Hamed Haddadi Weighing NBA, Overseas Offers

Free agent center Hamed Haddadi is still looking for work for the 2013/14 season, and is currently mulling offers from teams in the NBA and China, according to Arash Markazi of ESPNLosAngeles.com (via Twitter). I would guess that Haddadi's offers from CBA teams include more assurances when it comes to role and salary, whereas NBA interest may be limited to camp invites.

Haddadi, 28, has been linked primarily to the Knicks since being released by the Suns in June, with several reports indicating that New York had interest in the big man. The most recent story, earlier this month, suggested the Knicks' interest had dissipated, but that report came a couple days before Jeremy Tyler underwent foot surgery, which may have put the club back in the market for a center. Haddadi also reportedly worked out for the Pelicans.

The Grizzlies and Raptors both included Haddadi in trades prior to the deadline last season, with the five-year veteran ultimately ending up in Phoenix. He finished the year strong, averaging 4.1 PPG and 5.1 RPG in just 13.8 MPG in 17 contests for the Suns. A month ago, when I examined the remaining free agents with the best rebounding numbers, Haddadi ranked atop the list.

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