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AP source: Knicks dealing Alec Burks, Noel to Pistons

Jun. 28, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks are trading Nerlens Noel and Alec Burks to the Detroit Pistons, a person with knowledge of the details said Tuesday, moves that free up nearly $20 million more for free agency. Having already agreed to send Kemba Walker to the Pistons on draft...

Cavaliers extend qualifying offer to guard Collin Sexton

Jun. 28, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers made the expected move and Tuesday extended a qualifying offer to guard Collin Sexton, who missed most of last season with a knee injury. Sexton is now a restricted free agent and the high-energy scorer could draw interest from other teams....

AP sources: Wall to be bought out, intends to join Clippers

Jun. 27, 2022 22:28 PM EDT

John Wall and the Houston Rockets have agreed that his contract will be bought out, a move that will free him to sign with any team of his choosing, two people with knowledge of the situation said Monday night. Wall’s preference will be to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers,...

AP sources: Irving decides to exercise $37M option with Nets

Jun. 27, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving has decided to exercise his $36.9 million option for the coming season and will remain under contract with the Brooklyn Nets, two people with knowledge of his decision said Monday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press...

Bulls remain hopeful LaVine will choose to remain in Chicago

Jun. 27, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls remain hopeful All-Star guard Zach LaVine will choose to re-sign with them rather than join another team as an unrestricted free agent. Executive vice president Arturas Karnisovas has been consistent in saying publicly the organization wants to keep...

Palat is money for Lightning, could cash in as free agent

Jun. 25, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — If this is Ondrej Palat’s final playoff run with the Tampa Bay Lightning, he’s certainly making it count. Soon he could be counting in the tens of millions of dollars on a new contract. A pending free agent with a knack for scoring big goals to...

Chicago Bulls take Arizona guard Dalen Terry at No. 18

Jun. 24, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dalen Terry made no effort to hide his excitement. Then again, that was hardly a surprise. Terry is known for his infectious enthusiasm not to mention his ability to play multiple positions, and the Arizona guard is ready to bring all that to Chicago. ...

Ex-Brewers OF Cain clears waivers, becomes free agent

Jun. 22, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Lorenzo Cain has cleared waivers and is now a free agent. The Brewers made the announcement via social media Wednesday, four days after the two-time All-Star was designated for assignment. The Brewers’ tweet included the...

Beal says little about free agency but wrist making progress

Jun. 18, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

In a couple weeks, Bradley Beal's future might look a lot clearer. At this point, the Washington star isn't tipping his hand. When asked Saturday about how he expects the start of free agency to go, he replied: “Crazy probably — like it always is.” ...

Warriors cap title run, NBA flips the page to 2022-23 season

Jun. 17, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

A parade awaits in San Francisco to celebrate the champion Golden State Warriors. The NBA draft is a few days away, with presumed top-three picks Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren and Paolo Banchero set to take their first steps toward realizing their enormous potential. Free agency starts in less than...