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Lakers Sign Johnathan Williams To Two-Way Deal, Waive Travis Wear

Oct 19, 2018 5:23 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Johnathan Williams to a two-way contract.

In a related move, the Lakers have requested waivers on forward Travis Wear.

Williams (6-9, 230) played in all six preseason games for the Lakers, averaging 6.8 points (.516 FG%) and 4.3 rebounds in 14.5 minutes per game.

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Rockets Convert Gary Clark, Vince Edwards To Two-Way Deals

Oct 15, 2018 5:20 PM

The Houston Rockets will convert the contracts of Gary Clark and Vince Edwards to two-way deals.

Clark went undrafted out of Cincinnati.

Edwards was a second round pick in 2018 out of Purdue.

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Pistons Convert Zach Lofton To Two-Way Deal, Waive Reggie Hearn

Oct 15, 2018 3:29 PM

The Detroit Pistons have exercised its two-way player conversion option on guard Zach Lofton.

Detroit also announced that guard Reggie Hearn has been waived.

Lofton, 6-4, 180, appeared in four games with the Pistons this preseason and averaged 5.5 points (.471 FG, .400 3FG), 2.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 8.9 minutes per game. A member of the Pistons’ team at the 2018 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, NV, Lofton played last season at New Mexico State where he averaged 20.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game and was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Year.

Hearn, 6-5, 210, played in one game this preseason, recording three points at San Antonio on October 5. He was signed to a two-way contract on January 15, 2018 and appeared in three games with the Pistons where he averaged 1.0 points in 2.3 minutes per game.

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Hornets Convert Joe Chealey To Two-Way Deal

Oct 13, 2018 1:29 PM

The Charlotte Hornets have converted the contract of Joe Chealey to a two-way deal.

Chealey went undrafted in 2018 out of Charleston.

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Raptors Sign Chris Boucher To Two-Way Deal

Oct 12, 2018 2:11 PM

The Toronto Raptors have agreed to sign Chris Boucher to a two-way contract.

Boucher earned the two-way with a strong camp performance.

Boucher spent last season on a two-way deal with the Golden State Warriors.

Boucher totaled nine points, two rebounds, four blocks and 19 minutes in four games during the preseason. 

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Warriors Sign Jaleel Cousins To Exhibit 10 Deal

Oct 12, 2018 1:07 PM

The Golden State Warriors have agreed to sign Jaleel Cousins to an Exhibit 10.

Cousins is the younger brother of DeMarcus Cousins.

Cousins will play for the Santa Cruz Warriors.

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Nets Convert Theo Pinson To Two-Way Contract

Oct 11, 2018 4:58 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have converted the contract of Theo Pinson into a two-way deal.

Pinson went undrafted in 2018 out of North Carolina.

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Josh Huestis Agrees To Exhibit 10 Deal With Spurs

Oct 9, 2018 1:53 PM

The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to sign Josh Huestis to an Exhibit 10 contract.

Huestis was a first round pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2014 out of Stanford, but he didn't sign an NBA deal until 2015.

Huestis averaged 14.2 minutes per game over 69 appearances in 17-18 with the Thunder.

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Spurs Waive Jaron Blossomgame

Oct 8, 2018 2:54 PM

The San Antonio Spurs have waived Jaron Blossomgame.

Blossomgame was a second round pick by the Spurs in 2017 and played on their G League team last season.

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Grizzlies Sign D.J. Stephens To Two-Way Contract

Oct 8, 2018 10:49 AM

The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to sign D.J. Stephens to a two-way NBA deal.

Stephens played in the NBA in 2014 with the Milwaukee Bucks and spent last season in France with Le Mans.

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Anthony Carter Hired By Heat As Player Development Coach
Anthony Carter will be involved in all aspects of player development for the Heat and implementing Miami's player development and mentorship programs with the Heatís G League affiliate.

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