5:27 PM EDT, Fri July 31, 2015
Atlantic Rumors & News
New York Daily News 1 hour ago
Phil Jackson is reuniting with one of his former Lakers, agreeing with guard Sasha Vujacic to a training camp contract.
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...
Queen City Hoops Jul 28, 2015
On Tuesday afternoon there were rumors swirling around Twitter that the newly-acquired Nicolas Batum was already looking to get out of Charlotte. An article by NBC Sports made the claim that Batum was eyeing the Toronto Raptors next season when he becomes a free agent. But Nicolas Batum quickly denied that report via Twitter, in a rather humorous fashion: […] The post Nicolas Batum denies wanting to play for the Toronto Raptors appeared first on Queen City Hoops.
The Piscataway native was a star on the court and in the classroom at Kentucky
New York Daily News Jul 28, 2015
Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is boasting of a successful offseason for the Nets.
Mikhail Prokhorov has spoken, but it was what he didn’t say that spoke volumes. The Nets unveiled a two-minute video from their owner late Tuesday morning on the team’s website, and...
Bol Bol, a rising high school sophomore, is ranked No. 19 overall in 2018 class
The Knicks are searching for a new head coach — the Westchester Knicks, that is. Craig Hodges who took over as Westchester’s D-League head coach after Kevin Whitted was fired...
Not that she needed the help, but quite a team they've got there.
philly.com Jul 28, 2015
The guard shared a photo on Instagram showing him as a player at Michigan staring down Ohio State coach Thad Matta.
Boston Herald Jul 28, 2015
WALTHAM — David Lee finally saw the best the NBA has to offer during the past three seasons, culminating in an NBA championship with Golden State last month.But he knows the other side, too. As Lee admitted to big laughs yesterday, he lived his first five seasons with the Knicks, so he recognizes a train wreck when he sees one.And Lee believes he can draw parallels between the Celtics’ current situation and the Warriors’ rebuild, which netted a title.
Boston Herald Jul 28, 2015
WALTHAM — When Amir Johnson walked into the gym at the Celtics practice facility, he was more than a little stunned to see NBA legend and former Pistons assistant coach Dave Cowens.“I wasn’t expecting to see him there, but it was really nice,” Johnson said later — after the press conference formally introducing him and others.Cowens, meanwhile, is a tad surprised to see Johnson on the Celtics roster, but, in line with Amir’s reaction, he thinks it’s really nice, as well.
New York Daily News Jul 27, 2015
Phil Jackson told a friend in February that he was weary of giving Memphis’ Marc Gasol a contract with a starting salary of $18 million.
Shane Larkin sounds ready to move on from the triangle offense. After Knicks team president Phil Jackson was quoted as saying Larkin “hasn’t grown any since the start of the...
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