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 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