Tyler Zeller

Boston Celtics Waive Tyler Zeller

Prior to their big-time free agent signing of All-Star forward Gordon Hayward on Tuesday, the Boston Celtics were forced to make a few moves in order to clear up the necessary salary cap space. As a result, Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge decided Sunday to waive former UNC standout Tyler Zeller–who was set to make $8 million this upcoming season. That money would have been guaranteed to Zeller had the team let him stay on the roster for another day. The 7-foot center played just 10 minutes per game with Boston last season, while posting averages of 3.5 points...

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NBA Free Agency: The Tar Heel Round-Up

UPDATED on Friday, July 15, 2016   The sports world was brought to its knees on the fourth of July when former Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant announced his intentions to sign with the Golden State Warriors in free agency–adding yet another layer to what was already the NBA’s most talented team. Durant’s spotlight-stealing moment came just days after the Memphis Grizzlies re-signed point guard Mike Conley–a solid starter, albeit one that’s never made an All-Star Game–to the largest contract in NBA history (five years, $153 million). A dramatic increase in the league’s salary cap caused by the league’s new...

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