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Tue Sep 1913:44Lakers land free agent C BogutAndrew BogutCBucksFree Agent
Free agent center Andrew Bogut agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, multiple media outlets reported Monday.The deal is reportedly worth the veteran minimum $2.3 million.Bogut sustained a broken leg during his first game with Cleveland Cavaliers in March, sidelining him for the rest of the season.The 7-foot Bogut began the 2016-17 season with the Dallas Mavericks, averaging 3.0 points and 8.4 rebounds in 26 games, including 21 starts.Bogut was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in a deal that sent Nerlens Noel to Dallas. Bogut then reached a buyout agreement with the 76ers in February, and he signed with Cleveland.However, his time with the Cavaliers lasted just 58 seconds of action, as he collided with the Miami Heat's Okaro White and fractured his left tibia.He decided not to have surgery, and in late June it was reported that Bogut was about three weeks away from resuming basketball workouts.Bogut, 32, was a starter on the Golden State Warriors teams that won the NBA title in 2015 and was the runner-up in 2016.His best season was 2009-10, when he averaged 15.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.5 blocks for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Tue Sep 1904:21C Andrew Bogut, free agent, agreed to one-year deal with Lakers,...Andrew BogutCBucksFree Agent
C Andrew Bogut, a free agent, agreed to a one-year deal with the Lakers, multiple media outlets reported Monday.Bogut sustained a broken leg during his first game with Cavaliers in March, sidelining him for the rest of the season. The 7-foot Bogut began the 2016-17 season with the Mavericks, averaging 3.0 points and 8.4 rebounds in 26 games, including 21 starts. Bogut was traded to the 76ers in a deal that sent Nerlens Noel to Dallas. Bogut then reached a buyout agreement with the 76ers in February, and he signed with Cleveland. However, his time with the Cavaliers lasted just 58 seconds of action, as he collided with the Heat's Okaro White and fractured his left tibia. He decided not to have surgery, and in late June it was reported that Bogut was about three weeks away from resuming basketball workouts.
Sat Sep 1603:59G Jarrett Jack signed one-year deal with New York Knicks, team a...Jarrett JackPGNO HornetsFree Agent
G Jarrett Jack signed a one-year deal with the New York Knicks, the team announced Friday. Jack, who turns 34 next month, is aiming to revive his career after two major injuries to his right knee.
Thu Aug 1021:16F Patrick Patterson underwent arthroscopic surgery on left knee ...Patrick PattersonPFRocketsFree Agent
F Patrick Patterson underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Thursday, the team announced. Patterson, who will be re-evaluated in four to six weeks, is expected to start at power forward for Oklahoma City after agreeing to a three-year, $16.4 million contract in July. The 28-year-old is the second significant offseason addition for Oklahoma City, which picked up Paul George in a trade with the Indiana Pacers. That deal saw another forward, Domantas Sabonis, exit the Thunder for the Pacers. Patterson averaged 6.8 points and 4.5 rebounds in 65 games (eight starts) for the Toronto Raptors last season. He produced 3.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 10 playoff games.
Thu Aug 1015:27Thunder F Patterson undergoes knee surgeryPaul GeorgeSFPacersSchellackers
Patrick PattersonPFRocketsFree Agent
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Patrick Patterson underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Thursday, the team announced.Patterson, who will be re-evaluated in four to six weeks, is expected to start at power forward for Oklahoma City after agreeing to a three-year, $16.4 million contract in July.The 28-year-old is the second significant offseason addition for Oklahoma City, which picked up Paul George in a trade with the Indiana Pacers. That deal saw another forward, Domantas Sabonis, exit the Thunder for the Pacers.Patterson averaged 6.8 points and 4.5 rebounds in 65 games (eight starts) for the Toronto Raptors last season. He produced 3.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 10 playoff games.A first-round pick by the Rockets in 2010 out of Kentucky, Patterson spent 2 1/2 seasons in Houston. He played parts of two seasons with the Sacramento Kings before joining the Raptors in the 2013-14 season.Patterson has appeared in 477 career games, making 73 starts. He has averages of 7.9 points and 4.7 rebounds.
Thu Aug 1003:40F Luke Babbitt signed contract, Atlanta Hawks announced Wednesda...Luke BabbittSFTrailblazersFree Agent
F Luke Babbitt signed a contract, the Atlanta Hawks announced Wednesday. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported he signed a one-year deal. Babbitt played in 68 games, including 55 starts, for the Miami Heat last season. He averaged 4.8 points and 2.1 rebounds in 15.7 minutes, while making 41.4 percent of his 3-point attempts.
Tue Aug 116:43Pacers waive F/C Seraphin after one seasonKevin SeraphinPFWizardsFree Agent
Kevin Seraphin's run in Indiana is over after just one season.Seraphin was officially waived by the Pacers on Tuesday before his $1.9 million salary for next season was set to become fully guaranteed. The Vertical was first to report the move on Monday.The seven-year veteran forward/center averaged 4.7 points and 2.9 rebounds in 49 games with the Pacers last season.Seraphin was drafted with the No. 17 overall pick in 2010 and spent his first five seasons with the Washington Wizards before signing on with the New York Knicks for the 2015-16 season.He joined the Pacers on a multi-year deal before the 2016-17 campaign.Seraphin has career averages of 5.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 423 games. The French Guiana native averaged a career-high 9.1 points with the Wizards during the 2012-13 season.
Thu Jul 2722:48C Marreese Speights, first-round pick in 2008, agreed to one-yea...Marreese SpeightsC76ersFree Agent
C Marreese Speights, a first-round pick in 2008, agreed to a one-year, $2.1 million contract with the Magic, the Orlando Sentinel reported Thursday. Speights declined his $2.1 million player option for the 2017-18 season with the Clippers and became an unrestricted free agent. He played in all 82 games for the Clippers last season and averaged 8.7 points and 4.5 rebounds while shooting 37.2 percent from 3-point range.
Tue Jul 2515:56Warriors finalize signings of Curry, Durant and othersStephen CurryPGWarriorsIavaronis
David WestPFNO HornetsFree Agent
The Golden State Warriors announced they have re-signed free agents Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston, Zaza Pachulia and David West, making official what had been reported over the past several weeks.The Warriors did not disclose details of the agreements, but the terms were reported by various media outlets.Curry agreed to a five-year, $201 million super-max deal shortly after the NBA's free agency period began.Durant agreed to a two-year deal worth approximately $53 million.Iguodala reached agreement on a three-year, $48 million contract, Pachulia agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract, Livingston signed a three-year $24 million deal, and West signed a one-year contract.
Fri Jul 2120:34F Ersan Ilyasova signed contract with Atlanta Hawks on FridayErsan IlyasovaPFBucksFree Agent
F Ersan Ilyasova signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. In 26 games (12 starts) with Atlanta last season, Ilyasova averaged 10.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 24.3 minutes. He also appeared in 53 games with Philadelphia and three contests with Oklahoma City last season, playing in 82 games for the first time in his career.
Fri Jul 2120:17Hawks sign C Dedmon, F IlyasovaDewayne DedmonFree Agent
Ersan IlyasovaPFBucksFree Agent
The Atlanta Hawks made a pair of moves to help their frontcourt Friday by signing center Dewayne Dedmon and re-signing forward Ersan Ilyasova. Terms of the deals were not announced by the team, but Dedmon reportedly signed a two-year, $14 million contract while Ilyasova inked a one-year, $6 million deal.Dedmon is coming of the best season of his career when he average career highs of 5.1 points and 6.5 rebounds in 17.5 minutes in 76 games for the San Antonio Spurs. He shot 62.2 percent, grabbed at least 10 rebounds 13 times and led the Spurs in rebounds and blocked shots 21 times."Dewayne is an improving and athletic big man who can protect the rim and run the floor," Atlanta general manager Travis Schlenk said in a statement released by the team. "He played a valuable role for a very good team last season, and we're pleased to bring him to Atlanta."In 224 career games (78 starts) with Golden State, Philadelphia, Orlando and San Antonio, the 7-footer has averaged 4.3 points and 5.1 reb... [More]
Wed Jul 1921:40G Mario Chalmers signed to contract by Memphis Grizzlies on Wedn...Mario ChalmersPGHeatFree Agent
G Mario Chalmers was signed to a contract by the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, one day after the guard unofficially announced the news over social media. Multiple media outlets reported that Chalmers agreed to a one-year deal. Chalmers, 31, has recovered from a torn right Achilles tendon he sustained in March 2016 while playing for the Grizzlies. The Grizzlies released Chalmers after he was injured, and he missed the entire 2016-17 NBA season.
Wed Jul 1920:20Grizzlies sign G ChalmersMario ChalmersPGHeatFree Agent
The Memphis Grizzlies signed Mario Chalmers to a contract on Wednesday, one day after the guard unofficially announced the news over social media.The team did not divulge terms of the deal for Chalmers, who used Instagram on Tuesday to post a picture of himself in a Grizzlies uniform with a caption that read "GNG... enough said." Grit and grind is the Grizzlies' motto.Multiple media outlets reported that Chalmers agreed to a one-year deal.Chalmers, 31, has recovered from a torn right Achilles tendon he sustained in March 2016 while playing for the Grizzlies.The Grizzlies released Chalmers after he was injured, and he missed the entire 2016-17 NBA season.Chalmers developed a relationship with Grizzlies coach David Fizdale when Chalmers played for the Miami Heat and Fizdale was a Heat assistant.The Grizzlies acquired Chalmers from the Heat in a trade that sent Beno Udrih to Miami early in the 2015-16 season.Chalmers averaged 10.8 points, 3.8 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 55 games with the Grizzlies in 2015-16.Chalmers is likely to be a backup at both guard positions.
Mon Jul 1721:49F Jonas Jerebko signed multi-year contract with Utah Jazz on Mon...Jonas JerebkoPFPistonsFree Agent
F Jonas Jerebko signed a multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz on Monday. The Jazz did not announce the teams of the deal, but Jerebko reportedly is getting $8.2 million over two years, according to published reports. The 6-foot-10 native of Sweden appeared in 78 games for the Boston Celtics last season and averaged 3.8 points, 3.5 rebounds in 15.8 minutes.
Fri Jul 1401:16F DeMarre Carroll and 2018 first- and second-round draft picks w...DeMarre CarrollPFRocketsFree Agent
F DeMarre Carroll and 2018 first- and second-round draft picks were acquired by the Brooklyn Nets for C Justin Hamilton. The trade makes official what had been reported last Saturday. The Raptors plan to waive the 7-foot, 255-pound Hamilton after acquiring him in a salary move, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported. Carroll was a disappointment last season when he averaged 8.9 points and shot 40 percent from the field.
Thu Jul 1301:18G/F Thabo Sefolosha agreed to two-year deal with Utah JazzThabo SefoloshaSGThunderFree Agent
G/F Thabo Sefolosha agreed to two-year deal with Utah Jazz, according to multiple reports Wednesday. The deal is worth a reported $10.5 million for the 33-year-old Sefolosha, who spent the past three seasons with the Atlanta Hawks.The 6-foot-7 veteran averaged 7.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.5 steals in 62 regular-season games (42 starts) in 2016-17. He played just eight minutes in a six-game opening-round series playoff loss against the Washington Wizards.Sefolosha had previous stops with the Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder before signing with Atlanta in 2014. He owns career averages of 5.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 740 games (467 starts).Sefolosha suffered a fractured fibula and ligament damage in his right leg when police officers arrested him outside a Manhattan nightclub in April 2015. He sued the New York Police Department, claiming false arrest, excessive force, malicious prosecution and false imprisonment. The suit was settled in April for $4 million.
Thu Jul 1301:18G Kyle Korver re-signed with Cavaliers, making official what had...Kyle KorverSGBullsFree Agent
G Kyle Korver re-signed with the Cavaliers, making official what had been reported earlier.ESPN.com reported the Cavs came to terms with Korver on a three-year, $22 million contract.The 36-year-old Korver joined the Cavaliers after a trade with the Atlanta Hawks during the middle of last season but never gave the team the offensive boost off the bench it sought, particularly in the postseason.In 35 regular-season games, Korver averaged 10.7 points and shot 49 percent on 3-pointers. In the playoffs, those numbers fell off to 5.8 points per game and 39 percent from 3-point range.Signing Korver will add to the Cavaliers' luxury tax bill. According to ESPN.com, the third year of Korver's contract is only partially guaranteed per the new collective bargaining rules.
Thu Jul 1301:18F Omri Casspi signed by Warriors, team announced on Wednesday.Te...Omri CasspiSFKingsFree Agent
F Omri Casspi was signed by the Warriors, the team announced on Wednesday.Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the club for Casspi, who split last season with the New Orleans Pelicans and Minnesota Timberwolves. He averaged 5.2 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 36 games with New Orleans and Minnesota.Casspi has averaged 8.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 499 career contests over eight seasons with the Sacramento Kings, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Pelicans and Timberwolves.The 29-year-old Casspi played professionally in his native Israel for four seasons prior to becoming the first Israeli-born player to appear in an NBA game.
Wed Jul 1220:01Sefolosha agrees to two-year deal with JazzThabo SefoloshaSGThunderFree Agent
The Utah Jazz agreed to a two-year deal with free agent swingman Thabo Sefolosha, according to multiple reports Wednesday. The deal is worth a reported $10.5 million for the 33-year-old Sefolosha, who spent the past three seasons with the Atlanta Hawks.The 6-foot-7 veteran averaged 7.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.5 steals in 62 regular-season games (42 starts) in 2016-17. He played just eight minutes in a six-game opening-round series playoff loss against the Washington Wizards.Sefolosha had previous stops with the Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder before signing with Atlanta in 2014. He owns career averages of 5.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 740 games (467 starts).Sefolosha suffered a fractured fibula and ligament damage in his right leg when police officers arrested him outside a Manhattan nightclub in April 2015. He sued the New York Police Department, claiming false arrest, excessive force, malicious prosecution and false imprisonment. The suit was settled in April for $4 million.
Tue Jul 1101:56G C.J. Watson waived by Orlando Magic, team announced on MondayC.J. WatsonPGBullsFree Agent
G C.J. Watson was waived by the Orlando Magic, the team announced on Monday. The Magic had to decide whether to guarantee his $5 million salary for the final season of his contract, or pay him $1 million to buy out the final year. The 6-foot-2 Watson appeared in 62 games, including nine starts, for the Magic last season. He averaged 4.5 points, 1.8 assists and 16.3 minutes per game.
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