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Source: Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders on Twitter
Tonight, an hour before midnight, the Spurs will begin calling free agents. Gregg Popovich, however, says he won’t join in.
“I’m not calling anyone at midnight,” he said. “I’ll be in bed. And if that’s the difference in someone coming or not coming, then I don’t want them.”
That’s Popovich, mixing gruff humor with the truth. That’s also the only sales pitch that can work with LaMarcus Aldridge.
Source: Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News
For months, the Knicks and rival executives have believed that New York is the likely destination for Detroit free- agent forward Greg Monroe, and now it appears that Afflalo is the most likey target to potentially join him with Carmelo Anthony in New York, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports
Despite the expected interest from Golden State and Detroit, (Draymond) Green told Yahoo Sports he would do his due diligence with all suitors when free agency arrives Wednesday. The Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets are also expected to be among the teams interested in Green, a source said.
Source: Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports
With NBA free agency set to begin at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday, the Los Angeles Clippers are sailing closer and closer to treacherous waters.
DeAndre Jordan could be the difference in whether they sink or swim next season.
The 26-year-old free agent center who spent his first seven seasons with the Clippers is clearly giving serious thought to changing jerseys, as three people with knowledge of his situation said he is expected to meet with at least four teams — the Clippers, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks — in the first few days of free agency.
Source: Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports