HoopsHype Tyrus Thomas rumors

July 6, 2010 Updates
July 1, 2010 Updates

The Minnesota Timberwolves and New York Knicks are keeping an eye on restricted free agent Tyrus Thomas. Both teams have expressed interest in the forward and are expected to make a hard push for him if they can't land any of their top targets. HoopsWorld

I just got off the phone with Bobcats general manager Rod Higgins. He said he hasn't spoken to Felton's or Tyrus Thomas' agents today and he said it's premature to speculate on Felton's future. But I think it's pretty clear Thomas is dramatically more likely to be a Bobcat next season than Felton. And it's not outlandish to think they might have to ride out D.J. Augustin as the starting point guard, unless they can find some trade for a veteran playmaker. Charlotte Observer

June 26, 2010 Updates

KC Johnson: Bobcats make qualifying offer to ex-Bull Tyrus Thomas, allowing them to match any offers he might receive as restricted free agent. Twitter

June 25, 2010 Updates

The Charlotte Bobcats have made a one-year, $6.2 million qualifying offer to Tyrus Thomas, making the power forward a restricted free agent. Friday's move will allow the Bobcats to match any offer Thomas gets from another team when free agency begins next week. Thomas said on Tuesday he wants to sign a long-term deal with the Bobcats. ESPN.com

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