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AP source: Payton II to join Blazers on $28M, 3-year dealSAN FRANCISCO (AP) Gary Payton II is returning to his Pacific Northwest roots, agreeing to a $28 million, three-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers. A person with direct knowledge of the deal confirmed on Friday that Payton would depart the NBA champion Golden State Warriors to join a backcourt alongside Damian Lillard and lottery pick Shaedon Sharpe, selected with the seventh overall pick in last Thursday’s draft. When the season ended, longtime journeyman Payton acknowledged he couldn’t wait to finally get his payday in free agency.
Lonnie Walker to LakersShams Charania: Free agent Lonnie Walker IV has agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania What’s the buzz on Twitter? Michael Singer @ msinger Speaking out loud: $7+ million …
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Eddie House: What Malcolm Brogdon trade means for Marcus SmartMalcolm Brogdon adds depth to the Celtics’ backcourt, but it also gives head coach Ime Udoka a decision to make with Marcus Smart. Former Celtics guard Eddie House explained what he believes the trade means for the Defensive Player of the Year.
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