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Jamal Crawford Has Drawn Interest from Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers

Jamal Crawford Has Drawn Interest from Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers

Despite being unsigned as the NBA gears up for the opening of training camps, Jamal Crawford remains a wanted man. During an appearance on The Jump, ESPN.com’s Marc J. Spears that, in addition to the Golden State Warriors, the soon-to-be 19-year-old veteran is drawing interest from the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers (via Clutch Points’ [...]

September 14, 2018 admin Dan Favale, Rumors 0

Rumor: Kyrie Irving Is New York Knicks’ Top Target in 2019 Free Agency

Rumor: Kyrie Irving Is New York Knicks’ Top Target in 2019 Free Agency

Who ordered more Kyrie Irving-to-the-New York Knicks rumors? While appearing on the Bulls Talk podcast, NBC Sports Boston’s A. Sherrod Blakely dropped a little bit of intel on how hot the Knicks are for the Boston Celtics’ All-Star floor general. Spoiler alert: New York wants him bad. Here’s what Blakely said, via ProBasketballTalk’s Dan Feldman: I can tell [...]

September 14, 2018 admin Rumors 0

Rumor: Timberwolves Have ‘No Current Plans’ to Pursue Joakim Noah If Knicks Waive Him

Rumor: Timberwolves Have ‘No Current Plans’ to Pursue Joakim Noah If Knicks Waive Him

Don’t worry: You’re TimberBulls jokes can live on. The Minnesota Timberwolves have Jimmy Butler, and Taj Gibson, and Derrick Rose, and now Luol Deng, in addition to coach-president Tom Thibodeau. That’s enough. But for anyone hoping the legendary Thibs-era Bulls reunion would continue with the arrival of Joakim Noah, The New York Times‘ Marc Stein has [...]

September 13, 2018 admin Rumors 0

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 admin 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 [...]

September 10, 2018 admin Rumors 0

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 [...]

September 5, 2018 admin Rumors 0

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 admin 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 admin 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 admin 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 admin Rumors 0