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Shams Charania: Free agent guard Jameer Nelson has agreed on a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell The Vertical.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Jameer Nelson has agreed to sign with New Orleans, league source tells ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Brooklyn, Charlotte, Houston and New Orleans involved with free agent guard Jameer Nelson, league sources tell ESPN.
Michael Scotto: Jameer Nelson has received interest from the Pelicans, sources told @BBallInsiders. Pelicans have a full roster & would need to cut someone.
Chris Haynes: Point guard Jameer Nelson has cleared waivers and is free to sign with any team, league sources tell ESPN.
Chris Haynes: Houston, among other teams, have reached out to representatives of Jameer Nelson, league sources tell ESPN.
Shams Charania: Sources: Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson has been released by Denver, clears free agency waivers Friday.
Free agent forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year, $2.3 million contract with the Denver Nuggets, league sources told ESPN. Denver will likely waive veteran guard Jameer Nelson to make room on the 15-man roster for Jefferson, league sources said.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Denver will likely waive guard Jameer Nelson to create a roster spot for Jefferson, league sources tell ESPN.
“I’m going to play until I can’t play — until I’m not effective, until I’m not needed,” Nelson said. “My service is needed, and I feel like it’s needed on a lot of teams. Right here, right now I’m playing for the Nuggets and trying to be a leader and trying to be who I am and bring everything I can to the table for this team.”
Shams Charania: Free agent Jameer Nelson has an agreement in principle on a new three-year contract with the Denver Nuggets, league sources tell RealGM.
Nelson, 33, opted out of the last year of his contract, and the Nuggets want him back for his play on the court and his professionalism. . His daily example would be huge as the team grooms its 19-year old point guard Emmanuel Mudiay. According to those close to the situation, the Nuggets are a strong contender to retain his services. But for a player looking for a meaningful role, Nelson might have doubts. , The Nuggets are carrying multiple point guards — one guard under contract in Ty Lawson; Mudiay, the first-round draft pick who soon will be signed; and one on an unguaranteed contract, Erick Green.
According to those close to the situation, the Nuggets are a strong contender to retain his services. But for a player looking for a meaningful role, Nelson might have doubts. , The Nuggets are carrying multiple point guards — one guard under contract in Ty Lawson; Mudiay, the first-round draft pick who soon will be signed; and one on an unguaranteed contract, Erick Green.
NBA free agency opens up next week, and the player arguably at the top of the Nuggets’ wish list is one of their own — point guard Jameer Nelson. Nelson’s representation has informed the Nuggets he will opt out of the remaining year of his contract, but Denver remains a strong contender to re-sign him.
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November 24, 2017 | 10:05 pm EST Update
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November 24, 2017 | 9:41 pm EST Update
So when he learned Rose left the Cavaliers on Friday to re-evaluate his future in the NBA, James Johnson said his heart goes out to his friend and former teammate. “He’s going through a lot right now,” Johnson said. “He keeps coming back from injuries after injuries, it takes a toll on you, just rehab and treatment. It also takes a toll on you when you know you’re not getting back or you’re going through the same repetitive rehab and treatment.”
James Johnson: “My heart goes out to that man. I know he wants to get back to the old Derrick Rose, I know how bad he wants to get back to that but there’s more important things than basketball. … (that being) family, health.”