Randle practices in summer league
Julius Randle, the Lakers' No. 1 pick in 2014, joined other members of the team's summer league squad for a practice session at the team's facility leading into Friday's game against the Wolves in Las Vegas. "It's something I've been thinking about for a long time," Randle said.
Winslow leads Heat past Pistons
Justise Winslow outdueled Stanley Johnson, scoring 17 points in the Heat's 78-76 summer league win over the Pistons.
Hezonja puts on show for the Magic
Mario Hezonja scored 14 and and had a monster jam, but it wasn't enough to lead the Magic over the Thunder in a 73-65 loss in summer league.
Okafor jumping right in for 76ers
Unlike Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid before him, 76ers top pick Jahlil Okafor is wasting no time getting into NBA action. He's starting tonight as the Sixers face the Spurs in Utah Summer League action.
Cavs-Nets trade talks stagnant
Chris Broussard explains: "At one point it seemed like the ball was in the Cavaliers' court ... Now it seems like the Nets don't really want to do it."
Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne
Cavs still waiting on LeBron James
The top remaining NBA free agent? That'd be the former four-time MVP. LeBron is also up for multiple ESPY awards, including Best Male Athlete -- where he faces this year's MVP, Stephen Curry. Cast your vote
Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Chandler Parsons on DeAndre Jordan: "We plan on playing the rest of our career together."
Marc Gasol's rare trifecta
He was the only player in the NBA last season with at least 1,300 points, 600 rebounds and 300 assists. He also is just the sixth 7-footer -- three of whom are in the Hall of Fame -- to reach those totals in a single NBA season.
Marc Gasol agrees to 5-year, $110M deal
ESPN's Amin Elhassan: "Everyone knew he was a max guy. The only question was whether he would take a shorter deal or a longer deal."
Marc Gasol earned his new deal
The Grizzlies center was named 1st-team All-NBA last season and is coming off his most productive season after posting career highs in points per game (17.4), player efficiency (21.7) and usage percentage (24.6).
The best free agent available is ...
... Luc Richard Mbah a Moute? Well, if you're looking for defense he is. The light-scoring (6.8 ppg) and well-traveled (4 teams in 8 years) forward allowed the 5th-fewest points per play last season, behind Draymond Green, DeMarcus Cousins, Brook Lopez and Marc Gasol.
Super Mario throws down dunk
Magic rookie F Mario Hezonja, the No. 5 pick in last month's draft, drives through the lane and finishes with a basket-rocking one-handed jam against the Thunder during today's summer league matchup.
J.J. Barea staying in Dallas
The veteran guard is on the verge of agreeing to a 2-year that will pay him $2.8M per year, sources tell ESPN's Tim MacMahon. El Nuevo Dia, a newspaper in Puerto Rico, first reported the deal. He averaged 7.5 ppg last season. Story
Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine
Spurs, amazingly, still have five roster spots to fill. Let's see how much more minimum magic they have left after landing David West
West heads south to San Antonio
David West will sign with the Spurs for the veteran minimum of roughly $1.5M after opting out of $12M with Indiana, according to ESPN & media sources (first reported by NBA.com). Sources say Cleveland, Golden State and Washington all offered West more money
Marc Gasol agrees with Grizzlies
The two sides reached a five-year deal worth $110 million that includes a player option after the 4th year, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. The 30-year-old Gasol is a two-time All-Star and former Defensive Player of the Year.
McIlroy joins Bynum on dubious list
Rory McIlroy isn't alone when it comes to athletes getting hurt in bizarre ways. Andrew Bynum injured his knees while bowling, after all. Odd sports injuries
WHITE CHOCOLATE JR.?
Jason Williams' son Jaxon plays basketball as well -- and like his old man, is absolutely untouchable on the court. Check it out!
Winner-take-all tourney begins Friday
It features 97 teams in four regions, with plenty of former NBA and college stars. And in the end, one team will take home $1 million. Jay Harris breaks down "The Basketball Tournament."