Tim MacMahon: Per sources, the Rockets will use the Oladipo trade exception and work a sign-and-trade with the Bulls to get Daniel Theis.
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Chris Grenham: Jayson Tatum says farewell to Jeff Teague, Daniel Theis and Javonte Green on Instagram: pic.twitter.com/NYJ4xOlIRh
Ryan McDonough: Details of the Celtics/Wizards/Bulls deal, per league sources: Wizards get D. Gafford, C. Hutchinson Celtics get L. Kornet, M. Wagner Bulls get D. Theis, J. Green, T. Brown Jr. , $1.3m (from BOS) $250k (from WAS)
KC Johnson: It’s still unclear how big the Wagner-for-Theis deal is as of right now. Talks involved a third team and Javonte Green and Jeff Teague, per sources. Looks like luxury tax reduction for Celtics. But Theis will be a Bull.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Boston is trading center Daniel Theis to Chicago, sources tell ESPN.
Keith Smith: The Hornets were interested in Daniel Theis, per a source. Charlotte will look at signing Theis in free agency this summer.
KC Johnson: The Bulls are in talks to trade Mo Wagner to the Celtics for Daniel Theis, per sources. Working it to deadline. Not official yet.
Keith Smith: Per a source: The Celtics have received significant interest in pending free agent big man Daniel Theis and veteran big Tristan Thompson.
Late Saturday evening, I received a flurry of texts from multiple executives around the league who said the Celtics were up to something. What they’re up to is unclear, but league sources have long said Boston is searching for upgrades to bolster its wing and big man position. Tristan Thompson became trade eligible this weekend, and with a $9.3 million salary, he could be a perfect fit for a deal. So could Daniel Theis with his expiring $5 million contract.
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CJ McCollum: I think it’s important we don’t lose sight of the fact that 90% of the league is vaccinated. Happy Monday.
Anthony Slater: Klay Thompson on the state of his game: “I can make a lot of jump shots. Pretty good at defensive sliding. My timing is a little off. Reaction time’s not there. That’s being rusty two years. I anticipate in the next four weeks playing 5-on-5 again.” pic.twitter.com/Nk9YDlfyGL