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March 2, 2015 Updates

David Aldridge: Despite Bulls' latest backcourt injury, with Jimmy Butler (elbow) out 3-6 weeks, no contact yet with FA guard & former Bull Nate Robinson. Twitter @daldridgetnt

There were no moves for the Raptors at the trade deadline. They are going with the group they have and it will be up to them to fight through what Casey terms “this malaise.” “There’s no extra bodies coming through the door. It’s us. It’s on us as a group. We’ve got to figure out a way and the only way you do that is play through it, improve each game,” he said. Toronto Sun

March 1, 2015 Updates

Against that backdrop, the Pistons will make another run at Monroe this year, and they have five years and more money than any other team can pay him to offer. If they choose to do so, they might be back in the Monroe business next year, Falk said. "Absolutely, absolutely," Detroit is one of the teams Monroe would consider, Falk said. Booth Newspapers

Monroe instead signed a $5.479 million qualifying offer, turning down four years at about $14 million from Detroit -- "Most players would have taken the money," Falk said -- in exchange for the privilege of becoming an unrestricted free agent this summer. "Greg is one of the brightest clients I've ever represented," Falk said. "He's very mature, he's very intelligent, he's very thoughtful, he's very analytical. I laid out all the options and he decided that he wanted to have options." Booth Newspapers

But as far as his future goes, Stoudemire, 32, said that his career will continue as long as his body allows him to keep going. “There’s no timeframe,” Stoudemire said. “Depending on what my body tells me … I just listen to my body, and go from there.” New York Post

To bring someone in, it'll be with the expectation of them playing and not just taking up space (of course, an injury could change that train of thought). Wittman's comments make it clear that he doesn't see much out there, and that's consistent with the other sentiment. Does all this translate into Bynum, for instance, no longer being an option? No. But he'll get other offers, too, and it would be his call on where he goes as a free agent. CSNWashington.com

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