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Lakers Pencil In Carlos Boozer As Starting Small Forward

Carlos Boozer was introduced by the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. The Lakers were not optimistic about landing Boozer during the waiver claim process but did so with a $3.25 million bid. Boozer heard the news from his agent. "I was ecstatic and I was jumping up and down," Boozer said. "I went back out there and got two more hours in." Boozer is penciled in as...
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Will Cherry Receiving Interest From Cavaliers, Raptors

Will Cherry is receiving interest from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors, according to a source. Cherry averaged 12.8 points and 4 rebounds while shooting 52 percent from the field for the Cavaliers in summer league. Cherry spent last season with the Canton Charge of the NBA D-League.
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Omri Casspi To Sign With Kings For One-Year, Vet Minimum Deal

Omri Casspi will sign a one-year contract with the Sacramento Kings after clearing waivers on Friday. Casspi's deal will be for the veteran's minimum. Casspi began his NBA career with the Sacramento Kings as their first round draft pick in 2009.
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Report: Knicks Offered Amar'e Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway, Iman Shumpert To Wolves For Kevin Love

The New York Knicks recently offered the Minnesota Timberwolves a package of Amar'e Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Iman Shumpert for Kevin Love, according to a source. The Timberwolves reportedly declined the offer. Hardaway has good value around the NBA, but Shumpert could be in line for a raise once his rookie contract ends and Stoudemire has one season left on his big contract...
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Omri Casspi Goes Unclaimed On Waivers

Omri Casspi has cleared waivers after being released by the New Orleans Pelicans. There had been an expectation that a team would claim Casspi. Casspi is expected to receive interest from the Sacramento Kings.
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Shelvin Mack Agrees To Three-Year, $7.3M Deal With Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks and Shelvin Mack have agreed upon a three-year, $7.3 million deal. The Hawks own a team option in the third season. Mack has been a restricted free agent after averaging 7.5 points and 3.7 assists per game. Mack was the 34th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft out of Butler.
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Lakers Offer Job To Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head coaching job to Byron Scott.
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Darius Miller Re-Signs With Pelicans

Darius Miller re-signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Originally drafted by New Orleans with the 46th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the University of Kentucky product averaged 4.4 points and 1.2 rebounds in 16.1 minutes per game during the 2013-14 season. Miller has appeared in 97 career games (nine starts) for the Pelicans over the last two seasons, averaging 3...
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Carmelo Struggled To Choose Between Knicks, Bulls

Carmelo Anthony ultimately decided between the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls. Anthony added that he believes the Knicks aren't too far away from becoming a contender. "I want to win. I don't care about the money," Anthony told ESPN.com. "I believe Phil (Jackson) will do what he has to do to take care of that." "I don't think we're that...
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Heat Non-Committal On Re-Signing Michael Beasley, Greg Oden

The Miami Heat have three remaining roster spots and have been non-committal with Michael Beasley and Greg Oden. The Heat cannot offer more than the veteran minimum to any remaining free agents. Jared Karnes, Beasley’s agent, said Thursday he has had more than one conversation with the Heat but “nothing has resulted in a deal. [Other] teams have called expressing interest. There...
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Cavaliers Remain In Lead For Kevin Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers' offer for Kevin Love is presently higher on the Minnesota Timberwolves' wish list than any other team. The Chicago Bulls are also interested in Love, while the Golden State Warriors are also involved. The Cavaliers have seemed most motivated to complete a trade, as the Warriors have held Klay Thompson out of talks and the Bulls initially pursued...
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Parsons Left Rockets In Part For Bigger Role

Chandler Parsons may have been motivated to leave the Houston Rockets for a bigger role. James Harden believes the Rockets won't take a step back despite losing Parsons to the Dallas Mavericks in the offseason. "Dwight and I are the cornerstones of the Rockets," Harden said while appearing at a charity event in the Philippines, according to The Philippine Star. "...
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Francisco Garcia Discussing Deal With Rockets, Others

Francisco Garcia is considering a possible deal with the Houston Rockets among other teams. “We’ve talked about him,” agent Aaron Goodwin said of conversations with the Rockets. “Francisco is just looking for the opportunity to continue to play toward a championship. We’re looking through his options, seeing what would be the best opportunities for him. He definitely has...
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Blake Griffin Withdraws From 2014 USA Basketball

Blake Griffin today announced that he will not participate on the USA Basketball Men’s National Team this summer. Griffin was one of 19 players selected to the USA roster from which the 2014 USA World Cup Team will be selected. “I appreciate the invitation to play for Team USA this summer,” Griffin said. “It is a special opportunity anytime you have a chance to represent...
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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...
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Suns Waive Dionte Christmas

The Phoenix Suns released Dionte Christmas on Thursday. Christmas averaged 2.29 points in 31 appearances for the Suns last season.
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Andrew Wiggins Signs Rookie Contract With Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Andrew Wiggins to his rookie contract. Wiggins' deal starts at the rookie scale of $5.5 million. Wiggins cannot be traded for at least 30 days. Wiggins has been mentioned in trade rumors involving Kevin Love.
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Agent Of Josh Huestis Proposed Delaying Rookie Contract By Going To D-League

The Oklahoma City Thunder drafted Josh Huestis with the No. 29 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. First round picks typically receive guaranteed contracts for two seasons, but the Thunder and Huestis agreed for him to spend his rookie season with their D-League affiliate. Huestis will receive approximately $25,000 instead of $750,000. Huestis can start his rookie scale contract...
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Lakers Deny Waiting To Hire Head Coach With Rivers Potentially Becoming Available

The Los Angeles Lakers have still not hired a head coach and two sources disputed the notion that they are potentially waiting to see if Doc Rivers becomes available with the Donald Sterling situation dragging out. Rivers would not be expected to remain head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers if the sale of the franchise to Steve Ballmer is overturned. The Lakers haven't interviewed...
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Rockets Sign Clint Capela

The Houston Rockets have signed first round pick Clint Capela. The Rockets had considered keeping Capela in Europe this season in hopes of using cap space to sign Chris Bosh. The Rockets will pay the maximum $500,000 to Capela's previous club, France Chalon, to receive his official FIBA letter of clearance. Under the NBA rookie scale, Capela will make $991,000 next season and...
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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.
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Magic Sign 2nd Round Pick Devyn Marble

The Orlando Magic have signed rookie guard Devyn Marble. The draft rights to Marble (56th overall pick), along with Evan Fournier, were acquired from Denver in exchange for Arron Afflalo on June 26. Marble (#11, 6’6”, 200, 9/21/92) played in 136 career games during four years at the University of Iowa, averaging 12.5 ppg., 3.4 rpg., 2.9 apg. and 1.29 stlpg. in 27.6 minpg.
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Celtics Ready To Move On From Kevin Love Trade Talks

The Boston Celtics are ready to all but move on from their pursuit of Kevin Love with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls engaged in talks. Danny Ainge has targeted a trade for Love over the past few months. "The more teams step up and show interest in Love, the further Boston falls in the pack," a source said on Wednesday. "Danny's a smart guy. He knows...
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Bid Book Reveals Severe Overpay For Clippers By Ballmer

Steve Ballmer severely overbid for the Los Angeles Clippers based on the expected 2014 revenues of the franchise. Ballmer's $2 billion bid is 12.1 times the expected 2014 revenues. The book, called "Project Claret" so as not to give away on the cover sheet that these numbers are indeed the financials of the Clippers, reveals that the team is projected to finish the...
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Shannon Brown Released By Knicks

Shannon Brown was released by the New York Knicks on Wednesday. Brown signed with the Knicks late last season and played with the team in Summer League.
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