Wednesday 28th June 2017,
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Rumors

Jazz Threatened by Heat as Suitor for Hayward in Free Agency

Jazz Threatened by Heat as  Suitor for Hayward in Free Agency

With the NBA season potentially over in the next 24 hours and the NBA Draft less than two weeks away, the insanity that is the month of July and NBA free agency is right around the corner. While this off-season won’t have a LeBron James or Kevin Durant on the market, there will be a [...]

June 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Detroit Pistons Have Put Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson Back on Trade Block

Detroit Pistons Have Put Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson Back on Trade Block

The Detroit Pistons are still looking to shake things up. According to Basketball Insiders’ Michael Scotto, after brief stays on the trade block ahead of February’s trade deadline, Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson are back up for grabs: Detroit has too many ball-dominant players who aren’t accomplished shooters, so this isn’t surprising. Re-signing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope [...]

June 9, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

‘Rumblings Across’ NBA Suggest LeBron James Might Leave Cavaliers for Western Conference in 2018

‘Rumblings Across’ NBA Suggest LeBron James Might Leave Cavaliers for Western Conference in 2018

Well, this didn’t take long. Mere hours after LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers lost Game 3 of the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors, falling into a death sentence of a 3-0 hole, word around the NBA is that the four-time MVP might leave his hometown franchise when he hits free agency in [...]

June 8, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

Kings Could Trade 1st Round Picks to Move Up to No. 3

Kings Could Trade 1st Round Picks to Move Up to No. 3

The NBA Draft rumor mill starts heating up as we progress through June. With Markelle Fultz seeming to be the guy in Boston and Lonzo Ball maybe not being the guy in Los Angeles, a new report is out there that the point guard needy Sacramento Kings have their sights set on DeAaron Fox and [...]

June 7, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Some Members of New York Knicks Front Office Still Want to Trade for Ricky Rubio

Some Members of New York Knicks Front Office Still Want to Trade for Ricky Rubio

The New York Knicks still have eyes for Ricky Rubio. From ESPN.com’s Ian Begley: Some members of the organization would again like to try to pursue Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio in a trade this offseason, sources said. The Knicks were close to completing a deal shortly before the trade deadline centered around Derrick Rose and Rubio. [...]

June 5, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

Iguodala Could Be Hot Commodity in Free Agency

Iguodala Could Be Hot Commodity in Free Agency

Andre Iguodala is the often overlooked glue guy for the Golden State Warriors that really symbolizes their rise to prominence and exemplifies the sacrifice and non-egotistical mentality that has allowed the Warriors to build one of the greatest teams in NBA history. While he may not impress in the box score these days, his varied [...]

June 1, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Detroit Pistons Reportedly Willing to Trade 12th Overall Pick for ‘Win-Now Veteran’

Detroit Pistons Reportedly Willing to Trade 12th Overall Pick for ‘Win-Now Veteran’

Desperate situations call for exceptional measures, and Pistons head coach and president Stan Van Gundy appears to be shooting his shot. Van Gundy isn’t one to rush the process by trading away first-round picks, at least not impulsively or in excess. But according to NBA Insider Marc Stein, he’s open to moving his team’s lottery [...]

May 31, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

New York Knicks May Still Have Interest in Trading for Ricky Rubio

New York Knicks May Still Have Interest in Trading for Ricky Rubio

The Ricky Rubio-to-the-New York Knicks rumors live on. New York talked to the Minnesota Timberwolves at the trade deadline about a potential Derrick-for-Rubio swap, but nothing ever materialized. Apparently, though, there’s a chance talks could be rekindled, according to Basketball Insiders’ Steve Kyler: The worst-kept secret in the NBA is that the Timberwolves are ready [...]

May 29, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

Are There Hints of Truth to Chris Paul-to-the-Spurs Conspiracy Theories?

Are There Hints of Truth to Chris Paul-to-the-Spurs Conspiracy Theories?

Admit it: You’ve thought about Chris Paul playing for the San Antonio Spurs. It seems too perfect. He is perhaps the best, or second-best, point guard of all time, and the Spurs are billboards for dominance who just so happen to be going through an uneasy time at Paul’s position. Tony Parker is 35 and [...]

May 24, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

New York Knicks Have Interest in Free-Agent P.J. Tucker

New York Knicks Have Interest in Free-Agent P.J. Tucker

The New York Knicks, apparently, aren’t all that interested in getting younger during free agency. According to ESPN.com’s Ian Begley, they are trying to find Courtney Lee-like talents, which makes sense, since three-and-D players are all the rage. Said search, however, has led them to lust for P.J. Tucker, the 32-year-old defensive specialist: The club [...]

May 23, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0