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Parker, Wiggins, Embiid to Limit Workouts?

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Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins, and Joel Embiid won’t be visiting Waltham to run through drills, and be weighed, measured, and medically examined by the Celtics in what’s considered to be a final step in the evaluation process before the draft.

“They have no use for a team drafting sixth,” said Danny Ainge, the Celtics president of basketball operations.

Parker, from Duke, and Wiggins and Embiid, both from Kansas, are the draft’s top three prospects, all but guaranteed to be selected 1-2-3 in some order.

As such, league sources say those players are expected to work out only for Cleveland, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia, the teams that are drafting first, second, and third.

via Baxter Holmes of the Boston Globe

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Sources: The NBA has informed its teams of updated projected salary cap and tax level for 2019-20 ($109M, $132M) and 2020-21 ($118M, $143M).

Sources: Shams Charania on Twitter

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Free agent guard Jarrett Jack has agreed to a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, per league sources.

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The San Antonio Spurs hired television analyst and 14-year NBA veteran Brent Barry to their front office, naming him vice president of basketball operations Monday.

Barry, who won titles in 2005 and 2007 with the Spurs, has been considering a move into an NBA front-office role for several years.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

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