Basketball Wiretap

Grizzlies Sign Briante Weber To 10-Day Contract, Waive Xavier Rathan-Mayes

Mar 14, 2018 1:15 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Briante Weber to a 10-day contract as a Call-Up from the NBA G League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce. In addition, the team waived guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes (X-avier RUH-tan Mays).

Weber (6-2, 165) began this season as a two-way player for the Houston Rockets and Rio Grande Valley Vipers. He came off the bench in all 13 of his appearances for the Rockets and averaged 2.0 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 9.1 minutes; he started all 13 of his games with the Vipers and averaged 18.2 points, 6.4 rebounds, 7.2 assists and 3.31 steals in 34.4 minutes. At the conclusion of his two-way contract, Weber entered into his third career stint with Sioux Falls where he started all 15 of his games and averaged 14.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 2.07 steals in 34.4 minutes.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Briante Weber, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

Bucks Waive Mirza Teletovic

Mar 11, 2018 11:22 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on forward Mirza Teletovic.

Teletovic has been out due to blood clots.

“The health of our players is our primary concern,” said Bucks General Manager Jon Horst. “The Bucks and Mirza Teletovic, in consultation with team doctors and other physicians, have been working together since December to evaluate and manage Mirza’s situation. As a result of the overall evaluation that we’ve gone through, at this time we are both moving on.”

“We appreciate all of Mirza’s contributions to the Bucks organization and our community. We wish him a lifetime of good health with his family.”

In 10 games this season, Teletovic averaged 7.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 15.9 minutes per game while shooting 46.7 percent from 3-point range.

RealGM STaff Report

Tags: Mirza Teletovic, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Injury, NBA Waiver

Magic Waive Rashad Vaughn

Mar 7, 2018 5:41 PM

The Orlando Magic have waived Rashad Vaughn.

Vaughn was signed to successive 10-day contracts.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Rashad Vaughn, Orlando Magic, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

Bucks Waive Sean Kilpatrick

Mar 2, 2018 12:14 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on guard Sean Kilpatrick to create a roster spot for Shabazz Muhammad. 

Kilpatrick was signed to a Two-Way contract with the Bucks on Dec. 18. On Jan. 7, Kilpatrick’s contract was converted to a standard NBA contract. Appearing in 23 games for Milwaukee, he averaged 4.0 points and 1.1 rebounds in 8.9 minutes per game. 

Kilpatrick began the season with Brooklyn and played in 16 games for the Nets, averaging 4.9 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11.4 minutes per contest. He was waived by Brooklyn on Dec. 7.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Sean Kilpatrick, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Rankings, NBA Waiver

76ers Waive Trevor Booker To Sign Ersan Ilyasova

Feb 28, 2018 2:13 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers will waive Trevor Booker to create a roster spot for Ersan Ilyasova.

Booker was acquired by the 76ers as part of the Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas trade.

Booker was a poor fit with the 76ers due to his inability to space the floor.

Booker is expected to receive interest from playoff teams.

Michael Scotto/The Athletic

Tags: Trevor Booker, Ersan Ilyasova, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

Ersan Ilyasova Completes Buyout With Hawks, Will Sign With 76ers

Feb 26, 2018 3:54 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on forward Ersan Ilyasova.

According to Shams Charania, Ilyasova is expected to sign with the 76ers.

In 46 games this season (40 starts), Ilyasova has averaged 10.9 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.0 steals in 25.6 minutes (.459 FG%, .359 3FG%, .800 FT%).

Ilyasova re-signed with the Hawks on July 21, 2017 after originally being acquired by Atlanta from Philadelphia.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Ersan Ilyasova, Atlanta Hawks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver