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“We’ve come to a verbal agreement,” Dumars said. “Once it’s official, then I can get more detailed about why buyout instead of amnesty.”

Later Friday night, a message appeared on Hamilton’s Twitter account: “Thank u to all my Detroit fans. Love all of u. U will always have a special place in my heart. Yessssssirrrrr”

A possible landing spot for him might be Chicago, where incumbent shooting guard Keith Bogans was not practicing as the Bulls opened training camp.

Detroit re-signed Tayshaun Prince to what was expected to be a $27 million, four-year contract. The Pistons added four players — Jake Voskuhl, Kareem Rush, Walker Russell Jr. and Brian Hamilton — to their training camp roster, and re-signed forward forward Jonas Jerebko. He partially ruptured his right Achilles tendon in the Pistons’ first preseason game at Miami last year, missing the entire campaign.

Roger Mason, a key figure in the lockout talks throughout the offseason, signed with the Washington Wizards, announcing his move on Twitter. And Toronto completed a deal with center Jamaal Magloire, the first Canadian-born player to sign with the Raptors.