The Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, a former first-round pick who could have a breakout season in Cleveland's new offense. The Cavs were expected to pick up the option worth $5.1 million on Waiters…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay and guard Ben McLemore have been cleared to play in the team's season opener this week.
DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have waived center Bernard James, forward Ivan Johnson and guard Doron Lamb to get their roster to 15 for the start of the season.
Klay Thompson is ready for the regular season. Thompson scored 35 points in nearly 36 minutes to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets 119-112 on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams. ''Our offense is going good and…RICHARD J. MARCUS (Associated Press)
Based on Friday, the Portland Trail Blazers would say yes; Damian Lillard scored 18 of his 21 points in the first half, and the bench held off a fourth-quarter rally as the Trail Blazers finished their exhibition schedule with a 99-89 victory Friday…Associated Press