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Nuggets seek Danilo Gallinari extension

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Wilson Chandler’s contract extension could be just the beginning for the Nuggets. If they have their way, they’d like to open talks on an extension for Danilo Gallinari as well, according to a league source. Gallinari is heading into the final year of his contract, which is scheduled to pay him $11.5 million. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent next summer. Gallinari always has been viewed as an important piece of the Nuggets re-tooling — now rebuilding — effort, ever since he was traded to Denver from New York in 2011 in the Carmelo Anthony deal.
via Denver Post
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Jordan also has recently gotten a call from New York forward Carmelo Anthony, the officials said. Anthony wanted Jordan to know the Knicks want his services too. He has been hanging out with Dallas forward Chandler Parsons in Houston, the officials said. The conversations have been about Jordan joining the Mavericks, who are viewed as having the strongest chance of luring him away from the Clippers.
via Los Angeles Times
But the 76ers are expected to pick Russell third overall in the draft Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Los Angeles Lakers could snatch him up at No. 2. And there’s a chance he could slip to fourth to the New York Knicks. The interest of those teams was obvious during a predraft media availability Wednesday at a Manhattan hotel. Media members were crowded around Russell’s podium 10 minutes before he was scheduled to speak. And it stayed that way throughout his 30-minute news conference. “I was actually in my room before I came down here, just sitting on my bed for like 10 minutes,” he said, “just thinking, soaking it all in, thanking God.
via Philadelphia Inquirer