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Bibby receives buyout from Wizards, hopes to play for contender


Bibby receives buyout, hopes to play for contender

The Washington Wizards reached a buyout agreement Monday with Mike Bibby, freeing the veteran guard to attempt to join an NBA contender. The terms were not disclosed, but a person with knowledge of the situation said Bibby sacrificed a "substantial" amount of money for his freedom. The Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers and possibly Denver Nuggets are believed to have interest in Bibby, 32, whom the Wizards acquired from the Atlanta Hawks in a trade involving Kirk Hinrich. Mustafa Shakur, who recently completed his second...