According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, the New York Knicks and guard Ramon Sessions have agreed to a contract. Sessions reportedly agreed to a one-year deal worth $2.3 million.
Sessions averaged 6.2 points per game last season in 50 games with the Charlotte Hornets.
The Orlando Magic officially signed Marresse Speights on Thursday the team announced. Speights joins Orlando after spending last season with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Speights (6’10”, 255, 4/4/87) played in all 82 regular season games (two starts) last season with the L.A. Clippers, averaging 8.7 ppg. and 4.5 rpg. in 15.7 minpg., while shooting .372 (103-277) from three-point range and .876 (120-137) from the free throw line. He scored in double figures 25 times last season, including a season-high 23 points on Jan. 16 vs. Oklahoma City and recorded four double-doubles. Speights led (or tied) the Clippers in scoring three times and in rebounding four times. He also appeared in seven postseason outings (two starts), averaging 6.6 ppg. and 2.9 rpg. in 14.0 minpg.
The Washington Wizards officially re-signed John Wall, the team announced today. Wall has signed reportedly for four-years worth $170 million.
This was a no-brainer for Wall and the Wizards. He's been everything they could ask for and provides elite talent every night. His speed and his improved jump-shot has made Wall a top talent in the NBA. Washington has some great times ahead.
The Los Angeles Lakers announced today the team has signed guard Tyler Ennis.
Ennis appeared in 22 games (two starts) for the Lakers last season, averaging 7.7 points, 2.4 assists and 1.2 rebounds in 17.8 minutes. In seven games played in April (two starts), Ennis scored in double-figures four times, tallying 11.3 points, 3.6 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 27.7 minutes.
Formerly the 18th overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, Ennis owns career averages of 4.2 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 132 games with the Suns, Bucks, Rockets and Lakers.
The Denver Nuggets have signed rookie Torrey Craig to a two-way contract, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
The Philadelphia 76ers had a big scare on Saturday night as their first overall pick in the 2017 draft sprained his left ankle. Markelle Fultz was playing in just his second Summer League game tonight, when in the third quarter Fultz made a block attempt and in doing so stepped on the back foot of Jabari Brown. Immediately his left ankle turned and Fultz fell to the floor in pain. He would later be helped to his feet by his teammates and helped to the locker room putting zero weight on his left foot. He wouldn't return.
The 76ers later tweeted out that Fultz had a sprained ankle and would be treated accordingly,
Also, on the same play the 76ers also had another injury take place. Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot suffered a lip laceration after being hit in the face while trying to defend. He also didn't return.
The San Antonio Spurs have signed Rudy Gay, the team announced Thursday night.
The deal is reportedly worth $17 million plus over two-years.
Gay, 6-8/230, holds career averages of 18.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.34 steals in 35.6 minutes while shooting .452 from the field and .345 from three-point range in 753 total appearances. He is one of four players in the NBA to average at least 15.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in each of the last 10 seasons, along with Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James and Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge.
Last season with Sacramento, Gay averaged 18.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.47 steals in 33.8 minutes while shooting .455 (201-442) from the floor and .372 (42-113) from beyond the arc in 30 games. The 11-year veteran has spent the last three-plus years with the Kings, including the 2014-15 campaign when he averaged a career-high 21.1 points.
The former University of Connecticut forward was originally drafted by Houston in the first round of the 2006 NBA Draft (8th overall) before being dealt to Memphis on July 12, 2006. After spending his first six-plus seasons with the Grizzlies, Gay was traded to Toronto on Jan. 30, 2013. Playing parts of two seasons with the Raptors, he was moved on Dec. 9, 2013 to Sacramento.
Gay is one of three players in the NBA, along with James and Russell Westbrook, to record at least 13,000 points, 4,000 rebounds and 1,000 steals since 2006.
- Via Spurs Press Release
The New Orleans Pelicans announced today the team has re-signed Jrue Holiday.
The reported contract is for four-years with a player option for a fifth year and is for $126 million.
The Indiana Pacers officially waived guard Monta Ellis Thursday the team announced in a press release.
Ellis spent two seasons with Indiana.
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed Derrick White. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.