November 20, 2019, 8:59 amAndrew BogutC, Free Agent
Andrew Bogut said that he is open to returning to the NBA later this season if the right opportunity shows up.
Bogut played in Australia last year and then joined the Warriors for the end of the regular season and the playoffs. "An opportunity to try and win a championship will be the main thing in the NBA. But I wouldn't go back to the NBA just to play in the NBA, it's more about trying to win a title and somewhere where I feel comfortable for the family”, said the veteran big. The buyout market and potential injuries will determine a lot, but it seems unlikely that we see Bogut return to the NBA any time soon.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
October 29, 2019, 11:21 amJamal CrawfordSG, Free Agent
Veteran guard Jamal Crawford is 39 years old and remains without a team, but the Sixers could be interested in signing him, according to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
The Sixers are off to a great start but they seem to lack a scoring punch off the bench. Crawford is not quite the 3-point specialist like the Sixers had the past two seasons in JJ Redick, but he has a knack for making big shots. He did average 35.3 points, 6.0 assists and 3.6 rebounds while shooting 52 percent in the last three games of the season last year, but he wasn’t able to earn a training camp invite. In order to acquire Crawford, the Sixers would have to waive or trade a player to make room on the roster, so it seems unlikely that a move is imminent.
Source: Phily Inquirer
October 29, 2019, 9:09 amKenneth FariedPF, Free Agent
Free agent forward Kenneth Faried turned down a contract offer of $2 million from Gungsha of the Chinese Basketball Association, according to Emiliano Carchia of Sportando.
Faried hasn’t generated much interest from the NBA, but he may still be seeking more money on order to head overseas. The Manimal finished the year with the Rockets last season and he actually played fairly well, averaging 12.9 points and 8.2 rebounds in 25 appearances.
October 19, 2019, 1:05 pmCameron PaynePG, Free Agent
The Raptors reportedly waived Cameron Payne and Devin Robinson.
This transaction gets the Raptors roster to 15 players. Cameron Payne has always had an interesting statistical profile for fantasy, but he just can't string good games together when they actually count. Maybe he gets another shot, but the former lottery pick is running out of chances.
Source: Doug Smith on Twitter
October 19, 2019, 1:01 pmJared CunninghamSG, Golden State Warriors
The Warriors signed Jared Cunningham and Nick Zeisloft.
There are no fantasy implications here and these two may not find themselves on the roster for too long.
Source: Marc J. Spears on Twitter
October 19, 2019, 12:54 pmStephan HicksG, Free Agent
The Pacers waived Stephan Hicks on Saturday, two days after signing him to an Exhibit 10 deal.
Life comes at you fast. The Pacers have rounded out their roster and are keeping two players on two-way contracts. Hicks is off the fantasy radar.
Source: Scott Agness on Twitter
October 19, 2019, 12:25 pmAlfonzo McKinnieSF, Free Agent
The Cavaliers have reportedly discussed the possibility of signing Alfonzo McKinnie off of waivers.
McKinnie was just let go by the Cavs to make room for Marquese Chriss. Currently, the Cavs have Cedi Osman at the three with no direct backup at the position. Cleveland would be an ideal landing spot for McKinnie to re-establish himself as an NBA player, but the presence of high usage players in the backcourt as well as John Beilein's focus on player development are two factors working against him. Even if he's ultimately signed, he's off the fantasy radar.
Source: Chris Fedor on Twitter
October 18, 2019, 5:17 pmTyler CookPF, Free Agent
After getting waived by the Nuggets, Tyler Cook was claimed off waivers by the Cavs, where he will remain on his two-way contract.
Good for Tyler Cook, although this will not change his fantasy relevance. It is still safe to ignore him.
Source: The Athletic
October 18, 2019, 4:41 pmKeljin BlevinsSF, Free Agent
On Friday, the Blazers President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey, announced the waiving of Keljin Blevins, Troy Caupain and London Perrantes.
The team had already used their two two-way contracts, and with the regular season approaching Blazers management had some tough decisions to make. As the Blazers have no G League affiliate to land on, we'll have to see if Blevins, Caupain and Perrantes pop up on another G League roster or elsewhere down the line.
October 18, 2019, 12:12 pmIman ShumpertSG, Free Agent
The Bulls and Grizzlies are among teams that have spoken with Iman Shumpert, per Shams Charania.
Shumpert is still one of the more notable players left on the market, though fantasy owners would probably want him to stay away from already-crowded spots in Chicago and Memphis. Wherever he signs, Shumpert is unlikely to impact the fantasy landscape.
Source: The Athletic
October 17, 2019, 6:02 pmJaron BlossomgameSF, Free Agent
The Rockets have waived Jaron Blossomgame and Michael Frazier on Thursday.
Neither player was on the fantasy radar and can be expected to play professional basketball in the G League or overseas this season.
Source: Jonathan Feigen on Twitter
October 16, 2019, 5:48 pmAmir HintonPG, Free Agent
The Knicks have waived point guard Amir Hinton on Wednesday.
Hinton was unable to play in either of the Knicks' first two preseason games before being waived. Hinton may end up playing in the G League and is not on the fantasy radar.
Source: Knicks PR on Twitter
October 16, 2019, 5:42 pmTyler CookPF, Free Agent
The Nuggets have waived Tyler Cook who signed a two-way contract earlier this offseason.
With Cook waived, the Nuggets now have one two-way contract available. They are likely to give this contract to a training camp invitee who has impressed. One name that has come up is P.J. Dozier. This transaction doesn't impact the fantasy landscape.
Source: Harrison Wind on Twitter
October 16, 2019, 5:03 pmC.J. WilcoxSG, Free Agent
The Pacers have waived C.J. Wilcox, Amida Brimah and Walter Lemon Jr. on Wednesday.
None of these players were on the fantasy radar. The Pacers roster is now set with 15 full-time players and two two-way players.
Source: Pacers PR on Twitter
October 16, 2019, 8:42 amThomas RobinsonC-F, Free Agent
Thomas Robinson has reached an agreement with the Sichuan Blue Whales where he will replace Maciej Lampe, according to Emiliano Carchia of Sportando.
Robinson played with the Spurs in the Summer League but he couldn’t materialize his performance into a training camp deal and he will head back overseas. The No. 5 overall pick by the Kings in the 2012 NBA draft, he averaged 21.9 points and 13.6 rebounds playing in China last year.