Sources said the nature of the calls into the “snitch…

Sources said the nature of the calls into the “snitch line” have been for things like failures to wear a mask or being within six feet of someone away from the court. The same sources said neither Holmes — who walked too far off campus to meet a food delivery person — nor Caboclo (who left his room during the initial 36-hour quarantine period mandated for all players upon arriving to campus) were busted through calls to the anonymous line. But their violations, breaking quarantine and leaving campus, are two of the big no-nos.
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PJ Tucker unlikely to return to Miami

Alex Schiffer: Multiple teams — including Atlanta, Minnesota, Brooklyn, Chicago and Philadelphia — are expected to compete for PJ Tucker in free agency. All are expected to offer the full mid-level/TPMLE exception. He is unlikely to return to Miami, per sources.
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