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AP Source: Pacers sign Justin Holiday to 1-year contract

Jul. 19, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent guard Justin Holiday has agreed to a one-year contract worth $4.8 million with the Indiana Pacers. Holiday joins his younger brother, Aaron, with the Pacers, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...

Jazz, Pistons win as NBA Summer League action resumes

Jul. 7, 2019 1:13 AM EDT

Tony Bradley had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Utah Jazz defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 78-68 on Saturday as NBA Summer League play resumed in Las Vegas one day after an earthquake in the area forced two games to be shortened and another to be canceled. The NBA Summer League games are being played at two...

The Latest: Kupchak doesn't regret keeping Walker last year

Jul. 6, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT): 10 p.m. Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a conference call with local reporters that he doesn't regret not trading three-time All-Star Kemba Walker last year when he had a chance — and possibly could have gotten quality players or draft picks in...

Pacers sign former Louisville, South Carolina player Bowen

Jul. 1, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Louisville and South Carolina player Brian Bowen II, caught up in the college basketball corruption scandal, has signed a two-way contract with the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers announced the move Monday. Bowen played professionally in Australia during the 2018-19 for the Sydney...

The Latest: AP source: Jimmy Butler heading to South Beach

Jun. 30, 2019 10:36 PM EDT

The Latest on NBA free agency (all times ET): 9:55 p.m. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Jimmy Butler has agreed to a $142 million, four-year contract and will be traded to the Miami Heat by the Philadelphia 76ers. Miami and Philadelphia were still working out some aspects of the swap, such as the...

Free agent Collison, 31, retires from NBA to focus on faith

Jun. 29, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Point guard Darren Collison has decided to retire from the NBA after 10 seasons to focus on being a Jehovah's Witness. The 31-year-old Collison played for the Indiana Pacers the last two seasons. He told ESPN's The Undefeated in a letter Friday that he decided to retire primarily to...

Larry looks back: Bird on Magic, free agency and shooting 3s

Jun. 22, 2019 9:39 AM EDT

Larry Bird's place in NBA history stretches from the record book to the rule book. A Hall of Fame player later became a successful coach and team executive. Along the way, he watched free agency transform from something rarely discussed to practically a year-round conversation — with his own name one of...

Jazz upgrade roster with Conley trade instead of NBA draft

Jun. 21, 2019 1:17 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah took an alternate route to upgrade its roster rather than building through the NBA draft Thursday night. The Jazz sent the No. 23 pick to Memphis on Wednesday as part of a trade that will bring veteran point guard Mike Conley to Utah. Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen...

Pacers select European center with 18th pick in NBA draft

Jun. 21, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Pritchard added one surprisingly big piece to the Indiana Pacers roster in the NBA draft. Then he started working ahead, planning for a possible exodus of free agents and potentially being without Victor Oladipo until January. Indiana's president of basketball operations selected...

Column: Metta World Peace finally finds his peace

May. 29, 2019 3:24 AM EDT

Metta World Peace needed to win a championship ring so his career wasn't defined only by one angry moment in Detroit. Before he could get it with the Los Angeles Lakers, though, World Peace had to heal his mind. The therapy had to come first if the former Ron Artest was to make it to Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals...