Basketball Wiretap

Warriors Expected To Sign Jose Calderon

Feb 26, 2017 1:59 AM

The Golden State Warriors are strong favorites to sign Jose Calderon if he's bought out by the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Warriors released Briante Weber after Saturday's game.

“It’ll be a point guard,” Steve Kerr said. “We think we have something in place, but it’s not finalized. Got to wait until it’s official.”

Calderon only appeared in 24 games this season, starting 11, and only averaging 3.3 points per game with the Lakers.

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Pelicans Waive Omri Casspi, Sign Reggie Williams

Feb 25, 2017 10:44 AM

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived Omri Casspi to sign Reggie Williams.

Casspi suffered a broken thumb that will force him to miss 4-6 weeks during his first game with the Pelicans following his trade from the Sacramento Kings.

Williams was previously with the Pelicans this season, appearing in five games.

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Suns To Waive Jared Sullinger, Mike Scott; Sign Ronnie Price For Remainder Of Season

Feb 23, 2017 9:44 PM

The Phoenix Suns plan on waiving Jared Sullinger and Mike Scott.

The Suns traded for Sullinger as part of their deal with the Toronto Raptors for P.J. Tucker. 

Scott was acquired in a separate trade with the Atlanta Hawks.

The Suns will sign Ronnie Price for the remainder of the season.

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Mavericks Waive Deron Williams, Expected To Sign With Cavaliers

Feb 23, 2017 5:13 PM

The Dallas Mavericks have waived Deron Williams.

Williams is widely expected to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Williams was in his second season with the Mavericks.

The Cavaliers have been searching for a playmaker for several weeks as they are thin at backup point guard behind Kyrie Irving.

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Kings To Waive Matt Barnes

Feb 20, 2017 12:49 PM

The Sacramento Kings will waive Matt Barnes in order to create enough roster room to execute the DeMarcus Cousins trade.

Barnes agreed to a two-year, $12 million contract with the Kings during the 2016 offseason.

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Heat To Release Derrick Williams, Sign Okaro White To Two-Year Deal

Feb 6, 2017 11:41 AM

The Miami Heat will release Derrick Williams to sign Okaro White to a two-year deal.

White is averaging 4.1 points and 2.6 rebounds in 16.4 minutes over nine games with the Heat. White was previously playing for Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.

Williams signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Heat in the offseason.

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Warriors Waive Anderson Varejao To Sign Briante Weber To 10-Day Deal

Feb 3, 2017 3:31 PM

The Golden State Warriors have waived Anderson Varejao to sign Briante Weber to a 10-day ontract.

Golden State made the move to bring in another athletic, versatile guard.

Weber, 24, was the NBA Development League’s Player of the Month for January, averaging 21 points, eight assists, six rebounds and 3.6 steals for Sioux Falls.

Varejao has played sparingly for the Warriors after joining the team last season.

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Grizzlies Re-Sign Toney Douglas, Waive Troy Williams

Jan 30, 2017 12:30 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies have re-signed Toney Douglas on a 10-day contract.

Troy Williams has been waived to create a roster spot for Douglas.

Douglas originally signed with Memphis as a free agent on Dec. 5 pursuant to the NBA’s hardship rule. 

Douglas appeared in six games as a reserve and averaged 5.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 17.8 minutes before he was waived on Dec. 15.

Williams appeared in 24 games (13 starts) for the Grizzlies during his rookie season and has averaged 5.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.00 steals in 17.4 minutes. 

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