7:36 PM EST, Fri February 24, 2017
Thunderous Intentions 12 hours ago
OKC Thunder Acquire Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott – Twitter Reacts

OKC Thunder Acquire Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott – Twitter Reacts

As the world waited to see what magician Sam Presti would conjour up for the OKC Thunder behind the closed doors of his office, fans took to Twitter to share in the suspense, shock, glee, and conflicting reports. Here’s the highlights from OKC Thunder fans, departing players, newly acquired players and even some Bulls fans […] OKC Thunder Acquire Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott – Twitter Reacts - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
FOX Sports 2 hours ago

Thunder Succeed With Deal For Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott

On the day of the NBA trade deadline, the Oklahoma City Thunder made a dealthat will pay dividends now and moving forward.The Oklahoma City Thunder traded Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne and Anthony Morrow Thursday to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and an unprotected...
Welcome to Loud City 14 hours ago

Why Oklahoma City Thunder trade deadline additions Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott bring value to OKC

Presti did it again. Now Russ has his shooter, and OKC has experience at the power forward #ThunderUp Welcome to Loud City – Taj Gibson & Doug McDermott As the NBA trade deadline drew near, Sam Presti did what Sam Presti does. He generally managed the heck out of this franchise. While there had been...
Pippen Aint Easy 11 hours ago

Chicago Bulls Trade Deadline Reaction Roundtable

The Chicago Bulls survived the trade deadline (mostly) intact. Sadly, it’s time to say goodbye to one of the very best Bulls, Taj Gibson. Doug McDermott is also on his way out of town. Let’s take a look at all the madness and meh-ness of the 2017 NBA trade deadline. The trade deadline has been […] Chicago...
Welcome to Loud City 4 hours ago

Blog A Bull speaks: Bulls expert discusses Thunder trade for Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott

We check in with a Bulls expert to learn more about what OKC is getting in their trade with Chicago. The Thunder and Bulls made the trade deadline interesting this season, swapping Cameron Payne, Anthony Morrow, and Joffrey Lauvergne for Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott. To discuss what OKC will be receiving,...
FOX Sports 5 hours ago
Retaining Paul George Right Move For Pacers

Retaining Paul George Right Move For Pacers

The Indiana Pacers fielded offers for All-Star forward Paul George before Thursday's trade deadline, but ultimately preserved him as the franchise centerpiece.A different clock is starting to tick for Paul George and the Indiana Pacers.After his name was dangled in numerous trade rumors, ...
Denver Stiffs 11 hours ago

Podcast: Nuggets acquire Roy Hibbert at NBA Trade Deadline

Roy Hibbert eh? In something of a surprise the Denver Nuggets made a last second trade for former Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets and Milwaukee Bucks center Hibbert for a heavily protected, late, second round pick. Needless to say it wasn't what Nuggets fans were expecting. After a tremendous build...
Indy Cornrows 10 hours ago

Plenty of blame to spread around for Pacers current state

Nothing is ever as bad as it seems from the outside but the Pacers’ owner, team president and star player sure aren’t helping the current perception that things are a mess at the Fieldhouse. Paul George sounded so reassuring on Wednesday, heading into the trade deadline despite reports of other...
Silver Screen and Roll 1 hour ago

Lakers Podcast: Should Magic Johnson have tried harder to trade for Paul George?

Or did the team make the right decision in not pushing harder for PG? The Los Angeles Lakers did not trade for Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George before the NBA trade deadline, despite numerous whispers and reports of his interest in a homecoming. Should the team have pushed harder, or put...
Inquisitr 9 hours ago
Lakers Building Toward Improvement After NBA Trade Deadline [Opinion]

Lakers Building Toward Improvement After NBA Trade Deadline [Opinion]

The Los Angeles Lakers made a couple NBA trade deadline deals that left them without their leading scorer and top bench player in Lou Williams, but added players like Tyler Ennis and Corey Brewer, plus a first-round pick this June. The Lakers also fired general manager Mitch Kupcheck, though they hired Magic Johnson as their President of Basketball Operations this week, hopefully a sign of better times to come for the Lakers. With Johnson in charge of basketball operations, his first move with the Lakers was to trade with the Houston Rockets by dealing Williams for Brewer and a first-round...
The Dream Shake 7 hours ago

Moreyball: Houston’s 2017 draft pick was worthless

A late first-round pick is likely worse than a second round pick to Daryl Morey. OK, maybe worthless is a dramatic overstatement. Let’s go with overvalued, inefficient or not Moreyball... is that a thing, not Moreyball? It is now. Houston’s 2017 first-round pick was crucial to completing the Rockets-Lakers...
Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball 11 hours ago

What if the Kings actually won the Buddy Hield trade?

No major stars moved at the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, with Serge Ibaka, DeMarcus Cousins and multiple Plumlees havng already been traded by then. The Paul George rumors were hot and heavy, but Indiana kept him. New Orleans had Cousins and Anthony Davis teamed up and scaring the hell out of everyone...
Newark Star-Ledger 12 hours ago
10 takeaways from the 2017 NBA trade deadline

10 takeaways from the 2017 NBA trade deadline

The 2017 NBA trade deadline is in the books. Who won? Who lost? What does the 2017 postseason picture now look like? Here are 10 takeaways after an action-packed week of deals. From DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans to, the trade deadline didn't disappoint.
Pelican Debrief 9 hours ago

New Orleans Pelicans Release Bench Forward Terrence Jones

The New Orleans Pelicans made the decision to release Terrence Jones, in order for him to find a better opportunity going forward. After the recent trade of DeMarcus Cousins, the New Orleans Pelicans feel more secure in their frontcourt. However, this means Terrence Jones was set for a drastic minutes...
Pelican Debrief 4 hours ago

How DeMarcus Cousins Deal Sealed By New Orleans

How the DeMarcus Cousins trade to the New Orleans Pelicans was sealed by the city itself, and what it means in terms of playoff indications. Just four days ago, the New Orleans Pelicans were entering the All-Star Break with a measly 23-34 record. That includes a 3% chance of grabbing a playoff spot....
FOX Sports 6 hours ago
Minnesota Timberwolves Were Right To Hold Back On Ricky Rubio Trade

Minnesota Timberwolves Were Right To Hold Back On Ricky Rubio Trade

The Minnesota Timberwolves made the right decision by not swapping Ricky Rubio for Derrick Rose.One of the bigger shocks of the 2017 trade deadline is that neither Ricky Rubio nor Derrick Rose were traded. The Minnesota Timberwolves and New York Knicks were said to be engaged in trade talks to swa...
Peter Botte / New York Daily News 2 hours ago

Derrick Rose full of jokes day after Knicks fail to make deal

One day after surviving the trade deadline, Derrick Rose entered a media scrum by declaring “Let’s do this, I gotta catch a flight.”
8 hours ago
Video: The New York Knicks do nothing at the NBA Trade Deadline

Watch: The New York Knicks do nothing at the NBA Trade Deadline

SNY NBA Insider Frank Isola joins Daily News Live to talk about an uneventful NBA trade deadline for the New York Knicks, including a failed deal with Minnesota for Ricky Rubio.
Newsday 2 hours ago
Kristaps Porzingis has no structural damage in ankle

Kristaps Porzingis has no structural damage in ankle

GREENBURGH, N.Y. - After a disappointing trade deadline, Knicks fans got a little reprieve Friday afternoon when Kristaps Porzingis said doctors detected no structural damage to his sprained right ankle and that it's possible he could play as soon as Monday.
New York Daily News 5 hours ago

No ligament damage for Porzingis, but Knick to miss a few days

Kristaps Porzingis, will miss several days with the ankle injury he suffered in the first half of Thursday night's loss to the Cavs.
New York Post 15 hours ago

Injured Porzingis tweets cryptic meme and then deletes it

It looks like this injury-filled season could be getting to Kristaps Porzingis. Porzingis — who sprained his right ankle in the second quarter of the Knicks’ 119-104 loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday night in Cleveland — tweeted this cryptic meme after the game before quickly deleting it. ?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The 7-foot-3 big man, who has...
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago
Which veteran NBA free agent will fill the Cleveland Cavaliers' final roster spot? (poll)

Which veteran NBA free agent will fill the Cleveland Cavaliers' final roster spot? (poll)

Deron Williams and Andrew Bogut are among the players rumored to be headed to Cleveland if they clear waivers this week.
Chris Manning / Fear The Sword 1 hour ago

Quinn Cook to sign 10-day contract with Dallas Mavericks

The Charge’s star guard is getting an NBA shot. Canton Charge Quinn Cook is getting his NBA shot. According to The Step Back’s Chris Reichert, Cook is set to sign a 10-day deal with the Dallas Mavericks. Interestingly enough, veteran point guard Deron Williams is leaving the team to reportedly...
Sun Herald 23 mins ago
Raptors guard Kyle Lowry sidelined by right wrist injury

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry sidelined by right wrist injury

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry has a right wrist injury that could sideline him for an extended period. Coach Dwane Casey announced before the game against the Boston Celtics …
Raptors HQ 47 mins ago

Kyle Lowry out tonight, possibly longer with wrist injury

Not the best news ahead of a crucial game. Cast away those post-deadline feelings of jubilation — Kyle Lowry will miss tonight’s game against the Boston Celtics and perhaps more than that with a right wrist injury, per Dwane Casey. “He hurt his wrist in the Charlotte game, it’s still, he had...
FOX Sports 9 hours ago
5 ways to fix the Knicks now that Carmelo Anthony is sticking around

5 ways to fix the Knicks now that Carmelo Anthony is sticking around

The trade deadline came and went without any deals in NYC
Daily Knicks 9 hours ago

New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony Candidly Discusses Team’s Future

The New York Knicks didn’t make a move at the 2017 NBA trade deadline. Though happy to see his teammates return, Carmelo Anthony is confused. The New York Knicks shockingly passed the 2017 NBA trade deadline without making a trade. The interpretation of that decision will vary from relief to reluctance,...
CelticsBlog 11 hours ago
How the Celtics created the best pick-and-roll offense in the NBA

How the Celtics created the best pick-and-roll offense in the NBA

The Celtics are more than just their superstar point guard. The supporting cast has come together to make an elite offense. The biggest improvement of this year’s Celtics team is their half-court offense. Last season they ranked 22nd in the NBA, per Synergy. This season they’re risen all the way up to 3rd. The addition of Al Horford and ascendance of Isaiah Thomas have been huge. Today we’ll look at one of the best aspects of their half-court offense: the pick-and-roll. The Celtics are fantastic at executing it, but it’s more than just IT and Horford. The Celtics have utilized the...
CSN New England 2 hours ago

Grousbeck: Celtics want Thomas longterm, but would draft a point guard

The Celtics didnt know when they traded a late first-round pick and Marcus Thornton for Isaiah Thomas that they were getting their next star player, but that 2015 trade deadline move has proven to be a pleasant surprise.
FOX Sports 4 hours ago
Draymond Green taunts Clippers' Paul Pierce over 'farewell tour'

Draymond Green taunts Clippers' Paul Pierce over 'farewell tour'

Warriors' Draymond Green taunted Clippers' Paul Pierce about his impending retirement.
Sun Herald 6 hours ago

Warriors' Green taunts Paul Pierce over 'farewell tour'

Warriors forward Draymond Green has been caught on microphone taunting the Clippers' Paul Pierce about his impending retirement. Pierce is in his 19th NBA season and said in September this …
CSN Philly 9 hours ago
Ben Simmons officially ruled out for season by Sixers

Ben Simmons officially ruled out for season by Sixers

Ben Simmons is officially out for the season, Sixers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo said Friday.Simmons, 20, had a CT scan on his injured
Rufus on Fire 7 hours ago
The Charlotte Hornets can’t defend in the clutch

The Charlotte Hornets can’t defend in the clutch

The Charlotte Hornets can’t close out games. The defense is a huge part of that. The Charlotte Hornets sure are a mess. Entering Christmas they looked primed to be one of the top playoff teams in the Eastern Conference. Kemba Walker was arguably the best point guard in the conference, and the team was absolutely rolling. Then everything fell apart. The Hornets have won one game in their last 13 and before this streak they were already struggling to play consistently good basketball. As if overnight, the Hornets have become a bad basketball team. Some of this can be loosely explained as a...
Sun Herald 1 hour ago
Suns waive Mike Scott, Jared Sullinger; sign Ronnie Price

Suns waive Mike Scott, Jared Sullinger; sign Ronnie Price

The Phoenix Suns waived forward Mike Scott and center/forward Jared Sullinger on Friday, a day after acquiring them in trades. The Suns also signed guard Ronnie Price for the rest …
The Advocate 8 hours ago
Pelicans sign veteran point guard Jarrett Jack to a 10-day contract

Pelicans sign veteran point guard Jarrett Jack to a 10-day contract

The New Orleans Pelicans’ new-look roster continues to take shape.

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FOX Sports 15 mins ago
Raptors guard Kyle Lowry sidelined by right wrist injury

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry sidelined by right wrist injury

TORONTO (AP) Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry has a right wrist injury that could sideline him for an extended period.
CSN Bay Area 29 mins ago

Source: Warriors contact Turner Sports about Shaq's abuse of McGee

OAKLAND -- Mess with one Warrior, you mess with the entire organization.Thats the message the Warriors sent out Friday in the wake of a
Chicago Tribune 45 mins ago

Saturday's matchup: Bulls at Cavaliers

TV/radio: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; ABC-7, WLS-AM 890. Storylines: The Cavaliers, who are without Kevin Love, have won four straight, including their first post-All-Star break game over the Knicks on Thursday. This is the only Bulls' road game in a 21-day stretch, part of which covered the All-Star break....
San Francisco Chronicle 49 mins ago

Warriors contact Turner Sports about JaVale McGee coverage

Warriors contact Turner Sports about JaVale McGee coverage The Warriors have contacted Turner Sports about Shaquille O’Neal’s ongoing coverage of center JaVale McGee, a sourced has confirmed to The Chronicle. Golden State reached out to Turner officials to voice concerns that McGee’s numerous appearances on “Shaqtin’ a Fool,” TNT’s bloopers segment on “Inside the NBA,” is unnecessarily hurting McGee’s reputation. Long known for showing highlights of McGee’s absentminded follies on the court, TNT aired a “Doctor Strange” segment Thursday that focused exclusively on...
FOX Sports 54 mins ago
Shaq responds to Kevin Durant ripping him over JaVale McGee criticism

Shaq responds to Kevin Durant ripping him over JaVale McGee criticism

Durant said, among other things, O'Neal 'didn't have any skills'

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