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Alvin Gentry: ‘There’s a possibility’ Solomon Hill Could Return Next Week

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It has been a long road to recovery for New Orleans Pelicans forward Solomon Hill, and he finally might be approaching the finish line.

Hill has missed the first 66 games of this season after suffering a torn hamstring in late August, but Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry hinted that he could be getting close to a return.

Gentry said before Sunday’s (March 11) loss to the Utah Jazz that “there’s a possibility” that the forward could play during the team’s upcoming five-game homestand, which begins Saturday (March 17) against Houston.

“There’s a possibility,” Gentry said. “We’re so close to the finish line that we’re definitely not going to rush the situation now. I can see a situation where he might be able to play a few minutes here or there. We’ll just have to see … we’ll always err on the side of caution.”

Source: William Guillory of The Times-Picayune

 

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2019 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Rockets to Pursue Sign-and-Trade for Jimmy Butler

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Once free agency starts on Sunday, the Houston Rockets are planning to recruit Jimmy Butler to push the Philadelphia 76ers for a sign-and-trade deal that would allow the All-Star forward to join James Harden and Chris Paul, league sources tell ESPN.

The Rockets don’t have the salary-cap space to sign Butler, so they’d need the threat of the Sixers losing him for nothing to a team with the available room to motivate the Sixers into a trade. The Rockets would also potentially need to make this a multiteam deal to satisfy the rules of Base Year Compensation that would cover Butler’s outgoing salary.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

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Sources: Mavericks Plan to Offer Kristaps Porzingis Five-Year, $158 Million Deal

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Restricted free agent Kristaps Porzingis and the Dallas Mavericks will meet when free agency opens on June 30 and the franchise plans to offer Porzingis a full five-year, $158 million maximum contract, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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Sources: ‘Kernel of truth’ to Lakers Interest in D’Angelo Russell

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(There is at least a kernel of truth to the Lakers’ interest in a reunion, sources say, but L.A. has a lot to sort out.

Source: Zach Lowe of ESPN

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