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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Udonis Haslem: Draymond Green broke the code

Green made the remark on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” postgame show Thursday night following the Warriors defeating the Dallas Mavericks in five games. “Draymond broke the code,” Haslem told Yahoo Sports after the Heat’s 111-103 victory. “You ain’t supposed to say some s*** like that. That’s disrespectful. He know better than that.”
Reporter: “How you describe Jimmy’s game?” Kyle Lowry: “It’s f***ing incredible! My bad, my bad. Don’t fine me NBA, that was really by mistake, I promise.” Jimmy Butler: “Fine him, fine him. Y’all fine me all the time.”

The Celtics, so celebrated for their defense, made it easy for him. They mishandled the assignment, leaving Butler with a clear path to the hoop, and he pounced, driving for a layup and absorbing contact for good measure. It was a winning play that broke a tie game, along with the Celtics’ resolve. “His competitive will is as high as anybody that has played this game,” Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra said.