NBA giveaway agency: Taj Gibson streamer to Minnesota, Serge Ibaka to stay in Toronto

Taj Gibson is reuniting with manager Tom Thibodeau after similar on a two-year, $28-million understanding to join a Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a chairman informed with a negotiations.


The chairman spoke to a Associated Press Sunday on condition of anonymity since a understanding can't be finalized until a NBA’s duration ends Thursday.

Gibson has spent a bulk of his career in Chicago, including 5 seasons underneath Thibodeau. The Bulls traded him to Oklahoma City late final season.

For his career, Gibson has averaged 9.4 points and 6.3 rebounds. In Minnesota, he’ll be a new further along with another former Bulls teammate — Jimmy Butler, who was traded to a Timberwolves final month.

Serge Ibaka before a trade deadline final season, a Raptors done transparent that they had no intentions of vouchsafing a energy brazen travel divided this summer in giveaway agency.

And now that’s been proven as Ibaka concluded to terms with a Raptors on a three-year agreement with $65 million, a chairman with believe of a negotiations told a Associated Press.

The 27-year-old Ibaka was traded to Toronto from Orlando late final season. He averaged 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds in 23 games with a Raptors.

“His character of play fits a character of play,” Raptors manager Dwane Casey pronounced when a trade was made.

Terrence Ross and a first-round breeze collect — a large cost that would have looked even bigger if a Raptors had mislaid Ibaka for zero this summer.

Entering his ninth NBA season, Ibaka has career averages of 12 points and 7.3 rebounds. Ibaka spent his initial 7 NBA seasons in Oklahoma City, assisting a Thunder strech a 2012 NBA Finals opposite Miami.

In other free-agent news:

— The group that represents Jodie Meeks, ASM Sports, sent out a twitter observant a free-agent sharpened ensure has concluded to join a Washington Wizards. That post did not discuss any terms, though a chairman informed with a agreement tells a Associated Press that Meeks will get a $7-million, two-year deal.

— Forward P.J. Tucker has reportedly concluded to a four-year, $32 million understanding with a Houston Rockets. Tucker finished final deteriorate with a Raptors, who acquired him from Phoenix during a trade deadline in hopes of creation a run during a Eastern Conference title. The 6-foot-6 Tucker has averaged 7.7 points for his career and shot 40% from three-point operation after fasten a Raptors. Along with associate visitor Chris Paul, he joins brazen Trevor Ariza in giving Mike D’Antoni some clever particular defenders.


The Lakers have a devise for giveaway group in July

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General manager Rob Pelinka says a Lakers have a devise in place for giveaway group when it starts on Jul 1. Part of a devise is to keep income top space accessible for Jul 2018.

General manager Rob Pelinka says a Lakers have a devise in place for giveaway group when it starts on Jul 1. Part of a devise is to keep income top space accessible for Jul 2018.

Lonzo Ball talks about apropos a Laker

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Lonzo Ball, a second altogether collect in a 2017 NBA draft, is introduced as a newest member of a Los Angeles Lakers.

Lonzo Ball, a second altogether collect in a 2017 NBA draft, is introduced as a newest member of a Los Angeles Lakers.

Lonzo Ball embraces expectations a day after a Lakers name him with No. 2 pick

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Lonzo Ball talks with The Times’ Lindsey Thiry about embracing Magic Johnson’s high expectations, a day after a Lakers comparison Ball with a No. 2 collect in a NBA draft.

Lonzo Ball talks with The Times’ Lindsey Thiry about embracing Magic Johnson’s high expectations, a day after a Lakers comparison Ball with a No. 2 collect in a NBA draft.

It's a feel good time as a Lakers deliver No. 2 collect Lonzo Ball

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The Times’ Bill Plaschke, Tania Ganguli and Lindsey Thiry news from El Segundo where a Lakers introduced No. 2 altogether collect Lonzo Ball. Plus, who are a Lakers perplexing to land next? 

The Times’ Bill Plaschke, Tania Ganguli and Lindsey Thiry news from El Segundo where a Lakers introduced No. 2 altogether collect Lonzo Ball. Plus, who are a Lakers perplexing to land next? 

Lakers No. 2 collect Lonzo Ball fervent to group adult with Brandon Ingram

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Lakers No. 2 collect Lonzo Ball is looking brazen to personification with Brandon Ingram, and as distant as his dad? Well, Lonzo doesn’t know what LaVar Ball is going to contend next, either. 

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