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Bulls Offering Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott for Kevin Love

Bulls Offering Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott for Kevin Love

Someone, anyone, must explain the Chicago Bulls’ sudden infatuation with Kevin Love. After adding Pau Gasol to a frontcourt rotation that already includes Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson, and after basically removing themselves from the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes by asking him to take a ridiculously large pay cut, the Bulls are apparently making a competitive [...]

July 23, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Still Talk Regularly

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Still Talk Regularly

Dwyane Wade doesn’t hold grudges. LeBron James doesn’t forget those who helped him win two NBA championships. The relationship shared between Wade and James—documented friends—has been dissected over and over since the latter left the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Surely their friendship had to be on life support or entering a free fall. [...]

July 23, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

LeBron’s Business Partner Dishes on His Return to Cavs

LeBron’s Business Partner Dishes on His Return to Cavs

LeBron James is his own man. If there’s anything to take away from what you’re about to read, it’s that. LeBron isn’t a puppet. He is the one pulling the strings. He is the one making the decisions. He is the one who decided to leave the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Much has [...]

July 22, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 1

Celtics Sign Evan Turner, Because of Course They Did

Celtics Sign Evan Turner, Because of Course They Did

Evan Turner has found a new home. SHUT FREE AGENCY DOWN. Or don’t. Whatever. It’s up to you. If you want to see what happens with Eric Bledsoe and Greg Monroe, keep it going. Anyway… Turner has come to terms with the Celtics, per the Boston Herald‘s Steve Bulpett: Part of their mid-level exception? This [...]

July 22, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0
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Knicks Exploring Trades for J.R., Shumpert, Shane Larkin

Knicks Exploring Trades for J.R., Shumpert, Shane Larkin

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks have been busy this offseason and they might not be done just yet. A league source told ESPN New York’s Ian Begley that the Knicks are exploring trades for J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and Shane Larkin: Working to clear the logjam in the backcourt, the Knicks are discussing [...]

July 21, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Pistons, Kings Talking Josh Smith Trade Again

Pistons, Kings Talking Josh Smith Trade Again

No, you’re not experiencing deja vu. This is just a firsthand run-in with the Sacramento Kings. According to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, the Detroit Pistons have resumed talks—that started prior to the NBA draft—with the Kings on a trade that would land Josh Smith in Sacramento: The Detroit Pistons and the Sacramento Kings have resumed trade [...]

July 18, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Bledsoe Wants Max Deal From Suns But Won’t Get It

Bledsoe Wants Max Deal From Suns But Won’t Get It

Eric Bledsoe wants to get in-your-face, bathing-in-hundy-sticks, set-greenbacks-on-fire, look-mom-I’ve-made-it, just-like-James-Harden paid from the Phoenix Suns. But that’s not going to happen. Per ESPN.com’s Chris Broussard, Bledsoe, a restricted free agent, is seeking a five-year, $80 million contract from the Suns: The future of one of the most talented free agents left on the market remains [...]

July 18, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Phi Jackson Confirms D12 Left Lakers Because of Kobe

Phi Jackson Confirms D12 Left Lakers Because of Kobe

Thank you, Phil Jackson. Thank you. The Zen Master has cleared up one of the most not-so-mysterious mysteries in the NBA: Dwight Howard did, in fact, leave the Los Angeles Lakers for the Houston Rockets because of Kobe Bryant. Mind-melting stuff, I know. We already knew, for the most part. But there’s something about Jackson [...]

July 17, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

LeBron Reached Out to Kevin Love About Joining Cavs

LeBron Reached Out to Kevin Love About Joining Cavs

LeBron James’ patience runs puddle deep. It was roughly one week ago that LeBron’s first-person account of why he was returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers was posted by Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated. In this essay of his, he touched upon a number of things and the prevailing sentiment was he would remain patient. He [...]

July 17, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0
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Warriors, Timberwolves Talking Kevin Love Trade…Again

Warriors, Timberwolves Talking Kevin Love Trade…Again

The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves are discussing a trade for All-Star Kevin Love. Again. From Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press, via MassLive.com: The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have reopened trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday. With [...]

July 16, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0