Donatas Urbonas: Demetrius Jackson is expected to leave Rytas Vilnius, sources confirmed.
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The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Demetrius Jackson, it was announced today.
Dave McMenamin: Lakers sign another player to an Exhibit 10 deal, per source
Emiliano Carchia: Demetrius Jackson likely to join Chinese team Beijing Ducks after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers, a source told Sportando
Serena Winters: Had a really nice chat w/ Demetrius Jackson (who Sixers waived) for a story that I was writing on him. Class act type of guy. One thing that stood out to me was how much he even appreciated ‘garbage time’ mins & didn’t treat them any differently than if the game was on the line.
Shams Charania: Sources @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium: The Philadelphia 76ers are releasing guard Demetrius Jackson, who is on a two-way NBA deal and is accepting a deal in China.
Keith Pompey: Sources confirm that the #Sixers are releasing @Demetrius Jackson, who will sign a contract to play in China. Jackson is on a two-way deal with the #Sixers/ Delaware Blue Coats.
Jessica Camerato: The Sixers waived Demetrius Jackson today: pic.twitter.com/7hHCFM3I58
Shams Charania: The Philadelphia 76ers have re-signed guard Demetrius Jackson on a two-way NBA contract, league sources tell Yahoo.
Jessica Camerato: The Sixers signed guard Demetrius Jackson to a two-way contract, waived James Michael McAdoo.
Shams Charania: Sources: Philadelphia is signing Rockets free agent guard Demetrius Jackson to a two-way contract, releasing forward James Michael McAdoo.
Jonathan Feigen: The Rockets terminated Demetrius Jackson’s two-way contract. He will sign a 10-day contract, but does not appear in team’s plans. Will be assigned to RGV, source said, and play in G League Showcase during his 10-day.
Adam Johnson: Demetrius Jackson’s two way contract with Rockets has been terminated and he has been signed to a 10 day contract, league source tells @Adam Johnson
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets announce the 2-way contract with Demetrius Jackson for RGV. Former Notre Dame guard had solid yr with Maine in D-League last season.
Mark Berman: NBA sources confirm #Rockets agreed to 2way contract w/guard Demetrius Jackson. 2016 2nd-round pick by Celtics who waived him.Played n 5games
Michael Scotto: Houston Rockets and Demetrius Jackson have agreed to a two-way deal, league sources told @BBallInsiders.
Adam Zagoria: Former Notre Dame PG Demetrius Jackson signed a 2-way contract with Houston, agent Kieran Piller confirmed.
Bobby Marks: Creative use of the stretch provision by the Celtics on the contract of Demetrius Jackson. Boston exercised the 2019-20 non-guaranteed team option on Jackson one day prior to waiving the former second round pick. Exercising the option allowed Boston to stretch the contract over seven years and not five. The cap hit per year is $92,857 instead of $130,000.
Adam Himmelsbach: If Demetrius Jackson is not claimed on waivers, the Celtics will likely stretch his $650k guarantee over three years, source says.
Steve Bulpett: Celtics to waive Demetrius Jackson, avoid paying his $650,000 guarantee. His initial indication is he’ll likely not play in SL game tonight.
Boston would now need a series of transactions to create cap space for Gordon Hayward. The Celtics would have to pull the qualifying offer on Kelly Olynyk, renounce free agents Jonas Jerebko, James Young, Gerald Green and waive the contracts of Jordan Mickey and Demetrius Jackson (or trade).
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November 27, 2020 | 6:18 am EST Update
Real Madrid lost star guard Facu Campazzo to the NBA (the Denver Nuggets to be specific) and there is a reported possibility that this may also happen with another player of the team. According to Marca, Real Madrid forward Gabriel Deck will be using the exit clause on his contract with “Blancos” and sign with an NBA club even next week if his team doesn’t present him with an extension offer really soon. There are some NBA teams that have “shown an interest” for the Argentinian player and he’s ready to make the jump, unless something changes with his contract situation with Real.
One longtime league executive said the past week was the most hectic of his career. In addition to the draft and free agency crammed together in an abbreviated offseason, there are so many other less-publicized tasks that teams are trying to sort through, from COVID-19 protocols to fans possibly attending games to scheduling. It’s wild to think that regular-season games are scheduled to tip off in less than a month.
Olgun Uluc: An interesting development: Brisbane Bullets big-man, Tyrell Harrison, has been classified by the NBPA as eligible for the 2021 NBA Draft, his agent tells ESPN. The Kiwi is 21 years old, a legit 7-foot, and should get a minutes bump with Magnay gone. An intriguing, raw prospect.
For example, every day at 5 a.m., inside room 950 in the Gran Destino (where all the top-seeded teams stayed), Masai Ujiri would wake up, read his book, hop on the Peloton, and work out before heading down for breakfast. He thought nothing of his daily ritual until one morning, several weeks into the bubble, when he got a text from another former player of his: “Morning boss, you good up there?” The text was from Kawhi Leonard—Finals MVP with the Raptors, now a star on the Clippers—who was staying in room 850, directly below his old boss. Ujiri had been waking Kawhi up with his noisy workouts for weeks, but Kawhi was reluctant to say anything.
Ujiri told Kawhi that he would stop for the time being and joked that he would continue again when the Raptors met the Clippers in the Finals, messing with Kawhi’s sleep. Kawhi responded with the kind of trash talk that’s best read aloud in Kawhi’s dry monotone: “Haha, you know the saying ‘Don’t poke the bear’? I’m gonna call the NBA on you…get you out the bubble.”
NBA star Markelle Fultz is taking Wakanda Forever literally … he just got a foot-long image of the Black Panther tattooed on his thigh — and it’s AMAZING!! TMZ Sports has learned back in the summer, Fultz hit up “Ink Master” star Roly T-Rex about getting some ink done. And, with Chadwick Boseman’s death and the Black Lives Matter movement at its peak … the two got to thinking a “Black Panther” piece would be perfect.
November 27, 2020 | 1:58 am EST Update
And as is usually the case when the Celtics don’t turn a highly publicized rumor into a reality, we’re getting a reason why that deal never went through. According to ESPN’s Zach Lowe, the Celtics were never really that high on Turner. Boston apparently didn’t see him as a very big upgrade to their frontcourt, and was even exploring other deals to trade Turner had the deal with Indiana come to fruition. “Talking to people and reading the tea leaves as best I could, it really comes down to the Celtics didn’t want Myles Turner,” Lowe said on The Lowe Post Podcast. “I did hear from some teams around the league that the Celtics have done some preliminary research on what Myles Turner’s trade value would have been to them had they acquired him either in this deal or in a separate deal, and obviously didn’t like what they saw.”