The tension between Rondo and Carlisle about play-calling had been brewing for a little while, team sources told ESPNDallas.com. It reached a boiling point when Rondo appeared to blow off a play call from the bench, prompting Carlisle to storm onto the court while calling a timeout and shouting at Rondo, who responded in kind.
July 1, 2015 | 3:53 pm EDT Update
Alex Kennedy: League source says one of the first teams to reach out to Iman Shumpert last night was the Los Angeles Lakers.: 2 more rumors
Alex Kennedy: Sources say that the New York Knicks have reached out to Jeremy Lin. This lines up with my report from Sunday. twitter.com/AlexKennedyNBA…: 2 more rumors
John Reid: Pelicans are in discussions to re-sign starting center Omer Asik, sources say. Robin Lopez doesn’t appear to be an option at this point.
Jeff Goodman: Boston Celtics have agreed to a 2-year, $24 million deal with free agent forward Amir Johnson, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Chris Forsberg: Move over Gerald Wallace, new highest paid Celtics. Source confirms Amir Johnson to Celtics for 2 years, $24 million.
Kyle Singler has agreed to a five-year extension worth nearly $25 million with the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Singler, 27, rapidly grew into an important part of the Thunder’s bench upon arrival from Detroit in a three-team trade. He has averaged 8.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in three seasons in the NBA.
Ian Begley: #Knicks have been in touch with forward Lance Thomas about a new deal, per sources. Spurs and Nets have also expressed interest in Thomas.
Mike Mazzeo: Updated list of potential supporting cast FAs #Nets interested in includes Thomas Robinson, Sasha Kaun, Carlos Boozer and Lance Thomas.