Grizzlies PF and top draft pick Jarell Martin fractures foot
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The Grizzlies have announced that top draft pick Jarell Martin
has a fractured left foot
. The team has not revealed a timetable for his return.
The power forward sustained the injury colliding with another player in a workout Wednesday and underwent surgery Thursday.
Martin, who was selected with the 25th overall pick in the 2015 draft, averaged 13.7 points and 6.9 rebounds over his last two seasons with LSU.
Free agent Glen Davis to have ankle surgery; to miss 8-12 weeks
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Free agent Glen Davis
will undergo surgery
on his left ankle to repair torn ligaments, a cyst and bone spurs on Wednesday, according to Yahoo Sports.
Davis will miss at least 8-12 weeks before he can return to basketball related activities.
Davis averaged four points per game in 74 games for the Clippers last season.
Mavs F Chandler Parsons targeting opening night for return
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Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons
has begun basketball-related activities
and is targeting opening night for his return, reports the team's official website. Parsons is recovering from knee surgery.
Report: Clippers reach deal with veteran Chuck Hayes
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The Clippers signed forward Chuck Hayes
to a one-year deal
Monday, a source told Yahoo Sports.
Hayes has 10 years experience in the NBA. He averaged 1.7 points and 1.8 rebounds in 29 games last season.
The Hornets have announced that they have signed small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
to a contract extension.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Kidd-Gilchrist averaged a career-high 10.9 points and 7.6 rebounds in 28.9 minutes per game last season.
Timberwolves sign F Tayshaun Prince to help woeful defense
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What was reported has now been made official by the Timberwolves, who have announced the signing of veteran small forward Tayshaun Prince
. The deal is reportedly one year for the veteran's minimum.
The 35-year-old Prince totaled 7.5 points and 3.6 rebounds in 24 minutes per game for Memphis, Boston and Detroit a year ago.
He also shot 44 percent from the floor, but is far better known for his defense. Minnesota allowed a league-high 106.5 points per game last season.
Heat PF Josh McRoberts (knee) is close to 100 percent
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Heat power forward Josh McRoberts
says he is feeling close to 100 percent
recovered from the knee injury that cost him the majority of last season, per The Indy Star.
"I don't think I'm ever going to see 100 percent (laughs). I've played too long to be 100 percent, but I'm getting pretty close. I've had a great summer here rehabbing with St. Vincent and think I'll be ready to go. I can't wait for the season to get going. I'm just trying to rehab and get back here for the start of camp. I'm excited to get back on the court and do what I love to do."
McRoberts was limited to 17 games last season for Miami.
Knicks' Carmelo Anthony plans on playing 5-on-5 soon
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Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony
is progressing on his rehab from knee surgery and plans on playing five-on-five
later this month, per the New York Post.
“I’ll deal with that when that time comes,’’ Anthony said. “As I start pushing it and taking my rehab and workout to another level, I won’t know ahead of time where I’m at, what kind of legs I have underneath me.’’
Anthony was limited to 40 games for New York last season, averaging 24.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.
Nets request waivers on forward Earl Clark
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The Nets requested waivers
on forward Earl Clark
on Monday, the team announced. Clark averaged 2.7 points 2.3 rebounds in 10 games last season.
The Knicks have announced the signing
of guard Thanasis Antetokounmpo
on Friday. He played in the D-League with the Westchester Knicks in 2014-15, averaging 13.9 points and 6.2 rebouns per game.
Antetokounmpo was a second-round draft pick by the Knicks in 2014.
Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.