July 9 7:12 AM PT8:12 AM MT9:12 AM CT10:12 AM ET14:12 GMT22:12 7:12 AM MST9:12 AM EST18:12 UAE16:1210:12 ET9:12 AM CT13:12 - The Toronto Raptors waived oft-traded guard Luke Ridnour. Analysis: Toronto acquired Ridnour and cash considerations from the Oklahoma City Thunder on June 30 for the draft rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. After averaging four points and two assists for Orlando last season, he was dealt to Charlotte last month in a deal involving Memphis and then almost immediately sent to the Thunder along with a conditional 2016 second-round draft pick for guard Jeremy Lamb.
June 30 8:12 AM PT9:12 AM MT10:12 AM CT11:12 AM ET15:12 GMT23:12 8:12 AM MST10:12 AM EST19:12 UAE17:1211:12 ET10:12 AM CT14:12 - The Oklahoma City Thunder have sent Ridnour and cash to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for a trade exception and the rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic. The Thunder will have one year to exercise the trade exception. Analysis: Ridnour averaged 4.0 points per game for Orlando last season. He has played for five teams in 12 years, and has a career scoring average of 9.3 points per game. The Thunder acquired Ridnour and a conditional 2016 second-round draft pick last week from the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for guard Jeremy Lamb.
June 25 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST19:27 UAE17:2711:27 ET10:27 AM CT14:27 - The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired forward Matt Barnes from the Charlotte Hornets for Ridnour, who later was sent to Oklahoma City. Analysis: Ridnour is 34 and averaged 4 points and 2 assists for the Orlando Magic this season. The Grizzlies acquired him Wednesday for the rights to forward Janis Timma, a second-round draft pick in 2013.
June 24 9:36 AM PT10:36 AM MT11:36 AM CT12:36 PM ET16:36 GMT0:36 9:36 AM MST11:36 AM EST20:36 UAE18:3612:36 ET11:36 AM CT15:36 - A person familiar with the deal says The Orlando Magic have agreed to send reserve point guard Luke Ridnour to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for the rights to forward Janis Timma. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not officially been announced. The trade was first reported by Yahoo Sports. Analysis: The 34-year-old Ridnour appeared in 47 games last season for the Magic, averaging four points and two assists per game. He has played a total of 12 seasons in the NBA for five different teams.
Mar. 4 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:5823:58 ET10:58 PM CT3:58 - Ridnour is out with a strained right hamstring. Analysis: He's considered day to day.
July 25 1:30 PM PT2:30 PM MT3:30 PM CT4:30 PM ET20:30 GMT4:30 1:30 PM MST3:30 PM EST0:30 UAE (+1)22:3016:30 ET3:30 PM CT19:30 - The Orlando Magic filled out their rotation in the backcourt with the signing of Ridnour. Magic general manager Rob Hennigan announced the addition on Friday. Details were not disclosed. He is expected to serve as Orlando's third point guard behind Victor Oladipo and rookie Elfrid Payton. Analysis: The 33-year-old Ridnour appeared in 61 games last season with Milwaukee and Charlotte. He started the season with the Bucks before being traded to the Hornets in late February. The 14th overall pick in 2003 the draft, Orlando becomes Ridnour's fifth NBA team. He has career averages of 9.6 points, 4.6 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game.