Jae Crowder
Celtics re-sign Jae Crowder
Jae Crowder, SF, BOS
News: The Celtics agreed to a contract with forward Jae Crowder on Monday, the team announced. Crowder averaged 7.7 points and 3.6 rebounds in 82 games last season.

"Jae epitomizes everything that we look for in a Celtic,"Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said. "His infectious energy on both ends of the court and his versatile skill set enabled him to win over both the coaching staff and our fan base after his acquisition last season."


Marcus Smart
Celtics PG Marcus Smart (finger) is at least month from return
Marcus Smart, PG, BOS
News: Celtics point guard Marcus Smart is at least a month away from returning to the hardwood, according to SiriusXM NBA Radio.

Boston coach Brad Stevens said in an interview that Smart is still a ways away from returning to the team.

"He's receiving treatment," Stevens said. "He'll be back on the court by mid August or early September."

Smart injured his fingers while playing for the team's summer league squad this month.


Jose Calderon
Knicks' Jose Calderon says he'll be ready for training camp
Jose Calderon, PG, NY
News: Knicks guard Jose Calderon said Wednesday he'll be 100 percent recovered from an Achilles injury for the start of training camp, reports The Record.

Calderon dealt with an Achilles injury for most of last season and the issue caused his season to end in late February.


Jared Dudley
Wizards' Jared Dudley out 3-4 months after surgery
Jared Dudley, SF, WAS
News: Wizards forward Jared Dudley will be sidelined for 3-4 months after undergoing surgery to repair a herniated disc, the team announced.

Dudley was recently acquired in a trade with the Bucks. He averaged 7.2 points and 3.1 rebounds in 72 games last season.


Mario Chalmers
Report: Heat hoping to get second rounder for Mario Chalmers
Mario Chalmers, PG, MIA
News: The Heat are aggressively shopping guard Mario Chalmers, a league general manager told the Miami Herald.

Chalmers is likely to be dealt because of his salary. He's scheduled to make $4.3 million next season. The GM said that the Heat are willing to take a second-round pick or less for Chalmers, to get him off of their books. 


Aaron Gordon
Magic forward Aaron Gordon recovering from fractured jaw
Aaron Gordon, PF, ORL
News: Magic forward Aaron Gordon is recovering from a fractured jaw, reports the Orlando Sentinel.

Gordon underwent surgery last week to repair the fracture. He is expected to return for the start of the regular season.

Gordon averaged 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in 47 games last season.


Thomas Robinson
New Nets PF Thomas Robinson suffers meniscus tear
Thomas Robinson, PF, BKN
News: Forward Thomas Robinson, whom the Nets just inked to a free-agent deal last week, suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee while working out Tuesday, per the team. 

Robinson will undergo arthroscopic surgery on Wednesday, and the timetable for this type of injury usually is 4-6 weeks. Robinson averaged 5.7 points and 5.6 rebounds in 54 games with the Blazers and Sixers last season. 


Chandler Parsons
Mavs forward Chandler Parsons begins light shooting
Chandler Parsons, SF, DAL
News: Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons was recently able to conduct some light shooting drills, according to the team. Parsons is recovering from knee surgery.

Kyrie Irving
Cavs expect Kyrie Irving back for training camp
Kyrie Irving, PG, CLE
News: Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is moving forward in his rehab from a fractured kneecap and is expected to be healthy for training camp, reports the Northeast Ohio Media Group.

"Kyrie is rehabbing well," general manager David Griffin said. "He's in Miami. He's doing really well actually with his rehab protocol. He feels very good. He's certainly on pace right now for where we need to be. Andy, similarly, feels very good. He actually wanted to try to dress in the Finals and wasn't real happy that we didn't let him to do it. So, I anticipate he'll be ready for the start of camp."


Anderson Varejao
Cavs' Anderson Varejao expected to be ready for training camp
Anderson Varejao, C, CLE
News: Cavaliers general manger David Griffin said center Anderson Varejao is progressing well from his Achilles injury and is expected to be ready for training camp, reports the Northeast Ohio Media Group.

Varejao missed most of the season after he tore his Achilles.


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