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James Harden Receives $200M Offer From Adidas

James Harden has received an endorsement offer from Adidas worth $200 million over 13 years. Nike's deal with Harden has expired and he has until the end of the week to match the offer. Nike was under similar circumstances with Durant in 2014 when Under Armour made a hard push to sign Durant after his Nike contract expired.
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Ray Allen Hasn't Decided To Retire

Ray Allen remains officially unretired despite just turning 40 and not playing in the NBA last season. "I haven't said anything about that and I won't officially retire," Allen said Saturday during a break in his basketball camp for kids at East Granby High. "Because if something came to the table, contractually and situational-ly, I want to be able to take a strong look at it. I...
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Gersson Rosas Hired By USA Basketball

Gersson Rosas has been named International Player Personnel Scout for USA Basketball. Rosas has been VP of basketball operations for the Houston Rockets.
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Jordan McRae To Sign Camp Deal With 76ers

Jordan McRae will sign with the Philadelphia 76ers on a training camp deal. McRae joined the Delaware 87ers of the D-League in March. McRae previously played in Australia with the Melbourne United.
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Joe Alexander Rejects Celtics' Camp Offer, Signs With Sassari

Joe Alexander turned down a camp deal with the Boston Celtics and has signed with Sassari of the Italian league. Alexander played for Maccabi Tel Aviv last season. Alexander most recently played in the United States in the D-League with the Santa Cruz Warriors.
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Clippers Waive Jordan Hamilton

The Los Angeles Clippers have waived forward Jordan Hamilton. Hamilton appeared in 14 games with the Clippers last season, making two starts and averaging 2.7 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 8.7 minutes. The Los Angeles native originally signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Feb. 24, 2015. He has appeared in 140 career regular season games with Denver, Houston and the Clippers.
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Nuggets To Waive Kostas Papanikolaou

The Denver Nuggets will waive Kostas Papanikolaou. Papanikolaou's deal worth $4.7 million is non-guaranteed. Papanikolaou was acquired from the Houston Rockets in the Ty Lawson trade.
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Derrick Rose Considering Skipping Team USA Minicamp

Derrick Rose is still undecided about attending Team USA's minicamp, according to league sources. Rose has indicated in the past that he would like to play for Team USA in the Olympics. Rose is weighing the potential benefits of taking more time off before the start of training camp. Rose helped the United States win the World Championship in 2010 and 2014. Gar Forman and Tom Thibodeau...
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Blazers Pick Up 15-16 Option On Allen Crabbe

The Portland Trail Blazers have picked up their 15-16 option on Allen Crabbe. The team had until Saturday to decide on Crabbe’s contract status. The 23-year-old is expected to make more than $900,000 next season. "It's always good to know that your [contract] is going to be guaranteed so it just makes you focus on continuing to work hard for the rest of the summer and get prepared...
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Pacers To Purchase D-League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants

The Indiana Pacers are expected to purchase the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League. The Mad Ants have been the D-League's lone independent affiliate. There would be a remaining 11 teams without a D-League franchise.
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Hawks Hire Michael Blackstone, John Treloar To Front Office

The Atlanta Hawks have hired Michael Blackstone as assistant general manager and John Treloar as director of player personnel. Jeff Peterson has also been promoted to director of scouting, according to a person familiar with the situation. Blackstone previously served as the executive director of basketball operations for the Cavaliers. He most recently worked at SNI (Shapiro Negotiation...
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Marcus Denmon Signs With Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi

Marcus Denmon will play in Turkey next season, with the professional team Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi. Denmon was a 2012 second round pick by the San Antonio Spurs. Last season, Denmon played with the Italian club Enel Brindisi, where he averaged 14.4 points, 2.0 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 34 games in the Italian League. Denmon recently played with the Spurs’ Summer League...
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Dwight Howard, Chris Paul Plan To Attend Team USA Minicamp

Dwight Howard and Chris Paul are planning to attend Team USA's upcoming minicamp in Las Vegas, according to sources. Howard was Team USA's starting center on the 2008 gold medal team.
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NBPA To File Grievance Against Kings For Voiding Mbah a Moute's Contract

The NBPA is filing a grievance against the Sacramento Kings, challenging the legitimacy of the franchise’s voiding of free-agent forward Luc Mbah a Moute’s contract over an alleged failed medical physical, according to sources. The NBPA is planning to file the grievance to the NBA early next week. Mbah a Moute has been meeting with NBPA executive director Michele Roberts in Johannesburg...
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Toney Douglas Waived By Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived Toney Douglas. Douglas, 6-2, 185, appeared in 12 games for New Orleans during the 2014-15 season, averaging 4.3 points and 2.0 assists in 14.8 minutes per game. Originally signed by the Pelicans on February 4, Douglas was waived on February 19 before subsequently re-signing with the team for the remainder of the season on March 24. Drafted 29th...
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Popovich Expects 'Same Boring Game' From Duncan

Gregg Popovich expects Tim Duncan to have the "same boring game" next season. “He’s going to come to the game, he’s going to score ‘x’ number of points and ‘x’ number of rebounds," said Popovich. "He’s going to lead, he’s going to tell me what to do during the game and then we’re going to go home. It’s going to be the same routine as usual.” Duncan is entering...
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Jordan Hill Arrested On Reckless Driving Charge

Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 MPH in a 65 MPH zone. According to the police report, Hill was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. A police officer from Alpharetta, Georgia, wrote that Hill explained he was “in a hurry.” Hill signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Pacers on July...
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Warriors Acquire Jason Thompson From 76ers For Gerald Wallace

The Golden State Warriors have acquired Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for cash and draft considerations. The 76ers acquired Thompson in a trade with the Sacramento Kings this offseason. Wallace was acquired by the Warriors in their trade with the Boston Celtics for David Lee.
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J.P. Tokoto Plans To Sign Camp Deal With 76ers

J.P. Tokoto plans to sign a training camp deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, a league source tells RealGM. Tokoto and the 76ers are discussing terms, and the athletic forward has made clear he has no intention of signing overseas or in the D-League. Tokoto was the 58th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft by the 76ers out of North Carolina.
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Sasha Vujacic Signing One-Year Deal With Knicks

Free agent guard Sasha Vujacic has reached agreement on a $1.35 million veteran-minimum contract with the New York Knicks, league sources told RealGM. Vujacic's one-year deal was completed Friday. Vujacic has played over six of his eight NBA seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers and was part of the 2009 and 2010 championship teams under Phil Jackson. The 6-foot-7 guard...
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Brendan Haywood Waived By Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Brendan Haywood. Portland acquired Haywood, guard Mike Miller and two future second round draft picks from the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 27 in exchange for cash considerations. Haywood's contract was non-guaranteed.
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Mike Scott Charged With Drug Possession

Mike Scott was arrested on Thursday after he was a passenger in a car in a high speed chase. Police say they tried to pull over a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe for a routine traffic stop but the truck drove off reaching speeds up to 98 miles per hour. The car was stopped after a two-mile chase and they found more than an ounce of weed and 10 grams of MDMA. The driver was charged with fleeing...
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Wesley Matthews 'Felt Disrespected' By Lack Of Interest From Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers never made an offer to Wesley Matthews in free agency. Matthews signed with the Blazers in 2010 and became one of the NBA's best two-way shooting guards. But Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in March. "I was pissed off," Matthews said. "I felt disrespected." The only change the Blazers would pursue re-signing Matthews was if LaMarcus Aldridge...
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Josh Huestis Signs Four-Year Rookie Deal With Thunder

Josh Huestis, the 29th overall selection in the 2014 NBA draft, has signed a four-year, rookie scale contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told RealGM. Huestis became the first domestic draft-and-stash a year ago out of Stanford University, agreeing to be the Thunder selection and placed into their D-League affiliate for one season. Huestis was in Oklahoma City...
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Kings To Hire Nancy Lieberman As Assistant Coach

The Sacramento Kings are expected to hire Nancy Lieberman as an assistant coach. Vlade Divac will formally offer the job to Lieberman next week and she plans to accept it. Lieberman is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and coached previously in the D-League.
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