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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

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
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Baron Davis Wants to Make NBA Return, Likes Cavs

Baron Davis Wants to Make NBA Return, Likes Cavs

Baron Davis is looking to make an NBA return. Or so says Baron Davis. Per the Akron Beacon Journal‘s Jason Lloyd, Davis is attempting a comeback and would welcome the opportunity to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers: He is 35 now and hasn’t played in a game in more than two years, but Baron Davis [...]

July 16, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Melo Will Take Pay Cut for Knicks After All

Melo Will Take Pay Cut for Knicks After All

Carmelo Anthony, thou art chivalrous. Or something. Much ado has been made about Anthony’s new contract with the New York Knicks. We know it’s going to be for five years. And we know it’s going to be worth nine figures. We just don’t know the exact amount. Not even now. All we really know is [...]

July 15, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Riley, Heat Thriving After LeBron’s Departure

Riley, Heat Thriving After LeBron’s Departure

LeBron James broke the Miami Heat’s Big Three. He did not break Pat Riley’s spirit. There is no replacing King James, the best NBA player on the face of this planet, the point guard, point forward, stretch forward, power forward, small forward amalgam who will go down as one of the greatest, if not the [...]

July 14, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Daryl Morey Calls Chandler Parsons’ Contract With Mavs ‘Untradeable’

Daryl Morey Calls Chandler Parsons’ Contract With Mavs ‘Untradeable’

Daryl Morey wants you to know you’re freaking crazy, Mark Cuban. That’s basically what the Houston Rockets’ general manager implied of the Dallas Mavericks and their fearless, outspoken owner and their pursuit of Chandler Parsons—who they successfully signed, mind you, but not without paying a steep, above-market price. Here’s what Morey told KBME-AM 790 in [...]

July 14, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Melo to Re-Sign with Knicks…Probably

Melo to Re-Sign with Knicks…Probably

Finally. According to the New York Daily News‘ Frank Isola, Carmelo Anthony is expected to announce that he’s returning to the New York Knicks on Thursday: Carmelo Anthony is ready to chase a championship with Phil Jackson in New York. After agonizing over a decision for the past week, Anthony is expected to announce on [...]

July 11, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0
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Kobe Endorses Byron Scott as Lakers Head Coach

Kobe Endorses Byron Scott as Lakers Head Coach

Kobe Bryant will see all the NBA free-agency rumors ever and raise you one Los Angeles Lakers coaching endorsement. Speaking at a press conference during his annual basketball camp in Santa Monica, the Black Mamba offered a ringing coaching endorsement on Byron Scott’s behalf, per ESPN Los Angeles’ Dave McMenamin: Scott has emerged as the [...]

July 11, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0