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Daily Knicks

Knicks Trade Rumors: Marvin Bagley III interest was ‘flatly rejected”

The New York Knicks attempted to work a deal with the Sacramento Kings around Kristaps Porzingis and Marvin Bagley III, but was “flatly rejected.” The New York Knicks moved Kristaps Porzingis before the trade deadline to the Dallas Mavericks, ending a relationship that frayed over a 20-month span. However, this was not the only team […] Knicks Trade Rumors: Marvin Bagley III interest was ‘flatly rejected” - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Blazer's Edge

How Do the Trail Blazers Stack Up in the Western Conference Post-Deadline?

Thanks to the Rodney Hood acquisition and inactivity from their competition, the Blazers find themselves in good position in the Western Conference entering the season’s stretch run. The Trade Deadline has come and gone, and the NBA All-Star break is rapidly approaching. The 2019 NBA Playoffs race is starting to take shape, and the Portland Trail Blazers find themselves in the middle of a crowded Western Conference. While the top teams in the East made major moves, it was all quiet on the western front. In fact, the Blazers and Kings were the only real buyers out West. Portland improved...

Blazer's Edge

Labissiere Hoping to Help Blazers After Trade

Jamie Hudson of NBC Sports Northwest catches up with the newest Blazer. At the 2019 NBA trade deadline, the Portland Trail Blazers acquired forward Skal Labissiere of the Sacramento Kings in exchange for forward Caleb Swanigan. Labissiere recently talked with NBC Sports Northwest’s Jamie Hudson about what value he brings to the team: Just do the little things, come in and help the team out anyway I can...Whether it’s talk on defense, set good screens...I see that the offense, it’s really, like the bigs have to set a lot of screens for Dame and CJ to get them open. Labissiere has yet...

ClutchPoints

Dave Joerger still at odds on where to play Harrison Barnes

The trade deadline brought in plenty of interesting moves, but one of the underrated ones was the acquisition of Harrison Barnes by the Sacramento Kings. Head coach Dave Joerger had lusted over Barnes for quite awhile now, but he has quickly found himself at odds as to which position he should play him in. Barnes […] The post Dave Joerger still at odds on where to play Harrison Barnes appeared first on ClutchPoints.

SportsDay

5 things to know about new Mavs forward Justin Jackson, including how he was traded for his 'favorite former Tar Heel'

As the NBA trade deadline dust settled, Justin Jackson found himself on the Dallas Mavericks' roster as part of the deal that sent Harrison Barnes to the Sacramento Kings. Here are a few things you might not know about the Mavs' new small forward:The BasicsName: Justin Jackson Position: ForwardHeight: 6-8 Weight: 210 lbs.Born: March 28, 1995 in Houston, TexasSchool: North CarolinaDrafted: First round (No. 15 overall) in 2017 NBA draft by PortlandOn the moveSince deciding to declare early for the NBA draft after his junior year at the Univeristy of North Carolina, Jackson's name has already...

Bright Side Of The Sun

Center of the Sun:  Suns fall to 11-47 with one game left before All-Star break

24 games left in yet another season that has crushed the hopes of Suns fans. Welcome to the weekly news roundup of your Phoenix Suns. Game Recaps vs Houston Rockets L (118-110) Full Recap @ Utah Jazz L (116-88) Full Recap vs Golden State Warriors L (117-107) Full Recap @ Sacramento Kings L (117-104) Full Recap I dare say that few Suns fans were pleased with last week. Not only did the Suns lose all four games and extended their losing streak to 14 games but also left us completely underwhelmed at the trade deadline. Personally, I am pleased - a little - with them for acquiring Tyler Johnson...

ClutchPoints

Can the Grizzlies now rebuild Jaren Jackson Jr. as the franchise cornerstone?

If Zach Randolph leaving the Memphis Grizzlies for the Sacramento Kings during the summer of 2017 did not signal the official end of the Grit ‘n Grind era, then the Grizzlies’ trade of Marc Gasol at the Thursday deadline certainly did. After 10-and-a-half seasons in Memphis, Gasol was dealt to the Toronto Raptors at the […] The post Can the Grizzlies now rebuild Jaren Jackson Jr. as the franchise cornerstone? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Vlade Divac thinks Kings are headed in the right direction after Harrison Barnes trade

The Sacramento Kings bolstered their playoff hopes before the trade deadline this past week, acquiring forward Harrison Barnes in a deal with the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. After the deal, Kings general manager Vlade Divac said he feels the franchise is headed in the right direction: “I think we’re going in a good direction,” […] The post Vlade Divac thinks Kings are headed in the right direction after Harrison Barnes trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Harrison Barnes says ‘it’s kind of daylight and darkness’ when discussing Kings’ progress

The Sacramento Kings are on the rise, and were incredibly active at the trade deadline. This included acquiring power forward Harrison Barnes from the Dallas Mavericks. Barnes excited to be joining the Kings. As he told Jason Jones of The Athletic: Prior to the game, Barnes was already impressed with this version of the Kings […] The post Harrison Barnes says ‘it’s kind of daylight and darkness’ when discussing Kings’ progress appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Hoops Habit

NBA Trade Grades: Kings, Blazers swap Skal Labissiere for Caleb Swanigan

The Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers swapped reserve power forwards at the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline. Here are the NBA Trade Grades for both sides. The week leading up to the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline was hectic. Numerous players changed addresses, greatly shifting the NBA landscape in the process. Among the flurry of crazy […] NBA Trade Grades: Kings, Blazers swap Skal Labissiere for Caleb Swanigan - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

ClutchPoints

Report: Kings to sign Corey Brewer to 10-day contract

The 2019 NBA Trade Deadline was Thursday at 3 PM EST. However, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Sacramento Kings made another notable addition after the deadline had already passed: The Kings are planning to sign Corey Brewer to a 10-day contract, league source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2019 Brewer, […] The post Report: Kings to sign Corey Brewer to 10-day contract appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Dream Shake

Grading the Houston Rockets’ trade deadline moves

Maybe the Rockets’ moves shouldn’t be graded on what they are, but what they could be. This trade deadline, the Houston Rockets continued on with their trend of purging bad contracts and, albeit, bad players. In a three-team trade involving the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Sacramento Kings, the Rockets unloaded Marquese Chriss and Brandon Knight to the Cavaliers. In another trade with the Philadelphia 76ers, Houston dumped off James Ennis III. All these players have also one glaring thing in common: they were all added this offseason. They now join the ranks of Michael Carter-Williams...

SportsDay

An interrupted pregame ritual, missed flight and 'crazy' two days: How Justin Jackson joined the Mavericks after trade-deadline frenzy

Justin Jackson sat on the bench, ready to pray -- just as he does every game -- before the Sacramento Kings played the Houston Rockets Wednesday night.But this iteration of his pregame ritual went unlike any other.Soon after sitting down, a Kings official informed Jackson the organization had traded him to the Dallas Mavericks. He wouldn’t be playing against his hometown team. Jackson went to the locker room and stayed there the entire first half.In his first comments since the deal sent him and Zach Randolph to Dallas for Harrison Barnes, Jackson recounted the hectic sequence after the...

Golden Gate Sports

Sacramento Kings: Grading the Iman Shumpert-Alec Burks trade

The Sacramento Kings included Iman Shumpert in a three-team deal that netted them Alec Burks. Let’s slap this last-second move ahead of the 2019 NBA trade deadline with a grade. We all knew the Sacramento Kings were looking to make a move before Thursday’s 2019 NBA trade deadline. However, I don’t think many people were […] Sacramento Kings: Grading the Iman Shumpert-Alec Burks trade - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

The Smoking Cuban

Dallas Mavericks: Harrison Barnes heads to the Kings for Justin Jackson

The Dallas Mavericks completed another trade on the eve of the deadline sending Harrison Barnes to the Kings for Justin Jackson and Zach Randolph. The Dallas Mavericks got in on the frenzy of trade action on Feb. 6. On the eve of the deadline, Dallas sent Harrison Barnes to the Sacramento Kings for Justin Jackson and […] Dallas Mavericks: Harrison Barnes heads to the Kings for Justin Jackson - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Golden Gate Sports

Sacramento Kings: Harrison Barnes trade is high-risk, high-reward move

The Sacramento Kings acquired Harrison Barnes the day before the 2019 NBA trade deadline, a move that could get them into the playoffs or set them back a couple of years. There it is. The bold move the Sacramento Kings were expected to make came on Wednesday night, when they struck a deal with the […] Sacramento Kings: Harrison Barnes trade is high-risk, high-reward move - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

NBA Daily Show: Feb. 7 - The Starters

On Thursday's Trade Deadline Special, the guys discuss all the big trades: Marc Gasol to the Raptors, Nikola Mirotic to the Bucks, Harrison Barnes to the Kings, Markelle Fultz to the Magic, Otto Porter to the Bulls, Avery Bradley to the Grizzlies, and the

ClutchPoints

Kings acquire Caleb Swanigan from Blazers for Skal Labissiere

With just under an hour before the end of this season’s trade deadline, the Sacramento Kings pulled the trigger on a deal, sending Skal Labissiere to the Portland Trail Blazers for Caleb Swanigan. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report this deal between the Kings and Blazers: The Kings have traded Skal Labissiere to […] The post Kings acquire Caleb Swanigan from Blazers for Skal Labissiere appeared first on ClutchPoints.

SportsDay

National trade grades: Why experts have Mavs winning Harrison Barnes deal (and maybe even the entire deadline)

The Mavericks just had one heck of a trade deadline.Dallas followed up the Kristaps Porzinigs blockbuster by sending Harrison Barnes to the Sacramento Kings for Zach Randolph and Justin Jackson. It might not have been a trade with the same magnitude as the Porzingis deal one week earlier, but it did come with its fair share of drama.And as Dallas Morning News illustrator Michael Hogue noted, four of Dallas' previous starting five are now gone.USA Today's Nate Scott has the Mavericks as one of three teams to finish this crazy deadline with an A grade overall. But who won this specific deal?...

ClutchPoints

Have the Rockets done enough before the NBA trade deadline to contend with Warriors?

On Wednesday night, the Houston Rockets acquired guards Iman Shumpert, Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin in a three-way trade with the Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Cavaliers. The Rockets certainly added some depth with the deal, as both Shumpert and Stauskas should see regular minutes in Houston, but the question is, has Daryl Morey done enough […] The post Have the Rockets done enough before the NBA trade deadline to contend with Warriors? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets also missed out on a Harrison Barnes trade

The Charlotte Hornets had an uneventful trade deadline, flopping at the chance to add Marc Gasol and even Harrison Barnes. Many Charlotte Hornets fans are disappointed about the outcome of today’s NBA trade deadline. The Hornets did not make a single trade, but they were very active, and nearly acquired new Sacramento Kings forward Harrison […] Charlotte Hornets also missed out on a Harrison Barnes trade - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

SportsDay

Mavericks are trading SF Harrison Barnes to Sacramento Kings

Harrison Barnes is headed to the state capital of California. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Dallas Mavericks are trading Barnes to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Justin Jackson and Zach Randolph.The Dallas Morning News' Brad Townsend later confirmed the news. Barnes was rumored to be shopping the small forward as Thursday's 2 p.m. CT trade deadline quickly approaches. The Mavericks are hosting the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. Barnes was sitting on the Dallas bench at the announcement of the trade, but he did not play in the second half -- an indication that...

The J-Notes

Utah Jazz alums: Alec Burks to help Kings with playoff push after being dealt

Former Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks has been traded to the Sacramento Kings and could actually find himself with an invigorating opportunity. It was a wild and crazy Trade Deadline Eve yesterday, and I have a feeling the party is just getting started. While Tobias Harris and Otto Porter were among the names that headlined […] Utah Jazz alums: Alec Burks to help Kings with playoff push after being dealt - The J-Notes - The J-Notes - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

SportsDay

'He's going to have a great situation where he's going': Mavs trade Harrison Barnes to Kings

The Mavericks on Wednesday night traded forward Harrison Barnes to Sacramento for Zach Randolph and Justin Jackson, a move that will clear about $22 million in salary cap space for Dallas entering the start of free agency next summer.Wednesday’s trade, which occurred roughly 17 hours before Thursday’s 2 p.m. NBA trade deadline, is Dallas’ second major trade in six days.Last Thursday, in a seven-player, two-draft-pick blockbuster, the Mavericks acquired Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Courtney Lee.That deal added the considerable 2019-20 season salaries of Hardaway...

Blazer's Edge

Blazers Acquire Skal Labissiere from Kings for Swanigan

Portland adds the third-year power forward in exchange for Swanigan. The Portland Trail Blazers have traded second-year forward Caleb Swanigan to the Sacramento Kings for third-year power forward Skal Labissiere, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. It is Portland’s second deal ahead of the NBA Trade Deadline, as they also added Rodney Hood from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. The Kings have traded Skal Labissiere to the Blazers for Caleb Swanigan, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 7, 2019 Labissiere has fallen out of the rotation in...

Blazer's Edge

Cavs Redirect Stauskas and Baldwin To Houston

The former Blazers will not play a single game for Cleveland, as they are on the move again. As a wild trade deadline approaches, two former Blazers are on the move just days after leaving Rip City. Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin IV have been traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Houston Rockets as part of a three-team trade that also involves the Sacramento Kings, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com Cleveland will send Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin to the Rockets in the three-way deal, league source tells ESPN. Cavaliers acquired those two guards in Sunday's trade with...

Rip City Project

Portland Trail Blazers acquire Skal Labissiere

The Portland Trail Blazers traded for the Sacramento Kings’ Skal Labissiere. In their second move before the NBA trade deadline passed, the Portland Trail Blazers acquired Skal Labissiere from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Caleb Swanigan. This wasn’t the headliner type of deal that some fans hoped for, but Labissiere adds some intriguing depth […] Portland Trail Blazers acquire Skal Labissiere - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Blazer's Edge

Skal Labissiere Gives the Trail Blazers Small Improvements

The Sacramento forward is an interesting prospect, but has a ways to go. The Portland Trail Blazers traded forward Caleb Swanigan to the Sacramento Kings for Skal Labissiere at the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline. The swap involves two power forwards who barely play. It’s not expected to “move the needle” much, but Labissiere brings incremental improvements, plus a bit of potential, to Portland’s roster. Labissiere is a 6’11 power forward, the 28th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. Coming out of Kentucky he was touted for his wingspan and shooting ability, two qualities which have not changed...

ClutchPoints

Tobias Harris trade should make Kings buyers at trade deadline

The last time the Sacramento Kings were above .500 in February, George W. Bush was still president. The iPhone was more than a year away from being released, and Twitter wouldn’t be launched for another six months. Fueled by their promising young backcourt of De’Aaron Fox and Buddy Hield, the Kings are currently in the […] The post Tobias Harris trade should make Kings buyers at trade deadline appeared first on ClutchPoints.