February 2021 Basketball Wiretap

Cavaliers Waive Marques Bolden From Two-Way Contract

Feb 24, 2021 11:05 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived Two-Way center Marques Bolden and signed guard Brodric Thomas to a Two-Way contract.

Bolden (6-10, 249) played in six games with the Cavaliers this season and was a member of Cleveland’s 2020 training camp roster. He has played in three games (all starts) this season with the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers’ exclusively owned and operated NBA G League affiliate, averaging 6.3 points on .583 shooting from the field, 6.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 17.0 minutes.

Thomas (6-5, 185) played in four games this season with the Houston Rockets after joining the team’s 2020 training camp roster and being converted to a Two-Way player for Houston on Dec. 19. He was waived by the Rockets on Feb. 12 and returned to their NBA G League affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, on Feb. 14. Thomas has played in eight games (all starts) this season with the Vipers, averaging 16.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks in 33.3 minutes. He played 80 games (78 starts) collegiately at Truman State, averaging 18.8 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks in 31.8 minutes over three seasons, and went undrafted in the 2020 NBA Draft.

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Kings Waive Glenn Robinson III

Feb 24, 2021 10:00 PM

The Sacramento Kings will waive Glenn Robinson III.

Robinson signed a one-year deal with the Kings in the offseason. Robinson averaged 5.3 points and 2.0 rebounds in 16.0 minutes over 23 games with the Kings this season.

Robinson split time between the Golden State Warriors and Philadelphia 76ers last season.

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Jazz Release Shaquille Harrison

Feb 24, 2021 3:37 PM

The Utah Jazz will release Shaquille Harrison.

Harrison signed a non-guaranteed deal with the Jazz in December shortly after training camp started for the team but was never able to establish himself in Quin Snyder's rotation.

The deal would have become fully guaranteed on Wednesday.

Harrison began his NBA career during the 2017-18 season with the Phoenix Suns and spent two seasons with the Chicago Bulls before signing with the Jazz.

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Nets Waive Noah Vonleh, Iman Shumpert, Andre Roberson, Will Sign Tyler Cook To 10-Day Deal

Feb 24, 2021 1:09 AM

The Brooklyn Nets are set to waive Noah Vonleh, Iman Shumpert, and Andre Roberson ahead of the deadline to guarantee deals for the rest of the season, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The team is also planning to sign Tyler Cook to a 10-day contract.

Cook averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds in the G League bubble. 

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Tags: Tyler Cook, Noah Vonleh, Andre Roberson, Iman Shumpert, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Official Signing, NBA Waiver

Suns Waive Damian Jones

Feb 23, 2021 6:48 PM

The Phoenix Suns are waiving Damian Jones.

Jones appeared in 14 games this season with the Suns, averaging 6.7 minutes.

Jones was a first round pick in 2016 by the Golden State Warriors out of Vanderbilt. 

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Pelicans Waive Sindarius Thornwell

Feb 23, 2021 2:44 PM

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived guard Sindarius Thornwell.

Thornwell, 6-4, 215, has appeared in 11 games (one start) this season, with New Orleans, averaging 1.4 points in 4.8 minutes per contest.

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Lakers Waive Quinn Cook

Feb 23, 2021 1:34 AM

The Los Angeles Lakers are waiving Quinn Cook, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Several teams are expected to express interest in Cook.

The 27-year-old is averaging 2.1 points per game this season. 

The Lakers now have two open roster spots. 

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Nets Sign Andre Roberson, Waive Norvel Pelle

Feb 16, 2021 1:19 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have signed Andre Roberson, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic. 

The Nets waived Norvel Pelle to make room for Roberson's signing. 

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Tags: Andre Roberson, Norvel Pelle, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Waiver