In a dramatic turn in NBA free agency, the Miami Heat have landed Oklahoma City Thunder free-agent guard Dion Waiters with their $2.9 million salary-cap exception, agreeing to terms Monday on a one-year contract.
The snark during recent seasons had been of LeBron James doubling as general manager, be it the additions he insisted upon during his Miami Heat tenure (Mike Miller, Ray Allen) or those he helped orchestrate with the Cleveland Cavaliers (Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love, acquiring J.R. Smith, the above-market deal for Tristan Thompson).
In retrospect, the most revealing moment of Bryan Colangelo's brief time as the 76ers' general manager came late on the night of the NBA draft, when he did so much to present himself as the well-meaning fellow you'd want sitting next to you at the poker table.
LAS VEGAS - Hours after agreeing to a plea deal that reduces a misdemeanor assault and battery charge to a $560 fine for a noise violation, Warriors forward Draymond Green is glad to put his legal drama behind him.
Famed former basketball player Dennis Rodman is considered a person of interest in a hit-and-run collision that occurred on the I-5 freeway in Santa Ana, Calif., a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Friday.