The winner of the single-elimination tournament splits a $2 million prize.
George says the Thunder's disappointing exit in the first round of the playoffs was a motivating factor in his decision to re-sign.
"It could have evolved to staph, but good thing we caught it early," Irving said of his infection. "That was a long, long f—ing two months."
Many around the NBA have criticised LeBron James' decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers but Kevin Durant is not one of them.
Butler is recovering from an elective right hand procedure and has already resumed basketball activities.
LeBron James isn't shying away from Hollywood lights. He will debut a new HBO series titled "The Shop" in August.
Lamar Odom hasn't played professionally since being hospitalised in October 2015 after collapsing at a Las Vegas-area brothel.
Last year, the Falcons saw a 16 percent increase in concession sales with their cheaper options. Now, the Hawks are following suit.
Three school police officers came to the gym to help calm everyone down and the $15 tickets were refunded.
The veteran forward has learned to embrace the "new norm" of NBA free agency after a whirlwind of an offseason.