Sources tell cleveland.com, along with their well-documented hunt for a shooting wing, including recent discussions about a sign-and-trade for restricted free agent swingman Josh Hart, the Cavs are currently exploring the free agent point guard market in hopes of adding a third guard to play behind starter Darius Garland and backup Rubio. The Cavs have looked into the possibility of Raul Neto and Brad Wanamaker, sources say.
Virtus Bologna and Partizan target Brad Wanamaker for the next season as reported by Italian Newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport. Wanamaker will wait for the August free agency first as La Gazzetta dello Sport said.
Maccabi Tel Aviv is interested in Brad Wanamaker, Basketnews.com reports. The versatile guard spent the last 3 years in NBA.
Brad Wanamaker: Appreciate you Boston! Signed my first and second lol NBA contracts with a great organization. Loved hooping with all my teammates and coaches I came across my two season there, wish you guys all the best going forward and I’ll always be grateful for my time there. 💚
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent G Brad Wanamaker has agreed to a one-year, $2.25M deal to join the Golden State Warriors, his agent Steve McCaskill tells ESPN. Wanamaker played a productive role with Celtics – and now’s expected to see some significant minutes as Steph Curry’s backup.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Boston has declined a qualifying offer to guard Brad Wanamaker, making him an unrestricted free agent, source tells ESPN.
A new day has come in Olimpia Milan, and that day is Ettore Messina. The new president of basketball operation is targeting Brad Wanamaker e Gigi Datome for the next season as reported La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Olimpia Milano is pursuing Brad Wanamaker and Aaron White for next season. Wanamaker spent the season in the NBA with the Boston Celtics averaging 3.9 points in 39 games. Wanamaker has played in Italy, Germany and Turkey with Gherardini’s Fenerbahce. Aaron White spent the past years with Zalgiris Kaunas and is also drawing interest from the Washington Wizards. Milano, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, made an offer to White.
A. Sherrod Blakely: The #Celtics make Brad Wanamaker signing official. He will wear jersey No. 9 this season.
The Celtics are closing in on a contract with free agent guard Brad Wanamaker, a league source confirmed to The Athletic.
Wanamaker could fit that mold. Scouts praise the polish he has developed in seven years in Europe and believe he has the physicality, toughness and intelligence to defend multiple positions at the NBA level. One opposing front-office source informed The Athletic, “He has a grownup’s game.”
Adrian Wojnarowski: EuroLeague guard Brad Wanamaker is finalizing a deal to join the Boston Celtics next season, league sources tell ESPN.
Adam Himmelsbach: The Celtics and Euroleague star Brad Wanamaker are close to finalizing a contract, as @Adrian Wojnarowski said. According to a source, Boston is seeking a two-year deal and Wanamaker, a former Pitt star, is leaning toward one year. Either way, it’ll likely be done soon, possibly tomorrow.
Emiliano Carchia: Brad Wanamaker is still pursuing his NBA dream and is in talks with OKC, per sources
David 'Dubi' Pick: Source: OKC Thunder brought in guard Brad Wanamaker for an audition. He was voted All-EuroLeague under David Blatt.
What can change that? Wanamaker has in his current contract an NBA buy out option until the 15th of July. If he gets the right offer from the NBA, the 27 years old guard can return to the States after seven season. If not, then Fenerbahce is waiting for him with open arms.
David Pick: Sources tell me All-Euroleague guard Brad Wanamaker fielding serious NBA interest and could leave David Blatt, Dacka in offseason.
September 16, 2021 | 8:36 pm EDT Update
Keith Smith: The Shanghai Sharks have signed former NBAers Jimmer Fredette and Noah Vonleh. This will be Fredette’s 5th season with Shanghai. He last played in the NBA in 2019 with the Phoenix Suns. Vonleh was briefly with the Brooklyn Nets last season. This is his first season with Shanghai.
NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo was in Greece for a meeting with the country’s prime minister Thursday and a special ceremony to bestow Greek citizenship on his mother Veronica and younger brother Alex. Antetokounmpo, who led the Milwaukee Bucks to the NBA championship in July, attended the ceremony at the official residence of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The 26-year-old Antetokounmpo was born in Athens, the son of Nigerian immigrants. He was granted Greek citizenship in 2013, allowing him to travel to the United States and join the Bucks later that year.
“We always felt Greek, but now we have an official stamp and we are happy,” Antetokounmpo told reporters after the ceremony. “Alex and my mom are Greek citizens now.” Antetokounmpo also traveled to Greece in August with his brother Thanassis, carrying the Larry O’Brien NBA championship trophy. He took the trophy to the ancient Acropolis in Athens to celebrate with members of his family.
September 16, 2021 | 8:07 pm EDT Update
Keith Smith: Cleaning up some loose ends on TPEs for the Boston Celtics… The Celtics used the Daniel Theis $5M TPE to acquire Kris Dunn in the three-team deal with the Hawks and Kings. That leaves Boston with five current TPEs. Those TPEs and expiration dates are in the next tweet. 1/2
Keith Smith: Current Boston Celtics TPEs: $17,142,857- Evan Fournier – expires 7/18/22 $9,720,900- Tristan Thompson – expires 7/7/22 $5,096,479- Kemba Walker – expires 5/17/22 $500,000- Moses Brown – expires 6/27/22 $370,564- Jeff Teague – expires 2/11/22 Reminder: TPEs cannot be combined together! 2/2