Report: C Kosta Koufos, Kings agree to four-year deal
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The Kings have reportedly agreed to a four-year, $33 million deal
with center Kosta Koufos
, according to ESPN.com.
It was expected Koufous would be an attractive free agent this offseason, after he averaged better than five points-per-game in 2014-15 with the Grizzlies.
Report: Lakers on verge of landing Pacers C Roy Hibbert
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The Lakers and Pacers have all but completed a deal
that will send center Roy Hibbert
to Los Angeles for cash and a future draft pick, according to USA Today
The trade talks were precipitated by the inability of the Lakers to land top targets LaMarcus Aldridge or DeAndre Jordan in free agency.
Report: Clippers interested in free agent C JaVale McGee
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The Clippers are targeting free agent center
JaVale McGee after losing DeAndre Jordan
to Dallas, league sources have told Yahoo Sports.
The career of McGee went decidedly in the wrong direction last season. He was waived by Philadelphia in March. He played just 11 minutes a game for that team and Denver and averaged a career-low 4.6 points and 2.7 rebounds.
Report: Center Bismack Biyombo agrees to deal with Raptors
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The Raptors and free-agent center Bismack Biyombo
have agreed upon a two-year, $6 million
deal, sources told Yahoo Sports.
A four-year veteran, Biyombo averaged 4.8 points and 6.4 rebounds per game last season for the Hornets.
Report: Robin Lopez, Knicks agree on four-year, $54 million deal
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The Knicks and free-agent center Robin Lopez
have agreed on a four-year, $54 million deal
, sources told Yahoo Sports.
Lopez and the Knicks had previously agreed to join forces, but the franchise was still holding out hope that DeAndre Jordan might choose them in free agency. It became clear on Friday that Jordan would not, so the two sides proceeded to finalize a deal.
Lopez averaged 9.6 points and 6.7 rebounds for the Trail Blazers last season.
Report: Wizards shopping F Nene
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The Wizards are shopping
in hopes to create more cap space to use during this free agency, sources are telling ESPN.com's Marc Stein.
The Wizards are pursuing free-agent big man David West, which would make Nene expendable.
Hornets sign first-round pick Frank Kaminsky
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The Hornets announced that they have signed first-round draft pick Frank Kaminsky
to his rookie contract.
Kaminsky was selected ninth overall and was named the National Player of the Year as a senior at Wisconsin. Kaminsky helped lead the Badgers to the national championship game. Kaminsky shot 18.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.5 blocks in 33.6 minutes per game as a senior.
Cavaliers' Timofey Mozgov has knee scoped, lengthy rehab ahead
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Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov went through a scope
on his right knee on Wednesday, per ESPN.com.
Mozgov is expected to take about six weeks to rehab from the procedure before he can play.
Report: Pistons sign former Spurs C Aron Baynes
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Hours after losing center Greg Monroe, the Pistons moved to fill the void, signing
center Aron Baynes
from the Spurs, per the Detroit Free Press
. The contract is reported to be for three-years, with the value dependent on the final salary-cap figure.
The 6-foot-10 Baynes has spent his entire three-year NBA career with the Spurs after coming out of Washington State, and in 2014-15 averaged 6.6 points and 4.5 rebounds in 70 games, with 17 starts.
Report: Knicks contact restricted free-agent C Enes Kanter
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After missing out on their primary target in center Greg Monroe, the Knicks have moved on and have contacted
restricted free-agent center Enes Kanter
of the Thunder about a deal, per the Daily News
Kanter, who came to the Thunder in a midseason deal with the Jazz, thrived in Oklahoma City, averaging 18.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game in 26 games after the trade. The Thunder made Kanter a qualifying offer earlier in the week, meaning they have the opportunity to match any new deal he receives.