Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook making 3-point shooting ‘offseason focus’

Oklahoma City Thunder star point guard Russell Westbrook has made improving his 3-point shot an offseason focus, according to ESPN reporter Royce Young. Appearing on The Lowe Post, Young — who covers the Thunder for ESPN — says Westbrook has been focusing his training this summer on becoming a better 3-point shooter. “He’s been working on it this

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Kawhi Leonard

Report: Kawhi Leonard plans to keep an open mind about re-signing with Raptors

Kawhi Leonard plans to go into this upcoming season with the Toronto Raptors with an open mind, giving it every single shot in the world to make it work, according to Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News. Leonard will be an unrestricted free agent after the 2018-19 season ends and many believe he has

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Carmelo Anthony

Rockets’ P.J. Tucker says Carmelo Anthony will ‘fit right in on our team’

Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker says Carmelo Anthony will be a good fit on the team and is excited to see how Anthony will play with All-Star point guard Chris Paul. Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Rockets after getting bought out by the Atlanta Hawks. Paul advocated Houston to sign Anthony,

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DeMarcus Cousins

E’Twaun Moore not surprised DeMarcus Cousins left, thought Rajon Rondo would stay

New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard E’Twaun Moore wasn’t too surprised DeMarcus Cousins didn’t return to the team in free agency this summer, but was confounded when he heard Rajon Rondo signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. Cousins, who tore his left Achilles tendon in January, turned down an extension from the Pelicans before the season ended and didn’t receive any offers when free

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Oklahoma City Thunder

Paul George endorses modern superteams: ‘It’s a different game now’

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George says superteams are needed in today’s game and believes past players need to understand that. George, who re-signed with the Thunder on a four-year, $136.9 million contract this summer, notes that no superstar player has won a title on his own in this era of basketball. “No team has won

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Irving

‘Substantial’ buzz growing that Butler, Irving will team up in 2019

There is a growing buzz about Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler teaming up next year in free agency, according to a report from Business Insider. Both Irving and Butler have player options for 2019, meaning if they decline the options, the two stars can become unrestricted free-agents. Butler and Irving were heavily connected last summer. When Irving requested a trade

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Kawhi Leonard

Report: Leonard still primarily interested in signing with Lakers or Clippers

Kawhi Leonard is still primarily interested in signing with the Los Angeles Lakers or Clippers next July when he becomes an unrestricted free agent, according to a report from ESPN. Leonard, who was traded to the Toronto Raptors this summer after requesting a trade from San Antonio, is from the California area. The Raptors can offer Leonard almost

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Manu Ginobili

Report: Spurs’ Ginobili seriously considering retirement

San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Manu Ginobili is seriously considering retirement and plans to meet with head coach Gregg Popovich in the coming days to discuss his future, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Ginobili is under contract for one more season and slated to make $2.5 million in 2018-19. The future Hall

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Russell Westbrook

Grant says narrative of Westbrook being a bad teammate is ‘ignorant’

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant says star point guard Russell Westbrook is a great teammate and person and believes the narrative of players not wanting to play with Westbrook is “ignorant.” Grant, who re-signed with the Thunder this summer, has been a teammate of Westbrook’s for two seasons and says the media paints the wrong picture of the

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