10:56 AM EDT, Wed August 27, 2014
Akron Beacon Journal 14 hours ago
LeBron James, Kevin Love forged friendship at London Olympics

LeBron James, Kevin Love forged friendship at London Olympics

INDEPENDENCE: When he introduced Kevin Love to Cleveland on Tuesday, Cavs General Manager David Griffin called it a culmination of 18 months of trade negotiations. Truthfully, however, the genesis to this moment dates back even further, to the bus rides and countless locker room discussions at the 2012 London Olympics. It was in those casual moments LeBron James began trying to cultivate a relationship with Love. James told Love he was going to be the reason the Americans won gold, consistently praising him and telling him he didn’t realize just how good he was. Despite all the compliments,...
St. Paul Pioneer Press 15 hours ago

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor would have preferred call from Love

When Glen Taylor was asked Tuesday about the way Kevin Love departed Minnesota, the Timberwolves owner paused for a moment, then told a story about another Wolves power forward: Al Jefferson.
Fear The Sword 1 hour ago

Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Love responds to sniping from Minnesota owner Glen Taylor

The trade has been consummated, Kevin Love is in Cleveland, but some feelings die hard Cleveland Cavaliers fans have experience losing a star player. We have experience losing a star player in his prime that left his native area. We know Minnesota's pain in losing Kevin Love, even if fans haven't been...
News-Herald 13 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers: General Manager David Griffin said waiting for Kevin Love trade was 'angst-ridden 30 days'

Cavaliers general manager David Griffin called it an "angst-ridden 30 days." The Cavaliers made a verbal agreement to trade swingman Andrew Wiggins to the Timberwolves for Kevin Love on July 25, Griffin said. That was the date the Cavaliers signed Wiggins to a four-year contract. As per league rules,...
Bucks trade Carlos Delfino, Miroslav Raduljica to Clippers for Jared Dudley, pick

Bucks trade Carlos Delfino, Miroslav Raduljica to Clippers for Jared Dudley, pick

On Tuesday, the Bucks traded Carlos Delfino, center Miroslav Raduljica and a 2015 second-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for small forward Jared Dudley and a 2017 first-round pick.
Steve Perrin / Clips Nation 14 hours ago

Dudley and a pick for Delfino and Raduljica -- Why the Clippers did it

The Clippers didn't lose much in this trade, but the didn't gain a lot either. The one thing they did gain was a little bit of flexibility. At first glance, the Los Angeles Clippers' trade of Jared Dudley and a 2017 first round pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica looks...
Blazersedge 6 hours ago

Damian Lillard has arrived as an NBA superstar. What's next for the Portland Trail Blazers?

Portland point guard Damian Lillard is an All-Star, All-NBA Third-Teamer, commercial actor and video game cover star, among other prolific roles both on and off the court. How will Lillard's newfound star power affect the Blazers going forward? Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard's star power has skyrocketed since the 2012 NBA Draft, when Portland made him the No. 6 overall pick. Playing in Ogden, Utah at Weber State University from 2008 to 2012, Lillard's national exposure was fairly minimal, especially for an All-American who averaged 24.5 points, five rebounds and four assists per...

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philly.com 14 hours ago

Sixers acquire center Hasheem Thabeet from Oklahoma City Thunder

The Sixers acquired center Hasheem Thabeet and cash from the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday for a protected 2015 second-round pick and a trade exception.
Denver Post 15 hours ago
Kenneth Faried helps USA to another victory before start of World Cup

Kenneth Faried helps USA to another victory before start of World Cup

Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried helped lead the U.S. men's national basketball team to another exhibition victory on Tuesday, a 101-71 rout of Slovenia at Gran Canaria Arena, the team's final
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Jackie Robinson West moments to remember

1. The phone rang, and on the other end was President Barack Obama. Jackie Robinson West players and coaches gathered around manager Darold Butler's phone Saturday night after defeating Las Vegas 7-5 for the United States championship.

Jackie Robinson West moments to remember

1. The phone rang, and on the other end was President Barack Obama. Jackie Robinson West players and coaches gathered around manager Darold Butler's phone Saturday night after defeating Las Vegas 7-5 for the United States championship.
philly.com 15 hours ago

Oklahoma City trades C Thabeet to 76ers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded center Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.

Dodgers prospect Corey Seager to play in Arizona Fall League

Corey Seager is still a shortstop, still a major prospect and still a couple years away from the majors.

NBA free agents: Class of 2014 (Updated)

Players who entered the offseason as NBA free agents or since have been added to the list:
Houston Chronicle 16 hours ago

US beat Slovenia in final tune-up before FIBA World Cup

Associated Press LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands — Mike Krzyzewski’s big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain’s imposing frontcourt. “I’m not going to compare. I haven’t seen Spain play,” Krzyzewski said. “If we play Spain, it’s a long way away. So I’m just concentrating […]

NBA expands baseline space for player safety

After years of complaints from the likes of Gregg Popovich, Tony Parker and his NBA colleagues will have more space to operate after the NBA reduced the number of camera positions on the baseline to 20.
Dan Labbe / Plain Dealer 16 hours ago

Cavaliers GM David Griffin suffers 'angst-ridden' 30 days waiting for Kevin Love trade to become official

Cavaliers GM David Griffin discusses the moratorium period between the signing of Andrew Wiggins and the moment the trade for Kevin Love became official.

Brian Kelly names captains at Notre Dame

Less than a week before Notre Dame opens its season, coach Brian Kelly has settled on his captains.
Chris Hine / Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Brian Kelly names captains at Notre Dame

Less than a week before Notre Dame opens its season, coach Brian Kelly has settled on his captains.

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