Basketball Wiretap

Nuggets Claim Mo Williams Off Waivers

Jan 23, 2017 5:59 PM

The Denver Nuggets claimed Mo Williams off waivers.

Denver waived Williams last week and he was subsequently claimed and then waived by the Philadelphia 76ers.

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76ers Claim Mo Williams Off Waivers

Jan 20, 2017 5:11 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers have claimed Mo Williams off waivers.

Williams was traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the Denver Nuggets this week and subsequently waived.

Like the Nuggets, the 76ers had yet to reach the salary floor.

By claiming Williams, the 76ers have eliminated the Nuggets' $1.1 million salary floor related savings and have taken it for themselves.

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Nets Waive Anthony Bennett

Jan 9, 2017 11:06 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have waived Anthony Bennett.

Bennett appeared in 23 games with the Nets this season, averaging 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game. He was originally signed as a free agent by the Nets on July 14.

After he was the first overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Bennett has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Toronto Raptors and now the Nets.

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Mike Dunleavy Jr. Has Yet To Report To Hawks, Seeks Buyout

Jan 8, 2017 7:32 PM

Mike Dunleavy Jr. has yet to report to the Atlanta Hawks as he seeks a buyout following his trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Dunleavy and the Hawks are "working through it", according to one source. The Hawks would like to keep Dunleavy after they were unable to find a third team to take him as part of the Kyle Korver deal.

Dunleavy appeared in 23 games for the Cavaliers, averaging 15.9 minutes.

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Wolves Waive John Lucas III

Jan 7, 2017 2:27 PM

The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived John Lucas III.

Lucas was signed to a camp deal by the Wolves in August and he made their regular season roster.

Lucas appeared in just five games for Minnesota.

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Magic Waive Arinze Onuaku

Jan 7, 2017 1:57 PM

The Orlando Magic have waived center Arinze Onuaku.

Orlando’s roster now stands at 14 players.

Onuaku (6’9”, 255, 7/13/87) played in eight games this season with the Magic, averaging 0.5 ppg. in 3.5 minpg. He was originally signed as a free agent by Orlando on September 8.

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Suns Waive John Jenkins

Jan 6, 2017 8:20 PM

The Phoenix Suns have waived John Jenkins.

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. A 6-4 guard in his fifth NBA season, Jenkins initially joined the Suns after being claimed off of waivers on Feb. 24, 2016.

The Suns’ roster now stands at 14 players

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Pierre Jackson Waived By Mavericks

Jan 6, 2017 5:14 PM

Pierre Jackson has been waived by the Dallas Mavericks.

Jackson was recently signed by Dallas to a two-year deal out of the D-League.

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Hawks Waive Ryan Kelly

Jan 6, 2017 5:12 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have waived Ryan Kelly.

Kelly has appeared in nine games this season with the Hawks.

Kelly previously spent three seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Alonzo Gee Waived By Nuggets

Jan 6, 2017 3:41 PM

The Denver Nuggets have waived Alonzo Gee.

Gee appeared in 12 games for the Nuggets this season.

Gee was released by the New Orleans Pelicans before the start of the season and signed with the Nuggets in mid-November.

Gee has appeared in 417 career games (213 starts) for Washington, San Antonio, Cleveland, Portland, New Orleans and Denver posting averages of 6.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 21.8 minutes.

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76ers Waive Hollis Thompson
Hollis Thompson was in the final season of a four-year contract, which would have become fully guaranteed on January 10th.

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Aaron Harrison Waived By Hornets
Aaron Harrison has played sparingly for the Hornets with Marco Belinelli and Jeremy Lamb ahead of him on the depth chart.

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Pelicans Waive Reggie Williams
In five games, Reggie Williams averaged 5.0 points and 1.2 rebounds in 12.6 minutes per contest.

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R.J. Hunter Waived By Bulls
R.J. Hunter appeared in three games and grabbed one rebound in nine total minutes with the Bulls.

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Spurs Waive Nico Laprovittola
Nico Laprovittola saw action in 18 games for the Spurs, averaging 3.3 points and 1.6 assists in 9.7 minutes.

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