Miami Heat News: Heat Sign Larry Drew II

The Miami Heat front office have decided to add point guard Larry Drew II, son of Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach Larry Drew, Sr. Drew appeared in 11 games with the Heat during the Orlando and Vegas Summer Leagues where he averaged 4.4 points, 3.6 assists, and 1.6 steals while shooting 50 percent from the three-point line.
Drew also spent considerable time in the D-League last season as he helped guide the Sioux Falls Skyforce to the playoffs. He appeared in 41 regular season games, including 36 starts, and averaged 11.4 points and 7.0 assists while shooting 47.4 percent from the field.
Since NBA teams are allowed to designate four players released from their training camp for direct assignment to their D-League affiliates, it is expected that Drew will be waived and added to the Heat’s D-League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
Drew is not expected to be in uniform for the Heat’s final two preseason matchups beginning with the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.

The po…

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Mavericks sign Japanese guard Yuki Togashi (Yahoo Sports)

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed Japanese guard Yuki Togashi after he played on their summer league team.

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NBA Rumors: Ray Allen To Sign With The Cleveland Cavaliers

Ray Allen is taking his talents to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
After a dizzying offseason that saw LeBron James leave South Beach to return to his home state of Ohio, it looks like the Cavaliers have lured away another former Heat player—this time it’s the NBA’s greatest three-point shooter of all time, Allen.
According to Glenn Moore of FanSided, the Allen-to-Cleveland signing is a done deal. Moore stated the following on Twitter early Tuesday afternoon:
Earlier reports of Ray Allen signing with Cavaliers are true. Done deal. #NBA
— Glenn Moore (@GlennMooreCLE) October 7, 2014
The rumored acquisition of the 39-year-old shooting guard would be the final piece of the puzzle for the championship-hopeful Cavaliers. This follows an offseason in which Cleveland signed former Heat players such as James Jones, Mike Miller and Shawn Marion to shape a rotation that will aid in LeBron’s quest to lead the Cavaliers to their first NBA Championship. Jones and Miller won two championships with the H…

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Jazz sign 5-year-old with leukemia for scrimmage (Yahoo Sports)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz are signing a 5-year-old free agent guard to a one-day contract for a special scrimmage on Monday night.

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Suns sign Morris twins to 4-year deals (Yahoo Sports)

SACRAMENTO, CA - APRIL 16: Markieff Morris #11 and Marcus Morris #15 of the Phoenix Suns prior to the game against the Sacramento Kings on April16, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have signed twin forwards Markieff and Marcus Morris to four-year contract extensions after both had career years in 2013-14.

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Grizzlies sign free-agent forward Michael Beasley (Yahoo Sports)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies say free-agent forward Michael Beasley is among several additions to their training-camp roster.

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LA Lakers sign Ellington and Price

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The Los Angeles Lakers have been an active franchise in the past couple of days, signing shooting guard Wayne Ellington, and veteran point guard Ronnie Price.
Both players simply add some depth to both guard positions. Steve Nash has reportedly looked good in scrimmages, but he is 40. They have Jordan Clarkson, a second round pick from the latest NBA Draft, who may well end up being more a shooting guard anyway. LA also of course acquired Jeremy Lin, the only reliable backup, making the Price signing a necessity.
This will be Ronnie Price’s 6th NBA roster, going undrafted in 2005.
OFFICIAL: Lakers sign veteran point guard Ronnie Price. Press Release:
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) September 24, 2014
The signing of Wayne Ellington only adds to his so far hectic offseason.Ellington was first traded from the Mavericks to the NY Knicks as a part of the Tyson Chandler trade, and was then dealt to the Kings, who waived him for fina

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Hawks sign free agent Bazemore, re-sign Brand (Yahoo Sports)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have signed free-agent guard Kent Bazemore and re-signed forward-center Elton Brand.

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Sacramento Kings sign guard Ramon Sessions

Sacramento Kings sign free agent guard Ramon Sessions



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Mavs sign free agent forward Charlie Villanueva (Yahoo Sports)

DENVER, CO - MARCH 19: Charlie Villanueva #31 of the Detroit Pistons dribbles the ball against the Denver Nuggets on March 19, 2014 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent forward Charlie Villanueva, who spent the past five years with Detroit.

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