Week In Review: 8/21/16-8/27/16

With 2016’s offseason winding down and the preseason on its way, here’s a look back at all the notable news and events from around the NBA this past week:







  • The Nets hired Gianluca Pascucci as the club’s director of global scouting, and BJ Johnson as coordinator of player evaluation.
  • Abdel Nader will play for the Maine Red Claws, the Celtics’ D-League affiliate, this coming season.
  • Alan Anderson hired Chris Luchey as his new agent.
  • Kwame Brown is attempting to make an NBA comeback.
  • Festus Ezeli will be sidelined for six weeks after having his left knee injected with a bone marrow aspirate concentrate and Orthovisc.
  • The Long Island Nets named Ryan Gomes and Pat Rafferty as assistant coaches.
  • The D-League held its expansion draft. You can view the results here.
  • The Pacers named José Luis Galilea as their new overseas talent evaluator.
  • Mario Chalmers has been medically cleared to get back on the court.
  • The disconnect between the Wizards backcourt duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal could eventually convince the front office to deal one of them.
  • The Celtics renounced their rights to center Colton Iverson, their 2013 second-round draft pick.
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