Former North Carolina center Brendan Haywood has been claimed by the Bobcats, the team announced Saturday.
Elton Brand has been claimed off amnesty waivers by the Dallas Mavericks for a winning bid of $2.1 million, according to sources close to the process.
The Clippers did manage to acquire a point guard even after the collapse of their trade for Chris Paul by unexpectedly claiming Chauncey Billups off waivers.
NBA teams found out Wednesday that the salary cap for next season will be nearly $2 million higher than anticipated, providing extra unforeseen cap space to several teams.
Sources say the Lakers pulled their offer to forward Lamar Odom.
There's plenty to do in the Midwest Division, namely the Rockets' importing of Yao Ming to America.