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Sources: Bucks' Forbes opts to enter free agency
Guard Bryn Forbes, who was fourth among NBA players in 3-point shooting percentage (45.2%) this season, will become an unrestricted free agent after declining his player option with the Bucks, sources told ESPN.[read more]

Sources: Mavs to add Kokoskov to Kidd's staff
The Dallas Mavericks are on the verge of hiring Igor Kokoskov to join Jason Kidd's coaching staff, sources confirmed to ESPN.[read more]

Nike signs potential No. 1 NBA pick Cunningham
Cade Cunningham, the Big 12 Player of the Year and projected No. 1 pick in the 2021 NBA draft, has signed a multiyear deal with Nike. Industry sources say it's the highest value shoe deal of this NBA draft class.[read more]

NBA's play-in tournament will return in April 2022
As expected, the NBA's board of governors gave approval on Tuesday to the plan that would bring back the play-in tournament in April 2022, with the same format used in 2021.[read more]

Pres. Obama joins NBA Africa as strategic partner
Former President Barack Obama will have a minority equity stake in NBA Africa and will help the league's social responsibility efforts on that continent as a strategic partner.[read more]

Green: Pelicans' situation reminiscent of Suns
New head coach Willie Green says the Pelicans' situation is very reminiscent of his time in Phoenix, where he served as the Suns' top assistant. "People that love to come to work," he said. "... We're really close to taking the next step."[read more]

Perfect time to represent Nigeria for Utah Jazz's Miye Oni
Oni has been a target of the Nigeria basketball federation as they seek to rebuild the program around NBA talent.[read more]

Power Rankings: It's never too early to forecast next season
Sure, the Bucks just won the title. But how is next season shaping up? Here's a way-too-early look at where the champs and all 30 teams stand ahead of 2021-22.[read more]