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Hedo Throws a Curveball

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It was originally reported that Hedo would sign with the Portland Trailblazers.  It was also reported that Marion was close to a deal with the Raptors.  All that changed just now.

Source: Turkoglu changes mind on Blazers - NBA - Yahoo! Sports

Free agent Hedo Turkoglu(notes) has backed out of his commitment to the Portland Trail Blazers and could be signing with the Toronto Raptors, a source close to the talks told Yahoo! Sports on Friday night. Turkoglu had agreed on a five-year, $50 million deal with the Blazers, but changed his mind and could be headed for a five-year, $56 million deal with the Raptors. Toronto would have to renounce three free agents – Shawn Marion, Carlos Delfino and Anthony Parker – to create the cap space for Turkoglu. Apparently, the Blazers are already busy exploring other free-agent options for the $9 million in salary-cap space. Five years ago, Turkoglu was close to signing with the Phoenix Suns that now-Toronto GM Bryan Colangelo was running, but changed his mind and went to the Orlando Magic.

So now I believe that means Marion, Delfino, and Parker are all unrestricted free agents.

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