Pau Gasol may have a precautionary MRI on his knees once the Lakers return to L.A. on Saturday and while he's been ruled out for Tuesday, he doesn't sound likely to play on Wednesday against the Hornets, or Friday against the Thunder, either.
Paul George (left calf strain) is "50-50" to play vs. Venezuela on Friday.
Karl-Anthony Towns said he's going "back to his roots" and focusing on improving his 3-point shot this summer.
The Magic are not currently shopping Nikola Vucevic, according to sources of Zach Lowe of ESPN.
Moe Harkless has reportedly agreed to re-sign with the Trail Blazers on a four-year deal in the $40 million range.
Six-time All-Star Amare Stoudemire has announced that he will be retiring from the NBA after 14 years in the league.
Rudy Gay stated during a recent interview that he underwent a minor procedure to correct an ongoing issue he’s had with Achilles tendinitis.
The Thunder are hopeful that Cameron Payne (Jones fracture) will be ready to go for the 2016-17 regular-season opener.
According to Wizards reporter J. Michael, a contract extension for Otto Porter is unlikely.
The Thunder are still telling other teams that Russell Westbrook isn't available according to Royce Young of ESPN.
The Cavaliers and coach Tyronn Lue agreed on a five-year, $35 million extension.
Dion Waiters has agreed to a one-year deal with the Heat.