O’Neal, Warriors Agree To Deal
The Golden State Warriors and center Jermaine O’Neal officially agreed to a one-year deal worth $2 million.
The two sides reached an agreement two weeks ago, but the deal was officially signed Tuesday.
O’Neal averaged 8.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game with the Phoenix Suns last season.
O’Neal is expected to back up center Andrew Bogut.
The Warriors also officially signed point guard Toney Douglas. Douglas averaged 7.5 points and 2.1 assists per game last season.
Wright Returning To Dallas
Big man Brandan Wright is returning to Dallas.
According to David Aldridge of NBA.com, the Mavericks and Wright agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal. Aldridge, through Wright’s agent Jim Tanner, reports the deal has an additional $1.1 million in incentives.
In 64 games with the Mavericks last season, Wright averaged 8.5 points and 4.1 rebounds per game, both career-highs.
Wright was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the eighth overall pick of the 2007 NBA draft.
The Mavericks also officially signed former Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks guard Monta Ellis to a three-year deal worth between $25 and 30 million deal.
Bulls Part Ways With Malcolm Thomas
The Chicago Bulls waived power forward Malcolm Thomas Tuesday.
Thomas, who appeared in seven games for the Bulls last season, averaged 1.3 points and 1.3 rebounds per game last season.
According to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bulls are pursuing center Marcus Camby, who was released by the Toronto Raptors after being traded to the Raptors by the New York Knicks in the Andrea Bargnani deal.
The Bulls, who have offered Camby a contract, are competing with the Houston Rockets, among other teams, for Camby’s services.
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