By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports
The NBA off-season is in a lull following the conclusion of the draft and summer league, but the Olympics are set to take the basketball stage starting on Saturday.
Check out the latest NBA news and rumors below.
• The Houston Rockets will keep forward Michael Beasley for next season, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein.
• Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters is expected to start next year, reports Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald.
• Amar’e Stoudemire, who retired from the NBA last week, will play for Hapoel Jerusalem in Israel next season, reports Stein. Stoudemire is a part owner of the team.
• NBA veteran Carlos Boozer has signed a deal with GuangDong in China, reports David Pick of Bleacher Report.
• The Oklahoma City Thunder are expected to sign point guard Ronnie Price to a two-year deal, reports Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders.
• The Cleveland Cavaliers announced they have waived forward Dahntay Jones.