Rumor Roundup: Plumlee, Pistons, Bulls

Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee will reportedly become a restricted free agent at season's end.

A contract extension for Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee prior to Monday’s deadline appears unlikely, per CSSNW.

The Pistons are getting closer to a move to downtown Detroit, owner Tom Gores says, per MLive.com.

The Bulls have exercised the contract options of small forward Doug McDermott, power forward Bobby Portis and guard Jerian Grant, per the team.

The Thunder have exercised the options on guard Cameron Payne and forward Josh Huestis, per the team.

Former No. 1 overall draft pick Greg Oden says his basketball-playing days are finished, per the Indianapolis Star. (Amico Hoops post.)

The Bucks have exercised the rookie-scale option on guard Rashad Vaughn’s contract, per the team.

Former NBA guard Nick Johnson has agreed to a contract with German club Bayern Munich, per international basketball reporter David Pick.

The Grizzlies have exercised the contract option on forward Jarell Martin, per the team.

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The Cavaliers are answering the phone but not actively looking to trade guard Iman Shumpert, per a team source in cleveland.com.

But an opposing GM texted Amico Hoops about the report: “Guess I’m not sure what actively means. That’s news to me and probably about six other (team executives).”

The Cavs only have a passing interest in free agent point guard Jarrett Jack, per a league source.

Retired NBA star Kevin Garnett remains on the Cavs’ radar as a consultant, per Yahoo Sports. (Amico Hoops report.)

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins says he is happy and “likes” new coach Dave Joerger, per the Sacramento Bee.

The Kings are hoping to host the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, per NBA.com.

Former NBA forward Chase Budinger has signed a contract with Baskonia of Spain, per basketball journalist David Pick. Former NBA guard Shane Larkin and forward Andrea Bargnani also play for the club.

Nets center Brook Lopez has become “an awkward fit” under new coach Kenny Atkinson, per the New York Post.

Per Newsday, Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and coach Jeff Hornacek understand the early frustrations of point guard Derrick Rose. (Full report.)

Hoops Rumors has compiled a list of players who cannot be traded until Dec.15. View it here.

The website compiled a separate list of players who can’t be traded until Jan. 15. View it here.

In case you missed it: Seattle may be getting closer to landing an NBA franchise. Read more here from the Seattle Times.

Free agent point guard Josh Magette has signed a contract with the D-League, per D-League Digest. Magette’s rights are held by the LA D-Fenders. He was waived by the Hawks last week.

Former NBA swingman Lamar Patterson has signed to play in the D-League, per D-League Digest. Patterson is expected to join the Reno Bighorns, the Kings’ D-League affiliate.

Undrafted guard Yogi Ferrell (Indiana) will join the Long Island Nets of the D-League, per Scout.com.

Free agent swingman C.J. Leslie has signed with the Raptors 905 of the D-League, per The Step Back.

The Magic are hoping to decide on the location of their D-League affiliate within the next month, per the Orlando Sentinel.

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The Hawks have signed free agent guard Dennis Schroder to a four-year contract extension worth more than $62 million, per ESPN.

Free agent guard R.J. Hunter has signed a one-year contract with the Bulls, per ESPN. Hunter was released by the Celtics last week.

The Lakers have exercised the 2017-18 contract options of D’Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr., and Julius Randle, per the team.

The 76ers have exercised the 2017-18 contract options of Joel Embiid, Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas, per RealGM.

Free agent guard Briante Webber has signed with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League, per D-League Digest.

Free agent point guard Jannero Pargo has signed with the Oklahoma City Blue of the D-League, per D-League Digest.

Free agent guard Spencer Dinwiddie has signed with the Windy City Bulls of the D-League, per The Step Back.

Former Bucks forward Johnny O’Bryant has signed with the D-League and is eligible for the Oct. 30 draft, per The Step Back.

Free agent small forward Axel Toupane will return to Raptors 905 of the D-League, per D-League Digest.

Free agent swingman Jarell Eddie has agreed to return to the Austin Spurs of the D-League, per D-League Digest.

Free agent forward Vince Hunter has signed to return to the Reno Bighorns of the D-League, per The Step Back.

Former Trail Blazers forward Cliff Alexander has signed with the Erie BayHawks of the D-League, per The Step Back.

Former Jazz small forward J.J. O’Brien has signed with the D-League and will play for the Salt Lake City Stars, per D-League Digest.

Free agent center Michael Dunigan will return to the Canton Charge of the D-League, per The Step Back.

Per the RealGM transactions log:

Jordan Adams, previously with the Grizzlies, became a free agent.

Ben Bentil, previously with the Pacers, became a free agent.

Anthony Brown, previously with the Lakers, became a free agent.

Dionte Christmas, previously with the Sixers, became a free agent.

Matt Costello, previously with the Grizzlies, became a free agent.

Isaiah Cousins, previously with the Kings, became a free agent.

Jordan Farmar, previously with the Kings, became a free agent.

Alonzo Gee, previously with the Pelicans, became a free agent.

Archie Goodwin, previously with the Suns, became a free agent.

P.J. Hairston, previously with the Rockets, became a free agent.

Dahntay Jones, previously with the Cavaliers, became a free agent.

Shawn Long, previously with the Sixers, became a free agent.

Ray McCallum, previously with the Pistons, became a free agent.

Mitch McGary, previously with the Thunder, became a free agent.

Lamar Patterson, previously with the Kings, became a free agent.

Brandon Paul, previously with the Sixers, became a free agent.

Gary Payton II, previously with the Rockets, became a free agent.

Ronnie Price, previously with the Thunder, became a free agent.

Pablo Prigioni, previously with the Rockets, became a free agent.

Kaleb Tarczewski, previously with the Thunder, became a free agent.

James Webb III, previously with the Sixers, became a free agent.

Chris Wright, previously with the Thunder, became a free agent.

Yi Jianlian, previously with the Lakers, became a free agent.