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7:34 PM ET ESPN News Services Cleveland Cavaliers forward Dean Wade has agreed to a three-year, $18.5 million extension, his agents, Austin Walton and Adam Papas, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday. Wade, 25, is a development success story of the Cavaliers’ rebuild, an undrafted two-way player who will now compete to be a starter
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12:48 PM ET New Orleans Pelicans star CJ McCollum has agreed on a two-year, $64 million contract extension that’ll take him through the 2025-2026 season, his agent Sam Goldfeder of Excel Sports told ESPN on Saturday. McCollum’s new deal ties him to New Orleans for four years and $133 million, aligning him on long-term deals
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12:17 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck said the organization’s decision to suspend Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-23 NBA season came after an investigation by an independent law firm uncovered multiple violations of team policies. “I am concerned about the situation and its impact on everybody in the Celtics’ organization,” Grousbeck
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9:35 PM ET The Boston Celtics have suspended coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season, the team announced Thursday night. The team cited violations of team policies in its announcement. Sources previously told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Udoka had an intimate relationship with a female member of the franchise’s staff. The suspension is effective immediately,
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11:02 PM ET Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka is likely facing a suspension for the entire 2022-23 season for his role in a relationship with a female member of the franchise’s staff, sources told ESPN on Thursday. The relationship is considered a violation of the organization’s guidelines, and the proposed penalty for Udoka is largely
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12:42 PM ET Owner Robert Sarver on Wednesday announced that he has begun the process to sell both the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury franchises. “As a man of faith, I believe in atonement and the path to forgiveness,” Sarver said in a statement Wednesday. “I expected that the commissioner’s one-year suspension would
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3:35 PM ET Jamal CollierESPN Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards has been fined $40,000 for using offensive and derogatory language on social media, the NBA announced Tuesday. Edwards made anti-gay comments while observing a group of people standing on a sidewalk during a video posted to his Instagram story last week. The video has been
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3:10 PM ET Boston Celtics center Robert Williams III will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his left knee this week, causing him to require four to six weeks for recovery, sources told ESPN on Tuesday. The procedure, expected to be Thursday, will come six months after Williams had left knee surgery to repair a torn
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12:22 PM ET Associated Press The NBA Replay Center has a new leader. Kane Fitzgerald, who spent 13 years working as an NBA referee, has been announced as the league’s new vice president of referee operations and replay center principal. He’s replacing another former referee in Jason Phillips, who left the job after three years.
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5:20 PM ET Associated Press BERLIN — For Spain, almost all of the names on the national team’s roster have changed in recent years. The expectations didn’t. And neither did the results. Juancho Hernangomez scored 27 points, his brother Willy Hernangomez added 14 and won tournament MVP honors, and Spain topped France 88-76 on Sunday
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