One scenario on the personnel grapevine gaining steam is the notion that the Spurs could elect to explore the possibility of dealing away Tiago Splitter to create more financial flexibility. Splitter has two years left on his contract valued at just under $17 million and is quietly regarded as a key contributor in San Antonio given how well he fits as a frontcourt sidekick next to Duncan. But if you’re the Spurs — and if the increasingly loud rumbles about Aldridge having San Antonio as the preferred destination atop his wish list prove true — examining Splitter’s trade market might suddenly become unavoidable.
July 1, 2015 | 7:13 pm EDT Update
Chris Vivlamore: Paul Millsap salary breakdown: 2015-16: $18.8 million 2016-17: $19.646 million 2017-18: $20.492 million (player option)
Chris Vivlamore: No discussions about Paul Millsap moving to small forward but he would be open to it, I’m told.
Jeff Goodman: Carlos Boozer has received interest today from Spurs, Lakers, Heat and Clippers, sources told ESPN.
July 1, 2015 | 6:48 pm EDT Update
Millsap will remain with the Atlanta Hawks after agreeing to a three-year deal worth about $59 million, a source told The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday. The deal, which cannot be finalized until July 9, has a player option in the final year, according to the source, giving the 30-year-old Millsap the potential of seeking another lucrative contract after the NBA’s salary cap sees a substantial increase in 2017.: 11 more rumors