Basketball Wiretap

Clippers Claim Rodney McGruder Off Waivers

Apr 9, 2019 5:05 PM

The Los Angeles Clippers have claimed Rodney McGruder off waivers.

McGruder was waived by the Miami Heat in a luxury tax avoidance move.

McGruder will not be playoff eligible.

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Clippers Waive Luc Mbah A Moute, Looking To Upgrade Roster Before Playoffs

Apr 7, 2019 8:17 PM

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Luc Mbah A Moute in order to free up a roster spot before the playoffs.

Mbah A Moute appeared in just 4 games this season, averaging 5 points and 1.8 rebounds. He was ruled out for the season after having knee surgery. 

The Clippers now have 13 players on their roster, with 1 open spot. 

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Heat Waive Rodney McGruder To Potentially Avoid Luxury Tax

Apr 7, 2019 8:04 PM

The Miami Heat waived Rodney McGruder following their 117-109 loss to the Toronto Raptors.

The Heat would avoid the luxury tax if another team claims McGruder's $1.5 million contract, which they reportedly believe will happen.

McGruder played in 65 games this season, averaging 7.7 points and 3.6 rebounds. 

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Wizards Waive Wesley Johnson

Apr 6, 2019 9:04 AM

The Washington Wizards have waived forward Wesley Johnson.

Johnson appeared in 12 games for the Wizards and averaged 2.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per game. 

Johnson was originally acquired from the New Orleans Pelicans on February 7 in exchange for Markieff Morris and a 2023 second round pick.

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76ers Waive Justin Patton

Apr 3, 2019 5:18 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers have waived Justin Patton.

Patton was acquired on Nov. 12, 2018 in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves and appeared in three NBA games for the 76ers this season. Additionally, Patton spent time with the 76ers’ G League affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats, where he appeared in 11 games (two starts) and posted 8.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 18.6 minutes per game.

Patton has appeared in four NBA games and 49 G League games over two seasons with Minnesota and Philadelphia. Originally selected by Chicago with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Patton played one collegiate season at Creighton before entering the draft.

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Rockets Claim Trevon Duval Off Waivers

Mar 27, 2019 7:16 AM

The Houston Rockets have claimed Trevon Duval off waivers.

Duval was waived on Sunday by the Milwaukee Bucks.

Duval went undrafted out of Duke in 2018.

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Bucks Waive Trevon Duval From Two-Way Contract

Mar 25, 2019 9:15 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on guard Trevon Duval. The undrafted rookie from Duke originally signed a Two-Way contract on July 24, 2018. 

Duval appeared in three games for the Bucks this season and averaged 1.7 points in 1.9 minutes per game.

In 39 games (21 starts) for the Wisconsin Herd of the NBA G League, Duval averaged 12.5 points, 3.6 assists and 2.8 rebounds per contest.

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