Celtics forward Brandon Bass’s agent, Tony Dutt, said there have been indications that numerous teams will have interest in the 10-year veteran when free agency begins after midnight Wednesday. Dutt added that Bass would be open to a return to the Celtics. “I think Brad [Stevens] and Danny [Ainge] understand the value of what Brandon brings,” Dutt told the Globe on Tuesday afternoon. “He loves Boston, and if it works out for him to stay there, we’d be more than happy.”
November 27, 2015 | 5:11 pm EST Update
Maybe Luke Walton is going to get credit for those 16 Warriors wins after all. A source confirmed Friday that the league is looking into the long-held custom of wins not being credited to interim coaches, but rather to coaches on leave such as the Warriors’ Steve Kerr. The reconsideration likely has to do with the awkward situation the league is about to face: Who gets named Western Conference coach of the month honors? “It doesn’t matter to me,” Walton said of the possibility of having wins on his record as the league reviewed the Warriors’ extenuating circumstances. “It really doesn’t…I’m good either way.”
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Source: Crvena Zvezda point-guard Gal Mekel has signed with Euro power-agent Misko Raznatovic.
November 27, 2015 | 2:55 pm EST Update
“It was definitely dumb on my part,” he said Friday of the incident. “It’s something that I am embarrassed about . [He’s] still dealing with the league and the team. But I’m not happy about it at all. But we are still going to through the process of what we are going to do.” Okafor said he told Sixers coach Brett Brown about the altercation Thursday afternoon was boarding the plan to Houston.