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Caron Butler: Good Signing for the Thunder?

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s decision to sign Caron Butler once he cleared waivers on Saturday appears to be prescient considering it coincided with the loss of starting shooting guard, Thabo Sefolosha for the next 4-6 weeks with a strained calf. The Thunder were in need of perimeter shooting to help...

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The Mystery of Kyrie Irving’s So Called “Regression”

A lot has been made of Kyrie Irving’s down numbers this year. From a statistical standpoint, Irving hasn’t been his usual efficient offensive self, averaging 21.4ppg, on just 42%fg, and 36% from deep (both career low percentages). His numbers were so average at one point that many fans and media...

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Jimmer-Mania Has Arrived in the Windy City

Free agent guard Jimmer Fredette is set to sign with the Chicago Bulls for the remaining part of the season. The third year guard out of BYU, agreed to buyout terms with the Sacramento Kings last Thursday, which made him an unrestricted free agent. In his two and a half...

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George Hill Undergoes MRI on Left Shoulder

Indianapolis, IN – The Indiana Pacers have been relatively healthy this season, but starting point guard George Hill just might have picked up a nagging injury against the Bucks on Thursday night. Hill fell awkwardly on his shoulder and had to leave the game and didn’t return. He underwent an...

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J.R. Smith on Knicks’ Struggles: “It’s Not Mental, It’s Heart”

New York, NY – The New York Knicks have been absolutely awful so far this season, and their players are beginning to speak to the media about the reasoning behind their struggles. Carmelo Anthony mentioned earlier this season that the Knicks were not playing with enough effort, and were getting...

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Andrew Bynum Improving Conditioning to Play Every Night

Indianapolis, IN – According to David Woods of the Indianapolis Star, the Indiana Pacers are working with Andrew Bynum on improving his health and conditioning to the point where he can play every night. They do not want to bring Bynum in and have him play at a high level...

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Danny Granger Agrees to Deal with Clippers

Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to a contract with veteran forward Danny Granger, according to Candace Buckner of the Indianapolis Star. Danny Granger agreed to a buyout with the 76ers earlier this week, and was considering the Spurs, Bulls, Heat, and Thunder in addition to...

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Clippers, Spurs Favorites to Sign Danny Granger

The Philadelphia 76ers and veteran forward Danny Granger finalized a contract buyout yesterday afternoon, and the Spurs and Clippers have quickly become the favorites to land his services. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Clippers are currently the front-runners to sign Granger, but there are multiple reports that...

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Evan Turner Primed for Pacers’ Debut

The Indiana Pacers acquiring Evan Turner from the Philadelphia 76ers last week in exchange for Danny Granger, and there are many questions surrounding how he will fit with the team. Indiana faces the Los Angeles Lakers this evening and Evan Turner will be taking the floor for the first time...

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Kings Working on Buyout for Jimmer Fredette

Sacramento, CA – According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Sacramento Kings and point guard Jimmer Fredette are working on finalizing a buyout agreement. The Kings were shopping Fredette hard at the trade deadline, but were unable to move him as teams were not interested in giving up a...

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76ers to Buyout Veteran Forward Danny Granger

Philadelphia, PA – According to reports that have been coming out of the 76ers’ organization, Philadelphia will indeed buyout veteran forward Danny Granger and allow him to sign with a contender once he clears waivers. The 76ers just acquired Granger from the Indiana Pacers in exchange for both Evan Turner...

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Nene Out 4-6 Weeks with Sprained MCL

Washington, DC – According to a RealGM.com Staff Report, the Washington Wizards will be without forward Nene for the next four to six weeks due to a sprained MCL that he suffered on Sunday. The Wizards had originally feared that Nene had torn his ACL and would miss the rest...

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Tony Snell Making the Most of His Opportunity

Being a rookie under Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau isn’t the easiest thing to do. The first season is usually marred by being planted on the bench, only seeing action if the game is out of reach. In a sense, Thibs has created a “redshirt” system for his rookies, where...

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Russell Westbrook’s Return to the Thunder: Early Reviews?

The long awaited return of Russell Westbrook to the Thunder’s starting lineup following a nearly two month absence due to a second knee surgery has produced a two game losing streak as the Thunder emerged from the All Star break. Considering that those two losses came against the Miami Heat...

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Making Sense of the Spencer Hawes Trade

Cleveland, Ohio - The days leading up to the trade deadline were filled with rumors: Would Jarrett Jack be dealt? Are the Cavs so scared of losing Deng in free agency that they’d move him now to get something in return? Well, as it so happens, none of this came to...