As associate of veteran power forward Carlos Boozer said Boozer wouldn’t be surprised if he ends up with the Heat next season (almost assuredly at the minimum). Boozer, who spends a lot of time in Miami, can still play as a backup (11.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 49.9 percent from the field for the Lakers), but signing him makes sense only if Josh McRoberts or (less likely) Udonis Haslem is dealt.
September 27, 2021 | 10:32 am EDT Update
Ben Rohrbach: James Harden preaches patience on a potential contract extension with the Nets: “I want to know I’m in the right mindset and know for sure I want to be in Brooklyn, ultimately, for the rest of my career.”
Ohm Youngmisuk: James Harden on potentially signing an extension with Brooklyn: “I’m just taking my time… I am focused on trying to bring a championship to the city… I’m just being patient with it. Making sure I’m in the right mindset with it.”
Ajayi Browne: James Harden also says, “I kind of blame myself for last year — Usually I’m very very durable.”