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Greg Monroe

Greg Monroe Not Interested In Returning To Detroit Pistons

Greg Monroe ‘doesn’t really have a great interest in going back and playing with the Pistons,’ according to Adrian Wojnarowski on Aime Mukendi Jr.’s AIMEzing Words podcast. The Pistons can match any offer Monroe receives, since he is a restricted free agent. He does not fit well alongside Josh Smith and...

Kevin Durant, Wizards

Kevin Durant Says Wizards Are In His Blood

Kevin Durant was born and raised in Washington, D.C. It is no secret that he could someday end up playing for his hometown franchise. When discussing the 2016 free agency, Kevin Durant said he is going to do what is best for him. He also teased Washington Wizard fans with his...

Michael Beasley

Lakers Expressing Interest In Michael Beasley

The Los Angeles Lakers have worked out Michael Beasley earlier today, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN, Beasley, 25, averaged a career-low 15.1 minutes per game in 55 games with the Miami Heat last season. However, he still managed to score 7.9 points per game while shooting a career-high 49.9% from the field....

Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony

Will The Knicks Be Stronger Than Last Season?

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks did what they had to do this summer. They re-signed Carmelo Anthony and they also performed some significant moves which will help the team do better next season. Although the Knicks were definitely relieved by Melo’s decision to stay in New York, the...

Thaddeus Young

Rumor: Wolves, Sixers Talking Thaddeus Young Deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in trading for Thaddeus Young, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. If acquired, Young will serve as Kevin Love’s replacement. Young is still owed $19.3 million over his two-year deal. The second season of his contract comes with a player option. He averaged 17.9 points, 6.0 rebounds...

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Mo Williams Joins The Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed free agent Mo Williams to a one-year, $3.75 deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Williams averaged 9.7 points, 4.3 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 24.8 minutes per game for the Blazers last season. The Wolves are interested in acquiring Thaddeus Young to replace Kevin Love, according...

Kevin Love

Kevin Love Forcing His Way To Cleveland?

Kevin Love may be forcing his way to the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Sam Amico of FOX Sports. Amico: Multiple league sources told FOX Sports Ohio on Friday they are under the impression Love has relayed his desire for a trade to Cleveland to his agent. Love is represented by Jeff...

Omri Casspi

Kings Sign Omri Casspi

The Sacramento Kings have signed Omri Casspi to a one-year deal at the league’s minimum, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Casspi was previously drafted by the Kings in 2009. In two seasons with Sacramento, he averaged 9.5 points and 4.4 rebounds in 24.5 minutes per game. Casspi cleared the...

Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant

Lakers Name Byron Scott Head Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers will hire Byron Scott as their new head coach. Both parties are currently finalizing negotiations. Although Scott is guaranteed the job, it is not clear whether they will reach an official deal today or in a week. Scott has stated that he will ask Kobe Bryant to...

Wizards 2014

What About Those Washington Wizards?

The 2014 NBA offseason has been smothered by Melo Drama, The Decision Part Deux, and where o’ where will Kevin Love will play next season. Now, these subjects deserve our attention because of the way they have and could potentially change the NBA, more specifically the Eastern Conference landscape. As...

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Mavs Sign Al-Farouq Aminu, Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks have signed Al-Farouq Aminu and Jameer Nelson. Aminu agreed to a two-year, $2.1 million deal with the Mavs, according to Dwain Price of Dallas Star-Telegram. Nelson agreed to a two-year, $6 million deal with Dallas, according to Shams Charania of RealGM. Aminu’s contract comes with a player option during the second season....

Doc Rivers, Lakers

Rumor: Lakers Eyeing Doc Rivers

The Los Angeles Lakers believe Doc Rivers is a possible candidate for their head coaching vacancy, according to Grantland’s Bill Simmons. The Clippers interim CEO recently stated that Doc Rivers will quit his job if Donald Sterling remains the owner. Simmons on The Herd: Another conspiracy theory that I don’t think is...

Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers To Quit If Sterling Remains Owner

The Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons has stated that coach Doc Rivers will step down if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the franchise, according to AP Sports on Twitter. Sterling recently filed a lawsuit in Superior Court towards the NBA, Adam Silver and Shelly Sterling, claiming that they...

Kevin Love, Taj Gibson

Bulls Offering Gibson, McDermott, Mirotic To Wolves For Kevin Love

The Chicago Bulls are offering Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Kevin Love, according to Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops. If the Timberwolves agree to the trade, both parties would need to wait until next month before completion, since McDermott and Mirotic just signed their...

Jameer Nelson, Rashard Lewis

Mavs To Meet With Jameer Nelson, Drop Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks are expected to meet with Jameer Nelson on Thursday. They will also void Rashard Lewis’ contract due to failing his physical examination. The Mavericks can offer Nelson their $2.7 million room exception and expect to complete a deal, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. The Mavs’ found out that...

Kevin Love

Cavaliers Expected To Acquire Kevin Love

The Cavaliers are expected to acquire Kevin Love. They recently acquired non-guaranteed contracts from the Utah Jazz in exchange for a future second round pick and $1 million in cash. They are bound to flip these assets, along with Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett for Kevin Love. The players Cleveland...