Latest: Humphries, Howard, Thornton

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The Hawks will sign power forward Kris Humphries to a minimum-salary contract for the rest of the season, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Humphries was waived by the Suns following a trade from the Wizards.

The Mavericks have no interest in signing Rockets center Dwight Howard should he opt out of his contract and enter free agency this summer, per the Dallas Morning News.

Waived Rockets guard Marcus Thornton cleared waivers Sunday and is eligible to sign with any team, per ESPN.

Several teams are expected to make a run at forward Jason Thompson this week, per Amico Hoops. Thompson was waived by the Warriors to make room for the signing of Anderson Varejao.

Bucks forward Steve Novak will miss the rest of the season with a sprained MCL, per the team. Novak was signed off waivers last week.

Knicks interim coach Kurt Rambis on the team's playoff chances: "I know it's a long shot. I'm not delusional."

Former Nuggets and Timberwolves guard Sean Kilpatrick has signed a 10-day contract with the Nets, per the team.

Free agent guard Chris Douglas-Roberts will join the Texas Legends of the D-League, per Yahoo Sports. Douglas-Roberts was cut by the Pelicans in training camp.

Celtics second-round draft pick Marcus Thornton (No. 45 overall) has returned from playing in Australia and joined the Maine Red Claws of the D-League, per the Boston Globe.

The Pistons may have an interest in signing free agent guard Ray McCallum, per the Detroit Free Press. McCallum, waived by the Spurs to make room for Andre Miller, played collegiately at Detroit Mercy.

-- Sam Amico