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Knicks Waive Langston Galloway, Jordan Vandenberg

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Cavs Waive Shane Edwards

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Spurs Waive JaMychal Green, Edwin, Vaden

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.

Via Paul Garcia/Project Spurs

Justin Holiday Earns Warriors' Final Roster Spot

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.

Via Diamond Leung/Mercury News

Blazers Waive Diante Garrett, Darius Morris

The Portland Trail Blazers have waived Diante Garrett and Darius Morris.

Both players were expected to be waived and were on non-guaranteed contracts.

Nets Waive Casper Ware

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Raptors Waive Will Cherry, Jordan Hamilton

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Kenyon Martin Meets With Rockets

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 said.

Nevertheless, the Rockets have discussed a coaching position with players -- a development-type role.
 
Houston has a legitimate roster crunch, but has worked out free agents throughout the past several seasons as an exercise to test players' ability.

Martin, 36, averaged 19.8 minutes, 4.3 points and 4.2 rebounds in 32 games last season. The 6-foot-9 forward has averaged 12.5 points and 8.9 rebounds in a 14-year career, in which he became a decorated finisher with the Nets.
Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Knicks Waive Didier Mbenga, Orlando Sanchez

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Nets Exercise Options On Mason Plumlee, Sergey Karasev

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 74 games (22 starts) last season, Plumlee averaged 7.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 0.79 blocks in 18.2 minutes per game for the Nets. He led all rookies in PER, Win Shares, Win Shares/48 Minutes, True Shooting Percentage, Field Goal Percentage and Dunk Rate and was second among qualifying rookies in blocks per game. 

Karasev, who was acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-team trade on July 10, 2014, was selected by Cleveland in the first round (19th overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft.  The native of Russia averaged 1.7 points and 0.7 rebounds in 7.1 minutes per game in 22 appearances with the Cavaliers last season.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Celtics Claim Jarell Eddie Off Free Agent Waivers

The Celtics have claimed free agent forward Jarell Eddie off NBA waivers, a league source told RealGM.

Spurs Waive Bryce Cotton, Josh Davis

San Antonio’s roster now stands at 16 after waiving Bryce Cotton and Josh Davis.

Nuggets Waive Jerrelle Benimon, Marcus Williams

The Nuggets have waived forward Jerrelle Benimon and forward Marcus Williams.

Nikola Vucevic, Magic Agree Upon Four-Year, $54M Extension

RealGM's Shams Charania reports that Nikola Vucevic's deal is fully guaranteed with no option seasons.

Wizards May Sign John Lucas III

John Lucas III would give the Wizards veteran depth in the backcourt.

Wolves Waive Kyrylo Fesenko

Kyrylo Fesenko played in just one preseason game for the Wolves.

Heat Sign Larry Drew II

Larry Drew II averaged 11.4 points, 7.0 assists, 3.4 rebounds, 1.66 steals and 35.5 minutes while shooting 47.4 percent from the field last seaso nin the D-League.

Celtics Likely To Waive Will Bynum

Will Bynum averaged 8.7 points and 3.9 assists per game last season.

Pelicans Waive Dionte Christmas

Dionte Christmas appeared in 31 games last season with the Suns.

Bucks Exercise 15-16 Options On Antetokounmpo, Henson

Giannis Antetokounmpo appeared in 77 games last year during his rookie season and averaged 6.8 points with 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 24.6 minutes per contest.

Daniel Orton Agrees To Sign With Shanxi

Daniel Orton was released on Thursday by the Wizards.

Knicks To Exercise Third-Year Option On Shane Larkin

There was some initial uncertainty from Phil Jackson and the Knicks on the decision regarding Shane Larkin's $1.67 million contract for 15-16.

Mavericks To Sign Yuki Togashi To Non-Guaranteed Deal

Yuki Togashi is most likely to end up with the Texas Legends in the NBA D-League.

Ridnour Beginning To Consider End Of Career

Luke Ridnour signed a one-year, $2.75 million deal with the Magic and the team has an option for 15-16 when he will be 34.

James Southerland To Be Waived By Blazers, Sign Overseas

The Blazers will waive James Southerland.

John Holland Close To Signing With Besiktas

Last season with Gravelines in France, John Holland averaged 10.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game.

Celtics Could Waive Vitor Faverani As Part Of Roster Crunch

Vitor Faverani is owed $2.09 million this season, but he has yet to recover seven months later from a car accident that led to his arrest.

Chandler Never Thought Carmelo Would Leave Knicks

Tyson Chandler was recently asked if he tried to recruit Carmelo Anthony to the Mavericks.

Mickael Gelabale Finalizing Deal With Besiktas

Mickael Gelabale is finalizing details with Besiktas on an NBA out.

Michael Beasley To Sign With Shanghai Sharks

Michael Beasley was previously on a camp deal with the Grizzlies.
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