The latest news and rumors from the NBA off-season including Ben Gordon planning an NBA comeback, and the Boston Celtics not giving Kelly Olynyk an extension before the October deadline.
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.
• Former NBA player Ben Gordon is considering a comeback, reports ESPN’s Ian Begley.
• The Washington Wizards are staying active on the trade and free agent markets in hopes of getting wing help, reports J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic.
• Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk isn’t expected to get a long-term extension before the Oct. 30 deadline, reports Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe.
• Former NBA player Chauncey Billups declined an offer to join the Orlando Magic’s coaching staff, reports Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press.
• Miami Heat point guard Beno Udrih may return after the team bought out his contract last season, reports Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
• The Golden State Warriors have signed Elliot Williams to a one-year deal, reports Shams Charania of The Vertical.