NBA rumors: Nets cut Greivis Vasquez, sign Yogi Ferrell

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The Vasquez move was first reported by the Vertical. The contract will be for one year and $5 million, a league source told The Post.
Greivis Vasquez told The Journal Times he hasn’t made any commitment to staying with the Bucks and will consider signing with another team once the free agency period begins on July 1. “It wasn’t the year I wanted; the injury set me back,’’ Vasquez said. “But I can control my destiny now with the fact I’m almost 100 percent. I feel much better. We’ll see what happens. It’ll be an interesting summer.’’
Vasquez, a full-time starter for just one season in his eight-year pro career that included stints with Memphis, New Orleans and Sacramento, was then asked if he’d prefer remaining in Milwaukee. “It’s a very classy franchise here; they gave me all the tools and got me to the level that I’m now, so I’m thankful,’’ Vasquez said. “But I’ll be a free agent; obviously, you got to explore things.’’
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