Adam Silver: I promise this time that next year’s will be different. I think we all recognize, and we talked about it at last year’s All-Star, we’ve gotten to the point where everyone seemed to agree it needed to be more competitive. And by everyone, I mean including the players. Chris Paul, who’s president of the union, he was the first to say to me the day after the game — and he wasn’t playing in that game — let’s get together and do something about this.
Chris Bosh has told family members that an agreement has been struck among the NBA, the Heat, the union and himself for Bosh to part ways with the Heat at some point in the coming months, with the Heat receiving maximum cap relief, an NBA-employed source said in early May and reiterated Tuesday.