Author: Tony Hoops

Keith Bogans

Cavaliers Trade For Keith Bogans

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded John Lucas III, Erik Murphy, Malcolm Thomas, Dwight Powell and two future second round picks in exchange for Keith Bogans, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Bogans has a non-guaranteed contract worth $5.3 million this season and $5.5 million next season. The 34-year-old veteran has averaged 6.3...

Eric Bledsoe

Suns Sign Eric Bledsoe, Zoran Dragic

The Phoenix Suns have re-signed Eric Bledsoe to a five-year, $70 million contract. Zoran Dragic will also join his brothers team on a two-year, $4 million deal. Bledsoe averaged 17.7 points, 5.5 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game before getting injured last season. Dragic, 25, averaged 14.1 points in 26.3 minutes...

Wayne Ellington

Lakers Sign Wayne Ellington, Ronnie Price

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Wayne Ellington and Ronnie Price. Ellington, 26, averaged 3.2 points in 8.7 minutes per game for the Mavericks last season. He shot 42.4% from the three-point line during his limited role. Ellington will have the opportunity to take over Jodie Meeks’ role as a...

Jason Maxiell

Hornets Sign Jason Maxiell

The Charlotte Hornets have signed Jason Maxiell to a non-guaranteed deal for training camp. He averaged 3.2 points and 2.5 rebounds in 34 games for the Orlando Magic last season. Maxiell is a 6-foot-7 forward with 9-years of experience in the league. The Hornets currently have Cody Zeller and Noah...

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...