February 2020 Basketball Wiretap

Lakers To Waive DeMarcus Cousins

Feb 21, 2020 7:22 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers will waive DeMarcus Cousins.

The Lakers are expected to sign Markieff Morris when he clears waivers.

Cousins has been rehabbing a torn ACL suffered last August. 

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Markieff Morris, Pistons Agree To Buyout, Lakers Considered Frontrunner

Feb 21, 2020 3:21 PM

Markieff Morris has agreed to a buyout with the Detroit Pistons.

Morris is averaging 11.1 points, .39 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 22.5 minutes over 44 games this season with the Pistons.

Morris signed a two-year, $7.4 million deal with the Pistons this past offseason. 

The Los Angeles Lakers are the frontrunner to sign Morris while the Toronto Raptors have also expressed interest.

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DeMarre Carroll Agrees To Buyout With Spurs

Feb 17, 2020 8:30 PM

DeMarre Carroll and the San Antonio Spurs have agreed to a contract buyout.

Carroll's negotiations with the Spurs were on guaranteed money of $2.3 million for the rest of this season, $6.65 million in 2020-2021 and $1.35 million in 2021-22.

Carroll will sign with the Houston Rockets upon clearing waivers.

Carroll signed a three-year deal with the Spurs this past offseason.

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Suns Waive Tyler Johnson

Feb 9, 2020 8:25 PM

The Phoenix Suns have waived Tyler Johnson, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Johnson is in the final year of a 4-year deal, and is still owed $7 million of his $19.25 million contract.

Teams are expected to be interested in signing Johnson, according to ESPN.

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Dion Waiters, Grizzlies Agree To Buyout

Feb 9, 2020 4:43 PM

Dion Waiters and the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a buyout.

Waiters will receive his full pay for the remainder of the current season and $12.6 million in 20-21.

Waiters appeared in three games for the Miami Heat this season before his trade to the Grizzlies at the deadline.

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Clippers Waive Isaiah Thomas, Have Two Open Roster Spots

Feb 8, 2020 7:43 PM

The Los Angeles Clippers have waived Isaiah Thomas, league sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Thomas was part of a three-team trade with the Wizards and the Knicks.

The Clippers now have two free roster spots. 

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Bucks Waive Dragan Bender To Clear Roster Spot For Marvin Williams

Feb 8, 2020 11:36 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks are waiving Dragan Bender, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The move clears a roster spot for Marvin Williams, who will sign with the Bucks after agreeing to a buyout with the Hornets.

Bender averaged 3.7 points in 7 games this season. 

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Nuggets Request Waivers On Gerald Green

Feb 8, 2020 3:36 AM

The Denver Nuggets have requested waivers on Gerald Green, whom they recently acquired as part of a 12-player, 4-team deal.

Green has sat out the entire season due to a foot injury.

The Nuggets will have one open roster spot after waiving Green.


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Marvin Williams Agrees To Buyout With Hornets, Plans To Sign With Bucks

Feb 7, 2020 8:50 PM

Marvin Williams Jr. and the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a buyout.

Williams was on a $15 million expiring contract and will clear waivers to become an unrestricted free agent.

Williams has been with the Hornets since 2014 and will give a contending team frontcourt versatility. 

Shams Charania of The Athletic reports Williams plans to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks once he clears waivers.

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Pistons Waive Tim Frazier

Feb 6, 2020 3:51 PM

The Detroit Pistons have waived Tim Frazier.

Frazier signed a one-year, $2.1 million deal with the Pistons in the offseason.

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76ers Waive Trey Burke

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Hawks Waive Chandler Parsons To Create Roster Spot

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