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Heat Hire Keith Smart, Chris Quinn For Coaching Staff

The Miami Heat have hired Keith Smart as assistant coach and Chris Quinn as assistant coach/player development. Additionally, the Heat also named David Fizdale to assistant head coach and Juwan Howard to assistant coach.
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Kings Agree Upon One-Year Guaranteed Deal With Ryan Hollins

Ryan Hollins and the Sacramento Kings have agreed upon a one-year, fully guaranteed deal, according to a source. Hollins, who will turn 30 in October, most recently played for the Los Angeles Clippers. Hollins has played 435 career games since coming into the NBA out of UCLA in 2006.
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J.J. Hickson Suspended Five Games For Drug Violation

J.J. Hickson has been suspended for five games by the NBA for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy. Hickson signed with the Denver Nuggets in the 2013 offseason.
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Rockets Officially Acquire Terry For Gee, Hopson

The Houston Rockets have acquired Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings. The Rockets will also acquire Sacramento’s 2015 2nd round pick if it falls between 31 and 49, and New York’s 2016 unprotected 2nd round pick. In exchange, the Rockets will send forward Alonzo Gee and guard Scotty Hopson to the Kings. Terry spent the beginning of last season with the Brooklyn Nets before...
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J.J. Hickson Suspended Five Games By NBA For Violating Anti-Drug Program

J.J. Hickson has been suspended without pay for five games due to violating terms of the NBA's anti-drug program, the league announced on Wednesday. Hickson's suspension begins with the first game of the regular season.
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Knicks Sign Orlando Sanchez

The New York Knicks have signed Orlando Sanchez to a camp deal. Sanchez played collegiately at St. John's.
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RealGM Radio: On The Pacific Division With Winter And Partnow

In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) goes in-depth on the Pacific Division with Jack Winter of Dime Magazine (@ArmstrongWinter) and Seth Partnow of Hoop365, Clipperblog, and the Hardwood Paroxysm Basketball Network (@SethPartnow). The three review the summer moves for all five teams including the ownership change for the Los Angeles Clippers and new coaches for the...
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Gustavo Ayon Receives Formal Offer From Spurs

Gustavo Ayon has received a formal offer from the San Antonio Spurs, sources tell RealGM. Shandong of the Chinese Basketball Association has also presented a formal offer to Ayon, sources confirm to RealGM. Ayon has previously received offers in Europe, though the language of the contract concerning an NBA out held up an agreement being reached. Ayon is now deciding between three...
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Michael Beasley Working Out For Spurs

Michael Beasley is working out for the San Antonio Spurs this week. Beasley had workouts for several teams this offseason, including two with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he remains a free agent. Beasley spent last season with the Miami Heat. The Spurs have an open roster spot as they continue to be unable to sign restricted free agent Aron Baynes.
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Brandon Jennings Adds 25 Pounds Of Muscle

Brandon Jennings has gained approximately 25 extra pounds of muscle in the offseason. “I’m about 185, 190 on my good days,” said Jennings, noticeably thicker but still wiry. Jennings expects the added weight to help on defense, as well as absorbing contact when driving to the basket. Jennings also said Stan Van Gundy reminds him of Scott Skiles, who was his first coach with...
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Spurs More Active In Development Of Unsigned Draft Rights Players

The San Antonio Spurs are taking a more active involvement in the development of unsigned players whom they own the draft rights for in the NBA. The Spurs have sent an assistant to work with Livio Jean-Charles. "David was sent by the Spurs, and he will be present throughout the year," said Jean-Charles in an interview with BeBasket. "He is here to witness but also...
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Hamady N'Diaye Signs Camp Deal With Nets

Hamady N'Diaye has agreed to a camp contract with the Brooklyn Nets. N'Diaye will compete for the third center spot on the Nets' roster this season. N'Diaye played collegiately at Rutgers.
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Dominique Wilkins Interested In Buying Hawks

Dominique Wilkins has an interest in purchasing the Atlanta Hawks. Wilkins declined to say whether he was one of the six current prospective buyers. It was released in a briefing on Tuesday that Wilkins will get a statue outside Philips Arena on March 6, 2015.
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Glenn Robinson III Agrees To Guaranteed Deal With Wolves

Glenn Robinson III has reached agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a guaranteed contract. The Wolves had to deal with a long process to sign Robinson due to the upheaval of their roster this summer. Robinson flew to Minneapolis to sign an agreement on Monday and planned to begin preparations with the Wolves for the start of training camp later this month. Robinson dropped...
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Micheal Eric To Sign Deal With Bucks

Free agent center-forward Micheal Eric has agreed to a minimum salary deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources told RealGM.Eric, a 6-foot-10 big man who went undrafted in 2012 out of Temple University, has previously signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and will go to training camp with the Bucks.In his senior season at Temple, Eric averaged nine points, nearly nine...
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E'Twaun Moore Signs Two-Year Deal With Bulls

Free agent guard E’Twaun Moore has signed a partially guaranteed two-year deal with the Chicago Bulls, a league source told RealGM.The first season of Moore’s new contract will be 50 percent guaranteed, with a date in next July to determine his guarantee for the 2015-16 season, a source said.After spending two consecutive seasons with the Orlando Magic, Moore became an unrestricted...
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NBA Could Apply Future TV Money To 15-16 Cap

Teams are speculating that the league might apply future TV money to the 2015-16 cap, nudging it up above the current projection of $66.5 million. The league has told teams in the last two weeks to hold their 2015-16 cap projections steady, but there is a roiling anxiousness that this may change soon. Teams are projecting that the cap could increase as high as $80 million for the...
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Emmanuel Mudiay Signs Endorsement Deal With Under Armour

Under Armour Basketball has signed Emmanuel Mudiay to an endorsement deal. Mudiay is set to travel to China this month to begin preparing for his debut professional season in the Chinese Basketball Association. Many draft experts project Mudiay to be a top five NBA Draft pick in 2015 because of his combination of size, speed and natural feel for the game. "With Emmanuel joining...
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Kings To Retire Peja Stojakovic's No. 16

The Sacramento Kings will retire the No. 16 jersey of Peja Stojakovic on Dec. 16, when the Kings host the Oklahoma City Thunder. In his eight seasons with the Kings, Stojakovic played more games for the Kings than any player during the Sacramento and had an immeasurable impact on the community both on and off the court. Stojakovic was a three-time NBA All-Star and NBA Champion ...
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Joe Ingles Signs One-Year Deal With Clippers

Joe Ingles has signed a guaranteed minimum one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. Ingles drew interest from the NBA with his play in the 2012 Olympics and also had some big games in the World Cup this year. The wing was most recently with Maccabi Tel Aviv and previously played for Barcelona.
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JaKarr Sampson Signs Camp Deal With 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed JaKarr Sampson to a partially guaranteed camp deal. A 6-foot-8 forward, Sampson was the 2013 Big East Rookie of the Year. He played two seasons at St. John’s and this past season averaged 12.8 points and 6.1 rebounds. Sampson went undrafted in 2014 and played for the 76ers in Summer League.
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Morris Twins Told Teams Before 2011 Draft They'd Accept Less Money To Stay Together

Markieff Morris came into the NBA with the Phoenix Suns after being selected 13th overall in 2011, while Marcus Morris went to the Houston Rockets at 14th. Marcus Morris was traded to the Suns in February of 2013. The twin brothers are now eligible for contract extensions. Sources say they told teams before the 2011 NBA Draft that they would take less money to stay together.
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Thompson 'Super Excited' Warriors Didn't Trade Him For Love

Klay Thompson was involved in trade speculation with the Minnesota Timberwovles and Kevin Love, but preferred to stay with the Golden State Warriors. "I'm super excited to be back," Thompson said. "I love the Bay Area. I love the Warriors, the fans. I just love our team. "I wasn't really pissed. I was more just worried about being traded, just because...
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Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015, Seeks Max Deal

Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Faliure to reach a deal would lead to Thompson becoming a restricted free agent in 2015, a scenario he and his agent prefer to avoid. Bill Duffy is widely known to be demanding a maximum deal for Thompson and sees the shooting guard as the best two-guard in the NBA. "I don't...
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Deron Williams: Haven't Spoken To Jason Kidd Since He Left Nets

Deron Williams said Monday that he has not spoken to Jason Kidd since Kidd left the Brooklyn Nets to coach the Milwaukee Bucks in July. Williams and Kidd had a close relationship at one point. Kidd spent one season as Nets' coach.
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