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Jayson Tatum: ‘Didn’t Know if I Was Going to Get Traded’

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After hearing his name invoked as someone who might interest the Cleveland Cavaliers, Jayson Tatum initially feared he might be included in the trade package the Boston Celtics put together Tuesday to land Kyrie Irving.

“I was watching [the trade news] on TV and I saw breaking news come across, so it was just as much of a shock to me as all the other fans,” said Tatum, who only this week moved to Massachusetts to begin offseason workouts in advance of training camp next month. “I was just as surprised as everyone else [about the deal]. I saw my name come up, and I didn’t know if I was going to get traded. … It’s all new to me. I haven’t played an NBA game yet; I just came from college. I don’t know how to handle all the trade talks. I was just like, ‘Wow,’ [when I] saw my name come up.”

Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN

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Report: Lakers, Andrew Bogut Agree to Deal

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Free agent center Andrew Bogut has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, agent David Bauman of ISE tells The Vertical.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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Source: Nuggets, Mason Plumlee Agree to Deal

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Restricted free-agent center Mason Plumlee has agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal to return to the Denver Nuggets, league sources told ESPN.

Agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports and Denver president of basketball operations Tim Connelly reached agreement on the deal late Sunday night, league sources said.

With the deal, Denver was able to avoid Plumlee signing a $4.6 million qualifying offer for the 2017-18 season — which would’ve allowed him to become an unrestricted free agent next summer.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

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Timberwolves, Andrew Wiggins Expected to Finalize Extension Before Training Camp

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The Wiggins 5-years, $148M extension is expected to be done before Saturday’s 1st practice, per a chat I had w/ owner Glen Taylor. #Twolves

Source: Darren Wolfson on Twitter

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