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Mark Cuban In Talks To Buy G League's Legends

Nov 17, 2017 6:37 PM

Mark Cuban is in talks to become the majority owner of the Texas Legends of the G League.

The Legends have been owned by an ownership group led by Donnie Nelson and Evan Wyly since they were founded in 2010.

The Mavericks would become the 23rd NBA team to own a majority stake in its G League affiliate. 

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Texas Legends, NBA, D-League, D-League Teams

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Mavericks To Sign Antonius Cleveland To Two-Way Deal, Release Gian Clavell

Nov 16, 2017 4:37 PM

The Mavericks will sign Antonius Cleveland to a two-way deal.

Cleveland had been playing for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the G League.

Dallas will release Gian Clavell to create a roster spot for Cleveland.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Tags: Gian Clavell, Antonius Cleveland, Dallas Mavericks, Santa Cruz Warriors, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, D-League, D-League Teams

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Lakers Assign Josh Hart, Ivica Zubac To G League

Nov 14, 2017 5:08 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned Josh Hart and Ivica Zubac to the South Bay Lakers.

Zubac appeared in 14 games for the then-D-Fenders during the 2016-17 season, where he averaged 15.8 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.0 blocks in 30.1 minutes per game. The second-year center has appeared in two games for Los Angeles this season.

Hart has appeared in 11 games for Los Angeles this season. The 6-5 rookie out of Villanova has posted averages of 2.5 points, 1.9 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 13.6 minutes per game.

Los Angeles has also recalled rookie center Thomas Bryant from the South Bay Lakers.

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Xavier Munford Named G League Player Of The Week

Nov 13, 2017 5:35 PM

The NBA G League named Wisconsin Herd guard Xavier Munford this week’s NBA G League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Nov. 12.

During the Herd’s 3-1 road trip, Munford (6-3, 173) was the team’s leading scorer, averaging 25 points and shooting 52.4 percent (33-of-63), while also going 70.8 percent (17-of-24) from beyond the arc. Munford also averaged 5.3 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.8 steals over the four-game stretch.

Last season, Munford averaged 18.5 points, 5.3 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.1 steals over 30 games (all starts) with the Greensboro Swarm.

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Tags: Xavier Munford, Wisconsin Herd, D-League, D-League Award, D-League Teams

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Perry Jones III Signs With Iowa Wolves

Nov 13, 2017 10:51 AM

The Iowa Wolves have signed Perry Jones III.

Jones last appeared in an NBA game at the end of the 14-15 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Jones also played for Iowa last season.

Michael Scotto/Basketball Insiders

Tags: Perry Jones, Iowa Wolves, NBA, D-League, D-League Teams

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Jeremy Evans To Join Erie Bayhawks

Nov 12, 2017 10:42 AM

Jeremy Evans will join the Erie Bayhawks of the G-League.

Evans was waived by the Atlanta Hawks during the preseason.

Evans last played in the NBA in 15-16 for the Dallas Mavericks. Evans briefly played for Khimki during the 16-17 season.

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Tags: Jeremy Evans, Erie BayHawks, NBA, D-League, D-League Teams

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Suns Assign Derrick Jones Jr. To G League

Nov 7, 2017 3:01 PM

The Phoenix Suns have assigned forward/guard Derrick Jones Jr. to the Northern Arizona Suns, their NBA G League affiliate.

This is Jones’ seventh G League assignment of his career and first this season.

In 19 games with the NAZ Suns last season, he averaged 14.5 points on 49.5 percent shooting, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 31.9 minutes.

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Hawks Transfer Josh Magette To G-League

Oct 30, 2017 2:58 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have Josh Magette to the Erie BayHawks, the team’s G League affiliate.

Magette, who is on a two-way contract, has appeared in five games for the Hawks.

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South Bay Lakers Hire Metta World Peace As Player Development Coach

Oct 23, 2017 7:15 PM

The South Bay Lakers have hired Metta World Peace as a player development coach.

World Peace comes to South Bay as a seasoned veteran of the Lakers organization, having spent six seasons as a player with the Los Angeles Lakers (2009-13, 2015-17). World Peace was a key player on the 2010 NBA Champion Lakers and ranks ninth all-time in three pointers made (420) in franchise history. The four-time All-Defensive team selection posted career averages of 13.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists in his 17-year career with the Bulls, Pacers, Kings, Rockets, Knicks and Lakers.

World Peace joins Head Coach Coby Karl and Assistant Coaches Brian Walsh, Isaiah Fox, Dane Johnson and Sean Nolen to finalize the South Bay Lakers’ coaching staff for the 2017-18 season.

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Lakers Agree Upon Two-Way Deal With Vander Blue

Oct 18, 2017 2:06 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed upon a two-way contract with Vander Blue.

Blue was with the Lakers during camp and released before the start of the season.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Tags: Vander Blue, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, D-League

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Cavaliers Finalizing Two-Way Deal With London Perrantes
London Perrantes was with the Spurs during training camp.

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Gary Payton II Signs Two-Way Contract With Bucks
Gary Payton II appeared in four preseason games and averaged 7.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists.

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Warriors Agree Upon Two-Way Deal With Quinn Cook
Quinn Cook was released last week by the Hawks.

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Herd Acquire Returning Player Rights To Xavier Munford
Xavier Munford was a member of the 2017 USA AmeriCup Team.

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Heat Convert Contract Of Matt Williams Jr. To Two-Way
Matt Williams Jr. appeared in all six preseason games with Miami and averaged 2.2 points in 6.4 minutes of action.

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Jamel Artis Signs Two-Way Deal With Magic
Jamel Artis played for the Knicks in Summer League and the preseason.

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Clippers Sign C.J. Williams To Two-Way Deal
C.J. Williams averaged 5.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 18.9 minutes per game for the Clippers in the preseason.

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Kay Felder Unlikely To Make Cavaliers' Regular Season Roster
Kay Felder is hoping to get one of the Cavaliers two-way contracts.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Adreian Payne Suffers Broken Hand
Adreian Payne signed a two-way contract with Orlando on August 21.

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Jazz To Sign Nate Wolters To Two-Way Contract
Nate Wolters played last season for KK Crvena Zvezda where he averaged 8.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 17.1 minutes per game.

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Spurs Sign Darrun Hilliard To Two-Way Contract
Darrun Hilliard has played the last two seasons with the Pistons.

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Cavaliers Sign John Holland To Two-Way Contract
John Holland was the NBA G League Impact Player of the Year last season.

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Michael Gbinije Signs With Warriors
The Pistons waived Michael Gbinije in July.

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Celtics Sign Jabari Bird To Two-Way Contract
Jabari Bird averaged 14.3 points per game last season for Cal.

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United States Win 2017 AmeriCup
Jameel Warney was named MVP of the tournament.

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Celtics Sign LJ Peak On Partially Guaranteed Deal
LJ Peak played for the Rockets in Summer League.

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Rodney Purvis Signs Deal With Magic
Rodney Purvis played two games in Summer League with the Jazz.

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Elton Brand Hired By 76ers As GM Of 87ers
Elton Brand spent last season with the 76ers as a player-development consultant.

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James Michael McAdoo Agrees To Two-Way Deal With 76ers
The Warriors declined to extend the qualifying offer to James Michael McAdoo in June.

Michael Scotto/Basketball Insiders

Pacers Sign Alex Poythress To Two-Way Contract
Alex Poythress spent the majority of the 16-17 season with Fort Wayne.

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