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Emmanuel Mudiay Agrees To One-Year, $1.2M Deal In China

Emmanuel Mudiay has agreed upon a $1.2 million deal with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association.

Mudiay committed to SMU, but concerns of his eligibilty became an issue this month.

Mudiay is expected to be a top lottery pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Sportando first reported news of the agreement.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Robbie Hummel Re-Signs With Timberwolves

Robbie Hummel has re-signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Hummel's deal will reportedly be for one year at his minimum.

Hummel averaged 3.4 points and 2.5 rebounds over 12.4 minutes in 53 games with the Timberwolves last season.

Via Nathan Baird/Lafayette Journal&Courier

LeBron's Camp Didn't Push Him To Sign With Cavaliers

LeBron James' camp did not push him to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers this offseason.

"This was a decision that LeBron made in his heart," Maverick Carter told ESPN.com's Jason Whitlock on the Real Talk podcast. "We didn't push him to do it. We don't push him to do anything. If he asks our opinion or what did we think about the pros and the cons, we help him think through it. We don't push him."

James spent his first seven NBA seasons with the Cavaliers before going to the Miami Heat for four seasons in 2010.

"Listen," Carter said, "LeBron's a 29-year-old man with lots of money, got a wife, two kids, one on the way. He makes his own decisions. He doesn't need anyone pushing him any way, and a guy like that, you're not going to push him either way. We'll help him think through things and help him see through things, but he makes his own decision in his heart. Because, ultimately, he has to live with it. I'm not the one who has to show up and play games for any team."

Via Jason Whitlock/ESPN

Evan Turner Agrees To Deal With Celtics

Evan Turner has agreed upon a contract with the Boston Celtics, according to sources.

Turner will sign for a portion of the Celtics' midlevel exception.

Turner finished last season with the Indiana Pacers after starting his career with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Via Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald

Van Gundy Tells Josh Smith He's Unlikely To Be Traded

Stan Van Gundy has reached out to Josh Smith to inform him that reports of trade talks involving the Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings have been inaccurate. Van Gundy told Smith he expects him to be in training camp with the Pistons this fall.

The Kings made calls about Smith back in June, but there was never an offer that created serious discussions.

The frontcourt of the Pistons is in flux with Greg Monroe being a restricted free agent. The combination of Smith, Monroe and Andre Drummond produced mixed results.

Smith is said to be enthusiastic about playing for Van Gundy.

Smit has three seasons and $40 million remaining on his contract.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Chris Singleton Receives Interest From Heat, Pacers

Chris Singleton has received interest from the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers.

Singleton was the 18th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards and is a free agent.

Singleton played in just 25 games (250 minutes) this past season after the Wizards declined their fourth-year option on his contract. Singleton had a "Jones fracture" before the season began.

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Bucks Claim Kendall Marshall Off Waivers

The Milwaukee Bucks have been awarded the contract of guard Kendall Marshall on a waiver claim.

Marshall was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers on July 18.

Appearing in 54 games for the Lakers in 2013-14, Marshall, 22, averaged 8.0 points, 8.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds per contest. In his best stretch of the season in January, he tallied at least 10 assists and scored at least 10 points in five consecutive games. He ranked fifth in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.18) and shot a career-high 39.9 percent from the 3-point arc. Prior to being called up by the Lakers, Marshall appeared in seven games for the Delaware 87ers of the NBA D-League and averaged 19.4 points, 9.6 assists and 4.7 rebounds.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Bird: Pacers Did What We Could To Keep Stephenson

The Indiana Pacers' best offer for Lance Stephenson was reportedly $44 million over five years, but his camp was searching for a $55 million contract.

Stephenson eventually agreed upon a three-year, $27 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets.

"I really feel bad about losing him,'' Larry Bird said. "I hope it doesn't interfere with our relationship. But I did what I could possibly do to keep him here. Even if he didn't have any other offers, I was committed to giving him that $44 million because I believe in the kid. If you look at our roster, we have five or six guys in the last year of their deals, plus David (West) and Roy (Hibbert) can opt out, so don't you think I wanted to keep Lance and Paul (George) locked into long-term deals?''

Stephenson's agent, Alberto Ebanks, reportedly called Bird several days after the initial offer and said that the $44 million would be too low.

"I don't think this is going to work. I don't believe you have the money available to re-sign Lance.''


Via Bob Kravitz/Indianpolis Star

Andrew Wiggins Expected To Soon Sign Rookie Deal With Cavs

Andrew Wiggins and the Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to sign a contract in the coming week.

Sources say the delay in Wiggins signing his deal has nothing to do with the possibilty of being traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.

The Cavaliers, sources say, are merely exploring options for using their estimated $1.4 million in remaining cap space before signing Wiggins to a contract that will pay him in the neighborhood of $5.5 million as a rookie.

Once Wiggins signs, however, league rules stipulate that the Cavs must wait 30 days before trading him.

One option under consideration for the Cavs, sources say, is using their leftover salary-cap space to create long-term contracts for recent second-round picks Joe Harris and Dwight Powell. Signing Wiggins first would preclude such moves.

Via Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Patric Young Signs Two-Year Deal With Pelicans

Patric Young signed a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, as he announced on his Twitter page.

Young went undrafted in June after his collegiate career at Florida and landed with the Pelicans in Summer League.

Young signed a two-year deal with the Pelicans, according to OnlyGators.com.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Bucks To Claim Kendall Marshall Off Waivers

The Bucks will claim Kendall Marshall off waivers, according to sources.

Andrew Bynum May Sit Out 14-15 Season, Knicks Interested In Him If Healthy

Andrew Bynum is considering sitting out the entire 14-15 NBA season in order to undergo the Regenokine knee therapy procedure.

Pau Gasol Prioritized Chance To Win Title In Picking Bulls

At the age of 34, Pau Gasol finally joined the Bulls on a three-year, $22 million deal.

Aaron Brooks Close To Deal With Bulls

Aaron Brooks played for the Rockets and Nuggets last season.

Bulls Sign Nikola Mirotic To Three-Year, $16.6M Deal

Nikola Mirotic has signed a three-year, $16.6 million deal with the Bulls.

Udonis Haslem Re-Sign With Heat On Two-Year, $5.5M Deal

The Heat were able to restructure their roster by giving Udonis Haslem a new deal.

Lakers To Waive Kendall Marshall, Interested In Re-Signing Him

The Lakers have interest in re-signing Kendall Marshall if he goes unclaimed on waivers.

Xavier Henry Agrees Upon One-Year, $1M Deal With Lakers

Xavier Henry played well for the Lakers before undergoing surgery for a torn ligament in his left wrist.

Eric Griffin Signs Three-Year Deal With Mavs

Eric Griffin’s contract with the Mavericks is a three-year deal, league sources told RealGM.

Jannero Pargo Re-Signs With Hornets On One-Year Deal

Jannero Pargo will re-sign with the Hornets on a fully guaranteed one-year, $1.5 million deal, a league source told RealGM.

Eric Bledsoe Reject Four-Year, $48M Offer From Suns

The Suns' ability to match offers to Eric Bledsoe has made teams not want to engage.

Lakers Win Bid For Carlos Boozer

The Lakers won the bid of $3.25 million to acquire Carlos Boozer.

Jimmer Fredette Agrees Upon One-Year Deal With Pelicans

Jimmer Fredette finished this past season with the Kings.

Blazers Previously Had Serious Sign-And-Trade Talks For Greg Monroe

The Blazers ultimately decided to sign Chris Kaman to serve as the backup to Robin Lopez at center instead of dealing for Greg Monroe.

Ed Davis Agrees Upon Two-Year, $2M Deal With Lakers

Ed Davis has a player option for the 15-16 season.

Magic Agree Upon Two-Year, $5.5M Deal With Luke Ridnour

The second year of Luke Ridnour's deal is non-guaranteed.

DeJuan Blair Agrees Upon Three-Year, $6M Deal With Wizards

DeJuan Blair has agreed upon a three-year, $6 million deal with the Wizards.

Rodney Stuckey Agrees To One-Year Deal With Pacers

Rodney Stuckey will effectively replace Lance Stephenson.

Brandon Rush Agrees To Deal With Warriors

Brandon Rush will hold a player option for the second season of the deal.

Carmelo Has No-Trade Clause In $124M Deal With Knicks

Carmelo Anthony's contract with the Knicks is worth $124,064,681 over five seasons. Anthony also has a no-trade clause and a 15-percent trade kicker.
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