The NBA rumor mill continued to churn Sunday, four days before the opening of the most anticipated free-agency period in years.
Chris Bosh, appearing at a charity golf tournament in Miami, said the Heat remain a possibility and denied a New York report that he already has decided to join the Bulls.
Knicks officials, meanwhile, will be in Los Angeles when free agency begins at 12:01a.m. Thursday to meet with Joe Johnson and hopefully Amare Stoudemire, ESPN reported. The Knicks will be among the teams visiting LeBron James in Akron, Ohio, later Thursday.
• Phil Jackson said seeing Nuggets coach George Karl sidelined last season with throat cancer will influence his decision on whether to return as coach of the Lakers. After speaking at a meeting of Western governors in Montana, Jackson told reporters he wouldn't want to leave his team without a coach in the middle of the season. … Former Suns owner Jerry Colangelo told ESPN he would listen to the Nets about replacing Rod Thorn as president.