Alex Kennedy: Al-Farouq Aminu is drawing interest from the Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers, according to league sources.
Jason Quick: If the Trail Blazers and Al-Farouq Aminu are going to come to terms on an extension before Sunday (he's eligible for as much as 4 years and $48 mil) it will be a quick negotiation: Aminu's agent says "I haven't really talked to Neil (Olshey)." (1/2)
Jason Quick: If the Trail Blazers and Al-Farouq Aminu are going to come to terms on an extension before Sunday (he's eligible for as much as 4 years and $48 mil) it will be a quick negotiation: Aminu's agent says "I haven't really talked to Neil (Olshey)." If Aminu and Blazers don't agree to extension before Sunday, he becomes unrestricted free agent. Blazers have his Bird Rights, meaning they can go over the cap to sign him. Should be interesting to see what Aminu's market is ..
Al-Farouq Aminu: Headed to Portland with my guy Neil Olshey, who believed in me since day one. Much love. Rip city here I come
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent Aminu Al-Farouq has agreed to a four year, $30 million deal with Portland, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
As mentioned before, the Blazers are also expected to make a run at Dallas Mavericks small forward Al-Farouq Aminu, who Olshey drafted during his days in the Los Angeles Clippers’ front office. The move could be one that replaces Nicolas Batum, who was in the deal that landed Henderson and forward Noah Vonleh in Portland.
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Shams Charania: Free agent center Enes Kanter has agreed to a one-year deal with the Boston Celtics, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Kanter returns to Boston to compete in the Eastern Conference title race.
Even having been cast aside, Dragic adores the Heat, sources said. Serious veterans appreciate Riley’s commitment to winning. “We never once spoke about Miami as a city,” Butler’s agent, Bernie Lee, told me last year in explaining Butler’s desire to be there. “Obviously it’s an amazing place with amazing people, but Jimmy wasn’t going there for the beach. Since he’s gotten there, I think we have gone out to eat less than 10 times and one of them was the Super Bowl. We didn’t even talk about the tax advantages. The only questions he asked were of the background of the people involved and how they would build out the team.”