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Rockets Agree To Sign Bruno Caboclo To Exhibit 10 Deal

Aug 17, 2018 5:19 PM

The Houston Rockets have agreed to sign Brunco Caboclo to an Exhibit 10 deal.

Caboclo was a first round pick by the Toronto Raptors in 2014.

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Warriors Sign Marcus Derrickson To Exhibit 10 Contract

Aug 17, 2018 11:23 AM

The Golden State Warriors have signed Marcus Derrickson to an Exhibit 10 contract.

The Warriors have Damion Lee on their first two-way contract.

Derrickson left Georgetown for the 2018 NBA Draft after his junior season and averaged 16 points and eight rebounds.

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Hornets Waive Mangok Mathiang

Aug 16, 2018 11:12 AM

The Charlotte Hornets have waived Mangok Mathiang.

Mathiang signed a two-way contract with Charlotte on Aug. 2, 2017. In 2017-18, the 6-10 forward from Louisville appeared in four games with the Hornets, averaging 2.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in 5.0 minutes per contest. He also appeared in 43 games (36 starts) for the Hornets G League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm, averaging 10.8 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.4 blocks and 1.1 assists in 25.3 minutes per game

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Kings Hire Ty Ellis As Head Coach Of G-League Team

Aug 13, 2018 10:19 AM

The Sacramento Kings have hired Ty Ellis to become head coach of the Stockton Kings.

Ellis was previously an assistant coach with the Phoenix Suns.

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Thunder To Sign Tyler Davis To Two-Way Contract

Aug 13, 2018 9:58 AM

The Oklahoma City Thunder will sign Tyler Davis to a two-way contract.

Davis went undrafted out of Texas A&M.

Davis averaged 11.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in 17.8 minutes per game for the Nets in Summer League.

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Jordan McRae To Sign Two-Way Deal With Wizards

Aug 9, 2018 8:01 PM

The Washington Wizards will sign Jordan McRae to a two-way contract.

McRae has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns while spending last season in Spain.

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Capital City Go-Go Hire Pops Mensah-Bonsu As GM, Jarell Christian As Head Coach

Aug 7, 2018 3:45 PM

The Capital City Go-Go, the Washington Wizards’ G League affiliate, has named Pops Mensah-Bonsu as the team’s general manager and Jarell Christian as the team’s head coach.

“We are very excited for the upcoming inaugural season for the Go-Go and are very pleased to have Pops and Jarell heading up the team’s basketball operations,” said Grunfeld. “They come to us with outstanding experience and we’re confident that they will lead our efforts to develop both players and staff while establishing a presence in the Southeast D.C. community”

Mensah-Bonsu comes to Capital City with over 10 years of basketball experience as a player and scout, spending the last two seasons as a pro personnel scout with the San Antonio Spurs.

Christian has spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach on the staff of the Oklahoma City Blue of the G League. 


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Nuggets To Sign DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell To Two-Way Deal

Aug 7, 2018 10:11 AM

The Denver Nuggets will sign DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell to a two-way contract. Akoon-Purcell went undrafted in 2016 out of Illinois State and has since played in Denmark for the Bakken Bears.

Thomas Welsh has Denver's other two-way contract.

The Nuggets now have a full roster of guaranteed deals plus their pair of two-way deals.

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R.J. Hunter Still Working To Return To NBA

Aug 5, 2018 3:29 PM

R.J. Hunter continues to pursue a career in the NBA.

Hunter was a first round pick by the Celtics in 2015 but lasted just one season with the team. Hunter has played in the G League ever since except for a five-game stint with the Rockets in 17-18.

“I think just not sticking [bothered me] and listening to too many voices,” Hunter said. “Then you’re getting pulled either which way and so your focus is not on what you really are there to do. It just takes some time to bounce around, and fall a couple of times and figure it out.

“It’s been extremely tough because I think the biggest thing is putting my ego aside and just getting back to playing basketball. I’ve needed everything that I’ve went through and it’s made me a better person, better player. My focus is better. I can bounce back during games. I’m just trying to appreciate every opportunity.”

This isn't the path Hunter envisioned for himself but he's continuing to grind.

“I have a lot of appreciation for it; of course you don’t stay in the finest hotels or eat the best food, but it gives you a great appreciation for the league,” he said. “When you get up there, you’re so hungry on keeping that spot because you don’t want to go back. I’ve had a chance to go back and develop and get my mind right and appreciate what I’m really doing for a living.”

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P.J. Dozier Signs Two-Way Contract With Celtics

Aug 3, 2018 8:24 PM

P.J. Dozier has agreed to sign a two-way deal with the Boston Celtics.

Dozier played for the Oklahoma City Thunder last season, averaging 12.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game in the G League.

Dozier went undrafted in 2017 out of South Carolina.

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Pacers Sign C.J. Wilcox To Two-Way Contract
C.J. Wilcox averaged 10.4 points per game while shooting 45.1 percent from the field for the Santa Cruz Warriors.

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Bucks Sign Jaylen Morris To Two-Way Contract
Jaylen Morris appeared in six games with the Hawks last season and averaged 4.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 16.4 minutes per game.

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Heat Sign Yante Maten To Two-Way Deal
Yante Maten averaged 10.7 points and 5.6 rebounds while shooting 44.6 percent from the field in Summer League.

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Alex Poythress Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Hawks
Alex Poythress spent last season on a two-way contract with the Pacers.

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Bucks Sign Trevon Duval To Two-Way Deal
Trevon Duval went undrafted in 2018 out of Duke.

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Bulls Sign Rawle Alkins To Two-Way Contract
Rawle Alkins went undrafted out of Arizona.

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Naz Mitrou-Long Agrees To Two-Way Contract With Jazz
Naz Mitrou-Long appeared in 40 games with the Salt Lake City Stars last season.

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Trevon Bluiett Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Pelicans
Trevon Blueitt has been one of the revelations of Summer League after going undrafted out of Xavier.

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Heat Sign Duncan Robinson To Two-Way contract
Duncan Robinson appeared in 115 career games at Michigan.

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Thunder Sign Deonte Burton To Two-Way Contract
Deonte Burton played collegiately at Iowa State and is on Oklahoma City's Summer League roster.

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Nuggets To Sign Thomas Welsh To Two-Way Contract
Thomas Welsh was the 58th overall selection out of UCLA by the Nuggets.


Isaiah Hicks Likely To Sign Two-Way Deal With Knicks
Isaiah Hicks spent the 17-18 season with the Knicks on a two-way contract.

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Lakers Sign Malik Newman To Two-Way Contract
Malik Newman averaged 14.2 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals in 31.6 minutes for Kansas last season.

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Pistons Agree To Sign Keenan Evans To Two-Way Contract
Keenan Evans went undrafted in 2018 out of Texas Tech. E

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Hawks Agree To Sign Jaylen Adams To Two-Way Contract
Jaylen Adams went undrafted out of St. Bonaventure.

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Clippers Sign Angel Delgado To Two-Way Contract
The Clippers were largely dependent on their two-way players last season in Jamil Wilson and Tyrone Williams.

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Rockets Sign Gary Clark To Two-Way Contract
Gary Clark went undrafted out of Cincinnati.

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Theo Pinson Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Nets
Theo Pinson went undrafted out of North Carolina.

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Knicks Sign Allonzo Trier To Two-Way Contract
Allonzo Trier went undrafted out of Arizona.

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Raptors 905 Hires Jama Mahlalela As Head Coach
Jama Mahlalela moved to the Raptors' bench in 13-14 helping with practice and game planning, individual player skill development and off-season programs.

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