Dwight Howard will sign with the Los Angeles Lakers after he and his representatives reached an agreement on a buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, league sources told ESPN.
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Dwight Howard's deal with the Lakers will be non-guaranteed, league source tells ESPN. Howard had several meetings with Lakers officials, and they'll give him a chance to show he's made changes in how he conducts himself. Lakers players were involved in process.
Dwight Howard's representatives have been given permission by the Grizzlies to speak to teams that might have interest in acquiring the center, including the Lakers, sources say.
The Memphis Grizzlies have hired former Notre Dame women's associate head coach Niele Ivey as one of the new assistants on Taylor Jenkins' staff.
The Grizzlies are bringing back their classic teal uniforms for the upcoming season to celebrate the team's start in Vancouver as well as the franchise's 25th season.
Sherra Wright, the ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright, has pleaded guilty to facilitation of first-degree murder in the death of the former NBA player and will receive a 30-year prison sentence.
Josh Jackson is in a diversion program to settle a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest from a May 10 incident at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami Gardens, Florida.
The Grizzlies edged the Pelicans in the NBA summer league semifinals after Brandon Clarke made a dunk with 10.7 seconds left in overtime. Minnesota beat Brooklyn in the second semifinal.
Grizzlies guard Grayson Allen was ejected from Thursday night's summer league game against the Celtics after picking up two flagrant fouls in the span of seven seconds.
The three-year, $28 million offer sheet Tyus Jones agreed to with the Grizzlies has not been matched by the Timberwolves.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves are declining to match the Memphis Grizzlies' three-year, $28M offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Tyus Jones, league sources tell ESPN.
Mike Conley joins Adrian Wojnarowski to reflect on being traded from the Memphis Grizzlies to the Utah Jazz, the realization that his time in Memphis was coming to an end, Marc Gasol's trade mid-season to Toronto and winning the title, and free agency's change to the league dynamics. Then, new Jazz GM Justin Zanik stops by to discuss how the Conley trade came together, the fluidity of free agents like Nikola Mirotic and parity in the coming season.
Avery Bradley on Monday signed a two-year, $9.7 million deal with the Lakers after clearing waivers from the Grizzlies.
Restricted free agent Tyus Jones has agreed to a three-year, $28 million offer sheet with the Grizzlies, his agent told ESPN. The Timberwolves have two days to match the offer.
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Restricted free agent Tyus Jones has agreed to a three-year, $28 million offer sheet with the Memphis Grizzlies, his agent Kevin Bradbury of BDA Sports told ESPN. The Minnestota Timberwolves will have two days to match the offer sheet or Jones will be a member of the Grizzlies. Jones, 22, averaged 6.9 points and 4.8 rebounds for the Timberwolves during the 2018-19 season.