Carl Landry
Kings deal Landry, Thompson, Stauskas to 76ers
Carl Landry, PF, SAC
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News: The Kings completed a deal with the 76ers late Wednesday, moving Carl Landry, Jason Thompson and Nik Stauskas and a first-round draft pick to Philly in exchange for future draft picks and a pair of foreign players drafted in the second round, per ESPN. 

The move opens up nearly $15 million in cap space for the Kings as they try to bring in marquee free agents. 

Landry averaged 7.2 points and 3.8 rebounds last season, Thompson tallied 6.1 points and 6.5 rebounds and Stauskas registered 4.4 points, but the former first-round pick could become a valuable asset in the 76ers fast-paced scheme. 


Brandon Knight
Suns all set on $70 million deal with G Brandon Knight
Brandon Knight, PG, PHO
News: What was expected now appears official: the Suns have signed guard Brandon Knight to a five-year extension worth $70 million, a source has told NBA Insider Ken Berger.

Knight, who lost time late in the year to minor ankle surgery, has established himself as a standout. He averaged 17.2 points and a career-high 5.2 assists in 32 minutes per game last season. He hit a career-best 38.9 percent from beyond the arc as well.


Kevin Love
Kevin Love announces he's staying with Cavaliers
Kevin Love, PF, CLE
News: Free agent power forward Kevin Love has declared that he is returning to the Cavaliers.

He made that announcement on The Players Tribune.

Love, who lost most of the postseason to a shoulder injury, wrote the following:

After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, that's when it really struck me. Sitting on the sidelines, I never wanted to play in a game more than that one. I had dreamed of playing in the NBA Finals and I just wanted to help my guys win. I couldn't have been prouder of them as they poured their blood, sweat and tears onto the court.

Yeah, of course I've heard the free agency rumors. But at the end of the day, and after meeting with my teammates (it turns out pools are great meeting places) and with the front office, it was clear Cleveland was the place for me. We're all on the same page and we're all in. We have unfinished business and now it's time to get back to work.

Love, who was seen meeting with LeBron James poolside, will earn a max deal of $110 million over five years, per NBA writer Matt Moore.

The Cavaliers wasted no time locking him up, quelling rumors in the process that he was headed to the Lakers or Celtics.

Love was considered by some a poor fit as a third wheel in the Cleveland offense. His average of 16.4 points per game was nearly 10 points lower than what he had achieved the previous year in Minnesota. He spent much of his time roaming beyond the arc to provide space to drive for LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.

He hit two huge shots down the stretch in a playoff defeat of Boston and seemed to be finding his niche within the offense when the shoulder injury destroyed any further opportunity to contribute.


Wesley Matthews
Report: Free agent G Wes Matthews to meet with Raptors
Wesley Matthews, SG, POR
News: The Raptors have scheduled a meeting with free agent guard Wesley Matthews, an insider has told USA Today.

He has already met with the Mavericks, sources have told ESPN.

Matthews thrived with the Trail Blazers last year before losing the last month of the regular season and playoffs to Achilles surgery. He averaged 15.9 points in 33 minutes per game.

Reports have claimed he is seeking about $15 million per season.


Kyle Korver
Hawks' Kyle Korver has successful surgery, should be back by camp
Kyle Korver, SG, ATL
News: Hawks SG Kyle Korver had successful surgery to remove loose bodies from his right elbow on Tuesday, per

It's Korver's third surgery since March. Previously he had procedures to repair a broken nose and ligament damage in his right ankle. 

Korver is expected to return by the start of training camp. 


Patrick Beverley
Report: Rockets extend qualifying offer to PG Patrick Beverley
Patrick Beverley, PG, HOU
News: The Rockets have extended a qualifying offer to point guard Patrick Beverley, making him a restricted free agent, per

Beverley, who sustained a wrist injury that prevented him from participating in the playoffs, averaged 10.1 points in 31 minutes per game last season, but shot a career-low 38.3 percent from the floor.


Jae Crowder
Report: Jae Crowder gets qualifying offer from Celtics
Jae Crowder, SF, BOS
News: The Celtics extended free agent small forward Jae Crowder a qualifying offer, the Boston Herald reported on Monday. 

The offer makes Crowder a restricted free agent, giving the Celtics the right to match any offer he receives in free agency. 

Crowder averaged 7.7 points and 3.6 rebounds last year. 


Chandler Parsons
Mavericks F Chanler Parsons wants star role
Chandler Parsons, SF, DAL
News: Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons wants to take a star role with the team next season, and cites that as a reason for joining the organization in free agency before last season, per

"That's the reason I came here -- for a bigger role and to be a star," Parsons said. "I'm more than ready for that."

Parsons averaged 15.7 points and 4.9 rebounds per game for the Mavericks last season.


Cody Zeller
Report: Hornets seeking to swap PF Cody Zeller for wing talent
Cody Zeller, PF, CHA
News: The Hornets are shopping power forward Cody Zeller in an attempt to acquire wing players, sources have told Yahoo Sports.

Zeller, who recently underwent shoulder surgery, improved slightly last season from his rookie year. He averaged 7.6 points and 5.8 rebounds in about 24 minutes per game while shooting 46 percent from the field.


Jabari Parker
Bucks will move slowly with Jabari Parker's return
Jabari Parker, SF, MIL
News: The Bucks are in no hurry to get forward Jabari Parker back on the floor. 

Parker suffered a season-ending knee injury in December of his rookie season. 

Bucks general manager John Hammond said, ""We are going to bring him back cautiously knowing who and what he is to this organization long term," per Fox Sports Wisconsin


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