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Giannis Antetokounmpo lays out a potential caveat to his Bucks loyalty

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s latest comments allow for some wiggle room between remaining loyal to a franchise and chasing a championship.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:12 pm

Paul George was reportedly one text away from being a Cleveland Cavalier

Before Kyrie Irving’s trade request sparked chaos in Cleveland, the Cavs were reportedly close to adding another All-Star.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:50 pm

Report: Carmelo Anthony, Thunder Have Mutual Interest

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s a new team being mentioned as a possible landing spot for Carmelo Anthony. On Monday, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons reported that the Oklahoma City Thunder and Anthony are “circling each other.” Anthony had previously told the Knicks he’d waive his no-trade clause

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:10 pm

Jimmer Fredette re-signing in China

Right level for him

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:32 pm

How NBA Stars like James Harden are Exploiting the Continuation Rule

James Harden is an expert at drawing fouls and getting to the free-throw line. In the 2016-2017 season he got to the line a league-leading 996 times, …

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:54 pm

Kyrie kickstarted the deconstruction of the Cavs

The price to acquire the All-Star guard will be high, but whatever the outcome, his demands have changed the franchise forever.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:44 pm

Winderman: Kyrie considerations? Heat owe themselves the opportunity

Why would you break up a good thing? To put together a better thing. No, Pat Riley hasn’t copyrighted that one yet. Instead, he’s lived it. Which is why there is more than smoke when it comes to the blaze of speculation regarding Kyrie Irving’s trade request and his list of preferred destinations

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:20 pm


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Report: Knicks to hire Gerald Madkins

As the memory of Phil Jackson steadily fades, the Knicks will soon make another front office hire. Here’s the NY Post reporting:

According to multiple league sources, Gerald Madkins will be named the Knicks new assistant general manager, leaving the Clippers, where he was director of basketball operations since September 2012.
Madkins, 48, who played parts of three NBA […]

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 10:59 pm

Hawks add Nicolas Brussino off waivers

The Hawks have claimed guard/forward Nicolas Brussino off waivers, it was announced today by General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk. He was waived by the Dallas Mavericks on July 20.
Brussino, 6’8, appeared in 54 games as a rookie last season with the Mavericks, averaging 2.8 points and 1.8 rebounds in 9.6 minutes. […]

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 9:32 pm

Jazz sign Ekpe Udoh

The Utah Jazz announced yesterday (Friday) that the team has signed forward/center Ekpe Udoh (pronounced EPP-ay You-Doe) to a multi-year contract.
Standing 6-10 with a 7-foot-4½-inch wingspan, Udoh (6-10, 245, Baylor) enters his first season with the Jazz, after a successful stint with Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey) from 2015-17. During the 2016-17 season, he appeared in 61 […]

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 4:53 pm

Nets sign Yakuba Ouattara

The Brooklyn Nets yesterday (Friday) signed Yakuba Ouattara to a two-way contract.
Ouattara (6’3”, 185) spent the 2016-17 season playing for AS Monaco Basket of the French LNB Pro A league. In 32 total games, he averaged 11.8 points on 51.4 percent (147-of-286) shooting from the floor, including a 40.0 percent (40-of-100) clip from beyond the […]

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 4:45 pm

Grizzlies sign second rounder Dillon Brooks

Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace announced yesterday (Friday) that the Grizzlies signed 2017 second round draft pick Dillon Brooks.
Brooks (6-6, 220), selected 45th overall pick by the Houston Rockets and traded to the Grizzlies for a future second round draft pick, appeared in 35 games (27 starts) and averaged 16.1 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.7 […]

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 4:39 pm

Thunder sign Dakari Johnson

The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed center Dakari Johnson, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.
During the 2016-17 G League season, Johnson played in 49 games (all starts), leading the Oklahoma City Blue to its first Southwest Division title, as he averaged a team-leading 18.5 points per game (13th […]

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 4:32 pm

Hawks re-sign Ersan Ilyasova

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed forward Ersan Ilyasova, it was announced today by General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk.
According to multiple reports, it’s a one-year, $6 million contract.
“Ersan is a versatile and skilled big man who impacts the game on both ends of the floor,” Schlenk said. “He was a good fit […]

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 2:05 am

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Report: Free agent Derrick Rose meeting with Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND — Derrick Rose is going one-on-one with the Cavaliers.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 4:31 pm

John Kundla, former Minneapolis Lakers coach and Hall of Famer, dies at 101

MINNEAPOLIS — Before Phil Jackson and Pat Riley, before Gregg Popovich and Larry Brown, even before Red Auerbach, there was John Kundla.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:35 am

Atlanta Hawks claim Nicolas Brussino off waivers

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Hawks claimed guard/forward Nicolas Brussino off waivers, it was announced Saturday by General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk. He was waived by the Dallas Mavericks on July 20.

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 9:56 pm

Oklahoma City Thunder sign center Dakari Johnson

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed center Dakari Johnson, it was announced Saturday by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 4:34 pm

Aldridge: John Wall agrees to 4-year extension with Washington Wizards

Rather than let a rich contract extension sit on his desk and turn brown, John Wall decided to get the green. And it is a big pile of it.

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 2:38 am

Report: Cleveland Cavaliers to promote Koby Altman to full-time GM

CLEVELAND — Koby Altman’s next move with the Cavaliers will be personal.

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 2:34 am

Report: Pau Gasol returning to San Antonio Spurs on three-year deal

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs.

Posted on 21 July 2017 @ 11:44 pm


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