Darren Wolfson: Buzz is Crabbe gave back $750K to escape the #Twolves. … A buyout of Evan Turner came close, but didn’t happen w/ yesterday the deadline to be bought out and be eligible for the playoffs. However, he’d still like to play. Just unlikely for that to be w/ #Timberwolves right now.
Minnesota has waived guard Allen Crabbe, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Crabbe, 27, will be eligible for a playoff roster if he signs elsewhere. The veteran played in just nine games for the Timberwolves this season, averaging 4.6 points and 2.1 rebounds in 14.6 minutes.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Minnesota has agreed to a contract buyout with Allen Crabbe, league source tells ESPN.
January 16, 2021 | 5:59 pm EST Update
Caris LeVert will be out indefinitely after an MRI revealed a small mass on his left kidney during a physical prior to finalizing the four-team trade with Brooklyn, Houston and Cleveland. LeVert will undergo further medical tests and more details will follow as needed.
Caris LeVert: “On behalf of my family and myself, we want to thank the Indiana Pacers for their support and guidance. We are grateful for their extreme thoroughness during the physical process and I am looking forward to joining the team and being part of this great organization as soon as possible.”
Andrew Lopez: Stan Van Gundy says Nickeil Alexander-Walker sent SVG a text last night apologizing about being “dismissive” after he was coming out the game for his 5th foul. Stan says he doesn’t even remember getting any attitude. Says him being frustrated was just part of the game.
Will Guillory: Eric Bledsoe joked, “I didn’t think I was gonna make it” when asked how it was to deal with his eye issue. Said it unlike anything anything he experienced before. He still doesn’t look like he’s 100 percent comfortable yet.