6:08 PM EST, Thu February 23, 2017
Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Thunder, pending league approval

Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Thunder, pending league approval

The Bulls didn't trade Jimmy Butler. The Bulls did agree to trade one of the most identifiable players in franchise history in Taj Gibson along with Doug McDermott to the Thunder. In exchange, the Bulls will receive point guard Cameron Payne, center Joffrey Lauvergne and swingman Anthony Morrow,...
Thunderous Intentions 2 hours ago

OKC Thunder trade Morrow, Lauvergne and Payne for Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson

OKC Thunder trade Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne and Anthony Morrow for Chicago Bulls Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson and Bulls 2018 second round draft pick. As the NBA Trade Deadline drew to a close the OKC Thunder trade news heated up. Rumors began to build as the clock neared the deadline GM Sam Presti...
Thunderous Intentions 1 hour ago

Quick reaction to the Cameron Payne, Doug McDermott trade

It’s sad to see Cameron Payne go. But it’s much much much better to see Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson and a second round pick return. Before I say anything, I want to thank Joffrey Lauvergne, Anthony Morrow and Cameron Payne for representing the Oklahoma City organization. You all had different roles/tenures,...
Boston Herald 1 hour ago

Chicago Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott for Thunder's Payne, Morrow

The Chicago Bulls sent forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for guards Cameron Payne and Anthony Morrow and center-forward Joffrey Lauvergne, two people with direct knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports.The person requested anonymity because...
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

Lakers don't make a big move at NBA trade deadline as Paul George remains with Pacers

As the NBA’s trade deadline passed Thursday, Magic Johnson sat in the Lakers team plane, flying to Oklahoma City, where they’ll play Friday. The deadline expired with Paul George staying put with the Indiana Pacers and the Lakers making a minor move elsewhere. The Lakers did inquire about George,...
FOX Sports 7 hours ago

Magic Johnson is trying to trade for Paul George | UNDISPUTED

Could Magic Johnson surpass Larry Bird as a front office executive? Pursuing Paul George could be a signal he's trying. Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe and Rob Parker react.
FOX Sports 2 hours ago

Here’s why the Pacers didn’t trade Paul George

Indiana listened to plenty of offers
Pacers Insider | Indianapolis Star 2 hours ago

Pacers hold on to Paul George, fail to add veteran help

The Indiana Pacers, after showing urgency to make a move to improve their roster, were unable to complete a deal Thursday before the NBA’s trade deadline.       
CSN Philly 5 hours ago
Erson Ilyasova trade means it's Dario Saric's time to shine

Erson Ilyasova trade means it's Dario Saric's time to shine

The departure of veteran Ersan Ilyasova means it's Dario Saric's time to shine. With Ilyasova being traded to the Hawks Wednesday, Saric is now
Peachtree Hoops 2 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks quietly improve, leave organizational questions open at trade deadline

The Hawks are better on the floor than they were last week. The dust has settled with regard to the 2017 NBA trade deadline and the Atlanta Hawks are better than they were last week. That is the simplest way to explain what transpired over the past 48 hours. With that said, there is more to consider...
Peachtree Hoops 2 hours ago

Deron Williams could be buyout target for Atlanta Hawks, per report

The Hawks could be in the market for a former All-Star. After moving on from Mike Scott and swapping Tiago Splitter’s contract in a deal for Ersan Ilyasova, the Atlanta Hawks have two open roster spots to play with for the remainder of the 2016-2017 season. One reported need for the organization...
FOX Sports 9 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks: Analyzing The Ersan Ilyasova Trade

The Atlanta Hawks acquired Ersan Ilyasova in a trade on Wednesday night, with Tiago Splitter, a second round pick, and an option for a second round pick swap going to the Philadelphia 76ers. How does it impact the Hawks, though?Having not made any real secret in recent days of their intentions ahe...
CSN Philly 6 hours ago

Ersan Ilyasova trade: 3 main takeaways

Ersan Ilyasova is headed to his sixth team in the last 20 months after being traded by the Sixers to the Hawks Wednesday night for
Brew Hoop 3 hours ago
Bucks Trade Roy Hibbert to Denver Nuggets for Protected Second Round Pick

Bucks Trade Roy Hibbert to Denver Nuggets for Protected Second Round Pick

Milwaukee moves the expiring big man to Denver We hardly knew ya Roy. According to a report from The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Milwaukee Bucks are finalizing a deal sending center Roy Hibbert to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for a heavily protected 2nd round pick. Denver will send a heavily protected second-round pick to the Bucks for Hibbert, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 23, 2017 Trading Roy Hibbert was a potential scenario given he was on an expiring deal, and that heavily protected pick is likely of the top-55...
Denver Stiffs 2 hours ago

Nuggets reportedly trade for Roy Hibbert

Denver sends 2019 second-rounder in exchange for Hibbert On a day when the Nuggets swung for the fences at Paul George, they ended up with another former Pacer instead. Per Adrian Wojnarowski, the Milwaukee Bucks have finalized a deal to send journeyman center Roy Hibbert to Denver in exchange for...
Sports Illustrated 3 hours ago

Report: Bucks nearing deal to trade Roy Hibbert to Nuggets

Hibbert was dealt to Milwaukee from Charlotte earlier this month.
Denver Post 2 hours ago

Report: Nuggets acquire reserve big man Roy Hibbert from Milwaukee Bucks in deadline deal

The Nuggets made a move ahead of the NBA trade deadline buzzer Thursday, acquiring big man Roy Hibbert from the Milwaukee Bucks for a protected second-round draft pick, according to a Yahoo report.
Sun Herald 1 hour ago

AP Source: Nuggets acquire Roy Hibbert from Bucks

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Denver Nuggets have acquired center Roy Hibbert from the Milwaukee Bucks for a protected second-round pick. The …
Arizona Republic 1 hour ago
Mixed reaction to Suns' P.J. Tucker trade with Raptors

Mixed reaction to Suns' P.J. Tucker trade with Raptors

The Phoenix Suns made a couple of moves at the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, sending http://www.azcentral.         
Arizona Republic 2 hours ago

Suns trade P.J. Tucker to Raptors for Jared Sullinger, picks

The Phoenix Suns made a couple of moves at the NBA trade deadline.         
FOX Sports 1 hour ago

Raptors upgrade defense by acquiring P.J. Tucker in trade with Suns

Toronto is preparing for a playoff battle with the Cavaliers
National Post 2 hours ago

Toronto Raptors acquire forward P.J. Tucker from Phoenix Suns, further bolstering defence for stretch run

The cost for Tucker was a pair of second-round picks and power forward Jared Sullinger, who never really got to show Toronto what he could do
The Dream Shake 1 hour ago
The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 34: Brew-for-Lou Madness

The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 34: Brew-for-Lou Madness

The Dream Shake Podcast: Episode No. 34 Hosts: Ryan Dunsmore and Max Croes It's time for Daryl Morey to shine. The NBA trade deadline is where the Rockets GM shines. Ryan, Max, and Ethan do their best to sound like they’re on location for breaking Rockets news: Rockets get Lou Williams, send Corey Brewer and this year’s first-round pick to the Lakers. What does Lou Williams bring the table for Houston? Corey Brewer's legacy with the Rockets? Moreyball and 1st round draft picks. Special report with Ethan at the trade deadline: Houston trades K.J. McDaniels and Tyler Ennis to free up...
Silver Screen and Roll 1 hour ago

Roundtable: Grading the Lakers’ trade deadline

How did the purple and gold do? The Los Angeles Lakers made two main moves at the NBA trade deadline. In two separate trades with the Houston Rockets, the Lakers sent Lou Williams to Houston in exchange for Corey Brewer’s contract and Houston’s first round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft and then followed...
FOX Sports 6 hours ago

Houston Rockets: Wing Rotation Is Thin, But Can They Make It Work?

The Houston Rockets sent Corey Brewer and a first round pick for Lou Williams on Tuesday, but can he give the Rockets some depth that is much needed?The Houston Rockets made some noise before the NBA trade deadline this past week, sending forward Corey Brewer to the Los Angeles Lakers and getting ...
Sactown Royalty 5 hours ago
The Kings are seeking a first round pick for Darren Collison

The Kings are seeking a first round pick for Darren Collison

Good. Happy trade deadline day, y’all! Let’s roll. Awesome NBA man David Aldridge is reporting this morning that the Sacramento Kings are, indeed, fielding offers for veteran point guard Darren Collison. Many teams covet Sacramento's Darren Collison, but Kings holding firm for now on first-round pick in return.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 23, 2017 Sean Deveney of Sporting News indicated that Atlanta, Charlotte and Milwaukee have all expressed interest in the Kings’ Point Guard. Of course, this report comes just days after Vlade Divac told Collison he does not...
Brew Hoop 5 hours ago

NBA Trade Rumors: Bucks ‘have had no discussions’ on Kings PG Darren Collison

Milwaukee was reported to ‘have had some interest’ in the Kings’ backcourt leader According to a report from Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Bucks beat writer, Charles Gardner, the Bucks have had no discussions on Kings point guard Darren Collison leading up to today’s 2pm central trade deadline....
Sactown Royalty 2 hours ago

Trade Deadline passes with no further moves by Kings

The Kings continue to confound. After seemingly signaling their intent to rebuild by trading DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans, the Kings managed to reach the deadline without making any further moves. While Darren Collison, Ben McLemore and Arron Afflalo all were apparently discussed today, Sacramento...
CBS Baltimore 1 hour ago
Orioles’ Adam Jones Wants Deeper Postseason Run

Orioles’ Adam Jones Wants Deeper Postseason Run

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has been to the postseason three times in five years without reaching the World Series.
Sacramento Bee 2 hours ago

Orioles' Adam Jones wants deeper postseason run

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has been to the postseason three times in five years without reaching the World Series. "For us to be a very contending team and …
Pats Pulpit 13 hours ago
Las Vegas oddsmakers have 7 possible landing spots for Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo

Las Vegas oddsmakers have 7 possible landing spots for Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo

What team is the favorite for Garoppolo’s services? Oddsmaker Bovada has provided odds for where New England Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo could end up next season, including a possible surprise at the top of the list. There’s a three-way tie for 5th place with 12/1 odds with the New York Jets, Houston Texans, and the Denver Broncos. The Jets invested a second round pick in QB Christian Hackenberg in 2016, while the Broncos spent a first round pick on QB Paxton Lynch and the Texans spent a billion dollars on QB Brock Osweiler, making all three teams a long shot for acquiring...
Pats Pulpit 12 hours ago

Ex-Patriots executive Michael Lombardi: "I’d tell Belichick every day not to trade Jimmy Garoppolo"

The Belichick-confidant would keep the quarterback in Foxboro. Michael Lombardi is one of Bill Belichick’s closest friends and confidants. The two worked closely together from 1991 to 1995, when Belichick was head coach of the Cleveland Browns, and then again from 2014 to early 2016 with the New...
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 9 hours ago

Projected trade costs for Jimmy Garoppolo

Mike Sando breaks down what it might cost to acquire New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo The San Francisco 49ers are one of many new teams that will be looking for quarterbacks this offseason. The team met with Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday, but whether or not he opts out of his contract,...
NFL Trade Rumors 7 hours ago

NFL Notes: Jimmy Garoppolo, Rashad Jennings, Colts, Lions

Jimmy Garoppolo Mike Freeman of B/R reports that several teams are preparing to make “blockbuster offers” to the Patriots for backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo. According to Freeman, there’s no guarantee Garoppolo is traded this offseason, but some around the NFL believe a draft shakeup is coming that...
Newsday 2 hours ago
Derrick Rose, Carmelo Anthony remain Knicks as NBA trade deadline passes

Derrick Rose, Carmelo Anthony remain Knicks as NBA trade deadline passes

CLEVELAND -- An uneventful trade deadline could lead to another busy off-season for the Knicks.
Daily Knicks 8 hours ago

Knicks Trade Rumors: New York Wants Ricky Rubio

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a well-documented interest in trading for Derrick Rose. The New York Knicks want Ricky Rubio in return. Trade talks between the New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves continue to heat up. First reported by respected journalist Ian Begley of ESPN New York, the potential...
Joe Flynn / Posting and Toasting 7 hours ago

Trade Deadline Rumors: Derrick Rose, Mindaugas Kuzminskas, Kyle O’Quinn

Will the Knicks make a move? Trade deadline day! By 3 PM we will no who is a Knick and who isn’t...at least for the rest of this season. We begin, of course, with the Derrick Rose/Ricky Rubio rumors. Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday night that the deal was dead, but by Thursday it was back on...
Daily Knicks 5 hours ago

Knicks Trade Rumors: New York Prefers To Keep Courtney Lee

The New York Knicks are active at the 2017 NBA trade deadline. One player whom Phil Jackson and the Knicks are opposed to trading is Courtney Lee. The New York Knicks have options as the 2017 NBA trade deadline nears. The likes of Carmelo Anthony, Brandon Jennings, Kyle O’Quinn, and Derrick Rose have...
Times-Picayune 7 hours ago
DeMarcus Cousins trade a rare deal in NBA history but results are mixed

DeMarcus Cousins trade a rare deal in NBA history but results are mixed

Big man is only sixth 25-point scorer to be traded mid-season in NBA history
FOX Sports 9 hours ago

Pelicans Need Best Behavior From DeMarcus Cousins

For the remainder of the regular season, newly acquired DeMarcus Cousins will face a one-game suspension for every other technical foul he receives, jeopardizing his short-term value for the New Orleans Pelicans.For all of the talent possessed by DeMarcus Cousins, his temperament was the liability...
Pelican Debrief 8 hours ago

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Sactown Royalty 6 hours ago

Trade Deadline Open Thread

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Jay Cutler's contract no longer a trade-killer

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CSN Chicago 6 hours ago

Jay Cutler is reportedly considering retirement

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Sander Philipse / Bucs Nation 9 hours ago

Daily Bucs Links: Winston and Jackson

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February 23 morning skate quotes: Darryl Sutter

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