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Sources Say Julius Randle Needs Surgery; Mother Denies News

Julius Randle, who is projected to be a lottery pick, may need surgery on his right foot after the NBA Draft, according to Yahoo Sports. Surgery may cause Randle to miss six to eight weeks, but he is expected to be ready by training camp. However, surgery will cause Randle...

Kawhi Leonard

Raptors Almost Drafted Kawhi Leonard at No. 5

The Toronto Raptors selected Jonas Valanciunas with the fifth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, but they almost decided to go in a different direction. According to a report from Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun, the Raptors nearly selected current San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard with...

Noah, Faried

Bulls Interested In Kenneth Faried

The Chicago Bulls proposed a deal that included the Nuggets’ forward Kenneth Faried, according to Chicago Sports News. The Nuggets turned down the offer, but did not end trade negotiations with Chicago. Faried, 24, has averaged 12.1 points and 8.6 rebounds per game in his first three seasons with the Denver...

Carmelo Anthony

Miami Heat Will Target Carmelo Anthony

The Miami Heat and their Big Three obviously have their undivided attention on the NBA Finals. However, ESPN reports that Miami’s front office and star players are trying to figure out a way to bring in potential free agent Carmelo Anthony aboard. If LeBron James, Chris Bosh and/or Dwyane Wade take a...

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Carmelo Anthony Considering Bulls, Rockets, Mavericks

If Carmelo Anthony decides to opt out of his contract, he will consider the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks, according to ESPN. Via ESPN: “The Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks are all teams Anthony would consider starting July 1, sources say, if the 30-year-old decides to become a free agent this...

Kevin Love

Kevin Love: “I just want to end up in a great place where I can win.”

Kevin Love told SportsNation he “just wants to end up in a great place” that is competing for a championship, according to Darren Wolfson. When asked if the rumors of him demanding a trade are true, a hesitating Kevin Love said “My agent is handling everything.” Love also admits to being...

Nate McMillan

Lakers, Cavaliers Interested In Nate McMillan

Nate McMillan has been contacted about vacant head coaching positions, according to Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com. The Cavaliers and Lakers, who both own lottery picks, are interested in meeting with McMillan. Mike D’Antoni originally hoped to hire McMillan as an assistant coach, but he chose the Indiana Pacers instead. Now, he...

Alvin Gentry

Alvin Gentry Has Second Interview With Cavaliers

Dan Gilbert and the Cleveland Cavaliers will have a second interview with Clippers assistant coach Alvin Gentry, according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports. Gentry started his coaching career in 1994, where he led the Heat to a 15-21 record. His next head coaching job was with the Detroit...

Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion

Dirk Nowitzki: “Slim To None” Chance Of Leaving Mavs

When discussing the possibility of Dirk Nowitzki entering the free agency market on the first of July, the Mavs superstar made his desire and intention to stay a Dallas Maverick pretty clear and straightforward. Nowitzki was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the eight pick in the 1998 NBA Draft. He...

Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant

Byron Scott Has Second Interview With Lakers

Byron Scott met with the Los Angeles Lakers for the second time to discuss their head coaching vacancy, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. Along with Byron Scott, the Lakers have been in touch with Mike Dunleavy Sr., Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry and Lionel Hollins. Larry Brown and Scott Skiles are also on...

Tim Duncan

For how much longer can Tim Duncan continue to play the game?

Let’s travel about one year back in time. It’s the end of Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs have suffered a devastating elimination in the hands of LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Tim Duncan, aged 37 back then, knows that this was one of...

Randle, Smart, McDermott

Lakers Targeting Randle, Smart and McDermott

The Los Angeles Lakers are targeting upcoming rookies Julius Randle, Marcus Smart and McDermott, according to ESPN’s Chad Ford. ESPN: The Lakers keep shopping this pick but are struggling to find an All-Star caliber big in return. If the Cavs can’t get that type of player with the No. 1 overall...

Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James

LeBron “Interested” In Playing Alongside ‘Melo

LeBron James is interested in playing alongside his close friend Carmelo Anthony, according to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports. Via USA Today: Yet according to two people with knowledge of the situation, Anthony’s part in this fluid free agency situation is worth monitoring as James is known to be interested...

LeBron James

Lakers Have LeBron James In Mind

The Lakers have delayed their coaching search with LeBron James in mind, according to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports. According to the report, the Lakers believe they would have an advantage during the free agency period if they do not limit their head coaching options. USA TODAY: Specifically, the idea...

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Derek Fisher Accepts Knicks’ Head Coaching Job

It looks like the Zen Master can finally return to his peaceful state. Derek Fisher has accepted the New York Knicks’ head coaching position. “Derek Fisher has decided to accept the Knicks’ head coaching position, per source.” @HowardBeck “Derek Fisher is finalizing an agreement on a 5-year, $25 million deal...

Kevin Love

Phoenix Suns “Most Likely” Destination For Kevin Love

The Phoenix Suns are the “most likely landing spot” for Kevin Love, according to Basketball Insiders. The Suns could offer three first-round picks (no. 14, 18 & 27) this year. Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports also said that the Suns are open to including either Goran Dragic or Eric Bledsoe in deal involving Kevin Love....