Free-agent center Amar'e Stoudemire announced his retirement Tuesday, after signing a ceremonial final contract with the New York Knicks, becoming the fifth member to depart from last season's Miami Heat roster.
In a dramatic turn in NBA free agency, the Miami Heat have landed Oklahoma City Thunder free-agent guard Dion Waiters with their $2.9 million salary-cap exception, agreeing to terms Monday on a one-year contract.
Coach Tyronn Lue has agreed to a five-year contract with the Cavaliers, a league source confirmed to the Beacon Journal. The Vertical reported the deal is worth $35 million and ESPN reported the first four years are fully guaranteed.
After 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant played his final game on April 13, 2016, scoring an incredible 60 points against the Utah Jazz. Former opponents and the Mamba himself are reflecting on his NBA accomplishments.