31 Oct 2006 06:42:59
Patricia Bender
News from October 29 and 30, 2006


News from October 29.

Red Auerbach died at age 89. Auerbach joined the Boston Celtics in 1950
as a coach and has been a part of team in some capacity ever since.

Miami released Vincent Grier.

Denver exercised their 07-08 options for J.R. Smith and Linas Kleiza.



News from October 30.

New Orleans signed David West to a 5 year, $45 million contract
extension.

Seattle signed Luke Ridnour to a 3 year, $18 million contract extension.

Utah exercised their 07-08 option for Deron Williams.

Portland exercised their 07-08 options for Jarrett Jack and Martell
Webster.

Charlotte released Kevin Burleson.

Chicago released Luke Schenscher.

Indiana released James White and John Edwards.

The LA Lakers released Devin Green.

New York released Jalen Rose.

New Jersey released Darvin Ham.

Utah released Hiram Fuller.

Washington released Mike Hall.

The 2006-07 regular season starts tonight. Let the games begin!


Schedule for Tuesday, October 31 [All times Central]
Chicago @ Miami 7:00 pm TNT
Phoenix @ LA Lakers 9:30 pm TNT


[Admin note: I'm in the middle of a mini-vacation and I'll double check
the opening day rosters on Thursday to see if there are any more releases
that occurred to set the opening day rosters (normally a couple slip
through the cracks). patricia ]


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