With training camps now in full swing, here’s a look back at all the notable news and events from around the NBA this past week:
- The Pelicans signed Quinn Cook.
- The Suns signed Gracin Bakumanya, Derek Cooke, Shaquille Harrison and Derrick Jones.
- The Spurs signed Joel Anthony.
- The Nets signed Jorge Gutierrez.
- The Nets signed Chase Budinger.
- The Cavs signed Jonathan Holmes.
- The Grizzlies signed Chris Crawford.
- The Rockets signed P.J. Hairston.
- San Antonio waived its rights to Marcus Denmon. The Spurs made the former Missouri combo guard the 59th pick in the 2012 draft. He has spent his professional career overseas and played last season in the Turkish Basketball League.
- Wolves center Nikola Pekovic won’t play for the team this year, and may be bought out.
- Minnesota named Andy Greer and Rick Brunson as assistant coaches, Peter Patton as shooting coach and Daisuke Yoshimoto as special assistant to the president of basketball operations. In addition, Vince Legarza was promoted to player development coach.
- Clippers forward Paul Pierce will retire at season’s end.
- Heat president Pat Riley said that Chris Bosh‘s career with the Heat is likely over.
- Knicks point guard Derrick Rose remains under investigation by the LAPD.
- Mo Williams decided to call it a career and retire.
- Nate Reinking was named coach of the Cavaliers’ D-League affiliate in Canton.
- Kent Lacob was named as the new GM of the Warriors‘ D-League affiliate in Santa Cruz.
- Thunder point guard Cameron Payne suffered an acute fracture to his fifth metatarsal.
- Sixers forward Ben Simmons fractured a bone in his right foot.