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Cavaliers, Rose discussing 1-year deal

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(TSX / STATS) -- Free-agent point guard Derrick Rose and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in serious talks on a potential one-year contract, ESPN reported on Thursday.

Rose has met with several teams over the past three weeks, including the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers.

In fact, ESPN reported Rose met with the Lakers on Thursday.


Wolves, Wiggins nearing 5-year max deal

(TSX / STATS) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves and young star Andrew Wiggins are closing in on a five-year, $148 million contract extension.

Minnesota coach Tom Thibodeau confirmed the discussions during a press conference to introduce new acquisition Jamal Crawford.


Celtics sign Larkin, Yabusele, Theis

(TSX / STATS) -- The Boston Celtics announced the signing of three players who played overseas this past season.

The Celtics reached agreement on a one-year contract with free-agent point guard Shane Larkin and also signed their 2016 first-round draft choice Guerschon Yabusele and Daniel Theis.


Warriors to charge PSLs at new arena

(TSX / STATS) -- The Golden State Warriors are bringing the personal seat license to the NBA, and the fans interested in purchasing them will be asked for a 30-year commitment.

While pricing of the licenses has not been revealed, ESPN cited a team official as saying that a number of seats dedicated for season-ticket holders will decrease from 14,500 at Oracle Arena in Oakland to approximately 12,000 at Chase Center in San Francisco.


Suns extend GM McDonough, make Jones VP

(TSX / STATS) -- The Phoenix Suns agreed to a multiyear contract extension with general manager Ryan McDonough on Wednesday.

The extension is reportedly through the 2019-20 season. The 36-year-old McDonough was hired in May 2013.


Ginobili finalizing return to Spurs

(TSX / STATS) -- Guard Manu Ginobili is eying a 16th season with the San Antonio Spurs, ESPN reported on Tuesday.

Ginobili reportedly is finalizing terms on a deal that will allow him to play in the 2017-18 season and pump the brakes on retirement for at least one more year.


Teams no longer have set home-road unis

(TSX / STATS) -- All NBA teams will have four uniform options to choose from starting next season, when the league is going away from traditional home and road appearance.

As part of a fresh partnership with Nike as its uniform provider, the NBA completely overhauled the look and feel of its jersey combinations. Every team will choose a home uniform -- it will not necessarily follow traditional lines of design or be white in color -- and the visiting team can opt to wear one of its four designs provided that uniform selection doesn't blend with the home team.


Grizzlies bring back G Chalmers

(TSX / STATS) -- The Memphis Grizzlies signed Mario Chalmers to a contract on Wednesday, one day after the guard unofficially announced the news over social media.

The team did not divulge terms of the deal for Chalmers, who used Instagram on Tuesday to post a picture of himself in a Grizzlies uniform with a caption that read "GNG... enough said." Grit and grind is the Grizzlies' motto.


Raptors sign former UNC standout Meeks

(TSX / STATS) -- The Toronto Raptors signed forward Kennedy Meeks, the team announced Tuesday.

Terms of the contract were not disclosed for Meeks, an undrafted free agent out of defending national champion North Carolina.


Cavs officially sign Turkish star Osman

(TSX / STATS) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers signed forward Cedi Osman to a contract, the team announced on Tuesday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the club, but the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that it was a three-year pact for $8.3 million. The Cavaliers are also paying $700,000 toward Osman's $1 million buyout of his contract with Anadolu Efes, his Turkish club.