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Greg Slaughter finally broke his silence late Thursday night regarding his planned basketball sabbatical and denied on social media that trade rumors had something to do with his decision.
"There were many inaccurate theories about my recent decision," he wrote on Twitter late Thursday evening, adding that he hadn't refused to extend the contract because no deal was offered at all.
The 7-foot tall man wrote that he "never received a contract offer" and that he knew "no trade".
But a source told the investigator that the deal was ready to be made.
"It's not a rumor," said the insider, who asked for anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on the subject.
Another league source had previously informed the investigator that the deal that Slaughter had sent to NorthPort for Christian Standhardinger was "a closed deal" that Slaughter's decision to start a Sabbath year nullified has been.
As this developed, another player, who was named as being on the way to a high-profile transfer, shook rumors about his possible trade and said his focus was to help his team survive this season.
"I only do what is right," said Colombian star CJ Perez when asked if his name was in circulation as a potential trade item.
"When it comes to it, that's what it is," said the rookie draft's first overall selection in 2018 and the favorite who won the Rookie of the Year trophy. "This is basketball. We can never really make sure where we are going."
Perez, one of last season's top rookies, believes the Dyip will reach unexplored heights this season.
"We did really well in the past tunings," he said in Filipino. "We only miss a few players – Aldrech (Ramos) and Roosevelt (Adams) and are still working on our defense."
Colombian trainer Johnedel Cardel has previously suppressed the fact that he was buying Perez and has previously told the investigator that the esteemed Swingman from Lyceum will most certainly stay with Dyip.
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