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  • Rockets bringing back spark plugs Brewer, Beverley

    Daryl Morey didn’t let the market dry up while he was waiting to hear from another star free agent about coming to Houston. The Rockets general manager locked up two important role players from last…

  • AP source: Derrick Williams agrees to 2 years with Knicks

    Derrick Williams is headed to New York looking for another chance to fulfill the promise he once showed. A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the former No. 2…

  • AP sources: Kings agree to deals with Rondo, Belinelli

    After missing targets at the start of free agency, the Sacramento Kings finally filled out their backcourt Friday. Whether the team can find a way to blend its talent together remains a topic for debate.…

  • AP source: Knicks agree to deal with center Robin Lopez

    NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Lopez is joining the Knicks, turning New York’s NBA rivalry into a family affair. Lopez agreed to sign with the Knicks on Friday, a person with knowledge of the details…

  • Hammon to become 1st female head coach of NBA summer league

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team. San Antonio announced Friday that Hammon will lead the Spurs…

  • With Dragic and Wade back, Heat moving forward

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — On the first day of free agency, Goran Dragic committed to return. On the second, Dwyane Wade said he was coming back. On the third, the Miami Heat could finally exhale…

  • AP sources: Mavericks, DeAndre Jordan agree to 4-year deal

    DALLAS (AP) — DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center. Two people familiar with the…

  • NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league games

    NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran…

  • NBA Calendar

    July 4-10 — Orlando Summer League. July 6-9 — Utah Summer League. July 9 — Free-agent contracts can be signed. July 10-20 — NBA Summer League, Las Vegas. Aug. 1 — NBA Africa game, Johannesburg.

  • AP Source: Suns send 3 to Detroit for pick

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.…

  • AP source: Matthews, Mavs reach agreement on 4-year contract

    DALLAS (AP) — Free agent guard Wesley Matthews and the Mavericks have agreed on a four-year deal with financial terms that will depend on whether center DeAndre Jordan decides to join him in Dallas. A…

  • AP Source: Blazers reach 5-year $120M-plus deal with Lillard

    When Damian Lillard agreed to a new maximum contract extension with the Trail Blazers on Thursday, it may have been the beginning of a changing of the guard in Portland. Lillard agreed to terms on…

  • AP Interview: Wade chooses to stay with Heat

    MIAMI (AP) — After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him. Once he found out, any chance of him leaving vanished. Wade accepted a…

  • AP source: Wizards agree to acquire Bucks’ Dudley for pick

    Moving on after learning they’ll lose Paul Pierce as a free agent, the Washington Wizards agreed to acquire forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick. A person familiar with…

  • Vasquez embracing fresh start with Bucks

    ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) — Greivis Vasquez always thought he might end up in Milwaukee. It just took a little longer than he anticipated. Coming out of the University of Maryland, Vasquez worked out twice…