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Lakers Waive Brown and Smith

EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Jabari Brown and forward Roscoe Smith, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Brown, a rookie from Missouri, appeared in four preseason games for Los Angeles, tallying five points, two rebounds and an assist in 22 minutes. Smith, a rookie from UNLV, saw action in seven of the Lakers’ eight preseason contests, averaging 3.1 points and 3.1 rebounds while shooting 45.0% (9-20) from the field. Both players were originally signed...

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HEAT Waive Birch, Drew, Johnson and Jones

MIAMI, October 25 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have waived forward Khem Birch, guard Larry Drew II, guard Tyler Johnson and forward Shawn Jones. Birch appeared in six games with the HEAT this preseason and averaged 1.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.17 blocks, 1.0 assists, 1.00 steals and 16.9 minutes. Drew, who was signed as a free agent on October 20, did not appear in a game this preseason with Miami.

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Pacers Waive Four Players

The Indiana Pacers announced Saturday they have waived C.J. Fair, Arinze Onuaku, Chris Singleton and Adonis Thomas. Fair is a 6-8 rookie forward out of Syracuse, who played in two preseason games and averaged three points; Onuaku is a 6-9 second-year forward, also out of Syracuse, who played for both the New Orleans Pelicans and the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2013-14 season. He played in four games and averaged 2.5 points; Singleton is a fourth-year, 6-9 forward out of Florida State, who...

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Bulls close 4-4 preseason with a 113-112 loss

The contents of this page have not been reviewed or endorsed by the Chicago Bulls. All opinions expressed by Sam Smith are solely his own and do not reflect the opinions of the Chicago Bulls or its Basketball Operations staff, parent company, partners, or sponsors. His sources are not known to the Bulls and he has no special access to information beyond the access and privileges that go along with being an NBA accredited member of the media. 

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Kings Injury Report

SACRAMENTO, CA ---- Kings forward Rudy Gay suffered a jaw injury at the 5:11 mark during the second quarter of last night’s exhibition finale versus the L.A. Lakers in Las Vegas. A CT scan taken this afternoon revealed no fracture and he is expected to be available when Sacramento takes on Golden State in their season opener on Wednesday.  Additionally, Ben McLemore received five stitches above his right eye following the game in Las Vegas. A precautionary concussion assessment test was negative...

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Cavs Exercise Fourth-Year Option on Dion Waiters

The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Waiters owns career averages of 15.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 29.2 minutes per game in 131 games (72 starts) in his two seasons with the Cavaliers.

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MCW Given Target Date To Return To Practice

On May 6, one day after accepting the NBA’s Kia Rookie of the Year award, Michael Carter-Williams underwent surgery to repair the labrum in his right shoulder. When training camp opened at the end of September, the 23-year-old point guard was a limited participant, going through 5-on-0 drills and various non-contact activities during two-a-day practices at Stockton College in New Jersey. Carter-Williams missed the entirety of the Sixers’ eight-game preseason slate because of the injury but on...

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Jazz Waive Motum

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 25, 2014) – The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived forward Brock Motum.  Following the move, Utah’s roster now stands at 14 players.   Motum (6-10, 235, Washington State) appeared in one game, scoring seven points, two rebounds and one assists in 11 minutes of play. He was signed as a free agent on Aug. 26.

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Raptors Waive Cherry, Hamilton

The Toronto Raptors announced Saturday they have waived guard Will Cherry and forward-guard Jordan Hamilton. The Raptors completed their preseason schedule last night with a 83-80 win over New York in Montreal. The club finished with a 7-1 mark, tying the franchise best record set in the 2006 preseason. Cherry played in five contests, averaging 3.4 points, 1.6 assists and 13.9 minutes. Hamilton averaged 9.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 18.3 minutes in six outings.

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Kings Waive Trey Johnson

SACRAMENTO, CA ---- The Sacramento Kings today waived guard Trey Johnson, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. The Kings roster now stands at 14 players.  Johnson, a 6-5 guard, appeared in four exhibition games for Sacramento, totaling eight points (2-3 FG, 0-1 3pt, 4-4 FT), two rebounds and one assist in 12 minutes off the bench.

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Clippers waive Joe Ingles :InsideHoops

Clippers waive Joe Ingles The Los Angeles Clippers have waived forward Joe Ingles, the team announced today. This was not a surprise, as their roster was simply too crowded to keep him. Originally signed on September 22, 2014, Ingles appeared in five preseason games (one start), averaging 1.2 points and 1.0 rebounds. The Clippers roster now stands at [...]

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5 memorable Steve Nash moments

Watching Steve Nash play basketball was seeing poetry in motion. It was 48 minutes of euphoria few players have ever been able to deliver. It's not easy to sum up in a handful of highlights a career that included more than 17,000 points, 10,000 assists and 38,000 minutes over the span of 18 years and 1,200 games. But with the basketball world awash in Nash nostalgia, here are our five most memorable Steve Nash moments. Pick a pass There are countless YouTube videos to sift through featuring...

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Cavs exercise G Waiters' option

The Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, a former first-round pick who could have a breakout season in Cleveland's new offense. The Cavs were expected to pick up the option worth $5.1 million on Waiters and did so Saturday. Waiters averaged 15.3 point last season, but could get more open shots now that LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love will be occupying defenses. Waiters started just 24 games last season but he will be with the first five in the...

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Bulls finish preseason with a loss in St. Louis

By Adam Fluck | 10.24.2014 | 9:33 p.m. CT | Archive | @AdamFluck  Box score  ST. LOUIS – Derrick Rose scored a game-high 27 points but the Bulls couldn’t withstand a fourth quarter rally from the Minnesota Timberwolves, falling 113-112 at the Scottrade Center on Friday night. 

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Magic waive Kadeem Batts, Drew Crawford, Seth Curry and Peyton Siva :InsideHoops

The Orlando Magic have waived Kadeem Batts, Drew Crawford, Seth Curry and Peyton Siva, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Orlando’s roster now stands at 15 players (attached below). Orlando begins the 2014-15 regular season at New Orleans on Tuesday, October 28. Orlando’s regular season home opener will be on Thursday, October 30 against [...]

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Utah Jazz waive Brock Motum :InsideHoops

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived forward Brock Motum. Following the move, Utah’s roster now stands at 14 players. Motum (6-10, 235, Washington State) appeared in one game, scoring seven points, two rebounds and one assists in 11 minutes of play. He was signed as a free agent on Aug. 26.

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