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The NBA has suspended Phoenix Suns guard Jason Richardson for two games without pay after his guilty plea to driving under the influence. The DUI violated Arizona state law. His guilty plea followed an arrest for DUI last December, nine days after he was acquired from the Charlotte Bobcats. The Arizona Republic said the 6-foot-6 inch Richardson had been suspended by the Suns for a game without pay on Feb.
The NBA suspended Denver Nuggets guard J.R.
Veteran point guard Jason Williams has signed a one-year contract with the NBA's Orlando Magic, ending a brief hiatus, ESPN said. No dollar figure was disclosed, but the network said the deal is believed to be worth $1.3 million, the league's minimum salary for a veteran player. Williams, 33, signed
The Toronto Raptors reportedly reached a deal Monday to send forward Carlos Delfino to Milwaukee in exchange for forward Amir Johnson. ESPN.com reported the deal will also send Roko Ukic to Milwaukee and guard Sonny Weems from the Bucks to the Raptors.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are still doing the off-season shuffle, sending guard Quentin Richardson to Miami to get back center Mark Blount. The T-Wolves, who also got a new general manager and coach this off-season, picked up Richardson last month when they shipped guard Sebastian Telfair and forwards Craig Smith and Mark Madsen to the Los Angeles Clippers. It's the fourth trade since the end off the 2008-2009 season for Richardson, who has averaged 11.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists...
New Orleans has traded guard Rasual Butler to the Los Angeles Clippers for a future second-round draft pick, the Hornets announced Wednesday. Today's move allows us to increase our financial flexibility while at the same time gives us an opportunity to improve at that position, Hornets General Manager Jeff Bower said.
Veteran center Ben Wallace has returned to the Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumas, president of basketball operations, announced Wednesday. Wallace, who played six seasons in Detroit before going to the Chicago Bulls and then to Cleveland, signed a one-year contract for $1.3 million, the Detroit News reported. We are pleased to announce Ben Wallace's return to the Pistons organization, Dumas said.
Los Angeles Lakers big man Pau Gasol is recovering from surgery to repair a finger he injured while practicing with the Spanish national team. The 7-foot power forward-center was hurt blocking a shot while preparing for the upcoming European Championship, the Spanish Basketball Federation said in a statement on FIBA.com Tuesday. It's an injury to his left hand with damage to the interphalangeal ligament, the federation said.
Orlando Magic forward Rashard Lewis has drawn a 10-game suspension for a positive drug test, the NBA said. The 6-foot-10 inch Lewis said in a statement Thursday he unwittingly took an over-the-counter supplement late last season.
Forward Shelden Williams is making the Boston Celtics his fourth NBA team in four seasons, The Boston Globe reported Monday. The newspaper said the club has reached an agreement with Williams on a one-year contract.
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