Jazz forward Grant Jerrett suffers shoulder injury Monday
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Jazz forward Grant Jerrett
suffered a dislocated right shoulder
during a Summer League game Monday, reports the Salt Lake Tribune
Jerrett averaged 2.0 points and 1.1 rebounds in eight games last season.
Report: Jazz close to signing Joe Ingles
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The Jazz are closing in on a deal
with forward Joe Ingles
, sources told Yahoo Sports.
Ingles averaged 5.0 points and 2.2 rebounds in 79 games last season.
Report: PF David West signs with Spurs for veteran minimum
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The Spurs continued to bolster their frontcourt Monday by signing veteran forward David West
, league sources have told TNT, which is further reporting that it's for the veteran minimum.
The 34-year-old West, who will now make just $1.4 million next season, sought to play for a title contender.
West scored just 11.7 points per game and shot 47.2 percent from the field last year for Indiana. Both represent his worst numbers since his second season in the NBA.
Report: Fading PF Carlos Boozer targeted by several teams
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Several teams are in the mix to land veteran power forward Carlos Boozer
, sources have told ESPN, which is claiming he has had conversations with the Clippers, Spurs, Mavericks and Raptors.
The 33-year-old Boozer showed signs of age last season with the Lakers. He averaged just 11.8 points a game, his lowest since his rookie year, and a career-worst 6.8 rebounds. But he was limited to 24 minutes per game and shot nearly 50 percent from the floor.
Report: Timberwolves pull qualifying offer to F Robbie Hummel
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The Timberwolves have withdrawn their qualifying offer
to forward Robbie Hummel
, sources have told The Associated Press, which is claiming that their acquisition of Euroleague Most Valuable Player Nemanja Bjelica negated their need for Hummel.
Hummel averaged just 4.4 points and 3.0 rebounds in 16 minutes per game last season. He is now free to shop his services.
The Nets and first-round pick Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
, whom they acquired in a draft-night trade with the Trail Blazers, have reached agreement on a multi-year contract, per the Daily News
Hollis-Jefferson, who was picked at No. 23 before being dealt in exchange for center Mason Plumlee, will make around $1.3 million this year based on the rookie wage scale. He is playing for the Nets' summer league team in Orlando.
Report: Drew Gooden likely to return to Wizards
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News: Drew Gooden
has been a valuable player off the bench for the Wizards during the past two seasons, and per a report by CSNWashington.com, it looks as if the team will try to retain
him with another veteran mininum deal.
Gooden made $1.4 million last season and proved his worth in the playoffs, shooting 46 percent from 3-point range. The veteran will be 34 next season and earned more minutes this year than in any other since 2011-12 while averaging 6.8 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.
Thunder SF Kevin Durant says he'll be ready for hoops by August
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Thunder forward Kevin Durant
was a surprise observer at NBA Summer League action in Orlando this weekend, but was walking without a boot around his troublesome right foot and saying that he'll be ready
for full basketball activities in August, per The Oklahoman
Durant underwent a third surgery on his foot in March, with a four-to-six month timeline for his recovery. He said he expected to be cleared by August, on the early end of the rehab scale.
"We're close to Phase 3 now," Durant said. "A three-phase rehab. It's going well. I'm jumping when I'm shooting. I'm not quite running and cutting yet but I'm almost there. So it's going well. I'm excited."
Report: Kings, Omri Casspi agree on two-year, $6 million deal
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The Kings and gree-agent guard Omri Casspi
have agreed on a two-year, $6 million deal
, according to Probasketballtalk.com.
Casspi averaged 8.9 points and 3.9 rebounds per game for the Kings last season.
Report: Lakers sign PF Brandon Bass
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The Lakers continued their offseason makeover Sunday, reportedly reaching an agreement
with free-agent power forward Brandon Bass
, according to the team website.
The durable Bass played his second straight 82-game season in 2014-15 for the Celtics, averaging 10.6 points and 4.9 rebounds. The 10-year veteran has averaged 9.1 points and 4.7 rebounds for four teams.