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Lakers Nation

NBA Free Agency Rumors: Lakers Planning Individual Workouts To Evaluate Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah, Marreese Speights

Since DeMarcus Cousins unfortunately suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, general manager Rob Pelinka and the Los Angeles...

ClutchPoints

3 Knicks’ players facing the most pressure in 2019-20 NBA season

This summer was supposed to be the crowning jewel in modern New York Knicks history. After finishing the 2018-19 regular season with a share for the top lottery odds in the NBA Draft and unloading Kristaps Porzingis to open up a second max salary slot in free agency, Knicks fans were salivating over a potential […] The post 3 Knicks’ players facing the most pressure in 2019-20 NBA season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Scottie Pippen gives Rockets upper edge over Lakers, Clippers

Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen is giving the Houston Rockets the upper edge in what’s likely to be a hard-fought race for the top spot in the Western Conference, especially against bolstered teams like the Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers. Pippen, like many others, was entertained with a wild free-agency period, seeing a series […] The post Scottie Pippen gives Rockets upper edge over Lakers, Clippers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Inquisitr

NBA Rumors: Mychal Thompson Gives Major Update On Klay Thompson’s Injury

Though they failed to convince Kevin Durant to stay, the Golden State Warriors succeeded to bring Klay Thompson back by signing him to a five-year, $190 million maximum contract in the 2019 NBA free agency. The departure of Durant will undeniably have a huge effect on the Warriors’ chances of reclaiming the NBA championship title next season but as long as they have the core of Thompson, Stephen Curry, and Draymond Green, Golden State will remain a legitimate threat in the deep Western Conference. Unfortunately, the Warriors won’t be at full strength when the 2019-20 NBA season...

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Gordon Hayward wishes Kyrie Irving ‘the best of luck as he goes to Brooklyn’

Boston Celtics small forward Gordon Hayward wishes star point guard Kyrie Irving “the best of luck as he goes to Brooklyn.” After playing the past two seasons with the Celtics, Irving signed a four-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets this summer in free agency. Boston replaced Irving with three-time All-Star Kemba Walker. Hayward says the […] The post Gordon Hayward wishes Kyrie Irving ‘the best of luck as he goes to Brooklyn’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Inquisitr

With Kyrie Irving Gone In Boston, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Ready To Reach Superstar Status, Says Aron Baynes

The departure of Kyrie Irving in the 2019 NBA free agency has undeniably broken the hearts of lots of Boston Celtics’ fans, especially those people who believed that “Uncle Drew” would be the player that would help them end their title drought. However, the Celtics could somehow receive some benefits from Irving’s decision to leave Boston for the Brooklyn Nets. Now that Irving is gone, Celtics’ young players Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown will have more opportunity to shine and unleash their full potential. Among the people who are betting on Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown to have a...

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers rumors: Rival executives weigh in on Dwight Howard

Recent Los Angeles Lakers rumors involve Dwight Howard, and rival executives think signing him would be a good idea. There have been a lot of Los Angeles Lakers rumors in recent days following the devastating news about DeMarcus Cousins. Cousins, who signed with the Lakers a few weeks ago in free agency, tore his ACL […] Los Angeles Lakers rumors: Rival executives weigh in on Dwight Howard - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Inquisitr

NBA Rumors: Sixers, Celtics Emerging As Top Landing Spots For Thunder F Danilo Gallinari, Per ‘Metro USA’

The crazy 2019 NBA offseason featured several NBA superstars leaving their respective teams to chase for an NBA championship title somewhere else. All the big names on the free agency market may have already found a new home, but several players are still expected to be traded before or during the 2019-20 NBA season. According to Matt Burke of Metro USA, one of the NBA superstars who will likely be moved before the 2020 February NBA trade deadline is Danilo Gallinari of the Oklahoma City Thunder.Click here to continue and read more...

Daily Knicks

New York Knicks: Looking back at the David Lee sign-and-trade

In this latest edition of New York Knicks Trade History, a look back at the sign-and-trade that sent David Lee to the Golden State Warriors in 2010. In 2010, the New York Knicks worked their way towards salary cap space for free agency. They built towards this for years, tearing down the roster to acquire […] New York Knicks: Looking back at the David Lee sign-and-trade - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Daily Knicks

New York Knicks: Terry Rozier recalls nearly signing in free agency

Terry Rozier signed with the Charlotte Hornets; but before that, he was set to join the New York Knicks in free agency. Free agency filled a handful of needs for the New York Knicks; among them, they signed a point guard, Elfrid Payton, to fill the depth chart with Dennis Smith Jr., who arrived via […] New York Knicks: Terry Rozier recalls nearly signing in free agency - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lakers Nation

NBA Free Agency Rumors: ‘Mutual Interest’ Between Lakers, Dwight Howard After DeMarcus Cousins Injury

When the Los Angeles Lakers shifted their attention to Plan B in free agency, there was great optimism after signing...

Inquisitr

NBA Rumors: Draymond Green Reacts On Warriors’ Undergo Status In 2019-20 Season, ‘I Like It’

While several NBA teams have made massive improvements on their roster this summer, the Golden State Warriors have lost one of their best players, Kevin Durant, in the 2019 NBA free agency. Despite strong efforts from the Warriors to convince him to stay, Durant still ended up leaving Golden State to team up with Kyrie Irving on the Brooklyn Nets. The departure of Durant from the Warriors has dramatically changed the NBA landscape.Click here to continue and read more...

ClutchPoints

Victor Oladipo claims Malcolm Brogdon’s signing was ‘pretty big’ for Pacers

Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo raves about the team’s acquisition of Malcolm Brogdon in free agency. In an interview with Indy Star’s J. Michael, Oladipo said that the Pacers luring Brogdon away from the Milwaukee Bucks was huge. “I was excited for the opportunity to play with (Brogdon),” Dipo said. “I know what type of […] The post Victor Oladipo claims Malcolm Brogdon’s signing was ‘pretty big’ for Pacers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Inquisitr

NBA Rumors: Robert Covington Could Be Traded To Jazz For Exum, Bradley Beal, And Picks, Per ‘Bleacher Report’

After suffering a first-round elimination from the hands of the Houston Rockets in the NBA Playoffs 2019, the Utah Jazz became more aggressive in upgrading their roster this summer. The Jazz engaged in a blockbuster deal with the Memphis Grizzlies to acquire All-Star point guard Mike Conley and signed Bojan Bogdanovic to a four-year, $73 million contract in the 2019 NBA free agency. Adding Conley and Bogdanovic to the core of Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert, and Joe Ingles will undeniably make the Jazz a team to watch out for in the 2019-20 NBA season.Click here to continue and read more...

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: 3 keys Avery Bradley brings to the team

The Los Angeles Lakers added veteran guard Avery Bradley to their backcourt during free agency. Here are three key things Bradley will bring to the court for the purple and gold. The Los Angeles Lakers made some quiet moves that can go a long way. Signing players like Danny Green, DeMarcus Cousins, and Quinn Cook […] Los Angeles Lakers: 3 keys Avery Bradley brings to the team - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: Steve Kerr devastated about DeMarcus Cousins

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, the former head coach for Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins, was devastated when he heard about his knee injury. The Los Angeles Lakers had big plans for center DeMarcus Cousins after signing the former All-Star center in free agency in July. Cousins signed for a little over […] Los Angeles Lakers: Steve Kerr devastated about DeMarcus Cousins - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Warriors news: Bob Myers explains why he opted to meet Kevin Durant personally to hear his free agency decision

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers wanted to meet with Kevin Durant personally to hear his free agency decision because he felt their relationship had earned that. Myers traveled to New York, where Durant informed him he was leaving the Warriors after three seasons to sign with the Brooklyn Nets. “Here’s what I wanted,” […] The post Warriors news: Bob Myers explains why he opted to meet Kevin Durant personally to hear his free agency decision appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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3 Pacers players facing the most pressure in 2019-20

Kevin Pritchard and the Indiana Pacers are feeling like major winners so far this offseason. After getting knocked out of the first round of the NBA Playoffs by the Boston Celtics last season, they knew major changes needed to happen. Those changed came very quickly in free agency. Gone are Bojan Bogdanovic, Thaddeus Young, Tyreke […] The post 3 Pacers players facing the most pressure in 2019-20 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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TNT signing Stan Van Gundy as NBA game analyst

Players aren’t the only ones making their free agency moves this off-season, but broadcasters and TV analysts as well. The latest move to happen within the analyst circles comes from Stan Van Gundy, who will reportedly join Turner Sports as an in-game analyst for its NBA broadcast, per Andrew Marchand of The New York Post. […] The post TNT signing Stan Van Gundy as NBA game analyst appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Raptors’ Marc Gasol reacts to Kawhi Leonard leaving NBA champions for Clippers

Eyebrows raised across the league in late June when Marc Gasol put off free agency for another year by picking up the player option on the final season of his existing contract. Would the 34-year-old big man really have committed to another season with the Toronto Raptors if Kawhi Leonard wasn’t joining him? Assumptions otherwise […] The post Raptors’ Marc Gasol reacts to Kawhi Leonard leaving NBA champions for Clippers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Warriors GM Bob Myers says it’s ‘comforting’ to have Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green after losing Kevin Durant

Despite losing two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant this summer in free agency, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers says it’s “comforting” to have Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green on the roster. The three All-Stars, who won the 2015 championship without Durant, are eager to show the critics the Warriors are still an […] The post Warriors GM Bob Myers says it’s ‘comforting’ to have Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green after losing Kevin Durant appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Inquisitr

NBA Legend Michael Jordan Influenced Terry Rozier To Choose Hornets Over Knicks In Free Agency

The departure of Kemba Walker in the 2019 NBA free agency has broken the hearts of lots of Charlotte Hornets’ fans, especially those people who believe that the All-Star point guard would be the man that could help them win their first NBA championship title. Luckily, the Hornets didn’t lose Walker as an unrestricted free agent without getting anything in return. In a sign-and-trade deal with the Boston Celtics, the Hornets managed to acquire Terry Rozier in exchange for Walker. In a recent interview with Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report, Terry Rozier revealed that the Hornets were...

Daily Knicks

The New York Knicks are rebuilding the right way

Are the New York Knicks taking the proper course towards rebuilding? Minutes before the 6:00 p.m. start of free agency on June 30, 2019,  Kevin Durant announced on Instagram that he was taking his talents to the Brooklyn Nets. At 7:35 p.m. the same evening, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted this New York Knicks news: Free […] The New York Knicks are rebuilding the right way - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Member of Lakers says DeMarcus Cousins’ ACL injury is a ‘big loss’

The Los Angeles Lakers lost center DeMarcus Cousins to an ACL injury before the 2019-20 season started. Cousins tore his left ACL playing in a pick-up game in Las Vegas. The four-time All-Star, who signed a one-year deal with the Lakers this summer in free agency, will miss the entire 2019-20 campaign. “Big loss,” one […] The post Member of Lakers says DeMarcus Cousins’ ACL injury is a ‘big loss’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Grizzly Bear Blues

Breaking down the Grizzlies 2019-2020 schedule

Photo by Sean Berry/NBAE via The Grizzlies regular season schedule has been released! Here’s a month-by-month breakdown of what to watch for this coming season. On Monday, the NBA released the 2019-2020 regular season schedule. This announcement was good timing on the part of the league because there has been the need for some NBA news since the end of the crazy free agency period. The lull has been nice, but it has been just long enough to have that craving for a new season. The Memphis Grizzlies will come in to this season with a clean slate. NBA Champion Marc Gasol and Mike Conley...

Hoops Habit

Brooklyn Nets: Kyrie Irving’s underappreciated shooting

New Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has long been regarded as one of the best ball handlers in the NBA, but his shooting has become a bit underrated. Brooklyn Nets supporters were surely thrilled when Kyrie Irving signed in free agency this summer, but not everyone’s a fan of the enigmatic 27-year-old. Whether it’s due to […] Brooklyn Nets: Kyrie Irving’s underappreciated shooting - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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Pelton: Nets could ‘regress to mean’ in 2019-20

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Back to basketball... ESPN’s post-schedule release win projections are out and Kevin Pelton thinks the Nets may only be as good as last year, nothing more ... assuming Kevin Durant doesn’t play at all. Pelton projects the Nets at 41 wins —one fewer than last year— and the eighth seed in the East, down two. Could the Nets take a step back after landing stars Durant and Kyrie Irving in free agency? It seems possible, starting with the fact that Durant might not play at all in 2019-20. (He isn’t included in Brooklyn’s projection.) Given the...

Swarm and Sting

2019-20 Eastern Conference Standings Predictions: Where do the Charlotte Hornets sit?

As the 2019-20 season slowly approaches, the Charlotte Hornets figure to struggle and finish towards the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. Remember all the madness of NBA Free Agency back in early July? It feels so long ago. Fans are now getting antsy for the 2019-20 season to start. The league is wide open […] 2019-20 Eastern Conference Standings Predictions: Where do the Charlotte Hornets sit? - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

How the wild 2019 NBA free agency period reshaped the power structure of the league | ESPN

Elle Duncan narrates the story of how the dominoes fell during the 2019 NBA free agency. Some of the biggest moves include Anthony Davis getting traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant, & Kyrie Irving signing with the Brooklyn Nets, Kawhi Leonard,

Caris LeVert describes his reaction to the Nets signing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving | The Jump

Brooklyn Nets wing Caris LeVert joins Dave McMenamin, Ramona Shelburne and Malika Andrews to talk about coming back from his big injury, his reaction to the team signing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in 2019 NBA free agency, which of his teammates (includ

Blake Griffin says he was '0-for-3' in free agency recruiting this year | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Kevin Arnovitz and Dave McMenamin react to Detroit Pistons big man Blake Griffin saying he was '0-for-3' in recruiting during 2019 NBA free agency. #TheJump ✔