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July 3, 2014 Updates

Jared Zwerling: I'm told Mo Williams just met with the Dallas Mavericks. Positive momentum, but obviously team is waiting on Melo first before Mo & others. Twitter @JaredZwerling

On Day 1 of free agency the Portland Trail Blazers inquired about the interest of veteran free agent point guard Steve Blake, league sources informed CSNNW.com. These sources that requested anonymity describes the call to his representatives as merely a “feeler ” inquiry with sides expected to reengage down the road. CSNNW.com

Blake, 34, is no stranger to the city of Portland. He played three and a half seasons with the team and loved his experience so much that he purchased a home in Portland where his family resides in the offseason. We’re told by one of the sources that Blake “would love to come back to Portland to play for the Trail Blazers.” CSNNW.com

July 2, 2014 Updates

After spending Tuesday entertaining overtures from multiple NBA teams, Spencer Hawes remains "very interested" in the possibility of joining the Trail Blazers as a free agent, a source with knowledge of Hawes' thinking told The Oregonian. Oregonian

It's unclear how long Hawes will draw out free agency or whether he will visit any other teams. But, the source said, Hawes is in "no rush" to make a decision. Oregonian

After spending Tuesday entertaining overtures from multiple NBA teams, Spencer Hawes remains "very interested" in the possibility of joining the Trail Blazers as a free agent, a league source with knowledge of Hawes' thinking told The Oregonian. Oregonian

The Blazers' top free agent target met with the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, according to Yahoo Sports, soaking in sales pitches from Bob Meyers and Doc Rivers. But, the source said, the meetings did nothing to knock the Blazers out of contention. "He likes everything about the Blazers," the source said. Oregonian

The Blazers can offer Hawes no more than a midlevel exception, which would, at most, pencil out to $5.3 million per year for up to four years. He made $6.5 million last season, when he averaged 13.2 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists, while shooting 42 percent from three-point range, for the Philadelphia 76ers and Cleveland Cavaliers. It's unclear how long Hawes will draw out free agency or whether he will visit any other teams. But, the league source said, Hawes is in "no rush" to make a decision. Oregonian

July 1, 2014 Updates

Phoenix Suns free agent forward Channing Fyre says the Trail Blazers have not contacted him. Fyre was one of the free agents on Damian Lillard's wish list. CSNNW.com

Three teams, in fact, have quickly emerged as serious bidders for Monroe, according to sources close to the process: Atlanta, Orlando and Portland. ESPN.com

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

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