posted on Aug, 12 2004 @ 05:36 PM
Sonics' Allen could get $100.5 million deal
The Times' Percy Allen reports that the Sonics are talking to Ray Allen about a five-year, $100.5 million contract extension.
Several teams chasing Barry
Rocky Mountain News
The News' Aaron J. Lopez reports that the Hawks, Sonics and Clippers are all interested in Nuggets guard Jon Barry.
Wolves haven't made play for Kidd
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartman writes that the Timberwolves have denied rumors that they could ship Sam Cassell and Wally Szczerbiak to the Nets
for Jason Kidd.
Przybilla to meet with Blazers
The Oregonian's Jason Quick reports that the Blazers could sign Hawks center Joel Przybilla. The Blazers are also eyeing the Raptors' Corie Blount and
Hunter hoping Pistons will bring him back
The News' Joanne C. Gerstner reports that free agent guard Lindsey Hunter is confident that the Pistons will re-sign him.
Szczerbiak to Knicks?
New York Post
Report out of Minnesota stated T'Wolves have shopped Long Island's Wally Szczerbiak to Knicks for Kurt Thomas. Problem is Knicks need big men.
Mutombo could be headed to Houston
New York Post
Mutombo, who returned from a family vacation to the south of France Tuesday, is unsure he wants to play for the rebuilding Bulls but won't retire. He
planned to speak to his agent David Falk last night about their strategy. Falk likely will try to force a trade to the Rockets.
Wesley Person expected to sign with Heat
In need of depth at small forward, the Heat has turned to veteran sharpshooter Wesley Person... Meanwhile, the agent for power forward Karl Malone
said his client has not decided whether to retire or join a team that is pursuing him (the Heat, Lakers or Spurs).
No interest in Mourning
Alonzo Mourning confirmed that the Nets already have told him that his services are no longer desired, even if he is capable of making a comeback
following last December's kidney transplant.
Mercer expected to sign today
The Nets had expected to announce the signing of Ron Mercer yesterday, but that event was pushed back to this morning because of delays with
administering the free agent's physical.
Rumors and News sources
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