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Millsap Opting Out of Contract

Millsap Opting Out of Contract

It appears Paul Millsap will become an unrestricted free agent this summer. According to ESPN sources, Millsap has informed the Atlanta Hawks he’s opting out of the $21.4-million player option on his deal. This comes as no surprise as most expected the 32 year old to opt out of his final year in order to [...]

May 22, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Draymond Green Thinks Klay Thompson’s Absence from an All-NBA Team is Trash

Draymond Green Thinks Klay Thompson’s Absence from an All-NBA Team is Trash

Not one member of the Golden State Warriors earned First-Team All-NBA honors on Thursday. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant both received Second-Team bids, while Draymond Green snagged Third-Team dap. Klay Thompson was the only member of the Core Four excluded from the the All-NBA party, and that left Green pretty heated, per ESPN.com’s Chris Haynes: [...]

May 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Celtics President Danny Ainge Says Boston Has ‘Touch Choice’ to Make with No. 1 Pick

Celtics President Danny Ainge Says Boston Has ‘Touch Choice’ to Make with No. 1 Pick

The Boston Celtics have champagne problems. After winning the NBA’s draft lottery on Tuesday night, via a Brooklyn Nets picks swap, they must decide who they’re going to select or for whom they’ll trade their spot. Danny Ainge indicated as much, per 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Brian Robb: Ainge also admitted the Celtics have been [...]

May 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Magic Asked Cavaliers for Permission to Speak with GM David Griffin, But Cleveland Hasn’t Responded

Magic Asked Cavaliers for Permission to Speak with GM David Griffin, But Cleveland Hasn’t Responded

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin continues to operate without a contract extension, which is weird. The Cavaliers won a title last season, and he’s responsible for many of the savviest post-LeBron James moves this franchise has made, despite its glaring lack of flexibility. The Orlando Magic, who remain in the hunt for a successor [...]

May 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LaVar Ball is Convinced Lonzo Ball Will Be Drafted by Los Angeles Lakers

LaVar Ball is Convinced Lonzo Ball Will Be Drafted by Los Angeles Lakers

LaVar Ball has no doubt his son, Lonzo, will trade in his UCLA jersey for Los Angeles Lakers garb at this June’s draft. Holster your “The lottery is rigged!” takes for another time. This has nothing to do with existing knowledge, and everything to do with LaVar’s commitment to treating his gut feelings as future [...]

May 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Harden, Westbrook, Irving Among NBA Players Who Seek Advice from Kobe

Harden, Westbrook, Irving Among NBA Players Who Seek Advice from Kobe

Kobe Bryant has his hand in a lot of things since retiring from the NBA after last season. Including, well, the NBA. We already know that Isaiah Thomas and Kobe have been chatting on the regular since the playoffs started. But he revealed to ESPN.com’s Jackie MacMullan that the player he affectionately termed “Mighty IT” [...]

May 12, 2017 admin NBA 0

Mike D’Antoni Confirms What We Already Knew: He Left Knicks in 2012 Because of Carmelo Anthony

Mike D’Antoni Confirms What We Already Knew: He Left Knicks in 2012 Because of Carmelo Anthony

Why, yes, the relationship between Mike D’Antoni and Carmelo Anthony during their brief time together with the New York Knicks really was that bad. So bad, D’Antoni quit. And he clearly, and finally, admitted as much to ESPN The Magazine‘s Tim Keown: In New York in 2012, after Anthony said the team needed to choose [...]

May 11, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kyle Lowry Confirms He’ll Opt Out of Contract, Denver Nuggets Might Be His ‘Top Option’

Kyle Lowry Confirms He’ll Opt Out of Contract, Denver Nuggets Might Be His ‘Top Option’

So much for Kyle Lowry’s return to the Toronto Raptors being a formality. The 31-year-old confirmed on Monday, a mere 24 hours after his team was eliminated from the playoffs by the Cleveland Cavaliers, that he would be opting out of his contract this summer: We knew this was coming, so it’s not news. But [...]

May 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

There Were ‘Late-Season Rumblings’ Kyle Lowry Would Leave Raptors for Western Conference Team

There Were ‘Late-Season Rumblings’ Kyle Lowry Would Leave Raptors for Western Conference Team

Kyle Lowry watched from the sidelines as his Toronto Raptors got bounced by the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the second round. It was the second tilt in a row he missed after sustaining an ankle injury in Game 2. It may also be the last time he watches a Raptors game as a [...]

May 8, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBPA Director Michele Roberts Says Phil Jackson Tried to ‘Shame’ Melo Out of New York

NBPA Director Michele Roberts Says Phil Jackson Tried to ‘Shame’ Melo Out of New York

Michele Roberts, the executive director of the National Basketball Player Association, still isn’t cool with how New York Knicks team president has treated Carmelo Anthony. Like, she’s not even a little bit over it. In an interview with Harvey Araton for The Vertical, she accused Jackson of trying to purposefully run the All-Star forward out [...]

May 4, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0