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Orlando Magic Interested in Cavaliers GM David Griffin to Replace Rob Hennigan

Orlando Magic Interested in Cavaliers GM David Griffin to Replace Rob Hennigan

The Orlando Magic are ready to shoot their shot. According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the team is interested in poaching Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin to fill the front-office vacancy created by their decision to fire Rob Hennigan: The Orlando Magic’s search process for a new top basketball executive could extend until the [...]

April 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Chicago Bulls Announce Rajon Rondo is Out Indefinitely with Fractured Thumb

Chicago Bulls Announce Rajon Rondo is Out Indefinitely with Fractured Thumb

If the Chicago Bulls are going to complete the upset over the Boston Celtics, it looks like they’ll have to do it without Rajon Rondo. The team announced on Friday morning that the point guard is out indefinitely with a fractured thumb, per The Athletic’s Sean Highkin: Surgery isn’t required, but this nevertheless comes as [...]

April 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kyle Lowry After Raptors’ Game 3 Loss to Bucks: ‘We Got Our Ass busted’

Kyle Lowry After Raptors’ Game 3 Loss to Bucks: ‘We Got Our Ass busted’

Maybe you saw the Milwaukee Bucks winning their Game 3 matchup, at home, against the Toronto Raptors. Maybe you even saw them winning decisively. But there’s no way you saw this. The Bucks throttled the Raptors, 104-77, ending the game in the first quarter when they limited Toronto’s offense to just 12 points. They led by [...]

April 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Looking to Sell 49 Percent Stake in Team

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Looking to Sell 49 Percent Stake in Team

Roughly one year after installing general manager Sean Marks and head coach Kenny Atkinson and committing to an extensive rebuild, Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is  looking to sell a 49 percent stake in the team, per the Associated Press (via ESPN): Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has told Russian media he’s selling a 49 [...]

April 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Tyronn Lue on Cavaliers Erasing 26-Point Lead Against Pacers: ‘LeBron Willed Us Home’

Tyronn Lue on Cavaliers Erasing 26-Point Lead Against Pacers: ‘LeBron Willed Us Home’

Despite trailing by as many as 26 points to the Indiana Pacers in Game 3, including 25 at halftime, the Cleveland Cavaliers came storming back to secure a victory and 3-0 series lead. And it was, not surprisingly, all thanks to LeBron James. And head coach Tyronn Lue didn’t try to hide that, per ESPN.com’s [...]

April 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Some Members of Boston Celtics Coaching Staff Wanted to Trade for Carmelo Anthony

Some Members of Boston Celtics Coaching Staff Wanted to Trade for Carmelo Anthony

Would Carmelo Anthony look good in Boston Celtics green? Some members of the coaching staff seem willing to find out. With New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson openly stating in his end-of-season presser that Anthony would be better off playing elsewhere, all the usual trade possibilities are being revisited. The Celtics have always been [...]

April 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Golden State Warriors May Play It Safe with Kevin Durant and Sit Him for Game 3 vs. Blazers

Golden State Warriors May Play It Safe with Kevin Durant and Sit Him for Game 3 vs. Blazers

Kevin Durant didn’t partake in the Golden State Warriors’ Game 2 matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. He wasn’t alone, either. Matt Barnes and Shaun Livingston joined him on the shelf. It didn’t matter. The Warriors pummeled the Blazers, winning 110-81. If you think such a decision victory, along with a 2-0 [...]

April 20, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kristaps Porzingis Wants to Remain in New York, But Knicks Don’t Know Why He Skipped Exit Meet

Kristaps Porzingis Wants to Remain in New York, But Knicks Don’t Know Why He Skipped Exit Meet

Take a deep breath, New York Knicks fans. Kristaps Porzingis doesn’t want to leave. And if he does, he only wants to play for the Brooklyn Nets, so you won’t entirely lose him. As the 7’3″ skyscraper told the New York Post‘s Marc Berman: Kristaps Porzingis will leave for Latvia on Thursday without meeting with Phil [...]

April 20, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Danilo Gallinari Expected to Enter Free Agency, But Reiterates Desire to Re-Sign with Denver Nuggets

Danilo Gallinari Expected to Enter Free Agency, But Reiterates Desire to Re-Sign with Denver Nuggets

Danilo Gallinari’s time with the Denver Nuggets may be drawing to a close, even though he doesn’t want it to. The expectation has always been that he’ll decline next season’s $16.1 million player option and enter free agency. He would immediately become a top-12 available name and might be worth short-term max money to the [...]

April 20, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Rockets Coach Mike D’Antoni on Potentially Winning NBA Coach of the Year: I’ve Got a Good Team

Rockets Coach Mike D’Antoni on Potentially Winning NBA Coach of the Year: I’ve Got a Good Team

One second, Mike D’Antoni is out of head-coaching work in the NBA, the stench of his failed tenures with the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers persisting, even after the Golden State Warriors won a championship, in 2015, playing a style similar to what he championed. The next second, D’Antoni is guiding the Houston [...]

April 20, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0