DeMarcus Cousins
DeMarcus Cousins avoids serious injury at Team USA practice
DeMarcus Cousins, C, SAC
8/15/2014
News: Kings center DeMarcus Cousins dodged a bullet Thursday when the MRI on his right knee came back negative.

According to Yahoo Sports, Cousins limped off the court during a Team USA training session after Anthony Davis landed on his knee during a scrimmage. Cousins later tweeted that he was "fine," helping to suppress any concerns of a serious injury. 

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Greg Oden
Report: Greg Oden faces felony charge
Greg Oden, C, MIA
8/11/2014
News: Free agent Greg Oden is facing a felony charge after allegedly attacking his former girlfriend after a night of drinking, the Indianapolis Star reports.

Oden is accused of punching the woman in the face three times and fracturing a bone in her nose, according to court documents. The felony offense carries a penaly of one-to-six years in prison.

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Lucas Nogueira
Raptors sign newly acquired Lucas Nogueira
Lucas Nogueira, C, ATL
8/6/2014
News: The Raptors signed forward Lucas Nogueira to a rookie-scale contract Sunday, a few months after acquiring him in a trade from the Hawks.

Nogueira was the No. 16 pick by the Hawks a year ago, but sat out his rookie season while dealing with knee issues. He is expected to fight for a reserve role off the bench for the Raptors. 

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Kevin Seraphin
Kevin Seraphin stays put with Wizards
Kevin Seraphin, C, WAS
7/18/2014
News: The Wizards have come to terms with free agent forward Kevin Seraphin on a $3.8 million qualifying offer, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports on Friday. Seraphin, 24, averaged 4.7 points and 2.4 rebounds in 10.9 minutes over 53 games for the Wizards last season.
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David Lee
David Lee OK after minor surgery
David Lee, C, GS
7/14/2014
News: David Lee had surgery, but he considers it minor -- in fact, "very minor." The Warriors forward went under the knife a few weeks ago to address a core muscle injury, according to the San Jose Mercury News. 

Coach Steve Kerr said he's doing fine and has been working out since undergoing the procedure. The 31-year-old averaged 18.2 points and 9.3 rebounds last season. 

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Omer Asik
Wizards, Rockets, Pelicans finalize three-team deal
Omer Asik, C, NO
7/14/2014
News: The Wizards, Rockets and Pelicans have agreed to a three-team trade involving Trevor Ariza, Alonzo Gee, Omer Asik and Omri Casspi, David Aldridge of NBA.com reports on Sunday.

The Pelicans will receive Asik, Casspi and $1.5 million cash from Houston. The Rockets will get Ariza, Gee and a 2015 protected first-round pick from the Pelicans. The Wizards will receive Melvin Ely 's unguaranteed contract and a $8.5 million trade exception.

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Alex Len
Alex Len to miss rest of Vegas Summer League with broken finger
Alex Len, C, PHO
7/14/2014
News: Suns center Alex Len was ruled out for the remainder of the Las Vegas Summer League because of a fractured finger on his right hand, the team announced. Len got his finger caught in the jersey of an opponent on Saturday breaking his pinky finger. He will fly back to Phoenix for further evaluation.
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Brendan Haywood
Hornets, Cavaliers announce minor move
Brendan Haywood, C, CLE
7/12/2014
News: The Cavaliers acquired center Brendan Haywood and the draft rights to Dwight Powell from the Hornets for guard Scotty Hopson, the team announced Saturday.

Haywood did not play at all for the Bobcats last year.  

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Channing Frye
Channing Frye inks four-year deal with Magic
Channing Frye, C, ORL
7/8/2014
News: Veteran forward Channing Frye has agreed to a four-year deal worth $32 million with the Magic, according to multiple media reports Monday.

Frye was to make $6.8 million this season before he opted out of the final year of his contract with the Suns. He made his return last year following a season-long absence due to a heart issue in 2012-13, and was able to play in all 82 games He averaged 11.1 points and 5.1 rebounds, while shooting 37.0 percent from three-point range. 

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Nerlens Noel
Nerlens Noel gets through first summer-league game
Nerlens Noel, C, PHI
7/5/2014
News: 76ers center Nerlens Noel shined in his Orlando Summer League debut Saturday, his first game action since tearing his ACL as a freshman in college.

Noel played 26 minutes in the exhibition game against the Magic, and looked dominant at times against rookies and other fringe NBA players. He scored 19 points on 6 of 11 shooting, with two rebounds, three assists and four steals. Noel also went 7 for 7 from the free-throw line, a promising sign after he shot just 52.9 percent from the free-throw line at Kentucky. 

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