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Multiple NBA Teams See Derrick Rose as ‘Potential’ Trade Target

Multiple NBA Teams See Derrick Rose as ‘Potential’ Trade Target

We interrupt your Carmelo Anthony trade speculation to bring you this Derrick Rose rumor. Multiple teams, it seems, consider Rose a “potential” trade target leading into the Feb. 23 deadline, according to ESPN.com’s Ian Begley: Multiple teams view Rose as a potential trade target, according to league sources. It would be surprising if the Knicks [...]

February 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

GQ: Iman Shumpert & Teyana Taylor are the Sexiest Couple on the Planet

GQ: Iman Shumpert & Teyana Taylor are the Sexiest Couple on the Planet

According to GQ, Iman Shumpert and Teyana Taylor are the hottest couple. Shumpert and Taylor have had an amazing year. Not only did Shumpert bring home Cleveland’s first sports championship in 52 years, but the couple got married in the same bathroom that Shumpert helped Taylor deliver their first child in. In an interview with [...]

February 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Raptors GM on Re-Signing Serge Ibaka This Summer: ‘It’s Extremely Important’

Raptors GM on Re-Signing Serge Ibaka This Summer: ‘It’s Extremely Important’

There’s no question the Toronto Raptors made a good move by acquiring Serge Ibaka from the Orlando Magic. The first-round pick they’ll give up probably won’t turn into anything, and Terrence Ross was made expendable by the emergence of Norman Powell. Still, the Raptors aren’t out of the woods yet. Aside from actually incorporating Ibaka [...]

February 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Magic Johnson Admits He’d Like to Be Lakers’ President of Basketball Operations—Jim Buss’ Job

Magic Johnson Admits He’d Like to Be Lakers’ President of Basketball Operations—Jim Buss’ Job

If Magic Johnson has his way, Jim Buss won’t be the Los Angeles Lakers’ Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for much longer. No, seriously, he said as much (kind of) during an appearance on ESPN’s First Take, per the Los Angeles Times’ Tania Ganguli (h/t Silver Screen and Roll): Don’t worry Lakers fans, I’m [...]

February 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Magic Trade Ibaka to Raptors for Ross, 1st Round Pick

Magic Trade Ibaka to Raptors for Ross, 1st Round Pick

News came down early Tuesday afternoon that the Orlando Magic have agreed to send free agent to be Serge Ibaka to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for scoring wing Terrance Ross and the Raptors 2017 first round pick, as first reported by The Vertical. Not to toot my own horn, but I predicted and called [...]

February 14, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Philadelphia 76ers Appear on Verge of Trading Jahlil Okafor (Finally)

Philadelphia 76ers Appear on Verge of Trading Jahlil Okafor (Finally)

Jahlil Okafor’s name has been bandied about the NBA’s trade rumor mill all season, and it finally appears as if the Philadelphia 76ers are on the verge of sending him elsewhere. First, there was this from Philly.com’s Keith Pompey: The Sixers appear to be getting closer to moving their third overall pick in the 2015 [...]

February 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Joke’s on Phil Jackson: Carmelo Anthony May Stay with Knicks Out of Spite for Zen Master

Joke’s on Phil Jackson: Carmelo Anthony May Stay with Knicks Out of Spite for Zen Master

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is trying very, very, ridiculously, embarrassingly hard to get Carmelo Anthony to waive his no-trade clause before the Feb. 23 deadline. And he’s failing. Anthony, in fact, seems more motivated than ever to stick with New York, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski: New York Knicks president Phil Jackson’s [...]

February 9, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Sacramento Kings Sending ‘Mixed Signals’ on DeMarcus Cousins Trade Front

Sacramento Kings Sending ‘Mixed Signals’ on DeMarcus Cousins Trade Front

This will-they-or-won’t-they game with the Sacramento Kings is getting kind of old. DeMarcus Cousins is slated for free agency in 2018, theoretically creating a sense of urgency throughout the Kings organization. They need to decide whether they’re going to trade him soon, lest they eventually lose him for nothing or be forced to accept pennies [...]

February 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chicago Bulls Have Talked to Philadelphia 76ers About Trading for Jahlil Okafor

Chicago Bulls Have Talked to Philadelphia 76ers About Trading for Jahlil Okafor

Okay, seriously: What in the actual effing eff are the Chicago Bulls doing. The point guard rotation is a mess. Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade seem like they hate everyone else on the team. Head coach Fred Hoiberg is being criticized for not generating more shooting from a roster that isn’t built to shoot. The [...]

February 3, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Knicks Want Kevin Love, Cavs Want Carmelo Anthony, But Cleveland Still Won’t Trade Love for Melo

Knicks Want Kevin Love, Cavs Want Carmelo Anthony, But Cleveland Still Won’t Trade Love for Melo

The New York Knicks still want Kevin Love. The Cleveland Cavaliers, apparently, want Carmelo Anthony. Will the two sides make a deal? Nah. From ESPN.com’s Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein: The New York Knicks continue to pursue Kevin Love in advance of the Feb. 23 trade deadline despite the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ unwillingness to part with [...]

February 2, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0