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Magic reportedly “very close” to Howard trade

Local 6 Sports Director David Pingalore learned Friday night from NBA sources that the Orlando Magic are “very close” to trading center Dwight Howard.   Pingalore’s sources, who requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the proceedings, were not ready to name the team that the Magic were tradingHoward to...

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Ray Allen Will Join The Miami Heat

Micky Arison, the owner of the Miami Heat, has recently announced the signing of Ray Allen via Twitter.   Arison recently tweeted: “Its 2:30am in London and I was just woken up with great news. Welcome to the family #20!!”   Ray Allen averaged 14 points per game during the 2011/12...

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Rumor: 3-Team Trade Between Wolves, 76ers & Blazers

Already appropriate with Ricky Rubio, the Minnesota Timberwolves hope their marketing campaign “United We Run” can resonate even more with the addition of 23-year-old restricted free agent Nic Batum.   However, a team source on Friday afternoon fully acknowledged the challenges in making that happen, even after they finalized a four-year...

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Los Angeles Lakers Interested in Jodie Meeks

The Los Angeles Lakers have been very busy this off-season, first with their acquisition of Steve Nash and their ongoing struggle with Dwight Howard. However, the Lakers are still looking to improve their bench by adding solid role players.   According to a report, the Los Angeles Lakers are interested in...

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Heat To Meet With Marcus Camby

The Miami Heat may finally be in the market for a true center.   According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle, former Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Camby will travel to Miami this weekend.   Camby split last season with Portland and Houston, finishing the year with the...

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Brooklyn Nets “among the front-runners” for Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher had also been in talks with the Knicks, but he is now expected to look elsewhere.   The Nets are now among the front-runners to sign Fisher, along with the Mavericks, the Chicago Bulls, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Fisher, who won five titles with...

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Lou Williams Will Not Return To The Philadelphia 76ers

Williams was runner-up to Oklahoma’s James Harden in the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award. He said after the Sixers were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals, that, “If I was a better man, I think I would be back.”   Young’s arrival signaled the...

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Lakers Will Meet With Antawn Jamison

Over the course of the last few days, the Los Angeles Lakers have been involved in many different trade rumors with speculation running rampant in the City of Angels. Even though the Lakers continue to explore blockbuster deals to bring in Dwight Howard, the team is also considering other options to...

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Sixers Sign Shooting Guard Nick Young, Amnesty Elton Brand

The Sixers have signed free-agent guard Nick Young, and will use the amnesty clause on Elton Brand reports Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski.       @WojYahooNBA: Young has agreed to a 1-year, 6M deal with Sixers, agent Mark Bartelstein tells Y!       @WojYahooNBA: The 76ers have decided to use...

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Steve Nash Interview As Laker; Upcoming Lakers Acquisitions

As we all know, the Los Angeles Lakers acquired Steve Nash in a sign-and-trade deal with the Phoenix Suns. Less than 24 hours after the superstar found out he was going to Hollywood, he was interviewed by ESPN Radio LA.   There were a lot of points Steve Nash talked...

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Nicolas Batum Agrees To Four-Year Offer Sheet With Minnesota

Nicolas Batum has agreed to a four-year, $45 million offer sheet with the Wolves.   Bonuses could push the deal to $50 million.   The Blazers have appeared determined to match any offer sheet Batum signs elsewhere.   (Via Jon Krawczynski/AP & RealGM)  

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Rashard Lewis To Meet With Heat On Saturday

Rashard Lewis is set to meet with the Heat on Saturday. According to Alex Kennedy via Twitter, there is “mutual interest” between both parties.   The 33-year-old averaged 8 points and 4 rebounds per game last season with the Wizards. If he joins the Heat, many expect his career to...

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Rumor: Lakers Inform Player He Could Be Traded To Orlando At Any Moment

The Los Angeles Lakers are considering an offer from the Orlando Magic that would send Dwight Howard to L.A. in exchange for Andrew Bynum, a source close to the situation tells PepperOnSports.com.   I know, I know. You’ve heard it all before. Here’s the fun part:   The source says...

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Brandon Roy Signs 2 Year Contract With Timberwolves

Brandon Roy has reached a verbal agreement with the Wolves, according to a member of his family.   Roy confirmed the news to Dave ‘Softy’ Mahler of KJR in Seattle.   Roy’s agent, Greg Lawrence, confirms that the deal is worth approximately $10.4 million over two years.   “I’m excited...

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Source: Lakers “very interested” in making move for Dwight Howard

The Los Angeles Lakers are considering an offer from the Orlando Magic that would send Dwight Howard to L.A. in exchange for Andrew Bynum, a source close to the situation tells PepperOnSports.com.   I know, I know. You’ve heard it all before. Here’s the fun part:   The source says...

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Warriors Rumored To Be Interested In Antawn Jamison

Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports tweeted this evening that the Golden State Warriors are rumored to have interest in unrestricted free agent and former Warrior forward Antawn Jamison.   As we’ve discussed previously, the Warriors need a forward and he is yet another of Warriors GM Bob Myers’ former clients.   The challenge...