The Vertical: Forefront of NBA news

epa05407652 (FILE) A file picture dated 30 May 2016 of Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (C-L) and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (C-R) after their NBA Western Conference finals game seven in Oakland, California, USA. Kevin Durant announced on 04 July 2016 that he will join the Golden State Warriors. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO CORBIS OUT


BOSTON GLOBE – “Adrian Wojnarowski — known as Woj to his 1.43 million Twitter followers — breaks quality NBA news in such a high quantity that anticipating him getting a scoop has become an essential part of following the league. NBA news — such as his seismic tweet Wednesday night that revealed Dwyane Wade had joined the Bulls — doesn’t seem official until he reports it, and he almost always reports it first.”