HoopsHype Glen Davis rumors

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Has he been wearing gear? One reporter asked him. “I’ve been wearing nothing,” he said, drawing heavy laughter from the assembled group. “I just got some new drawers. I’ve had like four pairs of drawers since I’ve been here. Wash, re-wash, so thank God for washing machines. Things like that. So, it’s been tough, you know, it’s been really brutal.” All the while, he’s wearing a big smile. “But, hey, I realize that in L.A., you can wear anything,” said Davis, 28. “You walk around and you see guys in five-star restaurants with cut-off jeans and, hey, it’s cool. I’m loving that type of lifestyle. I’ve been fitting in. I have no complaints.” Los Angeles Daily News

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Rivers was coy but smiled when asked about Davis possibly joining the team as early as Monday. "I've heard of him," Rivers said when asked about Davis. "We call him Baby Baby ... Whatever happens happens soon. I have a hunch. I do have a hunch but until everything is done I have no idea." ESPN.com

With free-agent-to-be forward Glen Davis telling the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday that he intends to sign with them after he clears waivers at 5 p.m. Eastern and thereby taking the Brooklyn Nets' top free agent option off the table, Collins is - according to a person with knowledge of the situation - in the process of finalizing a 10-day deal with the Nets that would be nothing short of historic. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the deal is not yet done. USA Today Sports

After agreeing to a buyout with the Orlando Magic, Davis is expected to clear waivers at 5 p.m. on Sunday and will sign a deal for the rest of the season with his former Celtics coach, Doc Rivers, and the Los Angeles Clippers. Yahoo! Sports

Jason Collins has reached agreement on a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, clearing the way for the first openly gay athlete in major professional sports history, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Yahoo! Sports

Collins will become the first openly gay active player in North America's four recognized major team sports. The Nets moved quickly to sign Collins to have another big body available against the Lakers. Collins will become the first openly gay active player in North America's four recognized major team sports. ESPN.com

Yet because Collins never continued his career, the revelation was somewhat anticlimactic in terms of its possible social impact. That could change soon, as – according to a person with knowledge of the situation – the Nets were told on Sunday morning that Davis would sign with the Clippers and Collins is widely believed to be their next option. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the talks. USA Today Sports

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