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National media still confused with Magic offseason

The offseason is more or less over for the Magic. Friday, the team announced the signing of Luke Ridnour, putting the roster officially at 15 players. That leaves no room for anyone else. Since it is the end of July and the basketball topics are drying up, it is time to review the offseason. Generally, the Magic’s offseason has been met with confusion. Tom Ziller of SBNation was...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
55 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard continues to burn all his bridges

You would think by now, Dwight Howard would know not to talk about the past, his past teammates or anything to the media other than the task at hand. After spending nearly two years saying the wrong things over and over again, Howard just cannot seem to get out of his own way. With Jameer Nelson on the market and available to sign, and Houston needing a point guard for cheap to...
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard continues to burn all his bridges

You would think by now, Dwight Howard would know not to talk about the past, his past teammates or anything to the media other than the task at hand. After spending nearly two years saying the wrong things over and over again, Howard just cannot seem to get out of his own way. With Jameer Nelson on the market and available to sign, and Houston needing a point guard for cheap to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Dallas Mavericks: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… For the second consecutive offseason the Mavericks were looking to make a big splash in the free agent market and though they did not come up with one of the biggest prizes they came away with a very good player yet again, after signing Monta Ellis last year, in Chandler...
Via HoopStuff
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson to Mavericks

Earlier this week Marc Stein of ESPN tweeted out “Mavs and Jameer Nelson finalizing two year and 6M deal that will include player option in Year 2.ESPN sources say deal will be completed today.” We all know Jameer Nelson being one of the main supporting cast members of the Orlando Magic’s Championship run in 2010 and even an All-star in 2009. We know what Jameer can bring to...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard tried recruiting Jameer Nelson to Houston

Jameer Nelson balanced finances and winning in free agency. Dwight Howard made multiple calls recruiting Nelson to Houston, sources say. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 24, 2014 As Steven LeBron of DIME Magazine recalls, there was some pretty ugly history between Howard and his former teammate after Howard arrived in Houston and called the 2009 Magic a team of players “nobody...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic sign guard Luke Ridnour

With highly-touted rookie point guard Elfrid Payton expected to get big minutes this year, and with mainstay Jameer Nelson no longer on the team, the Orlando Magic needed someone to mentor their prized youngster and have signed veteran free agent guard Luke Ridnour to fill that role.“We’re extremely excited to welcome Luke (Ridnour) and his family to Orlando,” said General...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Jameer Nelson Contract Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Jameer Nelson Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 5.5 million (there is a player option) The Mavericks just keep adding talent. The Mavericks may have Raymond Felton, Devin Harris and Gal Mekel at point guard, but they have wisely signed Jameer Nelson, who is actually the best of the group. Felton is lucky he isn’t...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson Finalizes Two-Year, $6M Deal With Mavericks

Free agent guard Jameer Nelson has finalized the paperwork on his two-year, $6 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks, a league source told RealGM. Nelson will earn $2.73 million in the first season of his deal and $3.27 million in Year 2, which will be a player option. Well over 10 NBA teams – including the Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards and Chicago...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Signing Jameer Nelson

  The Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a 2-year $6 million deal with Jameer Nelson. Deal hasn't been signed yet, but source said the #Mavs and Jameer Nelson have agreed on a 2-yr, $6 mill deal. The 2nd year is a player opt. — Dwain Price (@DwainPrice) July 24, 2014 The deal is expected to be signed after Nelson passes his physical. The Mavericks have had a pretty decent offseason...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Sign Al-Farouq Aminu, Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks have signed Al-Farouq Aminu and Jameer Nelson. Aminu agreed to a two-year, $2.1 million deal with the Mavs, according to Dwain Price of Dallas Star-Telegram. Nelson agreed to a one-year, $2.7 million deal with Dallas, according to David Aldridge of NBA.com. Aminu’s contract comes with a player option during the second season.... The post Mavericks Sign...
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson To Sign $2.7M Deal With Mavericks

Jameer Nelson will sign a $2.7 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks. Nelson was waived earlier this offseason by the Orlando Magic. The Mavericks are using their room exception to sign Nelson.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Forced To Void Contract Of Rashard Lewis, On The Verge Of Signing Al-Farouq Aminu and Jameer Nelson

Much has occurred in the Dallas Mavericks’ organization over the past 24 hours, as the team is closing in on reaching agreements with two veteran free agents, while being forced to cut ties with another after a poor physical. The Mavs were forced to void the contract of Rashard Lewis after a physical revealed his need for knee surgery. Yesterday, the Mavs were forced to void the...
Via The League News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Rumors: Dallas to sign Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks are set to sign 10-year veteran Jameer Nelson according to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN: Barring an unforseen snag, Mavs on course to land Jameer Nelson to fortify their backcourt on a deal via Dallas' $2.7 million room exception— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 23, 2014 Nelson is another solid pickup by the Dallas front office who has had a busy off...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs To Meet With Jameer Nelson, Drop Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks are expected to meet with Jameer Nelson on Thursday. They will also void Rashard Lewis’ contract due to failing his physical examination. The Mavericks can offer Nelson their $2.7 million room exception and expect to complete a deal, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. The Mavs’ found out that... The post Mavs To Meet With Jameer Nelson, Drop Rashard Lewis...
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavericks Finalizing Deal with Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks are apparently in the verge of signing free agent point guard Jameer Nelson, who spent his first 10 seasons in the NBA with the Orlando Magic. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein a deal is likely going to get done during a visit on Thursday.  ESPN sources say Mavs on track to complete the signing of Jameer Nelson when the veteran PG makes his scheduled visit to...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson To Meet With Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks will meet with Jameer Nelson On Thursday. The Mavericks still have their $2.7 million room exception to offer to Nelson and are hopeful of being able to complete a deal. The Mavericks are continuing to look for another veteran point guard.
Via RealGM
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The Mavericks to Host Jameer Nelson

  NBA-  Unrestricted free agent (PG) Jameer Nelson is being courted by Mark Cuban, and the Dallas Mavericks.  Nelson will meet with Cuban and the Mavs on Thursday to discuss a possibility of Nelson joining their team.  Nelson who is a 11-year vet, has played his entire career with the Orlando Magic.  Nelson was drafted in the first round  by the Magic in 2004 and was Orlando...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Rumors: Dallas set to met with Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks are in pursuit of free agent guard Jameer Nelson and are set to meet with the veteran according to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN:ESPN sources say Mavs will be hosting free-agent point guard Jameer Nelson in Dallas for a face-to-face visit Thursday— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 23, 2014 Nelson was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in 2004 but was immediately...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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NBA Free Agency: Top 5 Unsigned Free Agents

We’re a little more than two weeks into the NBA Free Agency period and by this time, most of the top tier players have already signed new contracts. The emphasis of the previous sentence goes on “most” however, because there is still a handful of unrestricted free agents on the market that can help teams win. Think of it like this. If you’re directing a blockbuster movie...
Via Standing O Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five landing spots for Jameer Nelson

Jameer Nelson was recently released by the Orlando Magic. Orlando was the only place Nelson ever called home in the NBA. The former Saint Joseph’s standout, and college AP player of the year (2003) was taken 20th overall, by the Denver Nuggets, in the 2004 NBA Draft. The Magic traded for Nelson before he ever had a chance to suit up for Denver, and the rest is history. Full Story...
Via Pass The Pill
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Updated Cavaliers Top 15 Free Agent Targets

The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired LeBron James this off-season, but they still do not have a complete roster, as they had to make a lot of moves to clear space in order to offer that deal to LeBron.  The Cavaliers have some cap room due to an exception, and they have 1-3 million still available in cap room.  they could still find ways to clear cap room in order to sign free...
Via TopSportsReport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo’s Legs Have Been Dismantled by Magic App

The Orlando Magic have recently upgraded their fantastic mobile phone app. The most noticeable change is with the introductory photo when folks open the application. With Jameer Nelson gone, as well as the 25th Anniversary silver season celebration having concluded, the previous picture needed to be updated. Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic are still in the ph…OH MY GOD LOOK AT...
Via Magic Basketball Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Waive Veteran Jameer Nelson

The Orlando Magic announced on Monday morning that they have waived veteran point guard and fan favorite Jameer Nelson, after 10 years with the franchise. Nelson was in the final year of his contract and was set to make $8 million with only $2 million of that guaranteed, saving the Orlando Magic $6 million in cap space. Orlando have wasted no timing in thanking Nelson for his services...
Via The League News
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Magic sign LeBron James? Not likely

“Orlando Magic — Projected Cap Room: $17,129,899 The Magic waiving Jameer Nelson has put them in position to maybe wriggle free enough cap room to sign a big-name free agent. Of course, the issue is most of the team’s cap space is going to players not currently on the roster — $18.4 million owed to Nelson, Glen Davis and Al Harrington. That means this is a young roster with...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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