National Basketball Association roundup

National Basketball Association roundup
By Reuters

19/07/2017 at 03:13Updated 19/07/2017 at 03:16

July 18 (The Sports Xchange) - Guard Manu Ginobili is eying a 16th season with the San Antonio Spurs, ESPN reported.

Ginobili reportedly is finalizing terms on a deal that will allow him to play in the 2017-18 season and put off retirement for at least one more year.

The soon-to-be 40-year-old has not publicly divulged his plans following the Spurs' ouster in the Western Conference final by the eventual champion Golden State Warriors.

Ginobili is a four-time NBA champion, an Olympic gold medalist with Argentina and a Euroleague MVP. He averaged a career-low 7.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists last season, during which he made $14 million.


The Toronto Raptors made it official Tuesday, signing veteran swingman C.J. Miles to a multi-year deal.

The team did not release contract details for Miles, who was acquired from the Indiana Pacers in a sign-and-trade deal July 9. He reportedly agreed to a three-year, $25 million deal with a player option on the final season.

Miles, 30, averaged 10.7 points and shot a career-best 41.3 percent from 3-point range last season.


The Cleveland Cavaliers signed forward Cedi Osman to a contract, the team announced.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the club, but the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that it was a three-year pact for $8.3 million. The Cavs are also paying $700,000 toward Osman's $1 million buyout of his contract with Anadolu Efes, his Turkish club.

Osman has spent the last five seasons with Anadolu Efes in the Turkish Basketball League first division, and averaged 13.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals last season.


The Toronto Raptors signed forward Kennedy Meeks, the team announced.

Terms of the contract were not disclosed for Meeks, an undrafted free agent out of defending national college champion North Carolina.

The 6-foot-10 Meeks played for the Raptors' entry in NBA summer league team in Las Vegas, averaging 11.3 points and 5.5 rebounds over four games.


Toronto Raptors guard Malcolm Miller underwent ankle surgery and is expected to be sidelined for 12 weeks, the team said.

Miller signed the team's two-way contract on July 9 after participating in the Raptors' free agent camp.

Miller averaged 7.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 18.7 minutes last season for Alba Berlin of the German Bundesliga.