The Hawks are interested in bringing back Joe Johnson. And a reunion is a real possibility. The Hawks are one of several teams with serious interest in signing the seven-time All-Star and Johnson has serious interest in the returning to Atlanta, according to several people familiar with the situation. The Nets bought out Johnson’s contract and waived the guard/forward on Thursday. Another team can claim Johnson and assume his salary. More likely, he will become a free agent when he clears waivers at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
July 30, 2016 | 8:06 pm EDT Update
Former NBA All-Star Carlos Boozer plans to resurrect his career in China this season after taking the 2015-16 season off, according to league sources. Sources said Boozer, 34, is nearing agreement on a deal to launch his comeback with China’s Guangdong Southern Tigers.
Marc Stein: The Cavs waived Dahntay Jones because his $1.6 million salary would have become guaranteed Monday for the entire 2016-17 season. But the possibility of a return to the Cavs exists for Dahntay Jones, sources say, provided he clears waivers.
July 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm EDT Update
Jason Lloyd: Cavs announce they have waived Dahntay Jones