Tuesday August 30th, 2016

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The NBA off-season is in a quiet point with training camps not starting for another month, but there is still plenty of buzz around the league as teams are trying to put the finishing touches on their rosters via free agency or through trades. 

The Miami Heat may get a welcome boost from Chris Bosh, who expects to be cleared to return to the team for training camp, according to ESPN's Michael Wallace

Check out the latest NBA news and rumors below.

• Free-agent guard Lance Stephenson worked out for the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, reports Brett Dawson of the New Orleans Advocate.

• The Indiana Pacers have expressed interest in signing free-agent big man Kevin Seraphin, reports Jorge Sierra of HoopsHype.

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• The Philadelphia 76ers plan to release center Tibor Pleiss, reports David Pick of Bleacher Report. They acquired Pleiss in a trade with the Utah Jazz on Friday.

• The Milwaukee Bucks announced they have re-signed forward Steve Novak.

• Veteran forward Jason Thompson has signed a deal to play in China after playing for the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors last season, reports Pick.

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• Free-agent forward Travis Wear has signed a training camp deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

• The Lakers also announced they have signed undrafted rookie big man Zach Auguste.

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