USA Basketball says Oklahoma City guard
Chairman Jerry Colangelo says Tuesday that USA Basketball had been communicating with Westbrook since the end of the season and knew his withdrawal was a possibility. The Americans will begin training camp July 28 in Las Vegas, a month before the
Westbrook was a member of the Americans' gold medal-winning teams at the 2010 World Championship and
Colangelo says in a statement that the U.S. would love to have Westbrook but that "this is the right decision."
LeBron James held meetings for more than three hours in a Las Vegas hotel Tuesday, leaving without giving any indication of what team he'll play for next season.
The four-time MVP told the Associated Press he had "no complaints" when asked how free agency was going. He declined to say whom he had met with Tuesday or whether he had made a decision as to where he'll play next.
James is expected to meet with
The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed first-round draft pick Zach LaVine from UCLA.
The Timberwolves announced the signing on the second day of a camp to prepare LaVine and others for the team's summer league competition in Las Vegas. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
LaVine, the 13th overall pick last month, averaged 9.5 points and 2.5 rebounds as a freshman last season. Team President and Coach
Hornets try to fill hole left by McRoberts
The Charlotte Hornets are turning to a pair of young, inexperienced power forwards after losing
McRoberts was the one player Coach
It's expected second-year player