HoopsHype Training Camp rumors

September 24, 2013 Updates

The Knicks announced Tuesday they have added another big man to the training-camp roster in 6-foot-11 center Cole Aldrich, the former Kansas star drafted 11th in 2010. He’s been signed to a non-guaranteed contract. Aldrich, considered a draft bust, has played 89 games in three seasons with Oklahoma City, Houston and Sacramento. Last season, he averaged 2.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in 8.6 minutes over 45 games, split between the Rockets and Kings. New York Post

Adonis Thomas received a training camp invitation from the Hawks. That brings the final roster to 20 players when practices begin Tuesday. Thomas, a 6-foot-7 guard/forward out of Memphis, was part of the Hawks’ Las Vegas Summer League team. He played in three games and averaged 1.3 points and 9.7 minutes. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Miami HEAT announced today that they will hold their 2013 Training Camp at The Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Bahamas, from Tuesday, October 1 through Friday, October 4, 2013. Following Media Day on Monday, September 30, the HEAT will travel to Paradise Island and will conduct two-a-day practice sessions in the Imperial Ballroom at the Atlantis Conference Center beginning on Tuesday. They will conclude the practice sessions and return to Miami on Friday afternoon. Media availability will take place following the first session only, with a viewing time to be updated daily. A media workroom will be set up within the conference center, in Adonis rooms I-IV. Media should enter the conference center through the main entrance. NBA.com

Veteran swingman Josh Childress has accepted an invitation to attend Wizards training camp, a league source with knowledge of the situation confirmed Monday. Washington Post

September 23, 2013 Updates

The Miami Heat have signed guard Larry Drew II, making him the 18th person on the roster for training camp with the two-time defending NBA champions. Boston Herald

HipHollywood has exclusively learned that former NBA star, Gilbert Arneas will not be training with the Los Angeles Clippers. The professional baller worked out at the Clipper’s training facility two months ago, and looked great. Reports later surfaced that the star could be invited to the Clipper’s training camp, which would give Arenas a chance to make the active roster and pick up his NBA career. HipHollywood

The Knicks will add veteran forwards Ike Diogu and Josh Powell to their training camp roster, league sources said. Both were part of the group of free agents who had a two-day workout with the Knicks last week. Neither will get any guaranteed money, but will sign make-good contracts. Newsday

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