HoopsHype Spencer Hawes rumors

July 5, 2014 Updates

"Even taking a little less money, this opportunity was too exciting to pass up," Hawes told Yahoo Sports on Friday night. "I've had a taste of the playoffs before, but being a part of this team will be just incredible. You get to a point where you really realize what's important, and I was thinking: 'What would my 12-year-old self have done? What would he prioritize?' It was this opportunity and what they're building with the Clippers." Yahoo! Sports

All Portland could offer Hawes was the midlevel exception, which is what he accepted from the Clippers. In fact, according to league sources, Portland offered Hawes the same exact contract -- length and terms – that the Clippers will pay out. CSNNW.com

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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

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