Bobby Marks: Atlanta makes it official and has waived Nene. They will incur a $2.6M cap hit this season. His $2.7M salary for 2020/21 would have been guaranteed if he was not waived by Feb. 15.
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Jonathan Feigen: Rockets announce the signing of veteran center Nene.
Salman Ali: Daryl Morey makings the Nene signing official on Instagram. pic.twitter.com/ycnGP89fhC
Mark Berman: Nene (@Nenê) confirms he is re-signing with the #Rockets. First reported by @Kelly Iko
Kelly Iko: Breaking: Free-agent big man Nene plans to resign with the Houston Rockets.
Nenê: Blessed to be a Rocket!! Now official!! 🚀🚀Thank you Mr Alexander, @Daryl Morey and the entire Rockets organization!! pic.twitter.com/eTM4Vo3Brx
Daryl Morey: Welcome back @NeneHilario42 !
Mark Berman: ICYMI @Nenê on returning to #Rockets:”I love this city.I love the organization.I was scared to lose it.Everything worked out great” pic.twitter.com/jFiIyzmWce
Nenê: H-Town Let’s do this!!!! 🚀🚀🚀🚀 🏆🏆🏆
Adrian Wojnarowski: Nene has agreed to new deal with Houston, league sources tell ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Nene agrees to a 3-year, $11M deal, per source. twitter.com/wojespn/status…
David Aldridge: Nene is moving on to talks to other teams after deal with Rockets collapsed this am. Proposed 4/$15M deal would have run into Under 38 rule.
Shams Charania: Sources: Nene, Rockets unable to finalize an agreement on his contract. He has reentered free agency.
Alex Kennedy: Wow, Nene thought this was done. He confirmed the report to me last night and seemed excited. Wonder what happened. twitter.com/shamscharania/…
Marc J. Spears: The Rockets are optimistic they will work a deal out with Nene, a source said. twitter.com/marcjspearsesp…
Marc J. Spears: At the moment, free agent center Nene is not interested in re-signing to a three-year, $10 million deal with the Rockets. Market back open. twitter.com/marcjspearsesp…
Bobby Marks: The structure of the Nene contract with Houston is three-years, $10.9m. Marc J. Spears: Free agent Nene is very disappointed about his $4 million drop in expected contract & is “back at square one in free agency,” a source said.
The structure of the Nene contract with Houston is three-years, $10.9m. Houston is not permitted to give Nene a four-year contract because of the Over 38 rule.
Nenê: First I wanna Thank The Lord for theblessing and for taking care of me … I want to thank my family , friends ,the red nation Rockets by love , respect and trust my work !!!! I will always represent them as best as I can … Thank you very much and. Let’s continuing the work then we begin last year 😉😉😉🙏🏾🇧🇷🏀… let’s go Rockets to the 🏆in Jesus name 👍🏾🙏🏾
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets reach an agreement with Nene on a four year, $15 million contract, source said.
Tim MacMahon: Worth noting that Nene, a free agent who has made it clear he enjoyed his season in Houston, is mentioned as part of Rockets’ core. twitter.com/nbatv/status/8…
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent center Nene has agreed to a deal with Houston, sources tell @The Vertical.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Sources: Nene deal: 1-year, $2.9M
Nene is an unrestricted free agent, but the oft-injured 7-foot Brazilian from the Wizards isn’t retiring, a person with knowledge of the situation told CSNmidatlantic.com, and has a solid relationship with coach Scott Brooks. Nene, 33, posted evidence of his training as he gets ready in his native Brazil for the 2016 Rio Olympics via social media: “Either you getting better or you getting worst, period. Working hard every day & getting ready for the 2016 Olympics!!”
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