3:22 AM EDT, Thu July 31, 2014
SLC Dunk 4 hours ago

NBA Rumors 2014: Kevin Love trade talks have been singularly with Cleveland Cavaliers

Trade rumors and a rant I guess this is news + a rant. Lately I've been striking out with my rants, and people have not felt them. And I appreciate that. Don't come here to agree with me. If I just wanted to hear how smart I think I am I would just start recording my shower time arguments that I have against my imaginary opponents. So please, disagree with me. But in lieu of this current news I felt a rant coming on. So first, what's up? ESPN sources say Wolves currently only in talks w/Cavs on Love deal; Bulls essentially moving on and GSW still not giving up Klay Thompson — Marc Stein...
Timberwolves Blog | St. Paul Pioneer Press 2 hours ago

Kevin Love trade: A finality? ESPN says so

The seemingly inevitable appears to be just that. The Timberwolves trade of Kevin Love to Cleveland appears to be just a matter of time. ESPN reported a trade for Love to join LeBron James as a matter of "when," not "if." Wolves trade talks are with with no other team than the Cavaliers, ESPN said. Marc...
Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 1 hour ago

Cleveland Cavaliers only team left in Kevin Love sweepstakes: Report

The Minnesota Timberwolves' list of trade partners for All-Star forward Kevin Love has been narrowed to one team: Cleveland Cavaliers.
Chicago Sun-Times 5 hours ago

Derrick Rose looks to have locked up spot on Team USA

LAS VEGAS — Whether ­Derrick Rose will make Team USA no longer is in question. Considering the damage he has inflicted on opposing guards ­during the first three days of tryouts, it’s more about when it will be made official. Rose all but did on Wednesday. Well, kind of. In discussing new Bulls teammate Pau Gasol, who was signed as a free agent earlier in the month, Rose mistakenly said, “I talked to [Gasol] before he signed and he said when we get to Spain...
K.c. Johnson / Chicago Tribune 6 hours ago

Derrick Rose excited over Bulls' potential

LAS VEGAS — In 2010, the Bulls hired Tom Thibodeau, Derrick Rose won a gold medal with Team USA and the front office overhauled a roster that produced 62 victories, a most valuable player award for Rose and a trip to the Eastern Conference finals.
Washington Post 11 hours ago

Wiz Insider: Wizards’ John Wall excited about chance to compete for Team USA

LAS VEGAS — John Wall finally got the phone call he wanted but the timing nearly put him in a difficult position. When Jerry Colangelo, managing director of the U.S. national team, extended the Wizards point guard a late invitation to Team USA training camp after Oklahoma City all-star Russell Westbrook withdrew from participation this summer, Wall was only a few weeks removed from having shockwave treatment to relax tendinitis in his knee. Read full article >>
philly.com 6 hours ago
New NBA lottery format would hit Sixers hardest

New NBA lottery format would hit Sixers hardest

Several NBA sources have confirmed that the 76ers are against a proposal that would balance out the draft lottery as early as next summer.
Blazersedge 56 mins ago

Portland Trail Blazers: Is LaMarcus Aldridge or Damian Lillard the Face of the Franchise?

Which All-Star is the face of Portland basketball in this era: LaMarcus Aldridge or Damian Lillard? Yesterday's "Loopiest Mailbag Ever" unintentionally opened up a semi-serious and interesting topic that we should address posthaste. (Proof that following instincts, even into uncharted and strange territory, can be worthwhile.) One of the questions dealt with a hypothetical battle royale between Blazer players, which invoked visions of wrestling, Royal Rumbles, and Andre the Giant hoisting everyone over the top rope. Meandering through those images in the piece itself and the comments that...

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As Damian Lillard fights for roster spot, Jerry Colangelo has not 'closed the door' on LaMarcus Aldridge's USA Basketball future

USA Basketball's managing director says Lillard remains in contention for a World Cup roster spot and Aldridge has not been eliminated from future Team USA tryouts.
Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago

Angels' timing troubles contribute to slump out of the break

The Angels are not in Texas anymore. Remember that four-game sweep of the lowly Rangers before the All-Star break, when the Angels scored 33 runs and 51 hits and went 17 for 43 (.395) with runners in scoring position?
philly.com 3 hours ago

Tanks for nothing

Report says Sixers objecting to possible change to draft that would no longer reward teams with worse records.

Bucks sign rookie JohnnyO'Bryant

The 6-foot-9 forward from Louisiana State signed a three-year deal with a team option for the third season, according to a league source.
Sacramento Bee 4 hours ago

Kings sign shot-block specialist Eric Moreland to contract

The Kings announced they have signed forward Eric Moreland to a three-year contract.
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

Warriors' Steve Kerr watches, learns from Pete Carroll

According to Seahawks.com, Kerr attended Seattle's training camp in Renton, Washington, in order to 'soak in Carroll's coaching philosophy' before his first season as Warriors coach.
Akron Beacon Journal 4 hours ago

Beacon Journal rejects ad intended to take shot at LeBron James

Get that weak stuff out of here.That’s what two local newspapers told a Miami sports radio talker about his attempts to place derisive ads targeting hometown hero LeBron James.The Akron Beacon Journal on Wednesday rejected a proposed full-page color ad from the South Florida radio program hosted by Dan Le Batard. The ad was proposed to run in Sunday’s edition of the newspaper.The ad shows the two Miami Heat championship rings James won during his four seasons in South Beach and includes the words “You’re Welcome, LeBron.” The ad is signed “Sincerely, Miami Heat Fans.”Mark Cohen,...

Warriors’ Steve Kerr watches, learns from Pete Carroll, loses to Seahawk in shooting contest

The Warriors’ Steve Kerr went out of his way to pick the brain of Bill Parcells in preparation for a future in coaching, and in his quest for knowledge, he turned to another Super Bowl-winning coach in Pete Carroll on Wednesday. According… Continue Reading →The post Warriors’ Steve Kerr watches, learns from Pete Carroll, loses to Seahawk in shooting contest appeared first on Inside the Warriors.
Rip City Project 5 hours ago

Damian Lillard: Team USA Hopes Still Alive

As day 3 of Team USA training camp wraps up today, Damian Lillard continues to fight for a roster spot. The backcourt competition for the upcoming 2014 FIBA World Cup is outrageous, with the point guard position being the most fierce. With roughly five players vying for three spots on the roster, Team USA head coach […] Damian Lillard: Team USA Hopes Still Alive - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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