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Paul George Will Consider Signing with Lakers in Free Agency…If He Gets There

Paul George Will Consider Signing with Lakers in Free Agency…If He Gets There

Good news, Los Angeles Lakers apologists: Paul George will consider signing with your team in free agency. If he gets there. Which isn’t slated to happen until 2018. From The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski: For teams considering a trade for George, here’s the risk: As a free agent in the summer of 2018, he has considered [...]

February 23, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Boston Celtics Remain Fixated on Trading for Jimmy Butler and Paul George

Boston Celtics Remain Fixated on Trading for Jimmy Butler and Paul George

Do you buy into the notion that the Chicago Bulls aren’t shopping Jimmy Butler? Or that the Indiana Pacers won’t even listen to Paul George offers with the possibility of signing him to a designated extension, should he qualify, still in play? The Boston Celtics sure don’t. Or maybe they’re just hoping against hope things [...]

February 22, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Clippers, Chris Paul “Verbally Agree” On $200 Million Extension

Clippers, Chris Paul “Verbally Agree” On $200 Million Extension

According to the daily NBA round-up by Basketball Insiders Writer Steve Kyler, the Clippers and Chris Paul have already verbally agreed to a new over $200 million max extension when Paul becomes a free agent this summer. Chris Paul has been expected for some time to opt out of the final year and $24.6 million [...]

February 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Anthony Davis on Winning All-Star MVP and DeMarcus Cousins Trade: ‘It Doesn’t Get Better’

Anthony Davis on Winning All-Star MVP and DeMarcus Cousins Trade: ‘It Doesn’t Get Better’

Anthony Davis had a good Sunday night. Okay, fine: He had one of the best Sunday nights in the history of Sunday nights. First, he dropped 52 points during the Western Conference’s 192-182 All-Star Game victory over the Eastern Conference, breaking Wilt Chamberlain’s previous record of 42 points. Then, in front of the hometown New [...]

February 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

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