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  • Top 5 Most Underrated Free Agents Of 2019

    Fadeaway World "Free agency is about more than just the notable names and where they will end up. There are a number of names that are being heavily overlooked and undervalued despite being very capable players. Wherever these guys end up, they will undoubtedly be impactful additions. Names like Kawhi Leonard..." June 19

  • The Mike Conley Trade Makes Utah an Instant Western Conference Contender

    The Ringer "Welcome to the championship chase, Utah. By acquiring point guard Mike Conley from the Grizzlies, the Jazz will immediately solidify themselves as one of the leading Finals contenders in the Western Conference. And all they have to give up is Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver, Grayson Allen, the 23rd..." June 19

  • Wikipedia hack predicts Kyle Korver will end up with Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyle Korver was part of the trade that sent Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies to Utah on Wednesday, but he will almost certainly be bought out by the rebuilding Jazz. If and when that happens, fans are already convinced they know where the sharpshooter will end up. Korver and..." June 19

  • Kyle Korver Likely To Return For 17th Season

    Hoops Rumors "Kyle Korver has yet to officially announce a decision on his future, but Marc Stein of the New York Times (Twitter link) hears from a source that the sharpshooter is likely to play at least one more season. It’s possible that the 38-year-old continues playing for two more years, Stein..." June 19

  • Mike Conley reportedly traded from Grizzlies to Jazz

    Larry Brown Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies and Utah Jazz engaged in trade talks surrounding star point guard Mike Conley at the trade deadline last season, and they have finally worked out a deal. Shams Charania of The Athletic reports that the Grizzlies have agreed to trade Conley to Utah in exchange for..." June 19

  • Every NBA Team's Realistic Dream Signing in 2019 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "We are on the cusp of the most eventful NBA offseason since the summer of 2010 when LeBron James and Chris Bosh teamed up to join Dwyane Wade in Miami. Things got started when the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to trade for Anthony Davis to team him with..." June 19

  • ESPN to change draft coverage approach after Adrian Wojnarowski mockery?

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN tried to prevent its reporters from leaking out picks before they were announced during the NBA Draft last year, but they may be nixing that policy now after the way Adrian Wojnarowski made a mockery out of it. Prior to the draft last year, there was a report that ESPN, Yahoo and..." June 19

  • The 10 Best Players Likely on the Move in 2019 NBA Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "The NBA's annual frenzy of player movement has already begun. Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to trade for New Orleans Pelicans superstar big man Anthony Davis. They're now attempting to carve out enough salary-cap space for a third star in free..." June 19

  • NBA Rumors: Heat, Grizzlies Don't See 'Eye to Eye' on Deal for Mike Conley

    Bleacher Report "The Miami Heat were reportedly interested in Mike Conley, but it doesn't appear likely he will end up in South Florida. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, "the sides did not see eye to eye on trade compensation, and the discussions went..." June 18

  • Six trades we could see during 2019 NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "The Anthony Davis blockbuster trade this weekend got us thinking. With just a few days remaining until the NBA Draft, the expectation is that more trades will happen here soon. Some of these moves won’t go down until the draft kicks off in New York City on Thursday...." June 18

  • Reddit Bans Popular "r/nbastreams" Page

    The Big Lead "All good things must come to an end, and this happened to be the case today for the popular Reddit page, “r/nbastreams.” The page was a go-to option for many Reddit users, who would access links leading to live streams of NBA games completely for free. Although completely..." June 17

  • Report: Utah “frontrunner” to land Mike Conley Jr. if Memphis trades him this week

    Pro Basketball Talk "Utah feels like it is close — a 50-win team two seasons in a row, an elite defense, an All-NBA center in Rudy Gobert and an elite shot creator in Donovan Michell. They look at the West next season, with a depleted Warriors team, and see an opening. Yet when Utah fell..." June 17

  • Derrick Favors currently not on the table in Mike Conley trade talks with Grizzlies

    Clutch Points "The Utah Jazz are reportedly not putting big man Derrick Favors on the table in Mike Conley trade talks with the Memphis Grizzlies at the moment, according to Tony Jones of The Athletic. The Jazz are reportedly the frontrunners to acquire Conley this summer. The Grizzlies are expected..." June 17

  • Mike Conley trade talks intensifying, per report

    Grizzly Bear Blues "It seems that the speculation of rather Mike Conley will be traded is likely closer to being a reality more than ever. Shams Charania, in his latest Inside Pass, sheds light on the subject, stating the Grizzlies are “intensifying talks to move franchise..." June 17

  • NBA Rumors: NBA analyst thinks Pacers will get either D’Angelo Russell or trade for Mike Conley

    Clutch Points "The Indiana Pacers could make some moves in this looming free-agency period, taking aim at restricted free agent D’Angelo Russell or potentially trading for Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies, according to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders. Boston..." June 17

  • 5 Worst Contracts Still on the Books from Ridiculous 2016 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Nearly three years later, the 2016 NBA offseason remains undefeated. That summer's salary-cap explosion, courtesy of a TV-money infusion, was unprecedented. Mammoth deals were handed out like free clicky pens at a career fair. Role players were paid like superstars...." June 17

  • Best, Worst Landing Spots for Top 10 NBA Free Agents Post-Anthony Davis Trade

    Bleacher Report "NBA free agency figures to be as wild as ever in 2019. Hot on the heels of the Anthony Davis trade, which ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday, a number of big names could be on the market. Depending on what happens with team and player options, Kevin..." June 17

  • Jonas Valanciunas Won’t Pick Up Player Option

    Hoops Rumors "Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas won’t opt into the final year of his contract, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who reports (via Twitter) that Valanciunas intends to turn down his 2019/20 player option. June 13 represented the deadline for the veteran big..." June 13

  • The Worst Possible (Realistic) Landing Spot for Every Top NBA Free Agent

    Bleacher Report "If NBA free-agency disasters were predictable, more of them would be avoided. With the benefit of hindsight, the New York Knicks wouldn't place a $100 million wager on Allan Houston's knees holding up in 2001?—or do almost the same thing with Amar'e..." June 13

  • NBA Rumors: Mike Conley-For-Gordon Hayward Trade Makes Sense For Boston Celtics, Per ‘Grizzly Bear Blues’

    Inquisitr "The Memphis Grizzlies may have decided to keep Mike Conley on their roster for the rest of the 2018-19 NBA season, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that they still consider him as part of their long-term future. In the 2019 NBA offseason, the Grizzlies are expected to find a trade partner..." June 13

  • Rich Paul Basically Runs the NBA Now and He's Only Going to Get More Powerful

    12 Up "Folks, it's time we realize (or at least come to terms with) just how much say and power that Rich Paul, President and Founder of Klutch Sports, has in the NBA. Sure, when you're LeBron James' agent your name is going to be well known in the Association, but Paul also..." June 13

  • Why NBA Sign-And-Trades Are Rare

    Hoops Rumors "With NBA free agency around the corner, speculation about teams’ targets and players’ potential destinations is running rampant, and that speculation often leads to discussion of possible sign-and-trade deals. After all, sign-and-trade arrangements seem like win-win scenarios..." June 12

  • NBA trade rumors: Celtics, two other teams could target Mike Conley deal

    Sporting News "Mike Conley is drawing trade interest from at least three teams as free agency nears. The Celtics, Pacers and Jazz could make a deal for Conley, NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski said Tuesday during ESPN's mock draft special. One caveat though, is the interest from Boston could..." June 12

  • One Surprise NBA Team Every Top Free Agent Should Be Thinking About

    Bleacher Report "Never mind the fact that they're tied for the two worst winning percentages in the NBA over the last six seasons. The Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks popping up in free-agency rumors feels like an annual offseason tradition. But what if basketball fit,..." June 12

  • Opting in might be mutually beneficial for Jonas Valanciunas, Memphis Grizzlies

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Next Thursday is the big day for the Memphis Grizzlies, the day when the franchise will make its highest draft selection since it picked No. 2 overall a decade ago. But this Thursday is intriguing, too. In some ways, it is approaching with..." June 12

  • Grizzlies To Hire Taylor Jenkins As Next Head Coach

    SLAM Online "The Memphis Grizzlies are hiring Taylor Jenkins as their new head coach, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. While Jenkins joined Milwaukee’s staff just last summer he spent the five years prior to that with Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer in Atlanta. In fact,..." June 11

  • The Best Trade Assets of the 2019 NBA Offseason

    Bleacher Report "NBA trade season is nearly upon us. The Toronto Raptors' trade for Kawhi Leonard last summer has moved them within a single game of an NBA championship, and it's now clear that one move can completely change the fortune of a franchise. For teams that have been..." June 11

  • Team USA Announces 20-Player Camp Roster For World Cup

    Hoops Rumors "USA Basketball has officially announced the group of 20 players that will participate in training camp this summer in advance of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. The camp will take place from August 5-9, and will be used to select the 12-man roster for this year’s World Cup in..." June 10

  • The Bulls should trade the No. 7 pick for Mike Conley

    Clutch Points "The Memphis Grizzlies are poised to select Ja Morant with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. The Murray State guard is reportedly meeting with Grizzlies representatives in advance of the Draft. With Morant set to become the point guard of the future in Memphis,..." June 10

  • Every Top 2019 NBA Free Agent's Biggest Red Flag

    Bleacher Report "The NBA has become a 12-month sport. As soon as the Finals are over, it's onto the draft. Right on the heels of the draft is the madness of free agency. For the last several summers, July 1 has been a legitimate event for fans. And the start of 2019's..." June 10

  • Raptors centre Marc Gasol turns Memphis into Jurassic Park South

    Toronto Star "Jason Peters, the former boys’ basketball coach at Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, Tenn., has been having friends over to watch the NBA Finals on a giant projection screen on his porch. He used to organize these types of watch parties when the Grizzlies were in the..." June 10

  • Ja Morant to reportedly visit the Memphis Grizzlies

    Talk Basket "Former Murray State point guard Ja Morant and the likely No. 2 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, will reportedly have a meeting today with the Grizzlies in Memphis. Last season, Morant averaged 24.5 points, 10.0 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game. " June 09

  • Most Notable NBA Players Likely to Change Teams This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "It's tough to predict where the top members of the NBA's 2019 free-agent class will go, if anywhere. While it's fun for everyone outside the Bay Area to imagine Kevin Durantleaving the Golden State Warriors, his departure isn't guaranteed. Los Angeles..." June 06

  • Why NBA free agency could fizzle instead of sizzle

    Yardbarker "In the middle of the NBA Finals, news broke that could greatly affect the NBA’s second-biggest event, the July free agency period. Kawhi Leonard reportedly bought property in Toronto ahead of his free agency, and alert shoppers noticed that Nike was selling a Kevin Durant..." June 05

  • Damian Lillard, Bradley Beal, Kyle Kuzma reportedly invited to USA Basketball tryouts

    Pro Basketball Talk "Big names — and some athletic, tough role players — are going to get the chance to earn a spot on Team USA this summer. On August 5, USA Basketball will open its training camp in Las Vegas with 18 players. Eventually, 12 will be chosen to put on the Team USA jersey for the..." June 05

  • NBA Rumors: Bucks Could Acquire Mike Conley In Three-Team Deal With Grizzlies And Jazz, Per ‘Bleacher Report’

    Inquisitr "The Milwaukee Bucks performed impressively in the 2018-19 NBA season, earning the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and making their first appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2001. Though they fell short of achieving their main goal, Bucks power forward..." June 04

  • The Free Agent Your NBA Team Most Needs to Re-Sign This Summer

    Bleacher Report "So much of the fervor surrounding the NBA offseason has to do with acquisition. The draft, trades and free agency are about adding outside talent to a familiar roster and, hopefully, improving it. But while it's true that fresh additions are most exciting, it'd be a..." June 04

  • Multiple NBA Teams Moving Away from the Term 'Owners'

    TMZ "Multiple NBA teams have had high-level conversations about doing away with the term "owner" over the past year -- and at least two teams have already made the switch, TMZ Sports has learned.  We're told the conversations essentially center around the idea..." June 03

  • RJ Barrett Declining Request From Grizzlies For Private Workout

    Real GM Basketball "The Memphis Grizzlies have been rather open with their intent to select Ja Morant at No. 2, but they have been sending mixed signals of late. The Grizzlies have requested a private workout with RJ Barrett, but he has declined the invitation so far.  " May 31

  • NBA Trade Rumors: Magic Could Acquire Mike Conley For Package Centered On Mo Bamba, Per ‘Bleacher Report’

    Inquisitr "The Memphis Grizzlies may have decided to keep Mike Conley on their roster for the rest of the 2018-19 NBA season, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that they still consider him as part of their long-term future. When the season is officially over, the Grizzlies are expected to be..." May 30

  • Adam Silver Considering Adding Tournament To NBA Schedule

    Hoops Rumors "Adam Silver is not opposed to change. The NBA commissioner is open to handing out another trophy aside from the Larry O’Brien and he’s watching the European soccer leagues closely as he evaluates a possible plan to hand out another prize during the NBA’s regular season,..." May 29

  • Players Eligible For Rookie Scale Extensions In 2019

    Hoops Rumors "When the NBA’s new league year begins on July 1 – or, starting this year, June 30 – players eligible for free agency will be able to begin negotiating and reaching contract agreements with suitors. In addition to those free agents, another group of players will also..." May 27

  • 8 most underrated pending NBA free agents

    Sportsnaut "The NBA Playoffs will soon give in to what promises to be an event filled offseason headlined by one of the best free-agent classes in recent memory. Talk around the league’s water cooler will mainly surround the likes of Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie..." May 27

  • Grizzlies Interview Bucks’ Jenkins For Head Coaching Job

    Hoops Rumors "Yet another name has surfaced in the Grizzlies‘ head coaching search, as Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports (via Twitter) that Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins has interviewed for Memphis’ open coaching position. This is the first we’ve heard..." May 24

  • NBA Moves Start of 2019 Free-Agency Period to 6 P.m. ET on June 30

    Bleacher Report "The NBA has officially announced free agency will begin six hours earlier this summer.  K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune provided the official release stating the 2019 free-agency period will begin at 6 p.m. ET on June 30: May 24

  • NBA's Chandler Parsons Splits with Model Cassie Amato

    TMZ "Two beautiful people are back on the market ... NBA star Chandler Parsons and model Cassie Amato have broken up, TMZ Sports has learned.  But, you know what that means ... THE RETURN OF BACHELOR CHANDLER!!! We're told the split..." May 24

  • Michele Roberts says fans should not have expected “supermax” to keep players around

    Pro Basketball Talk "When it came into existence in the latest CBA, it was nicknamed the “Kevin Durant rule.” Officially called the “designated veteran extension, the idea was to give teams leverage to keep their best home-grown players. To qualify, a player had to be in his..." May 23

  • NBA Rumors: 10 Free Agents That Won’t Resign With Their Current Teams

    Fadeaway World "The NBA season is coming to its most exciting point, but sadly for most fans, that means we’re just one month away from the very end of the campaign and our lives will go back to being sad and boring. All jokes aside, with the NBA finals right around the corner, it looks like..." May 23

  • 2018-19 All-NBA Teams: James Harden, Steph Curry Make 1st; LeBron James on 3rd

    Bleacher Report "After engaging in a hotly contested MVP race, the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston Rockets' James Harden were the only unanimous selections for the 2018-19 All-NBA team.  Joining Antetokounmpo and Harden on the first team..." May 23