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philly.com 8 hours ago
Sixers acquire Gerald Wallace from Warriors

Sixers acquire Gerald Wallace from Warriors

Veteran forward joins the team in a deal that sends Jason Thompson to Golden State in return.
Oakland Tribune 14 hours ago

Warriors acquire Jason Thompson

The Golden State Warriors acquire Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for Gerald Wallace.
San Francisco Chronicle 13 hours ago

Warriors acquire Jason Thompson from 76ers

Gerald Wallace didn’t even make it to training camp with the Warriors. Wallace, acquired in the David Lee deal with Boston - which was officially completed Monday - turned around and headed to Philadelphia on Friday. The Warriors traded Wallace to the 76ers for 6-foot-11 forward/center...
philly.com 12 hours ago

Sixers trade Jason Thompson to Warriors; get Gerald Wallace in return

Jason Thompson's tenure as the homegrown 76er lasted 22 days. The Sixers traded the Camden native, who played at Lenape High School, to the Golden State Warriors on Friday for Gerald Wallace and a 2016 NBA draft consideration. The Sixers have to right to swap the lesser of the first-round picks from...
Rip City Project 12 hours ago

Trail Blazers guarantee Allen Crabbe’s contract

Jabari Young of CSNNW reports that the Portland Trail Blazers have guaranteed the contract of Allen Crabbe for the 2015-16 NBA season. Entering his third year in the league, Crabbe stands to make over $900K; still a tremendous value to the Trail Blazers. Crabbe has shown to be a gifted 3-point shooter and a strong […] Trail Blazers guarantee Allen Crabbe’s contract - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
New York Daily News 15 hours ago
Knicks sign guard Sasha Vujacic to training camp contract

Knicks sign guard Sasha Vujacic to training camp contract

Phil Jackson is reuniting with one of his former Lakers, agreeing with guard Sasha Vujacic to a training camp contract.
Former Dallas Maverick Bernard James signs with team in China

Former Dallas Maverick Bernard James signs with team in China

The Dallas Mavericks acquired Bernard James in a draft night trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2012 NBA Draft. Friday, he agreed to terms to return to China to once … [visit site to read more]
Detroit Bad Boys 16 hours ago

Pistons News: Ben Wallace enjoying retirement; Detroit putting faith in youth movement

Big Ben enjoyed a successful career in the NBA, his retirement seems to have followed the same note Ben Wallace talks remote control cars, past transgressions in interview Darvin Ham, Chauncey Billups, Tayshaun Prince and many others contributed to SLAM's Yaron Weitzman's piece delving into Ben Wallace's playing past and current activities. The entire article is worth a read, and I cannot give it justice, so I strongly recommend you head over to SLAM and take it in. Here are some of the quotes that stood out. On versing Shaquille O'Neal in the 2004 NBA Finals: "Did I think I was...
Mavs Moneyball 15 hours ago

Happy birthday, Mark Cuban, we got you presents

What do you get a billionaire owner who can literally buy anything? Mark Cuban, the Mavericks' outspoken owner and possible vice presidential candidate, turns 57 today. While it's difficult to think that we could offer Cuban anything for his birthday, other than free press, a few of us here at Mavs Moneyball have a few items that we feel he deserves. It turns out there are a few things that a billionaire doesn't already have. Tim Cato: With Cuban-American relations on the mend, the easy answer is a pack of cigars, but let's venture even further into the blue gulf waters: just buy Cuba...
Net Income / NetsDaily 23 hours ago

Nets out of the big money era?

Sports Intelligence is out with its annual report on spending by professional sports teams, looking at salary figures for 333 pro sports teams.  Last season, it notes, the Nets were the 11th biggest spender among all teams worldwide, with an average salary of $6.25 million.  That was first in the NBA and third in the US behind the Dodgers ($8.0 million at No. 5) and the Yankees ($7.3 million at No. 9). The year before, the post-Boston trade Nets were even higher, at No. 6 worldwide --and No. 3 in the U.S. -- with an average salary of $6.81 million. So what about this year, with the buyout...
Bright Side Of The Sun 22 hours ago

Suns Swag: 5 of the rarest Phoenix Suns items for sale on eBay

Phoenix Suns items for sale on eBay you've never seen before. Connie Hawkins Prototype Game Issued Jersey Our first entry into the rebirth of Suns Swag is an ultra rare one. From the seller: "In their early years, the Suns' first two major stars were Gail Goodrich and the High Flyin' Hawk. The team's uniforms were made by a somewhat obscure company called Spanjian. However, most of the major uniform manufacturers wanted to secure the Phoenix Suns as a client. Through all this lobbying, Sand Knit submitted this particular garment. It was prepared for Connie Hawkins (because of his...

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Rip City Project 23 mins ago

Al-Farouq Aminu ready to represent Africa in first ever NBA Africa Game

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu will represent Africa this morning in the first ever NBA Africa Game. He has been in Johannesburg preparing since Monday. Previously, he has represented Nigeria, the country of his parents’ birth, in the Olympics. Being able to expand his representation to an entire continent in such momentous fashion is […] Al-Farouq Aminu ready to represent Africa in first ever NBA Africa Game - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.
Chicago Tribune 5 hours ago

Elena Delle Donne scores 21 points in Sky's 88-77 loss to L.A. Sparks

Candace Parker scored 31 points and all five starters reached double figures to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to their first road win of the season, 88-77 over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.

Elena Delle Donne scores 21 points in Sky's 88-77 loss to L.A. Sparks

Candace Parker scored 31 points and all five starters reached double figures to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to their first road win of the season, 88-77 over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.
Boston Herald 7 hours ago
Brad Stevens off to Africa

Brad Stevens off to Africa

Brad Stevens considers his first trip to Africa to be such a rare opportunity, the Celtics coach has brought his entire family.Stevens is on the coaching staff of Team World, which will play Team Africa tomorrow in Johanesburg, South Africa, in the first NBA event ever held on African soil. Team Africa features players of African descent, like Sudan’s Luol Deng. Team World, which includes players like the Clippers’ Chris Paul and the Celtics’ Evan Turner, takes its roster from every other part of the planet.

Detectives investigate fiery fatal crash in Deerfield Beach

Witnesses pulled a man from a wrecked car moments before it became engulfed in flames, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

Cops arrest 13 for drug trafficking along Semoran Boulevard

Authorities issued 25 arrest warrants for people in connection with drug trafficking, according to Orlando police.

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