HoopsHype Mark Bartelstein rumors


July 24, 2012 Updates

Talked to agent Mark Bartelstein, who represents Brandon Rush, Carl Landry and Dominic McGuire -- guys intimately involved with the Warriors completing their roster. Rush "had a great year, he loved playing for the Warriors, the fans treated him great, and Coach (Mark) Jackson treated him great. Everything was real positive," Bartelstein said. "The nature of the business for restricted free agents is that they have to get an offer sheet from somebody else. ... With that being said, if we can work something out long term with the Warriors, we’d be interested in that also.” Sulia

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Brad Miller is most likely retiring. However, agent Mark Bartelstein still said nothing official on that. Deadline for Minnesota to make call on his $5.1 million team option was pushed back in June until July 30. So the Timberwolves have another 18 days to perhaps use that piece in a trade for a team that might want to acquire Miller and then waive him. Sulia

July 9, 2012 Updates

Free agent guard Jannero Pargo is still considering a return to the Hawks, his agent said. “Something we have talked about, but talking to a number of teams,” agent Mark Bartelstein wrote in a text message. “Will know more in next few days.” Pargo is close friends with Johnson, his former teammate at Arkansas. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

July 5, 2012 Updates
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Steve Novak's agent, Mark Bartelstein, tells @SNYtv "about a dozen" teams have expressed interest in Novak, an unrestricted free agent. Novak has expressed a desire to return to the #Knicks, but Bartelstein previously told @SNYtv, "He’ll be a free agent and we’ll jump into this thing." Sulia

July 2, 2012 Updates

The former New Orleans power forward will be another pricey option. He earned $8.5 million last season. Said Bartelstein: “We’ve talked about Carl, and we talked about him last year, too. We’ll see. A lot of teams are calling". Boston Herald

July 1, 2012 Updates

New Orleans is also interested in re-signing power forward Carl Landry. Landry’s agent, Mark Bartelstein said he spoke with Demps on Saturday night just after the free-agent negotiating period began at 11:01 central time. Landry said last month that he wants to return. He signed a one-year, $9 million deal with the Hornets before last season. New Orleans Times-Picayune

June 28, 2012 Updates
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Agent Mark Bartelstein said Wednesday that backup center Ronny Turiaf will wait until his Saturday deadline to decide on his $1.2 million Heat option clause for 2012-13. That could impact the Heat's decision with backup center Dexter Pittman, with the Heat having until Saturday to decide whether to guaranteed Pittman's 2012-13 salary. Sulia

June 26, 2012 Updates

Agent Mark Bartelstein said client Dahntay Jones “excited’’ on today officially picking up Indiana player option ($2.9 million) for next season. “He had a great time the last year,’’ Bartelstein said of the guard being on a team that won a playoff series for the first time in seven years. “We’ll see what the future holds. He’s excited.’’ Jones made $2.7 million in 2011-12. Sulia

June 11, 2012 Updates

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