Guard Jodie Meeks exercised his $3.5 million contract option to return to the Washington Wizards for the 2018-19 season, league sources told ESPN.
Meeks will serve the remaining 19 games of a 25-game suspension for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy to start the season.
Meeks, 30, played 77 games for the Wizards last season, averaging 14.5 minutes and 6.3 points a game.
Meeks tested positive for banned compounds ipamorelin and growth hormone releasing peptide-2, his attorney Ben Levine told ESPN in April.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
Sources: Rockets Interested in Acquiring J.R. Smith
The Rockets have expressed exploratory interest in acquiring JR Smith, according to league sources. Smith is currently on hiatus from the Cavaliers as Cleveland seeks a new home for the veteran shooting guard via trade
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) December 11, 2018
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Sources: Multiple Teams in Contact with Suns over Trevor Ariza
Suns have heard from no less than 8 teams interested in acquiring Trevor Ariza. Lakers are one of those teams but there is nothing close at this time. Suns not interested in KCP and a bench player.
— John Gambadoro (@Gambo987) December 10, 2018
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Sources: DeMarcus Cousins to Practice with G-League Team
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— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) December 10, 2018
Source: Marc J. Spears on Twitter