Sam Dalembert is not in the deal. He will be waived today.
New York Post "Knicks center Samuel Dalembert admitted the Knicks’ season has been “a tragedy’’ and a “tragic thing.’’ And there’s a chance he could escape it soon because of a quirk in his contract. Only $1.8 million of Dalembert’s $3.8 million pact is guaranteed. Non-guaranteed NBA contracts become fully..." January 05
One center readily available on the market for Cleveland, but assuredly a last resort: New York's Sam Dalembert.
New York Post "Coach Derek Fisher finally pulled the plug on Samuel Dalembert as starting center before the Knicks’ 90-87 loss to the Cavaliers Thursday night at the Garden. Dalembert, who had started the first 19 games, has been a major disappointment offensively, showing bad hands, a poor shot and the..." December 05
New York Post "Old center, meet the new center. Knicks legend Willis Reed graced West Point and Knicks training camp Wednesday and stopped for a chat with the franchise’s likely new starting center, Samuel Dalembert. The 33-year-old Haitian is not trying to fill Reed’s immense shoes — but will attempt to fill..." October 02
ESPN "As far as president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson is concerned, the Mavericks don’t have to make a decision about Samuel Dalembert’s partially guaranteed contract this summer. That decision has already been made. The Mavs signed Dalembert to a two-year deal this summer, but only..." April 01
Dallas Morning News "Dallas Mavericks center Samuel Dalembert will get an MRI tonight on his left shoulder, which was injured in the first half on Monday in a 102-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. He iced it at halftime and tried to play in the third quarter but said it felt “like somebody was sticking a needle..." January 21
Dallas Morning News "Samuel Dalembert was held out of Sunday's game against New York because he was late to Saturday's workout session, coach Rick Carlisle said. It's the second time this season the Dallas Mavericks' usual starting center has been late for a practice. He was lifted as the starter against..." January 06
Dallas Morning News "DeJuan Blair received his second consecutive start at center Saturday in place of Samuel Dalembert and drew the defensive assignment on Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge. Coach Rick Carlisle said Dalembert was out of the starting lineup for Wednesday’s win at New Orleans because of matchups...." December 08
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "It’s become obvious that the Dallas Mavericks might not advance far this season unless they can find a way to keep Samuel Dalembert out of foul trouble. That became evident Friday night against the Indiana Pacers. When Dalembert had just one foul, the Mavs led the much taller Pacers at..." October 27
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "It took only one game for center Samuel Dalembert to redeem himself after the underwhelming performance he turned in Monday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. During Wednesday’s 95-90 triumph over the Memphis Grizzlies at the FedEx Forum that squared the Mavs’ preseason record at 1-1..." October 10
ESPN "It took one preseason game for the Dallas Mavericks’ new starting center to feel the wrath of coach Rick Carlisle. Carlisle doesn’t believe Samuel Dalembert is in the shape necessary for him to be a quality starting center and told the big man as much after the Mavs’ 94-92 loss Monday night to..." October 08
Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks and Samuel Dalembert continue to negotiate a free-agent deal, and a source said Saturday that both sides seem optimistic that an agreement will be reached, and that they are inching in that direction. Dalembert remains the best center available on the open market. There may be..." July 14
CSN Northwest "The Portland Trail Blazers have inquired about the services of free agent center Samuel Dalembert, CSNNW.com has learned. The 6-11 center is said to be “intrigued” with the possibilities of joining the Trail Blazers. Portland reached out to Dalembert early on in the free agency process, but so..." July 02
Fox Sports Florida "Samuel Dalembert is now facing the Miami Heat. Next season, he has interest in playing for them. The Milwaukee Bucks center becomes a free agent this summer. Dalembert, who had discussions about joining the Heat before last season, expects they again will be in the mix. “The Heat will be..." April 22
Fox Sports Wisconsin "The Milwaukee Bucks have suspended center Samuel Dalembert for one game without pay due to a violation of team policy, general manager John Hammond announced Tuesday. Dalembert, 31, will serve his suspension Tuesday night when the Bucks play in Dallas. After rejoining the Bucks rotation in..." February 26
The Bucks have suspended center Samuel Dalembert for one game without pay due to a violation of team policy. Dalembert will serve his suspension tonight when the Bucks play at Dallas.
Fox Sports Wisconsin "It's natural for a human being to long to feel needed or wanted. There was a stretch of time this season in which Bucks center Samuel Dalembert felt neither. More often than not in professional sports, players used to playing a big role that suddenly find themselves not playing at all sulk,..." February 13
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Samuel Dalembert was at such a low point he didn't know how to react. In his basketball life, it was an unexpected drop into the depths of despair. But the 31-year-old veteran tried not to show it while still being a positive example for his younger Milwaukee Bucks teammates. He wasn't..." February 09
Word is Bucks have been shopping Sam Dalembert thanks to emergence of Larry Sanders. Let's see if Sammy's 35 & 12 has impact on interest