Heat roster almost set 

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The Miami Heat reduced their roster by three on Thursday as they released G Larry Drew II, SG Tyler Johnson and PF Shawn Jones. The Heat are hoping the trio will end up playing for their D-League team, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. The Heat gave Johnson $75,000 worth of salary protection and that amount will count toward the 2014-15 cap.

Rockets: Morey trying to make a trade 

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For several weeks we have discussed how Daryl Morey will have some tough decisions to make when it comes to naming the Houston Rockets 15-man regular season by the Oct. 27 deadline. Getting down to 17 is easy, but the final two are tricky. Morey did make two moves on Thursday regrading cuts 20-17 when he waived Akil Mitchell and Josh Powell. According to the Houston Chronicle. Morey will also waive guard Geron Johnson prior to Monday's deadline.

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San Antonio's final cut 

October, 24, 2014
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The San Antonio Spurs moved closer to finalizing their 15-man regular season roster on Thursday as the waived guard Bryce Cotton and forward Josh Davis. Both players are likely headed to San Antonio's D-League team, the Austin Spurs. Cotton received $50,000 worth of salary protection from San Antonio, while Davis got $20,000. Those amounts will count towards the salary cap of the NBA team for the 2014-15 season.

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Why did the Celtics claim Jarell Eddie? 

October, 24, 2014
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The Atlanta Hawks released training camp invitee Jarell Eddie on Tuesday and according to Shams Charania of RealGM.com, the Boston Celtics claimed the forward off waivers on Thursday.

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Nets last roster spots 

October, 24, 2014
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The Brooklyn Nets had 17 players under contract Thursday morning, but within 24 hours they might be down to the 15-man regular season limit.

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Sixers: Teague in; Ware out? 

October, 24, 2014
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ESPNNewYork.com has confirmed a report from Yahoo Sports that backup point guard Marquis Teague could be heading to the Philadelphia 76ers via a trade, with the Brooklyn Nets receiving a likely protected future second round pick which they will probably never get.

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How MCW's return would impact Wroten 

October, 23, 2014
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Tony Wroten is slated to begin the season as Philadelphia's starting point guard, but according to a report on Thursday by ESPN's Jeff Goodman that role for Wroten may not last long.

Goodman writes that Michael Carter-Williams is aiming to return to the court and play on Nov. 13, a much earlier date than some earlier reports indicated. If MCW only misses the first two weeks of the regular season, here's how you should expect that to impact Wroten's production on the court.

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Could Rivers move Matt Barnes to bench? 

October, 23, 2014
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Matt Barnes is currently the Los Angeles Clippers starting small forward, but he may not have that spot for too much longer. Barnes has been awful shooting the ball during the preseason and after going 0-for-5 on Wednesday he has made just 3 of 36 shots. Those numbers are not good for head coach Doc Rivers.

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Nuggets shopping Quincy Miller? 

October, 23, 2014
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The Denver Nuggets, as expected, began to reduce their preseason roster on Wednesday as general manager and executive vice president of basketball operations Tim Connelly placed forward Jerrelle Benimon and forward Marcus Williams on waivers. The Nuggets now have 16 players under contract, which leaves one more to be moved off the roster.

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Vitor Faverani's updated timeline 

October, 23, 2014
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Boston Celtics backup center Vitor Faverani is currently recovering from an operation that will hopefully clear up all the pain in his left knee. Faverani had the surgery in Spain and he is expected to travel back to Boston sometime next week.

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Thunder to roll with 14 players? 

October, 23, 2014
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The Oklahoma City Thunder currently have 18 players under contract, but several of them will be released in the coming days ahead of the Oct. 27 deadline to set rosters for the start of the 2014-15 NBA regular season. NBA teams are allowed to carry 15 players during the regular season, but general manager Sam Presti may opt to keep a spot open for the start of 2014-15, speculates Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman.

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Kawhi Leonard's uncertain return 

October, 23, 2014
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The San Antonio Spurs are currently without Kawhi Leonard due to an infection that is affecting both of his eyes and head coach Gregg Popovich isn't sure when he'll get his starting small forward back for game action.

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Ben McLemore won't rush to hire agent 

October, 23, 2014
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During the 2013 pre-draft process many NBA executives with picks in the lottery (Nos. 1-14) were displeased with Ben McLemore's lack of conditioning. For that reason he slipped a bit to the Sacramento Kings at No. 7. Most of them blamed the people around him for the bad advice and poor workouts. Eventually he hired Rodney Blackstock of Rivals Sports to represent him, but Blackstock is no longer his agent.

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T.J. Warren's fractured thumb 

October, 23, 2014
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The Phoenix Suns likely won't have rookie T.J. Warren, the No. 14 selection in the 2014 NBA draft, available for a short time due to a fractured left thumb. The injury was diagnosed on Wednesday after he hurt the thumb on Tuesday. There is no timeline from the Suns, but this type of injury normally can heal quickly.

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Why Sixers may keep JaKarr Sampson 

October, 23, 2014
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The Philadelphia 76ers could begin to trim their roster on Friday and one player who could make it tough on general manager Sam Hinkie and head coach Brett Brown is small forward JaKarr Sampson. The St. John's product has impressed going back to the Orlando Summer League and through the preseason schedule and that gives him a chance to make the opening night squad.

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