General manager Jack Zduriencik has brought several top members of his staff to Cleveland to assemble a trade deadline “war room” to handle the possible deals. The trade deadline is 1 p.m. PST Thursday.
One of the last things Miami Heat president Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP.
Diana Taurasi scored 17 points to help the host Phoenix Mercury roll to its 16th consecutive victory, 90-69 over the Los Angeles Sparks. The winning streak ranks second on the all-time list, behind the Sparks’ record of 18 set in 2001.