Kings forward Lawrence Funderburke will have surgery requiring him to miss the first 6 months of the 2003-04 season. Funderburke is the longest remaining king having been there his enitre 7 year carrer.
Sonics rookie gaurd Luke Ridnour wont be ready for training camp. Ridnour injurd himself while working out for the Milwaukee Bucks prior to the NBA draft, but the Sonics still took him with the #14 pick.
Jazz GM kevin O'Connor said today that he expects the Atlanta hawks to match the 3 year 22 Million dollar offer sheet, that the Jazz had extended to restricted free agent point gaurd Jason Terry. this is yet another blow to a team that has lost out on all the top free agents, and lost their two best players this offseason(John Stockton who retired, and Karl Malone who signed with the LA Lakers)