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Throughout the preseason, coach Gregg Popovich has deflected questions aimed at handicapping what the team plans to do with its final roster spot — assuming the team plans to fill it at all. The Spurs must make at least three more cuts before the start of the season. With Curry, Powell and Brown all contributing positive things in spurts, Popovich believes the final roster decision will go down to the wire. “I think it will take a while,” Popovich said. “A couple of those guys will make it to the very end, I would imagine, if they keep playing the way they are now.” San Antonio Express-News

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Free agent forward, Derrick Brown and the San Antonio Spurs have agreed to a one-year non-guaranteed deal, his agent Calvin Andrews of BDA Sports Management tells CSNNW.com. “The Spurs like him a lot and we feel comfortable about the opportunity,” Andrews told CSNNW.com. CSNNW.com

Initially during the early stages of the free agency period, Brown was entertaining overseas offers, but shied away from that as an alternative in order to concentrate on landing an NBA job. Brown worked out for the Spurs a couple of weeks ago and according to sources, he has a good shot to make it past camp. CSNNW.com

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Not that this is anything major on the free-agent front, but the Bobcats are bringing back Derrick Brown, their former second-round pick. It's possible Brown will be signed in time to practice Saturday morning. A 6-7 forward out of Xavier, Brown can play part time at either forward spot. He's been in Charlotte, working out with various Bobcats, in the days leading up to the start of training camp. Charlotte Observer

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The Knicks extended a qualifying offer to forward Derrick Brown on Wednesday, making him a restricted free agent. The designation means that the Knicks will have the right to match any offer Brown receives, assuming the rules do not change substantially in the N.B.A.’s next labor deal. Free agency normally begins July 1, but the N.B.A. is expected to impose a lockout that will place all player transactions on hold indefinitely. It is unclear what effect the owners’ push for a new salary-cap system might have on free-agency rules. New York Times

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