Toronto Raptors Rumors
The Heat and free agent guard Lou Williams (the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year) have mutual interest, according to someone with direct knowledge, but this would require a sign-and-trade with Toronto because Williams will command more than the taxpayer’s midlevel.: 3 more rumors
Marc Stein: ESPN sources say that the Sacramento Kings have offered Wes Matthews a three-year deal in the $45 million range. But ESPN sources say Dallas is Wes Matthews’ preferred destination — over both Kings and Raptors — and that Mavs are favorites to land him: 22 more rumors
David Aldridge: Raptors did well in meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, but it is unlikely he picks the Raptors, per source.: 79 more rumors
Forward DeMarre Carroll agreed to a four-year, $60 million contract with the Toronto Raptors. The Milwaukee Bucks agreed to a five-year, $70 million contract with guard Khris Middleton. Green is considered a bigger free agent than Carroll and Middleton. The Warriors were surprised by the contracts offered to Carroll, Middleton, a league source said.
David Aldridge: Dallas’ chances looked very good with Wes Matthews this afternoon; now Kings very strongly in the mix. Didn’t mean to leave out Toronto in Matthews dance; Raps still in it, too. But Sac has changed the calculus.: 22 more rumors
Alex Kennedy: Amir Johnson’s deal with BOS will officially be two years worth $24,028,750 (and I love the signing). He’s the highest-paid Celtics player.: 2 more rumors
Marc Stein: ESPN sources say Raptors and Mavs still locked in battle for Wes Matthews. Yes: Raps still want him after striking deal with DeMarre Carroll: 22 more rumors
John Canzano: Luke Ridnour on being traded four times: “I’m definitely not buying a jersey every time I’m traded.”: 1 more rumor
John Canzano: Just talked with Luke Ridnour. Said if he doesn’t find NBA situation that is good for family life, “I’ll just hang it up and call it good.” Ridnour has four children under the age of 6. “You miss out on a lot of things,” he said.
Jeff Goodman: Amir Johnson has received interest from New York, Boston, Dallas, Toronto, Indiana, Lakers and San Antonio, source told ESPN.
Jeff Zillgitt: Raptors interest in Wes Matthews has led to a scheduled meeting between the two sides, per person with knowledge of meeting.: 22 more rumors
Sam Amick: Re: @Jeff Zillgitt intel on Wes Matthews/Raptors meeting, I’m told DeMar DeRozan was heavily involved in recruitment of both him and Carroll.
Marc Stein: ESPN sources say Wes Matthews has had meetings with officials from both Mavs and Raptors so far in free agency: 22 more rumors
Vincent Ellis: And I just learned this from a source: Carroll’s next visit was with the #Pistons. #Raptors gave offer he could not refuse.: 9 more rumors
Jeff Goodman: DeMarre Carroll agrees to a 4-year, $60 million deal with Toronto, sources confirm to ESPN. No options. That guy has come a long, long way.: 9 more rumors
DeMarre Carroll: #WeTheNorth I will be playing for Toronto Raptors next year!!!! I’m Blessed for this Opportunity! #WeTheNorth http://instagram.com/p/4mXm3qmVAZ/: 9 more rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: DeMarre Carroll has agreed to a four year, $60M deal with Toronto, league source tells Yahoo.: 9 more rumors