• by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Report: Pelicans sign Kendrick Perkins to one-year deal

    The Pelicans signed center Kendrick Perkins to a one-year deal worth the veteran minimum, sources told ESPN. Perkins averaged 3.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 68 games last season.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Report: Cavs' Kendrick Perkins involved in domestic dispute

    Cavaliers center Kendrick Perkins was reportedly involved in a domestic dispute early Wednesday morning, according to police reports obtained by Cleveland.com The alleged incident occurred along a road in Westlake, Ohio. A witness called 911 to report the disturbance between Perkins and his wife. "Looks like the woman is hitting the man and he's trying to get out of the car parked on the side of the road," the caller said. Neither Perkins or his wife were arrested during the altercation. The Cavaliers are aware of the incident and they said Perkins will travel with the team to Chicago for Game 6 on Thursday, reports the Akron Beacon Journal.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Cavaliers sign Kendrick Perkins, will play Tuesday

    The Cavaliers announced they signed center Kendrick Perkins on Tuesday. Perkins will be available to play in Tuesday's game at Detroit. In 51 games, Perkins is averaging 4.0 points and 5.5 rebounds. The Cavaliers are 6 1/2-point favorites.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Kendrick Perkins clears waivers, expected sign with Cavaliers

    It's long been expected for forward Kendrick Perkins to clear waivers following his buyout with the Jazz. That has now happened with Perkins officially a free agent, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Perkins is expected to sign with the Cavaliers, though that hasn't officially happened yet. Assuming everything checks out for Perkins with his physical upon signing with the Cavs, Perkins could be available to play in Tuesday's game against the Pistons.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Report: Cavaliers center Kendrick Perkins could play Tuesday

    Center Kendrick Perkins could be available for the Cavaliers on Tuesday, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Perkins was signed by the Cavaliers on Saturday. Before this, Perkins was traded from the Thunder to the Jazz on Thursday. The Jazz then bought out Perkins' contract, making him a free agent. Perkins is scheduled to have a team physical Monday, and upon passing it, he would be available for the Cavaliers the following day. The Cavaliers travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Report: Kendrick Perkins will sign with Cavaliers

    Kendrick Perkins will sign with the Cavaliers after completing his buyout with the Jazz. The center was traded to the Jazz on Thursday, and he chose the Cavs over the Clippers, according to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski, who spoke to Perkins' agent, Arn Tellem. The opportunity for playing time was a major factor in his decision. Perkins is averaging 4.0 points and 5.5 rebounds this season.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Report: Cavaliers most likely landing spot for Kendrick Perkins

    The Jazz are negotiating a contract buyout with center Kendrick Perkins, acquired in a trade on Thursday. When the deal gets done, the Cavaliers are the frontrunners to pick him up, a league source informed Yahoo Sports. According to a report by Northeast Ohio Media Group, Perkins wants to sign with a contender and the Cavs are "an attractive destination". The Rockets, Bulls and Hawks are also options.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Report: Jazz to buy out Kendrick Perkins' contract

    Center Kendrick Perkins is slated to be a member of the Jazz for a only few hours. According to a report from ESPN.com, the Jazz are planning to buy out Perkins' contract. The Thunder traded Perkins to the Jazz in a three-way deal that also involved the Pistons. The major moves of this deal were the Thunder sending Perkins to the Jazz, the Jazz sending center Enes Kanter to the Thunder and the Pistons sending Kyle Singler to the Thunder. With the Jazz planning to buy out Perkins' contract, the Mavericks and Bulls top the list of potential suitors for the center, per Yahoo! Sports. The Cavaliers and Clippers are also reportedly interested in the veteran big man.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Report: Pistons acquire Jackson from Thunder in three-team deal

    The Thunder agreed to trade guard Reggie Jackson to the Pistons, a source told Yahoo Sports. As part of the trade, the Thunder will trade center Kendrick Perkins to the Jazz , while the Jazz will send center Enes Kanter to the Thunder. The Pistons will also send Kyle Singler and D.J. Augustin to the Thunder. The Jazz also obtained the draft rights to center Tibor Pleiss from the Thunder as well as a protected future first-round pick, Grant Jerrett and a second-round pick from Detroit, reports ESPN. The Jazz will send Steve Novak to the Thunder.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Kendrick Perkins suspended one game for Friday's scuffle

    The NBA announced that Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins has been suspended one game without pay for initiating contact (headbutt) with Tyreke Evans of the Pelicans on Friday. Perkins will serve his suspension Sunday against his former coach, Doc Rivers and the Clippers. Mitch McGary will likely serve as Steven Adams' primary backup while Perkins serves his suspension.