Week In Review: 3/15/15 – 3/21/15

The Thunder continue to be besieged by injuries this season with forward Serge Ibaka expected to miss approximately four to six weeks after undergoing surgery to address soreness in his right knee, and Kevin Durant possibly out for the remainder of the season courtesy of a foot injury. Here’s the rest of the news from the week that was:



  • Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga attracted the interest of George Mason University, but Larranaga declined to be considered as a coaching candidate.
  • The Mavericks are reportedly no longer interested in signing free agent big man JaVale McGee.
  • Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob indicated that Golden State will do everything it can to retain Draymond Green, who is set to become a restricted free agent this summer.
  • Greg Miller, the CEO of the Miller Management Corporation that controls the Jazz, decided to step down after a seven-year tenure.
  • The Timberwolves and draft-and-stash pick Nemanja Bjelica have mutual interest in reaching a deal this summer.
  • Kings coach George Karl acknowledged that he and DeMarcus Cousins started their relationship under difficult circumstances and that it will take some time for the two to build a successful working relationship.
  • There are multiple teams interested in Eric Griffin, who currently plays for the Texas Legends in the NBA D-League.
  • Salary cap projections were released for the 2015/16 NBA season through the 2017/18 campaign.
  • Rival NBA executives aren’t sold on the Cavs being willing to offer Kevin Love a maximum salary deal when he hits free agency.
  • Al Harrington announced his retirement from his playing career, though he did express interest in either coaching or a front office position in the future.
  • Eric Gordon reportedly intends to exercise his player option worth $15,514,031 to remain with the Pelicans for the 2015/16 season.
  • The Wizards are likely to re-sign Toure’ Murry to a second 10-day contract.
  • Andray Blatche is set to ink a multiyear deal to return to the Chinese Basketball Association’s Xinjiang Flying Tigers.
  • Steve Nash announced his retirement.
  • All of the week’s NBA D-League assignments and recalls can be found here.
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