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  • Top Western Conference Team Is “Looking For A Way To Acquire” Trail Blazers’ All-Star Damian Lillard

    Total Pro Sports "One of the top teams in the Western Conference is reportedly looking for a way to land Portland Trail Blazers’ All-Star point guard Damian Lillard. The Phoenix Suns will need a new starting point guard as they prepare to move on from All-Star Chris Paul. Per multiple..." June 08

  • This Knicks-Trail Blazers Trade Sends Damian Lillard To New York

    NBA Analysis "One NBA writer is proposing that the New York Knicks acquire superstar point guard Damian Lillard from the Portland Trail Blazers this summer. Eddie Bitar of Fadeaway World proposed that the Knicks send guard Jalen Brunson, forward Obi Toppin and four..." June 08

  • The Most Realistic Trade Scenarios For Damian Lillard This Summer

    Fadeaway World "Damian Lillard has been a massive figure in the news recently because almost every critic and fan is pleading for the 7-time All-Star to leave Portland and join a better situation that will allow him to win a championship. Due to the fact that Portland is not exactly a free-agent destination..." June 08

  • Chris Paul Next Team Predictions, Picks & Odds 2023: Suns Favored to Bring PG Back

    Sportsbook Review "The Phoenix Suns surprised many in the NBA when they announced their plan to release point guard Chris Paul. But is the future Hall of Famer returning on a cheaper deal? Let's take a look at the best NBA odds for Paul's next team to find out. The NBA Finals have yet..." June 08

  • The Shocking Blockbuster Trade Scenario That Sends Zion Williamson To The Heat

    Fadeaway World "Superstar Zion Williamson is widely viewed as the face of the New Orleans Pelicans, and there's no doubt that he is an elite talent. However, the start of his career has been marred by injuries, and he has recently caught some heat off the court as well. Recently,..." June 08

  • New Orleans Pelicans Are Mad At Zion Williamson And Have Considered Trading Him Away

    Fadeaway World "The New Orleans Pelicans and Zion Williamson don't have the best relationship right now and this could end with the player leaving the franchise after four years full of injuries and a couple of bright moments.  Pelicans insider Jake Madison recently shared details of the..." June 08

  • Colin Cowherd gets roasted for bizarre Marcus Smart-Chris Paul trade

    Clutch Points "Chris Paul's playing future is very much in flux. Just because the Phoenix Suns are exploring all options regarding the future Hall-of-Famer before his contract for next season becomes fully guaranteed on June 28th, however  hardly means finding a workable trade for..." June 08

  • 5 Pacers NBA Draft targets for 2 picks late in the first round

    Sportsnaut "The 2023 NBA Draft is just weeks away and the Indiana Pacers are starting to hone in on some players they would like to draft with the 7th overall pick. But the Blue and Gold are also looking at players they could draft with either of their other two first-round picks. Now,..." June 08

  • Top 5 point guard options for the Suns to replace Chris Paul

    Sportsnaut "After three seasons with the Phoenix Suns that included an NBA Finals appearance, Chris Paul has been waived by the team, according to a report from Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report on Wednesday. This decision will mark the official start of his free agency this offseason at the age of..." June 08

  • 3 free agency locations Chris Paul 1000% won’t go to

    Clutch Points "Chris Paul's future with the Phoenix Suns is in peril after the franchise reportedly informed the point guard of their plans to waive him ahead of free agency. Still, other reports indicated that the Suns are still having discussions with Paul and his agents in regard to..." June 08

  • Why Spurs signing Chris Paul in free agency would be perfect fit next to Victor Wembanyama

    Clutch Points "The Phoenix Suns have notified Chris Paul that he is going to be waived and will be allowed to hit NBA free agency. There will certainly be plenty of suitors for his services, despite the hall-of-fame point guard being 38-years-old. He didn't have that great of a season with..." June 08

  • The NBA's top 25 free agents in 2023

    The Athletic "Let’s face it: NBA free agency is getting a bit less sexy than it used to be. Remember when players such as LeBron James and Kevin Durant would hold up the rest of the league’s business while taking meetings in early July? Yeah, that doesn’t..." June 08

  • Suns ‘plan to explore’ Deandre Ayton trade, 3 potential landing spots including the Hornets

    Sportsnaut "After being introduced as the new Phoenix Suns head coach, Frank Vogel expressed a desire to help Deandre Ayton grow into becoming an All-Star level player. While that might be one of the coach’s goals, the organization might not see that happening in Phoenix. Ayton signed a..." June 08

  • Buy or Sell Rumored NBA Stars Changing Teams This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The NBA landscape is about to change. Quite possibly in dramatic fashion. Star player movement has become nearly as synonymous with the league's offseason as bouncing ping-pong balls and unbridled optimism. Through free agency and trades, elite talents switch uniforms..." June 08

  • Utah Jazz among 3 teams reportedly targeting Victor Wembanyama’s teammate in NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "The Utah Jazz and two other teams are reportedly seriously considering using their top pick in the 2023 NBA Draft on the teenage teammate of French phenom Victor Wembanyama. Heading into June’s NBA Draft there is one undisputed fact. And that is Victor Wembanyama will be the..." June 08

  • Rumors are swirling of a mystery team interested in signing James Harden

    Heavy "The two teams most commonly associated with James Harden this offseason have been the Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets. NBA Insider Ramona Shelburne floated a new possible team in the Harden sweepstakes – the Phoenix Suns. During a June 7..." June 08

  • Why Lakers signing Chris Paul in free agency would be perfect fit next to LeBron James

    Clutch Points "Has anyone seen the movie Shooting Stars, in which Marquis “Mookie” Cook stars as a high school-aged LeBron James? If not, go see it. Even if you never liked LeBron, it's a great film. If so, then you should know where I'm about to go with..." June 08

  • Stephen Curry Wants To Run It Back With Klay Thompson And Draymond Green For One More Season

    Fadeaway World "The Golden State Warriors had a tumultuous 2022-23 NBA season full of ups and downs that ended up with the team getting eliminated by the Los Angeles Lakers in the Second Round of the postseason.  A lot has been said about the future of the team, with reports suggesting Klay..." June 08

  • NBA Analyst Calls Out Heat’s Caleb Martin: ‘Where The Hell Are You?’

    NBA Analysis "An NBA analyst called out Miami Heat small forward Caleb Martin after Game 3 of the 2023 Finals. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith said on “First Take” that Martin “has been a virtual no-show in these Finals.” Martin is averaging only 5.3 points in the..." June 08

  • Adam Silver Addresses Ja Morant Toy Gun Claims

    TMZ "Adam Silver is fully aware of the rumors surrounding whether Ja Morant was actually waving a toy gun during his second Instagram Live scandal ... but ultimately, the NBA commissioner says it might not make a difference when determining his impending punishment. Silver..." June 08

  • Why signing Chris Paul in free agency would be perfect fit for Warriors next to Stephen Curry

    Clutch Points "This is shaping up to be a pivotal offseason for the Golden State Warriors — not only are they transitioning from one brain trust to another following the departure of longtime general manager Bob Myers, they'll also have a ton of decisions to make regarding the..." June 08

  • Surprising Team Listed Among ‘Top Landing Spots’ for Chris Paul

    Heavy "The Boston Celtics continue to find their name being floated in the rumor mill following their game seven loss to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Throughout the last few years, finding a pass-first point guard is a primary area that Celtics fans..." June 08

  • 3 sneaky players Hawks can select with No. 15 pick in 2023 NBA Draft

    Clutch Points "As they prepare for the 2023 NBA Draft, the Atlanta Hawks have been holding pre-draft workouts for a month now, with the bulk of the attention seeming to focus on the selections they can make with their second round pick (No. 49 overall). While this could point to the..." June 08

  • 4 ideal James Harden landing spots in NBA free agency

    Sportsnaut "The James Harden situation heading into NBA free agency is already a huge storyline around the Association. There is no guarantee that the former league MVP is going to re-sign with the Philadelphia 76ers once he ultimately opts out of his contract. Harden has been linked..." June 08

  • Why signing Chris Paul in free agency would be perfect fit for Bucks next to Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Clutch Points "Nothing is final as of yet. But the Phoenix Suns made waves this past Wednesday after Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report reported that the team is planning to waive future Hall of Fame point guard Chris Paul after only three seasons with the team. With a divorce..." June 08

  • Emerging Big Man ‘High on List’ of Celtics’ Targets in Jaylen Brown Trade

    Heavy "With the Boston Celtics looking ahead to the offseason, there has been a lot of discussion in the media surrounding the future of Jaylen Brown. The All-Star wing is entering the last year of his current contract and is eligible for a ‘supermax’ contract..." June 08

  • Jay Williams: Jimmy Butler Failed the Miami Heat

    The Big Lead "The Miami Heat are down 2-1 in the NBA Finals and Jimmy Butler has been a big reason why. The superstar who reached another plane of existence against the Milwaukee Bucks earlier in the playoffs is nowhere to be found. It is not a recent development;..." June 08

  • Suns have few good options to keep Chris Paul; Lakers look like his next stop

    AZ Central "It looks like we’ve seen the last of Chris Paul in purple and orange. And that’s too bad. He’s one of the best ever at his position and he helped bring the franchise from irrelevance to the brink of a championship. No one in Phoenix should be happy with this..." June 08

  • Proposed Trade Sends Knicks’ Obi Toppin to Clippers

    Heavy "New York Knicks‘ underutilized forward Obi Toppin has been floated as a potential trade target for the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for their first-round pick on June 22’s NBA Draft. Should the Clippers opt to continue building around Kawhi..." June 08

  • Chris Paul Wants To Remain With Suns Amid Possible Trade, Release

    Real GM Basketball "The Phoenix Suns met with Chris Paul and his represenatives on Wednesday to discuss his future with the franchise, including the possibility he could be waived by his June 28th guarantee date. The Suns insist they're still working through multiple possibilities, including trade..." June 08

  • Why signing Chris Paul in free agency would be perfect fit for Bulls next to DeMar DeRozan

    Clutch Points "Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns are parting ways this offseason, putting one of the most decorated point guards in NBA history up for grabs. As the team figures out how to move on from the 38-year-old guard, many teams will be looking to sign or trade for the former All-Star...." June 08

  • NBA Analyst Suggests The Lakers Should Have D'Angelo Russell And Chris Paul On Their Team Next Season

    Fadeaway World "The Phoenix Suns shocked the NBA community when it was reported that they waived veteran point guard Chris Paul. Paul, 38, had an underwhelming postseason run plagued by injuries. With Paul being available on the market, Sam Quinn of 'CBS Sports' thinks it'll make..." June 08

  • Why Pelicans-Chris Paul reunion in free agency would be perfect fit next to Zion Williamson

    Clutch Points "The latest news surrounding the New Orleans Pelicans and its megastar, Zion Williamson, isn't the most positive; while Williamson can do whatever he so pleases in his free time, his involvement in a nasty interpersonal entanglement with an adult star does not paint him..." June 08

  • Jokic Brothers Got Into Heated Altercation With Heat Fans During Game 3

    Total Pro Sports "Nikola Jokic’s older brothers are right menaces. The Jokic Brothers, as they’re now known, went viral during an altercation between the Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets back in 2021. So it was expected that something would pop during the current finals series between the two..." June 08

  • Newest NBA Rules Could Hurt These Five Teams Most Starting This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The NBA's new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) has gotten a bad rap, at least on Twitter, where Golden State Warriors fans feel persecuted, and the players obviously took a "raw deal"—or something to that effect. In reality, the new CBA is complex, with wins..." June 08

  • NBA insider details what Chris Paul is prioritizing from next team

    Sportsnaut "As the Phoenix Suns prepare to release All-Star point guard Chris Paul, the future Hall of Famer faces a difficult decision entering his age-38 season. Heading into the final chapter of his NBA career, Paul’s next team will potentially be his last and the decision he makes will impact his..." June 08

  • Footage Shows Zion Williamson’s Baby Mama’s Questionable Past, Fighting & Twerking

    Total Pro Sports "Zion Williamson is going to be a father. When Zion Williamson takes the court next season, he’ll do so with a new motivation after he and his girlfriend Ahkeema broke the news in a YouTube video highlighting their recent gender reveal party. “My..." June 08

  • 2 free agents Wizards must avoid in 2023 NBA free agency

    Clutch Points "The Washington Wizards find themselves at a pivotal decision-making point for the future of their franchise. Washington has made changes to their front office and could be headed in a new direction. The Wizards have tried to stay competitive for years but have not..." June 08

  • Stephen A. Smith Calls Out Zion Williamson After His Scandal With A Porn Star

    Fadeaway World "Stephen A. Smith had his two cents to share after Zion Williamson found himself in dire straits. Courtesy of porn star Moriah Mills. Soon after the New Orleans Pelicans forward announced his girlfriend's pregnancy, Mills took to Twitter and dished out a series..." June 08

  • Shaquille O’Neal spotted out with infamous Brittany Renner

    Larry Brown Sports "Shaq became a trending item on Twitter Wednesday, and it’s all thanks to a recent night out he spent with a friend. TMZ Sports published a story on Wednesday in which they said that Shaquille O’Neal and Brittany Renner were out together at the Beverly Hills Hotel..." June 08

  • Phoenix Suns Will Explore Trade Options For Chris Paul And Deandre Ayton

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant's arrival to the Suns changed things in a drastic way for the franchise. Pretty much overnight, the pressure mounted on the organization to assemble the best team possible and put themselves in the best position to win. We already know what happened with former head coach Monty..." June 07

  • Four Realistic Landing Spots For Chris Paul

    ProSportsDaily "The Suns thought they had it all figured it.  They thought they would add Kevin Durant to an already formidable roster and just waltz through the NBA playoffs on route to a Championship.  It did not play out the way they hoped and now the Suns find themselves with..." June 07

  • Blazers Would Consider Trade Package Centered Around Paul George For Third Overall Pick

    Fadeaway World "Victory Wembanyama may be the biggest story of the 2023 Draft, but the Portland Trial Blazers climbing to the 3rd pick is a close second. With Damian Lillard, the Blazers are under incredible pressure to dangle the pick as part of a package for a star, and the potential to get Scoot Henderson..." June 07

  • Lakers-Chris Paul links intensify after Suns release

    Clutch Points "After reports emerged that the Phoenix Suns plan to waive Chris Paul, several NBA fans started linking the veteran point guard to various teams. The most prominent one, however, is a potential partnership between CP3 and the Los Angeles Lakers given their..." June 07

  • The Master Blockbuster Trade For The Mavericks: LeBron James And The Powerful Superteam

    Fadeaway World "The NBA seems to get more exciting by the week in terms of trade rumors and drama. There is no secret that LeBron James is currently deciding his future. Retirement rumors are spreading far and wide, but the news of his former teammate Kyrie Irving reportedly recruiting..." June 07

  • 4 ideal Chris Paul landing spots in NBA free agency

    Sportsnaut "12-time All-Star Chris Paul is now slated to hit NBA free agency once July comes calling. The Phoenix Suns reportedly made the shocking decision to waive Paul after just three seasons with the team. For Phoenix, this move comes after a second-round exit in the NBA Playoffs...." June 07

  • Suns To Waive Chris Paul

    Hoops Rumors "The Suns plan to waive point guard Chris Paul, whose $30.8MM contract for 2023/24 is partially guaranteed at $15.8MM, sources tell Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report and TNT. " June 07

  • Clippers Can 'Steal' Kyrie Irving From The Lakers In A Win-Win Trade With The Mavericks

    Fadeaway World "The summer of 2023 can create some shockwaves throughout the league, given the uncertainty atop a lot of teams that failed to advance to the NBA Finals this year. The Los Angeles Clippers are one of them, as another season ended early due to their stars not being healthy enough to be on the..." June 07

  • 3 sneaky players Magic can select with No. 11 pick in 2023 NBA Draft

    Clutch Points "The Orlando Magic aren't that far off from challenging for, at the very least, a spot in the play-in tournament. Given the trajectories of budding stars such as Paolo Banchero and Franz Wagner, not to mention the rock-solid play of Wendell Carter Jr. and Markelle Fultz..." June 07

  • 10 NBA Free Agents Who Need to Get Out

    Bleacher Report "Sometimes you just know when a soon-to-be NBA free agent needs to find new digs. This is one of those times. Strike that. This is actually 10 of those times. Change-of-venue endorsements will have everything to do with the player. Relocations will often be mutually..." June 07