Adrian Wojnarowski: John Wall is planning to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers once he clears waivers, sources tell ESPN.
Source: Twitter @wojespn
What’s the buzz on Twitter?
Bobby Marks @BobbyMarks42
Houston trims the roster down to 18 guaranteed contracts after the John Wall buyout.
$30M below the luxury tax and plenty of options either in the trade market or free agency this offseason.
Eric Gordon is the lone player earning $10M+ – 9:52 PM
Andrew Greif @AndrewGreif
The last time John Wall played an NBA game, in April 2021, he played the Clippers.
Afterword, Paul George said this of a friend he’s known since he and Wall worked out at times at the same pre-draft facility: pic.twitter.com/AdUQ3PoLEc – 9:49 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Something to note with the John Wall buyout: When players are still making a huge sum like Wall, they’re often more open to taking a minimum deal while still getting paid by their former team. It may not take the MLE for a team to land Wall. It might, but not a lock by any means. – 9:35 PM
Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes
Yahoo Sources: John Wall and Houston Rockets agree to secure a buyout that will allow the star guard to hit the 2022 free agency class. sports.yahoo.com/sources-john-w… – 9:32 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
On the new @FrontOfficeShow we talked John Wall a looming buyout. @Trevor_Lane and I talked about how much Wall would likely give back to get free. You’ll have to watch/listen to hear our thoughts on the matter. Link to come when the show is live! – 9:28 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
If the Rockets are gonna buy John Wall out can the Lakers at least throw them a second-round pick to make the Russ swap? Like come on, if they’re not willing to make an aggressive trade, can they at least get the probably washed point guard instead of the definitely washed one? – 7:18 PM
Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Bradley Beal, P.J. Tucker, John Wall, Kevon Looney (and more) all feature prominently in my latest around-the-league notes column as we dribble closer to Thursday’s opening bell in free agency: marcstein.substack.com/p/my-nba-free-… – 2:18 PM
Kelly Iko @KellyIkoNBA
Sources: A breakup between John Wall and the Rockets is gaining momentum, with both sides expected to meet this week with Wall’s hope of a resolution — a trade or more likely a buyout — by the June 30 start of free agency.
theathletic.com/3383768/2022/0… – 10:35 AM
Kane Pitman @KanePitman
New @lockedonbucks 🦌
-Some context to Hugo Besson’s season with the New Zealand Breakers
-Why Dante Exum would be a savvy FA signing
-Is anybody tempted by taking a look at John Wall?!
🎙️ https://t.co/fq5or75rZX pic.twitter.com/T4tqRgq2M9 – 8:00 AM
More on this storyline
Adrian Wojnarowski: Other teams are calling to pursue Wall in free agency, but his intention is to join the Clippers, sources tell ESPN. -via Twitter @wojespn / June 27, 2022
Chris Haynes: Five-time NBA All-Star John Wall will secure a buyout with the Houston Rockets and become an unrestricted free agent, league sources tell @YahooSports. -via Twitter @ChrisBHaynes / June 27, 2022
Tim MacMahon: Source: Rockets and John Wall have reached a buyout agreement, shaving $6.5 million off of his $47.4 million salary. -via Twitter @espn_macmahon / June 27, 2022