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Bucks To Sign Chris Johnson To 10-Day Contract

Mar 6, 2015 10:45 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks plan to sign Chris Johnson to a 10-day contract.

Johnson has most recently been with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League.

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Jerrelle Benimon To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz

Mar 4, 2015 12:46 PM

The Utah Jazz will sign Jerrelle Benimon to a 10-day contract.

Benimon was with the Denver Nuggets in the preseason.

Benimon has averaged 19.9 points, 10.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35 games with the Idaho Stampede this season in the D-League. Benimon has a PER of 22.0.

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Willie Reed Named D-League Player Of The Week

Mar 2, 2015 3:50 PM

Iowa Energy forward Willie Reed has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Feb. 23 – Sunday, March 1. This is the second Performer of the Week honor of Reed’s career. He previously won in March of 2013 as a member of the Springfield Armor.

The newly acquired Reed (6-10, 220, St. Louis) led Iowa to two wins after being traded from the Grand Rapids Drive in exchange for Diante Garrett on Feb. 26. He averaged 29.0 points on 78.8 percent shooting (26-of-33), to go along 13.5 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals. His debut included a 31-point performance in a 122-112 win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce. It was the second time this season Reed registered at least 30 points in a game. On Feb. 28, he recorded a double-double with 27 points and 20 rebounds in a 96-92 victory over the Erie BayHawks.

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Kyle Anderson Named D-League Player Of The Month

Mar 2, 2015 3:39 PM

Kyle Anderson, a small forward playing with the Austin Spurs on assignment from the San Antonio Spurs, has been named NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in February. The award is the first monthly honor for Anderson, who was named NBA D-League Performer of the Week on Feb. 9.  

Anderson led the Spurs to an 8-1 month in February, when he scored 20-or-more points five times and recorded four double-doubles. He led the team in scoring three times and was the leading rebounder five times.  He dished out team-high assists five times in February. For the month, Anderson averaged 22.8 points to go with 8.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists. 

Anderson has played in 16 games on assignment in Austin, averaging 22.1 points, 9.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists. 

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Heat Signing Henry Walker To Second 10-Day Deal

Mar 2, 2015 1:01 PM

The Miami Heat have reached agreement with Henry Walker on a second 10-day contract, a league source told RealGM.

Walker — formerly known as Bill — has persevered to resurrect his career in the NBA, using the Heat’s affiliate of Sioux Falls as a platform to earn a call up this season. As an active, floor-spacing wing, Walker played for the Boston Celtics (2008-10) and New York Knicks (2010-12) over four seasons.

Walker’s first 10-day deal ends on Monday.

After averaging 15 points for Sioux Falls in the D-League, Walker has scored 11.8 points in 27.9 minutes per game over four contests with the Heat.

Walker starred at Kansas State in 2007-08 alongside current teammate Michael Beasley. He has also played for overseas teams, including in Venezuela, and had seriously considered spending the season abroad before recommitting to the D-League in the preseason.

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Bryce Cotton To Sign 10-Day Contract With Jazz

Feb 23, 2015 2:10 PM

Bryce Cotton will sign with the Utah Jazz on a 10-day contract.

Cotton was playing in the D-League for the Austin Spurs.

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Heat To Sign Henry Walker To 10-Day Contract

Feb 20, 2015 12:54 PM

The Miami Heat will sign Henry Walker to a 10-day contract.

Walker was formerly known as Bill Walker and last played in the NBA with the New York Knicks during the 11-12 season.

Walker was most recently in the D-League with the Sioux Falls Skyforce, where he averaged 15.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 27.7 minutes per game.

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David Stockton To Sign 10-Day Contract With Kings

Feb 20, 2015 12:26 AM

David Stockton will be signed by the Sacramento Kings on a 10-day contract.

Stockton had been playing with the Reno Bighorns of the D-League.

Stockton gives the Kings backcourt depth.

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Raptors Reassign Bruno Caboclo To Mad Ants

Feb 18, 2015 11:52 AM

The Toronto Raptors have reassigned Bruno Caboclo to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the team’s NBA Development League affiliate.

The assignment is the 152nd of the 2014-15 campaign and Caboclo is one of 50 NBA players to have been assigned to the NBA D-League this season.

Caboclo has appeared in four games with the Raptors this season, as well as three D-League games.

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Thanasis Antetokounmpo Likely To Sign With Knicks In Offseason

Feb 17, 2015 12:56 PM

Thanasis Antetokounmpo recently discussed his future with the New York Knicks and the vision remains for him to sign with the team for the 15-16 season, league sources tell RealGM.

The Knicks have consistently had a clear plan to sign Antetokounmpo in the 2015 offseason and the meeting last week reinforced the belief.

Antetokounmpo is averaging 13.7 points and 6.0 rebounds in 31.7 minutes per game for the Westchester Knicks.

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Bakersfield Acquires Alec Brown
Alec Brown appeared in five games for the Suns Summer League team, averaging 2.8 points and 1.4 rebounds in 10.6 minutes.

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Kyle Anderson Named D-League Player Of The Week
Kyle Anderson led Austin to a 2-0 record last week, averaging 19.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.5 blocks.

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Tyler Johnson Signing Deal To Remain With Heat
Tyler Johnson has reached agreement on a contract to stay with the Heat for the remainder of the season, league sources told RealGM's Shams Charania.

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