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NBA Execs Consider Rockets Favorites to Land Carmelo Anthony, with Heat, 76ers, Lakers Looming

NBA Execs Consider Rockets Favorites to Land Carmelo Anthony, with Heat, 76ers, Lakers Looming

The Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes are heating up…kind of. Though the Oklahoma City Thunder have yet to officially part ways with their overpriced and unhappy forward, more than a few teams are already vying to become his next landing spot. The Houston Rockets appear to be the early frontrunners, because, well, they’ve been circling Anthony since [...]

July 9, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chris Paul and Rockets GM Daryl Morey Laugh Off Rumors That They’re ‘Beefing’

Chris Paul and Rockets GM Daryl Morey Laugh Off Rumors That They’re ‘Beefing’

So much for Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets not being on the same page. Last week, just after the NBA draft, Fox Sports’ Chris Broussard said the he had been told there was “tension” brewing between Paul and the team surrounding his next contract: Many wrote off this slant at the time. If any [...]

June 26, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

On Heels of Trade Request, Kawhi Leonard Meets with Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich

On Heels of Trade Request, Kawhi Leonard Meets with Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich

Kawhi Leonard and San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich have officially met. What that means for their future together, though, remains unclear. After requesting a trade through the media, apparently without notifying the Spurs, Leonard met with Pop in San Diego on Tuesday, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania: The meeting between the two [...]

June 20, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lakers and Clippers ‘Concerned’ About Trading for Kawhi Leonard Due to Quad Injury

Lakers and Clippers ‘Concerned’ About Trading for Kawhi Leonard Due to Quad Injury

There might be a chance that neither the Los Angeles Lakers nor Los Angeles Clippers fully commit themselves to the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes. Granted, it’s a slim chance. Hollywood in general is considered his preferred landing spot. But the possibility exists that neither team will throw everything they have, plus the kitchen sink, at the [...]

June 18, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

There’s ‘Growing Belief’ That Paul George Will Re-Sign with Oklahoma City Thunder

There’s ‘Growing Belief’ That Paul George Will Re-Sign with Oklahoma City Thunder

Already have your Paul George Los Angeles Lakers jersey on custom order? Well, not so fast. It’s apparently looking more and more like he could stick with the Oklahoma City Thunder. From The New York Times‘ Marc Stein: There is a growing belief around the league that Oklahoma City has a far better chance to [...]

June 13, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rumor: Boston Celtics ‘Scared’ of Losing Kyrie Irving in Free Agency Next Summer

Rumor: Boston Celtics ‘Scared’ of Losing Kyrie Irving in Free Agency Next Summer

The Boston Celtics haven’t even had Kyrie Irving on their roster for a year, and yet they’re already afraid of losing him. During a conversation on Yahoo Sports’ NBA podcast with Shams Charania, Chris Mannix said that the organization is seriously worried about losing the All-Star point guard in free agency next summer when he [...]

June 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chris Paul Reportedly Already Recruiting LeBron James to Rockets

Chris Paul Reportedly Already Recruiting LeBron James to Rockets

Well, that didn’t take a long. The Houston Rockets aren’t yet a full five days into their offseason, and Chris Paul is already thinking about next year. More specifically, he’s already thinking about playing with LeBron James. And his recruitment process is officially underway, according to The New York Times‘ Marc Stein: Don’t get me [...]

June 1, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron James, The King

LeBron James, The King

The debate needs to end. The negativity needs to end. In 2003, I was able to witness LeBron James make his professional debut. The gym at the University of Massachusetts-Boston was packed. The last game of the night at the Reebok Summer League was between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. The basketball was [...]

May 28, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

CJ McCollum Sounds Like He Expects Paul George to Sign with Lakers in Free Agency

CJ McCollum Sounds Like He Expects Paul George to Sign with Lakers in Free Agency

For any Los Angeles Lakers fans who believe CJ McCollum is sitting on a crystal ball, I have some good news: Paul George is about to join your favorite team. During a recent appearance on The Woj Pod, the Portland Trail Blazers guard was asked whether he would try recruiting George on behalf of his [...]

May 24, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Who are the best rookie players in the NBA this season?

Who are the best rookie players in the NBA this season?

The NBA play-offs are reaching a climax but before the champions are crowned, NBA fans are already looking back over the 2017-18 season and putting together lists of the top players. One of the most hotly contested categories is Rookie of the Year. So which new stars made the biggest impact this season? Here is [...]

May 24, 2018 admin NBA 0