Basketball Wiretap

Derrick Rose To Seek Max Contract In Free Agency
The Knicks would need to use nearly all of their cap space to sign Derrick Rose to a max contract.

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Hassan Whiteside Not Paying Attention To Trade Rumors
The future of Hassan Whiteside with the Heat is uncertain just a few months after signing a long-term, four-year, $98 million deal in the offseason.

Ira Winderman/South Florida Sun Sentinel

Derrick Rose Briefly Considered Walking Away From Basketball
Derrick Rose was reportedly such an emotional wreck on Monday afternoon that his only solution was to leave the Knicks to be with his mother and his son, skipping their game against the Pelicans.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Wolves Hire Dwight Lutz, Nick Restifo As Basketball Operations Analysts
Nick Restifo spent time as a contributing writer for NylonCalculus and as a Basketball Analytics Coordinator at the University of New Haven.

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DeMarcus Cousins Intends To Sign $207M Extension With Kings In Offseason
DeMarcus Cousins will be signed through the 22-23 season under the new extension.

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Hawks Tell Paul Millsap He Won't Be Traded
Paul Millsap said he's looking forward to focusing on basketball the rest of the season.

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Bulls Told Rajon Rondo They're Trying To 'Save Him From Himself'
During the interview, Rajon Rondo also described the situation as the most confusing of his career.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

David Griffin's Contract With Cavaliers Expires After Current Season
David Griffin has done well in managing the Cleveland Cavaliers' asset base and augmenting the supporting cast around his Big 3.

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Hawks Pull Paul Millsap From Trade Market
Wes Wilcox started informing teams Monday afternoon that the Hawks were no longer working to unload Paul Millsap.

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Mike Dunleavy Ready To Join Hawks
Mike Dunleavy has made peace with joining the Hawks after speaking with Mike Budenholzer about his role with the club.

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Warriors, Rockets Have Interest In Mike Dunleavy Jr. If Bought Out
The Warriors drafted Mike Dunleavy with the third overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft.

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Magic Tried To Trade For Paul Millsap Before Doing Serge Ibaka Deal
The Magic have tried to acquire Paul Millsap in 2012, 2015 and 2016.

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76ers To Sign Chasson Randle To 10-Day Contract
Chasson Randle has been playing with the Westchester Knicks of the D-League.

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Quincy Acy To Sign 10-Day Contract With Nets
In 12 games in the D-League this season, Quincy Acy is averaging 17.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.6 steals and 2.0 blocks in 31.9 minutes per game.

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Nets Waive Anthony Bennett
Anthony Bennett appeared in 23 games with the Nets this season, averaging 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game.

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Mike Dunleavy Jr. Has Yet To Report To Hawks, Seeks Buyout
The Hawks would like to keep Mike Dunleavy after they were unable to find a third team to take him as part of the Kyle Korver deal.

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Nuggets Re-Sign Alonzo Gee On 10-Day Contract
Alonzo Gee was waived before the deadline for contracts to become fully guaranteed for the rest of the season.

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76ers Have Nate Robinson, Jordan Farmar, Yogi Ferrell On Radar
The 76ers are considering a number of free agent point guards for a 10-day contract.

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Heat Asking For Too Much For Goran Dragic For Serious Trade Talks To Form
Goran Dragic is in Year 2 of a five-year, $90 million contract with the Heat.

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Matt Barnes Thought Return To Clippers In 2016 Was 'Done Deal'
Matt Barnes signed a two-year, $12.5 million deal with the Kings.

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Blazers Tracking Tyson Chandler As Potential Trade Target
The Blazers have had issues with rim protection and have one of the worst defenses in the NBA.

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Nets Asking For Two First Rounders For Brook Lopez
After struggling with injuries earlier in his career, Brook Lopez has remained healthy over the past few seasons.

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Hawks Seek At Least One Quality First Rounder For Paul Millsap
Paul Millsap will be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason, which gives teams pause considering he will either be a rental or incredibly expensive to re-sign.

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Nuggets Openly Shopping Jusuf Nurkic
With the Nuggets committed to Nikola Jokic as their center of the future, they are openly shopping Jusuf Nurkic in trade scenarios.

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Kings Plan To Offer DeMarcus Cousins $200M+ Extension In Offseason
The NBA's new CBA made a trade involving DeMarcus Cousins even less likely due to the Kings' ability to pay him significantly more money than a rival team.

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Mike Budenholzer: No Assumptions Should Be Made About Hawks Rebuilding
Mike Budenholzer dismissed the notion that the Hawks' trade of Kyle Korver to a Cavaliers' team that has eliminated them from the playoffs in each of the past two seasons necessarily signals a change in the direction of the franchise.

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Wolves Waive John Lucas III
John Lucas III appeared in just five games for Minnesota.

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Cavs Acquire Kyle Korver From Hawks For Dunleavy, Mo Williams, 1st Round Pick
The Cavaliers sent Mike Dunleavy, Mo Williams, cash considerations and a protected first round draft pick (first possible pick is Cleveland's 2019 first round pick for Kyle Korver.

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Magic Waive Arinze Onuaku
Arinze Onuaku played in eight games this season with the Magic, averaging 0.5 ppg. in 3.5 minpg.

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Suns Waive John Jenkins
John Jenkins has averaged 1.8 points and 3.3 minutes in four appearances this season, and averaged 5.0 points and 13.0 minutes in 22 games with the Suns in 2015-16.

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