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Chris Fedor: Kyle Guy has returned to the Canton Charge, the #Cavs G League affiliate. Guy played in 19 games for the Miami Heat after getting called up from the G League in late December.
Shams Charania: The Boston Celtics are signing forward Juwan Morgan of G League’s Maine Celtics to a 10-day contract, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
Shams Charania: Sources: Free agent guard Darren Collison is joining the Los Angeles Lakers’ G League affiliate – South Bay Lakers (17-9) – in hopes of helping lead the No. 2 seed to a G League title as well as earning a call-up to an NBA team.
Shams Charania: Sources: Former Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans is signing a contract in the NBA G League and is expected to join Milwaukee’s affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd, for evaluation toward a potential deal with the Bucks.
Rylan Stiles: The Oklahoma City Blue have acquired Jahmi’us Ramsey
JD Shaw: Former Kings forward Robert Woodard II is signing a contract in the G League and will join the Iowa Wolves, affiliate of the Timberwolves. Woodard was waived by Sacramento earlier this month.
Marc Stein: Former All-Star Isaiah Thomas is expected to re-join @NBAGrandRapids of the @nbagleague post All-Star break, league sources say. Playing for Jason Terry, his close friend, Thomas scored 42 points in his only game for the Gold to earn an immediate NBA call-up from the Lakers.
JD Shaw: Free agent swingman Chandler Hutchison is signing a contract in the NBA G League, source tells @HoopsRumors. Hutchison most recently played with the Suns.
Janis Timma, who had been playing in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague for many years, has signed with the Lakeland Magic of the G League. Lakeland is Orlando Magic’s G League team, which holds his NBA rights. The 30-year-old Latvian forward, who started this season at UNICS Kazan, has expressed his desire to get to the NBA.
Marc Stein: Treveon Graham is the latest NBA veteran (stints with Charlotte, Brooklyn, Minnesota, Atlanta) to sign a contract to play in the @nbagleague, league sources say. More NBA from me: marcstein.Substack.com
JD Shaw: Free agent big man Thon Maker has signed a contract in the NBA G League. Maker holds past NBA experience with the Bucks, Pistons and Cavaliers.
Kelly Iko: Free agent Terrance Ferguson is signing with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, sources tell myself and @Alykhan Bijani
Marc Stein: More G League news involving familiar NBA names: Jason Thompson has joined the Wisconsin Herd and sources say Kris Dunn has now signed an @nbagleague contract that puts him in line to be acquired later this week.
JD Shaw: Former NBA guard Elijah Millsap is signing a G League contract and is expected to join the College Park Skyhawks, sources tell @HoopsRumors. Millsap is the brother of Brooklyn Nets veteran Paul Millsap.
JD Shaw: The Sioux Falls Skyforce (Heat’s affiliate) have acquired veteran forward Earl Clark from the available player pool, team says.
Shams Charania: The Portland Trail Blazers plan to sign F/C Reggie Perry on a 10-day hardship deal, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. The former Nets second-rounder is averaging 19.7 PPG/10.1 RPG for G League’s Raptors 905 this season.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Minnesota is signing forward Chris Silva to a 10-day hardship exemption, sources tell ESPN.
Free agent Mario Chalmers is pursuing an NBA comeback and has signed a contract in the G League, agents Ronnie Chalmers and Jerry Dianis told Hoops Rumors. Chalmers will be free to sign with any team if he goes unclaimed on waivers the next 48 hours.
At least one G League team has already made a commitment to the point guard, his agents said. “Finishing my career where I started would mean the world to mean,” Chalmers said on possibly returning to the NBA. “I first got drafted into the NBA. I never had dreams of walking away from the game of basketball overseas, so this would be a great way to end my career. Just being back at home in front of the fans that helped me get to where I am today.”
“I have a lot left in the tank,” Chalmers said. “I have fresh legs, a fresh body and I’m ready for that full NBA grind again. A lot of teams are fighting for those 16 playoff spots, so at the end of the day, if someone gets hurt or COVID becomes an issue, I’m ready. “I’ve been in the gym. I catch on fast and won’t miss a beat. I’ve already been there before. At the end of the day, I know what it takes to help win a championship.”
Marc Stein: Isaiah Thomas is nearing a deal to join Denver’s @nbagleague affiliate (Grand Rapids Gold) for the upcoming G League Showcase in Las Vegas, league sources say, teaming the former All-Star guard with Coach Jason Terry and Lance Stephenson. More from me: marcstein.substack.com
Shams Charania: Isaiah Thomas has signed with the Denver Nuggets’ NBA G League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Gold, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Jason Terry, who is close with Thomas, is head coach of Grand Rapids and will coach IT in the G League Showcase beginning Sunday.
Michael Singer: Isaiah Thomas is signing with @NBAGrandRapids because of his relationship with Jason Terry. There’s a slim chance he’s ultimately going to get called up to the #Nuggets, league source tells @denverpost.
Chris Kirschner: The College Park Skyhawks and NBA veteran Langston Galloway have agreed to a G League deal, source tells the @The Athletic.
JD Shaw: Free agent Norvel Pelle has signed a contract in the NBA G League and will join the Cleveland Charge, affiliate of the Cavaliers, source tells @HoopsRumors. Pelle’s returning rights are with the team.
JD Shaw: The G League Ignite has added Kosta Koufos and Kevin Murphy. They join Dakarai Allen, Jessie Govan, Amauri Hardy, Pooh Jeter, Amir Johnson and Malik Pope as the team’s eight veterans.
Omari Sanfoka II: The Motor City Cruise have acquired returning rights to former MSU big man Deyonta Davis in exchange for a 2023 third-round G League draft pick, the team just announced
The Grand Rapids Gold, the NBA G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets, announced today its 2021-22 training camp roster. The 14-man roster includes NBA Veteran Lance Stephenson, former University of Michigan Wolverine Nik Stauskas, and Denver Nuggets two-way player Petr Cornelie. The team is coached by NBA Champion Jason Terry.
The Maine Celtics, presented by Unum, announced today the addition of Deng Adel to the training camp roster. Adel, a 6-7 product of Louisville, joins Maine with both NBA and NBA G League experience. While on a Two-Way contract, Adel played in 19 games for the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2018-19 season, averaging 1.7 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 10.2 minutes per game.
Rylan Stiles: Full G-League ignite roster:
Anthony Chiang: Erik Spoelstra says he spoke with Brandon Knight over the summer and thinks he still “has a lot to offer.” Spoelstra says Knight’s goal is to get back in the NBA. Knight was drafted by the Skyforce today.
Jay King: The Maine Celtics announced their training camp roster, which includes Ryan Arcidiacono, Juwan Morgan, Luke Kornet, Theo Pinson, Chris Clemons, Sam Hauser (two-way), Brodric Thomas (two-way) and local D3 legend Eric Demers, among others.
Birmingham Squadron: WELCOME, JOE YOUNG! The Birmingham Squadron have acquired G Joe Young from the Stockton Kings in exchange for Devearl Ramsey and the Squadron’s second-round pick in the 2022-23 NBA G League Draft.
Harrison Faigen: The South Bay Lakers just finalized their training camp roster, with the expected names of Chaundee Brown Jr., Frank Mason III, Mac McClung and Cam Oliver on the team. A semi surprise? Longtime SBL vet Andre Ingram, re-joining the team for a 13th G League season at 35 years old.
Marc Stein: NBA vet Lance Stephenson will be a featured name in Saturday’s @nbagleague draft and there is a growing belief, sources say, that Stephenson is likely to land with the Denver @Nuggets’ affiliate in Grand Rapids. More tomorrow via This Week In Basketball: marcstein.Substack.com
Darren Wolfson: Former Cretin-Derham Hall and #Gophers star (and #Timberwolves draft pick) Daniel Oturu will continue his pro career playing for the Windy City #Bulls in the G League.
James Ham: According to a league source, Matt Coleman signed with the Stockton Kings today. Nice addition to the squad. He should get plenty of minutes for Bobby Jackson’s squad.
In a three-team trade, South Bay has acquired the returning player rights to 2020 G League MVP Frank Mason III while sending the returning player rights to Reggie Hearn and a second-round pick in the 2021 Draft to the Memphis Hustle and a first-round pick in the 2021 Draft to the Delaware Blue Coats.
Fanbo Zeng, a top international prospect from China, has signed to play with NBA G League Ignite, NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim announced today. A native of Harbin, China, Fanbo was among ESPN’s top-ranked forwards in the class of 2022.
Jorge Sierra: Romeao Ferguson of Lipscomb University is signing a contract in the NBA G League with the Lakeland Magic (Orlando’s affiliate), per his agent Daniel Green of @GreenSportsMgmt. The 6-foot-5 Ferguson was named A-Sun Newcomer of the Year last season.
Jordan Schultz: Source: Kyree Walker has signed with the #Wizards’ G-League team. Based on performance, Walker will have the opportunity to earn a two-way deal.
Jorge Sierra: Center Loudon Love of Wright State University is signing in the NBA G League. Love will enter the NBA G League Draft, per his agent Daniel Green of @GreenSportsMgmt. Love, who averaged 16.6 ppg and 10.1 rpg last season, is a two-time Horizon League Player of the Year.
Shams Charania: After playing for the Hornets in Summer League, LiAngelo Ball is signing a contract in the NBA G League, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Ball will enter the Oct. 23 Draft, where he could be candidate for Charlotte’s Greensboro affiliate.
Marc Stein: Kosta Koufos, the 11-year veteran NBA center, is signing with the Ignite select team in the @nbagleague, league sources say. Koufos had multiple European offers but will join the Ignite instead.
Adam Zagoria: Former @BluejayMBB G @Marcus Zegarowski Will play with the Nets G League team, per source
The G League Ignite agreed to a deal with Dakota Mathias, a league source told HoopsHype. Mathias was a member of Team USA’s AmeriCup qualifying roster and spent time with the Philadelphia 76ers as a two-way player last season.
JD Shaw: The Rio Grande Valley Vipers announce they have added Brodric Thomas, who was recently waived by the Rockets.
JD Shaw: The Delaware Blue Coats have acquired Jordan Bone and a 2021-22 third-round pick from the Lakeland Magic in exchange for the returning player rights to J.P. Macura, the returning player rights to Doral Moore and a 2021-22 second-round pick, team says.
Erie BayHawks: Breaking News: We’ve acquired guard Jacob Evans & forward Omari Spellman. Read more here: https://tinyurl.com/y4x8suuw
Adam Zagoria: Former @NovaMBB big man Omari Spellman will play in the G league bubble with the New Orleans G League squad from Erie, per league source. He was in camp with the @New York Knicks
Adam Johnson: Another name that has signed a G League contract, Mario Chalmers according to a league source.
Shams Charania: LiAngelo Ball has signed a contract in the NBA G League to play in the bubble, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.
Marc Stein: Donta Hall, who played for the Pistons and Nets last season, is joining the G League’s Ignite as one of its veterans, league sources say
In order to give NBA teams that option once again in 2021, the league will allow G League franchises to designate one “NBA Vet Selection” who has five or more years of NBA experience to play in the Bubble with their team, Givony reported.
Wes Goldberg: Can confirm that Jeremy Lin will be signed, waived and then added to the Warriors’ G League affiliate in Santa Cruz. Not eligible for a two-way, so this does not impact that final spot. Warriors still have 13 players on guaranteed deals.
Marc Stein: The Knicks’ G League team in Westchester is finalizing a deal to sign the former first-round pick Skal Labissiere, league sources say,
Shams Charania: Sources: Princepal Singh — a 6-10 forward from India — has signed a contract in the NBA G League to train and play alongside the pro path team. Singh will be the first NBA Academy India graduate to sign a pro deal and first NBA Academy graduate to sign in G League.
The NBA G League is not done going after top high school talent. Kylin Chandler confirms his son, Briarcrest 5-Star Guard Kennedy Chandler was contacted by the NBA’s developmental league last month about joining them after he graduates.
USC signee Evan Mobley had also been previously approached by the G League with “an awesome package,” sources told 247Sports. The Temecula (Calif.) Rancho Christian big man is the No. 1 prospect in the nation — the first time USC has ever signed the country’s top recruit — and expected to be the cornerstone of the Trojans’ 2020-21 roster following the departures of five seniors and likely top 10 pick Onyeka Okongwu.
JD Shaw: Former Warriors forward Jordan Bell has signed a contract in the NBA G League. Bell was waived by the Grizzlies earlier this month.
The Greensboro Swarm, the NBA G League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, announced today that the team has added KJ McDaniels to its roster via returning rights.
Ridiculous Upside: The Stockton Kings have acquired former Grizzlies forward Jarell Martin off waivers, according to the G League’s transactions page.
JD Shaw: Former Pacers center Ike Anigbogu has been acquired by the Erie BayHawks, NBA G League affiliate of the Pelicans. The 21-year-old Anigbogu was drafted 47th overall by Indiana back in 2017.
JD Shaw: Ivan Rabb has been re-acquired by the Westchester Knicks. New York waived the 22-year-old big man earlier this month.
JD Shaw: Veteran center Willie Reed has signed an NBA G League contract and will be acquired by the Salt Lake City Stars as a returning player. Reed, 29, parted ways with Olympiacos earlier in the month.
The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that the team has acquired 13-year NBA veteran Jarrett Jack via returning player rights. Jack was previously acquired by the Skyforce on March 5, 2019 and appeared in one game last season, tallying 21 points, seven assists and five rebounds before suffering a season-ending injury.
JD Shaw: NBA G League: Former Hawks forward Justin Anderson has been acquired off waivers by the Raptors 905.
Adam Johnson: The @Maine Red Claws have claimed Thomas Robinson off waivers according to a league source. Interesting though, the G League awarded Maine Robinson a day too early. Players must remain on waivers for 48 hours unless they are claimed by the top team in waiver order.
Adam Johnson: Former fifth overall pick Thomas Robinson has signed an @nbagleague contract and is eligible to be claimed off waivers league source tells @2Ways10Days. Robinson last played in the NBA for the Lakers during the 2016-17 season.
Adam Johnson: NBA veteran Jarrett Jack has signed a @nbagleague contract and is eligible to be claimed off waivers league source tells @Adam Johnson.
Bill Oram: The South Bay Lakers are adding veteran NBA big man Spencer Hawes after he signed into the G League
Adam Johnson: NBA veteran Spencer Hawes has signed a G League contract and is available to be claimed off waivers league source tells @2Ways10Days
Adam Johnson: Former Memphis Grizzlies first round draft pick Jordan Adams has signed a G League contract source tells @2Ways10Days
Adam Johnson: Former NBA first round pick and Syracuse alum Chris McCullough has signed a G League contract and is eligible to be claimed off waivers, league source tells @Adam Johnson
Joe Truck: Per press release, the Drive have released Joe Kilgore and resigned Zach Lofton. Lofton was released following the Pistons dissolving his 2-way deal.
Okaro White, the 6’8” Brooklyn-born forward who’s played 44 NBA games over the last three years, has signed with the Long Island Nets, the team announced. Long Island acquired his G League rights last year and he became available when he was waived by the Wizards two weeks ago.
Gary Washburn: Former first-round pick Archie Goodwin has returned from China and joined G-League Maine. The Red Claws acquired his rights in the offseason. #Celtics
Adam Johnson: The @CapitalCityGoGo have reacquired Chasson Randle, and have waived Devin Sweetney, the team announced today.
The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announced that Andrew White has signed a contract with the NBA G League, and will return to the Maine Red Claws as a Returning Player.
Adam Johnson: RGV Vipers alum Chinanu Onuaku has signed a G League contract according to a league source. He will be draft eligible on Saturday.
Adam Johnson: After being waived by the Bulls earlier this week, Antonius Cleveland has signed a G League contract according to a league source. His rights are with the Santa Cruz Warriors. A nice addition after losing Tyler Ulis to a two-way to the same Bulls.
Adam Johnson: NBA veteran DeJuan Blair has signed a G League contract and will be eligible for Saturday’s @nbagleague draft according to a league source. Blair last played in the G League during 2016-17 season averaging 10.9 pts, 5.9 rebs in just under 20 mins per game.
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Bobby Manning: Steve Clifford says Gordon Hayward was in great shape coming into this season and says he’s just been unlucky. “He put himself in a place to have a good year … he had some terrific games when he’s been able to play.”