While the rest of the NBA world is still caught up with the latest trade rumors and roster changes around the league, there is other notable news in the NBA this offseason. The fans are still in odd with the Kyrie Irving trade request, and everybody is still waiting to see where will Carmelo Anthony be before the season starts.

While all of this is happening, teams around the league are trying their best to make the right moves and improve before the start of the 2017/2018 season.

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Golden State Warriors are the defending champions, and every other team in the NBA is measuring themselves against them. Injuries often decide the outcome of the season, and it is almost inevitable that players get injured during the season and the offseason. Gerald Henderson is the latest example.

Henderson to undergo hip surgery

ESPN's Chris Haynes reported on Wednesday that Gerald Henderson has decided to have surgery on his hip that has been bothering him for some time now.

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ESPN also reports that this surgery could cause Henderson to miss the entire 2017/2018 season, but the player himself hasn't ruled out a possible return late in the season. The 29-year old expects to be on an NBA roster by the time the 2018/2019 starts.

Gerald Henderson was drafted by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2009 NBA Draft as the 12th overall pick.

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He spent the first six seasons of his career with Charlotte, before joining the Portland Trail Blazers in 20015. In the summer of 2016, Henderson decided to join the Philadelphia 76ers and last season he played 72 games for Philadelphia. He averaged 9.2 points and 2.6 rebounds per game while shooting 42% from the field last season.

His best year was during the 2012/2013 campaign with the Bobcats when he averaged 15.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.

At 6-foot-5 Henderson has great size for the shooting guard position in the NBA, and he has proven over the years that he can score when given the opportunity. He will turn 30 in December, and many teams in the NBA would benefit from having him on the roster.

Jones takes his talents to China

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported that Terrence Jones would play in China next season as he signed a one-year deal worth $2 million with China's Qingdao.

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The 6-foot-9 power forward played 51 games for the Pelicans last season and averaged 11.5 points and 5.9 rebounds per game with New Orleans. Jones was the 18th pick in 2012, drafted by the Houston Rockets. He has played five seasons in the NBA and holds career averages 10.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game while shooting 50% from the floor.

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