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Chris Haynes: Washington Wizards and Thomas Bryant reach agreement on a 3-year, $25 million deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. All three years fully guaranteed.
Fred Katz: The Wizards will meet with restricted free agent Thomas Bryant tomorrow night, a league source said. Teams can meet with free agents starting at 6pm tomorrow.
When NBA free agency begins Sunday evening, the Washington Wizards will have plenty of roster spots to fill. On Wednesday, however, the team checked an item off its to-do list by extending qualifying offers to point guard Tomas Satoransky and center Thomas Bryant.
Chris Miller: I’m told Thomas Bryant will be the top priority for @Washington Wizards once Free Agency opens for business Sunday at 6pm #DCFamily
Fred Katz: Expected news here: The Wizards have extended Thomas Bryant his qualifying offer, according to sources.
Chase Hughes: Leonsis waiting until after free agency to name a long-term team president means that interim pres. Tommy Sheppard will make the call on their RFAs on June 30. That means Tomas Satoransky, Thomas Bryant and Bobby Portis.
Bobby Marks: Thomas Bryant has now met the starter criteria in his contract. The Washington center has now started 41 games this season and is eligible to receive a $3M Qualifying Offer in the offseason. The cap hold for Bryant will be adjusted to reflect the Qualifying Offer.
Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has claimed Thomas Bryant off of waivers from the Los Angeles Lakers. “Thomas is an intriguing young prospect with size and athleticism who showed he has three-point range during his time in the G League last season,” said Grunfeld. “He will be able to continue his development process as he gains experience and works with our staff.”
Shams Charania: Sources: The Washington Wizards have claimed former Lakers forward Thomas Bryant off waivers.
Shams Charania: The Lakers have released forward Thomas Bryant.
Shams Charania: Sources: Lakers and No. 42 overall pick Thomas Bryant of Indiana have agreed to a guaranteed deal for next season, with ’18-19 team option.
Shams Charania: Lakers want to maintain as much flexibility for pursuit in free agency next year, and found an agreement with Bryant. twitter.com/ShamsCharania/…
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August 18, 2019 | 7:41 pm EDT Update
Shams Charania: The Grizzlies are granting the Los Angeles Lakers permission to speak with Dwight Howard, league sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Ramona Shelburne: As @VeniceMase and I discussed the other day on @ESPNLosAngeles … Dwight Howard may have left town on bad terms with some in LA. But he always had a good relationship with Jeanie Buss. Remember, Jeanie and Phil tweeting at him during the recruiting process.
“I heard great things about the city and the fans,” Dorsey said. “I can no longer wait see and interact with everyone. I am excited and looking forward to a great season. Shoutout for all you Maccabi fans, we will see you all soon”.