News for Free Agent Players - 2017 8 Category, $200 Cap, 4G/4F/2C

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Wed May 2417:20Bosh, Heat agree to part ways after resolutionChris BoshPFHeatFree Agent
The Miami Heat and 11-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh have agreed to part ways.The South Florida Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald reported the sides were in talks Tuesday, and sources told ESPN on Wednesday that the Heat, Bosh and the players' union tentatively agreed to a resolution.Bosh, 33, was sidelined this past season when he failed a preseason physical -- Heat team doctors declined to clear him to take part in training camp -- after he missed the second half of the previous two seasons due to blood clots.Bosh last played in a game on Feb. 9, 2016, remaining on the Heat's roster and taking up salary cap space as the sides worked through medical and legal issues. His five-year, $118 million contract runs through the 2018-19 campaign.The agreement has not been finalized as Bosh and his family, agents and lawyers are still reviewing documents, according to ESPN.Bosh is guaranteed his remaining $25.3 million salary for 2017-18 and $26.8 million salary for 2018-19, but a significant po... [More]
Wed May 2405:55F Kelly Olynyk made first start of postseason in place of Amir J...Kelly OlynykCCelticsFree Agent
F Kelly Olynyk made his first start of the postseason in place of Amir Johnson (sprained shoulder), and he scored 15 points.
Wed May 2405:55F Amir Johnson (sprained shoulder) did not play in Game 4 of Eas...Amir JohnsonPFCelticsFree Agent
F Amir Johnson (sprained shoulder) did not play in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday.
Wed May 2405:55F Jae Crowder had 18 points and eight rebounds in Boston's Game ...Jae CrowderSFCelticsFree Agent
F Jae Crowder had 18 points and eight rebounds in Boston's Game 4 loss at Cleveland on Tuesday. Crowder started the game 4 of 5 but finished 6 of 12. He also sustained a strained left thigh in the third quarter but returned to the game.
Wed May 2405:55G Isaiah Thomas (right hip) visited with undisclosed specialist ...Isaiah ThomasPGCelticsFree Agent
G Isaiah Thomas (right hip) visited with an undisclosed specialist to determine the course of action for his surgery. Coach Brad Stevens said no decision had been made yet on whether Thomas would undergo an operation but reiterated that the guard is out for the remainder of the playoffs. Stevens said Thomas may consult with two additional specialists.
Wed May 2405:55F Al Horford contributed 16 points and seven assists in Boston's...Al HorfordCCelticsFree Agent
F Al Horford contributed 16 points and seven assists in Boston's Game 4 loss at Cleveland on Tuesday.
Wed May 2405:55G Avery Bradley led Celtics with 19 points in Game 4 loss at Cle...Avery BradleySGCelticsFree Agent
G Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points in a Game 4 loss at Cleveland on Tuesday. Bradley shot just 7 of 19 from the field.
Wed May 2405:55F Kevin Love contributed 17 points and career playoff-high 17 re...Kevin LovePFCavaliersFree Agent
F Kevin Love contributed 17 points and a career playoff-high 17 rebounds in the Cavs' Game 4 win over the Celtics on Tuesday.
Wed May 2405:55F LeBron James scored 34 points to go with six assists in Game 4LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
F LeBron James scored 34 points to go with six assists in Game 4 vs. Boston, even though he left the game with 6:46 remaining in the second quarter after picking up his fourth foul. He never previously had that many fouls in the first half in his 14-year career, and Cleveland trailed 46-33.James recovered from an 11-point, 4-of-13 shooting night he endured in Cleveland's stunning Game 3 loss. He shot 15 of 27 from the field Tuesday and closed the game with 15 points in the fourth, including a 3-pointer with 3:52 remaining for a 106-97 lead.James trails Michael Jordan (5,987 points) by just 28 points for first place in NBA playoff history in scoring.
Wed May 2405:55G Kyrie Irving set playoff career high with 42 points in Cavs' 1...Kyrie IrvingPGCavaliersFree Agent
G Kyrie Irving set a playoff career high with 42 points in the Cavs' 112-99 win over the Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.Irving scored 21 during a game-turning third quarter in which Cleveland outscored the Celtics 40-23."In the back of my mind, I was like, I'm saying to myself, 'We cannot -- they cannot tie up this series,'" Irving said. "They cannot. We cannot go to Boston 2-2 and then it becomes almost an even series."
Wed May 2405:55G Manu Ginobili will take three to four weeks to mull retirement...Manu GinobiliSGSpursFree Agent
G Manu Ginobili will take three to four weeks to mull retirement after the Spurs were swept by the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. Ginobili, 39, left Monday night's Game 4 loss with 2:25 remaining in the fourth quarter to a standing ovation from the San Antonio crowd and chants of "Manu! Manu!" and "One more year!" "Very hard to find the words to describe my feelings after yesterday's game. Still overwhelmed. Thank you SO very much!," Ginobili tweeted Tuesday. The four-time NBA champion and two-time All-Star got the honorary start and finished with 15 points, seven assists and three steals.
Tue May 2320:29Celtics' F Johnson will not startAmir JohnsonPFCelticsFree Agent
Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson will not start in Game 4 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night due to a right shoulder sprain, coach Brad Stevens said prior to the game.Kelly Olynyk will start in Johnson's place.Stevens said he is not sure whether Johnson will play at all Tuesday.Johnson injured his shoulder early in Sunday's Game 3 after getting tangled with up Cleveland's Tristan Thompson. Johnson later returned to that game but did not practice on Monday.Johnson is averaging 2.7 points and 2.1 rebounds in 13 postseason appearances, including nine starts.This will be Olynyk's first playoff start of his career. He started six regular-season games this season. He is averaging 8.9 points and 3.0 rebounds in the postseason.The Celtics, who trail in the series 2-1, are also without guard Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury.
Tue May 2319:33NBA notebook: Magic hire Weltman, Hammond to front-office positionsManu GinobiliSGSpursFree Agent
The Orlando Magic revamped their organization by hiring Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations and John Hammond as general manager, the club announced Tuesday.Weltman spent the past four seasons as the right-hand man to Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri. Hammond spent the past nine seasons as general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks.Weltman served as Milwaukee's assistant general manager under Hammond from 2008-13. The two also previously worked together in the Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons' organizations.Orlando's interim general manager Matt Lloyd is expected to remain in the organization. He filled the role after Rob Hennigan was fired in April.--Steve Kerr's status for the NBA Finals remains an uncertainty. The third-year Golden State Warriors coach has missed his team's last 10 playoff games as he deals with complications from back surgery two years ago entering the team's third straight Finals appearance."Just day-by-day," Kerr told ESPN website The Undef... [More]
Tue May 2316:16Spurs' Ginobili mulls retirement after sweep by WarriorsManu GinobiliSGSpursFree Agent
Manu Ginobili's storied NBA career hangs in limbo after the San Antonio Spurs were swept by the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals on Monday night.Ginobili, 39, left Monday night's Game 4 with 2:25 remaining in the fourth quarter to a standing ovation from the San Antonio crowd and chants of "Manu! Manu!" and "One more year!"The four-time NBA champion and two-time All-Star thanked fans for the gesture on his Twitter account Tuesday morning."Very hard to find the words to describe my feelings after yesterday's game. Still overwhelmed. Thank you SO very much!," Ginobili tweeted.Ginobili said he has not yet made up his mind about retirement."I'm getting closer and closer (to the end of my playing career)," Ginobili told reporters after the game. "There is no secret, for sure. It's getting harder and harder. But I always said that I wanted to let it sink in for three weeks, four weeks, whatever, and then I will sit with my wife and see how it feels.The Argentinean has s... [More]
Tue May 2304:06F LaMarcus Aldridge, arguably Spurs' most important player after...LaMarcus AldridgePFSpursFree Agent
F LaMarcus Aldridge, arguably the Spurs' most important player after F Kawhi Leonard, scored just eight points and did not play in the fourth quarter of San Antonio's season-ending loss to Golden State on Monday.
Tue May 2304:06C Enes Kanter said he wants to become American citizen and revea...Enes KanterCThunderFree Agent
C Enes Kanter, who was detained in Romania over the weekend after his passport was revoked apparently stemming from his political views regarding his native Turkey, said he wants to become an American citizen and revealed he is receiving death threats. The United States "is my home now," Kanter said Monday. He plans to take steps toward becoming a U.S. citizen.
Tue May 2304:06G Manu Ginobili scored 15 points Monday in loss to Warriors, gam...Manu GinobiliSGSpursFree Agent
G Manu Ginobili scored 15 points Monday in a loss to the Warriors, a game that might have been the finale of his 15-year NBA career.Ginobili left the game in the final minutes to chants of "Manu, Manu" and "one more year." He has said he will take three or four weeks off before deciding whether he wants to return to the league next season, when he will be 40 years old.Ginobili is the only player in NBA history besides LeBron James to record at least 800 rebounds, 800 assists and 300 3-pointers in the postseason.
Tue May 2304:06F Draymond Green contributed 16 points, eight rebounds and eight...Draymond GreenPFWarriorsFree Agent
F Draymond Green contributed 16 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in Golden State's series-clinching win over the Spurs on Monday.
Tue May 2304:06F Kevin Durant had 29 points and 12 rebounds as Warriors strolle...Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
F Kevin Durant had 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Warriors strolled to a 129-115 win over the Spurs on Monday, completing a sweep of the Western Conference finals.
Tue May 2304:06G Stephen Curry scored 36 points on 14-of-24 shooting as Warrior...Stephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
G Stephen Curry scored 36 points on 14-of-24 shooting as the Warriors completed a sweep of the Spurs in the Western Conference finals."It's a great run, and we had an opportunity to get it done tonight, but more importantly, it was obviously just a closeout kind of mentality and trying to take care of our business and play a good 48-minute game," Curry said. "For the most part, we did."
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