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Mavs Release Gal Mekel To Create Roster Spot For Barea

The Dallas Mavericks have released Gal Mekel.

The move will create a roster spot for the Mavericks to sign J.J. Barea.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Bucks Waive Micheal Eric

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on Micheal Eric.

Eric, 26, was signed to Milwaukee’s training camp roster on Sept. 27. He appeared in four games this preseason for the Bucks and averaged 5.5 points and 4.3 rebounds in 14.9 minutes per game.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Rockets Waive Jeff Adrien, Ish Smith, Earl Clark

The Houston Rockets have waived Jeff Adrien, Ish Smith and Earl Clark, the team announced Monday.

Adrien and Smith signed guaranteed deals with the Rockets in free agency.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Aaron Gray Waived By Pistons

Aaron Gray was waived by the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, the team announced.

Gray had reportedly signed a two-year contract with the Pistons during free agency.

The Pistons' roster stands at 15.

Via RealGM Staff Report

J.J. Barea Finalizing Buyout From Wolves, Hopes To Re-Sign With Mavs

J.J. Barea is finalizing a contract buyout with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, according to sources.

Barea is on course to be bought out as soon as Sunday and Monday at the latest.

Barea is hoping to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks after clearing waivers. The Mavericks would then have to create a roster spot for him.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Lakers Waive Jabari Brown, Roscoe Smith

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived Jabari Brown and Roscoe Smith.

Brown scored five points in 22 minutes across four preseason games.

Smith averaged 3.1 points and 3.1 rebounds in seven preseason games while shooting 45 percent from the field.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Kings Release Trey Johnson

The Sacramento Kings waived guard Trey Johnson on Saturday, the team announced.

The Kings roster now stands at 14 players. 

Johnson, a 6-5 guard, appeared in four exhibition games for Sacramento, totaling eight points (2-3 FG, 0-1 3pt, 4-4 FT), two rebounds and one assist in 12 minutes off the bench.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Mavericks Waive Bernard James, Ivan Johnson, Doron Lamb

The Dallas Mavericks announced Saturday that they have waived Bernard James, Ivan Johnson and Doron Lamb.

The Mavericks' roster stands at 15, with Charlie Villanueva making the regular season roster out of training camp.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Earl Barron Waived By Suns

The Phoenix Suns have waived center Earl Barron.

A seven-year NBA veteran, Barron signed with the Suns on Sept. 26. In six preseason appearances, Barron averaged 3.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in 13.7 minutes.

The Suns' roster now stands at 15 players.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Wolves Waive Brady Heslip

The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived guard Brady Heslip.

The Wolves roster now stands at 16 players.

Heslip, 24, appeared in four preseason games for the Wolves, tallying five points, two steals and one rebound in nine minutes of play. The 6-2 guard saw action in five games (two starts) for the Wolves entry in 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, shooting 61.1% from the field and 70.0% from three-point range.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Knicks Waive Langston Galloway, Jordan Vandenberg

The Knicks have waived guard Langston Galloway and center Jordan Vandenberg.

Cavs Waive Shane Edwards

Shane Edwards appeared in six preseason games for the Cavs, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game.

Nets Waive Casper Ware

Casper Ware was acquired in this week's trade with the 76ers and was on a non-guaranteed contract.

Raptors Waive Will Cherry, Jordan Hamilton

The Raptors have waived Will Cherry and Jordan Hamilton.

Warriors Waive Craft, Kapono, Kilpatrick, McAdoo, Watt

The Warriors roster now stands at 15 players.

Lance Thomas Makes Thunder's Season Roster As Jenkins, Zanna, Solomon Waived

Lance Thomas has been informed he will make the Thunderís regular season, 15-man roster, league sources told RealGM on Friday.

Hornets Waive Justin Cobbs, Dallas Lauderdale, Brian Qvale

The Hornets roster currently stands at 15 players.

Knicks Waive Didier Mbenga, Orlando Sanchez

The Knicks have waived center Didier Mbenga and forward Orlando Sanchez.

Celtics Claim Jarell Eddie Off Free Agent Waivers

The Celtics have claimed free agent forward Jarell Eddie off NBA waivers, a league source told RealGM.

Spurs Waive Bryce Cotton, Josh Davis

San Antonioís roster now stands at 16 after waiving Bryce Cotton and Josh Davis.

Nets Waive Willie Reed

Willie Reed posted averages of 4.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in two preseason contests.

Rockets Sign Geron Johnson, Release Akil Mitchell

The Rockets have signed Geron Johnson and requested waivers on Akil Mitchell.

Josh Powell Waived By Rockets

Josh Powell has been waived by the Rockets, league sources told RealGM.

Nuggets Waive Jerrelle Benimon, Marcus Williams

The Nuggets have waived forward Jerrelle Benimon and forward Marcus Williams.

Jazz Waive Dahntay Jones, Jack Cooley

Following the moves, Utahís roster now stands at 15 players.

Nuggets Releasing Quincy Miller

The Nuggets informed Quincy Miller of the organizationís plan to waive the forward, a source with knowledge told RealGM on Tuesday night.

Mavs Release Eric Griffin, Yuki Togashi

The Mavericks roster now stands at 18 players.

Dexter Pittman, Jarell Eddie Waived By Hawks

Both Dexter Pittman and Jarell Eddie were training camp invitations.

Pistons Waive Hasheem Thabeet, Brian Cook, Lorenzo Brown, Josh Bostic

All four players were on non-guaranteed deals for training camp.

Wolves Waive Kyrylo Fesenko

Kyrylo Fesenko played in just one preseason game for the Wolves.
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