The San Antonio Spurs announced today that Kawhi Leonard will miss the entire preseason as he recovers from right quadriceps tendinopathy.
The team will determine a timeline for his return at a later date.
The Chicago Bulls announced today that rookie Lauri Markkanen is day-to-day with back spasms after leaving this morning's practice.
Markkanen was drafted seventh overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves and was later traded to the Bulls in the Jimmy Butler deal.
The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today the team has signed guard Russell Westbrook to a contract extension. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the contract extension is for five-years and worth $205 million.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced additions to the team’s coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, naming Larry Greer as Advance Scout, John Lucas III as Player Development Coach, Steve Molina as Video Assistant and promoting Sam Newman-Beck to Coaching Associate/Video Scouting Director.
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The Denver Nuggets announced today the team has re-signed Mason Plumlee.
The New York Knicks announced today the signing of Jarrett Jack.
Jack joins the Knicks after spending last season with the Nets in which he played just 32 games.
The Portland Trail Blazers announced today the team has signed Archie Goodwin to a training camp contract.