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Finding a Diamond in the Rough: A Breakdown of the Remaining Free Agents

Okay guys, this isn't a breakdown in the typical sense.

This is more of a weather forecast on where these unsigned free agents of the off-season of 2012 is going to sign up.

So lets get cracking.

[Note by agolden, 08/30/12 8:31 PM PDT Added: Donte Greene and Terrence Williams. Removed: Shelden Williams. Updated: Eddy Curry, Damion James, Josh Howard, Mickael Pietrus, Derrick Brown, Josh Childress, Sam Young, Josh Howard, and James Anderson]

[Note by agolden, 08/31/12 7:24 PM PDT Added: Sean Williams. Updated: Chris Andersen, Andray Blatche, Matt Barnes, D.J. White, and Lou Amundson.]

[Note by agolden, 09/04/12 6:37 PM PDT Added: Allen Iverson. Updated: Tracy McGrady, Anthony Tolliver, Josh Harrellson, Troy Murphy, Yi Jianlian, Andray Blatche, Josh Howard, Sean Williams.]

Note that the majority of the reports in a foreign language are translated by the website HoopsHype.

Key: RFA is Restricted Free Agent, UFA is Unrestricted Free Agent.

Solomon Alabi RFA

Raptors decline its $1,112,500 option on Solomon Alabi, freeing even more cap space. Via Bill Ingram of HoopsWorld, Jul. 5

Lou Amundson UFA

Amundson in the market for mini mid-level deals Via Jered Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 3

Louis Amundson is talking to a number of teams. Has not made a decision yet. He's likely at mini mid-level. Via Jered Zwerling of ESPN New York Via Twitter, Aug. 6

Amundson Talking With Bobcats, Knicks Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Aug. 7

Knicks interested in Lou Amundson Via Ian Bengley of ESPN New York, Aug. 7

Panathinaikos Interested In Amundson. Via Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated, Aug. 24

Amundson is talking to many NBA teams. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 31

Chris Andersen UFA

Andersen open to vet's min Via Jered Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 3

Chris Andersen has received some offers from NBA teams. He does have a favorite team he wants to play for, but his reps won't say just yet. Via Jered Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 13

Chris Andersen's offers have been from the $1.2 to $5 million range per season. Via Jered Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 13

Heat interested in Andersen. Via Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Aug. 23

Andersen is training in Denver; waiting on right deal. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 31

James Anderson UFA

Hawks GM Danny Ferry says Spurs free agent James Anderson has been invited to join the team’s veterans camp. Anderson apparently will accept, according to a tweet by former teammate Danny Green. Via Michael Cunningham of Atlanta Journal Constitution, Aug. 27

Gilbert Arenas UFA

The contract has finally run its course, Gilbert's time in the NBA is likely done, and soon after the last of that confetti was swept away, Arenas put his mansion up for sale. According to his realtors, it can be yours for $3.5 million. Via Kelly Dwyer of Yahoo! Sports, July 25

Arenas is training in Los Angeles and sources close to the point guard say that he’s slimmed down and completely healthy. He’s hoping a team gives him a chance and gives him an opportunity to show that he can still be a contributor off of the bench. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Aug. 17

Leandro Barbosa UFA

According to several sources close to Barbosa, he’d be more than willing to talk with the

Cavs about a potential role. Those sources could not say, however, if the interest was mutual. Via Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, Aug. 1

Lakers have interest in free-agent Leandro Barbosa. Via Marc Stein of ESPN, Aug. 2

Lakers linked to Barbosa - Lakers have no "intention" to spend their Mini-MLE but under the right circumstances they will. Via Eric Pincus of HoopsWorld, Aug. 6

Opposing Executive has heard interest in Leandro Barbosa from the Warriors and Suns. Via Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, Aug. 15

Matt Barnes UFA

Barnes hints he might have to make business considerations a higher priority in his contract negotiations this summer. Via Brian Kamenetzky of ESPN Los Angeles, May 23

Knicks could take look at Barnes. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Jun. 6

Matt Barnes still 'talking' to Lakers despite recent arrest. "They are one of the teams we're talking to," Barnes said. "There's a couple other teams". Via video interview by TMZ Staff of TMZ, Aug. 30

Tony Battie UFA

Battie will "almost certainly not" be returning to the 76ers. Via Bob Cooney of Philadelphia Daily News, Jun. 13

Mike Bibby UFA

The Knicks' other free agents are Jared Jeffries, Mike Bibby, Baron Davis and Dan Gadzuric. Of them, Jeffries might have the best shot at returning. Via Al Iannazzone, Jun. 29

Source: Bibby unlikely to return to Knicks. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 31

Andray Blatche UFA

Blatche will generate some interest in free agency. Via Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated, Jul. 17

Blatche's Agent, Andy Miller, added that teams have not made any significant overtures to sign him as of yet. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Aug. 2

Blatche could be more open to vets. minimum. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 2

Blatche, the seven-year veteran has several teams after him. He could be open to the veteran's minimum because no matter how much he signs for, he'll still collect $7.1 million next season from the Wizards after getting amnestied. There are also some insiders who predict he'll go to a situation where he can start for an up-and-coming team. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 3

Andray Blatche is currently in Houston at former NBA player John Lucas' camp. He goes to Miami soon for more training. Has a place in Miami. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 3

Heat & Spurs among teams to express exploratory interest in free agent Andray Blatche. Via Marc Stein of ESPN New York, Aug. 4

Heat are doing background work on Blatche, doesn't necessarily mean they are poised for a move. Via Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Aug. 4

Andray Blatche needs a job and is willing to consider the D-League. Via Donna Ditota of The Syracuse Post-Standard, Aug. 19

Blatche is talking to a few teams. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 31

Nets Show Interest in Blatche. Via Howard Beck of New York Times, Sep. 1

Derrick Brown UFA

Derrick Brown to workout for Spurs, Hawks, and possibly Nets. Via Chris Haynes of Comcast SportsNet North West, Aug. 30

Rasual Butler UFA

Rasual Butler could head to Bulls after release from Raptors. Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Mar. 23

Rasual Butler was next on the Heat's list in December if Shane Battier didn't sign. Via Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Mar. 23

Butler has heard from several NBA teams, so he knows there will be options in July and he plans to be ready. Via Steve Kyler of HoopsWorld, May 23

Derrick Byars UFA

(Waived Aug. 21 by San Antonio Spurs)

Brian Cardinal UFA

Cardinal most likely gone from Mavs - speculation. Via Eddie Sefko of SportsDayDFW, Apr. 17

“I'd like to play another year and see where that goes, but at the same time I understand it' a crazy business,” Cardinal said. Via Reggie Hayes of Fort-Wayne News Sentiniel, Aug. 7

“I’d like to play another year,” Cardinal said. Via Travis Baugh of Purdue Exponent, Aug. 17

Josh Childress UFA

Probably a long shot, but Wizards are among a handful of teams that have expressed interest in Josh Childress. Via Michael Lee of The Washington Post, Aug. 7

The Nets could consider Josh Childress. Via Tim Bontemps and Fred Kerber of New York Post, Aug. 30

Brian Cook UFA

Agent Mark Bartelstein identifies Brian Cook as a candidate for a buyout. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Mar. 16

Cook might discuss buyout. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Mar. 17

Brian Cook says he’ll play hard for however long he’s in Washington. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Mar. 19

Brian Cook unlikely to pursue buyout. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Mar. 21

Brian Cook isn't ready to call it a career. “I can still run, jump and shoot,’’ Cook said. “I can play four or five years, then a few years overseas. It’s all about keeping your body in shape, keeping your mind in shape, being ready for the next opportunity you get.’’ Via Gatehouse news service, Aug. 15

Eddy Curry UFA

Erik Spoelstra is interesting in having Eddy Curry return to Miami next season, but Curry isn't sure whether he'll re-sign with the team. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Apr. 19

Nets working out Eddy Curry. Via Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Aug. 29

Erick Dampier UFA

Marquis Daniels UFA

If the Celtics re-sign Pietrus, the team most likely wouldn't look to re-up Marquis Daniels. Via Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston, Jun 16

Baron Davis UFA

Baron Davis still remains confident that he will return to basketball eventually and would love to return to the Knicks. Via Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News, Jun. 26

Baron Davis said he plans to play again -- yes, in the NBA, so save the wisecrcacks -- after sitting out 2012-13 with bad knee injury. Via Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com, Jul. 19

Baron Davis insists that he is not retiring and expects to play again after sitting out this season. Via Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com, Jul. 21

Baron Davis Hoping to Return this Season. Via Eric Pincus of HoopsWorld, Aug. 15

Maurice Evans UFA

Wizards have reached out to Maurice Evans. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Jul. 2

Knicks have eyed Mo Evans. Via Ian Begley of ESPN New York, Jul. 11

Mo Evans in Vegas this week participating in a program to develop players into scouts/GMs. Via David McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, Jul.16

Maurice Evans' agent confirms Knicks are interested in Evans. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Jul. 20

Evans to be an assistant coach on Wizards' summer league team in Las Vegas. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Jul. 21

Bringing back Maurice Evans remains high on the Wizards’ priority list. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Jul. 24

Kyrylo Fesenko UFA

Kyrylo Fesenko is open to re-signing with the Pacers. Via Mike Wells of Indianapolis Star, Jun. 29

The Bucks were interested in Kyrylo Fesenko before the big man signed with the Pacers. Via Gery Woelfel of Racine Journal Times, Apr. 25.

Derek Fisher UFA

Fisher plans to play in 12-13, unsure if he will return to the Thunder next season. Via NBA.com, Jun. 15

Chicago Bulls have been in contact with Derek Fisher. Via Ramona Shelburne and Nick Friedell, of ESPN Los Angeles and ESPN Chicago, Jul. 2

Presti said he has explored the option of re-signing Fisher. Via John Rohde of The Oklahoman, Jul. 4

Derek Fisher had also been in talks with the Knicks, but he is now expected to look elsewhere. The Nets are now among the front-runners to sign Fisher, along with the Mavericks, the Chicago Bulls, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Via Howard Beck of the New York Times, Jul. 5

Cavaliers have expressed interest in veteran point guard Derek Fisher. Via Mary Schmitt Boyer of Cleveland Plain Dealer, Jul. 6

Potential point guard additions to Bulls include veteran Derek Fisher. Via Aggrey Sam of Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Jul. 7

Cavs have not confirmed their interest in veteran NBA point guard Derek Fisher, but another NBA source did. Via Mary Schmitt Boyer of Cleveland Plain Dealer, Jul. 7

Fisher's return to the Thunder is possible, but the Cavs are the frontrunner at the moment. The Nets and Mavs are also possibilities but the Bulls and Knicks have gone in different directions. Via Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated, Jul. 9

Jonny Flynn UFA

Cavs were expected to pursue the Jonny Flynn if they traded Ramon Sessions. Via Chris Broussard of ESPN, Mar. 14

Knicks interested in Jonny Flynn. Via Marc Berman of New York Post, May 12.

Flynn has identified six teams -- the Lakers, Portland, Phoenix, Toronto, Chicago, and Brooklyn -- as potential

destinations and should find mutual interest from the potential suitors.

Via Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los

Angeles, Jun. 27

Cavs are expected to pursue Flynn as their backup point guard, and there is mutual interest between the two sides. Via Jason Lloyd of Akron Beacon Journal, Jun. 27

Cavaliers have expressed interest in Jonny Flynn. The two sides are "talking." Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Jul. 1

Hawks, Cavs after PG Jonny Flynn. Via Chris Haynes of Comcast Sports Network North West, Jul. 1

Potential point guard additions for the Bulls include Jonny Flynn. Via Aggrey Sam of Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Jul. 7

Possible targets for the Cavs includes Jonny Flynn. Via Mary Schmitt Boyer of Cleveland Plain Dealer, Jul. 7

Flynn has worked out for Hawks and is visiting Bulls on Friday. Cavaliers also interested.Via Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Jul. 10

Cavs worked out PG Jonny Flynn. Via Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Jul. 16

Flynn worked out with for the Cavaliers on Monday, and there remains strong interest on both sides. He isn’t close to making a decision, according to a source close to Flynn. The Cavs have held internal debates about whether or not it’s necessary to sign another point guard. Via Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, Jul. 17

Sundiata Gaines UFA

Sundiata Gaines will not be returning to the Nets. Via Stefan Bondy of New York Daily News, Jul. 13

Alonzo Gee RFA

Cavs and Alonzo Gee close to 3 year deal worth 9.8 million. Currently talking how much guaranteed and team option 4th year. Via John Telich of Fox Sports 8, Aug. 18

Cavs GM Chris Grant says that the team still hopes to sign Alonzo Gee but understands that the process could take some time. Via Mary Schmitt Boyer of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Aug. 21

Ryan Gomes UFA

Donte Greene UFA

Donté Greene signing on hold, due to ankle fracture. Via Marc J Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Aug. 29

Nets may sign Donte Greene later in the season. Via Howard Beck of New York Times, Aug. 29

Agent Chris Luchey says he expects his client, Greene, to become a Net, but just when that happens depends on the results of an MRI on Greene's ankle. Via Fred Kerber of the New York Post, Aug. 29

Josh Harrellson UFA

Timberwolves are not interested in Harrellson. Via Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News in Minneapolis, Aug. 23

Miami brings in Josh Harrellson for workout. Via Tom Haberstroh of ESPN, Aug. 23

The Heat did not immediately offer former Knicks center Josh Harrellson a contract after his workout for Miami on Thursday, but indicated that he's one of a few centers they're considering. Via Barry Jackson of Miami Herald, Aug, 24

Merle Scott, agent for free-agent big man Josh Harrellson, said client to visit three more teams in the next week or 2. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Aug. 27

Harrellson is being brought in for a one-week tryout for the Miami Heat, with no contract guarantee in place. Via Ira Winderman of South Florida Sun Sentinel, Sep. 3

Manny Harris UFA

Terrel Harris RFA

Miami wants to keep restricted free agent Terrel Harris. Via Barry Jackson of Miami Herald, Jul. 1

Terrel Harris might continue his career in Europe and has been offered around. Via Sportando, Aug. 14

"We're having ongoing talks with the Heat about Terrel," agent Brian Elfus said Thursday. "We're looking at all possibilities." Via Ira Winderman of South Florida Sun Sentinel, Aug. 16

Cory Higgins RFA

Josh Howard UFA

Utah Jazz GM Kevin O'Connor said Jazz are open to bringing back Josh Howard. Via Brian T. Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune, May 8

Josh Howard has shown interest in playing for the Warriors. Via Rusty Simmons of San Francisco Chronicle, Jun. 7

Josh Howard 'interested' in Jazz as free agency approaches. Via Brian T. Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune, Jul. 1

Howard has sincere interest in re-signing with Utah Jazz but will explore all options. Seeking a multiyear deal. Via Brian T. Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune, Jul. 1

Josh Howard getting interest from Mavs for Dallas return, source tells Y! Utah, Lakers, Nets, Spurs, Celtics also interested. Via Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Jul. 1

Josh Howard expected to make a decision soon, source tell Y! Sports. Utah, IND, GS, BK and NY in mix. Via Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Jul. 29

Warriors’ reported interest in free agent SF Josh Howard is, at the very least, minimal. Via Marcus Thompson of the Bay Area News Group, Jul. 30

Josh Howard has narrowed down his options to 4-5 teams, a league source told The Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday, and the Jazz are still near the top of his list. Via Brian T. Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune, Jul. 30

A source very close to Josh Howard: "Talking about the likelihood of Josh being on #Knicks, I would be getting

ahead of myself right now."

Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Jul. 30

Jazz expected to re-engage talks with Howard. Via Brian T. Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune, Aug. 7

Howard may ultimately return to Utah, but he’s also receiving interest from the Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets among other teams. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Aug. 17

Josh Howard has been working out with Charlotte this week. Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks amongst interested. Via Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Aug. 29

Heard my boy Josh Howard is looking like his old self in his workouts in Charlotte. Hopefully we get to sign him. Via a tweet from NBA Player DeSagana Diop of the Charlotte Bobcats, Aug. 29

Charlotte Bobcats working out Josh Howard this week. The Bobcats’ interest in Howard at this point is still exploratory. Via Rick Bonnell of Charlotte Observer, Aug. 30

Knicks not looking at Josh Howard, despite previous reports. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Sep. 1

Juwan Howard UFA

Howard said Friday that he is still deciding whether he wants to return for a 19th NBA season, although the direction he's leaning might be indicated by his being the first player back in the Heat practice gym once the title celebrations had slowed down a bit. Via The Associated Press, Jul. 21

Lester Hudson UFA

Thunder and Nuggets interested in Hudson. Via Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, Jul. 25

Thunder interested in Hudson. Via Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, Jul. 27

Hudson's agent is confident of Hudson being signed before start of training camp and says that Hudson has drawn interest from several teams. Via Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, Jul. 27

Warriors and Suns interested in Hudson. Via Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, Aug. 15

Allen Iverson UFA

Iverson: "I definitely want to return to the NBA, but if I can't get back there, I'm hoping to play ball here (China)." Via NetEase Sports, Sep. 3

Damion James UFA

A source said the Nets have spoken to James since free agency began about the possibility of bringing

back James. Via Tim Bontemps of New York Post, Jul. 16

Damion James' agent says he has one more visit with an NBA team and will make a decision by the end of the weekend. Via Stefan Bondy of New York Daily News, Aug. 29

The Nets could consider Damion James. Via Tim Bontemps and Fred Kerber of New York Post, Aug. 30

Yi Jianlian UFA

Panathinaikos and others in Europe with serious interest in Yi Jianlian, but his focus remains to play in the NBA. Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Jul. 9

Chinese media says Yi Jianlian has MCL strain which will affect his chances of returning to NBA this season. Via NetsDaily.com, Aug. 13

Yi Jianlian's agents have asked Real Madrid for a contract worth 2 million euros (around $2.5 million) a year. Via Javier Maestro of Encestando.es, Aug. 20

"For now, we’re not considering playing in Spain," said Lu. "I can only say that Yi’s first choice is to return to the NBA." Via Jon Pastuszek of NiuBBall.com, translating a NetEase report, Aug. 21

Yi Jianlian has told the media that several NBA clubs have been in contact with his agent but he will have to consult with his management team in the U.S. before making a decision. Via ChinaTaiwan.com, Sep. 2

Armon Johnson RFA

“I’ve been talking to some teams,” Armon Johnson said. “Right now, talk is just talk. I don’t want to mention the teams and put rumors out there, but when the time comes, I’ll be ready. I’m very confident I’ll be with a team next year." Via Chris Murray of the Reno Gazette-Journal, Aug. 7

Chris Johnson UFA

Ivan Johnson RFA

DeAndre Liggins UFA

Jamaal Magloire UFA

The Raptors hope to bring Jamaal Magloire back next season, coach Dwane Casey said. Via Chris Tomasson of FOX Sports Florida, Apr. 18

Kenyon Martin UFA

The Clippers are not expected to make offers to free-agent forwards Kenyon Martin and Reggie Evans. Via Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times, Jun. 29

There were preliminary discussions about Kenyon Martin to Knicks in a 3-team deal but talks have cooled. Via Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Jul. 9

Nets considering Kenyon Martin. Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Jul. 11

Warriors have Kenyon Martin on their radar. Via Matt Steinmetz of Comcast Sports Network Bay Area, Jul. 13

Kenyon Martin won't sign for minimum. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 2

Lakers and the Nets among the teams Kenyon Martin is considering. Via Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated, Aug. 6

The Lakers are pursuing Kenyon Martin. The Knicks are likely too. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 10

Lakers and Nets expressing interest in Kenyon Martin. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Aug. 17

Tracy McGrady UFA

Bulls might add Tracy McGrady. Via K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, Jul. 31

Tracy McGrady and the Chicago Bulls have flirted in the past, but it doesn't sound like a deal is close. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Jul. 31

McGrady has received interest from a number of teams including the Chicago Bulls. However, talks between McGrady and the Bulls have ended. The 33-year-old would like to join a contender, according to sources, and will continue to weigh his options in the coming weeks. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Aug. 17

Tracy McGrady might work out with the Bobcats. All informal and exploratory. Via Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, Sep. 4

Dominic McGuire UFA

"Hell yeah," said McGuire when asked if he'd like to remain a Warrior. "Without a doubt." Via Marcus Thompson II of the Bay Area News Group, Mar. 27

Agent Mark Bartelstein, who represents Dominic McGuire, expects to speak again with David Kahn over the weekend. Via Jerry Zgoda of the Minnesota Star-Tribune, Jul. 20

"We talk all of the time," Bartelstein (Dominic McGuire's agent) said of Warriors general manager Bob Myers.

"It's hour by hour. We could get something done soon or it could be days." Via Rusty Simmons of San

Francisco Chronicle, Jul. 24

Warriors will likely not bring back forward Dominic McGuire. Via Matt Steinmetz of Comcast Sports Net Bay Area, Jul. 30

Given their recent signings, the Warriors appear very unlikely to re-sign Dominic McGuire. Via Marcus Thompson of the Bay Area News Group, Jul. 31

McGuire wants to return to Warriors. But GSW believes Draymond Green will provide a lot of what McGuire brought. Via Marcus Thompson of the Bay Area News Group, Jul. 31

Darko Milicic UFA

Front runners for free agent center Darko Milicic are Boston, Brooklyn and LA Clippers. Via Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Jul. 14

Clippers eyeing Darko Milicic. Via Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com, Jul. 17

Front runners for free agent center Darko Milicic are Miami, Clippers, Chicago and Brooklyn. Via Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Jul. 18

Marc Cornstein, agent for Milicic, confirmed the Bulls' interest in Milicic. Via K.C. Jones of the Chicago Tribune, Jul. 18

Marc Cornstein confirms to Sun Sentinel conversation with Heat regarding amnestied center Darko Milicic. "We've certainly talked about it," he said of his discussions with Milicic. Via Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Jul. 18

The Clippers has reached out to free-agent centers Darko Milicic. Milicic's agent, Marc Cornstein, said Wednesday that the Clippers "are a team we have spoken to" about joining. "Playing time, team situation will be crucial factors," Cornstein said. Via Broderick Turner of Los Angeles Times, Jul. 18

The Clippers reportedly has interest in free agent Darko Milicic. Via Dan Woike of the Orange County Register, Jul. 19

Look for Darko Milicic to end up in Miami now that Nazr Mohammed appears set to sign with the Bulls. Via Ira

Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Jul. 22

Milicic’s agent says there has been nothing new since an initial Heat inquiry more than a week ago. Via Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Jul. 27

Marc Cornstein, agent for Darko Milicic, said client giving no thought to playing overseas next season. Via Chris Tomasson of FOX Sports Florida, Aug. 1

Real Madrid finds Darko Milicic tempting. Via Javier Maestro of Encestando.es, Aug. 20

Darko Milicic has passed on Real Madrid's offer. Via Kosarka 24, Aug. 21

Darko Milicic has decided to forget returning to Europe. Milicic has been targetted by several European clubs, including Real Madrid, but he has announced over the web that he will continue playing in the NBA. In fact, the Clippers are looking at him. It is probable that he has made these declarations because hes close to signing with the Clippers. Via Javier Maestro of Encestando.es, Aug. 21

Real Madrid doesn't want Darko Milicic. Via César Nanclares of TuBasket.com, Aug. 27

Troy Murphy UFA

Lakers forward Troy Murphy said although he "enjoyed playing here," he wasn't sure he would re-sign with the team. Via Mark Medina of Los Angeles Times, May 22

Troy Murphy is Real Madrid's main target. Via César Nanclares of TuBasket.com, Jul. 26

Troy Murphy says no to Real Madrid. Via Javier Maestro of Encestande.es, Aug. 3

Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv looking at Troy Murphy. Via David Pick of Sportando, Sep. 3

Jannero Pargo UFA

Jannero Pargo is still considering a return to the Hawks, his agent said. “Something we have talked about, but talking to a number of teams,” agent Mark Bartelstein wrote in a text message. “Will know more in next few days.” Via Michael Cunningham of Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jul. 9

Mickael Pietrus UFA

Pietrus has expressed a desire to return to the Celtics. Via Gary Washburn and Frank Dell’Apa of Boston Globe, Jun. 15

Pietrus desperately wants to rejoin the Celtics. Via Mark Murphy of Boston Herald, Jul. 4

Count Mickael Pietrus out for Knicks. He has a "huge" offer overseas but wants to play for an NBA playoff team for more than vet's minimum. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Jul. 19

Celtics still in the mix with Pietrus. His agent, Bill McCandless, says that his client has had a number of teams express interest, but the connection Pietrus made with Celtics players and their fans is very strong. Via A. Sherrod Blakely of Comcast SportsNet North East, Jul. 19

Mickael Pietrus ‘Not a Veteran Minimum Player’. Pietrus is “still open to a return,” to the Celtics according to his agent Bill McCandless, but “MP will not play for the veteran’s minimum. Period,” said McCandless. “It’s not happening. That’s the beginning, middle and end of that. … He is not a veteran’s minimum player. There’s no chance he’ll ever sign for that.” Via Ben Rohrbach of WEEI.com, Jul. 24

Bill McCandless, Mickael Pietrus’ agent, said his client is drawing consideration from several teams. McCandless confirmed he and Bucks general manager John Hammond have had exploratory talks. “We talked about 10 to 14 days ago,” McCandless said. “We’re waiting to see what happens. Mickael would be interested in playing for Milwaukee, absolutely.” Via Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times, Aug. 2

Bucks' interest in Mickael Pietrus has waned. Via Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times, Aug. 15

The Minnesota Timberwolves' General Manager, David Kahn, has spoken with Mickaël Piétrus' camp. Via Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News in Minneapolis Aug. 30

Michael Redd UFA

Cavs could pursue Redd. Via Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, Jul. 1

Redd on Bulls radar. Via Mike McGraw of the Chicago Daily Herald, Jul. 8

Phoenix and Chicago remain in the mix for free-agent shooting guard Michael Redd. Suns will have continued interest. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Jul. 11

Phoenix and Chicago had shown interest in Redd, but apparently have backed off for now. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Aug. 1

The Washington Wizards have interest in Michael Redd. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Aug. 22

Apparently no interest from Cavs on Michael Redd, but teams mentioned as possible suitors include the Wizards, Nuggets, Grizzlies, Bulls, and Thunder. Via Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, Aug. 22

Walker Russel RFA

Brian Scalabrine UFA

Scalabrine plans to play in the NBA for as long as he can. Scalabrine would also like to explore coaching and color commentary after his playing career is through. Via Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald, May 19

Brian Scalabrine won't be back with the Chicago Bulls. Via K.C. Johnson of Chicago Tribune, Jul. 20

He has an offer from a team in Europe, and the Celtics want him to do some TV work, but Scalabrine is holding out for one more chance to play in the NBA. Via Sam Smith of Bulls.com, Aug. 13

Sources say that Scalabrine is close to joining the Bulls' coaching staff. He'd replace Rick Brunson, who is now in Charlotte. It appears that Scalabrine is now a front-runner for the open spot. Via Aggrey Sam of Comcast

Bobby Simmons UFA

The Clippers have looked to re-sign Bobby Simmons. "We've been talking," Simmons' agent, Mark Bartelstein, said. "There is interest, but no decision has been made." Via Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times, Jul. 20

Anthony Tolliver UFA

The latest NBA free agent attached to the Bulls is Minnesota's Anthony Tolliver. Via Mike McGraw of Chicago Daily Herald, Jul. 13

Anthony Tolliver's agent Larry Fox said he's talking regularly about his client with four teams - Wolves and Cavs included. Via HoopsHype, Jul. 18

Anthony Tolliver said Minnesota and Cleveland are leading the pack his services. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Jul. 20

Minnesota would most likely be Tolliver's first choice, but this is a business and Tolliver will definitely take the best opportunity. Via Anthony Tolliver of At44.com, Jul. 25

Anthony Tolliver said Charlotte has emerged as a new suitor for him. “Charlotte reached out for the first time the other day,’’ Tolliver said Wednesday. “They’re really interested… They lost out on Carl Landry (who went to Golden State).’’ Tolliver has interest in the Bobcats. “They could use another veteran to put in there instead of just always throwing in rookies and not knowing what you’re going to get out of them,’’ Tolliver said. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Aug. 1

In addition to Charlotte, free-agent forward Anthony Tolliver said Washington and Minnesota are teams on his short list. Cleveland has fallen off. Tolliver said he’s looking in free agency for a salary similar to the $2 million he made last season. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Aug. 1

Free-agent forward Anthony Tolliver said Washington is coming after him harder than any other team. “They’re calling every day,’’ Tolliver said of the Wizards. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Aug. 1

The Wizards have reached out to Anthony Tolliver. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Aug. 7

Agent Larry Fox confirmed a report that said Greek powerhouse Panathinaikos is very interested in his client Anthony Tolliver, but insisted the focus remains on getting a deal done in the NBA. Via HoopsHype, Aug. 19

Anthony Tolliver has been in the mix with the Washington Wizards for some time. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Aug. 22

Anthony Tolliver said he’s intrigued by Atlanta, a team that has great interest in him. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Aug. 27

Anthony Tolliver said Atlanta, Washington, Indiana, Minnesota primary teams still courting him. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Aug. 27

Minnesota, Indiana, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington in the mix for Anthony Tolliver. Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Sep. 4

Bill Walker UFA

Bill Walker meeted with the Grizzlies. Via HoopsHype, Jul. 10

Recently Bill Walker has met with people from the Memphis Grizzlies in Las Vegas and previously with the

Cleveland Cavaliers and the Atlanta Hawks. Via Bill Walker of HoopsHype, Jul. 14

Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace has always had a thing for Bill Walker. Grizzlies have now met with Walker. Chris Vernon

of the Chris Vernon Show on 92.9 ESPN Memphis, Jul. 25

No for now on Bill Walker (maybe down road). Chris Vernon of the Chris Vernon Show on 92.9 ESPN Memphis, Jul. 26

Ben Wallace UFA

Source says 'pretty good chance' Ben Wallace returns to Pistons. Via Vincent Goodwell of Detroit News, Jul. 9

Ben Wallace says he is “50-50″ about coming back. Via Lane Casadonte of CBS 6 WTVR.com, Jul. 10

Ben Wallace wants to return for his 17th NBA season, but the roster is full. That means a roster spot would have to open up. Villanueva or Austin Daye could be traded to make room for Wallace. Via Vincent Goodwill of Detroit News, Jul. 18

Panathinaikos is interested in Ben Wallace. Via Gazzetta.gr, Aug. 17

Wallace will either return to the Detroit Pistons for one more season or retire. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Aug. 17

D.J. White RFA

D.J. White, a source says, is in the market for mini mid-level deal. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 3

D.J. White has planned to visit a couple teams this week before making a decision. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 31

D.J. White: “I have a couple options. I just want to be in a position to succeed. Hopefully I know my future in a couple weeks." Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Aug. 31

Hassan Whiteside UFA

Hassan Whiteside has received interest from several NBA teams. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Jul. 19

The Minnesota Timberwolves are watching free agent big man Hassan Whiteside work out today in Houston. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Aug. 27

Damien Wilkins UFA

Damien Wilkins says Pistons have “indicated’’ they’d like him to return next season and he wants that. “They

indicated they want me back but we’ll see what happens,’’ said Wilkins, a free agent this summer. The guard says he wants to remain with the Pistons “as long as they want me here.’’ Via Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Apr. 8

Sean Williams UFA

(Rockets waive Sean Williams). Via Marc Stein of ESPN, Aug. 28

Heat have expressed interest in Sean Williams in the past and are bound to consider him again. Via Marc Stein of ESPN, Aug. 28

Minnesota Timberwolves eyeing Sean Williams. Via Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News in Minneapolis, Aug. 31

Source: Knicks targeting Sean Williams. Via Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Sep. 1

Shawne Williams

UFA

Wizards have interest in Shawne Williams. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Aug. 2

Terrence Williams UFA

Terrence Williams could be back, but Jason Thompson will be dealt with first. Don't be shocked if Williams moves on. Via Jason Jones of Sacramento Bee, Jun. 29

The Kings have reached out to Terrence Williams. Via Jason Jones of Sacramento Bee, Jun. 30

Terrence Williams has received interest from the Sacramento Kings, Detroit Pistons and Phoenix Suns. Via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld, Jul. 3

The Kings had been in talks with free agent small forward Terrence Williams, but a source with knowledge of the team's plans said he is no longer part of the Kings' future. Via Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated, Jul. 17

Wizards interested in Terrence Williams. Via Michael Lee of Washington Post, Aug. 22

Chris Wright RFA



Sam Young RFA

Nets could consider Sam Young. Via Tim Bontemps and Fred Kerber of New York Post, Aug. 30

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