A person familiar with the deal confirms that guard CJ McCollum has agreed to a four-year, $106 million contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers. McCollum, who was named the NBA's Most Improved Player, averaged 20.8 points, 3.2 rebounds…ANNE M. PETERSON (AP Sports Writer)
Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Miami Heat have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters.JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Basketball Writer)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Charlotte Hornets announced that Noel Gillespie has been named coach of their new NBA Developmental League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm.
Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. The NBA great and Charlotte Hornets owner said Monday he is giving $1 million to the Institute for Community-Police Relations and $1 million to the NAACP…STEVE REED (AP Sports Writer)
Even in a jersey with ''USA'' on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night. When he suits up in Oakland on Tuesday for the first time since joining the Golden State Warriors, he'll get another reception entirely.…GREG BEACHAM (AP Sports Writer)