Monthly Archives: June 2022

Center, Dallas Mavericks agree to 3-year, $20 million deal

Free agent center JaVale McGee has reached an agreement with the Dallas Mavericks on a three-year, $20 million deal, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The three-time NBA champion reportedly received interest from multiple teams after a standout season with the Phoenix Suns. McGee averaged 9.2 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game over 74 games and 17 starts last season. This is McGee’s second stint in Dallas. He played for the Mavericks in 2015-16 but was waived after the season. He… Source link

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NBA champion, Los Angeles Lakers agree to deal

Free agent forward Juan Toscano-Anderson — who just won a championship with the Golden State Warriors — has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers, his agent Erika Ruiz of Klutch Sports told Yahoo Sports. Toscano-Anderson spent the past three seasons with the Warriors and played 73 games this season, averaging 4.1 points and 2.4 rebounds per game. He is a career 4.8 points-per-game scorer and emerged as a regular bench option for the Warriors, playing only 66 games in his first… Source link

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Forward, Detroit Pistons agree to new 3-year, $37 million deal

Restricted free agent forward Marvin Bagley III has reached an agreement with the Detroit Pistons on a three-year, $37 million deal, league sources told Yahoo Sports on Thursday. He was traded to the Pistons last season after three-plus seasons with the Sacramento Kings and played 18 games in Detroit, averaging 14.6 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. Bagley was the second overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in the 2018 NBA draft after one season at Duke. For his career, Bagley has averaged… Source link

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Forward, Toronto Raptors agree to 2-year, $16 million deal

Free agent forward Thaddeus Young has reached an agreement with the Toronto Raptors on a two-year, $16 million deal with the addition of performance incentives, his agents Jim Tanner and Max Wiepking of Tandem told Yahoo Sports. The 15-year veteran joined the Raptors midseason after being traded by the San Antonio Spurs at the deadline. The previous offseason, the Chicago Bulls sent Young to the Spurs in the DeMar DeRozan trade. The 15-year veteran averages 12.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per… Source link

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Center, Orlando Magic agree on 2-year, $21 million deal

Free agent center Mo Bamba has reached an agreement with the Orlando Magic on a two-year, $21 million deal, his agents Mark Bartelstein and Greer Love of Priority Sports told Yahoo Sports. The Magic did not extend a qualifying offer to Bamba, but they were able to negotiate a new deal. Multiple teams reportedly had interest in Bamba, the sixth overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft, who had the best season of his career last year. He started 69 games for the Magic, averaging 10.6 points, 8.1… Source link

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Point guard, Knicks agree to 4-year, $104 million deal

Free agent point guard Jalen Brunson intends to sign a four-year, $104 million deal with the New York Knicks, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Brunson met with the Knicks when free agency opened. The Knicks, long thought to be the frontrunners to land Brunson, ultimately were able to offer Brunson the type of deal he was seeking. The Knicks reportedly created salary-cap space to offer Brunson that deal when they traded center Nerlens Noel and guard Alec Burks to the Detroit Pistons, clearing… Source link

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S&P 500 plunges 20.6% YTD, 8.4% in June

US stocks fell on Thursday, with the major averages logging steep declines for the month of June, second quarter and first half of 2022 as concerns over heightened inflation and the prospects of a recession weighed heavily on risk assets. The S&P 500 fell by 0.9% on Thursday to reach 3,785.38, ending the first half of 2022 lower by 20.6% for its worst start to a year since 1970. The Dow ended Thursday’s session at 30,775.43, dropping 15.3% for the year-to-date for its worst first half since… Source link

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Kevin Durant requests trade from Nets, live updates, contract extensions, rumors

NBA free agency is just hours away from officially opening at 6 p.m. ET Thursday. Decisions on player options were made Wednesday, so now it’s up to players and teams to negotiate on contract extensions, trades and other signings. The top free agents include James Harden, Bradley Beal, Zach LaVine, Deandre Ayton and Jalen Brunson. Follow along for live updates on signings, trades, contract extensions and all NBA happenings. Before the free agent negotiations could even start, Kevin Durant… Source link

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Kevin Durant requests trade from Nets

Apr 25, 2022; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) reacts during the second quarter of game four of the first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs against the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, sources told Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. Per Haynes, Durant listed the Phoenix Suns as a preferred destination. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Miami Heat are also on… Source link

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Police sweep Google searches to find suspects. The tactic is facing its first legal challenge.

A teen charged with setting a fire that killed five members of a Senegalese immigrant family in Denver, Colorado, has become the first person to challenge police use of Google search histories to find someone who might have committed a crime, according to his lawyers.   The pushback against this surveillance tool, known as a reverse keyword search, is being closely watched by privacy and abortion rights advocates, who are concerned that it could soon be used to investigate women who search… Source link

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