Nerlens Noel is switching numbers from three to five to remind himself how many teams passed on him during the draft.

 

Andre Iguodala and the Golden State Warriors are extremely happy they worked out a deal. Here are the details of how it went down, the motivation on both sides, some Dwight Howard shade, and how dangerous this team can be.

 

PBT has a list of all the NBA deals and signings that have officially occurred thus far.

 

Geno Smith has declined an invitation to Mark Sanchez's annual Jets West camp.

 

Eagles coach Chip Kelly is still biding his time in choosing his starting quarterback.

 

The NFL is expected to take action on Josh Brent, who was charged with manslaughter in December 2012, in the near future.

 

A harassing autograph seeker who got into a one-sided tussle with Scottie Pippen is suing him for $4 million. Here was our story at the time. 

 

The Milwaukee Brewers placed Ryan Braun on the bereavement list for a "family medical issue" that comes off more like a way to buy him time to deal with a(nother) pending steroid investigation. But I don't know that at all, so I hope his family is ok.

 

Jason Heyward strained his right hamstring and had to leave the game early.

 

I have some (Summer League) NBA highlights for you! Here's Eric Griffin (shameless: I profiled him back in the day) with a putback all over Andre Drummond. Kid can really fly.

Later in the game, Tony Mitchell's last second dunk gave Detroit the victory. 

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

There might be some new music from Drake today.

 

Kanye West wore his new collection with A.P.C. out in public. It'll be available on Sunday.

 

Earl Sweatshirt wasn't impressed with Magna Carta...Holy Grail.

 

ScHoolBoy Q discusses meeting Eminem.

 

Meek Mill previewed two songs from Dreamchasers 3.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

The US government is heavily pressuring governments in South America to not defy the US by taking in Edward Snowden, saying relations would be "in a very bad place for a long time to come." The NSA is scared Snowden will reveal how the US spies on other countries.

 

George Zimmerman's lawyers get their closing arguments this morning. The case will likely to go the jury today.

 

The US gov't actually managed a surplus for the month of June.

 

A man who has been legally declared dead since 2010, was elected mayor of a city in Mexico.

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Snoop, Erick Sermon, Method Man and RL have something to explain.