July 2019 Basketball Wiretap

Clippers Sign Derrick Walton, Johnathan Motley
Jonathan Motley averaged 24.5 points and 9.9 rebounds in the G League last season.

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David Griffin: Look At Zion Williamson As 'Draymond Green Type' Facilitator On Offense
David Griffin added that Zion Williamson is still getting taller.

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Bucks, Clippers Top Regular Season-Win Totals At Caesars Sportsbook
The Lakers are the most popular bet to win the NBA title at Caesars.

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Russell Westbrook: 'I Don't Have To Touch The Ball' To Impact Game With Rockets
Russell Westbrook added that he expects to thrive in Mike D'Antoni's system.

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RealGM Radio: Ethan Sherwood Strauss on Offseason, Warriors
Host Danny Leroux and Ethan Sherwood Strauss of The Athletic break down the offseason, Warriors’ summer and much more.

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Mavericks Waive Daryl Macon From Two-Way Deal
Daryl Macon averaged 19.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 1.0 steal in 34.5 minutes per contest in the G League.

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Mavericks Sign Dakota Mathias
Dakota went undrafted in 2018 after a four-year college career at Purdue.

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CSKA Interested In Jeremy Lin, Ron Baker
Jeremy Lin finished last season with the Raptors.


Celtics Sign Tremont Waters, Max Strus To Two-Way Deals
Tremont Waters was a second round pick by the Celtics.

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Mavericks Sign Antonius Cleveland To Two-Way Contract
Antonius Cleveland averaged 16.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 2.4 steals and 1.0 block in 25.0 minutes per game in Summer League.

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Sam Presti Disagrees With Paul George On Trade Being 'Mutual' Decision
Paul George requested a trade from the Thunder to the Clippers.

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Celtics Agree To Purchase G League's Main Red Claws
The Celtics and Red Claws have long been partners.

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Steve Ballmer On Proposed Clippers Arena In Inglewood: I Want It To Be About Basketball
The proposed arena would be built on 26 acres in Inglewood and seat 18,500 fans.

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C.J. Miles To Undergo Surgery On Left Foot, Will Be Reevaluated In Six Weeks
C.J. Miles was acquired by the Wizards earlier this summer.


Trey Burke Signs One-Year Deal With Sixers
Trey Burke played in 58 games for the Knicks and Mavs last season.

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RJ Hampton Signs Five-Year Endorsement Deal With Li-Ning
RJ Hampton will play this season in Australia's National Basketball League.

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Dragan Bender Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Bucks
Dragan Bender has mostly struggled during his time in the NBA.

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Knicks Valued At $4 Billion, Ranked As Most Valuable NBA Team In 2019 By Forbes
Nine NBA teams are ranked in the 50 most valuable sports teams of 2019.

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Doc Rivers: 'Lob City' Era Never Understood Urgency To Win
Doc Rivers added that he feels like a college coach trying to win with new recruits.

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John Wall Likely Out For 2019-20 Season
John Wall tore his Achilles while recovering from heel surgery.

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Furkan Korkmaz Signs Two-Year Deal With Sixers
Furkan Korkmaz averaged 5.8 points in 48 games last season.

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Steve Kerr: Anthony Davis Situation 'A Real Problem' For League
Steve Kerr said that the league needed to address players demanding trades with multiple years left on their contract.

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Players Only Broadcasts Won't Return For 19-20 Season
The broadcasts received a considerable amount of criticism with their unconventional style without a typical play-by-play announcer.

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Kawhi Leonard: I Was Very Close To Committing To Lakers Or Raptors
Kawhi Leonard said the decision became easy when the Clippers lined up their deal for Paul George.

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Paul George: Seems Like Destiny To Play With Kawhi Leonard
Paul George was on the Pacers when they drafted Kawhi Leonard in 2011.

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Pelicans Sign Zylan Cheatham, Josh Gray To Two-Way Contracts
Zylan Cheatham joined the Pelicans' Summer League team after going undrafted out of Arizona State in 2019.

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Zion Williamson Signs Richest Ever Shoe Deal For NBA Rookie
Zion Williamson had other offers in excess of $10 million annually.

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JaKarr Sampson Agrees To One-Year Deal With Pacers
JaKarr Sampson appeared in four games last season with the Bulls.

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Pau Gasol Agrees To One-Year Deal With Blazers
Pau Gasol finished last season with the Bucks.

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Kevin Love Withdraws From Team USA For World Cup
Kevin Love was limited to just 22 games last season due to toe and shoulder injuries.

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