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Usually, a team picking up a 21-year-old former 60th overall pick with 11 career NBA minutes isn’t going to move the needle. But, sometimes, the player is the brother of the league MVP and the team is the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Lakers have signed Kostas Antetokounmpo, the younger brother of Giannis Antetokounmpo, to a two-way contract after claiming him off waivers from the Dallas Mavericks, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

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Following a wild start to the summer, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Boston Celtics are trending in opposite directions.

Despite losing Kyrie Irving, the Celtics are confident that the additions of Enes Kanter and Kemba Walker can help the team compete in a weak Eastern Conference. Meanwhile, the Thunder's hopes of competing are over after the team traded away their two biggest stars in Paul George and Russell Westbrook.

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The Oklahoma City Thunder are having a hard time finding anyone to take Chris Paul’s contract off their hands.

According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, based on conversations with NBA general managers, there is “almost no appetite” around the league to touch Paul’s contract, particularly the $44 million player option in 2021-22.

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Father time has yet to catch up to Korver’s shot, so there’s no telling how much longer he will keep suiting up. However, since his value comes from shooting, further deterioration on defense should not matter much, giving him a shot to continue moving up the record books.

Reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo will have an extra shooter for his next playoff run, as the Milwaukee Bucks agreed to a one-year deal with sharpshooter Kyle Korver.

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The Heat continues to fill out its training camp roster.

On Monday, the Heat signed Tennessee forward Kyle Alexander to an Exhibit 10 contract, which includes an invitation to training camp, according to multiple league sources. The deal is limited to a $50,000 guarantee and leaves the option open for Alexander to eventually play for Miami’s G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, after training camp.

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