Skip to content

Marcus Camby clears waivers, reportedly deciding between Heat, Bulls, and Rockets

Jul 21, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT

Memphis Grizzlies v New York Knicks Getty Images

Marcus Camby cleared waivers as expected on Sunday, and is now an unrestricted free agent.

While the Rockets were reported to be the “leading contender” for Camby’s services, there are two other teams believed to still be in the running, as well.

From Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida:

With Marcus Camby having cleared waivers sources said his 3 finalists are the Heat, Rockets and Bulls. He will decide in the next few days

Camby accepted a buyout from the Raptors after being traded there in the deal that sent Andrea Bargnani to the Knicks, and did so specifically to have an opportunity to play for a contender.

All three of these teams fit the bill, obviously, and Camby can be an elite presence on the boards, even at this advanced stage of his career.

Quality bigs are in short supply in the NBA, and Camby’s presence on a postseason roster, if he’s healthy and able to contribute, could turn out to be an important one in helping an elite team advance through the playoffs.

Latest Posts
  1. Rumor: Thunder promised to draft Cameron Payne No. 14

    May 29, 2015, 12:43 PM EDT

    Cameron Payne, Reece Chamberlain AP

    Believable, but is that why it’s believed?

  2. Report: Cavaliers could activate Anderson Varejao in NBA Finals if necessary

    May 29, 2015, 12:04 PM EDT

    Chicago Bulls v Cleveland Cavaliers - Game One Getty Images

    Varejao was slated to miss the entire season with an Achilles tear

  3. Dwight Howard suspended one game after foul switcheroo

    May 29, 2015, 11:17 AM EDT

    Dwight Howard, Klay Thompson Dwight Howard, Klay Thompson

    NBA gives Rockets center a flagrant foul, rescinds technical fouls for him and Andrew Bogut

  4. Report: Magic could hire Scott Skiles as soon as today

    May 29, 2015, 10:54 AM EDT

    Scott Skiles AP

    Contract negotiations reportedly ongoing

  5. National Spelling Bee co-champion wore LeBron jersey under dress shirt

    May 29, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT

    Gokul Venkatachalam predicts Cavaliers in 6

  6. Report: Fred Hoiberg still expected to become Bulls’ next coach

    May 29, 2015, 9:08 AM EDT

    Fred Hoiberg AP

    Iowa State coach reportedly had concerns about NBA jump due to health

  7. Three coaches who may replace Tom Thibodeau in Chicago

    May 29, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    150529_Hoiberg Getty Images

    They want Fred Hoiberg, but does he want them?

  8. Report: Kevin Love going to “look around” this summer as free agent; Celtics, Lakers, Rockets possible

    May 29, 2015, 8:00 AM EDT

    Kevin Love AP

    I expect Love will stay with the Cavaliers this summer, but a lot of people around the league are not so convinced.

  9. Report: Pelicans interviewed Vinny Del Negro for head coaching position

    May 28, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT

    Vinny Del Negro AP

    Tough to see him as a stronger candidate than at least two others. Unless …

  10. Report: ‘At least three’ Bulls starters ripped Tom Thibodeau during exit interview

    May 28, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

    Getty Images Getty Images

    Players supposedly said they’d avoid team facility this summer if Thibodeau remained the head coach.

Did Chicago do the right thing in firing Thibodeau?

Despite ending, Hawks had season to remember
Top 10 NBA Player Searches
  1. S. Curry (8145)
  2. K. Love (6161)
  3. K. Irving (6093)
  4. K. Korver (4863)
  5. L. James (4665)
  1. K. Bryant (3803)
  2. D. Howard (3755)
  3. K. Durant (3715)
  4. A. Varejao (3650)
  5. A. Horford (3637)