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Rockets Confident About Signing Carmelo Anthony

According to ESPN, the Houston Rockets are confident that they can make the moves necessary in order to sign upcoming free agent Carmelo Anthony. In order to free up enough cap space, the Rockets would have to trade Omer Asik and/or Jeremy Lin. With the NBA’s salary cap projected to rise...

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Knicks To Pursue Pau Gasol In Free Agency

The New York Knicks are expected to target Pau Gasol during the NBA’s free agency period, according to Marc J. Spears from Yahoo! Sports. At this point, the Knicks only have their midlevel exception to offer, which is worth around $3.2 million. Pau Gasol recently said that he would take a...

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Jabari Parker Will Join The NBA Draft

Jabari Parker will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. Via Jeff Benedict/Sports Illustrated: “I realize how much of a privilege and an honor it is to join the ranks of the NBA,” wrote Parker. “I will do everything in my power to help deliver championships to the franchise that drafts me. At...

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Phoenix’s Season Ends, But Their Future Is Bright

The Phoenix Suns season has officially come to an end. And, like many writers, bloggers, what have you, I wanted to jot down some thoughts on the season that was, and the bright future that is, the Phoenix Suns. Before the season began way back in October, there was talk...

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Where will Carmelo Anthony play next season?

For the first time in his 10 – year career in the NBA, Carmelo Anthony will not participate in the playoffs. If this was a big disappointment for the New York Knicks, the possibility of Melo departing from NYC will be another huge shock. Although the Knicks remain optimistic that...

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Lakers Looking for “Peaceful” way to part with D’Antoni

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking for a “peaceful” way to part ways with coach Mike D’Antoni, according to New York Daily News. D’Antoni still has one season left on his contract, which is worth $4 million. However, the Lakers do not plan on bringing him back. Via NYDailyNews: “The Lakers...

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Pau Gasol Wants To Play For Contender

Pau Gasol said that money is a factor in his free agency decision, but his top priority will be to play for a contending team. According to Chris Mannix of SI.com: “I want to be in a team that is going to be built to win a championship,” Gasol said....

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Jabari Parker Says Being A Laker “Would Be A Blessing”

During an interview with ESPN 710′s Mark Willard and Mychal Thompson, Jabari Parker said it would be “a blessing” to be a Laker. However, the Duke star is yet to declare for the NBA draft. If Jabari Parker decides to enter the draft, he is expected to be selected as...

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What the Ronnie Brewer Signing Means for Chicago

On Monday afternoon the Chicago Bulls signed free agent swingman Ronnie Brewer for the rest of the season. This will be Brewer’s second go-around with the Bulls, after being with the organization for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons. The addition of Brewer adds depth to the wing position, but also...

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Luol Deng “Definitely” on Lakers Radar

According to Sam Amick of USA Today, the Lakers will pursue Luol Deng during the off-season free agency period. “Another possibility is Luol Deng. Currently with the Cleveland Cavaliers, was traded there from Chicago at midseason, and has not entirely ruled out going back to Cleveland, but he will be a...

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Joel Embiid to declare for NBA Draft

According to Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski and numerous sources, Joel Embiid will announce his decision to declare for the NBA draft during Wednesday’s press conference. Many mock drafts, including DraftExpress, have Joel Embiid going first or second in the 2014 NBA Draft. The 7-foot Cameroon giant has drastically developed his basketball skills during...

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Alec Burks is Mr. Irrelevant

When we think of the up and coming shooting guards for the future, what are the first names that come to your mind? Bradley Beal? James Harden? Klay Thompson? While these three have very bright futures, it’s time to focus on another shooting guard that goes largely under the radar,...

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Lakers, Mitch Kupchak Agree To Multi-Year Deal

According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, the Los Angeles Lakers and Mitch Kupchak have agreed to a multi-year extension. The Lakers general manager has brought home four rings for Los Angeles since 2000. The Lakers are currently having their worst season in franchise history. However, this move gives Laker fans something to...

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Miami Heat or Indiana Pacers? Who Will You Pick?

If you had to choose one team from the East, the one that you believe will win the title in the Eastern Conference and get the ticket to the NBA Finals, which would it be? The Miami Heat or the Indiana Pacers? Don’t go over stats, records and details. If...

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Rockets: Do Injuries to Howard and Beverly Mean Houston Has a Problem?

Like many NBA teams this late in the season, the Houston Rockets are dealing with various bumps and bruises that regularly accompany such a physical game. However, two such injuries may impact their outlook for the playoffs as the regular season comes to a close. Starting center and perennial All...

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The Los Angeles Clippers Are Here To Stay

The Los Angeles Clippers have now emerges as one of the top teams in the Western Conference. They are the far better team in LA and they are one of the strongest championship contenders in the West. The Clips are now more mature than they have ever been throughout their...