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76ers Waive JaVale McGee, Allowed To Sign With Playoff Team

Mar 2, 2015 12:10 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to waive JaVale McGee in time for him to sign with a playoff team.

McGee did not have to give any money back for the opportunity to play in meaningful games this season. McGee is owed $12 million for next season.

The 76ers acquired a future first round pick from the Denver Nuggets while taking on McGee and his contract.

McGee played in six games for the 76ers.

The San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Miami Heat are mentioned as possible destinations for McGee.

Update: McGee was officially waived on Monday morning.

Yahoo's Marc J. Spears reports ten teams, mostly playoff contenders, have already expressed interest in McGee.

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Tags: JaVale McGee, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, Philadelphia Sixers, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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76ers Claim Thomas Robinson On Waivers

Feb 24, 2015 4:25 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers have placed a waiver claim on Thomas Robinson.

Robinson was prepared to sign with the Brooklyn Nets if he cleared waivers.

The Denver Nuggets released Robinson this week.

Claiming Robinson allows the 76ers to exceed the salary cap floor.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Thomas Robinson, Philadelphia Sixers, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Shawne Williams Waived By Pelicans

Feb 22, 2015 2:19 PM

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived forward Shawne Williams.

Williams was acquired Feb. 19 from the Miami Heat along with Norris Cole and Justin Hamilton as part of a three-team trade.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Shawne Williams, New Orleans Pelicans, NBA, NBA Waiver

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Larry Sanders Officially Bought Out By Bucks

Feb 21, 2015 7:14 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks and Larry Sanders have completed their buyout agreement.

Sanders will receive approximately half of his original $44 million extension.

With Sanders being bought out before March 1, he would be eligible to sign with a team and be included on their playoff roster. Sanders is not expected to play again this season.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Larry Sanders, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Andrei Kirilenko Waived By 76ers

Feb 21, 2015 5:11 PM

Andrei Kirilenko has been waived by the Philadelphia 76ers.

Kirilenko came to the 76ers via trade from the Brooklyn Nets.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Andrei Kirilenko, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Waiver

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Nuggets To Waive Victor Claver

Feb 20, 2015 10:26 PM

The Denver Nuggets will waive Victor Claver.

Claver was acquired by the Nuggets in their trade with the Portland Trail Blazers for Arron Afflalo.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

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Thomas Robinson Agrees To Buyout With Nuggets

Feb 19, 2015 9:29 PM

Thomas Robinson and the Denver Nuggets have agreed upon a buyout.

Robinson is in search of an expanded role.

The Nuggets acquired Robinson in their deadline trade of Arron Afflalo.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Tags: Thomas Robinson, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Kenyon Martin Waived By Bucks

Feb 19, 2015 8:08 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks plan to waive Kenyon Martin.

The Bucks needed to clear a roster spot following their acquisitions of Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee.

Martin had been signed to consecutive 10-day contracts earlier this season before Milwaukee guaranteed his deal for the season.

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Larry Sanders To Receive $13M Of Remaining $40M On Buyout

Feb 18, 2015 11:00 AM

Larry Sanders and the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed upon a buyout, a league source tells RealGM.

Sanders is expected to receive $13 million on the rest of his $40 million contract.

Sanders has served a 10-game suspension this season for violating the NBA's anti-drug program and has been out for "personal reasons."

Sanders signed a four-year, $44 million contract extension in 2013.

With Sanders being bought out before March 1, he would be eligible to sign with a team and be included on their playoff roster.

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Larry Sanders, Bucks Near Agreement On Buyout

Feb 18, 2015 10:54 AM

Larry Sanders and the Milwaukee Bucks have nearly reached agreement on a buyout.

Sanders has served a 10-game suspension this season for violating the NBA's anti-drug program and has been out for "personal reasons."

Sanders signed a four-year, $44 million contract extension in 2013.

With Sanders being bought out before March 1, he would be eligible to sign with a team and be included on their playoff roster.

Marc Stein/ESPN

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Mavericks Releasing Ricky Ledo
The Mavericks have informed guard Ricky Ledo of his release, creating roster space for Amar’e Stoudemire, a league source told RealGM.

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Bucks Seek Buyout Of Larry Sanders
Larry Sanders is not expected to play for the Bucks again.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Amar'e Stoudemire, Knicks Agree Upon Buyout
The Knicks and Amar'e Stoudemire have agreed upon a buyout agreement.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Hornets Waive Jannero Pargo, Sign Elliot Williams
Elliot Williams joins the Hornets from the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA D-League.

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