Pacific Notes: Thomas, Clippers, Bazemore

July 3 at 6:38pm CDT By Eddie Scarito

News of Sacramento’s signing of Darren Collison was no shock to Isaiah Thomas, who fully expected the Kings to sign another point guard, tweets Jason Jones of The Sacramento Bee. Collison is under the impression he’ll start, and the Kings like Thomas as a sixth man, Jones says (on Twitter). Jones nonetheless suggests Thomas is unlikely to re-sign (Twitter link).

More from the Pacific Division:

  • Thomas’ preferred teams are the Lakers, the Heat, and the Pistons, reports Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News (Twitter link).
  • The Clippers want to use their mid-level exception on a big man, tweets Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times, and the team has considered Kris Humphries and Jason Smith, according to Arash Markazi of ESPNLosAngeles.com (Twitter link).
  • The Clippers have become the front-runner to land the Lakers free agent Jordan Farmar, reports Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports (Twitter link).
  • Spears also tweets that the Warriors reached out to Lakers free agent guard Kent Bazemore today.

Chuck Myron contributed to this post.

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