Tuesday 25th June 2019,
The Hoop Doctors

Rumors

Rumor: Lakers Apparently Have Eyes for Klay Thompson in 2019 Free Agency

Rumor: Lakers Apparently Have Eyes for Klay Thompson in 2019 Free Agency

The Los Angeles Lakers are already thinking about 2019 free agency. That’s always been clear, and it became even more transparently obvious after they waived Luol Deng. But while many have them pegged as a likely destination for Kawhi Leonard, they might have another plan. That plan’s name is Klay Thompson. Consider what ESPN.com’s Ramona [...]

September 12, 2018 dfavale Rumors 0

Rumor: Former Laker Andrew Bynum Gearing Up for NBA Comeback

Rumor: Former Laker Andrew Bynum Gearing Up for NBA Comeback

The last time we saw Andrew Bynum in an NBA game, it was 2014, and he was wearing an Indiana Pacers jersey. His career was supposed to be over after that—derailed by injury and disinterest. It seems, however, Bynum is ready to give it another shot. From The Athletic’s Shams Charania: Former Lakers two-time champion [...]

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Rumor: Suns Looking to Deal for Veteran Point Guard After Trading Brandon Knight to Rockets

Rumor: Suns Looking to Deal for Veteran Point Guard After Trading Brandon Knight to Rockets

The Phoenix Suns are sending Brandon Knight and Marquese Chriss to the Houston Rockets for Ryan Anderson and De’Anthony Melton, according to ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Even if you are into gambling on sports I don’t think you would have seen that one coming a a couple years ago when Brandon Knight was a sought after [...]

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Rumor: Orlando Magic ‘Expected’ to Put Nikola Vucevic on Trade Block

Rumor: Orlando Magic ‘Expected’ to Put Nikola Vucevic on Trade Block

One way or another, Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic are nearing the end of their time together. This parting of the ways, so to speak, could happen organically. Vucevic is entering the last year of deal and will almost certainly leave as a free agent if he remains in Orlando for the entire season. [...]

August 29, 2018 dfavale Rumors 0

Gordon Hayward, Kyrie Irving Both Expected to Be Ready for Celtics Training Camp

Gordon Hayward, Kyrie Irving Both Expected to Be Ready for Celtics Training Camp

If the Boston Celtics began training camp right now, both Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward would be ready to rock. This is not speculation…unless you consider team president Danny Ainge a questionable source. Here’s what he had to say, per ESPN.com’s Chris Forsberg: “I don’t want to hype it up too much, but I’m saying [...]

August 28, 2018 dfavale Rumors 0

Manu Ginobili to Meet with Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich to Discuss NBA Future

Manu Ginobili to Meet with Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich to Discuss NBA Future

Get ready to have a really bad case of the sadz: Manu Ginobili may be ready to retire from the NBA. Nothing has been determined, it seems, at the moment. However, according to ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the 41-year-old future Hall of Famer will meet with San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich to discuss his [...]

August 23, 2018 dfavale Rumors 0

Rumor: Dwyane Wade Has Not Reached Deal to Re-Sign with Miami Heat

Rumor: Dwyane Wade Has Not Reached Deal to Re-Sign with Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade has yet to decide whether he’ll return for a 16th NBA season, which means, despite a report to the contrary, he most definitely has not come to terms on a new deal with the Miami Heat. Twitter was momentarily sent aflutter by this newsbreak: HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy then debunked said rumor: Contrary to [...]

August 16, 2018 dfavale Rumors 0

Rumor: Kawhi Leonard is ‘Primarily Interested in Signing with’ Lakers or Clippers Next Summer

Rumor: Kawhi Leonard is ‘Primarily Interested in Signing with’ Lakers or Clippers Next Summer

Sorry, Toronto Raptors fans. Kawhi Leonard still has his sights set on landing with the Los Angeles Lakers or Los Angeles Clippers in free agency. From ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski: Before the Toronto Raptors traded with San Antonio for Leonard in July, the Clippers tried to acquire him and plan to be aggressive suitors for Leonard in 2019 [...]

August 14, 2018 dfavale Rumors 0

Kent Bazemore ‘Would Be Open To’ Getting Traded to Houston Rockets or Milwaukee Bucks

Kent Bazemore ‘Would Be Open To’ Getting Traded to Houston Rockets or Milwaukee Bucks

Kent Bazemore doesn’t necessarily want to be traded from the Atlanta Hawks, but if he has to go, the Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks are at the top of his wish list. Here’s the latest from Rockets Wire’s Kelly Iko: Source: Kent Bazemore’s list of suitors also includes Milwaukee, who recently contacted the Hawks but [...]

August 9, 2018 dfavale Rumors 0

NBA Christmas Day Schedule Includes Rockets-Thunder, Lakers-Warriors, Celtics-76ers, Jazz-Blazers

NBA Christmas Day Schedule Includes Rockets-Thunder, Lakers-Warriors, Celtics-76ers, Jazz-Blazers

NBA schedule #SZN is here! Though the NBA will release the entire schedule for the 2018-19 season on Wednesday evening, but part of its slate has already started trickling out. And why would we expect anything else? This is the NBA we’re talking about. Actual dates and deadlines do not matter. We always get armed [...]

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