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James Jones ends playing career, joins Suns front office

PHOENIX (AP) -- Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough has a new three-year contract and an additional front office helper in longtime NBA player James Jones. ...

Crawford picks Timberwolves over Cavs, Warriors

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — At 37 years old and having never played in the NBA Finals, Jamal Crawford certainly could have gone ring chasing when he received a buyout from the Atlanta Hawks.The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, who have met in the last three finals, were bo...

Dan Gilbert Issues Statement On James Jones Retirement

CLEVELAND (92.3 the Fan) – With James Jones ending his 14-year career to take a job as VP of Basketball Operations with the Phoenix Suns, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert issued a statement on Jones’ retirement. “Congratulations to James Jones on what has been one of the most ...

James Jones retires, joins Suns front office

James Jones played for five NBA teams over his 14-year career and was part of three championship squads. Jones announced his retirement on Wednesday and will join the Suns as the team's new vice president of basketball operations. Jones earned the nickname "Champ" while helping ...

LeBron loses ‘best teammate’ Jones to Suns

LOS ANGELES, United States — Former Cleveland Cavaliers reserve James Jones, who alongside LeBron James has reached the past seven NBA Finals, was named vice president of basketball operations ...

LeBron loses 'best teammate' Jones to Suns exec post

The move was announced by Suns owner Robert Sarver, who also revealed a contract extension, reportedly through the 2019-20 season, for 36-year-old general manager Ryan McDonough. LOS ANGELES: Fo...

NBA: LeBron loses 'best teammate' Jones to Suns exec post

Former Cleveland Cavaliers reserve James Jones, who alongside LeBron James has reached the past seven NBA Finals, was named vice president of basketball operations for the Phoenix Suns on Wednesd...

Manu Ginobili set to return for Spurs

Veteran guard Manu Ginobili will play on for a 16th NBA season with the San Antonio Spurs. Veteran guard Manu Ginobili has joined Australian star Patty Mills in re-signing with the San Antonio S...

James Jones to take his NBA Finals streak to the Phoenix Suns' front office

James Jones just played in his seventh straight NBA Finals, but apparently his playing days are over. The Phoenix Suns announced Wednesday that Jones will be their vice president of basketball op...

People ask what LeBron will do with Jones is gone

You may have missed the big NBA offseason news that dropped on Wednesday. From the Phoenix Suns:The Phoenix Suns announced today they have agreed to a multiyear contract extension with General Ma...

NBA Trade Rumors: Carmelo Anthony To Cavs? Skip Bayless Says Cleveland Should Trade Kevin Love For Melo

Are this offseason’s NBA trade rumors gravitating toward Carmelo Anthony going to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and not the Houston Rockets? With the talented veteran seemingly having had it with th...