This is the July 5, 2012 news archive. View today's Trail Blazers rumors and news.
The agent for Portland restricted free-agent Nicolas Batum tells The Associated Press that his client has reached a verbal agreement with the Timberwolves on a new deal and wants the Blazers to let him go to Minnesota.
Clippers Making MovesJul 5ESPN Los Angeles Arash Markazi on the Clippers bringing back Chauncey Billups and adding Jamal Crawford.
Sam Amick: Rockets going after Knicks' LinJul 5One day after the Knicks missed out on free agent point guard Steve Nash and hours after they surprisingly landed former Dallas point guard Jason Kidd, the Houston Rockets made a strong attempt to steal New York's restricted free agent point guard, Jere…
Source: Lin to sign offer sheet with RocketsJul 5Jeremy Lin has verbally agreed to sign a four-year offer sheet with Houston Rockets on July 11, according to a source close to the talks.
Sam Amick: Raptors set to acquire PG Kyle Lowry in trade with RocketsJul 5The Raptors have landed a top-tier point guard, after all.
Sam Amick: Jamal Crawford, Chauncey Billups agree to deals with ClippersJul 5With the future of point guard Chris Paul on the line in the coming season, the Clippers added to his supporting cast on Thursday. A source close to the situation confirmed that guard Jamal Crawford has agreed to sign with the Clippers on a four-year de…