41-year-old San Antonio Spurs’ legend Manu Ginobili has reportedly announced his retirement from the NBA per EPSN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.The star shooting guard has been a key figure not only in San Antonio, but in the entire league as well.
Breaking News: According to the BIG3 league’s co-owner, Kobe Bryant will reportedly join the league next season and fully participate in games. During the BIG3’s inaugural season, Allen Iverson promised to join the league, but fans saw little of him during the year. Kobe Bryant will likely be far more active as he is known to be one of the most competitive players to ever touch a basketball.
According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz have waived David Stockton. David is the son of hall-of-famer John Stockton. It is not yet clear which teams will be looking to add David to their roster.
Free-agent Carmelo Anthony is reportedly planning to sign with the Houston Rockets today. Anthony has also reportedly passed his physical and is currently waiting to sign the deal in Houston. The reported deal will be worth 2.4 million in exchange for one year of Carmelo’s services.
Free-agent big-man Jahlil Okafor has reportedly agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnaroski. A league source also informed Wojnarowski that the deal Okafor signed is partially guaranteed and includes a team option for the 2019-2020 season.
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First reported by Shams Charania, Carmelo Anthony has reportedly verbally committed to signing with the Houston Rockets.We will be updating this page as more information becomes available.
Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, free-agent guard Shelvin Mack is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Memphis Grizzlies today, assuming everything goes as planned.
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According to multiple reports, Philadelphia 76ers’ rookie Zhaire Smith suffered a serious foot injury on Monday and is currently being transferred to Philadelphia where the team will further assess the extent of his injury.
The injury occurred during Tim Grgurich’s development camp in Las Vegas on Monday. Some reports are now surfacing stating that the injury suffered was only an ankle sprain, while the team hasn’t officially stated what the injury was.
Zhaire Smith was drafted 16th overall by the Phoenix Suns during the 2018 NBA Draft, but was later traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. As more news becomes available, we will continue to update this post to give you the best information possible regarding this situation.
Update: Team officials have announced that the injury Smith sustained was a fractured foot. Their is no timetable currently set for his return.
Center Greg Monroe has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Toronto Raptors per Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.
The veteran big-man can provide the Raptors with leadership and depth off the bench, similar to the role he played last season with the Celtics. Last season, Monroe averaged 10.3 points and 6.9 rebounds while shooting a career-high 56.5 percent from the floor.
According to a video posted on Instagram by Bleacher Report, rapper The Game exchanged punches with one of his teammates during a Drew League game on Sunday. Below is the original video showing the exchange between the two players.
The Game appears to have gotten in a fight with his own teammate at the Drew League today
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 6, 2018
The Drew League is a summer league where NBA stars, celebrities, and young talents can all compete with each other during the NBA’s offseason period.