Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/1/13
The Dallas Mavericks reached out to free-agent guard Monta Ellis, a source told FOX Sports Southwest. Ellis, 27, averaged 19.2, six assists and 3.9 rebounds last season with the Bucks. But the electric guard opted out the final year of his deal. Full story ... Warriors shopping Lee? David Lee could be on the move. The Warriors are dangling the All-Star power forward in potential trade offers, according to Yahoo! Sports. Full story... Pistons wooing Josh Smith? The Pistons have reportedly focused their free-agent efforts on one star. Detroit is planning to make a "substantial" offer to forward Josh Smith, according to Yahoo! Sports. The deal will reportedly be for four years. Full story... Pacers make offer to Hansbrough, seek to re-sign West The Indiana Pacers started free agency by announcing they have made a qualifying offer to backup forward Tyler Hansbrough and were starting the task of re-signing David West. Full story... Report: Rockets dangling Lin, Asik If the Houston Rockets land Dwight Howard this summer, it could come at the expense of their two big free-agent signings last offseason. The Rockets have made guard Jeremy Lin and center Omer Asik available, according to CBSSports.com. Full story... Chris Paul, Clippers agree on deal Chris Paul has verbally agreed to a five-year, $107 million contract extension, his agent Leon Rose told ESPNLosAngeles.com. Rose also confirmed to the Associated Press that Paul has agreed to a new deal, but did not provide any numbers regarding the contract. Full story... Source: Celtics, Mavericks to discuss Rondo trade The Celtics are in the process of dismantling their championship-caliber core, with the shuffling off to Brooklyn of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for future draft picks. Part of the strip-down: What sources tell DallasBasketball.com and FoxSportsSouthwest.com are talks that could result in a trade of All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas. Full story...
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