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Pelicans waive Quinn Cook and Quincy Ford

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived guard Quinn Cook and guard/forward Quincy Ford. Cook, 6-0, 174, appeared in three preseason games for New Orleans, averaging 8.3 points and 2.7 assists in 9.6 minutes per game. After a four-year career at Duke University, Cook spent the 2015-16 season with the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League. [...]

Dallas Mavericks waive Keith Hornsby, Jonathan Gibson, Kyle Collinsworth, Jaleel Cousins and CJ Williams

The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have waived Kyle Collinsworth, Jaleel Cousins, Keith Hornsby, Jonathan Gibson and CJ Williams. Collinsworth (6-6, 210) was signed on July 21, 2016. He appeared in five games for the Mavericks during the exhibition season and averaged 1.2 points and 1.4 assists in 11.0 minutes per game. Cousins (6-11, 255) was [...]

Cavaliers waive John Holland

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived guard John Holland today. Holland appeared in three preseason games for the Cavs, averaging 10.7 points and 1.3 steals in 18.8 minutes. The Cavaliers roster now stands at 16. NBA teams must trim their rosters to 15 or fewer players before the start of the regular season.

Hornets waive Perry Ellis, Mike Tobey and Rasheed Sulaimon

The Charlotte Hornets have waived forward Perry Ellis, guard Rasheed Sulaimon and center Mike Tobey. Ellis (6-8, 225, Kansas) signed with the Hornets on Sept. 23 after going undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft. Ellis appeared in one preseason game and totaled four minutes of playing time. Sulaimon (6-4, 190, Maryland) signed with the Hornets on Sept. [...]

Grizzlies waive JaKarr Sampson, Wayne Selden Jr and D.J. Stephens

The Memphis Grizzlies have waived forward JaKarr Sampson, guard/forward Wayne Selden Jr. and guard/forward D.J. Stephens. Sampson (6-9, 214), signed by Memphis on Oct. 21, did not appear in a preseason game with the Grizzlies. He competed in one preseason contest for the Denver Nuggets, totaling 10 points and three rebounds in 20 minutes, before he [...]

Special pass: Cavs' Kyrie Irving to give championship ring to dad

CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving is prepared to make a most memorable pass.

Miami Heat waive Vashil Fernandez, Luis Montero, Beno Udrih, Briante Weber and Okaro White

The Miami HEAT have waived Vashil Fernandez, Luis Montero, Beno Udrih, Brianté Weber and Okaro White. Fernandez, who was signed as a free on October 17, appeared in two preseason games with the HEAT totaling three points, one rebound and a steal in 14:38 minutes of action. Montero, who was signed as a free agent on October [...]

Bucks waive Orlando Johnson, J.J. O`Brien and Jaleel Roberts

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on Orlando Johnson, J.J. O’Brien and Jaleel Roberts, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Johnson averaged 4.0 points and 3.6 rebounds in five preseason games, while O’Brien tallied five points in five appearances and Roberts played in five games and scored two points and three rebounds. The Bucks roster stands at [...]

Pistons waive Mamadou N`Diaye, Trey Freeman and Lorenzo Brown

The Detroit Pistons have waived Mamadou N’Diaye, Trey Freeman and Lorenzo Brown. Detroit this season is built around guards Reggie Jackson and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, forwards Marcus Morris, Tobias Harris and Stanley Johnson, and center Andre Drummond. Jackson is injured, so Ish Smith has an increased role, for now. In preseason, the Pistons were led by Harris [...]

Utah Jazz waive Chris Johnson

The Utah Jazz have waived forward Chris Johnson. Following the move, Utah’s roster now stands at 15 players. Johnson (6-6, 206, Dayton) appeared in all six preseason games for the Jazz, averaging 5.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in 11.2 minutes. He appeared in 82 games (two starts) for Utah over the past two seasons, averaging 3.5 [...]

Raptors waive Drew Crawford, Brady Heslip, E.J. Singler, Jarrod Uthoff and Yanick Moreira

The Toronto Raptors announced Saturday they have requested waivers on guards Drew Crawford and Brady Heslip, forwards E.J. Singler and Jarrod Uthoff (U-toff), and centre Yanick (yan-neek) Moreira (more-era). Crawford averaged 5.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 19.2 minutes in seven preseason games. He recorded 17 points and five rebounds October 14 versus San Lorenzo. Heslip appeared [...]

Timberwolves waive Rasual Butler and Toure` Murry

The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived forward Rasual Butler and guard Toure’ Murry. Butler averaged 0.8 points and 0.8 rebounds in five preseason games. He has appeared in 809 games over his 13-year NBA career, averaging 7.5 points and 2.4 rebounds. In 2015-16, he played in 46 games for the San Antonio Spurs, averaging 2.7 points and [...]

Spurs exercise contract option on Kyle Anderson

The San Antonio Spurs yesterday (Saturday) exercised their fourth-year option on forward Kyle Anderson for the 2017-18 season. Anderson is entering his third season with the Spurs after being selected by San Antonio in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft (30th overall). Last season, Anderson averaged 4.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists in [...]

Nuggets waive Nate Wolters and Robbie Hummel

The Denver Nuggets waived guard Nate Wolters and forward Robbie Hummel today. Hummel, 6-8, 215, signed with Denver on Sept. 4, 2016 and appeared in seven preseason games for the Nuggets, averaging 2.4 points and 1.0 rebounds in 10.2 minutes. Wolters, 6-4, 190, signed with the Nuggets on Sept. 15, 2016 and appeared in four preseason games [...]

Pistons sign Mamadou N`Diaye

The Detroit Pistons have signed center Mamadou N’Diaye to a contract. Our guess is that N’Diaye probably won’t wind up playing for the Pistons, but for their D-League team, the Grand Rapids Drive. At first, at least. N’Diaye, at 7-foot-6 and 300 pounds, averaged 12.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.4 blocks during the 2015-16 season at UC [...]

Report: Rudy Gay Told George Karl The Kings Were ‘Basketball Hell’

The Kings forward gave Karl fair warning. The post Report: Rudy Gay Told George Karl The Kings Were ‘Basketball Hell’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Patrick Beverley To Undergo Knee Surgery

Houston will likely be without their starting PG for the first month of the season. The post Patrick Beverley To Undergo Knee Surgery appeared first on SLAMonline.

Nerlens Noel To Undergo Knee Surgery

Noel had been diagnosed with an inflamed plica. The post Nerlens Noel To Undergo Knee Surgery appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Draymond Green Kicks Up Leg Once Again

Draymond really needs to kick the habit. The post WATCH: Draymond Green Kicks Up Leg Once Again appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Stephen Curry Scores 35 Points In Preseason Finale

Curry drained a preseason high 8 threes in a 107-96 win over the Blazers. The post WATCH: Stephen Curry Scores 35 Points In Preseason Finale appeared first on SLAMonline.

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