Josh Robbins: The Magic intend to sign Michael Carter-Williams to a 10-day contract to improve their point guard depth. The team applied for an injury hardship exception and was granted that exception.
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The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard Michael Carter-Williams to a 10-day contract, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Six players hit waivers at 5 PM: MarShon Brooks, Michael Carter-Williams, Patrick McCaw, James Nunnally, Lorenzo Brown and Ron Baker. Rest of non-guaranteed contracts are locked in for season now.
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets announce the signing of Michael Carter-Williams. Signed a one-year minimum deal. MCW sat with Mike D’Antoni and John Lucas at yesterday’s summer league game in Las Vegas.
Free agent guard Michael Carter-Williams, who played this past season with the Charlotte Hornets, is thrilled to have reached an agreement on a one-year contract with the Houston Rockets. “It’s a great moment,” Carter-Williams said in an interview with FOX 26 Sports. I get to play on a team that’s a contender for a championship. I’m really looking forward to it. It’s a great opportunity for myself, and I just really want to go in there and just help the team any way I can.”
He is looking forward to playing with James Harden and Chris Paul. “I’m excited,” Carter-Williams said. “They are two great players in this league. James, obviously is the MVP. I just can’t wait to learn from them, and help be a part of their success.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Michael Carter-Williams has reached deal with Rockets, source tells ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: One-year, minimum deal
When All-Star Kemba Walker approached Hornets general manager Rich Cho about signing free agent Michael Carter-Williams, Cho said he couldn’t help but lend an ear. “Anytime your best player is endorsing another player and is excited about acquiring another player you have to listen,” Cho said.
Now Carter-Williams is eager to get his career back on track and said Walker is a “big part of the reason” why he chose to sign with Charlotte. “I can learn a lot from him,” Carter-Williams said of Walker. “He was eager to play with me as much as I am to play with him.”
Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed guard Michael Carter-Williams. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Rick Bonnell: MCW: “I love the guys on the team they have already.”
Charlotte with the one-year, $2.7M Michael Carter-Williams signing now has $112M in guaranteed contracts. The Hornets are $7M below the $119M luxury tax and still have part of the $5.7M mid-level available along with the $3.2M bi-annual.
Michael Carter-Williams has agreed to a deal with Charlotte, source told ESPN.
Chris Haynes: Michael Carter-Williams and Charlotte agree to one-year, $2.7 million deal, league sources tell ESPN.
Michael Carter-Williams: So happy to be joining the hornets this year! Thank you to Chicago for having me I appreciate. Time to move to the next chapter! BUZZZZCITY
Marc J. Spears: PG Michael Carter-Williams got a call from the Rockets last night, a source said. New York, OKC, Dallas, NO & Charlotte have interest, too.
David Kaplan: Bulls will not submit a qualifying offer to Michael Carter-Williams + he will become unrestricted free agent. Per John Paxson on @ESPN1000
Traded twice in four seasons, Carter-Williams is looking forward to restricted free agency. He didn’t rule out a return to the Bulls. “This is the first time I have control,” he said. “I want to feel that comfort where I can get better, and be in a good situation.”
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Logan Murdock: Steve Kerr on what he think the reaction will be when Andrew Bogut takes the floor tonight: “I think he’s going to get more than a warm reception. I think he’s going to get a raucous reception.”
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