Thursday 29th June 2017,
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Rumors

Rockets Aggressively Pursuing 3rd Star

Rockets Aggressively Pursuing 3rd Star

The Rockets are going all in. In the ever intensifying nuclear war that is building a championship contender in the NBA in 2017, the Rockets and longtime General Manager Daryl Morey realize that if they want any chance to compete with the Warriors western conference supremacy they need to accumulate as much star talent as [...]

June 29, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Jazz Have Expressed Interest in Ricky Rubio

Jazz Have Expressed Interest in Ricky Rubio

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz are both teams that are considered on the rise in the western conference, at least for the next few days, potentially until Gordon Hayward makes his free agency decision. It is clear that the Utah Jazz need some depth at the point guard position, especially if they lose free [...]

June 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Is Paul George Really Already Recruiting Klay Thompson to Play for the Los Angeles Lakers?

Is Paul George Really Already Recruiting Klay Thompson to Play for the Los Angeles Lakers?

Paul George is the Los Angeles Lakers’ best free-agent recruiter. And he’s not even a Laker. While appearing on 95.7 The Game, NBC Sports Bay Area analyst and former NBA player Kelenna Azubuike said George has “definitely” started recruiting Klay Thompson on behalf of the team he doesn’t yet play for: I mean, this is [...]

June 28, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

Nets Expected to Pursue J.J. Reddick

Nets Expected to Pursue J.J. Reddick

The Brooklyn Nets may finally be back on the way up after putting themselves in possibly the worst position imaginable for a franchise with their questionable decisions in their pursuit to be a contender. Now that they have cleared out all of their large or bad contracts and obtained oodles of cap flexibility to take [...]

June 26, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Celtics’ Danny Ainge was ‘Mad’ Josh Jackson Cancelled Workout—Hence Jayson Tatum Pick

Celtics’ Danny Ainge was ‘Mad’ Josh Jackson Cancelled Workout—Hence Jayson Tatum Pick

The Boston Celtics selected Jayson Tatum with the No. 3 overall pick on Thursday night, a decision they may have made out of pure respect for Tatum’s game and fit. Or because Josh Jackson blew them off. The Kansas stud, who ended up going at No. 4 to the Phoenix Suns, cancelled his workout with [...]

June 23, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

Lakers Shopping D’Angelo Russell for Top 12 Pick

Lakers Shopping D’Angelo Russell for Top 12 Pick

The rumor mill keeps churning as we are now less than 48 hours from the 2017 NBA Draft. One of the biggest players in the draft rumor game this year is the Los Angeles Lakers who hold the No. 2 pick and are currently trying to balance their desires in this year’s draft with their [...]

June 20, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Knicks Targeting Ntilkina With No. 8 Pick

Knicks Targeting Ntilkina With No. 8 Pick

The New York Knicks draft selection is always a huge deal as the draft is held in the Big Apple each year and the long-suffering and passionate New York Knicks fans have no problem giving their instant reaction to the selection. The Knicks find themselves with the No. 8 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft [...]

June 19, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Paul to Talk with Nuggets, Rockets and Spurs in Free Agency

Paul to Talk with Nuggets, Rockets and Spurs in Free Agency

The July madness that is the NBA free agency is almost here, as NBA junkies like ourselves (I am assuming you are if you follow our site) are gearing up to check Hoopshype and other other free agency rumors around the clock for a few weeks. The absolute best player that seems to be somewhat [...]

June 16, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Celtics to Pursue Griffin in Addition to Hayward in Free Agency

Celtics to Pursue Griffin in Addition to Hayward in Free Agency

While the rumor mill has been churning for sometime now about Gordon Hayward reuniting with his college coach Brad Stevens and bolting Utah to become the newest member of the Boston Celtics, one other free agent target of the Celtics has taken a back seat: Blake Griffin. Intrepid reporter from The Vertical Adrian Wojnarowski reported [...]

June 14, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Miami Heat ‘Loading Up’ to Pursue Gordon Hayward in Free Agency

Miami Heat ‘Loading Up’ to Pursue Gordon Hayward in Free Agency

Apparently the Boston Celtics aren’t the only team that poses a serious threat to poaching Gordon Hayward from the Utah Jazz. The Miami Heat have joined the party as well. In the aftermath of the Golden State Warriors’ latest title, ESPN.com’s Zach Lowe talked about how the rest of the NBA will respond. Though the jury [...]

June 13, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0