Hornets sign contract extension with SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/27/2015) 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.

Report: Cavaliers, J.R. Smith agree to two-year, $5 million deal
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/20/2015) The Cavaliers have reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with shooting guard J.R. Smith . Smith announced on his Instagram that he had reached a deal with the Cavs.

The deal, which has not been confirmed by the team, is for $5 million and contains a player option, according to the Cleveland Plain-Dealer.

Timberwolves sign F Tayshaun Prince to help woeful defense
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/20/2015) 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.

Report: PF Marcus Landry hooks up with Bucks
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/17/2015) Power forward Marcus Landry, who has not played an NBA game since 2010, is on the verge of signing with the Bucks, according to the Racine Journal Times.

Landry has bounced from one training camp tryout to the next without landing a roster spot. The brother of 76ers forward Carl Landry averaged 10 points and four rebounds in a top Spanish league last season.

Heat PF Josh McRoberts (knee) is close to 100 percent
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(8/14/2015) 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
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(8/14/2015) 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.

Report: Timberwolves sign forward Tayshaun Prince
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(8/13/2015) The Timberwolves reached an agreement with forward Tayshaun Prince on Thursday, a source told Yahoo Sports. The deal is for one year at the veteran minimum. 

Prince has played 13 seasons in the NBA. He averaged 7.5 points and 3.6 rebounds in 58 games last season.

Nets request waivers on forward Earl Clark
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2015) 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.

Knicks sign G Thanasis Antetokounmpo on Friday
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/7/2015) 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.

Nuggest re-sign Darrell Arthur to multi-year deal
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/7/2015) Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly announced the signing of forward Darrell Arthur to a multi-year deal on Friday. In 2014-15, Arthur played in 58 games for the Nuggets, including four starts. He averaged 6.6 points and 1.0 assists with 17.0 minutes per game last season.

Financial terms of the contract have not been disclosed.

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