OKC has been working with Paul and his representatives on finding a trade, but nothing is materializing so deep into summer free agency, sources said. Both sides believe there are benefits to Paul, 34, playing out the year with the Thunder.
Details on @bensimmons five-year, $170M contract with the @sixers: No option in final year and a 15 percent trade kicker, league sources tell ESPN. Also, Simmons has Designated Rookie Extension language in his contract that would elevate his compensation if he earns a spot on one of the All-NBA teams in 2019-20, per source.
If you're a student/parent/guardian/educator, you'll be grateful you watched "The First Day" -- a follow-up on Chris Herren from the "Unguarded" 30-for-30. Another remarkable Jonathan Hock film.
Once JR Smith clears waivers, a reunion with LeBron James on the Lakers is an unlikely destination for him, league sources tell ESPN.
Mike D’Antoni on his lingering thoughts on what more it might have taken to beat the Spurs dynasty.