New GM Brand knows 76ers' goal is title
New Sixers general manager Elton Brand says the next 12 months are critical as the team chases a championship.
Sources: Butler most interested in Clippers
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler is most interested in pursuing a future with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources told ESPN.
Sixers promote Brand to GM role, sources say
The Philadelphia 76ers have tapped former NBA player and their current executive vice president of basketball operations, Elton Brand, to fill their vacant general manager role, league sources told ESPN.
Sources: Butler to talk Wolves future with Thibs
A meeting between Jimmy Butler and Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau is expected to set the tone for Butler's final season under contract -- and his impending free agency in July, league sources told ESPN.
Deng signs one-year deal with Timberwolves
Free-agent forward Luol Deng has signed a one-year deal with the Timberwolves.
Source: Clippers match offer sheet for Wallace
The Clippers matched New Orleans' offer sheet for forward Tyrone Wallace, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Pelicans were offering a two-year, $3 million deal for the 24-year-old, who had a two-way contract last season.
Sources: Shot clock, other NBA changes likely
Among the rule changes for the 2018-19 season, the NBA believes resetting the shot clock to 14 seconds after offensive rebounds will increase shot attempts.
Sources: Clips drop Bowen after Kawhi remarks
After Bruce Bowen made some critical comments about free-agent target Kawhi Leonard in June, he will not be renewed as the LA Clippers television game analyst next season, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Melo officially signs contract with Rockets
Free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony signed his one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Houston Rockets on Monday.
Sources: NBA, USAB blindsided by NCAA's rules
The NBA and USA Basketball have been caught off guard by the proposed set of rule changes the NCAA announced Wednesday, sources told ESPN.