The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on forward Deng Adel and center John Egbunu. Adel originally signed with Brooklyn as a free agent on July 30 and appeared in one preseason game for the Nets on Oct. 12 versus the Los Angeles Lakers in Shenzhen, China.
Michael Scotto: The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to an Exhibit 10 deal with Deng Adel, league sources told @TheAthleticNYC.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed forward Deng Adel to a Two-Way contract, Cavaliers General Manager Koby Altman announced today. Adel (6-7, 200) has played in 25 games (24 starts) this season for the Raptors 905 of the NBA G League, averaging 13.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 31.6 minutes per game. He played three years collegiately at Louisville, where he averaged 11.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 26.8 minutes per game over 89 games (71 starts). The Khartoum, South Sudan native originally went undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft.
In a minor roster move, the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to sign G League player Deng Adel to a two-way contract and waive Jalen Jones, league sources told cleveland.com. Adel will ink his contract Tuesday, the final day for teams to sign players to new two-way deals, and is expected to report to the Canton Charge.
Shams Charania: Sources @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium: The Cleveland Cavaliers are signing Deng Adel of G League's Raptors 905 to a two-way NBA contract.
The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have signed forwards Deng Adel and Kyle Collinsworth. Per team policy, financial terms of the deals were not disclosed. Adel, 6-foot-7, 200 pounds, played three seasons at Louisville (2015-18), averaging 11.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 89 career games (71 starts). He posted collegiate highs his junior year (2017-18), averaging 15.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 33.1 minutes.
Shams Charania: Sources: Undrafted Louisville forward Deng Adel changed course from Minnesota training camp and instead will sign a partially guaranteed deal with the Raptors.
January 22, 2022 | 9:34 pm EST Update
Kelsey Russo: #Cavs Lauri Markkanen went down on the court, with the entire team surrounding him. Cedi Osman and Dean Wade are helping him off the floor at the moment, heading back to the locker room.
James Ham: No Giannis? No problem. Missing their superstar, the Bucks still managed to handle the Kings Sunday afternoon. Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday picked up the slack, handing Sacramento a 133-127 loss. Here are 6 quick thoughts from the Kings’ third straight defeat.
Eric Nehm: Wesley Matthews went down on a defensive possession. Managed to get himself back up and hobbled down the floor. And then the Bucks just continued to play. No take foul. No timeout. Budenholzer finally called a timeout with 30 seconds left in the third quarter.
January 22, 2022 | 8:44 pm EST Update
Scott Agness: Malcolm Brogdon will be shut down for 10 days, at minimum, Pacers head coach Rick Carlisle says. They want to aggressively nail down the issues with his sore right Achilles.