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Sources: Raptors' Barnes to ink max rookie deal
Raptors All-Star guard Scottie Barnes intends to sign a five-year maximum rookie extension that could be worth up to $270 million, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.[read more]

Sources: Cavaliers hiring Atkinson as new coach
The Cavaliers are hiring Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson as their next head coach, sources told ESPN. He previously served as coach of the Nets for three-plus seasons.[read more]

Sources: Warriors guarantee Looney's $8M deal
The Warriors guaranteed Kevon Looney's $8 million contract; he could be part of a trade package depending on how the rest of the roster takes shape, sources said.[read more]

Sources: Wolves, Finch agree on 4-year extension
The Timberwolves and head coach Chris Finch have agreed on a four-year extension that will take him through the 2027-28 season, sources told ESPN.[read more]

Warriors prep for 'emotion' of Klay negotiations
As negotiations between the Golden State Warriors and Klay Thompson have stalled, and as the start of free agency looms, GM Mike Dunleavy Jr., speaking to reporters Monday, reiterated his stance on the 12-year guard, saying, "We want him back."[read more]

'No podcasts': Redick says goal with Lakers is title
JJ Redick acknowledged his lack of experience when introduced as the Lakers' new coach but said he still understands the expectations in L.A. -- a championship.[read more]

Porzingis scheduled for surgery, to miss Olympics
Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis will have surgery for a rare left leg injury. There is no timeline for his recovery, but he won't play for Latvia in the Paris Olympics.[read more]

From Wembanyama to LeBron, two decades of NBA draft top-pick style
From Paolo Banchero's purple suit and "P5" chain to LeBron James' all-white look, NBA top-draft-pick fashion has evolved greatly over the years.[read more]

NBA free agency 2024: Latest signings, news, buzz and reports
Here's everything you need to know about the 2024 NBA free agency window.[read more]

New team-building rules could ruin a few NBA contenders' offseasons
The CBA's first and second "aprons" are about to get even more restrictive. And it's forcing tough choices around the league, including for the past five NBA champions.[read more]