1:35 AM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014
Net Income / NetsDaily 2 hours ago

How the Nets got a trade exception out of the Marquis Teague deal

In effect, the Nets and 76ers completed two simultaneous trades today.  Brooklyn acquired Casper Ware with the pre-existing Tyshawn Taylor trade exception then sent Marquis Teague and a second round pick in 2019 to Philly for Ware, whose contract was non-guaranteed.  As a result, yhe Nets got a $1,120,920 trade exception as well, the value of Teague's contract.Here's how it worked...Ware is scheduled to make $816,482 this season, none of it protected.  The Nets still had a $788,872 TE left over from the Taylor deal that didn't expire until January.  Teams can add up to $100,000 to the...
NJ Nets Nation | Bergen Record 9 hours ago

Nets trade Marquis Teague, roster likely set

The Nets and Sixers completed a trade this afternoon, sending Marquis Teague to Philadelphia and clearing the day for Brooklyn to set its opening day roster. The Nets sent Teague and a 2019 second round pick to the Sixers in …

Butler confident new deal will come together with Bulls

ST. LOUIS -- Jimmy Butler remained confident Friday that he and the Chicago Bulls will work out a contract extension prior to the approaching deadline. Butler and the Bulls have until Oct. 31, the deadline for first-round picks heading into their fourth season, to come to terms. He will become a restricted free agent after the season if a deal cannot be agreed upon before the deadline. “I think we’re going to figure it out,” Butler said prior to the Bulls' game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Kobe: Nash 'did everything possible' to get back

Kobe: Nash 'did everything possible' to get back

LAS VEGAS – Playing without Steve Nash was nothing new for the Lakers. Since acquiring the two-time Most Valuable Player two summers ago, it has been the norm to expect his absence. But Friday was the first time the Lakers did so with knowledge he...

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Plain Dealer 11 mins ago

Sherwin-Williams clears space for Nike's Welcome Home LeBron James banner being unfurled Oct. 30

"We think this new banner is a fitting tribute to LeBron's return to Cleveland and we join with Nike and Cavaliers fans everywhere to welcome him home," Sherwin-Williams' Chairman and CEO Chris Connor said.
San Jose Mercury News 19 mins ago

Golden State Warriors beat Denver Nuggets as Klay Thompson has another big night

Klay Thompson scores 35 points as the Warriors conclude their exhibition season with a win against Denver.

Jazz exercise options on Trey Burke and Rudy Gobert

Jazz coach Quin Snyder has been high on point guard Trey Burke and center Rudy Gobert throughout training camp and the preseason. So it wasn’t a surprise at all late Friday night when the franchise exercised team options for both second-year players. Both players are now under contract through the 2015-16 season. Burke, the ninth overall pick in the 2013 draft, averaged 12.8 points and 5.7 assists a game last year as a rookie. This season, the Jazz have praised the former Michigan star for impro...

Trail Blazers end preseason with 99-89 win over Los Angeles Clippers: Game rewind

LOS ANGELES — The Trail Blazers finished the exhibition season in impression fashion Friday night, defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 99-89 at the Staples Center. Playing for the third time in four games and without All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge, who sat with...

Portland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Clippers in NBA preseason: Live chat recap

The Blazers play their final game of the exhibition season Friday night against the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center.
Chicago Tribune 36 mins ago

Joe Maddon would be perfect fit as Cubs manager

Driving along I-57 in the 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle he just bought at a car dealership in New Lenox, Joe Maddon commented to his passenger how much he loved coming to Chicago.

Joe Maddon would be perfect fit as Cubs manager

Driving along I-57 in the 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle he just bought at a car dealership in New Lenox, Joe Maddon commented to his passenger how much he loved coming to Chicago.
Deseret Morning News 37 mins ago
Utah Jazz: Jazz wrap up preseason play at 5-3 with loss to Suns

Utah Jazz: Jazz wrap up preseason play at 5-3 with loss to Suns

The Utah Jazz finished up preseason play at 5-3 Friday night with a 105-100 loss to the Phoenix Suns at EnergySolutions Arena.
Orange County Register 44 mins ago
Clippers' coaching staff learning to work together

Clippers' coaching staff learning to work together

LOS ANGELES – “It’s not football.” Jamal Crawford wasn’t just stating the obvious for a group of reporters before Friday’s exhibition finale against Portland. No, Crawford was talking about the Clippers’ assistant coaches, and their...
Boston Herald 46 mins ago
Celtics Notebook: Rajon Rondo’s hand up in the air

Celtics Notebook: Rajon Rondo’s hand up in the air

WALTHAM — The biggest question leading into the Celtics season opener on Wednesday against the Brooklyn Nets obviously surrounds the availability of Rajon Rondo.Coach Brad Stevens hasn’t ruled out his point guard’s return for the first game, and based on the news yesterday at the team’s practice facility, the watch is officially on.

November pain in Celtics' forecast?

WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics were getting set to reconvene for training camp when Brad Stevens huddled his coaching staff in mid-September to finalize plans for the upcoming season. Amid the excitement and anticipation of the new campaign, the conversation kept reverting back to one word, one month: November. If you include Wednesday's season-opener against the Brooklyn Nets, Boston's first full month of action features 14 games over a leisurely 33 days, including nine games at home, and only one back-to-back.
Chicago Sun-Times 1 hour ago

Preseason ends with loss, but Tom Thibodeau is just getting started

ST. LOUIS — It would have been nice if coach Tom Thibodeau could have wrapped up the Bulls’ preseason with a nice little  bow. Not a chance. Not with so many questions coming out of the Bulls’ 113-112 loss Friday to the Minnesota Timberwolves in their preseason finale. The Bulls completed exhibition play 4-4 after blowing a 13-point lead at the Scottrade Center. ‘‘Right now, you’re gathering information to make decisions about everything,’’...

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