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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Says Golden State Warriors’ Dynasty Isn’t Bad for League

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Says Golden State Warriors’ Dynasty Isn’t Bad for League

Give NBA commissioner Adam Silver truth serum, and he’ll probably cop to wishing the Golden State Warriors never signed Kevin Durant. As far as them ruining the league, though? You’ll never get him to admit that. Silver was asked about the potentially adverse impact the Warriors’ dominance is having on the NBA while speaking with [...]

July 11, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Rumor: Thunder Grant Carmelo Anthony Permission to Talk with Rockets and Heat

Rumor: Thunder Grant Carmelo Anthony Permission to Talk with Rockets and Heat

Carmelo Anthony’s departure from the Oklahoma City Thunder has never felt more inevitable. In the face of buyout talks and trade negotiations, the 34-year-old forward has been granted permission to speak with the Houston Rockets and Miami Heat about joining their roster once his future in Oklahoma City is resolved. Here’s the lowdown, according to ESPN.com’s [...]

July 11, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Houston Rockets ‘Absolutely’ Believe They’ll Re-Sign Clint Capela

Houston Rockets ‘Absolutely’ Believe They’ll Re-Sign Clint Capela

Clint Capela is the NBA’s best remaining free agent, even though the Houston Rockets don’t really fancy him a flight risk. And why should they? Restricted free agents have generally been squeezed in this market. Even if Capela goes out and finds a lucrative offer sheet, the Rockets retain the rights to match. For now, [...]

July 11, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

After Missing on Zach LaVine, Sacramento Kings Showing Interest in Rodney Hood and Marcus Smart

After Missing on Zach LaVine, Sacramento Kings Showing Interest in Rodney Hood and Marcus Smart

The Sacramento Kings are not done handing out offer sheets to restricted free agents…apparently. After slinging four years and $78 million to Zach LaVine, only to see the Chicago Bulls match said overture, the Kings are now shifting their attentions to Rodney Hood and Marcus Smart. Here is NBC Sports Boston’s A. Sherrod Blakely on [...]

July 10, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

76ers Owner Believes LeBron James ‘Strongly’ Considered Signing in Philadelphia

76ers Owner Believes LeBron James ‘Strongly’ Considered Signing in Philadelphia

Given how early into free agency LeBron James decided to join the Los Angeles Lakers, most believe he had his mind made up on the matter for quite some time. But Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris isn’t in the majority. He thinks James legitimately thought about joining his team before heading to Hollywood. From ESPN.com’s [...]

July 10, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Frank Ntilikina, Trey Burke and Emmanuel Mudiay Will Battle for Knicks’ Starting Point Guard Slot

Frank Ntilikina, Trey Burke and Emmanuel Mudiay Will Battle for Knicks’ Starting Point Guard Slot

New York Knicks head coach David Fizdale has not committed to starting any one of his team’s point guards just yet. He prefers to see Frank Ntilikina, Trey Burke and Emmanuel Mudiay battle it out amongst themselves. From ESPN.com’s Ian Begley: This mostly makes sense. Fizdale shouldn’t be assuming control of a team with any [...]

July 9, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

No One Seems to Have Any Idea If San Antonio Spurs Will Trade Kawhi Leonard

No One Seems to Have Any Idea If San Antonio Spurs Will Trade Kawhi Leonard

What will the San Antonio Spurs do with Kawhi Leonard? Nobody seems to know. Sure, certain rumors and reports have speculated to the contrary. A vast majority of NBA people and fans seem to think the Spurs will ultimately bite the bullet and move him. But no one really, truthfully, actually knows. That’s been the [...]

July 9, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Would Damian Lillard Be Happy If He was Traded to Lakers?

Would Damian Lillard Be Happy If He was Traded to Lakers?

Damian Lillard is probably making a whole lot of people uncomfortable within the Portland Trail Blazers organization. A Twitter user asked the All-NBA point whether he’d be happy getting traded to the Los Angeles Lakers to play with LeBron James. His response was, if you’re a Blazers fan or staff member, less than ideal: Interpreting [...]

July 6, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Spurs Still Want King’s Ransom for Leonard, Lakers Should Pay It

Spurs Still Want King’s Ransom for Leonard, Lakers Should Pay It

Now that the dust has settled on “The Decision” volume three and Kawhi Leonard has made it clear to the Spurs organization that he wants to be in Los Angeles, you would think the Spurs and Lakers would be working out a deal for Leonard right? Not so fast… According to ESPN’s Larry Coon, the [...]

July 5, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Howard to Sign With Wizards

Howard to Sign With Wizards

The transformation from beloved NBA superstar to NBA vagabond has been quick and perplexing for Dwight Howard. Not long ago he was a 1st-Team All-NBA player and it was big news whether he was boarding a plane or not for a free agency meeting, now he is tossed around like a beach ball at a [...]

July 4, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0