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July 2, 2014 Updates

Executives from multiple teams have been offered these players in trade talks and know that they could be had, according to league sources: O.J. Mayo of the Milwaukee Bucks, Tayshaun Prince of the Memphis Grizzlies, Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets and Austin Rivers of the New Orleans Pelicans. It’s not a big surprise that these players are available, as their names have surfaced in trade rumors repeatedly over the last year. But executives from multiple teams confirm that they are still on the block and may be traded at some point this offseason, if their respective teams can find a taker. Basketball Insiders

July 1, 2014 Updates

Alex Kennedy: Not a surprise, but Tayshaun Prince is on the block. The Memphis Grizzlies discussed a number of trades involving him, according to source. Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA

Forward James Johnson not only caused quite a stir with his recent arrest for alleged domestic violence but there apparently is a split within Griz management about whether to invest in his game. The domestic violence incident is a nonfactor, especially since the case was dismissed June 26 for lack of prosecution, according to Shelby County court records. Memphis Commercial Appeal

Forward Ed Davis, now an unrestricted free agent, confirmed Monday what I wrote last November when he didn’t come to terms on a contract extension with the Grizzlies. “I did have an offer from Memphis,” Davis said, “and I turned it down.” For the record, Davis didn’t sound bitter about his time with the Grizzlies. He acknowledged that Memphis wasn’t the best situation basketball-wise and said this circumstance only serves as motivation. Memphis Commercial Appeal

Chicago, Portland, Dallas, Houston and Memphis, sources said, have all formally entered the Pierce bidding. But Brooklyn, I'm told, really only fears the Clippers in this process, with Pierce's beloved Doc Rivers naturally leading L.A.'s recruiting efforts. ESPN.com

June 30, 2014 Updates

Grizzlies shooter Mike Miller will become a free agent at 12:01 EST Tuesday morning. In an interview with 92.9 FM ESPN Monday afternoon, the 34-year-old said his first choice is to remain in Memphis. "They know how badly I wanna be here," Miller said. "That makes it very simple. If they feel the same way, and it's a fair deal, it’ll be a done deal.” Miller averaged 7.1 points on 46 percent shooting from deep. Most importantly, he played in all 91 games (regular season and a seven-game playoff series) for the Grizzlies. Miller said he will fly out to Los Angeles tomorrow to meet with his agent and then with a "bunch of teams." But he wants what will likely be his last multi-year deal to come from the place where his career got off the ground. ESPN 929

Ronald Tillery: Ed Davis says owner Robert Pera called him 2 days ago to inform him of UFA status. Davis understands decision; says confidence still high. Davis: "I respect Pera 100 percent. He called me and I didn't have to read about it on the internet." Twitter @CAGrizBeat

 

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