07/08/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/08/2019 00:24
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* Report: Raptors take flyer on undrafted rookie
* Report: Jones signs offer sheet with Grizzlies
* Hollis-Jefferson, Raptors reportedly reach deal
* Grizzlies reportedly deal Wright to Mavs
* Report: Bucks sign Thanasis Antetokounmpo
* Report: Caruso to sign two-year deal with Lakers
* Report: Marcus Morris to sign two-year deal with Spurs
* Report: Lakers to sign Cousins to one-year deal
* Report: Rondo to sign two-year deal with Lakers
* Report: Johnson to join Raptors on two-year deal
* Report: Cook signs one-year deal with Lakers
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The Raptors have signed undrafted guard Terence Davis to a two-year deal, with the first year being fully guaranteed, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported Sunday. Davis averaged 15.2 points last season as a senior with Ole Miss. He reportedly signed his deal just hours after scoring 22 points for the Nuggets in his Summer League debut.
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Timberwolves point guard Tyus Jones has signed a three-year, $24-million offer sheet with the Grizzlies, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported Sunday. The Timberwolves, who took Jones with the 24th pick out of Duke in the 2015 draft, will have 48 hours to match. Jones is averaging 5.1 points and 3.3 assists in his NBA career.
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Raptors, Hollis-Jefferson reportedly reach deal
With more minutes suddenly available in the frontcourt, the Toronto Raptors have reportedly added another player to their mix.
Per Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Raptors have reached agreement with Rondae Hollis-Jefferson on a one-year deal. In the wake of reigning Finals MVP and Raptors star reportedly reaching a deal with the LA Clippers, Toronto has taken a chance on Hollis-Jefferson for 2019-20.
Last season, Hollis-Jefferson averaged 5.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.3 steals in 21.2 minutes per game. He is the second forward the Raptors have reached a deal with recently, as veteran Stanley Johnson reportedly agreed to a two-year deal yesterday.
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Reports: Grizzlies deal Wright to Mavs
The Dallas Mavericks have added another young guard to their mix, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
In a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies, the Mavs will reportedly acquire guard Delon Wright via a sign-and-trade deal. The Mavs, in return, will send two second-round picks to Memphis in the deal. Wojnarowski also reports the deal Wright is expected to sign will be a three-year deal.
Wright was acquired by the Grizzlies in the trade deadline-day deal of Marc Gasol to the Toronto Raptors in 2018-19. In 26 games with the Grizzlies, Wright averaged 12.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.
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Report: Bucks sign Thanasis Antetokounmpo
The Milwaukee Bucks are adding another 'Greek Freak' -- Thanasis Antetokounmpo, older brother of Kia MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.
According to Shams Charania, the Bucks are giving the G League alum a fully-guaranteed, two-year deal.
Thanasis was taken by the New York Knicks with the 51st pick of the 2014 NBA Draft and has spent the past two seasons playing for Panathinaios B.C. in Greece.
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Report: Caruso to sign two-year deal with Lakers
The Lakers continue to complete their roster in the wake of Kawhi Leonard choosing Los Angeles' other NBA team. ESPN's Adrian reports that Alex Caruso will return to the Lakers on a two-year contract. Caruso averaged 9.2 points and 3.1 assists in 25 games last season.
-- 9:15 p.m. ET (July 6)
Report: Marcus Morris to sign with Spurs
Free-agent forward Marcus Morris has reached agreement on a two-year, $20 million deal with the Spurs, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Morris will have a player option for the second year of the deal.
-- 5:45 p.m. ET (July 6)
Report: Lakers to sign Cousins to one-year deal
Free agent center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year deal to join the Lakers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
According to reports, the Miami Heat were interested in Cousins, but Anthony Davis and other players helped persuade Cousins to join them in L.A.
-- 3:05 p.m. ET (July 6)
Report: Rondo to return to Lakers
According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Rajon Rondo will be back with the Lakers, reaching agreement on a two-year deal.
Rondo averaged 9.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 8.0 assists last season with Los Angeles and has previously played with Cousins and Davis in New Orleans during the 2017-18 season.
-- 2:45 p.m. ET (July 6)
Report: Raptors sign Johnson to two-year deal
Free agent Stanley Johnson has reached agreement on a two-year deal with the Toronto Raptors, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Johnson, the No. 8 pick in the 2015 Draft, split time between the Pistons and Pelicans last season, averaging 6.9 points in 18 minutes per game.
-- 2 p.m. ET (July 6)
Report: Cook signs one-year deal with Lakers
The Lakers have reached an agreement with Quinn Cook on a two-year, $6 million deal, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
Cook has spent the last two seasons in Golden State, averaging 6.9 points in 14.3 minutes last season and hitting 40.5 percent of his 3-point attempts.
The 26-year-old guard became a free agent when the Warriors rescinded their qualifying offer for the guard after the sign-and-trade deal for point guard D'Angelo Russell.
-- 11:45 a.m. ET (July 6)