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Sounding Off On Load Management in the NBA

Sounding Off On Load Management in the NBA

I put money on the Clippers to beat the Utah Jazz last week. It was an easy decision. Kawhi Leonard has been playing out of his mind lately and I figured a quick jaunt to Utah, where he would run roughshod over Donovan Mitchell, would be a LOCK. (The Clippers were +7). The game was [...]

November 6, 2019 admin Rumors 0

NBA Rookie Class of 2019: Who Will Make the Most Impact?

NBA Rookie Class of 2019: Who Will Make the Most Impact?

It is that time of year again when NBA fans are trying to decide which rookie will make the most impact. As every basketball fan knows, the unexpected can always happen, so it is impossible to know for sure who the hottest hotshots will be. But you can be sure that the following six rookies [...]

October 30, 2019 admin Rumors 0

Kyle Lowry and the Raptors Agree to 1-Year, $31M Extension

Kyle Lowry and the Raptors Agree to 1-Year, $31M Extension

The Toronto Raptors and Kyle Lowry have agreed to a one-year extension worth $31 million. The extension means Lowry will earn a total of $64 million over the next two seasons. Before signing, his contract had been set to expire after the 2019-20 season. His future with the team had been debated this offseason, with [...]

October 7, 2019 Anou Enright Rumors 0

Brooklyn Nets Probably Won’t be Adding Melo to Their Roster

Brooklyn Nets Probably Won’t be Adding Melo to Their Roster

Even though Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are pushing to add Carmelo Anthony to the Brooklyn Nets’ roster, it seems very unlikely that the team will do so. Unfortunately for Melo, the players’ enthusiasm has yet to be shared by the front office. In fact, the Nets will most likely look to sign players they [...]

September 23, 2019 Anou Enright Rumors 0

The Most Anticipated Games of the 2019-20 NBA Season

The Most Anticipated Games of the 2019-20 NBA Season

Summer can be a dull time for NBA fans. Now that the playoffs are over and the dust from the trade deadlines has settled, all we can do is wait for the next season to begin in October. A lot of players changed teams over the past few months, and the most resonant trade surrounded [...]

September 11, 2019 admin Rumors 0

Memphis Grizzlies Refusing to Engage in Buyout Talks With Andre Iguodala

Memphis Grizzlies Refusing to Engage in Buyout Talks With Andre Iguodala

The Memphis Grizzlies are refusing to engage in buyout talks with Andre Iguodala and want the veteran to report to training camp. Iguodala landed in Memphis in early July when he was traded by the Golden State Warriors, for whom he had played for since 2013. The Warriors needed to unload his salary to acquire [...]

September 10, 2019 Anou Enright Rumors 0

A Warrant Has Been Issued for DeMarcus Cousins

A Warrant Has Been Issued for DeMarcus Cousins

According to police, an arrest warrant has been issued for DeMarcus Cousins in Mobile, Alabama on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. The Mobile municipal court lists a charge of third-degree harassing communications but provides no specific details about the alleged incident. The Lakers and the NBA are both investigating Cousins after he was allegedly recorded [...]

August 30, 2019 Anou Enright Rumors 0

Clint Capela Expected to Return to Play Against Lakers

Clint Capela Expected to Return to Play Against Lakers

According to ESPN, Clint Capela is expected to rejoin the Houston Rockets and face off against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday. Capela was diagnosed with ligament damage in his right thumb on January 14th and hasn’t played since. He missed 15 games. The Rockets have had to use a combination of Nene and Kenneth [...]

February 20, 2019 Anou Enright Rumors 0

76ers Interested in Hawks’ Dewayne Dedmon

76ers Interested in Hawks’ Dewayne Dedmon

The 76ers are apparently interested in acquiring Dewayne Dedmon from the Hawks and Atlanta has made Dedmon available ahead of the Feb. 7 trade deadline. The Hawks may ask for Markelle Fultz in return for the 29-year-old 7-footer, according to ESPN’s report but Philadelphia has been hesitant to include the rookie guard in any move. [...]

January 30, 2019 Anou Enright Rumors 0

Kings Interested in Acquiring Hawks’ Jeremy Lin

Kings Interested in Acquiring Hawks’ Jeremy Lin

The Atlanta Hawks are reportedly getting ready for a fire sale. As we near the NBA trade deadline on February 7, the Hawks are making several of their veterans available on the trade block. According to The New York Times Jeremy Lin, Dewayne Dedmon and Kent Bazemore will be available. At this point, it’s unclear [...]

January 16, 2019 Anou Enright Rumors 0