Golden State is bringing up forward Hilton Armstrong out of Santa Cruz of the D-League, sources tell Yahoo! Sports.
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The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have signed free agent forward Stephen Jackson. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Jackson, 35, joins the Clippers after spending the 2012-13 season with San Antonio, where he averaged 6.2 points 2.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 19.5 minutes per game in 55 games for the Spurs.
Carmelo (Anthony): “In practice, we’re more competitive than we are in the games. It shouldn’t be like that.”
Point guard Kyle Lowry, aiming to impress whoever trades for him or signs him as a free agent this summer was full of life in the first half, but couldn’t contain the tricky Parker and faded, like everybody else in white, as the game progressed.
Lowry said he would not be bothered by any outside distractions.
“That’s part of the business. I’ve been in trade rumours before. I’m still going to go about my business and I’m going to still play my butt off and try to win games for this team,” Lowry said.
(Raymond) Felton suggests that playing on the injured hamstring has probably made it worse. Says trainers are suggesting he’ll have to shut it down
Last month the N.B.A. issued 21 fines and suspensions — a punitive spree that amounted to about $602,882. If all those penalties raised some eyebrows, it was for good reason. The number of punishments in November matched the total from the first full calendar month of the previous three N.B.A. seasons combined.
And that sum did not include fines for the 343 technical fouls and 21 flagrant fouls called in games last month. Those infractions bring automatic fines of $2,000 each.
“Normally, you don’t have that many early in the season, then around the holiday season, you get more, then as you get down near the playoffs, you get more,” said Rod Thorn, the N.B.A.’s president for basketball operations. “This year, it’s started early.”