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MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen is being sued over a fight last month at an upscale Southern California restaurant that left an autograph-seeker hospitalized with a head injury.
Share TweetThe Minnesota Timberwolves have secured their veteran shooting guard. They finalized a deal to send away his predecessor at the position to further enhance this fast-changing roster under new basketball boss Flip Saunders.Share TweetBy now, you know how this works. Let's rip through the familiar faces who've found homes in new places over the last 24 hours, starting with perhaps the most interesting man in the NBA heading to the home of, um, the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame: *** • Th…Source: yahoo.com
Andre Drummond Catches Alley-Oop, Then Spikes A Shot Into The Stands In NBA Summer LeagueUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetOne of the more surprising rookies from last season, Andre Drummond, wowed the coaches and assistants at Orlando’s Summer League today. In a couple different sequences on both ends of the court, he showed his bonkers athleticism that has so many fans an…Source: dimemag.comShare TweetRestricted free-agent point guard Jeff Teague signed a four-year, $32 million offer sheet with the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday.
Bulls re-sign veteran center MohammedUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetThe Chicago Bulls say they have re-signed center Nazr Mohammed.Source: nba.comShare TweetBillups returns to Pistons on 2-year, $5M contractShare TweetTo amnesty or not to amnesty, that is the question. Whether ’tis nobler to keep an expiring contract or shed the player to suffer the slings and arrows of the cap hit—while still paying the amnestied player—is a question 11 teams will decide in the ensu…Source: dimemag.com
The real winners of the Dwight Howard trade? The answer will surpriseUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetThe real winner of last summer's four-team Dwight Howard megatrade? With one big exception, writes Ian Thomsen, it was a deal that primarily helped teams that weren't involved.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThere are trades that are outright steals for one team and other trades that are good for all teams involved, but the blockbuster of last August was something else entirely. That complex deal, involving most notably Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum and Andre…Source: CNNSI.com
Pistons Edge HeatJul 11Andre Drummond's double-double of 23 points and 18 rebounds lead the Pistons to a 78-77 win over the Heat.
Jeff Teague To Sign Bucks' OfferJul 11Chris Broussard discusses restricted free-agent point guard Jeff Teague's plans to sign an offer sheet with the Bucks.
Chauncey Billups Back To PistonsJul 11Chris Broussard discusses Chauncey Billups' two-year deal with the Pistons.
Athletes As Fans: Danica PatrickJul 11Danica Patrick discusses her passion for the Chicago Bulls.
Ian Thomsen: The real winners of the Dwight Howard trade? The answer will …Jul 11There are trades that are outright steals for one team and other trades that are good for all teams involved, but the blockbuster of last August was something else entirely. That complex deal, involving most notably Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum and Andre…