Josh Smith exploded for 30 points in a win vs. the Bobcats, one point shy of his season high, as he made 15-of-24 FGs with 13 rebounds, eight assists and three blocks.
Andre Drummond said he's going to win the rebounding crown again this season.
Goran Dragic believes he is "ready" to play a leading role for the Heat.
Danny Ainge said Marcus Smart is a player who needs to "take steps forward" this season.
The Miami Heat have released an official statement on Chris Bosh stating that the team is unable to clear him to take the court.
Kings owner Vivek Ranadive is "determined to hold on to" Rudy Gay, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.
Larry Bird confirmed that he intends to attempt to sign Jeff Teague to a long-term contract.
The Pacers have a standing max contract offer to Paul George.
Festus Ezeli (knee) has no timeline to return to action.
Tyreke Evans revealed that he developed a blood clot in his calf after his most recent knee surgery.
Anthony Davis (knee surgery) did "virtually" everything in the Pelicans first practice, and added that he's feeling "great" as the team heads into training camp.
Nikola Pekovic (foot) is "highly doubtful" to play again in the NBA, according to the AP's Jon Krawczynski.