Denver police say they have arrested Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson for investigation of driving under the influence. In a statement, the police said Lawson was stopped after an officer saw a car being driven fast and carelessly early Friday.
July 1, 2015 | 4:02 pm EDT Update
Mark Medina: Clippers center DeAndre Jordan met with Dallas this a.m. He will meet with Lakers tonight, Knicks Thurs morning & Clippers Thurs afternoon: 23 more rumors
Cleveland still has plenty of work to do in free agency — with Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith and Matthew Dellavedova all in line for new contracts, as well — but the commitments Cavs owner Dan Gilbert already has made in the first few hours of free agency to Love and Thompson send a strong message to James about the franchise’s commitment to winning, since it ensures that the Cavaliers are headed for a massive luxury-tax bill after the upcoming season.
Royce Young: With Kyle Singler re-signed (and Kanter likely to come), it’s likely the Thunder will look to move Perry Jones or Steve Novak (or both).
Brian Robb: Amir Johnson will be the highest-paid player on the Celtics at $12 million, just edging out Gerald Wallace at $10.1 million.
John Canzano: Luke Ridnour on being traded four times: “I’m definitely not buying a jersey every time I’m traded.”: 1 more rumor
John Canzano: Just talked with Luke Ridnour. Said if he doesn’t find NBA situation that is good for family life, “I’ll just hang it up and call it good.” Ridnour has four children under the age of 6. “You miss out on a lot of things,” he said.
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.