When Damian Lillard retreated to his Lake Oswego home during the All-Star Break last month, he did more than just rest his aching body. He healed a troubled mind, and worried heart. As much as the Trail Blazers’ 23-33 record at the time was bothering him, so too was a family matter that touched him to his core. “If it’s really in my heart, it’s going to weigh on me, consume me,’’ Lillard said while touching his chest.
October 16, 2017 | 8:06 pm EDT Update
Free agent forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year, $2.3 million contract with the Denver Nuggets, league sources told ESPN. Denver will likely waive veteran guard Jameer Nelson to make room on the 15-man roster for Jefferson, league sources said.
A Cavs source tells ESPN that Kendrick Perkins’ “weight and game look like his early OKC days” as CLE’s G-League affiliate, the Canton Charge, signed Perkins on Monday. The Cavs believe Perkins can be a hybrid player/teacher for a team this season, in the mold of Nazr Mohammed, Nick Collison and Elton Brand.
Logan Murdock: Warriors forward Omri Casspi has been upgraded to probable for tomorrow’s game against Houston. Iguodala remains questionable.