Scott Skiles has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become head coach of the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
July 2, 2015 | 5:04 pm EDT Update
Portland center LaMarcus Aldridge will meet with the Lakers on Thursday in Los Angeles, according to a league source familiar with the situation. The discussion will center on basketball, a league source said. Wasserman Media Group had dismissed various reports that said Aldridge had ruled the Lakers out, tweeting out on Wednesday that Aldridge “has not made any decisions yet. All reports to the contrary are false & he looks forward to sharing his plans soon.” But those outlets outlined in detail that Aldridge apparently was not impressed with the Lakers’ basketball presentation.: 71 more rumors
Marc Stein: LaMarcus Aldridge’s meeting with Miami tonight will be a dinner with Pat Riley, sources say: 71 more rumors
July 2, 2015 | 4:42 pm EDT Update
Mike Bresnahan: Lakers are referring to their expected second meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge as “a follow-up.”: 71 more rumors
David Aldridge: The second meeting with the Lakers will only involve GM Mitch Kupchak and Coach Byron Scott, & will only be about basketball, per source.: 71 more rumors
David Aldridge: Knicks meeting was cancelled once it became clear NY wanted Aldridge to play center, something he is adamant against doing, per source.: 71 more rumors
Shams Charania: Portland’s UFA center Joel Freeland plans to sign in Europe if he doesn’t agree on an NBA deal before July 10, sources tell RealGM.
July 2, 2015 | 4:33 pm EDT Update
David Aldridge: Sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings: LaMarcus Aldridge has cancelled his meeting with the Knicks today, per source.: 71 more rumors
Calvin Watkins: LaMarcus Aldridge doing the right thing making sure he’s got all the info before making a final decision. Rockets had great presentation.: 71 more rumors
Hawks unrestricted free agent John Jenkins has received interest from as many as six teams, according to a person familiar with the situation. The shooting guard became a free agent after the Hawks opted not to pick up his option last season.
July 2, 2015 | 4:19 pm EDT Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Lakers will get a second meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge today in Los Angeles, league source tells Yahoo Sports.: 71 more rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: One source briefed on the Lakers second meeting with Aldridge told Yahoo Sports: “They want to see if they can get it right.”: 71 more rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: Yahoo Sources: Another high-profile team is pursuing the possibility of gaining an audience with LaMarcus Aldridge: The Miami Heat.: 71 more rumors
JJ Barea: “So far, there’s nothing official with Miami or Dallas. I’m considering those two at this moment and must make a decision this weekend.”: 4 more rumors
July 2, 2015 | 4:04 pm EDT Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Lakers have expressed a desire to get a second meeting with Aldridge, but unclear if that’ll happen, league sources told Yahoo Sports.: 71 more rumors
Ramona Shelburne: If Lakers miss on their top three FA targets, they’re more likely to pursue David Lee in a trade than revisit Boogie talks: 7 more rumors