March 2021 Basketball Wiretap

Knicks Waive Terrance Ferguson, Vincent Poirier

Mar 28, 2021 5:22 PM

The New York Knicks waived Terrance Ferguson and Vincent Poirier, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Both players were recently acquired in a deal involving Austin Rivers.

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Andre Drummond Officially Signs With Lakers After Clearing Waivers

Mar 28, 2021 2:06 PM

Andre Drummond has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced on Sunday. 

Lakers players and front office members have been recruiting Drummond hard, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Drummond will have an opportunity to start at center for the Lakers. 

Drummond is averaging 17.5 points and 13.5 rebounds on the season. 

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Thunder Waive Austin Rivers, Bucks Leaders To Sign Rivers

Mar 28, 2021 1:06 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder waived Austin Rivers, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The Bucks are reportedly in the lead to sign Rivers once he clears waivers, with mutual interest on both sides. 

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Magic Waive Jeff Teague

Mar 27, 2021 12:05 PM

The Orlando Magic have waived Jeff Teague, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Teague was acquired from the Celtics in the deal involving Evan Fournier. 

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Grizzlies Waive Gorgui Dieng

Mar 26, 2021 9:01 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Gorgui Dieng.

Dieng agreed to a four-year, $64 million extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2016.

Dieng (6-10, 252) appeared in 39 games (one start) over parts of two seasons in Memphis and averaged 7.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 17.7 minutes after he was acquired by the Grizzlies from the Minnesota Timberwolves on Feb. 6, 2020.

Selected with the 21st overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the 31-year-old has competed in 537 regular season games (205 starts) over his eight-year NBA career and has averaged 7.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 21.8 minutes. A native of Senegal, Dieng won the 2013 NCAA Championship as a junior at the University of Louisville.

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Thunder Waive Meyers Leonard

Mar 25, 2021 8:36 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder has waived forward/center Meyers Leonard.

Leonard was originally acquired from the Miami Heat on March 17, 2021.

Leonard is out for the season and was recently disciplined for making an anti-Semitic slur.

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LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Agree To Contract Buyout

Mar 25, 2021 8:28 PM

The San Antonio Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge have reached agreement on a contract buyout.

Shams Charania reported that Aldridge gave back $7.25 million with the buyout, while Adrian Wojnarowski countered that it was $5.8 million.

Aldridge is widely expected to sign with the Miami Heat once he clears waivers.

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Kings To Release Jabari Parker

Mar 25, 2021 4:22 PM

The Sacramento Kings are likely to release Jabari Parker.

Parker was on a two-year, $13 million deal he initially signed in 2019 with the Atlanta Hawks.

Parker had only appeared in three games this season with the Kings.

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Bucks Waive Jaylen Adams

Mar 4, 2021 8:22 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks have waived Jaylen Adams.

Milwaukee had until Thursday to waive a Two-Way player before his contract becomes fully guaranteed. 

Adams appeared in seven games with the Bucks this season.

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