With the regular season entering its third week, here’s a look back at all the notable news and events from around the NBA this past seven days:
- The Pelicans waived Lance Stephenson.
- The Kings waived Jordan Farmar.
- The Nets waived Greivis Vasquez.
- Jazz big man Boris Diaw is expected to miss about two weeks with a contusion on his right leg.
- Heat big man Chris Bosh signed with Rob Pelinka of Landmark Sports Agency.
- Thunder forward Josh Huestis signed with Andy Miller of ASM Sports.
- Longtime NBA forward Josh Smith is joining the Sichuan Whales in China.
- The Knicks put assistant coach – and former interim head coach – Kurt Rambis in charge of their defense.
- Former Relativity Sports executives Happy Walters and Josh Swartz launched a new venture, Catalyst Sports & Media, an agency that will focus on representing athletes who play basketball, soccer and esports.