Houston native and Kansas State product Iwundu was so thrilled about coming to terms on a two-year contract with the Mavericks that when reached by The News he sounded as though he was in disbelief. That will happen when you’ve spent your three-year NBA career with a smaller-market, fringe-playoff team like Orlando and suddenly you’re back in your home state, playing for the 2011 NBA championship franchise you watched while growing up. “That’s number one, just being from Texas, but also going to a team like this is pretty big,” he said. “It’s a different ballgame. It’s contenders, man. I’m so excited that I can’t put it into words.”
November 24, 2020 | 10:05 pm EST Update
Mirjam Swanson: Clippers announce they have waived center Justin Patton. Patton, 23, was acquired as part of a three-team deal with the Detroit Pistons and Brooklyn Nets on Nov. 19.
November 24, 2020 | 9:04 pm EST Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Sacramento Kings have declined to match the Atlanta Hawks’ four-year, $72 million offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Bogdan Bogdanovic, sources tell ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Kings front office labored over the decision, but kept coming back to new GM Monte McNair’s plan to maintain roster flexibility. Keeping Bogdanovic would’ve severely limited the organization’s ability to continue reshaping the team around its young core of Fox, Bagley and Hield.
Marc Stein: The Hawks and Bogdan Bogdanovic have been notified that the Kings will not be matching Atlanta’s four-year, $72 million offer to the restricted free agent, league sources say Danilo Gallinari, Rajon Rondo, Kris Dunn and Bogdanovic to the Hawks in an eventful offseason
Mark Berman: Free agent G/F Gerald Green hopes he’ll get the opportunity to re-sign with his hometown #Rockets: “Everybody knows how much I feel about this city and what this city feels for me. For me, if I come back again…I’m gonna have the same feeling I did when I came back in 2017.”