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Did LeBron James Leak Kyrie Irving’s Cavs Trade Request? He Thinks So

James, the four times Most Valuable Player in the NBA, won’t be passing on his crown just yet after another impressive season, despite reports that he may exercise his right to opt out of his contract at Cleveland next summer.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:31 am

Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

Before Phil Jackson and Pat Riley, before Gregg Popovich and Larry Brown, even before Red Auerbach, there was John Kundla. Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Tom Kundla said his father died at an assisted living facility

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 4:12 am

Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — 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 @ 3:44 am

LeBron James will not waive his no-trade clause this season, per report

The King is going to see this season through, no matter what happens in Cleveland. LeBron James is determined to see the remainder of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers through, according to ESPN’s Chris Haynes. James is one of only three players in the NBA to hold a no-trade clause, including

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 1:01 am

Paul George to the Cavs trade was closer than we thought

George could have teamed up with LeBron James. The Cavaliers may have been closer to a Paul George trade than we thought. The Cavaliers were just moments away from finalizing a three-team deal that would have sent George to Cleveland, Kevin Love to Denver and Gary Harris and other pieces to Indiana

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 10:57 pm

LeBron had a ‘Heavy Heart’ after Kyrie Irving’s trade request shocked the NBA

Maybe LeBron just wanted us to know he likes Meek Mill’s new record. Or maybe the King’s sending social media messages again.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 9:25 pm

NBA Rumors: Kyrie Irving Upset Cavs Included Him In Paul George Trade Talks

Kyrie Irving has played his entire NBA career with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the NBA Rookie of the Year the following season, a four-time NBA All-Star and hit the game-winning shot in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals to help give Cleveland its first NBA

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 7:58 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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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

Atlanta Hawks add Dewayne Dedmon

ATLANTA, GA – The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club has signed center Dewayne Dedmon, it was announced Friday by General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Posted on 21 July 2017 @ 8:58 pm


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