News from around the league on July 12th.
The Summer League is under way, but most Lakers fans are focused on the contract between Derek and the team. The meeting with the Heat had many people concerned, but those frowns are turned into smiles after today’s news.
The latest on the Lakers. There may not be a lot of Laker news today, but they sure are important.
Jerry Buss is not worried about the Heat next season , let’s hope the team is not as well. [Slam Mag]
Yahoo Sports is reporting that Derek Fisher WILL remain with the Los Angeles Lakers. [Yahoo Sports]
If the rumors are true, the Lakers will have Blake and Fisher running the point, not Farmar. Jordan Farmar is packing his bags and will play for the New Jersey Nets. [LA Times]
The latest on the NBA.
The Magic have signed Quentin Richardson. [Slam Mag]
The Bobcats are close to sending Boris Diaw and Tyson Chandler to the Raptors for Jose Calderon. [Slam Mag]
Charles Barkley has some unkind words for the Raptors. [Dime Mag]
Chris Paul wants to form his own “Big Three” in New York. [Slam Mag]
Deron Williams is frustrated as his team is watching key players walk away. [Pro Basketball Talk]
Ben Wallace signs a two-year extension with the Pistons. [Pro Basketball Talk]
The Suns have acquired Hedo Turkoglu and Josh Childress. [ESPN.com]
Mark Cuban has told the NBA to investigate how the Heat got Wade, Bosh and Lebron. [Yahoo Sports]
The Pacers have decided to stay in Indiana. [Yahoo Sports]