UPDATE: D-Will Clears Waivers, To Join Cavs – Point guard Deron Williams has cleared waivers and has informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he will sign with them, sources told ESPN on Saturday. Williams negotiated his release from the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday after he wasn’t dealt at this week’s trade deadline. Williams, who cannot sign with the Cavs until Monday, will sign for the rest of the season for the veteran’s minimum, sources told ESPN, which will cost the Cavaliers $900,000 in salary and luxury tax.
Hawks Suspended Schroder After Visa Delays PG – The Atlanta Hawks suspended Dennis Schroder for one game after the point guard failed to return to the team on time following the All-Star break. Schroder told reporters Friday that he returned to his native Germany for the break but did not have a visa on his new passport. Schroder needed to go to Berlin to obtain a new one, causing him to miss Atlanta’s practices Wednesday and Thursday.