Calvin Watkins: Mike D'Antoni told reporters today it w…

Calvin Watkins: Mike D’Antoni told reporters today it was hard to release Pablo Prigioni. Expect to see Tyler Ennis get some minutes at point guard behind James Harden.

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Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent guard Pablo Prigioni has reached agreement on a two-year deal with Houston, league sources tell @TheVertical.
Doc Rivers would not get into specifics, other than to say his son is one of the players on the team he expects will “get deals this summer, and we’re hoping they’re here.” The salary cap is an issue. The Clippers — not including player options — have roughly $78 million in guaranteed contracts for 2016-17, when the cap is expected to rise to about $89 million. Jamal Crawford, Luc Mbah a Moute, Jeff Green, Pablo Prigioni and Jeff Ayers are free agents and Cole Aldrich and Wes Johnson have player options, so there are those considerations.
Prigioni, 38, the Argentinian point guard who the Knicks traded to Houston near the deadline for Alexey Shved and a couple of second round picks, was dealt to Denver in the weekend Ty Lawson swap and subsequently waived by the Nuggets. But league sources said neither the Nets or Knicks have interest.
As far as an NBA return to New York for Pablo Prigioni is concerned, it is a case of been there, done that for the Knicks while the Nets simply do not want to go there despite an apparent desire for a third point guard. Prigioni, 38, the Argentinian point guard who the Knicks traded to Houston near the deadline for Alexey Shved and a couple of second round picks, was dealt to Denver in the weekend Ty Lawson swap and subsequently waived by the Nuggets. But league sources said neither the Nets or Knicks have interest.
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Brown said four members of his staff who made the trip to Japan — which wound up being a 30-hour ordeal instead of the planned 10-hour flight, another issue that Metu blamed on a lack of organization — were never allowed in the Olympic village because of credential and paperwork issues “I don’t know why it is this way,” said Brown, who started a foundation earlier this year seeking financial help for the men’s basketball program.
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