Monthly Archives: September 2009

Grizzlies ragged but energetic on first day of camp

Ronald Tillery

Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins ended the first day of his first NBA training camp by challenging his players to a game of "go home or sprint."

Bosh, Turkoglu taking it slow

Doug Smith

Neither Hedo Turkoglu nor Chris Bosh got any on-court work done as the Raptors officially began training camp in Ottawa on Tuesday.

Jaric permitted to find new team

Marc Stein

Memphis Grizzlies guard Marko Jaric is expected to seek a contract buyout from the Grizzlies if a team willing to trade for Jaric can’t be found, his agent said Monday.

Lead negotiator for referees pulls out of talks

BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

The lead negotiator for the locked-out NBA referees removed himself
from the talks Monday in hopes of resolving a dispute that threatens to
have replacements on the floor this week.

Lamell McMorris released a statement saying the negotiations with the
NBA would be handled by general counsel Brian Lam and the executive
board of the National Basketball Referees Association.

LaMarcus Aldridge still waiting for long-term deal

Joe Freeman, The Oregonian

LaMarcus Aldridge expressed displeasure and confusion Monday afternoon at the unresolved status of his contract negotiations with the Trail Blazers.

NBA News and Rumors – September 28, 2009

Otis Smith explains the reasons behind Orlando’s offseason personnel moves

Warriors will look to deal Jackson, who wants to play with Knicks

The veteran will either be traded or offered a buyout

Utah Jazz notebook: Battle for starting forward spot news to Boozer

Tim Buckley

When training camp opened Saturday, coach Jerry Sloan made it known he had not yet decided if in*****bent Carlos Boozer or backup Paul Millsap

will start the 2009-10 NBA season at power forward for the Jazz.

Kahn on Antonio Daniels and other matters

Jerry Zgoda

Sat down with David Kahn for about an hour this afternoon for a camp-opening Q-and-A session that will run in Monday’s paper to preview that day’s media day and Tuesday’s opening of training camp in Mankato.

Cleveland Cavaliers may not be done tinkering with roster

Brian Windhorst

The Cavaliers are just days away from opening training camp but may not be done with their roster.

Knicks Reach 1-Year Deal With Lee


After a frustrating summer of free-agent purgatory, David Lee finally has a deal to return to the Knicks, albeit for less money and less long-term security than he wanted.