Chris Bosh is heading back to the NBA, this time as an analyst. Turner Sports announced Thursday that Bosh will be part of its “Players Only” team of analysts for five consecutive Mondays, starting Feb. 27. Bosh will work from Turner’s studios in Atlanta, working alongside Chris Webber, Isiah Thomas and Baron Davis.
Bosh has not played an NBA game since Feb. 9, 2016. He remains under contract with the Miami Heat, though has not played this season while dealing with issues related to blood clots.
Source: The Associated Press on ESPN
Report: Earl Watson Fired as Suns Coach
Sources: Jameer Nelson Signs 1-Year Deal With Pelicans
Free-agent guard Jameer Nelson has agreed to a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources told The Vertical.
Nelson entered free agency Wednesday, when the Denver Nuggets waived him to create roster space to sign Richard Jefferson and allow second-year guard Jamal Murray to assume the starting point-guard role.
Source: Shams Charania of The Vertical
Bobby Portis Apologizes to Bulls for Mirotic Fight
Bobby Portis has apologized to his Bulls teammates for getting into a fight that left Nikola Mirotic with facial fractures and a concussion. “He didn’t address us today, but he did address the team before so that was taken care of,” Bulls swingman Justin Holiday said after Friday’s practice.
Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg acknowledged that Portis’ apology took place during a team meeting but did not want to go into specific details about his message. “I’ll keep that between the team,” Hoiberg said, “as far as exactly what was said in that meeting.”
Source: Nick Friedell of ESPN