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Jazz Sign Dee Bost

The Utah Jazz have signed free-agent guard Dee Bost.

Bost (6-2, 176, Mississippi State) played for the Idaho Stampede last season, averaging 15.2 points, a team-high 8.4 assists, 6.1 rebounds and team-leading 2.1 steals in 40.5 minutes in 50 games (all starts).

The 24-year-old guard attended training camp with the Portland Trail Blazers prior to the 2013-14 season.

He played four seasons at Mississippi State, averaging 15.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.0 steals in 36.3 minutes during his senior campaign and was named to the 2012 All-SEC First Team.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Cavaliers Sign Alex Kirk To Multi-Year Deal

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed rookie seven-footer Alex Kirk to a partially guaranteed, multi-year contract, league sources told RealGM.

The Cavaliers announced the signing on Monday afternoon.

Kirk averaged 5.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 52.4 percent field-goal shooting for the Cavaliers’ summer league team in July.

Kirk went undrafted out of New Mexico, averaging 13.2 points and 8.7 rebounds in his junior season when he forged a shot-blocking role with 2.7 blocks per game.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Spurs Sign JaMychal Green To Two-Year, Partially Guaranteed Deal

JaMychal Green signed a two-year, partially guaranteed contract with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, a league source told RealGM.

The Spurs announced the signing of Green in a press release Wednesday afternoon.

Green, a 6-foot-9 forward who went undrafted in 2012, played for the Spurs’ summer league entry in Las Vegas this year. In six games, Green averaged 7.8 points and 6.5 rebounds while shooting 44.2 percent from the floor.

Green was part of the Spurs’ organization in 2012, when the team signed him to an undrafted free-agent deal after his participation in summer league. He also played for the Spurs’ Development League affiliate in Austin.

Green, a four-year player at the University of Alabama, played last season in the French Pro A League for Roanne, averaging 11.8 points and 6.6 rebounds in 22.1 minutes in 25 games while shooting .530 (122-230) from the field.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Aaron Craft Signs One-Year, Partially Guaranteed Deal With Warriors

Aaron Craft signed a one-year, partially-guaranteed contract with the Warriors on Wednesday after playing for their NBA Summer League team, according to his agent.

Craft averaged 7.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 2.4 assists in five summer league games for the Warriors last month, earning high praise from coach Steve Kerr, a longtime admirer.

Craft played his college basketball at Ohio State.

Via Diamond Leung/Bay Area News Group

Cavaliers Officially Sign Mike Miller, James Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Mike Miller (guard/forward) and James Jones (guard).

Miller, a 14-year veteran, has played in 913 career games (553 starts) with averages of 11.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 29.1 minutes for Orlando, Memphis, Minnesota, Washington and Miami.

Jones has played in 556 career games (89 starts) with averages of 5.7 points and 2.0 rebounds in 17.2 minutes for Indiana, Phoenix, Portland and Miami during his 11-year career.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Heat Sign Shawne Williams

The Miami Heat have signed forward Shawne Williams.

Williams, a six-year NBA veteran, has appeared in 251 career regular season games (36 starts) averaging 5.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 17.1 minutes while shooting 40.3 percent from the field, 33.3 percent from three-point range and 73.3 percent from the foul line.

Williams split the 2013-14 season with the Los Angeles Lakers and their D-League affiliate, the D-Fenders.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Ivan Johnson Signs Two-Year Deal With Mavericks

Ivan Johnson’s contract with the Dallas Mavericks will be for two seasons, with partial guarantees, league sources told RealGM.

The Mavericks announced the signing on Tuesday.

Johnson played for the Mavericks’ summer league entry in Las Vegas, averaging 7.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, one steal and 20.8 minutes per game.

Johnson spent the 2013-14 season with the Zhejiang in the Chinese Basketball Association.

Johnson, 30, had two productive seasons with the Atlanta Hawks in 2011-12 and 2012-13 – scoring 6.5 points and grabbing 3.9 rebounds per contest in 125 total NBA games. The 6-foot-8 forward worked himself back into the league through workouts late last season and into the summer.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Darius Miller Re-Signs With Pelicans

Darius Miller re-signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday.

Originally drafted by New Orleans with the 46th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the University of Kentucky product averaged 4.4 points and 1.2 rebounds in 16.1 minutes per game during the 2013-14 season.

Miller has appeared in 97 career games (nine starts) for the Pelicans over the last two seasons, averaging 3.3 points and 1.3 rebounds in 14.6 minutes per game.

Via RealGM Staff Report
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