Veteran shooting guard Kevin Martin and the Minnesota Timberwolves came to terms on a contract buyout in time to beat Tuesday’s midnight ET deadline and keep him playoff-eligible for his next team, Martin confirmed.
The San Antonio Spurs, as ESPN.com reported over the weekend, have already emerged as strong contenders to sign him.
But sources said late Tuesday that the Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets have joined the Spurs in the Martin hunt.
Source: Marc Stein of ESPN
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Marcus Smart to Undergo Surgery on Thumb, May Return for Playoffs
Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN