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8/31/2015 Marcelo  Huertas (LAL) G
Huertas signed a one-year deal with the Lakers on Monday, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports.
 
8/31/2015 Charlie Westbrook (MIL) F
Westbrook agreed to a deal with the Bucks on Monday, Shams Charania of RealGM reports.
 
8/30/2015 Gorgui Dieng (MIN) C
Dieng was a monster at Afrobasket for Senegal. Through seven games played, he averaged 22.9 points, 0.7 three-pointers, 14.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.4 steals, and 1.3 blocks in 38 minutes per game.
 
8/30/2015 Maurice Harkless (POR) F
Harkless (ankle) will be given a lot of opportunity to with the Blazers this season, the Boston Globe reports. "Mo was very high on our board a few years ago in the draft," general manager Neil Olshey said. "We were excited about him. He has a lot of potential. He fits our model right now; he's an emerging young player. Hes got a lot of talent. We have a lot of faith in our player development staff and our coaches that guys hit their ceilings, and we know Mo's not even close to his ceiling at this point. He's going to get a great opportunity with us to be the player we loved coming out of the draft."
 
8/30/2015 Anthony Davis (NOR) F
Davis reaffirmed that he'll be shooting three-pointers this season under coach Alvin Gentry. "I'm going to mix it up. I love playing down low, but at the same time, if the opportunity is there; I'm definitely going to take them. That's one thing for sure that coach Gentry has told me"Shoot the ball," "Let it go." I've been working on it and I'm very confident in my game. I've shot three's all my life. I didn't really need to shoot them over the past few years as much, but I'm never going to turn down shooting threes, especially if the coach tells me he wants me to shoot them. It's something that I've definitely been working on. I definitely plan on utilizing it this year."
 
8/30/2015 Udonis Haslem (MIA) F
Haslem continues to work on his three-point shot in hopes that he'll be able to find his way into a regular role in the rotation this season, the Miami Herald reports.
 
8/30/2015 Tyler Johnson (MIA) G
Johnson (fractured jaw) is back to full health and cleared for basketball activities, the Miami Herald reports.
 
8/30/2015 Josh McRoberts (MIA) F
McRoberts (right knee) participated in player-organized practices this week, the Miami Herald reports. "Medically I'm in a good spot and I'm especially excited with our new additions," McRoberts said.
 
8/30/2015 Chris Bosh (MIA) F
Bosh (blood clots on lungs) looked good in player-organized practices this week, the Miami Herald reports.
 
8/30/2015 Kelly Olynyk (BOS) F
Olynyk (left knee) returned to practice Saturday and was able to participate in about 80 percent of the drills, but he remains doubtful for Tuesday's game, TSN reports.
 
8/30/2015 Joseph Young (IND) G
Young was given more praise from president Larry Bird this week, the Indy Star reports. "(I) expect great things out of them this year," Bird said. "Usually, you bring in rookies and you say nice things about them then they don't play for a couple years. But I expect both of these guys to play, play well. They are very talented."
 
8/30/2015 Myles Turner (IND) C
Turner was given more praise from president Larry Bird this week, the Indy Star reports. "(I) expect great things out of them this year," Bird said. "Usually, you bring in rookies and you say nice things about them then they don't play for a couple years. But I expect both of these guys to play, play well. They are very talented."
 
8/30/2015 Andrea Bargnani (BRO) C
Bargnani's ankle injury is not serious, and he will play with the Italian national team at Eurobasket, Sportando reports.
 
8/29/2015 Andrea Bargnani (BRO) C
Bargnani left Friday's Eurobasket friendly game against Georgia with an ankle injury and did not return, Sportando reports. He will undergo an MRI on Saturday.
 
8/29/2015 Bojan Bogdanovic (BRO) F
Bogdanovic sat out Friday's Eurobasket friendly with a swollen right ankle that he originally suffered Thursday.
 

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