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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]
Tue Jul 2515:57Raptors sign F Brown to two-way dealLorenzo BrownPGRaptorsFree Agent
The Toronto Raptors signed guard Lorenzo Brown to a two-way contract, the team announced Tuesday.Brown, 26, averaged 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 63 career NBA games with the Philadelphia 76ers (2013-14), Minnesota Timberwolves (2014-15) and Phoenix Suns (2015-16). Brown split the 2016-17 season between the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association and the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA G League.Brown was selected 52nd overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by Minnesota.
Tue Jul 2515:57Magic sign F IwunduWesley IwunduSFMagicFree Agent
The Orlando Magic have signed second-round draft pick Wesley Iwundu, the team announced Tuesday.The 6-foot-7 Iwundu, who was the 33rd overall selection in the 2017 NBA Draft, averaged 13.0 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists at Kansas State last season.He was selected to the All-Big 12 third team by the coaches in both his junior and senior seasons.
Tue Jul 2515:56Warriors finalize signings of Curry, Durant and othersStephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
Andre IguodalaSFWarriorsFree Agent
Shaun LivingstonPGWarriorsFree Agent
Zaza PachuliaCWarriorsFree Agent
David WestPFWarriorsFree Agent
The Golden State Warriors announced they have re-signed free agents Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston, Zaza Pachulia and David West, making official what had been reported over the past several weeks.The Warriors did not disclose details of the agreements, but the terms were reported by various media outlets.Curry agreed to a five-year, $201 million super-max deal shortly after the NBA's free agency period began.Durant agreed to a two-year deal worth approximately $53 million.Iguodala reached agreement on a three-year, $48 million contract, Pachulia agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract, Livingston signed a three-year $24 million deal, and West signed a one-year contract.
Tue Jul 2515:54James denies he is "eager" to see Irving tradedKyrie IrvingPGCavaliersFree Agent
LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
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."Reports surfaced last week that Irving asked Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert for a trade after growing tired of playing alongside James and saying he wants to be more of a focal point on a team.Irving reportedly listed the San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks, Miami Heat and Minnesota Timberwolves as teams he would like to be traded to.James was reportedly blindsided by and furious at Irving's request.On Tuesday, the Cavaliers finalized the signing of former NBA MVP Derrick Rose to a one-year, $2.1 million deal. Rose, a three-time All-Star, could replace Irving as the Cavaliers' starting point guard if Irving is traded.
Mon Jul 2421:39C Pau Gasol re-signed with San Antonio Spurs, team announced on ...Pau GasolCSpursFree Agent
C Pau Gasol re-signed with the San Antonio Spurs, the team announced on Monday. The Spurs did not release contract terms, but the San Antonio Express-News reported that it is a three-year contract. ESPN reported the new deal is worth $48 million and contains a partial guarantee in the final year for the native of Spain. Gasol declined a player option in June with the purpose of signing a longer deal with San Antonio and also giving the team more salary cap room.
Mon Jul 2416:01Cavaliers sign F Osman to three-year dealCedi OsmanSFCavaliersFree Agent
The Cleveland Cavaliers signed forward Cedi Osman to a contract, the team announced on Tuesday.Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the club, but the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that it was a three-year pact for $8.3 million. The Cavaliers are also paying $700,000 toward Osman's $1 million buyout of his contract with Anadolu Efes, his Turkish club. Cleveland is using a portion of its $5.2 million exception to the salary cap to pay Osman.Osman has spent the last five seasons with Anadolu Efes in the Turkish Basketball League first division. The 6-foot-8, 215-pound Osman averaged 13.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 35 games last season.Osman represented his country at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, FIBA EuroBasket 2015 and the 2016 Manila FIBA World Olympic qualifying tournament.The 22-year-old Osman was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the 31st overall pick of the 2015 draft. His rights were acquired by the Cavaliers later that night.Osman spent time with team officials in Las Vegas for the start of NBA Summer League. He did not participate in Cleveland's summer games because of a commitment with the Turkish national team.
Mon Jul 2412:05Rose, Cavaliers meet to discuss one-year dealKyrie IrvingPGCavaliersFree Agent
LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
Derrick RosePGCavaliersFree Agent
Free agent point guard Derrick Rose and the Cleveland Cavaliers were scheduled to meet Monday in Ohio to discuss a possible deal.Rose has been engaged in serious discussions on a one-year, $2.1 million minimum deal with the Cavaliers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Rose is meeting with new Cavs general manager Koby Altman and other officials on Monday, according to Cleveland.com. He met with the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday but has been leaning toward the Cavaliers, league sources told ESPN.A source close to Rose told Cleveland.com last week that the 2011 NBA MVP likes Cleveland because of the opportunity to reach the NBA Finals next season.Rose would be paired with LeBron James as a potential replacement for Kyrie Irving, who asked the Cavaliers to trade him during a recent meeting with team owner Dan Gilbert.Irving, 25, reportedly no longer wishes to play alongside James after being teammates with the superstar for three seasons and would like to join a team where he could be... [More]
Mon Jul 2403:55F LeBron James one of three NBA players who have with no-trade c...LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
F LeBron James is one of three NBA players who have with no-trade clauses in their contracts, and the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar plans to enforce it during the 2017-18 season, according to an ESPN report on Sunday. The news emerged two days after ESPN reported Kyrie Irving is requesting a trade from Cleveland so the point guard could be a "number one option." Irving's request puts the Cavaliers in a situation where they might not receive fair value for the point guard.With or without Irving on his team, James plans to play out his contract, which contains a $35.6 million player option for the 2018-19 season. James is expected to decline the player option and test unrestricted free agency next summer.
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