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Bulls Refuse to Negotiate Buyout with Robin Lopez

Bulls Refuse to Negotiate Buyout with Robin Lopez

According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Chicago Bulls will not negotiate a buyout with Robin Lopez despite the player’s representatives engaging the front office about an exit strategy since December. The Bulls are exploring trade options for Lopez’s expiring $14.4-million contract, as opposed to losing the 7-footer for nothing. Haynes reports that Lopez [...]

January 14, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

LeBron James to Miss At Least Another Three Games with Groin Injury

LeBron James to Miss At Least Another Three Games with Groin Injury

The Los Angeles Lakers have announced that LeBron James will miss at least another week with a strained left groin. James, who suffered the injury Christmas Day, has now been sidelined for two weeks. He was evaluated by the team medical staff Thursday and it was determined “the healing of James’ groin injury is progressing.” [...]

January 11, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

76ers to Retire Moses Malone No. 2 Jersey

76ers to Retire Moses Malone No. 2 Jersey

The 76ers will be honoring late Hall of Famer Moses Malone during their matchup against the Denver Nuggets on February 8th. Not only will Moses Malone’s jersey be retired during a special halftime ceremony, but a statue will also be unveiled on the “76ers Legends Walk.” All fans in attendance at the 76ers-Nuggets game will [...]

January 11, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Wizards Apply for $8.6M Disabled Player Exception for John Wall

Wizards Apply for $8.6M Disabled Player Exception for John Wall

The Washington Wizards have applied to the NBA for an $8.6-million disabled player exception for the loss of point guard John Wall. Wall underwent successful season-ending surgery on his left heel on Tuesday. He is not expected back for at least 6 to 8 months. The league’s disabled player exception allows a team to sign [...]

January 10, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Tyson Chandler Chose Lakers Over Warriors Because of Cousins

Tyson Chandler Chose Lakers Over Warriors Because of Cousins

Tyson Chandler had the chance to join the Golden State Warriors following his buyout from the Phoenix Suns back in November, but chose not to. Instead he chose to go to LA. “The Warriors, honestly, had always been on my mind just because I love the style of basketball that they play,” Chandler told The [...]

January 9, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Nerlens Noel Stretched Off the Court After Terrifying Fall

Nerlens Noel Stretched Off the Court After Terrifying Fall

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Nerlens Noel was taken off the floor on a stretcher. Noel took an elbow to the face while contesting a dunk attempt from Wiggins midway through the third quarter. His body appeared to go limp afterward, with nothing shielding his head from bouncing off the hardwood as he crashed down. As Noel [...]

January 9, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Derrick Rose apologizes for saying doubters should ‘kill yourself’

Derrick Rose apologizes for saying doubters should ‘kill yourself’

Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose apologized Monday for saying that his doubters should “kill yourself.” Rose used the phrase when asked how he would move forward without coach Tom Thibodeau. “I have a lot of confidence in myself,” Rose said Monday. “Thibs was just the coach that believed in me. I mean, he jump-started my career [...]

January 8, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Carter-Williams Traded from Rockets to Bulls

Carter-Williams Traded from Rockets to Bulls

The Houston Rockets have traded guard Michael Carter-Williams for a conditional, heavily protected second-round Draft pick. The Rockets will also reportedly be sending cash to the Bulls to complete the deal. The former Rookie of the Year did not materialize into the bargain-signing the Rockets hoped he could be. He began the season in the [...]

January 7, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Minnesota Timberwolves Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

Minnesota Timberwolves Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

The Minnesota Timberwolves have fired president and head coach Tom Thibodeau. Barely an hour after the Minnesota Timberwolves had blown out a shorthanded Los Angeles Lakers team at home Thibodeau was fired. After the win, Thibs appeared in a good mood. He sat at the podium, with two wins in a row and with the [...]

January 7, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

TimberWolves’ Robert Covington to Miss Extended Time

TimberWolves’ Robert Covington to Miss Extended Time

According to head coach Tom Thibodeau, Minnesota Timberwolves’ Robert Covington will be out for an extended period of time with a bone bruise. Thibodeau doesn’t believe surgery will be required, but it’s apparent that his ankle injury is more severe than originally thought and a recovery timeline has yet to be determined. This is unfortunate [...]

January 4, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0