• NBA Rumors: Chris Paul Would Like To Get Traded To Miami

    Fadeaway World "Things have slowed down significantly in the dramatic weeks following free agency. With Kawhi and PG in L.A., the last dominoes are falling — which begs the question: what happens to Chris Paul? As one of the last remaining players destined for a move, CP3 is all but certain to..." July 15

  • Some Players Around The NBA “Laughed” When Chris Paul Was Traded To The Thunder

    Total Pro Sports "It looks like the noise about Chris Paul not being very liked extends further than just to people who have played alongside him. Over the weekend, Chris Paul found out his talents were being sent to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Russell Westbrook and an assortment of draft..." July 15

  • Ideal Landing Spots for NBA Free Agent JR Smith

    Bleacher Report "After sitting out most of last season and this summer, JR Smith is finally done with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, Cleveland "had been attempting to move Smith all the way up until the 5 p.m. ET waiver deadline..." July 15

  • Steph Curry Believes Draymond Green Has ‘Proven’ His Value Entering His Contract Year With The Warriors

    Dime Magazine "For the first time in a (very) long time, the Golden State Warriors are not the betting favorites to win the upcoming NBA title. That comes with the territory when realizing Kevin Durant is in Brooklyn and Klay Thompson is recovering from knee surgery but, beyond that, the Warriors..." July 15

  • Bob Myers on D’Angelo Russell: ‘We didn’t sign him with the intention of just trading him’

    KNBR "Bob Myers does not have plans to trade D’Angelo Russell; at least, not immediately. Myers addressed media on Monday following a flurry of moves which effectively sealed the Warriors’ roster at 14 players, with a hard cap, put into place by the sign-and-trade acquisition of..." July 15

  • J.R. Smith ‘unlikely’ to reunite with LeBron James on the Lakers

    Sportsnaut "It wasn’t long ago that reports were swirling about a potential reunion between LeBron James and J.R. Smith, but things have changed on that front. The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Smith on Monday, meaning he’ll be free to sign with any team one he clears waivers. Contrary..." July 15

  • JR Smith Reportedly Waived by Cavaliers After Failing to Find Trade Partner

    Bleacher Report "The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly waived veteran shooting guard JR Smith on Monday after failing to find a trade partner.   Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported the news, noting the Cavaliers "had been attempting to move Smith all the way up..." July 15

  • Warriors GM Bob Myers says there’s ‘no new information’ on Klay Thompson’s progress from ACL surgery

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers says there’s “no new information” on Klay Thompson’s progress from ACL surgery. Myers says he’s going to visit Thompson in Los Angeles soon. Some believe Klay Thompson can return to the floor in..." July 15

  • Sources: Mark Cuban fined $50,000 for meeting leak

    ESPN "The NBA office fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $50,000 after he admitted to leaking information from last week's Board of Governors meeting to a reporter, sources told ESPN. The fine was not publicly announced, but the league office issued a memo to inform teams of..." July 15

  • 76ers have insane amount of money committed to their core players

    Larry Brown Sports "If the Philadelphia 76ers fail to win a championship in the next five years or so, their fans certainly cannot blame the front office for a lack of financial commitment to the roster. As expected, Ben Simmons agreed to a five-year, $170 million rookie max extension with the Sixers on..." July 15

  • Marcus Morris Turned Down $41 Million From Clippers

    Black Sports Online "Marcus Morris recently fires his agent Rich Paul. It was said that the breakup was mutual. Before Morris eventually agreed to a one year $15 million deal with the Knicks, he turned down a 2 year $20 million deal from the Spurs. Now according to The New York Daily News’ Stephan..." July 15

  • Despite rise of movement in NBA free agency, Mark Cuban continues to sit and watch as super teams grow around Mavs

    Sports Day "Add Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to the list of those who enjoyed watching NBA superstars bounce around the league in free agency this month. "Now instead of having one super team that everybody is trying to bear, we've got a bunch of super teams,'' Cuban said on..." July 15

  • Lakers beat out Warriors, Thunder for Troy Daniels

    Clutch Points "Troy Daniels had received interest from the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder before ultimately signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to Bill Oram of The Athletic. Daniels received a minimum deal from the Lakers, citing Anthony Davis and general manager Rob..." July 15

  • Russell Westbrook’s Reaction To This Kevin Durant Joke Is Going Viral

    The Spun "Russell Westbrook has seemingly gotten over Kevin Durant’s decision to leave him for the Golden State Warriors, though the now-former Oklahoma City Thunder star did have some fun at his former teammate’s expense. Video has emerged of Russell Westbrook’s “Why..." July 15

  • Projected 1st-rounder Amar Sylla signs with Oostende

    ESPN "Amar Sylla, ranked No. 23 in the ESPN 2020 mock draft, has signed a three-year contract containing NBA out clauses with Belgian league champions BC Oostende, his agent Arturo Ortega told ESPN. "I think this is the best step for me at this stage of my career," Sylla told..." July 15

  • Heat Sign Forward Kyle Alexander

    NBA.com "The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Kyle Alexander. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Alexander, who finished second on Tennessee’s all-time blocks list, appeared in eight Summer League games (two starts) with Miami, including the..." July 15

  • J.R. Smith Release: Lakers, Rockets Headline 5 Top Fits

    Heavy "The Cleveland Cavaliers were unable to swing a trade to move shooting guard J.R. Smith in recent months. In turn, the 33-year-old is now expected to find a new home in the NBA sooner than later, but it’s highly unlikely to come via trade. Instead, his future with the Cavaliers..." July 15

  • Bob Myers doesn’t think Warriors could have done anything different to convince Kevin Durant to stay

    Clutch Points "Kevin Durant departed the Golden State Warriors for the Brooklyn Nets at the start of free agency this summer, a decision that may have been inevitable for quite some time. Warriors general manager Bob Myers says that he spoke to Durant for an hour before he found out the..." July 15

  • Predicting the Next Wave of Breakout NBA Stars

    Bleacher Report "Who will be the breakout stars of the 2019-20 NBA season?  Before we answer that question, we need to address what the term means, as both "breakout" and "star" can be somewhat subjective.  For the purpose of this article, we'll..." July 15

  • All-Summer League teams announced, Grizzlies' Brandon Clarke named MVP

    The Score "As chosen by members of the media, the NBA announced the first- and second-team selections for the 2019 Summer League - including tournament MVP - on Monday. Memphis Grizzlies rookie Brandon Clarke was named MVP. The No. 21 pick out of Gonzaga has averaged 14.6 points on 57.1 percent..." July 15

  • Nets Welcome Kevin Durant To Brooklyn With A Bobblehead That Looks Nothing Like Him

    Total Pro Sports "How did this pass so many people in the organization that had access to multiple photos of how Kevin Durant actually looks? It was just last Monday when the former Golden State Warriors superstar announced that he would be taking his talents to the Brooklyn Nets and switching his..." July 15

  • If Kawhi Leonard Wins An NBA Title With The Clippers, He Will Enter The MJ And LeBron Conversation

    Fadeaway World "For what it’s worth, Kawhi Leonard has already proved himself to be one of the NBA’s best. But for a 28-year-old 3x All-Star and 2x Finals MVP, just how high can his legacy reach? The answer will never be unanimous, but if he wins a title with the Clippers he has the..." July 15

  • The next 3 NBA stars to change teams

    SB Nation "There has been unprecedented movement of NBA stars in recent years. It’s not over. It’s never over. The churn is eternal thanks to shorter NBA contracts, a player mindset that is less wed to the concept of staying with a single franchise over an entire career, and teams..." July 15

  • Justin Robinson signs contract with Wizards

    CBS 19 "Former Virginia Tech guard Justin Robinson officially signed a three-year deal with the Washington Wizards last night. Robinison signed with Washington as an undrafted free agent on draft night. He grew up a Wizards season ticket holder, growing up in nearby Manassas, Virginia. He is..." July 15

  • Christian Wood waived by New Orleans

    CBS Sports "Wood was waived by the Pelicans on Monday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. New Orleans plucked Wood off waivers near the end of last season, but he'll be left off the roster as the team trims it down to 15 players. " July 15

  • Sixers, Ben Simmons Agree To Five-Year Extension

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers and Ben Simmons have reached a deal on a five-year, maximum-salary contract extension, agent Rich Paul tells Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). The agreement had been anticipated after Philadelphia put a max extension offer on the table for..." July 15

  • Thunder GM was reportedly crushed after trading Paul George

    Larry Brown Sports "Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti has torn down the team’s roster about as effectively as you could hope for when entering a rebuilding phase, but that does not mean he is pleased with the way the offseason has gone. Despite acquiring 15 future first-round picks..." July 15

  • How Does Russell Westbrook Fit Into The Rockets’ Math Equation?

    Dime Magazine "Russell Westbrook is a Houston Rocket. It’s a pretty odd sentence, all things considered. If anyone was going to stick with one team and follow the Dirk Nowitzki blueprint, it was going to be Westbrook. But even he saw the writing on the wall once Paul George was traded to the..." July 15

  • NBA rumors: Cavaliers offered J.R. Smith-Andre Iguodala trade to Warriors

    NBC Sports Bay Area "J.R. Smith forever will be remembered for his gaffe against the Warriors in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals. One year later, the Cavaliers reportedly tried to send the shooting guard to Golden State.  The Cavs tried to trade Smith to the Warriors for Andre Iguodala,..." July 15

  • NBA Rumors: Giannis Antetokounmpo not expected to leave Bucks in 2021

    Clutch Points "Giannis Antetokounmpo is likely to be the next big fish available in the free agent market, as the campaign for 2021 has already started for the Milwaukee Bucks two years prior to its time. The Bucks have already made the necessary moves to keep The Greek Freak happy, extending Eric..." July 15

  • Why Nets' Jarrett Allen played summer league after starting in the playoffs

    CBS Sports "Everybody keeps asking Jarrett Allen why he is here. He told CBS Sports that he has fielded that question "more times than I can count," and he understands why. Three months ago Allen was in the NBA playoffs, trying to dodge All-NBA center Joel..." July 15

  • 2 Teams Reportedly “Strongly” Pushing For Andre Iguodala Trade

    The Spun "The Memphis Grizzlies acquired Andre Iguodala in a trade with the Golden State Warriors, but have little interest in actually keeping him on the roster next season. They’re working hard to find a trade partner, and two teams seem to be emerging as the top options. According to..." July 15

  • Did Kevin Durant or the Warriors Benefit More from Their Time Together?

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors wanted their association with Kevin Durant to continue, but Durant didn't share that desire. Maybe that tells us everything we need to know about who benefited most from the three-year relationship. If Durant had been as fulfilled as..." July 15

  • NBA Rumors: Pelicans Could Trade Brandon Ingram For ‘All-Star-Type Player’

    Fadeaway World "Brandon Ingram has yet to establish himself as anything close to an All-Star level player in his short three-year tenure with the Lakers. The Pelicans have given Ingram the chance to start fresh. In a small market, with less pressure, the 21-year-old forward might have an easier time developing..." July 15

  • NBA Rumors: Chris Paul’s Former Teammate Explains Why His Attitude ‘Rubs Guys The Wrong Way’

    Inquisitr "Despite his many achievements in an NBA career that is closing in on 15 years, Chris Paul has frequently received flak for having an allegedly disruptive locker room presence. This was something that former teammate Kenyon Martin touched on in a recent appearance on Sports Illustrated Now..." July 15

  • Steph Curry explains what went down at his NYC meeting with Kevin Durant

    San Francisco Gate "In the aftermath of Kevin Durant's quick decision to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, there were a lot of rumors about how his former Warriors teammates learned the news. One persistent rumor is that Stephen Curry was on the plane back from his Under Armour Asia tour, ready..." July 15

  • Report: ‘No appetite’ among teams to take on final year of Chris Paul deal

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder are having a very hard time finding anyone to take Chris Paul’s contract off their hands. According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, based on conversations with NBA general manager, there is “almost no appetite” around the league to..." July 15

  • Report: Rockets hesitant to go deep into luxury tax to acquire Andre Iguodala

    Clutch Points "Following a cap space-clearing trade deal that saw him get shipped off to the Memphis Grizzlies, former Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala has now become one of the league’s most sought-after veterans. The revamped Houston Rockets have been rumored as one of..." July 15

  • NBA Rumors: Why Marcus Morris Flip-Flopped On Spurs Contract In Free Agency

    NESN "Marcus Morris apparently didn’t have all the relevant information when he made his first free-agency decision of 2019. The New York Knicks forward reneged on an agreement he made to join the San Antonio Spurs earlier this month because he felt he “felt he was not..." July 15

  • Report: Cavs expected to waive J.R. Smith

    Cavs Nation "CAVS Report: Cavs expected to waive J.R. Smith by  Bruno Manrique July 15, 2019 The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to waive swingman J.R. Smith on Monday after a lengthy quest to find a suitable trade for him, according..." July 15

  • Lakers coach Frank Vogel is eager to show his evolution

    Orange County Register "Anthony Davis might have forgotten where he was for a moment as he described his ideal position. He’d rather play power forward than center — he’s made that much clear. Then he turned to his left, and a toothy, sheepish smile formed as he extended a long arm to..." July 15

  • How Every Bad Free-Agency Signing Could Actually Work

    Bleacher Report "Did your favorite NBA team overspend on free agents this summer? Still scratching your head over that $60 million deal for the career backup? Has your team's front office lost it, or is there actually a plan here? For some big-money free agents, the initial numbers may..." July 15

  • Chris Paul's trade value is sorely underrated

    247 Sports "It's time for a blind taste test. The following players have both made at least five All-Star teams. One is 10 months older. The other has a one-inch height advantage. Here are their regular-season and postseason stats from last season: Player A Regular Season: 15.6 PPG, 8.2 APG,..." July 15

  • NBA Rumors: Wizards’ front office uncertainty could cause Bradley Beal to leave

    Clutch Points "The Washington Wizards have managed to navigate a stormy offseason with plenty of questions surrounding the franchise. Among them is Bradley Beal’s future with the franchise and the need to set a front office in stone after more than three months since longtime president Ernie Grunfeld..." July 15

  • NBA Rumors: CP3 Ending up With Heat or Lakers Likely

    Heavy "Following a trade from the Houston Rockets to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Chris Paul’s future has remained a hot-button topic in recent days. While Paul was part of the deal that reunited Russell Westbrook with James Harden in Houston, his days in Oklahoma City appear..." July 15

  • NBA rumors: Andre Iguodala could wind up with 1 of these 5 teams, including Lakers, Clippers

    Newark Star-Ledger "In a roster overhaul, one of the Golden State Warriors’ casualties was playoff hero Andre Iguodala. Now, the former Sixers first-round pick is on the Grizzlies after a cap-clearing trade, though he shouldn’t remain in Memphis for long. The Grizzlies are in rebuilding mode..." July 15

  • Five Players Who Boosted Their Stock at NBA Summer League

    The Big Lead "The NBA Summer League is filled with illusions. There have been hundreds of players over the years fans got excited about who amounted to nothing after dominating in summer league. But there are still some summer league standouts who earned a roster spot and continue to play productive..." July 15

  • Cavaliers reportedly still not interested in trading Kevin Love

    Pro Basketball Talk "With so many teams going all-in this summer to chase a ring, Cavaliers GM Koby Altman’s phone was ringing with his counterparts asking about the availability of Kevin Love. Each time the answer was the same: No. Cleveland is not interested. Despite the Cavaliers..." July 15

  • NBA Rumors: Knicks, Warriors Could Explore Trade Deal Centered On D’Angelo Russell

    Inquisitr "One of the Golden State Warriors’ worst nightmares happened in the 2019 NBA offseason when Kevin Durant decided to leave in free agency. Luckily for the Warriors, they didn’t lose Durant without getting anything in return. In a sign-and-trade deal with the Brooklyn Nets, the..." July 15

  • Steve Kerr Calls Out Congress for Not Standing up to President Trump After Controversial Tweets

    12 Up "Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has become an outspoken figure in the NBA when it comes to politics. Most notably, he has not shied away from criticizing President Donald Trump whenever the opportunity arises. After Trump let out a string of..." July 15