HoopsHype Danny Granger rumors

February 28, 2014 Updates
February 27, 2014 Updates

Granger and the Philadelphia 76ers reached an agreement on a contract buyout Wednesday clearing the way for him to become a free agent. The 2009 NBA All-Star will become an unrestricted free agent on Friday assuming he clears waivers as expected. All the teams interested in the nine-year veteran small forward are projected playoff teams looking for an added veteran boost off the bench. Yahoo! Sports

February 26, 2014 Updates

Still, the San Antonio Spurs remain a viable possibility for Granger. The Spurs are selling Granger on a modern-day variation of the Robert Horry role in San Antonio, league sources said. Granger is expected to speak with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and general manager R.C. Buford in the near future, sources said. Yahoo! Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers are nearing a buyout with small forward Danny Granger, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet finalized. USA Today Sports

Newly acquired Danny Granger and the Philadelphia 76ers continue to discuss a possible buyout, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday that a buyout consummated before Saturday's midnight deadline for Granger to be waived and remain eligible to appear in this season's playoffs with any team he subsequently signs for remains the most likely outcome. ESPN.com

But sources also said Granger continues to weigh other options, including staying with the 76ers for the rest of the season, as the deadline draws near. Sources said Tuesday the San Antonio Spurs and Granger share a mutual interest if the former All-Star comes to a buyout agreement with the Sixers by the weekend. ESPN.com

February 25, 2014 Updates

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