The main reason why the Minnesota Timberwolves are open to trading Kevin Love (for the right price) is that his current deal is guaranteed only through the 2014-15 campaign. He has a player option (worth $16.7 million) for 2015-16, which means he can choose to leave the Wolves and become an unrestricted free agent next summer.
After the Dallas Mavericks secured free-agent SF Chandler Parsons this offseason, the writing appeared to be on the wall for verteran SF Shawn Marion: if he intends to play again in the NBA, it won't be with the Mavs.

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Last season, only the Philadelphia 76ers were worse from beyond the arc than the Detroit Pistons, which converted only 32.1 percent. That's a major issue for president/coach Stan Van Gundy, whose offensive system takes advantage of 3-point bombers. So he has been busily at work trying to repair that hole in their roster.

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Raptors: Lucas Nogueira update 

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When the Toronto Raptors gained the draft rights to Lucas Nogueira, the No. 16 pick in the 2013 NBA draft, via a trade with the Atlanta Hawks, they said the plan was to bring him over immediately. That is apparently the case according to Encestando.

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Carlos Boozer: Lakers starting SF? 

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The Los Angeles Lakers formally introduced Carlos Boozer to the local media on Friday and he's thrilled to be with his new team. The Lakers were awarded Boozer as they put in the highest bid of $3,251,000 after the Chicago Bulls waived him via the amnesty provision.

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Kings: Casspi returns via free agency 

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Shortly after the New Orleans Pelicans waived forward Omri Casspi there was talk the Sacramento Kings had a lot of interest. Well, that is exactly what happened as they signed him to a one-year, minimum contract after he cleared waivers on Friday.

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Will Greg Monroe accept QO from Detroit? 

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Detroit Pistons restricted free agent Greg Monroe has yet to see an offer worth accepting and his options are limited with only the Philadelphia 76ers having enough salary cap room to extend a high-dollar offer sheet. The Sixers have no plans to do that, so Monroe needs to work out a long-term deal with the Pistons or sign the qualifying offer. Accepting the qualifying offer is something Monroe might do if negotiations drag on.

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Heat in market for swing players 

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The Miami Heat still have a few open spot available on their 15-man roster and according to The Miami Herald, the team is targeting swing players.

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Quincy Acy's D-day pushed back 

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Quincy Acy's contract had called for his 2014-15 salary to become fully guaranteed if he's not waived on Friday, but that deadline has been pushed back, according to The Sacramento Bee, until Aug. 15.

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Will Chris Paul boycott the Clippers? 

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The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer for a staggering price of $2 billion is being held up due to the continued litigation by Donald Sterling and his desire to remain the owner of the NBA team. Starting point guard Chris Paul was asked if he could ever play again for Sterling and he says there is a possibility he will boycott the team if Sterling is still in charge when the regular season tips off in three months.

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Orlando's business almost done? 

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The Orlando Magic, per the Orlando Sentinel, signed rookie Roy Devyn Marble to a three-year contract on Thursday. Marble's 2014-15 salary worth $884,879 is fully guaranteed, while years two and three of his deal have no salary protection. This is a reasonable contract for the No. 56 pick in the 2014 NBA drafft.

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Francisco Garcia checking his options 

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Francisco Garcia remains unsigned after 24 days in the 2014-15 salary cap year and he'll continue to look at all options before making a decision. Garcia has played for the Houston Rockets the last two years and there is a chance he'll re-sign with them after declining his 2014-15 player option.

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Kevin Seraphin's right knee issue 

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Kevin Seraphin recently accepted his 2014 qualifying offer worth $3.89 million, instead if pursuing a multi-year deal with the Washington Wizards. Before signing the contract, Seraphin had right knee surgery due to an issue that hindered him for a good portion of last season. As a result of the procedure to clean out his knee, Seraphin is going to miss playing for France during the Basketball World Cup, which begins in late August.

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Why Sixers signed Pierre Jackson 

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A few NBA teams completed transactions on Thursday and that included the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers signed rookie Pierre Jackson to a partially guaranteed one-year contract and while that is a very minor move for the NBA, it was big for the team and player.

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Suns cancel Christmas 

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The Phoenix Suns continue to get closer to what will likely be their 15-man opening night roster and Thursday that continued with the decision to place shooting guard Dionte Christmas on waivers.

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