Candice Dupree scored 20 points and Brittney Griner added 18 points and 5 rebounds, leading the Phoenix Mercury past the Liberty, 94-87, for the Mercury’s fifth straight win.
A person with knowledge of the situation says a three-team trade is in place that sends J.J. Redick from the Milwaukee Bucks to the Los Angeles Clippers and point guard Eric Bledsoe from the Clippers to the Phoenix Suns.
Excerpts from The New York Times’s interview with Jason Kidd, the Nets’ new coach.
Jason Kidd, about six weeks removed from his final N.B.A. game as a player, acknowledges his lack of experience as a coach, but he is brimming with ideas for the Nets.
J.R. Smith’s list of potential suitors continues to grow but the contracts signed by two free agent shooting guards increases the likelihood of Smith returning to the Knicks. The Clippers agreed to acquire J.J. Redick in a sign-and-trade with the Milwaukee Bucks while Kevin Martin verbally agreed to a four-year, $28 million deal with Minnesota.