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July 15, 2014 Updates
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The Warriors are among the teams scheduled to attend a workout for free agent guard Brandon Rush, who tore an ACL while with the team in 2012 before playing in 38 games for Utah last season. The Warriors at this time can afford minimum contracts due to salary cap constraints, but could look to bring Rush back to the team after he averaged 9.7 points and 3.8 rebounds in 67 games with Golden State before getting injured. Contra Costa Times

“Rush was great. Everybody that’s been a fan saw how good he was for us, so if he’s healthy, and he can play, which we hear he can — we’ll go watch him and see — it’s a good addition if we could get him. You don’t know what the price would be, but we like Brandon,” Warriors general manager Bob Myers told KNBR on Monday. Contra Costa Times

Tony Jones: Greg Somogyi has rejoined the Utah Jazz summer league roster. Was at shoot around this morning and will suit up tonight vs. milwaukee Twitter @Tjonessltrib

After a disappointing and frustrating season in Utah, Brandon Rush knew he'd have to prove himself again. He'll get a chance to do that Tuesday, when he free agent guard will work out for multiple teams on Tuesday in Las Vegas, his agent says. Salt Lake Tribune

July 13, 2014 Updates

Marc Stein: Mavericks will get Jefferson on a one-year minimum deal. Bargain signing after Jefferson completed his last contract in Utah Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

Hayward’s deal will start at $14.8 million next year, increasing annually. The contract reportedly includes a player option for the final season, giving Hayward the ability to opt out of the deal after three seasons. The Jazz knew Hayward stood to see a substantial payday. But Lindsey said the high-dollar contract should be viewed in terms of the current market, and the ever-increasing salary cap of the NBA. Salt Lake Tribune

Despite failing to reach a deal in the fall, Bartelstein said there was never bad blood between the two sides. And now, with a new deal in place, the agent believes his client will be free of some of the pressure of playing last year with uncertainty hanging over his head. "That’s a lot of pressure," the agent said of playing through a contract year. "You try to put it out of your mind. You tell yourself it’s out of your mind. But it’s human nature. It’s there in the back of your mind all the time. Now he can go do what he loves to do more than anything in the world: go play basketball. "Now Gordon will go back and focus on the coming season and he’ll play his heart out, the way he always has." Salt Lake Tribune

The former Jazz forward agreed to terms with Charlotte — two years for $14 million, per Yahoo Sports — and Lindsey couldn't be happier. "We're just ecstatic for Marvin," Lindsey said. Williams spent the past two seasons in Utah after being traded from his original NBA team, Atlanta, in 2012. The 28-year-old, who was the No. 2 pick of the 2005 draft, averaged 9.1 points and 5.1 rebounds this past season while playing a stretch-four role for the Jazz. Deseret News

July 12, 2014 Updates

Adrian Wojnarowski: The Jazz sent Hornets notification this morning, source tells Yahoo Sports. Hayward will sign a four-year, $63M deal with Jazz today. Twitter @WojYahooNBA

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