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FREE AGENT SPORTS NEWS - OCTOBER 2014

2014 NBA Development League Draft-Eligible Players Announced
nba.com | October 31, 2014
imageNEW YORK, October 31, 2014 Almost 180 players, including eleven with NBA experience, will be eligible to be selected in the 2014 NBA Development League Draft Live via Cisco WebEx, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 3:30 p.m. ET via Cisco WebEx from the league’s New York headquarters.

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Spoiled Homecoming for The KING
espn.go.com | October 31, 2014
imageCLEVELAND -- LeBron James shot miserably. His passes were errant. He didn't look good doing much other than tossing powder in the air. His homecoming was horrendous.

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Injury Trouble In Oklahoma City
espn.go.com | October 31, 2014
imageLOS ANGELES -- Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook suffered a small fracture of the second metacarpal in his right hand Thursday night, coach Scott Brooks said.

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Clippers Start Fast For Ballmer
scores.espn.go.com | October 31, 2014
imageLOS ANGELES -- The Clippers didn't shoot well, couldn't build more than a 10-point lead and still managed to usher in the Steve Ballmer era with a victory for their new owner.

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One And Done For Lakers Rookie Randle
espn.go.com | October 30, 2014
imageThe Los Angeles Lakers expect Julius Randle to miss the rest of the season after the rookie forward underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a fractured tibia that he suffered in his first NBA game.

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Knicks Didn't Impress President Jackson
espn.go.com | October 30, 2014
imageNEW YORK -- Phil Jackson summed up the New York Knicks' 24-point season-opening loss to the Chicago Bulls succinctly late Wednesday night. "Not ready for showtime, were we guys?" the Knicks president said to reporters before getting into the passenger seat of his SUV.

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Kemba Walker Proves That He Is A 48 Million Dollar Player
espn.go.com | October 30, 2014
imageCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kemba Walker didn't waste any time at all providing the Charlotte Hornets with a return on their investment. One night after agreeing to a four-year, $24 million contract extension, the diminutive guard knocked down two huge shots, including the 21-footer from the top of the key with 5 seconds left in overtime to lift Charlotte to a 108-106 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.

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NBA Opening Day Rosters Include a Record 117 NBA D-League Alums
nba.com | October 29, 2014
imageOut of the 446 players on opening day rosters, an all-time high 117 of them have NBA D-League experience, representing more than a quarter of the league's talent pool. To put that in perspective, opening day rosters 10 years ago featured just fifteen players with NBA D-League experience.

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Randle Breaks Leg In Career Opener
espn.go.com | October 29, 2014
imageLOS ANGELES -- Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle, the team's top draft choice in June, broke his right leg midway through the fourth quarter of Tuesday night's 108-90 loss to the Houston Rockets.

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Kemba Walker Gets Paid
espn.go.com | October 29, 2014
imageThe Charlotte Hornets have reached terms on a contract extension with prized guard Kemba Walker, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Walker will receive a four-year, $48 million extension from the Hornets that will kick in starting with the 2015-16 season.

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Kobe Calls Dwight "SOFT" After Scuffle
espn.go.com | October 29, 2014
imageLOS ANGELES -- "They don't like each other, simple as that." That's how Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott summarized Tuesday's fourth-quarter skirmish between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard during the Houston Rockets' 108-90 win at Staples Center.

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Future WNBA Star in The Making
espn.go.com | October 28, 2014
imageThere is a new member of the James family. LeBron James and wife Savannah welcomed their third child, and first daughter, Zhuri, on Wednesday, Oct. 22 in Akron, Ohio, according to multiple reports.

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Mookie Blaylock Will Serve 3 Years in Prison
espn.go.com | October 28, 2014
imageFormer NBA guard Mookie Blaylock pleaded guilty Monday and received reduced prison time for his role in a suburban Atlanta car crash that killed a mother of five.

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Knicks Trade Vet Travis Outlaw In Order To Keep Rookie Travis Wear
espn.go.com | October 28, 2014
imageThe New York Knicks have struck a deal to trade veteran forward Travis Outlaw to the Philadelphia 76ers to create the roster room needed to keep undrafted rookie forward Travis Wear.

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Kobe Is Content With Nash's Effort Towards His Return
espn.go.com | October 27, 2014
imageLAS VEGAS -- Kobe Bryant said Steve Nash can go to sleep at night knowing he did everything he could in order to return this season. Bryant also said that if he was in Nash's position, he would accept his fate as well.

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Paul Allen, Owner of Trailblazers and Seahawks, Donates $100 million towards cure for Ebola
espn.go.com | October 27, 2014
imageSEATTLE -- Billionaire Paul Allen, who owns the Seattle Seahawks and the Portland Trail Blazers, has pledged to contribute at least $100 million to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.

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Another Thunder Goes Down With Injury
espn.go.com | October 27, 2014
imageOKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City Thunder guard Anthony Morrow will miss the start of the regular season because of a left MCL sprain suffered at practice Thursday, the team announced.

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Another Shrine for The King
espn.go.com | October 24, 2014
imageCLEVELAND -- Once again, a colossal image of LeBron James will loom over downtown. A new, 10-story-tall banner celebrating James' return to Ohio will be unveiled on Oct. 30 before the superstar and the Cavaliers open the NBA season against the New York Knicks.

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Who Wouldn't Want to Play With Kobe? "Losers"
espn.go.com | October 24, 2014
imageLakers president Jeanie Buss has a message for any player who doesn't want to play with Kobe Bryant: good riddance. "Any free agent that would be afraid to play with Kobe Bryant is probably a loser, and I'm glad they wouldn't come to the team," Buss said during a "SportsCenter" interview Thursday.

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Nash Sidelined for 2014 Season
espn.go.com | October 24, 2014
imageLOS ANGELES -- Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers. Instead, Nash couldn't even make it to opening night in the 19th season of his remarkable career.

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Jordan's Players Come Up Big
espn.go.com | October 23, 2014
imageLOS ANGELES -- New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer attended his first home game Wednesday night at Staples Center, and the Clippers broke out of their preseason funk with a 108-105 victory over Phoenix.

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Silver is Focused On Present, Not Future
espn.go.com | October 23, 2014
imageNEW YORK -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver said it is too early to be concerned about a potential work stoppage in the NBA. The league and the NBA Players Association can opt out of the current collective bargaining agreement following the 2016-17 season.

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Spurs Repeat, and LeBron MVP?
espn.go.com | October 23, 2014
imageThe San Antonio Spurs are an overwhelming choice to repeat as NBA champion while LeBron James is the favorite to win the MVP award, according to NBA.com's 2014-15 survey of league general managers.

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Durant Using Time Off To Grow Mentally
espn.go.com | October 22, 2014
imageOKLAHOMA CITY -- The door swung open, and Kevin Durant rolled in -- literally, on a scooter -- to speak with the media for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a Jones fracture in his right foot.

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Vucevic Has More Magic To Come
espn.go.com | October 22, 2014
imageThe Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Vucevic has received a new four-year deal from the Magic worth $53 million that will kick in starting with the 2014-15 season.

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Lin Returns To Action
espn.go.com | October 22, 2014
imageANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin returned in a 114-108 preseason loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday after missing more than a week with a sprained left ankle.

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Veteran Lucas III To Washington?
espn.go.com | October 21, 2014
imageThe Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, added John Lucas III on Tuesday. The Wizards looked to add the 31-year-old Lucas after losing star guard Bradley Beal to a wrist injury that's expected to sideline him for at least six weeks?

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Jordan Reportedly signs Portland Star
oregonlive.com | October 21, 2014
imagePortland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has reportedly signed with Jordan Brand and will now exclusively wear Jordan retro and team model shoes both on and off court, according to Trail Blazers team reporter Casey Holdahl.

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After A Compound Fracture Only 3 Months Ago, PG Is Already Back In The Gym
espn.go.com | October 21, 2014
imageLess than three months after suffering a compound fracture in his right leg, Indiana Pacers star Paul George was seen Monday shooting jumpers with teammates. The video, credited to Vigilant Sports, shows George shooting 3-pointers and midrange jumpers in a gym after practice.

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Melo Understands That With Success Comes Sacrifice
espn.go.com | October 20, 2014
imageGREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony doesn't expect to win the NBA scoring title this season, his first in the triangle offense.
In fact, he suggested Saturday that he may score less and take fewer shots in the Knicks' new offense.
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Trade Between Detroit and Boston
espn.go.com | October 20, 2014
imageThe Boston Celtics traded center Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum on Friday. The Celtics made the move with roster flexibility in mind. They have 16 fully guaranteed contracts on their books and must trim that to 15 before the start of the regular season.
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Kobe Is Not Phased By "Idiots"
espn.go.com | October 20, 2014
imageANAHEIM, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant grinned from ear to ear as the question was being lobbed his way, then the Los Angeles Lakers star offered a deep laugh.
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Affiliation System Announced for 2014-15 Season
nba.com | October 17, 2014
imageNEW YORK, September 15, 2014 – The National Basketball Association and the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA, announced the full list of affiliations between NBA and NBA D-League teams for the 2014-15 season, including an all-time high 17 single-affiliation partnerships.
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True Story of a D League Open Tryout
nba.com | October 17, 2014
imageKiwi Gardner woke up that morning pessimistic. It was Sunday, October 6, 2013, and for one of the first times in his life, he was tired of playing basketball.
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Kia Gains The King's Credibility
nba.com | October 16, 2014
imageThe latest endorsement deal for one of the most marketable athletes in the world might surprise a few people: LeBron James is endorsing Kia. The Cleveland Cavaliers star signed a deal with the car brand to be the ambassador of its new luxury sedan, the K900.
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Bags Holding Nash Back From Play
nba.com | October 16, 2014
imageEL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Lakers said point guard Steve Nash injured his back carrying bags Wednesday, forcing him to miss practice for the third straight day and raising more questions about the 40-year-old's availability going forward.
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MJ perplexed by thought of shortening 82 game season
nba.com | October 16, 2014
imageMichael Jordan was surprised and a bit bewildered to hear LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki suggest Wednesday that they'd like to see the NBA's 82-game regular season shortened.
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King James already being forgotten in south beach?
espn.go.com/nba | October 14, 2014
imageRIO DE JANIERO, Brazil -- LeBron James said he found some recent comments made by his former Miami Heat teammates surprising and he has no plans to spend time with any of them while both teams are in Brazil.
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Wear and tear taking a toll on the NBA's reigning MVP
espn.go.com/nba | October 14, 2014
imageOKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant has a fracture in his right foot and will likely miss at least the first month of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Sunday. The team said Durant has a "Jones fracture," a broken bone at the base of the small toe. Thunder general manager Sam Presti said no specific incident caused the injury; it happened over time."
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Parsons getting too comfortable in the big D?
espn.go.com/nba | October 14, 2014
imageDALLAS -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle apologized to Chandler Parsons for publicly criticizing the team's prized, free-agent addition's weight and conditioning after Friday night's preseason game.
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Vogel Re-ups with Pacers, Signing New Multiyear Extension
espn.go.com | October 9, 2014
imageINDIANAPOLIS -- Larry Bird ended the speculation about Frank Vogel's job security before it could even begin. He's safe. On Wednesday, the Pacers' president of basketball operations announced Vogel had signed a multiyear contract extension. Terms were not disclosed and players and coaches were unavailable because they had a scheduled day off. The 41-year-old Vogel is expected to take questions Thursday.
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Four's Company: Blair, Nene, Orton, Silas all Suspended One Game for Leaving Bench
espn.go.com | October 9, 2014
imageDeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas of the Washington Wizards have each been suspended for one game for leaving their team's bench area in Monday's preseason game against the Chicago Bulls. The four players left the bench during a shoving match between the Bulls' Joakim Noah and the Wizards' Paul Pierce.
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Harden to Play Lead Dog in Pursuit of Kevin Durant During Summer 2016
si.com | October 9, 2014
imageJames Harden will lead the Rockets' recruiting efforts to land his former Thunder teammate Kevin Durant when the reigning MVP becomes a free agent in the summer of 2016, according to a report Tuesday from Marc Stein of ESPN.com. Durant has two years and approximately $42 million remaining on his deal with Oklahoma City.
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New Nine-Year Deal Allows ESPN & TNT to Retain TV Rights for NBA Games
espn.go.com | October 8, 2014
imageESPN and TNT retained the rights to show NBA games for the next nine years in a new deal announced Monday. The deal takes effect starting with the 2016-17 season and increases ESPN's television, digital, highlights, data, audio and international NBA rights. Games will continue to air on ESPN and TNT through the 2024-25 season. The announcement was made by NBA commissioner Adam Silver and ESPN president John Skipper.
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After Huge Summer, Kenneth Faried gets Locked up on a New Five-Year Pact with the Nuggets
espn.go.com | October 8, 2014
imageKenneth Faried reached a five-year, $60 million extension with the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night, Yahoo! Sports reports, citing sources. The 24-year-old forward will make no less than $52 million over the duration of the contract thanks to a partial guarantee in the fifth year, according to Yahoo! Sports.
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For Second Time in Four Months, Alex Len Fractures Right Pinkie
espn.go.com | October 5, 2014
imagePHOENIX -- Phoenix Suns center Alex Len has re-fractured his right pinkie finger. Len initially fractured the finger in the Suns' first Summer League game in Las Vegas. The team said in a brief statement that Len was sidelined and would be re-evaluated on Oct. 18.
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Atlanta Mayor to Pressure Sale of Hawks by Jan 1st
espn.go.com | October 5, 2014
imageATLANTA -- Atlanta's mayor says he hopes the Hawks will have a new owner by the end of the year. Mayor Kasim Reed said Friday that he also got assurance from NBA commissioner Adam Silver last week that the league was committed to keeping the Hawks in Atlanta.
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Kobe is Back!
espn.go.com | October 5, 2014
imageEL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant said he felt like himself after his first team practice in about 10 months as the Los Angeles Lakers opened training camp on Tuesday under new coach Byron Scott.
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Why Houston is Better Than Dallas
espn.go.com | October 5, 2014
imageRockets general manager Daryl Morey responded to Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's latest swipes against him, saying in a published interview that if the money is equal, free agents will always pick Houston over Dallas.
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