Joel Embiid, playing for the first time since agreeing to his five-year, $146.5 million extension, scored 22 points as the Philadelphia 76ers got their first win of the preseason Wednesday.
The Sixers get protections, but unless Embiid has a catastrophic injury Philly is unlikely to waive him.
Canadian forward Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed on a multi-year extension, the team announced on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, but Marc Stein of the New York Times reports it is a max contract worth $148 million over five years.
We might be overlooking the NBA's next dynasty -- just like we did with Golden State.
The only question this season: Who can beat the Warriors? That's it. So we created a Warriors Competition rating to rank every team's chance to take them down.
Nets guard Jeremy Lin wasn't put off by Kenyon Martin's suggestion that he shouldn't wear dreadlocks, saying he was grateful the ex-Nets forward shared his opinion.
Tracy McGrady, who made the All-Star Game in each of his four seasons in Orlando, is returning to the Magic to serve as a special assistant to the CEO.