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Jazz sign free agent J.J. O'Brien
(August 28, 2015) -- The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free agent forward J.J. O'Brien. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released.
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' dies
Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers' locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force.
NBA issues statement on passing of Darryl Dawkins
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding the passing of Darryl Dawkins:
Dawkins family issues statement on passing of Darryl Dawkins
"It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart attack. Darryl touched the hearts and spirits of so many with his big smile and personality, ferocious dunks, but more than anything, his huge, loving heart. His family, wife Janice, children Dara, Tabitha, Nicholas and Alexis, along with countless family, friends, and fans, all mourn his loss. More than anything Darryl accomplished in his basketball career as the inimitable 'Chocolate Thunder,' he was most proud of his role and responsibility as a husband and father. We ask that the public please respect our privacy as we grieve his loss."
76ers owner donates $3.5 million to local nonprofit
The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League - the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group.
Tsioropoulos, champion with Celtics, Kentucky, dead at 84
Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.
Pacers, St. Vincent join forces on new training facility
The Indiana Pacers and St. Vincent, a local health provider, have released more details plans for a $50 million training facility in downtown Indianapolis.
Hornets sign Kidd-Gilchrist to contract extension
Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to a contract extension. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Iguodala takes NBA title hardware on tour of Tokyo
Andre Iguodala has taken his NBA championship hardware to Japan.
Clippers fined $250K for violating anti-circumvention rules
The NBA announced today that it has fined the Los Angeles Clippers $250,000 for violating NBA rules prohibiting teams from offering players unauthorized business or investment opportunities.