 win over the Pacers.
Nets Outlast BucksMar 20The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Cavs Continue Home DominanceMar 18Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving each posted double-doubles as the Cavs captured their 14th straight win at home with a 117-92 victory over the Nets.
5-on-5: NBA free agency previewJun 29Who is the best free agent not named LeBron? Which team should we look out for? Our 5-on-5 panel sets the scene for a busy summer.
NBA - Los Angeles Lakers hope legacy continues with D'Angelo RussellJun 29The Lakers acquire great big men, but they draft great guards, and they see something special in No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell.
ESPN NowJun 29ESPN's Brian Windhorst said that LeBron opting out of his contract is partially about seeing Cleveland's offseason plan: "The Cavs have 8 free agents ...
LeBron James bypass option with Cleveland Cavaliers, will become free agen…Jun 28LeBron James will bypass his $21.6 million player option with the Cleveland Cavaliers and become a free agent on July 1, sources told ESPN.com.