Western Notes: Miller, Bosh, Tucker, Mavs

The Rockets and the Mavericks are interested in Mike Miller, reports Mark Stein of ESPN.com (Twitter link). The Nuggets have the best financial offer on the table for Miller, but Dallas, Houston, and the Cavaliers offer him a better chance to play for a winner, tweets Stein.

More from out west:

  • The Pelicans extended a two-year contract offer to undrafted free agent center Patric Young, reports David Pick of Eurobasket (Twitter link).
  •  In addition to the Rockets and Heat, Chris Bosh was also being pursued by the Nuggets, Suns, and Lakers, notes Tom Haberstroh of ESPN.com. On why he chose to re-sign with Miami, Bosh said, “There were very enticing offers. There was some surprising advances made in everything, but I ultimately decided to stay in Miami. I think it was the right choice. I benefit from it, the team will benefit from it, from here. My heart was in Miami. I wanted to be there and keep my family there and build relationships and really keep building on something special.
  • It was a long road for P.J. Tucker, but the hard work paid off with his new contract with the Suns, writes Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic.
  • Mavericks‘ president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson would like to re-sign free agent center Bernard James, tweets Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Nelson said, “We love to be able to have Sarge [James] back because of his shot blocking.” James averaged 0.3 BPG in 30 games last season for Dallas.
  • Mavs owner Mark Cuban suggested that Chandler Parsons was the team’s top free agent target all along, writes Bryan Gutierrez of ESPNDallas.com. Cuban said, “I looked at all the main guys that were young that we thought would be available and we loved his game. We liked him the best of all the free agents and that was point one.” In the article Cuban also said that if he was in the Rockets position, he would have matched their offer sheet on Parsons.
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7 thoughts on “Western Notes: Miller, Bosh, Tucker, Mavs

  1. Miguel

    Wtf Donnie Walsh isn’t the president of basketball ops for Dallas, it’s Donnie Nelson. Never visiting this site again.

    • Carl Glover

      I get why you would be turned off, but this site is pretty accurate (almost always) and I enjoy it. Folks make mistakes, don’t turn off so quickly.

    • Eddie Scarito

      My humanity is proven once again. Fixed it right after publishing. Sorry about any confusion.

    • Kevin6CD

      If you’re going to overreact like this to a simple error involving a mix-up of two basketball names, then you should probably take the time you spend on the internet and go get some psychiatric help instead.

  2. victor gonzales

    i was a big parsons fan and its sad to see him go .. but at that price you are paying him to be one of the best players on the court and i just dont think he is … his jumper has funky mechanics that make him streaky.. he is not gonna blow past most of his defenders ..and he does not step up in BIG games … all in all yes he MAY get better and the mavs are placing a 46 million dollar bet that he does… but i dont see it i think he is a 16 ppg 5 rb 4 ast guy in this league…

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