New NBA Rumors. Monday, May 22 2017

Update 8: 06:32 PM ET / You’ve got 12 new rumors!
http://hoopshype.com/rumors.htm

Enes Kanter Calls Turkey’s Erdogan ‘Hitler of Our Century’ After Airport Detainment

He’s getting death threats because of his political views.

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Draymond Green: ‘We’ve Lost a Lead Before’

“We’ve lost a lead before,” jokingly cautions Draymond Green.

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Stephen Curry Says Dewayne Dedmon Set a ‘Dirty’ Pick

Stephen Curry took exception to a back pick set by Dewayne Dedmon.

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Romanian border police say Turkey canceled Enes Kanter’s passport

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police said Turkish authorities canceled the passport of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was briefly detained at a Romanian airport.

Driven player-turned-executive Brandon Williams awaits his NBA GM opportunity

While everyone else gets set for the Draft or The Finals, the Atlanta Hawks and Orlando Magic continue their pursuits of a general manager. Orlando seems content waiting until the Cleveland Cavaliers’ GM, David Griffin, is available to talk after the playoffs. Atlanta, however, has moved full-speed ahead through a search firm handling the process along with the team’s ownership group.

Kevin Durant says he made ‘100 percent correct decision’ last summer

Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Kevin Durant didn’t miss any of the fireworks his offseason decision last summer made in the world of social media. His move in free agency from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Warriors stirred up plenty of emotion from a variety of folks.

New NBA Rumors. Sunday, May 21 2017

Update 4: 05:20 PM ET / You’ve got 6 new rumors!
http://hoopshype.com/rumors.htm

Morning Shootaround (May 21): San Antonio Spurs having to face harsh reality

Spurs having to face harsh reality | Hip injury ends season for Isaiah Thomas | Kanter released from custody | Waiters to return?

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James wins PBWA’s J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

NEW YORK — Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has won the 2016-17 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award as selected by the Professional Basketball Writers Association (PBWA). The honor, named after the NBA’s second commissioner, is presented annually by the PBWA to a player, coach or athletic trainer who shows outstanding service and dedication to the community.