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Dan Favale

Perkins for Gortat Rumor: Is Marcin Gortat a Good Fit for OKC Thunder?

Perkins for Gortat Rumor: Is Marcin Gortat a Good Fit for OKC Thunder?

Marcin Gortat and Russell Westbrook together at last? It’s a possibility. According to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic, the Oklahoma City Thunder are talking to the Phoenix Suns about a potential Kendrick Perkings and Gortat swap: Much of the Suns’ trade talk seems to have simmered down as the Thursday 1 p.m. deadline nears, [...]

February 20, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kobe Bryant Not Helping LA Lakers Bid to Retain Dwight Howard

Kobe Bryant Not Helping LA Lakers Bid to Retain Dwight Howard

Kobe Bryant kneels to no one, including Dwight Howard. At a time when the Los Angeles Lakers truthfully have no idea what Howard will do when he hits unrestricted free agency this summer, I hope their counting on Kobe to do anything other than sell Howard on remaining in Tinseltown. Speaking from the NBA All-Star [...]

February 19, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 2

Will Bulls Find Suitor for Carlos Boozer?

Will Bulls Find Suitor for Carlos Boozer?

Carlos Boozer has gone from a potential amnesty candidate to the NBA player most likely to be moved by the trade deadline. Or at least that’s what Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press is hearing: Mildly surprised when I just asked league guy most likely to be moved: Expected Smith, but he answered Carlos [...]

February 19, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Does Iman Shumpert Want to Be Traded From NY Knicks?

Does Iman Shumpert Want to Be Traded From NY Knicks?

Iman Shumpert’s future with the New York Knicks doesn’t appear to be etched in stone. Though star forward Carmelo Anthony and head coach Mike Woodson have stated otherwise, the possibility of the Knicks trading Shumpert has apparently become very real. According to Chris Sheridan of SheridanHoops.com, the second-year guard is increasingly unhappy with his current [...]

February 18, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

NBA Rumors: Should LA Clippers Trade DeAndre Jordan?

NBA Rumors: Should LA Clippers Trade DeAndre Jordan?

The Los Angeles Clippers aren’t messing around. With the third-best record in the Western Conference (39-17), one would assume that the trade deadline would come to pass for Los Angeles without so much as a second-glance at the calendar. But one would be apparently be wrong. Not only have the Clippers been immersed in various [...]

February 18, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

New Orleans Hornets Would Be Fools to Trade Eric Gordon

New Orleans Hornets Would Be Fools to Trade Eric Gordon

There have been some pretty absurd rumors floating around as we near the NBA’s trade deadline, but the notion that the New Orleans Hornets are shopping Eric Gordon has to be the worst. According to ESPN.com’s Chris Broussard, the Hornets have made exploratory calls around the league in order to gauge the combo guard’s trade [...]

February 15, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Could LA Clippers Steal Dwight Howard from LA Lakers?

Could LA Clippers Steal Dwight Howard from LA Lakers?

Plenty of NBA teams will try to pry Dwight Howard from the Los Angeles Lakes this summer, but the Los Angeles Clippers won’t be one of them. Or will they? Per Chris Broussard of ESPN.com, there have been some rumblings that the Clippers are willing to make some cost-cutting moves in an attempt to lure [...]

February 15, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

NBA Trade Rumors: Luc Ridnour Not Likely to Join NY Knicks

NBA Trade Rumors: Luc Ridnour Not Likely to Join NY Knicks

Luke Ridnour might be headed somewhere before the NBA trade deadline passes, but it’s unlikely that “somewhere” is the New York Knicks. Per Alex Kennedy of HOOPSWORLD, the Knicks have expressed interest in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ point guard. The New York Knicks have expressed interest in Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Luke Ridnour, according to source. [...]

February 14, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 1

Do Boston Celtics Have Enough for Josh Smith?

Do Boston Celtics Have Enough for Josh Smith?

Josh Smith and the Boston Celtics seem like the perfect match. After losing Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger and Leandro Barbosa for the season, Boston needs a star, or at the very least, a potent talent. And as the rift between Smith and the Atlanta Hawks continues to grow, it’s clear he needs a change of [...]

February 14, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 1

Iman Shumpert To Remain with New York Knicks

Iman Shumpert To Remain with New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony’s wish is the New York Knicks’command. Melo has publicly urged the Knicks not to trade anyone, specifically Iman Shumpert who has been linked to a number of different rumors (via Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com): Shump, he ain’t going nowhere. He ain’t got to worry about that, Anthony said after reports surfaced Saturday that [...]

February 14, 2013 Anklesnap Dan Favale 0