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Kyrylo Fesenko Signs Camp Contract With Timberwolves

Kyrylo Fesenko has signed a training camp contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Fesenko has played five NBA seasons with the Utah Jazz and Indiana Pacers.

Fesenko last appeared in camp with the Chicago Bulls in 2012.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Hedo Turkoglu Re-Signs With Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers have re-signed Hedo Turkoglu.

“We are happy to welcome Hedo back to the Clippers,” Doc Rivers said in a statement. “Hedo is a versatile, veteran presence who contributed to the championship culture we are building in Los Angeles.”

Turkoglu, 35, appeared in 38 games for the Clippers last season after being signed on January 10 and averaged 3.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in 10.0 minutes of play.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Chris Crawford Signs Two-Year Deal With Cavaliers

Undrafted rookie guard Chris Crawford signed a two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including partial guarantees, league sources told RealGM.

Cleveland will bring Crawford into training camp as a point guard, signing the former University of Memphis product on Wednesday after he arrived into town earlier in the week. Crawford should compete in camp for a possible second- or third-string role behind Kyrie Irving and likely Matthew Dellavedova. 

Crawford played for the Houston Rockets’ summer league team in July, averaging over 10 points per game and showing an extended shooting skill as a lead guard at 6-foot-4.

The 21-year-old averaged 8.7 points, four assists and four rebounds as a senior at Memphis last season.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Leandro Barbosa Officially Signs With Warriors

The Golden State Warriors signed Leandro Barbosa to a contract on Wednesday.

Barbosa, 31, appeared in 20 games with the Phoenix Suns last season, averaging 7.5 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 18.4 minutes per contest.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Knicks Sign Langston Galloway, Travis Wear

The New York Knicks have signed Langston Galloway and Travis Wear.

Both Galloway and Wear played for the Knicks in the NBA Summer League.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Shawn Marion Officially Signs With Cavaliers

Shawn Marion officially signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday.

“Shawn brings great versatility, talent and championship experience to the team,” David Griffin said in a statement. “He will impact both ends of the floor and his ability to guard multiple positions will be particularly important for us. Shawn is an accomplished, high-caliber veteran that will help with leadership on and off the court and we’re very happy to welcome him to the Cavaliers family.”

Marion, a 15-year veteran, has played in 1,106 career games (1,038 starts) with averages of 15.8 points on .485 shooting from the field, .811 from the foul line, 9.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks in 35.3 minutes for Phoenix, Miami, Toronto and Dallas. During the 2013-14 regular season, he played in 76 games (all starts) for the Mavericks and averaged 10.4 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 31.7 minutes per game.

“I’m excited to be a Cavalier,” said Marion. “I can see the hunger and mentality of everyone in the organization and l look forward to being a part of it. The goal is to win a championship and that’s what I want.”

Via RealGM Staff Report

Warriors Sign Justin Holiday

The Golden State Warriors have signed Justin Holiday.

Holiday played for the Warriors at the 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, starting all five games and averaging a team-high 14.8 points to go with 5.0 rebounds in 22.8 minutes.

Holiday, 25, played professionally last season in Hungary, where he posted averages of 12.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 50 games with Szolnok. The 6’6” guard has previous NBA experience with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2012-13, appearing in nine contests and averaging 4.7 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 15.8 minutes.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Bernard James Re-Signs With Mavericks

Bernard James has re-signed with the Dallas Mavericks.

James (6-10, 230) was originally drafted by the Mavericks with the 33rd overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.

He averages 2.1 points, 2.3 rebounds, 0.6 blocks and 7.9 minutes in 76 career games (11 starts) with Dallas.

The Savannah, Ga., native is a former Staff Sergeant who served six years in the Air Force including three tours to Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Warriors Sign Mitchell Watt To Camp Deal

The Golden State Warriors have signed Mitchell Watt for training camp.

Watt, 24, has played professionally the last two seasons in Israel, averaging 13.4 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 blocks in 34 games last season with Ironi Nes Ziona.

Watts played for the Warriors in the NBA Summer League in Juky.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Tarik Black Signs Partially Guaranteed Deal With Rockets

The Houston Rockets signed Tarik Black to a two-year, partially guaranteed contract, a league source told RealGM.

The Rockets announced the signing on Wednesday afternoon.

Black, a 6-foot-8 forward, played 13 games for Houston in the July summer league.

After three seasons at Memphis, Black transferred to the University of Kansas where he averaged 5.5 points and 3.9 rebounds per game as a senior. He went undrafted in June.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Shannon Brown Signs One-Year Deal With Heat

The Heat have signed Shannon Brown.

Joel Embiid Signs Rookie Deal With 76ers

Joel Embiid signed his rookie scale contract with the 76ers on Tuesday.

Jazz Sign Brock Motum

The Jazz have signed free-agent forward Brock Motum.

Jordan Clarkson Signs With Lakers

The Lakers have signed Jordan Clarkson, the 46th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.
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