Monta Ellis knocked down a 20-foot fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to beat the Blazers 108-106 on Saturday, shooting 9-of-18 from the field for 22 points with one rebound, four assists, one steal and two 3-pointers in 39 minutes.
The Jazz are in contract extension talks with Alec Burks.
Kobe Bryant fully expects to play in the Lakers' preseason opener on Oct. 6, after recovering from a fractured lateral tibial plateau in his left knee.
Rajon Rondo said he'd like to stay with the Celtics going forward and Danny Ainge appears to be on the same page.
The Suns signed the Morris brothers to contracts on Monday, and left it up to them to decide how to split up $52 million.
Paul George said at media day that he hopes to be able to play in the playoffs for the Pacers, assuming they make it to the postseason.
Josh Smith said that he will be a post player this year, and not a 3-point shooter.
Marvin Williams will start at power forward for the Hornets.
Enes Kanter told media on Monday he's spent the offseason working on his 3-point shot, and he will be firing from distance this season.
Bulls' coach Tom Thibodeau said that he expects Derrick Rose to play without restrictions for the 2014-15 season.
Pelicans' coach Monty Williams said that Ryan Anderson could play some small forward in specific situations this season.
Jrue Holiday (leg) said he feels he's only at 70 percent in terms of his recovery from shin surgery, and he'll be brought along slowly in training camp and preseason to avoid any setbacks.