Theo Pinson re-sigs with Nets
Former Tarheel Theo Pinson has signed a two-year deal with the Brookly Nets. Pinson was on a two-way contract last year, splitting time in the G-Leauge and on the Nets. Pinson, who originally went undrafted, averaged 4.5 points per game, two rebounds per game and 1.2 assists per game last season with the Nets.
🚨 OFFICIAL: We have re-signed guard/forward Theo Pinson! 🚨 pic.twitter.com/2znKxAHNpU
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) July 9, 2019
Tyus Jones signs an offer sheet with Memphis
Former Duke basketball player and the older brother of Tre Jones, Tyus Jones has signed a three-year $28 million dollar contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. Jones played for the Minnesota Timberwolves last season, where he posted his carrer high of 6.9 points per game, 2 rebounds per game, 4.8 asssists per game and an NBA record assist to turnover rate of 6.8-1. Jones will likely play behind Ja Morant who Memphis drafted with the second overall pick this year.
After not being able to find common ground on what his agent considered to be a fair deal, restricted free agent Tyus Jones will sign a 3-year, $28 million dollar offer sheet with the Memphis Grizzlies his agent Kevin Bradbury of BDA Sports told ESPN.
— Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) July 8, 2019
Up to this point, Jones has played all four years of his NBA career with the Timberwolves. Minnesota has the ability to match the offer from Memphis if they choose to do so.
UNC lands 4-star DL Myles Murphy
In-State 2020 defensive lineman Myles Murphy committed to the Tarheels becoming their 21st commitment in the 2020 class. Murphy is the highest-rated commit in UNC’s class, and committed to the Tarheels over Alabama, South Carolina, Florida and many other schools. At 6-foot-4, Murphy brings size and ability to North Carolina’s defensive line.
— InsideCarolina (@InsideCarolina) July 8, 2019