Author: Tony Hoops

Ramon Sessions

Ramon Sessions Signs With Kings

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a two-year, $4.2 million contract with Ramon Sessions. The Kings also added Darren Collison to their squad this off-season. Sessions, 28, averaged 12.3 points, 4.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game last season. He shot 42.9% from the field and 28.2% from the three-point line. The Kings...

Stephen Curry, Jerry West

Warriors, Jerry West Agree To Two-Year Extension

The Golden State Warriors have locked-in Jerry West until the 2016-17 season. West admitted that he considered retiring prior to his contract extension. The Warriors, who won 51 games last season, are only expected to get better as Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, David Lee and Andrew Bogut gain more experience with...

Elton Brand

Hawks Re-Sign Elton Brand

Elton Brand has agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks. He averaged 5.7 points and 4.9 rebounds while shooting 53.9% from the field for Atlanta last season. Unfortunately, Brand’s production took a massive fall during the postseason. Hawks’ owner Bruce Levenson recently stepped down after releasing...

Ekpe Udoh

Clippers Sign Ekpe Udoh

The Los Angeles Clippers have signed Ekpe Udoh to a veteran-minimum deal for next season. Udoh, 27, has averaged 4.4 points and 3.5 rebounds in 18.7 minutes per game throughout his career. He is a 6′ 10″, 245 lbs power forward who was drafted with the No. 6 pick in the...

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce: Life After Basketball

If we’ve learned anything from the Washington Wizards’ small forward Paul Pierce’s recent antics, it’s clear that there is going to be life after basketball. It has been much publicized of late, his desire to make furrows into the world of poker once his illustrious career, that started back with...

Jason Terry

Rockets Acquire Jason Terry

The Houston Rockets have traded non-guaranteed contracts and Alonzo Gee to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Jason Terry and two second-round draft picks. Terry, 36, was traded to the Kings by the Brooklyn Nets last season. He averaged 4.5 points in 16.3 minutes per game, while shooting a career-low...

Shannon Brown

Heat Sign Shannon Brown

The Miami Heat have signed Shannon Brown to a one-year deal. Brown is the sixteenth player on Miami’s roster. Brown, a two-time champion with the Lakers, has averaged 7.7 points in 18 minutes per game throughout his career. Prior to the signing, Dwyane Wade was the Heat’s only shooting guard. Along...

Dick Bavetta

NBA Referree Dick Bavetta Retires

Dick Bavetta will retire from the NBA after 39 years. He finished with a record of 2,635 consecutive officiated games during the regular season, and has not missed an assigned game since 1975. Bavetta was born in Brooklyn, New York. His brother Joe, who was a referee for the American Basketball...

LeBron James, Shawn Marion

Shawn Marion Signs With Cavaliers

Shawn Marion will join LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was also pursued by the Los Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat. Marion accepted a veteran’s minimum deal to play for Cleveland, although he received larger offers elsewhere. The 36-year-old veteran averaged 10.4 points and 6.5 rebounds per...

Pau Gasol, Bulls

Kobe, Gasol Will Matchup On Christmas Day

Kobe Bryant and the L.A. Lakers will face off against Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol and the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day. Other Christmas Day Matchups: Washington Wizards @ New York Knicks OKC Tunder @ San Antonio Spurs Cleveland Cavaliers @ Miami Heat Golden State Warriors @ L.A. Clippers Chicago Bulls...

Greg Monroe

Greg Monroe Will Accept Qualifying Offer

Greg Monroe will accept the $5.5 qualifying offer for the 2014-15 season with the the Detroit Pistons. The 24-year-old power forward will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of this coming season. Monroe can also be dealt via sign-and-trade. He averaged 15.2 points and 9.3 rebounds per game during the 2013-14 season. Monroe,...