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Tue Aug 105:54G Tony Snell, restricted free agent, re-signed by Terms of deal...Tony SnellSFBucksFree Agent
G Tony Snell, a restricted free agent, was re-signed by the Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the club for Snell, who set career highs in points (8.5), rebounds (3.1), assists (1.2) and minutes (29.2) per game last season. The 25-year-old also set personal bests in both 3-point percentage (40.6) and field goal percentage (45.5) last season.
Mon Jul 3103:17F Danilo Gallinari sustained right thumb injury on Sunday when h...Danilo GallinariSFClippersFree Agent
F Danilo Gallinari sustained a right thumb injury on Sunday when he punched an opposing player during a European exhibition game.Playing for Italy, Gallinari hit the Netherlands' Jito Kok during a scuffle under the basket, causing an injury that sent him to the local hospital. Gallinari will miss the Eurobasket tournament, but is expected to be fully recovered for the start of training camp in September, according to ESPN.
Mon Jul 3101:35Clippers' Gallinari punches opponent, injures thumbDanilo GallinariSFClippersFree Agent
Los Angeles Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari suffered a right thumb injury on Sunday when he punched an opposing player during a European exhibition game.Playing for Italy, Gallinari hit the Netherlands' Jito Kok during a scuffle under the basket, causing an injury that sent him to the local hospital.Gallinari will miss the Eurobasket tournament, but is expected to be fully recovered for the start of training camp in September, according to ESPN.It appeared from video of the incident that Gallinari was hit in the face by Kok during a free-throw attempt. He shoved Kok and, after Kok took a swing in return, Gallinari landed a punch to the Dutch player's face.According to USA Today, the Italian Federation said Gallinari suffered a fracture from the punch.Gallinari signed a three-year, $65 million deal with the Clippers in July, moving from the Denver Nuggets in a sign-and-trade agreement.
Mon Jul 3101:35NBA notebook: Clippers' Gallinari injured punching opposing playerDanilo GallinariSFClippersFree Agent
Los Angeles Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari suffered a right thumb injury on Sunday when he punched an opposing player during a European exhibition game.Playing for Italy, Gallinari hit the Netherlands' Jito Kok during a scuffle under the basket, causing an injury that sent him to the local hospital.Gallinari will miss the Eurobasket tournament, but is expected to be fully recovered for the start of training camp in September, according to ESPN.--The Los Angeles Lakers signed rookie center Thomas Bryant.The 6-foot-11 Bryant was acquired in a draft-night trade with Utah, which selected him with the 42nd overall pick in June.He played two years at Indiana, averaging 12.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks last season with the Hoosiers.--The Sacramento Kings hired Brandon D. Williams as assistant general manager.Williams' new job includes supporting all facets of the day-to-day operation of the Kings front office, including roster composition, player evaluation and development, contractual negotiations, free agency procurement, collegiate, G-League and NBA scouting processes and player personnel matters.Previously, Williams spent four seasons as an executive with Philadelphia, most recently serving as vice president of basketball administration and general manager of the NBA G-League's Delaware 87ers.
Sat Jul 2903:40G Ramon Sessions agreed to one-year deal for veteran's minimum w...Ramon SessionsPGKnicksFree Agent
G Ramon Sessions agreed to a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum with the New York Knicks, according to multiple reports Friday. Sessions, who has played 10 NBA seasons, averaged 6.2 points and 2.6 assists for the Charlotte Hornets last season. He was limited to 50 games due to a meniscus injury. Sessions, 31, owns career averages of 10.6 points, 4.1 assists and 23.7 minutes.
Thu Jul 2722:48C Marreese Speights, first-round pick in 2008, agreed to one-yea...Marreese SpeightsCMagicFree Agent
C Marreese Speights, a first-round pick in 2008, agreed to a one-year, $2.1 million contract with the Magic, the Orlando Sentinel reported Thursday. Speights declined his $2.1 million player option for the 2017-18 season with the Clippers and became an unrestricted free agent. He played in all 82 games for the Clippers last season and averaged 8.7 points and 4.5 rebounds while shooting 37.2 percent from 3-point range.
Thu Jul 2722:48G Arron Afflalo signed contract with Orlando Magic, team announc...Arron AfflaloSGMagicFree Agent
G Arron Afflalo signed a contract with the Orlando Magic, the team announced on Thursday. The team did not divulge terms of the deal, however league sources told ESPN that it was a one-year contract for $2.3 million. Magic president Jeff Weltman and general manager John Hammond have history with Afflalo, whom they helped draft to the Detroit Pistons in 2007. The 31-year-old Afflalo enjoyed a career season with Orlando in 2013-14, averaging 18.2 points.
Thu Jul 2713:22Magic sign G Afflalo, C BirchArron AfflaloSGMagicFree Agent
The Orlando Magic signed free-agent guard Arron Afflalo, the team announced on Thursday.The team did not divulge terms of the deal, however league sources told ESPN that it was a one-year contract for $2.3 million.Magic president Jeff Weltman and general manager John Hammond have history with Afflalo, whom they helped draft to the Detroit Pistons in 2007. The 31-year-old Afflalo enjoyed a career season with Orlando in 2013-14, averaging 18.2 points."Arron adds experience and depth to our backcourt," Weltman said. "He is an excellent 3-point shooter and a veteran that will help our young roster both on the court and in the locker room. We are excited to have Arron back in a Magic uniform."Afflalo has averaged 11.3 points and 3.0 rebounds over 10 seasons in stops with the Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings, Magic and Pistons.Orlando also signed free-agent center Khem Birch to a contract on Thursday. The Montreal native averaged 7.3 points and 5.6 rebounds in 37 games last season while playing for Olympiacos in Greece.
Wed Jul 2621:43G Tyler Ennis re-signed with Los Angeles Lakers, team announced ...Tyler EnnisPGLakersFree Agent
G Tyler Ennis re-signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced Wednesday. Terms were not released, but the Los Angeles Times reported Ennis agreed to a minimum deal for one year with a team option in the second year. Ennis, 22, will back up rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, the No. 2 overall pick in this year's NBA Draft.
Wed Jul 2616:14Lakers re-sign G EnnisTyler EnnisPGLakersFree Agent
The Los Angeles Lakers re-signed point guard Tyler Ennis, the team announced Wednesday. Terms were not released, but the Los Angeles Times reported Ennis agreed to a minimum deal for one year with a team option in the second year.Ennis, 22, will back up rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, the No. 2 overall pick in this year's NBA Draft.Ennis appeared in 22 games (two starts) for the Lakers last season, averaging 7.7 points, 2.4 assists and 1.2 rebounds in 17.8 minutes per contest. In seven games (two starts) in April, he scored in double-figures four times, averaging 11.3 points, 3.6 assists, 1.3 rebounds and 27.7 minutes.Ennis was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the 18th overall pick in 2014. He owns career averages of 4.2 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 132 games with the Suns, Milwaukee Bucks, Houston Rockets and Lakers.
Wed Jul 2616:12Suns sign F/C WilliamsAlan WilliamsCSunsFree Agent
The Phoenix Suns re-signed forward/center Alan Williams to a multiyear contract, the team announced Wednesday.Media outlets reported a couple of weeks ago that the Phoenix native agreed to terms on a three-year, $17 million deal to stay with the Suns. "Alan embodies what it means to be a Phoenix Sun on and off of the court," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said in a statement. "We've enjoyed watching him become a very valuable part of our team over the past few years. We're excited that we were able to reach a deal to keep a native Phoenician home, where we know 'Sauce' will continue to make a significant impact, both on the court and in the community."Williams, the Suns' 2016-17 Majerle Hustle Award winner, averaged 11.4 points on 51.4 percent shooting along with 9.1 rebounds with 12 double-doubles in 24 games after the All-Star break last season. He led the Suns with 15 double-doubles overall and ranked third in the NBA with 15 double-doubles off the bench.Playing in his second NBA season, the 24-year-old Williams averaged career-bests of 7.4 points and 6.2 rebounds in 47 games in 2016-17.The 6-foot-8, 260-pound Williams owns averages of 6.6 points and 5.8 rebounds in 57 career NBA games, all with Phoenix.
Tue Jul 2521:53F Andrew Nicholson acquired by Trail Blazers from Brooklyn Nets ...Andrew NicholsonPFTrailblazersFree Agent
F Andrew Nicholson was acquired by the Trail Blazers from the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday in exchange for F/G Allen Crabbe. The 6-foot-9 Nicholson was acquired by the Nets from Washington during last season. He averaged 3.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10 games with Brooklyn and 2.5 points in 28 games with the Wizards. A first-round pick of the Orlando Magic in 2012, Nicholson had his most productive offensive season as a rookie, averaging 7.8 points. He is averaging 6.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in five seasons with the Magic, Wizards and Nets.
Tue Jul 2521:53F LeBron James denied report that he "eager" to see Cleveland C...LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
F LeBron James denied a report that he is "eager" to see Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Kyrie Irving traded after the point guard reportedly asked the team for a trade last week. James, on his Twitter account, re-tweeted two posts from SLAM Magazine's Twitter account with the headlines "LeBron James is reportedly 'eager' for Cleveland to trade Kyrie Irving" and "LBJ is extremely unhappy with Kyrie's trade request." On both tweets, James commented "#NoFacts people! Boooo!! Get another source" while adding "#EnjoyingMySummer #YouDoTheSame."
Tue Jul 2521:53G Brandon Knight sustained torn ACL in left knee that will requi...Brandon KnightPGSunsFree Agent
G Brandon Knight sustained a torn ACL in his left knee that will require surgery, and he is expected to miss the entire 2017-18 season, the team announced. The injury occurred last week while Knight was playing in South Florida. Following an examination by head team physician Dr. Tom Carter, it was determined that surgery was necessary, A timetable for his return will be determined at a later date. Knight has played for three teams in his six-year NBA career. In 2016-17, while playing for the Suns, Knight averaged a career-low 11.0 points and 2.4 assists in 54 games, including five as a starter.
Tue Jul 2521:53PG Derrick Rose and Cavaliers finalized one-year deal reportedly...Derrick RosePGCavaliersFree Agent
PG Derrick Rose and the Cavaliers finalized a one-year deal reportedly worth the veteran minimum of $2.1 million on Tuesday. "We are very excited to be able to add a player of Derrick's caliber and experience to the team," Cavs GM Koby Altman said in a statement. Rose met with Altman and other Cavs officials on Monday, just three days after meeting with the Lakers. He passed medical exams with Cavs doctors, Cleveland.com reported. "I have a single focus and purpose of wanting to play to win," Rose said in a statement.
Tue Jul 2521:53F Draymond Green faces lawsuit that alleges "assault, battery an...Draymond GreenPFWarriorsFree Agent
F Draymond Green faces a lawsuit that alleges "assault, battery and related claims based on his alleged acts of violence against a young man and woman." The plan to file a lawsuit was made public in a press release on Monday from Lisa Bloom, a lawyer representing the plaintiffs. She also claims Green made "misleading statements" about the suit. She said she would be filing the lawsuit Tuesday. Bloom said the accusers are demanding "accountability and an apology from Mr. Green, who has often been called a bully both on and off the basketball court."
Tue Jul 2521:26NBA notebook: Cavs officially ink G RoseStephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
Derrick RosePGCavaliersFree Agent
Free agent point guard Derrick Rose signed one-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday.Rose met with newly named general manager Koby Altman and other Cavs officials on Monday, just three days after meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers. He passed medical exams with Cavs doctors, Cleveland.com reported.Rose, 28, averaged 18 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.4 assists on 47 percent shooting from the field in 64 games for the New York Knicks last season. He was acquired in a trade with the Chicago Bulls, but the 2016-17 season ended in another injury as Rose hit free agency for the first time.Rose had season-ending knee surgery in April but has recovered and settled for a short-term deal in free agency.--LeBron James denied a report that he is "eager" to see Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Kyrie Irving traded after the point guard reportedly asked the team for a trade last week.James, on his Twitter account, re-tweeted two posts from SLAM Magazine's Twitter account with the headlines "... [More]
Tue Jul 2521:24Nets acquire Crabbe from Blazers for NicholsonAllen CrabbeSGNetsFree Agent
Andrew NicholsonPFTrailblazersFree Agent
The Brooklyn Nets acquired swingman Allen Crabbe from the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson.Crabbe averaged a career-best 10.7 points last season, his fourth with Portland since he was drafted in the second round by Cleveland in 2013.The 6-foot-6 Crabbe, who also shot a career-best 44.4 percent from 3-point range last season, averaged 2.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 28 1/2 minutes of action.The former University of California product has a career scoring average of 8.3 points in his four seasons with the Trail Blazers, also reaching double digits at 10.3 points during the 2015-16 season.The 6-foot-9 Nicholson was acquired by the Nets from Washington during last season. He averaged 3.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10 games with Brooklyn and 2.5 points in 28 games with the Wizards.A first-round pick of the Orlando Magic in 2012, Nicholson had his most productive offensive season as a rookie, averaging 7.8 points. He is averaging 6.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in five seasons with the Magic, Wizards and Nets.
Tue Jul 2516:01Warriors' Green facing lawsuit for alleged assaultDraymond GreenPFWarriorsFree Agent
Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green faces a lawsuit that alleges "assault, battery and related claims based on his alleged acts of violence against a young man and woman."The plan to file a lawsuit was made public in a press release on Monday from Lisa Bloom, a lawyer representing the plaintiffs. She also claims Green made "misleading statements" about the suit. She said she would be filing the lawsuit Tuesday.The lawyer did not indicate when the incident occurred or whether anyone was arrested.Bloom said the accusers are demanding "accountability and an apology from Mr. Green, who has often been called a bully both on and off the basketball court."She added that the unnamed man and woman would speak for the first time about the lawsuit at noon Eastern time on Tuesday.In 2016, Green was charged with misdemeanor assault after an altercation in an East Lansing, Mich. bar that involved a former Michigan State football player. That case was later settled.
Tue Jul 2515:58Cavs finalize one-year deal with former MVP RoseDerrick RosePGCavaliersFree Agent
Free agent point guard Derrick Rose signed one-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team announced Tuesday.The deal will be for the veteran minimum salary of $2.1 million, multiple media outlets reported on Monday."We are very excited to be able to add a player of Derrick's caliber and experience to the team," newly named general manager Koby Altman said in a statement. "Derrick could have gone to a number of other teams, but his specific mindset, goals and total focus and commitment to winning are what resulted in him signing with the Cavaliers. We are confident he will be a very good fit with our organization and we look forward to the many ways he will contribute to the team."Rose met with Altman and other Cavs officials on Monday, just three days after meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers. He passed medical exams with Cavs doctors, Cleveland.com reported."I have a single focus and purpose of wanting to play to win," Rose said in a statement. "Being part of a roster and or... [More]
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