The Jazz announced this week that Dante Exum has a torn ACL in his left knee, confirming initial fears in the wake of the injury he suffered Tuesday while playing for the Australian national team. He’ll inevitably require surgery, and while Utah didn’t specify a timetable for recovery, it seems likely that the point guard will miss all of the 2015/16 season. Here’s the rest of the happenings from the week that was…
Free Agent Signings
- The Knicks signed center Kevin Seraphin.
- The Magic inked Melvin Ejim to a training camp deal.
- The Cavaliers signed Richard Jefferson.
- The Pacers intend to sign unrestricted free agent Toney Douglas.
- The Raptors and undrafted Ohio State point guard Shannon Scott agreed to a training camp deal.
- The Celtics and Malcolm Miller agreed to a training camp deal.
- The Knicks signed Thanasis Antetokounmpo.
- The Celtics agreed to a deal with Coty Clarke.
- The Clippers signed point guard Pablo Prigioni.
- The Mavs re-signed Charlie Villanueva.
- The Mavericks signed center Samuel Dalembert.
- The Spurs agreed to a deal with undrafted guard Keifer Sykes.
- The Nuggets re-signed Darrell Arthur.
You can stay up to date on all of the signings with Hoops Rumors’ free agent tracker.
2015 NBA Draft Pick Signings
You can stay up to date on all of the 2015 NBA Draft signings here.
- The Pacers are expected to purchase the D-League’s Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
- The Hawks hired Michael Blackstone as an assistant GM, John Treloar as director of player personnel, and promoted Jeff Peterson to director of scouting.
- The Nuggets and Danilo Gallinari signed a renegotiation and extension.
- Semaj Christon, the 55th pick in the 2014 draft, signed with Italy’s Vuelle Pesaro.
- The Raptors promoted Teresa Resch to Vice President, Basketball Operations and Player Development and Dan Tolzman to Director, Player Personnel.
- Former lottery pick Joe Alexander turned down a Summer contract offer from the Celtics and instead signed a deal with Banco di Sardegna Sassari of Sardinia.
- Aaron Craft, who made 50 appearances for the Warriors’ D-League affiliate last season, signed a deal with the Hungarian team Szolnoki Olaj.
- The full roster for the upcoming Team USA minicamp was announced.