Basketball Wiretap

Mavericks Waive Nicolas Brussino

Jul 20, 2017 7:55 PM

The Dallas Mavericks have waived guard-forward Nicolas Brussino.

Brussino (6-8, 195) averaged 2.8 points, 1.7 rebounds and 9.7 minutes in 54 games (two starts) with Dallas as a rookie in 2016-17.

A native of Canada de Gomez, Argentina, Brussino signed with Dallas as a free agent on July 15, 2016. 

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Pistons Waive Michael Gbinije, Save $830k

Jul 16, 2017 11:21 AM

The Detroit Pistons have waived Michael Gbinije.

The Pistons waived Gbinije before his $1.3 million contract would have become guaranteed. 

Gbinije's contract was only partially guaranteed for $500,000. 

Gbinije was selected in the second round of the 2016 draft as a defensive specialist out of Syracuse.

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Pacers Waive George Niang

Jul 14, 2017 5:37 PM

The Indiana Pacers have waived George Niang.

Niang appeared in 23 games with the Pacers last season.

Niang was a second round pick in 2016 out of Iowa State.

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Celtics Waive Jordan Mickey

Jul 14, 2017 10:26 AM

The Boston Celtics have waived forward Jordan Mickey.

Originally selected by Boston in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft, Mickey averaged 1.4 points (41.1% FG, 54.2% FT), 1.1 rebounds and 4.8 minutes in 41 games (one start) over two seasons with the Celtics.

Mickey also played in 35 games (34 starts) for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA G League over the last two seasons, producing 18.6 points (52.5% FG, 40.4% 3-PT, 74.8% FT), 9.7 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 3.83 blocked shots in 33.1 minutes.

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Lakers Waive David Nwaba

Jul 12, 2017 12:23 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have requested waivers on guard David Nwaba.

Nwaba played in 20 games (two starts) for the Lakers, averaging 6.0 points (.580 FG%) and 3.1 rebounds in 19.9 minutes. The Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo product signed the first of two 10-day contracts on February 28, after tallying 14.1 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.0 blocks in 39 games (30 starts) with the Los Angeles D-Fenders.

Nwaba signed the second of his two 10-day contracts on March 11, before signing with the Lakers for the remainder of the season on March 21.

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Nuggets Waive Mike Miller

Jul 11, 2017 4:01 PM

The Denver Nuggets have waived Mike Miller.

Denver re-signed Miller last offseason on a two-year, $5 million deal.

Miller appeared in 20 games last season with the Nuggets, averaging just 7.6 minutes per game.

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Magic To Waive C.J. Watson

Jul 10, 2017 3:53 PM

The Orlando Magic will waive C.J. Watson.

Watson signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the Magic in the 2015 offseason.

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Raptors To Waive And Stretch Justin Hamilton

Jul 9, 2017 6:08 PM

The Toronto Raptors will waive and stretch Justin Hamilton.

The Raptors agreed to acquire Hamilton as part of the DeMarre Carroll salary dump trade with the Brooklyn Nets.

Toronto will have a $1 million cap hit over the next three years. The Raptors are now $2.5 million below the tax.

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Jamal Crawford Bought Out By Hawks, Receiving Interest From Cavs, Wizards, Wolves

Jul 7, 2017 7:25 PM

Jamal Crawford has been bought out by the Atlanta Hawks following his trade to the team by the Los Angeles Clippers.

David Aldridge of NBA.com reports Crawford figures to receive interest from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Wizards and Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Los Angeles Lakers and Crawford no longer have mutual interest.

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Pacers Waive Rakeem Christmas

Jul 7, 2017 10:59 AM

The Indiana Pacers have waived forward Rakeem Christmas.

Christmas appeared in 30 games and averaged 2.1 points and 1.9 rebounds per game over his two seasons with the Pacers.

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Knicks Waive Marshall Plumlee
The Knicks will waive Marshall Plumlee.

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Pacers Waive Monta Ellis
The Pacers have waived Monta Ellis.

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Magic Waive Stephen Zimmerman
The Magic have waived Stephen Zimmerman.

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Heat Waive Chris Bosh
Chris Bosh was an NBA All-Star in each of his six seasons with the Heat.

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Suns Waive Leandro Barbosa
Leandro Barbosa's release creates $3.5 million in cap space that can be used to accept salary dumps as the Suns pivot towards a full rebuild.

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Celtics Waive Tyler Zeller
The Celtics have waived Tyler Zeller.

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Lakers Waive Tarik Black
Tarik Black has averaged 5.5 points (.543 FG%) and 5.1 rebounds in 144 career games (43 starts) with the Lakers.

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Hawks Request Waivers On Mike Dunleavy
Mike Dunleavy played in 30 games with the Hawks, averaging 5.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 15.8 minutes.

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76ers Waive Gerald Henderson
The 76ers have waived Gerald Henderson.

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Knicks Waive Maurice Ndour
Maurice Ndour averaged 3.1 points and 2.0 rebounds in 10.4 minutes per game for the Knicks during the 16-17 season.

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Bulls To Waive Rajon Rondo Barring Last Minute Trade
Rajon Rondo only has $3 million of his contract for the 17-18 season guaranteed out of his $13.4 million team option.

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Wolves Waive Jordan Hill
The Timberwolves have waived Jordan Hill.

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Kings Release Arron Afflalo Before Guarantee Date
Arron Afflalo had a guarantee date of June 23rd with only $1.5 guaranteed.

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