San Antonio Spurs center Dewayne Dedmon will decline his $3 million player option for next season and become an unrestricted free agent, league sources told The Vertical.
Dedmon, one of the top available centers this summer, averaged 17.5 minutes, 5.1 points and 6.5 rebounds in 76 games this season. Dedmon also started 37 regular-season games and three playoff games. The 7-foot Dedmon will command a market as an active rim protector and reliable starter. He signed a two-year, $6 million deal with the Spurs last offseason.
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed center Dewayne Dedmon. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
Paul Garcia: The Spurs have officially signed Dewayne Dedmon. Terms of deal weren't disclosed. Dewayne Dedmon is probably being signed with the $2.9 million room exception.
Marjanovic -- you can just call him Boban -- figures to be all Detroit's soon enough, the newest member of the Pistons. The San Antonio Spurs can drag this out for three days before deciding whether to match Detroit's three-year, $21 million offer sheet to Marjanovic, but they cut a deal with Dewayne Dedmon on Thursday morning that symbolized a team moving on to the next guy.
Shams Charania: Free agent center Dewayne Dedmon has agreed to a two-year, $6 million deal with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell The Vertical.
Alex Kennedy: The Warriors and center Dewayne Dedmon are still engaged in contract talks, according to sources. Golden State likes him as a rim protector.
Sam Amick: Dewayne Dedmon, who spent past two seasons in Orlando, has serious interest from Houston and Toronto. He was hoping to fill the Zaza role.
Michael Scotto: Orlando Magic rescinded the team's qualifying offer on Dewayne Dedmon, per league source. Dedmon will now become an unrestricted free agent.
Alex Kennedy: In addition to Willie Reed, the Warriors continue to show interest in Dewayne Dedmon. They want a rim protector as they fill out roster.
Steve Kyler: As expected Magic extended qualifying offers to center Dewayne Dedmon and guard/forward Evan Fournier.
The Orlando Magic submitted a qualifying offer to center Dewayne Dedmon on Tuesday, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.