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The Wizards are in advanced talks with free agent power forward J.J. Hickson, per Yahoo Spots. Hickson's contract was bought out by the Nuggets last week.

The Sixers are preparing to make Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder a maximum level contract when he hits free agency this summer, per the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Free agent forward Andrea Bargnani has received a contract offer from the Greek club Olympiacos, per

The Lakers are thinking about shutting down rookie forward Larry Nance Jr. for the rest of the season to allow soreness in his surgically repaired right knee to heal, per coach Byron Scott.

Several NBA teams are interested in signing free agent forward MichaelBeasley, per the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Beasley just completed his season in China.

Grizzlies center Marc Gasol will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his broken right foot, per the team.

The Pistons plan to sign power forward Justin Harper of the D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders to a 10-day contract, per Yahoo Sports.

The Celtics are in no hurry to sign someone to fill their vacant roster spot, per MassLive. The roster spot was created when the team waived big man David Lee last week.

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Heat backup point guard Beno Udrih will undergo surgery to repair damage to his right foot and miss the remainder of the season, per Yahoo Sports.

The Rockets have assigned rookie forward Sam Dekker to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League, per the team.

Former St. Mary's (Calif.) guard Stephen Holt has agreed to a contract with Spanish club Andorra, per Eurobasket News. Holt attended training camp with the Cavaliers prior to last season.

Former LaSalle forward Jerrell Wright has agreed to sign with Hungarian club Alba, per Amico Hoops.

-- Sam Amico