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David Stern Promises NBA Games in Brazil Before 2014

David Stern Promises NBA Games in Brazil Before 2014

October 6, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol Anyone who thinks David Stern isn’t good for the game of basketball on an international scale hasn’t been paying too much attention. The man is a promotion machine for the game on the international stage… David Stern is promising Brazilian fans they will soon have the chance to [...]

October 6, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 1

Chicago Bulls Sign Joakim Noah to Contract Extension

Chicago Bulls Sign Joakim Noah to Contract Extension

October 4, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol The Chicago Bulls have confirmed fourth-year center Joakim Noah(notes) agreed to a multiyear contract extension. The team announced the deal Monday but did not release contract terms per team policy. Bulls GM Gar Forman says Noah’s presence “is immeasurable and we look forward to him to continue to [...]

October 4, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 0

Bulls’ Carlos Boozer Has Broken Hand, Out at Least Two Months

Bulls’ Carlos Boozer Has Broken Hand, Out at Least Two Months

October 3, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol Bulls forward Carlos Boozer, one of Chicago’s top offseason acquisitions, has a fractured right hand and could be out for two months. The team says Boozer broke the fifth metacarpal bone in his hand Saturday and will need surgery. He was evaluated by team physician Dr. Brian Cole [...]

October 3, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 0

Gilbert Arenas Injured Already?

Gilbert Arenas Injured Already?

October 3, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol Let the pro Gilbert Arenas contingent start hatin’ on me for saying this, but personally I think the Washington Wizards would be better off if Arenas stayed on the IL. This is John Wall’s team no question, and it’s time to build team unity around the true franchise [...]

October 3, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 0

Miami Heat Training Camp at Airforce Base a Huge Success

Miami Heat Training Camp at Airforce Base a Huge Success

October 1, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol If there was ever more necessary time to undertake a positive PR campaign for the Miami Heat, i’d be shocked. If there was ever a better way to garner positive public favor across the league, i’d be shocked. That said, I can’t help but read everything I can [...]

October 1, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 0

Toronto Raptors Exercise Option on DeMar DeRozan

Toronto Raptors Exercise Option on DeMar DeRozan

September 30, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol The Toronto Raptors exercised the third-year team option on swingman DeMar DeRozan’s rookie scale contract Thursday. DeRozan’s deal is now guaranteed through the 2011-12 season. The Raptors had until Oct. 31 to exercise the option. DeRozan averaged 8.6 points and 2.9 rebounds in 77 games last season. The [...]

September 30, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 0

J-Will Out Four Weeks with Knee Surgery

J-Will Out Four Weeks with Knee Surgery

September 30, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol Jason Williams, aka ‘White Chocolate’, aka ‘J-Will’ will be out of the lineup for the start of the Orlando Magic season due to knee surgery he has opted to have. Probably a good move rather than labor through the year with pain and swelling. With point guard starter [...]

September 30, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 1

Wizards Owner Leonsis Fined $100K by NBA

Wizards Owner Leonsis Fined $100K by NBA

September 29, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol The National Basketball Association (NBA) fined Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis $100,000 on Wednesday for making unauthorized public comments regarding the league’s collective bargaining negotiations. The Wizards owner told a business audience earlier on Wednesday that the NBA, which is working on a new labor deal, will soon [...]

September 29, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 0

AP Source: “Carmelo Anthony to the Nets Deal is Dead”

AP Source: “Carmelo Anthony to the Nets Deal is Dead”

September 28, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol A four-way deal that would have sent Carmelo Anthony to New Jersey is “dead,” a person with knowledge of the discussions said Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly about the trade. Anthony took the court [...]

September 28, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 0

Nets Want Answer from Nuggets in 24 Hours on Carmelo Anthony

Nets Want Answer from Nuggets in 24 Hours on Carmelo Anthony

September 28, 2010 – THD Rumor Patrol How uncomfortable must it be for Devin Harris and Derrick Favors to be starting practices with the NJ Nets knowing that the team is hoping to trade you for a shot at Carmelo Anthony…. Billy King has reached the point we all were waiting for him to with [...]

September 28, 2010 Anklesnap Rumors 0