6:40 PM EDT, Sun June 25, 2017
Peachtree Hoops 10 hours ago
How the Jimmy Butler trade directly affects the Atlanta Hawks

How the Jimmy Butler trade directly affects the Atlanta Hawks

The Hawks could benefit from the missteps of the Chicago Bulls. On Feb. 20, 2015, the Atlanta Hawks traded 2014 first round pick Adreian Payne to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for a first round draft pick in the future. The move was executed, at least in part, to extract value from a depreciated asset, as Payne struggled in Atlanta before, well, struggling some more in Minnesota. Now, the pick is ready to potentially convey and one particular move could impact its future. On draft night, the Chicago Bulls sent Jimmy Butler and the No. 16 overall pick to the Wolves in exchange...
Inquisitr 7 hours ago

NBA Rumors: After Timberwolves Trade, Kyle Lowry, Jrue Holiday Or Other Point Guard On Team’s Radar

In the latest NBA rumors, the Minnesota Timberwolves trade to acquire Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls may not be the only big move the team makes this offseason. There are now reports coming out that Minnesota is looking to add another experienced guard into the mix as they look to improve their...
Inquisitr 1 hour ago

New York Knicks Rumors: Derrick Rose May Reunite With Ex-Teammate Jimmy Butler In Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau has already pulled off one big trade to reunite with Jimmy Butler, and now, rumor has it that Derrick Rose may soon join them. Derrick Rose is going to become a free agent when July 1 hits, but there are many believe that he’s simply heading back to...
Lake Show Life 8 hours ago
Los Angeles Lakers: 3 Reasons why drafting Josh Hart was the right move

Los Angeles Lakers: 3 Reasons why drafting Josh Hart was the right move

With the 30th pick, the Los Angeles Lakers drafted Josh Hart. Here are three reasons why this was a smart pick. Not many teams had Josh Hart on their radar coming into the 2017 NBA Draft. Most mock drafts had him going mid-late second round. However, the Los Angeles Lakers took him at the end […] Los Angeles Lakers: 3 Reasons why drafting Josh Hart was the right move - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lake Show Life 2 hours ago

Los Angeles Lakers receive good mark in Chad Ford’s 2017 NBA Draft grades

The Los Angeles Lakers received a very good mark from Chad Ford in his 2017 NBA Draft grades. The Los Angeles Lakers were busy during the 2017 NBA Draft. They were making moves for the draft even before Thursday night when the festivities began. A few days before the draft, the Lakers completed a trade...
Hoops Hype 4 hours ago

Mavericks expected to decline Dirk Nowitzki contract option, sign new deal

The Dallas Mavericks are expected to decline the team option on the contract of Dirk Nowitzki, which would have been for $25 million. League sources say Dallas has informed Dirk Nowitzki that it will decline his $25 million option for next season to sign him to a new deal. — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine)...
Boston Herald 9 hours ago
Top targets on NBA free agent market

Top targets on NBA free agent market

The free agent market is about to open, and as usual Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and coach Brad Stevens will be hitting dial at midnight on Saturday.Here’s where they will start:GORDON HAYWARDUtah Jazz, small forwardHayward’s history with Brad Stevens always has been the starting point for those who believe the multi-skilled Jazz forward eventually would become a Celtic. But perhaps he won’t be so easy to extract from the team that holds his Larry Bird rights, with the additional money that entails. Hayward seems to enjoy life out west. He’s built a home for...
Purple and Blue 2 hours ago

NBA free agency rumors: Utah Jazz frontrunners to land Milos Teodosic

NBA free agency tips off on July 1; the Utah Jazz may lead the race to land EuroLeague star Milos Teodosic once the frenzy begins. As part of their bid to keep 2017 All-Star Gordon Hayward with the franchise, the Utah Jazz are also looking to shore up their point guard position. Although he’s probably...
Fear The Sword 2 hours ago
2016-17 Cleveland Cavaliers player review: Tristan Thompson

2016-17 Cleveland Cavaliers player review: Tristan Thompson

A look back at Tristan Thompson’s sixth season in the NBA Tristan Thompson completed another successful season in the wine and gold. Every season that goes by is another season where Thompson turns non-believers into disciples. Ever since he signed an $82 million deal to remain in Cleveland, Thompson has been heavily criticized by opposing fanbases. Judging from his stat line this past season where he averaged 8.1 points and 9.2 rebounds per game, he doesn’t come off as an incredibly valuable player. When in reality, he’s easily the Cavaliers fourth best player and it’s not until...

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Thunderous Intentions 3 hours ago

OKC Thunder in the news: NBA Salary Cap Reduction, Malcolm Hill to play for OKC in Orlando

Welcome to OKC Thunder – In the news for Sunday, June 25 featuring topical daily news on your favorite team and the NBA. You’ve heard the expression – “the calm before the storm”? Well that is the territory the NBA heads into the week. As media focuses on the draft and new players in the […] OKC Thunder in the news: NBA Salary Cap Reduction, Malcolm Hill to play for OKC in Orlando - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project 4 hours ago

GM Neil Olshey sheds light on Trail Blazers draft picks

GM Neil Olshey ended draft night two Blazers draft picks. He shared insights on the decisions to trade away picks. Newly-made Blazers picks Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan received high praise from GM Neil when he met with reporters: On Zach Collins We targeted him really early in the process…he’s everything you want to look for […] GM Neil Olshey sheds light on Trail Blazers draft picks - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sports Illustrated 5 hours ago

Report: Mavericks decline Dirk Nowitzki's $25 million option to sign a new deal

The Dallas Mavericks have declined Dirk Nowitzki's $25 million option for next year but expect him back.
Inquisitr 5 hours ago
Houston Rockets Serious About Signing Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul

Houston Rockets Serious About Signing Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul

The possibility of point guard Chris Paul joining the Houston Rockets have increased over the last couple of days. Paul, as most people expected, will utilize the player option in his Los Angeles Clippers‘ contract to become a free agent. In doing so, Chris Paul has opened the door for a potential departure. Nothing is imminent with Chris Paul and where would play. He has informed the Clippers that will skip the final year of his deal, according to the Los Angeles Times. Not only did Chris Paul exercise his opt-out clause, but so did power forward Blake Griffin. Chris Paul has some...
Former Indianapolis Colt Robert Mathis weighs in on Paul George situation

Former Indianapolis Colt Robert Mathis weighs in on Paul George situation

Colts great says in a tweet that he respects George's decision       
CSN Washington 6 hours ago

How will Wizards' trade for Tim Frazier affect Tomas Satoransky?

In one sense, the Wizards' trade for Tim Frazier on Wednesday night was good news for Tomas Satoransky. Frazier is good, but he's
Sports Illustrated 7 hours ago

DeMar DeRozan Q&A: Raptors Star Wants Kobe To Become The Next Great Legacy Brand

DeMar DeRozan wants Kobe Bryant to have the next great legacy brand, and he’s doing his part.
CSN Washington 7 hours ago

Wizards remain intent on signing Otto Porter and John Wall to new deals, president Ernie Grunfeld says

Each time Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld or head coach Scott Brooks refer to their team's future, they include Otto Porter's name despite the latter just
NBA 7 hours ago

Ben Simmons shows recovery progress with dunk

The Philadelphia 76ers have a lot of reasons to be optimistic about their team's future after selecting Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in last Thursday's NBA Draft.
Orange County Register 8 hours ago
This week’s best deals on baseball, patio, 4th of July, Metrolink and more

This week’s best deals on baseball, patio, 4th of July, Metrolink and more

Hi, it’s me, Marla Jo, your columnist and deals maven. . If you know a great deal, let me know at mfisher@scng.com. You can also find me at Deals Diva on Facebook and Twitter. And don’t forget to read my humor columns on Wednesdays in the Register. WAREHOUSE SALE Vestal Watch is holding a three-day […]
Orlando Sentinel 11 hours ago

Get ready for Boombah Sports Complex in Seminole County

The world of large sports venues that have sold naming rights includes Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. But even smaller sports markets are getting into the lucrative branding game, which can reap major dividends by...

NBA Player News

  • 5 Jimmy Butler

    Jimmy Butler

    Jimmy Butler: From small-town Texas to NBA stardom to Timberwolves

  • 4 Paul George

    Paul George

    Former Indianapolis Colt Robert Mathis weighs in on Paul George situation

  • 3 Dirk Nowitzki

    Dirk Nowitzki

    Report: Mavericks decline Dirk Nowitzki's $25 million option to sign a new deal

  • 2 Kristaps Porzingis

    Kristaps Porzingis

    New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis, Frank Ntilikina a mismatch nightmare

  • 2 Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose

    New York Knicks Rumors: Derrick Rose May Reunite With Ex-Teammate Jimmy Butler In Minnesota

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