Friday 31st July 2015,
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Raptors Hire Jerry Stackhouse as Assistant

Raptors Hire Jerry Stackhouse as Assistant

It had been rumored for a while now that Jerry Stackhouse has the coaching itch has been looking for a team to latch on as assistant coach. With all of these former players becoming a head coach with zero experience, it’s a wonder it took Stack this long. But he’s finally in and will be [...]

July 29, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Blake Griffin (Might Have) Thought DJ Did Right Thing Signing with Mavs

Blake Griffin (Might Have) Thought DJ Did Right Thing Signing with Mavs

It’s been almost a week since DeAndre Jordan’s infamous free-agent flip-flop, which means it’s time for all the behind-the-scenes rub to come out. On Monday, Tim MacMahon and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com published a fabulous in-depth analysis of what went down between Jordan, the Dallas Mavericks, the Los Angeles Clippers and DJ’s agents last week. [...]

July 14, 2015 admin Hot Seat, NBA 0

OKC Thunder Match Blazers’ $70 Million Offer Sheet to Enes Kanter

OKC Thunder Match Blazers’ $70 Million Offer Sheet to Enes Kanter

The Oklahoma City Thunder won’t be having problems filling in their center position. Having been initially offered a $70 million offer sheet from the Portland Trailblazers last Thursday, Kanter immediately signed it which forced the Thunder into a serious predicament. Without a doubt, the amount of money offered is not justifiable to this point for [...]

July 13, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

DeAndre Jordan Ignored Mark Cuban Re-Signs With Clippers

DeAndre Jordan Ignored Mark Cuban Re-Signs With Clippers

DeAndre Jordan is a baaaaaaaaaad man. After agreeing to sign with Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks, the rebounding and shot-blocking machine flip-flopped on his decision Wednesday, just before the NBA’s free-agency moratorium ended, electing instead to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. Things got weird and funny and ridiculous in the hours leading up to midnight, [...]

July 9, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

Ginobili Says He’s Not Retiring, Will Return Next Season

Ginobili Says He’s Not Retiring, Will Return Next Season

It seems like every summer there’s questions as to whether or not Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will be returning to the Spurs. Duncan has stated he’ll be back next year and today, Ginobili tweeted the same. I mean, after acquiring LaMarcus Aldridge, why would either of them decide to leave now? [...]

July 7, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Duncan, Parker and Pop to Pitch Aldridge on Joining Spurs

Duncan, Parker and Pop to Pitch Aldridge on Joining Spurs

The NBA dynasty that pitches star free agents together, stays together. Sometimes they even sign that superstar free agent in question. Depending on the person you talk to, and the time of today, and what color socks you’re wearing, LaMarcus Aldridge is a lock to join the San Antonio Spurs. Others claim that the Los [...]

June 30, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Pat Riley: Heat Want D-Wade for ‘Rest of His Career’

Pat Riley: Heat Want D-Wade for ‘Rest of His Career’

There’s been another development in the ongoing contract dispute allegedly taking place between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat. The dispute in question means nothing. That, or there is no dispute of which to speak. Maybe Pat Riley was riding the post-draft after scooping up Justise Winslow, a top-five talent, with the 10th pick, or [...]

June 26, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Charlotte Hornets Trade for Nicolas Batum and Jeremy Lamb

Charlotte Hornets Trade for Nicolas Batum and Jeremy Lamb

Sometimes the NBA is quiet ahead of its yearly draft. This is not one of those times. The Charlotte Hornets are making moves. Yes, plural. First, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported that the Hornets acquired Nicolas Batum from the Portland Trail Blazers. Here are the details on that one: Portland is finalizing a trade [...]

June 25, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lakers Pushing Hard for DeMarcus Cousins Trade

Lakers Pushing Hard for DeMarcus Cousins Trade

Draft season rumor-mill frenzy sequence, Take 1,268. The Los Angeles Lakers, owners of the No. 2 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, are trying to poach DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings. No, seriously. They are. From ESPN.com’s Marc Stein: The Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as one of the most determined trade suitors for Sacramento [...]

June 23, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rumor: Dwyane Wade and Lakers Have Mutual Interest

Rumor: Dwyane Wade and Lakers Have Mutual Interest

With free agency only two weeks away, the Dwyane Wade Saga continues to develop. The Miami Heat have just been given another reason to be concerned about their beloved superstar’s impending future, as a new report is linking Wade with the Lakers. It’s hard to imagine Wade leaving the Heat to be quite honest, however, [...]

June 22, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0