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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Grizzlies have waived center Marc Gasol days after acquiring his rights in a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers.The Grizzlies announced the move on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).They acquired Gasol from the Lakers along with a ...
3 days ago
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DENVER - Forward Aaron Gordon and the Denver Nuggets have agreed on a four-year, $92 million contract extension.His agent, Calvin Andrews, confirmed the contract to The Associated Press on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time). The deal contains a player option for Gordon ...
4 days ago
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RAJON Rondo is reportedly set to rejoin the Los Angeles Lakers after being waived by the Memphis Grizzlies.A key member of the 2020 Lakers NBA champion squad, Rondo was sent by the Los Angeles Clippers to the Memphis Grizzlies as part ...
Aug 29, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo has re-signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.Antetokounmpo, an older brother of Bucks forward and two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, has played for Milwaukee each of the last two seasons. The 6-foot-6 forward played 57 games ...
Aug 14, 2021
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CLEVELAND - The Cavaliers extended a qualifying offer Friday to center Jarrett Allen, making him a restricted free agent.The team had until Aug. 1 to make the offer to Allen, a 23-year-old acquired last season in a trade from Brooklyn ...
Jul 24, 2021
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INDIANAPOLIS - Now that the Indiana Pacers' long, injury-riddled season is over, the hard part begins.President of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard is embarking on yet another offseason filled with questions, the first being whether to keep coach Nate Bjorkgren.Pritchard ...
May 22, 2021
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DETROIT - Troy Weaver's first season as Detroit's general manager ended with the Pistons holding the second-worst record in the league.Finally, though, it felt like the future looks a little brighter for this franchise."Obviously, the optimism ...
May 18, 2021
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CLEVELAND - The Cavaliers have considered re-signing former center Anderson Varejao for the remainder of the season, a person familiar with the team's thinking told the Associated Press on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Cleveland doesn't currently have a ...
May 1, 2021
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DENVER - The Denver Nuggets bolstered their injury-depleted backcourt by signing veteran guard Austin Rivers to a 10-day contract on Tuesday.Rivers is expected to be available when the Nuggets visit Portland on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).He brings size ...
Apr 21, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers are signing guard Ben McLemore for the rest of the season, a person with knowledge of the decision said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because ...
Apr 7, 2021
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BOSTON Celtics coach Brad Stevens is pleased to see Isaiah Thomas get another shot in the NBA.The former All-Star guard is reportedly joining the New Orleans Pelicans on a 10-day deal, and Stevens, who coached Thomas for several seasons, ...
Apr 3, 2021
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SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs have signed center Gorgui Dieng, adding a nine-year veteran to the front line following the departure of LaMarcus Aldridge.The 6-10 Dieng was waived by Memphis last week after averaging 7.9 points, 4. ...
Mar 30, 2021
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CLEVELAND - Center Andre Drummond is now a free agent and can sign with a contending team after reaching a buyout with the Cavaliers.Drummond, who hasn't played since mid-February, began negotiating terms of the buyout with the Cavs on ...
Mar 27, 2021
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DALLAS - LaMarcus Aldridge has played his final game for the San Antonio Spurs, with coach Gregg Popovich announcing on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) that the team and the seven-time All-Star have mutually agreed to seek opportunities for him elsewhere. ...
Mar 11, 2021
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DETROIT - Blake Griffin's time in Detroit is over, another significant step in a rebuilding process that has the Pistons at the bottom of the Eastern Conference.The veteran forward and the Pistons agreed to a contract buyout."I thank the ...
Mar 6, 2021
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HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets have released DeMarcus Cousins after just 25 games.Cousins was waived this week after signing a $2.3 million contract with Houston in the offseason. He returned to the court this season after missing all of last season ...
Feb 25, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Backup guard Quinn Cook has been waived by the Los Angeles Lakers.The defending NBA champions announced the move Wednesday, shortly before Cook's contract would have been guaranteed.Cook averaged 2.1 points while appearing in 16 games ...
Feb 25, 2021
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PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns have waived reserve center Damian Jones.The 25-year-old Jones appeared in 14 games this season, averaging 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds per game. He was never able to consistently break into the playing rotation, ...
Feb 24, 2021
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - NBA veterans Isaiah Thomas and Joe Johnson are on USA Basketball's roster for the final round of AmeriCup qualifying next month.The Americans have already clinched an AmeriCup berth but still have two more games to play, ...
Jan 30, 2021
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PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Trail Blazers have re-signed 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony.It was one of several anticipated moves that Portland formally announced on Sunday (Monday, Manila time). The Blazers also re-signed forward Rodney Hood, who was injured ...
Nov 23, 2020
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WASHINGTON - Washington Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard said coach Scott Brooks will be back in 2020-21, the last season in his five-year contract."He's a decorated coach. He's been in the league a long time as ...
Aug 20, 2020
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