The 26-year-old All-Star says he's feeling great and has been able to play one-on-one and three-on-three with teammates. Coach Scott Brooks doesn't know if Wall will play in any preseason games.
Source: The Associated Press on ESPN
Source: Brian Windhorst of ESPN
After dealing with chondromalacia (chronic knee pain) last season and debating his future throughout the summer, Williams announced last week that he would return for a 14th season. He then reversed course.
Source: Brian Windhorst of ESPN
Under the new up-tempo offense, D'Antoni has decided to put the ball in Harden's hands more than last season, like a traditional point guard, to get opposing defenses off him in the half court. It should also allow Harden to become more of a playmaker.
Source: Calvin Watkins of ESPN
"This is it, my final season," Pierce said. "It's time to move on from the game of basketball. Just like any difficult decision, I think you've got to be at peace with yourself. I'm at peace with retiring, but I've got one more ride left. One more season. One more opportunity."
But Carmelo Anthony said something at the New York Knicks' media day about Derrick Rose that could be worth remembering as the season approaches. “I’ve never played alongside a guy like Derrick,” Anthony said.
Source: Ian Begley of ESPN
"They measured us like a week and a half ago and they said I was 6-11, which I don't want to be," he told the Pelicans' in-house podcast, The Black And Blue Report. "I think 6-10's like the perfect height for me. It just doesn't sound right; 6-10 sounds perfect to me. 6-11, 7 feet. ... I don't like it.
Source: Justin Verrier of ESPN
Accordingly, this year's iteration of a superteam, the 73-win Golden State Warriors team from a year ago that added Kevin Durant as a free agent and just so happens to be the Clippers' main rival in the Western Conference, doesn't scare him. "I think we can play with anybody, and we don't feel like there's a gap," Rivers said of the prospect of challenging the Warriors this season. "That's all we have to prove, and I think everyone has to prove that.
Source: Ramona Shelburne of ESPN
"We are not," Riley said in his office at AmericanAirlines Arena. "I think Chris is still open-minded. But we are not working toward his return.
"We feel that, based on the last exam, that his Heat career is probably over."
Asked if he felt Bosh's NBA career was over, as well, Riley said, "that's up to him."
via Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel
"Don't get me wrong. We all get along great on the court and off the court," Noel said. "But at the end of the day, it's like having three starting quarterbacks. It doesn't make any sense."
Source: Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirier
''It's going to be difficult, 100 percent. I'm fine with it, though,'' Wade said in an interview with The Associated Press. ''For me, it goes back to the whole challenge thing. It's not like I haven't done this before. At the end of the day we're all wearing the same jersey right now and we have to come together, just like any team. And that's going to be tough.''
Source: The Associated Press
“Boston never contacted me, but I made it known I was interested in them,” said Dudley, who shot 42 percent on 3-pointers for Washington last season.
Source: Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald
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