Adrian Wojnarowski

Adrian Wojnarowski


Editor of http://TheVertical.com: Web hub of NBA news, information and storytelling on Yahoo. Host of @TheVertical Podcast with Woj.

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NBA has suspend Toronto's Fred Van Vleet and DeAndre Bembry one game for roles in on-court altercation vs. the Lakers, league says.

League also suspended Lakers' Talen Horton-Tucker and fined OG Anunoby and Montrezl Harrell.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has signed a 10-day contract with Portland, source tells ESPN.

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The 76ers are signing veteran F Anthony Tolliver to a 10-day contract, sources tell ESPN.

Former Major Leaguer Alex Rodriguez and billionaire Marc Lore are finalizing a deal to purchase the Minnesota Timberwolves from majority owner Glen Taylor, sources tell ESPN. Taylor will continue full control of team for two years before Rodriguez and Lore take over in 2023.

The purchase price in the deal is expected to be in the $1.5 billion range, sources tell ESPN.

Sources: Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis could return in 10-14 days, with LeBron James close be... - via @ESPN  App

Warriors center James Wiseman has suffered a meniscus injury in his right knee, sources tell ESPN. No timeline on a return yet.

The Timberwolves-Nets game will be postponed, sources tell ESPN.

Three-time NBA champion @DwyaneWade  has purchased an ownership stake in the Utah Jazz, joining majority owner and governor @RyanQualtrics  with plans to take an active role in the franchise and region. Story on ESPN:

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Kobe Bryant is among those dead in a helicopter crash outside Los Angeles, a source confirms to ESPN.

Jazz star Donovan Mitchell has tested positive for the coronavirus, league sources tell ESPN. Jazz players privately say that Rudy Gobert had been careless in the locker room touching other players and their belongings. Now a Jazz teammate has tested positive.

The Milwaukee Bucks have decided to boycott Game 5, source tells ESPN.

Houston has agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to Washington for John Wall and a first-round pick, sources tell ESPN.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, first-round picks in 2024 and 2026, pick swaps in 2021 and 2025, league sources tell ESPN.

So the NBA's inviting 22 teams to Orlando: 13 Western Conference, 9 Eastern Conference. Eight-regular season games per team. Play-in for the 8th seeds. July 31-October 12. Vote tomorrow to ratify. The NBA's back.

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