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Magic’s Oladipo Steps Up Into Point Guard Role

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Orlando coach Scott Skiles has put a lot on the 23-year-old’s plate this season, bringing him off the bench for the majority of the 2015-16 campaign. And lately, Oladipo has been forced into point guard duty with starter Elfrid Payton ineffective and out due to injury.

But Oladipo has taken all of the change in stride.

“I’m blessed with the ability to do a lot of things,” said Oladipo, a strong perimeter defender. “So wherever [Scott] needs me to be, that’s where I’m going to be. I’m gonna go out there, play as hard as I can and do whatever it takes to help my team win.”

Source: Mike Mazzeo of ESPN

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Kings, Nemanja Bjelica Agree to Deal

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Forward Nemanja Bjelica has agreed to a three-year, $20.5M deal with the Sacramento Kings, league sources tell Yahoo. Third year will be non-guaranteed.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Lakers, Michael Beasley Agree to Deal

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Free agent Michael Beasley has agreed to a deal with the Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Yogi Ferrell Backs Out of Deal with Mavericks, Signs with Kings

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Sources: Guard Yogi Ferrell has changed course on Dallas Mavericks deal in order to reenter free agency. “We felt uncomfortable and will weigh our options,” agent Cervando Tejeda said.


Yogi Ferrell and the Sacramento Kings have come to terms on a deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.


Yogi Ferrell’s new Kings contract will be for two years and $6.2M, league sources said.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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