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Carmelo Anthony Remains Dead Set on Getting Knicks to Trade Him to Houston Rockets

Carmelo Anthony Remains Dead Set on Getting Knicks to Trade Him to Houston Rockets

Carmelo Anthony isn’t about to do the New York Knicks any favors. To the contrary, he seems prepared to restrict their movement even further than before. Though it was initially believed Anthony would accept a trade to either the Cleveland Cavaliers or Houston Rockets, his list has shrunk to include just the latter, according to [...]

July 26, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron James ‘Eager’ for Cleveland Cavaliers to Trade Kyrie Irving After Signing Derrick Rose

LeBron James ‘Eager’ for Cleveland Cavaliers to Trade Kyrie Irving After Signing Derrick Rose

Now that the Cleveland Cavaliers have officially signed Derrick Rose, as first reported by The Vertical’s Shams Charania, LeBron James is ready to move on from Kyrie Irving, who has requested a trade out of Ohio, away from the confines of the four-time MVP’s shadow. You might even say James is eager to see Irving [...]

July 25, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chicago Billboard Calls for GM Gar Foreman’s Firing

Chicago Billboard Calls for GM Gar Foreman’s Firing

Not long ago seen as a championship contenders and one of the best run franchises in the NBA, the Chicago Bulls have fallen on hard times and a series of questionable personnel decisions have led to a lot of angst among fans. That anger has reached a new level apparently, as a new #FireGarPax (referring [...]

July 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

T’Wolves, Wiggins Working on Extension

T’Wolves, Wiggins Working on Extension

According to a report from ESPN.com Thursday morning, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Andrew Wiggins are working on a five-year, $148 million extension. The organization and Head Coach Tom Thibodeau announced they were working on an extension Wednesday, but the numbers for a potential deal weren’t reported until this morning. According to NBA rule, in order [...]

July 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron “Frustrated and Concerned” with Cavs Off-Season

LeBron “Frustrated and Concerned” with Cavs Off-Season

The Cavaliers off-season hasn’t exactly been one to write home about. After losing to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals in five games, Cleveland has done the following to the roster and front office this off-season: Re-Sign Kyle Korver Sign Jose Calderon Sign Jeff Green Sign Cedi Osman Not renew General Manager David [...]

July 18, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Grouping the NBA Teams in Tiers for 2017-18 Season

Grouping the NBA Teams in Tiers for 2017-18 Season

We have arrived at mid-July in the 2017 NBA off-season and with all of the big names off of the free agency board and only one real star caliber player on the trade market (or not apparently? Who knows), it is a good time to analyze the state of affairs of all 30 NBA teams [...]

July 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA to Move Trade Deadline to February 8

NBA to Move Trade Deadline to February 8

One of the major traditions associated with NBA All-Star Weekend every year is the proliferation of NBA trade rumors, those days are officially over. Traditionally the NBA trade deadline is the Tuesday after the NBA All-Star Weekend, but now the deadline has been moved up to February 8. This is a smart move for the [...]

July 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lakers Sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope for $18 Million

Lakers Sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope for $18 Million

After being renounced by the Pistons and becoming an unrestricted free agent last week, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope instantly became the most valuable free agent on the open market (restricted free agency is not an open market). While the Nets decided to pass on Pope while waiting on the Wizards to match their $100 million offer for [...]

July 12, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Houston Rockets Prioritizing Carmelo Anthony Trade Following James Harden Extension

Houston Rockets Prioritizing Carmelo Anthony Trade Following James Harden Extension

What’s next for the Houston Rockets after trading for Chris Paul and signing James Harden to a four-year, $170 million extension? If they have their way, a Carmelo Anthony trade, according to ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst: The Rockets have fast-tracked the Harden extension with the arrival of All-Star guard Chris Paul and are [...]

July 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Mavericks May Be Favorites to Sign Derrick Rose—Especially After Knicks Overpaid Tim Hardaway Jr.

Mavericks May Be Favorites to Sign Derrick Rose—Especially After Knicks Overpaid Tim Hardaway Jr.

When the sun finally sets on a bizarre 2017 free-agency period, Derrick Rose (probably) won’t be a member of the New York Knicks. But he could be on the Dallas Mavericks. Per the New York Post‘s Marc Berman: Rose has been most linked to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks—only one of [...]

July 7, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0