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Orlando Magic Shutdown Dwight Howard Trade Talks

The Magic have suspended Dwight Howard trade talks as they search for their next head coach, according to sources.   Orlando had been engaged in trade talks with the Nets, Lakers and Rockets on a trade involving Howard.   Rob Hennigan informed Howard that the Magic attempted to make a...

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Warriors Acquire Jarrett Jack In 3-Team Deal Involving Dorell Wright

According to a tweet from ESPN’s Marc Stein, The Warriors have landed Jarett Jack in a three-team trade involving the New Orleans Hornets and Philadelphia 76ers.   Dorell Wright will join the Philadelphia 76ers, while the Hornets free up more cap space and acquire the draft rights to Edin Bavcic.  ...

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Utah Jazz Re-Sign Jeremy Evans

Jeremy Evans has agreed to terms with the Jazz on a three-year, $5.5MM deal, reports David Aldridge of NBA.com (on Twitter). The forward was a restricted free agent but decided to remain with Utah after spending the first two seasons of his career in Salt Lake City. Evans, 24, averaged 2.1 PPG...

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Grizzlies Sign Jerryd Bayless

Jerryd Bayless and the Grizzlies have agreed on a contract.   Bayless became an unrestricted free agent after the Raptors rescinded their qualifying offer.   Bayless will replace O.J. Mayo, who the Grizzlies decided not to pursue retaining.   (Via Marc Stein/ESPN)  

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Nicolas Batum: “My first choice was, and is, Minnesota”

Nicolas Batum admitted his preference is to leave Portland for the Timberwolve   “I’m a restricted free agent,” Batum said. “I know the situation. Anywhere I sign, the Blazers are going to match. But my first choice was, and is, Minnesota. That’s where I want to play and that’s where...

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Nets Sign Veteran Guard Jerry Stackhouse

The Brooklyn Nets reached a verbal commitment with veteran guard Jerry Stackhouse on a one-year deal worth $1.3 million, sources close to the process told ESPN.com’s Chad Ford.   The 17-year veteran played last season with the Atlanta Hawks, averaging 3.6 points in 30 games.   Stackhouse spent the past season as a veteran presence...

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Nets Offer Brook Lopez Max Contract

The Nets have offered Brook Lopez a fully guaranteed maximum deal of $58 million.   Brooklyn and Lopez are discussing the fifth years.   The Nets have made this offer to prevent Lopez from seeking an offer sheet with a rival team as they are keeping hope of trading for...

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Philadelphia Acquires Dorell Wright From Golden State

The Golden State Warriors and the Philadelphia 76er have reportedly come to a trade that will send Dorell Wright to Philadelphia for a future draft pick according to multiple sources.   The Golden State Warriors have traded Dorell Wright mainly to stay under the luxury tax, which free’s up $4 million...

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Atlanta Hawks Sign Free Agent Lou Williams

According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, The Atlanta Hawks and free agent Guard Lou Williams have come to a multi year contract. Details of the contract have not yet been disclosed but the reported contract has been confirmed to ESPN. Lou Williams, the 7 year veteran will be coming home...

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Rashard Lewis Heading to South Beach

The Miami Heat are on the verge of signing veteran sharp shooter Rashard Lewis according to multiple sources. The reported deal offered to Lewis is the veteran minimum of 1.35 million, tweets Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports South Florida: “People I’ve talked to today believe it’s very likely Rashard Lewis...

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Kings Sign Lottery Pick Robinson

According to Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld.com, The Sacramento Kings have officially announced yesterday that they have negotiated a contract with the 5th pick in the 2012 NBA draft, Thomas Robinson. The contract details were not disclosed but the reported cash that Robinson will receive will be approximately $2.8 million in his first year,...

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Ronnie Brewer to become an unrestricted free agent

According to John Hollinger of ESPN, the Chicago Bulls have now informed Ronnie Brewer that his $4.37 million option won’t be picked up for the 2012-2013 season and will make him an unrestricted free agent. The six year veteran out of Arkansas meant a tremendous part to coach Tibb’s defense....

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Grant Hill Won’t Retire; Considering Lakers, Thunder & Heat

Free agent forward Grant Hill is still considering at least two other teams–the two teams in last month’s Finals, Miami and Oklahoma City–as well as the Lakers as he decides where he’s going to play next season, according to a source with knowledge of the 39-year-old forward’s thinking.   Reports Tuesday indicated...

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Andray Blatche Could Be Amnestied Soon

The Wizards are giving “renewed consideration” to using their amnesty provision on Andray Blatche.   Blatche is owed $23 million by Washington.   The Wizards want to move on from Blatche and have been unsuccessful in their attempts to trade him.   (Via Marc Stein/ESPN & RealGM)