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Dwyane Wade still not saying if he will play a 16th season

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade wouldn’t say Monday if he has decided whether to play this season, which would be his 16th in the NBA. His future has been the source of much speculation for several weeks, with retirement a possibility.

AP source: Hawks agree to deal with veteran Vince Carter

Veteran Vince Carter is the latest addition to the new-look Atlanta Hawks. The 41-year-old Carter has agreed to a one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Hawks, said a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced.

USA Basketball: DeMar DeRozan eager to work with Gregg Popovich

UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 5:16 p.m.

USA Basketball’s first minicamp of this Olympic cycle started Thursday in Las Vegas, with DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry – longtime teammates in Toronto – wearing the same uniform again. DeRozan is now with the San Antonio Spurs and set to be coached by Gregg Popovich, who just happened to be running his first national team practice Thursday.

Cleveland Cavaliers sign Kevin Love to 4-year, $120M extension

All-Star forward Kevin Love has signed a four-year, $120 million contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Love will now be the centerpiece for the team following LeBron James’s departure in free agency. The 29-year-old Love just completed his fourth season with the Cavaliers. They acquired him in a 2014 trade from Minnesota.

Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologizes to departed DeMar DeRozan

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri has apologized for a ‘miscommunication’ with four-time All-Star and franchise icon DeMar DeRozan, who was traded this week to the San Antonio Spurs for Kawhi Leonard. DeRozan expressed his anger and frustration in an Instagram post after learning of the deal, indicating he’d been told he would not be traded.

AP Source: Thunder trade Carmelo Anthony to Hawks, waiver likely

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City. The veteran NBA forward and a 2022 protected first-round pick were sent to Atlanta in exchange for guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala. Anthony is expected to be waived, leaving him a free agent. As part of the trade, the Thunder will send Muscala to the Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia’s Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot will go to Oklahoma City and the 76ers’ Justin Anderson will be sent to Atlanta.

DeMarcus Cousins relishing fresh start in Golden State

UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 9:05 p.m.

Four-time All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins thinks he’ll finally find peace and the playoffs after eight seasons in the NBA now that he’s signed with Golden State as a free agent. The Warriors’ fiery big man seems content in his new surroundings and wants the hardware to show for it. Cousins averaged 25.2 points and career highs in rebounds, assists and minutes with New Orleans last season before hurting his Achilles.

Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. undergoes back surgery

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. has undergone back surgery in Dallas with no timetable for his return to the court. The team said the procedure of the lumbar spine was performed by Dr. Andrew Dossett at the Carrell Clinic. Porter was taken by Denver with the 14th overall pick in the June draft.

AP source: Celtics re-sign Marcus Smart to 4-year, $52 million deal

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 12:27 p.m.

The Boston Celtics have re-signed guard Marcus Smart. The 6-foot-4 defensive stalwart is returning to the team that picked him sixth overall in the 2014 draft after finding the market for a restricted free agent wasn’t as lucrative as he’d hoped. A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that Smart signed a four-year, $52 million contract with the Celtics.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr receives contract extension

UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 4:50 p.m.

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise’s repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure. Kerr and general manager Bob Myers, who are close friends and colleagues, said when the season ended that something would get done quickly once they began formal discussions. Details of the extension were not announced.

Zag vs. Zag in NBA Summer League final

Josh Hart scored 37 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 112-109 double-overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday in the semifinals of the NBA Summer League.

Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls have agreed to a $40 million, two-year contract, bringing the talented and oft-injured forward to his hometown team. His agent has confirmed the deal after the Milwaukee Bucks rescinded their qualifying offer.