The Los Angeles Lakers have waived Jabari Brown and Roscoe Smith.
Brown scored five points in 22 minutes across four preseason games.
Smith averaged 3.1 points and 3.1 rebounds in seven preseason games while shooting 45 percent from the field.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters. Waiters owns career averages of 15.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 29.2 minutes per game in 131 games (72 starts) in his two seasons with the Cavaliers.
The Sacramento Kings waived guard Trey Johnson on Saturday, the team announced.
The Kings roster now stands at 14 players.
Johnson, a 6-5 guard, appeared in four exhibition games for Sacramento, totaling eight points (2-3 FG, 0-1 3pt, 4-4 FT), two rebounds and one assist in 12 minutes off the bench.
The Dallas Mavericks announced Saturday that they have waived Bernard James, Ivan Johnson and Doron Lamb.
The Mavericks' roster stands at 15, with Charlie Villanueva making the regular season roster out of training camp.
The Phoenix Suns have waived center Earl Barron. A seven-year NBA veteran, Barron signed with the Suns on Sept. 26. In six preseason appearances, Barron averaged 3.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in 13.7 minutes. The Suns' roster now stands at 15 players.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived guard Brady Heslip.
The Wolves roster now stands at 16 players.
Heslip, 24, appeared in four preseason games for the Wolves, tallying five points, two steals and one rebound in nine minutes of play. The 6-2 guard saw action in five games (two starts) for the Wolves entry in 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, shooting 61.1% from the field and...
The New York Knicks have waived guard Langston Galloway and center Jordan Vandenberg. Galloway, 6-2, 200-pounds, was signed on Sep. 9 and averaged 3.0 points and 1.0 assists over 6.1 minutes in three preseason games. Vandenberg, 7-1, 245-pounds, signed as a free agent on Oct. 23 and did not appear in a preseason game.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived forward Shane Edwards.
The Cavs roster now stands at 15. Edwards appeared in six preseason games for the Cavs, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game.
The San Antonio Spurs have waived JaMychal Green, Fuquan Edwin and Robert Vaden.
Edwin and Vaden were just signed on Friday, but did not participate in the Spurs’ preseason finale against the Houston Rockets.
The Spurs' roster now stands at 15 heading into the regular season.
Justin Holiday has earned the final roster spot for the Golden State Warriors.
Holiday last played in the NBA two seasons ago with the Philadelphia 76ers and was in Hungary last season.
Holiday was a standout for the Warriors' Summer League team this offseason.
The Portland Trail Blazers have waived Diante Garrett and Darius Morris.
Both players were expected to be waived and were on non-guaranteed contracts.
The Brooklyn Nets have waived Casper Ware.
Ware was acquired in this week's trade with the Philadelphia 76ers and was on a non-guaranteed contract.
The Toronto Raptors have waived Will Cherry and Jordan Hamilton.
Cherry played in five contests, averaging 3.4 points, 1.6 assists and 13.9 minutes.
Hamilton averaged 9.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 18.3 minutes in six outings.
The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt.
The Warriors roster now stands at 15 players.
Former NBA All-Star Kenyon Martin met with the Rockets in Houston on Friday, primarily to discuss a possible coaching staff role, league sources told RealGM.A free agent after spending the past two seasons with the New York Knicks, Martin also participated in basketball activities on Friday, giving some Rockets players the impression that he still intended to play this season, sources...
The Houston Rockets have claimed forward Earl Clark off waivers.
Clark (6-10, 234, Louisville), a sixth year forward appeared in 54 games during the 2013-14 season with Cleveland (45 games) and New York (nine games) averaging 4.8 points and 2.6 rebounds in 14.2 minutes.
Clark was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies during this training camp.
The New Orleans Pelicans will not exercise the fourth-year player option on Austin Rivers, according to sources.
Rivers was the 10th overall pick to the Pelicans in the 2012 NBA Draft.
After entering Oklahoma City training camp on a non-guaranteed contract, Lance Thomas has been informed he will make the Thunder’s regular season, 15-man roster, league sources told RealGM on Friday.To finalize the roster into the regular season, the Thunder waived training camp invites Michael Jenkins, Talib Zanna and Richard Solomon.Thomas, an active 6-foot-8 forward, averaged...
Ivan Rabb has narrowed his list of schools to Arizona, California, Kansas, Kentucky and UCLA.
Rabb is one of the top recruits in the class of 2015 and attends Bishop O'Dowd in Oakland.
he Brooklyn Nets have traded guard Marquis Teague along with the 2019 second round draft pick, which was obtained from Milwaukee this past June, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for guard Casper Ware.
Ware appeared in nine games for Philadelphia last season, where he averaged 5.3 points and 1.1 assists in 12.9 minutes per game.
Teague appeared in 40 games for the Bulls and the...
The Charlotte Hornets have waived guard Justin Cobbs, forward Dallas Lauderdale and center Brian Qvale.
The Hornets roster currently stands at 15 players.
Cobbs saw action in two preseason games, averaging 1.0 point and 1.0 rebound in 4.5 minutes. Lauderdale and Qvale each appeared in one preseason game, seeing 3:13 worth of action.
The New York Knicks have waived center Didier Mbenga and forward Orlando Sanchez. Mbenga, 7-0, 250-pounds, signed with New York on Oct. 8. He appeared in one preseason game, scoring two points over five minutes. Sanchez, 6-9, 220-pounds, appeared in one preseason game after signing as a free agent on Sep. 17.
In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks about the New Orleans Pelicans with Mason Ginsberg of BourbonStreetShots.com (@MasonGinsberg).
The two discuss how Anthony Davis' rise to prominence puts the Pelicans in a unique negotiating position with high-level free agents, defining success for this season and the exciting possibility of Monty Williams playing Davis...
The Brooklyn Nets have exercised the third-year contract options on forward/center Mason Plumlee and guard/forward Sergey Karasev. Both players will remain under contract through at least the 2015-16 season.
Selected out of Duke in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft (22nd overall), Plumlee was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team following his first season with Brooklyn. In...
Victor Oladipo will be out indefinitely after suffering a facial fracture in practice Thursday. Oladipo, who was evaluated Thursday afternoon, will undergo a corrective surgical procedure on Saturday. He was injured after taking an inadvertent elbow during a practice drill. Oladipo (6’4”, 210, 5/4/92) has not played during the preseason due to a sprained MCL in his left knee.