Anthem singer at Heat-76ers game kneels during performance (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:06:10 PDT)
The singer was identified by the Heat as Denasia Lawrence. Heat players and coaches stood side-by-side for the anthem, all with their arms linked as has been their custom during the preseason. Many had their heads down as Lawrence sang, and the team released a statement saying it had no advance knowledge that she planned to kneel.
Kings exercise 3rd-year option on Willie Cauley-Stein (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:14:21 PDT)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings have exercised their third-year option on center Willie Cauley-Stein.
Nuggets exercise 4th-year options on Harris, Nurkic (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:09:24 PDT)
The Denver Nuggets exercised their fourth-year options on guard Gary Harris and center Jusuf Nurkic on Friday. The team also exercised their third-year option on point guard Emmanuel Mudiay in moves announced by general manager Tim Connelly. Harris averaged 8.5 points in his first two seasons with Denver.
NBA's Replay Center refs to make ruling on more reviews (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:20:43 PDT)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officials in the NBA's Replay Center will make the ruling this season on all reviews except player altercations and flagrant fouls.
Knicks waive 5 players, reduce roster to limit of 15 (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:40:37 PDT)
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Knicks waived forwards Lou Amundson and Cleanthony Early and injured guard Chasson Randle, trimming their roster to 15 players.
Nets waive Yogi Ferrell, roster stands at 15 (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:04:56 PDT)
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets have waived guard Yogi Ferrell to reduce their roster to the limit of 15.