Goran Dragic believes he is "ready" to play a leading role for the Heat.
Brad Stevens is preaching patience with Jaylen Brown's development.
Tyler Zeller called his 2015-16 "frustrating" due to inconsistent playing time.
Danny Ainge said "it would be nice to add a rim protector that didn't hurt our offense" and a "shooter that didn't hurt our defense."
Danny Ainge implied that he needs to see more from Kelly Olynyk this season than he has shown in the past.
Danny Ainge wants to see Isaiah Thomas improve his efficiency this season.
Danny Ainge said Marcus Smart is a player who needs to "take steps forward" this season.
Danny Ainge heaped praise on Avery Bradley for his performance during the 2015-16 season.
Jordan Adams "isn't expected to play for the Griz for a second straight season," according to Ronald Tillery of the Commercial Appeal.
Hassan Whiteside is confident that his chemistry with Goran Dragic will continue to improve.
Billy Donovan is planning to remain with the Thunder for the long haul.
Mitch McGary said that he did not fully comply with the structure of the NBA's drug program, and that's what resulted in his 10-game suspension.
Larry Bird expects Jeff Teague to get to the free throw line more often.
In addition to improving his ballhandling and conditioning, D'Angelo Russell spent time this summer working on his floaters and his ability to finish around the rim.
Sam Dekker (back) is feeling good as the Rockets prepare to begin training camp.