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Power forward Brandon Bass agreed with the Lakers on a deal, according to a source, though terms were not available. Ron Hoskins/NBAE/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Lakers continued to fill out their roster through free agency by reaching an agreement with Boston Celtics power forward Brandon Bass, a source told ESPN.com.

Terms were not disclosed and are dependent on what other roster moves the Lakers make once players are able to sign contracts starting on Thursday.

The 30-year-old Bass, a 10-year veteran out of LSU, has earned a reputation as one of the most durable players in the league, having missed one game since the beginning of the 2012-13 season and none in the past two seasons.

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Omri Casspi returning to Sacramento (July 06, 2015)
Marc Stein [ Source: ESPN ]


Veteran swingman Omri Casspi has agreed to terms on a new deal that will keep him with the Sacramento Kings, according to league sources.

Sources told ESPN.com that Casspi and the Kings are finalizing a two-year, $6 million deal to keep the first Israeli in NBA history with the franchise that drafted him and reacquired him last summer.

Casspi flourished in the second half of last season under new Kings coach George Karl and joins Rajon Rondo, Marco Belinelli and Kosta Koufos as players to strike free-agent agreements with Sacramento.

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Cory Joseph, Toronto Raptors agree to four-year, $30 million deal (July 06, 2015)
Chris Broussard and Brian Windhorst [ Source: ESPN ]

Fourth-year guard Cory Joseph (left) is leaving San Antonio, having agreed to a four-year contract with the Raptors. Bill Baptist/Getty Images

The Toronto Raptors have reached agreement on a four-year, $30 million deal with point guard Cory Joseph, league sources told ESPN on Sunday.

The contract will have a player option for the fourth season.

Joseph leaves the San Antonio Spurs, where he backed up Tony Parker for the first four years of his career.

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Stevenson's Jalen Brunson averaged 23.3 points per game as a senior and was named the Pioneer Press All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Brian O'Mahoney, Pioneer Press

Jalen Brunson finished with a team-high 14 points, chipped in seven assists and grabbed five rebounds, as the United States defeated Croatia 79-71 in overtime to capture the gold medal of the FIBA U-19 World Championships in Heraklion, Greece.

Branson also played 40 minutes and was named tournament most valuable player, joined on the all-tournament team by American high school player Harry Giles, Tyler Dorsey (Greece/Oregon), Furkan Korkmaz (Turkey) and Marko Arapovic (Croatia).
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Giles, one of the most coveted prospects in the 2016 class, struggled from the field, hitting just 4-of-20 shots. The U.S. became the first repeat champion since it accomplished the feat in 1983.

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San Miguel Beer import Arizona Reid tries to get past the defense of Rain or Shine counterpart Wendell McKines. Sports5/Pranz Kaeno Billones

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters and the San Miguel Beermen seek to win take the pivotal Game Three of their semifinals showdown to move just a win away from the championship round of the PBA Governors’ Cup Monday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Game-time is set at 7 p.m. live on TV5.

Both teams are looking to grab a crucial 2-1 series lead, aiming to come close to entering the championship round against the Alaska Aces, which completed a masterful sweep against erstwhile back-to-back champions Star Hotshots.

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Jeremy Evans, right, averaged 6.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game last season for the Jazz. Russ Isabella/USA Today Sports

High-flying free agent forward Jeremy Evans has agreed to join the Dallas Mavericks, he announced on Twitter.

Sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein that Evans, 27, will sign a two-year deal for the veteran's minimum.

The 6-foot-9 Evans, the 2012 NBA slam dunk champion, spent the first five seasons of his career with the Utah Jazz.

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Rain or SHine's JR Quiñahan tying to stop San Miguel Beer's June Mar Fajardo. Sports5/Paul Ryan Tan

MANILA, Philippines -- Other than contributing occasionally from the three-point zone, Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao expects backup center JR Quinahan to make life more difficult for San Miguel Beer’s ace slotman June Mar Fajardo in the ongoing PBA Governors Cup semifinal series.

The heavyweight Rain or Shine big man played heavy minutes on Saturday after starting center Beau Belga, the other half of the dreaded ‘Extra Rice Inc.’, failed to play in Game Two due to a right ankle sprain.

Quinahan finished with a near double-double of 11 points and eight rebounds, while making sure Fajardo, the league’s reigning MVP won’t do his usual damage in the paint.

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Lou Williams received 78 of a possible 130 first-place votes for the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award. Tom Szczerbowski/USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a three-year, $21 million contract with free-agent guard Lou Williams, sources told ESPN.com.

News of the deal, which cannot become official until Thursday, was first reported by Real GM.

Williams played last season with the Toronto Raptors and enjoyed a career year. He averaged a career-best 15.5 points in 80 games to win Sixth Man of the Year honors.

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Alaska import Romeo Travis. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Alaska import Romeo Travis has been given the nickname "Midrange Murderer" by fans for his efficient jumpers throughout the Governors' Cup. But while he does have the sweet stroke, he only occasionally takes shots from beyond the arc.

Just a few days ago, the southpaw big man turned to twitter to explain his shooting philosophy.

"I'm able to shoot them, I'd just rather shoot something that I feel more confident in going in," he told reporters after the Aces clinched a finals berth with an 82-77 victory over Star Hotshots.

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Rodney Stuckey returning to Pacers (July 06, 2015)
Brian Windhorst [ Source: ESPN ]

Rodney Stuckey turned a veteran's minimum contract last season into a new three-year, $21 million deal with the Pacers, according to his agent. Ron Hoskins/Getty Images

The Indiana Pacers have reached an agreement on a three-year, $21 million deal with free-agent guard Rodney Stuckey, agent Paolo Zamorano told ESPN.com.

The contract will have a player option for the third season.

The Pacers cleared the cap space needed to re-sign Stuckey after they agreed to trade Roy Hibbert to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday. That move opened up $15.5 million in space, and the Pacers moved quickly to bring back Stuckey, who had offers from several other teams. Before the trade, the Pacers weren't able to make a competitive offer.

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