3:24 AM EST, Fri February 24, 2017
Northwest Herald 3 hours ago
Chicago Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City Thunder

Chicago Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder got some help for Russell Westbrook by acquiring forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from Chicago just before the NBA trade deadline.
Chicago Tribune 4 hours ago

John Paxson on Bulls' trade with Thunder

Bulls executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson reacts to the Bulls' trade with the Thunder on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. The Bulls acquired Cameron Payne, Anthony Morrow and Joffrey Lauvergne in the trade and sent Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City. (K.C. Johnson/Chicago...
K.c. Johnson / Chicago Tribune 12 hours ago

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 11 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...
Boston Herald 10 hours 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...
FOX Sports 7 hours ago
George stays with Pacers but wanted input on trade talks

George stays with Pacers but wanted input on trade talks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Paul George finished practice Thursday by laughing, joking and slapping hands with the same teammates he's played with all season.
FOX Sports 7 hours ago

Paul George frustrated Pacers didn't discuss trade rumors with him before deadline

Paul George was frustrated that the Pacers didn't give him more information about his odds of being traded.
Los Angeles Times 10 hours 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
Mavs turn eye to future by getting Noel, waiving Williams

Mavs turn eye to future by getting Noel, waiving Williams

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Mavericks made two plays for the future Thursday, acquiring big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers before the trading deadline and waiving point guard Deron Williams to clear the way for rookie Yogi Ferrell.
Jonathan Tannenwald / philly.com 13 hours ago

76ers fans rip GM Bryan Colangelo on Twitter after Nerlens Noel trade to Mavericks

Let's have a look at how 76ers fans are reacting Thursday's deadline day trade that sent Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks.
FOX Sports 14 hours ago

Watch Joel Embiid say goodbye to Nerlens Noel after trade with Mavericks

76ers centers say an emotional goodbye after move made before NBA trade deadline.
Boston Herald 14 hours ago

76ers trade Nerlens Noel to Mavericks for Justin Anderson, Bogut

*/ The Philadelphia 76ers traded forward-center Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for guard-forward Justin Anderson, center Andrew Bogut and a 2017 first-round pick, a person familiar with the deal told USA TODAY Sports.The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly...
FOX Sports 14 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Add Yet Another Pick In Trade With Dallas Mavericks

The Philadelphia 76ers found a home for Nerlens Noel, but the package received is rather underwhelming.Two things -- taxes and death -- are guaranteed in life. We may have to add a third thing to that list: If the Philadelphia 76ers make a trade, they will receive some sort of draft compensation. ...
FOX Sports 4 hours ago
Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Knicks 119-104

Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Knicks 119-104

CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-104 victory over the New York Knicks, who hung on to superstar Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose at Thursday's trade deadline.
Columbus Dispatch 4 hours ago

Cavaliers 119, Knicks 104 | LeBron James pockets 48th career triple-double

CLEVELAND — LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-104 victory over the New York Knicks, who hung on to superstar Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose at Thursday's trade deadline.James scored 18 points and had 13...
News-Herald 4 hours ago

Cavaliers beat Knicks 10th time in a row

LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cavaliers to a 119-104 victory at Quicken Loans Arena over the New York Knicks, who hung on to superstar Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose at Thursday's trade deadline.James scored 18 points and had 13 rebounds...
Boston Herald 3 hours ago

Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Knicks, 119-104

CLEVELAND — Carmelo Anthony was still a member of the New York Knicks when he awoke from his afternoon nap Thursday.Once the game started, the Cleveland Cavaliers made sure the Knicks nightmarish season continued.LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points,...
numberFire 9 hours ago

Mavericks officially waive Deron Williams

Dallas Mavericks waive point guard Deron Williams. What It Means: The Cavaliers appear to be the favorite to land the veteran point guard. His fantasy value would take a huge hit in Cleveland as Kyrie Irving's backup. Meanwhile, Yogi Ferrell will take over the reigns in the Mavericks' backcourt...
Sun Herald 4 hours ago
Rockets rout Pelicans, 129-99, in Cousins' New Orleans debut

Rockets rout Pelicans, 129-99, in Cousins' New Orleans debut

The Boogie-and-Brow era in New Orleans is off to a highly inauspicious start. The Pelicans' tandem of newly acquired All-Star DeMarcus Cousins and All-Star Game MVP Anthony Davis was no …
The Advocate 5 hours ago

Rockets roll past Pelicans 129-99 despite big night from DeMarcus Cousins in his New Orleans debut

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Sactown Royalty 15 hours ago

Trade Deadline Open Thread

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The Bird Writes 12 hours ago

Omri Casspi offers positives and could carve out a nice role with the New Orleans Pelicans

Casspi’s three-point shooting and transition game are of the potent variety — much more so than Dante Cunningham or Solomon Hill. I don’t know if you guys heard the news or not but the Pelicans and the Kings made a trade over the weekend. Sacramento sent three time All-Star to New Orleans in...
Pounding The Rock 15 hours ago

The trade deadline is here, and basketball is near

Here are today’s best Spurs news and articles. How has trade season affected the Spurs? With the trade deadline hitting at 2 pm CT today, barring an unforeseen event it looks like the Spurs will stand pat, as they often do. The bigger question is if any other trades, especially in the SW division,...
The Dream Shake 11 hours 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 10 hours 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 15 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 ...
FOX Sports 6 hours ago
Toronto Raptors Trade Jared Sullinger For P.J. Tucker

Toronto Raptors Trade Jared Sullinger For P.J. Tucker

The Toronto Raptors have acquired P.J. Tucker from the Phoenix Suns.The biggest move for the Toronto Raptors came before the trade deadline when they traded for Serge Ibaka. But the team wasn't done there. The Raptors have traded Jared Sullinger and two second round picks to the Phoenix Suns ...
Arizona Republic 12 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.         
Arizona Republic 10 hours ago

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.         
FOX Sports 10 hours ago

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

Toronto is preparing for a playoff battle with the Cavaliers
Justin Rowan / Fear The Sword 10 hours ago
Report: Cleveland Cavaliers the front-runner for Deron Williams should he be waived

Report: Cleveland Cavaliers the front-runner for Deron Williams should he be waived

The Cavaliers might get a “f---ing playmaker” The Cleveland Cavaliers were quiet at the trade deadline. It was a nice break from the Kevin Love rumors that highlighted past deadlines as the Cavs biggest acquisition was made in January, when the team traded for Kyle Korver. The assumption was that the Cavaliers would look to the buyout market after the deadline to address the holes in their roster. With players like Andrew Bogut and Terrence Jones being waived, attractive options are now becoming available to assist the Cavs in defending their title. One of the biggest names connected to...
Joe Flynn / Posting and Toasting 4 hours ago

Knicks 119, Cavaliers 104: The super team did what the super team does

Welcome back, Knicks fans! At 3 PM Thursday afternoon fans discovered that the current iteration of the New York Knickerbockers basketball club would be the exact same group they had been watching all season. A few hours later, the Knicks reminded their fans why watching an unchanged version of this...
Bright Side Of The Sun 13 hours ago

#TBT - Phoenix Suns Trade Deadline History - 1988-2013

We all know about the Goran Dragic/Isaiah Thomas/Brandon Knight debacle. Here’s what came before. Ed. Note: I was going to write a historical look at the Suns' trade deadline history, however, Scott Howard already wrote a much better than I ever could. This originally ran back in 2014. Enjoy!...
Net Income / NetsDaily 8 hours ago
Still on the bus, No. 11, Brook Lopez

Still on the bus, No. 11, Brook Lopez

Brook Lopez holds a number of distinctions. He is the last New Jersey Net on the Brooklyn Nets. He is the last Net to have played with Vince Carter ... or Deron Williams for that matter now that Bojan Bogdanovic is gone. He has played 538 games in a Nets uniform, most of them ending a loss. That’s second in Nets history. His next start —on Friday— will move him into a tie with Jason Kidd for second place in franchise history in games started (504), trailing only Buck Williams (633). But his biggest distinction is that he has survived more trade deadlines, draft night rumors etc....
NetsDaily 4 hours ago

Brooklyn Nets Podcast: The Glue Guys - NBA Trade Deadline Review

The Glue Guys evaluate how Sean Marks and the Nets handled the trade deadline, whether not trading Brook Lopez was the right move and a pretty thorough look at Andrew "I'm not just a salary dump" Nicholson. Subscribe to Glue Guys on iTunes
CSN Chicago 4 hours ago
Patrick Kane nets hat trick as Blackhawks cruise past Coyotes

Patrick Kane nets hat trick as Blackhawks cruise past Coyotes

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Arizona Republic 4 hours ago

Arizona Coyotes can't keep pace with Chicago Blackhawks

CHICAGO – Despite overcoming a two-goal hole early amid a six-goal first period, the Coyotes couldn’t keep pace with the Blackhawks the rest of the way and fell 6-3 Thursday at United Center, with winger Patrick Kane scoring a hat trick.         
FOX Sports 3 hours ago

Kane's hat trick leads Blackhawks past Coyotes 6-3

CHICAGO (AP) Patrick Kane scored three goals for his third career hat trick to lead the surging Chicago Blackhawks past the Arizona Coyotes 6-3 on Thursday night for their third straight win and eighth in nine games.
Baltimore Sun 12 hours ago

Former Orioles catcher Matt Wieters at Nationals camp, expected to be introduced Friday

Matt Wieters was in Washington Nationals camp on Thursday, tucked away inside the team's sparkling new spring training complex in West Palm Beach while awaiting word on his two-year deal becoming official.
MLB Trade Rumors 8 hours ago

Potential Trade Destinations For Derek Norris

The Nationals’ reported two-year agreement with Matt Wieters (which contains a player option/opt-out clause after the first season) gives the team four catchers on the 40-man roster, as Wieters now joins Derek Norris, Jose Lobaton and young Pedro Severino. While Severino was likely to open the year...
Outside Pitch 7 hours ago

Scott Boras clients continue to fill Washington Nationals roster

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Denver Post 13 hours ago
Broncos to decline Russell Okung’s contract option for 2017

Broncos to decline Russell Okung’s contract option for 2017

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Seattle Times 13 hours ago

Former Seahawk Russell Okung to hit free agency as Broncos do not pick up his option

Former Seahawk Russell Okung will again be a free agent after the Denver Broncos declined an option on his contract on Thursday.
Big Blue View 13 hours ago

Jay Glazer reports Russell Okung is headed for free agency

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Newsday 4 hours ago
Kristaps Porzingis sprains ankle as Knicks open second half of season with loss to Cavaliers

Kristaps Porzingis sprains ankle as Knicks open second half of season with loss to Cavaliers

CLEVELAND -- A bad day for the Knicks got worse late in the first half when Kristaps Porzingis turned his right ankle and limped off the court.
Golden State Of Mind 23 mins ago
Warriors score 50-points in a quarter, eat Clippers’ collective soul (ten times in a row)

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In a chippy game at Oracle, Golden State manages to survive Los Angeles' best efforts.  It seems like every now and then, the Warriors deliver a game for the ages; sometimes all within a single quarter of basketball. This was one of those times. The game was a seesaw adventure through halftime. The Warriors and Clippers exchanged runs, both taking turns looking like the team destined to win the game. Down 16 at one point, and looking like they were going to be unable to maintain their composure, the Warriors laid the Clippers out with one of their patented third quarter haymakers. The...
Times-Picayune 2 hours ago
DeMarcus Cousins on disappointing debut with Pelicans: 'We're not ready'

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ESPN FC 14 mins ago

Trending: Leicester sack Ranieri, Alli off as Spurs crash out of Europa Lge

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BSN Denver 16 mins ago

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