Jones says he has talked with Bosh since the failed physical and is totally confident the 11-time All-Star will eventually be cleared to play the game he loves at a high level. “Chris will play again,” Jones confidently told Basketball Insiders. “I’ve always said there’s something about that group in Miami. Every single guy down there, in a unique fashion, had overbearing, overwhelming desire to succeed. We did some special things down there namely because those guys (Wade and Bosh) willed their way to it.
February 27, 2017 | 8:45 am EST Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: The New York Knicks are waiving guard Brandon Jennings, league sources tell @TheVertical.
Adrian Wojnarowski: 76ers needed Randle’s roster spot in Noel trade w/ Dallas, waived him Thursday. He’ll sign partial guarantee through 2017-’18, sources say.
The Mavericks are hedging their bets that Ferrell, who eventually signed a two-year contract with Dallas, can be their starting point guard for many years to come. By waiving Williams, that process stats immediately. So what exactly are the Mavericks expecting from Ferrell, who turns 24 on May 9? “Continued improvement, continued aggression, continue to get integrated more and more into the mentality we like to play with,’’ coach Rick Carlisle said. “He’s going to have a lot of tough defensive assignments along the way. “There’s a lot of good players coming in at the point guard position, and he’s going to have the responsibility of playing those guys, at least why he’s a starter.”