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D-League Digest: Memphis Grizzlies are expected to invite former Cleveland Cavalier Alex Kirk to their Summer League team, per a league source.
Michael Scotto: OFFICIAL: The New York Knicks have waived forwards Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas and center Alex Kirk.
Michael Scotto: New York Knicks will waive Lance Thomas, Lou Amundson and Alex Kirk, a team source confirms.
The Knicks have decided against keeping Thunder forward Lance Thomas, and will waive him along with the two other non-guaranteed players acquired in Monday’s deal. Thomas is known as a good locker-room guy with limited skills. It’s an indication the Knicks may be able to use one of their trade exceptions gained in the trade to bring in another player
The Knicks may have as many as three open roster spots thanks to the trade. They acquired Alex Kirk, Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas in the deal. They are going to waive Amundson and Kirk and are considering waiving Thomas, league sources say.
So the three teams got together and reached an agreement on a three-team, six-player trade on Monday that will send guards J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the Knicks to the Cavaliers, and guard Dion Waiters will go from Cleveland to Oklahoma City. As part of the deal, Cleveland will trade forward Lou Amundson and center Alex Kirk to New York, and the Thunder will send forward Lance Thomas to the Knicks. Cleveland also receives a protected first-round pick from Oklahoma City, and the Knicks will acquire a second-round pick from the Cavaliers.
New York Knickerbockers President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has acquired forward Lou Amundson, center Alex Kirk and a 2019 second-round draft choice from Cleveland and forward Lance Thomas from Oklahoma City as part of a three-team trade. Guards Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith were sent from New York to Cleveland and guard Dion Waiters from Cleveland to Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City also sent Cleveland a future first-round draft choice. In addition, center Samuel Dalembert has been waived.
The Oklahoma City Thunder has acquired guard Dion Waiters from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Oklahoma City’s protected 2015 first round pick and as part of the transaction, Lance Thomas was sent to the New York Knicks, Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced today. Included in the deal, the Knicks acquired forward Lou Amundson and center Alex Kirk from the Cavaliers in exchange for guards Iman Shumpert and JR Smith.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired guards Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith from the New York Knicks and a protected 2015 first round pick from the Oklahoma City Thunder. In exchange, the Cavs will send guard Dion Waiters to the Thunder, and Lou Amundson, Alex Kirk and its own 2019 second round pick to the Knicks. New York will also receive forward Lance Thomas from Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma City will give the Cavaliers a protected future first-round draft pick and send guard Lance Thomas to the Knicks, league sources said. As part of the trade, the Cavaliers will send rookie center Alex Kirk, forward Lou Amundson and a 2019 second-round pick to the Knicks, sources said. Ken Berger: The Knicks also pick up two trade exceptions: $5.9M for J.R. Smith and $2.6M for Iman Shumpert, both of whom go to Cleveland.
Ken Berger: The Knicks may waive one or more of the players they received in deal; still deciding, league source says.
Adrian Wojnarowski: As part of three-way deal, Cleveland is sending rookie center Alex Kirk to the New York, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Oklahoma City guard Reggie Jackson could be part of a three-way deal for Dion Waiters, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Possible destination for Waiters, league sources tell Yahoo Sports: Oklahoma City.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Cleveland pulled Dion Waiters out of the game tonight and have a deal to trade him, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Cleveland Cavaliers (Record: 18-12; last week’s rank: 12): Cleveland is in no hurry to find a replacement for Anderson Varejao, but either Lou Amundson, Alex Kirk or A.J. Price could be waived if a roster spot is needed, a source said.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled center Alex Kirk from the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have assigned center Alex Kirk to the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Kirk has played in four games (all starts) for the Charge this season with averages of 21.8 points on .493 shooting, 8.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 37.0 minutes per game. He has appeared in three games for the Cavs this season.