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Tristan Thompson Feels He Can Get Max From Raptors Next Summer

Tristan Thompson Feels He Can Get Max From Raptors Next Summer

Tristan Thompson appears to be holding firm on his demands for more money. He reportedly turned down a 5-year, $80 million deal from the Cavs because he feels he deserves the max. He’s so set on that notion because he feels he can get that money from Toronto next summer. At what point does the [...]

August 31, 2015 admin Hot Seat, NBA 0

Look: Anthony Davis is Beefing Up In Off-season Training

Look: Anthony Davis is Beefing Up In Off-season Training

It’s apparently not enough that Anthony Davis is honing his three-point shot this summer. He’s Hulking up as well. Per Jim Eichenhofer of Pelicans.com (h/t Bleacher Report), Davis, who is listed at 220 pounds, has packed on 12 pounds of muscle this offseason. And Eichenhofer posted the pictures to prove it: Through diet/lifting, Anthony Davis [...]

August 28, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Charlotte Hornets Agree to 4-Year Extension with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Charlotte Hornets Agree to 4-Year Extension with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is worth more than Kemba Walker. Sort of. The Charlotte Hornets took care of their impending restricted free agent point guard ahead of last season, electing to lock him up on a four-year, $48 million extension rather than allowing him to test the semi-open waters. Walker remains one of the most inefficient floor [...]

August 25, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Report: Lakers Interested in Bringing Back Metta World Peace

Report: Lakers Interested in Bringing Back Metta World Peace

A very familiar face could be headed back to the NBA. Metta World Peace has been spending most of his time overseas, playing in China and Italy over the past two seasons. The last time we saw him play in the NBA was with the New York Knicks in 2014, during which he averaged 4.8 [...]

August 25, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

J.R. Smith Announces He Is Returning to the Cavaliers

J.R. Smith Announces He Is Returning to the Cavaliers

The J.R. Smith era will continue in Cleveland. Smith has been twisting in the wind after opting out of the last year of his previous deal, leaving roughly $6.4 million on the table. Though there have been reports that he’s fielded lucrative offers from other teams while also keeping in contact with the Cavaliers, the [...]

August 21, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Fan Follows Steph Curry For 30 Miles Seeking Autograph

Fan Follows Steph Curry For 30 Miles Seeking Autograph

Fan is short for fanatic and we sometimes lose sight of that. The NBA boasts the league with the most recognizable individual players, and that’s not really arguable. This can be good and bad, however. In the case of Steph Curry, this was less than desirable, as a car apparently followed him and his family [...]

August 20, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

Tim Duncan Should Win The Nicest Opponent Ever Award

Tim Duncan Should Win The Nicest Opponent Ever Award

So we’ve already established that Tim Duncan is super generous by NBA standards. But, as it turns out, his friendliness extends to his opponents. Duncan won the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award on Wednesday, a distinction that recognizes preeminent leaders, serial selflessness and phenomenal mentors And, from a San Antonio Spurs perspective, it’s easy [...]

August 20, 2015 admin NBA 0

Cavaliers Offer J.R. Smith Less Than His Players Option Would’ve Paid Him

Cavaliers Offer J.R. Smith Less Than His Players Option Would’ve Paid Him

J.R. Smith turned down his $6.4 million option from the Cavaliers in hopes that he would receive more than that on the open market. That hasn’t exactly happened and he hasn’t garnered much interest. The Cavs have reached out to Smith to retain his services for less than he would’ve received had he not declined [...]

August 18, 2015 admin Hot Seat, NBA 0

Charles Barkley Thinks 2015-16 Should Be Kobe’s ‘Farewell Tour’

Charles Barkley Thinks 2015-16 Should Be Kobe’s ‘Farewell Tour’

Charles Barkley is hoping Kobe Bryant knows when to call it quits. And he’s also hoping Kobe calls it quits after next season. While speaking with Frank Isola and Brian Scalabrine on SiriusXM NBA Radio (h/t Fox Sports), the former NBA star and current TNT analyst provided his thoughts on Kobe’s 20th season: I hope [...]

August 17, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

Portland Blazers GM Dishes on LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers’ New Direction

Portland Blazers GM Dishes on LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers’ New Direction

The Portland Trail Blazers’ offseason did not go as planned, and General Manager Neil Olshey knows it. Last summer, it was expected that they would retain LaMarcus Aldridge, re-sign Wesley Matthews, extend Damian Lillard and probably keep Robin Lopez, and then run it back with the same core for a few years until their title [...]

August 14, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0