Rick Bonnell: Nic Batum said extending coach Steve Clifford’s contract could enhance the @Charlotte Hornets chances of re-signing him over the summer. Batum on Clifford: “He trusts me. He believes in me. So that could be a big factor.” in Batum’s free-agency decision.
February 26, 2017 | 3:13 pm EST Update
Tim MacMahon: Two Mavs sources say they expect Andrew Bogut will choose to join the Cavaliers once he receives a buyout from the 76ers.