• Nets’ Kevin Durant trade stance after Kyrie Irving deal

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly told inquiring teams that they do not plan to trade Kevin Durant ahead of Thursday’s deadline, per Adrian Wojnarowski. Durant and Brooklyn are having on-going conversations about the direction of the Nets. But barring unforeseen..." February 07

  • Here's Some Fresh Trade Ideas From Latest NBA Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Domino No. 1 of the 2023 NBA trade deadline came crashing down when the Brooklyn Nets agreed to the deal that sent Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, an unexpected swap that could trigger surprising fallout. Rumors, speculation and possibilities always fly fast and..." February 07

  • 6 Most Realistic Trade Targets For The Lakers

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers have once again been bested out by another team in their pursuit of getting a star player alongside their dynamic duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis. It was none other than the former Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving who was expected to be traded to the..." February 07

  • Heat Expected To Pursue Kevin Durant If He Becomes Available

    Heat Nation "Despite being linked to polarizing point guard Kyrie Irving after his trade request on Friday, the Miami Heat seemingly didn’t pursue him all too hard. It appears as though they have their eyes set on Kevin Durant, a player they pursued in the..." February 07

  • LeBron James: "I'm The Best Basketball Player That Ever Played The Game."

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James is one of the greatest players in NBA history, as he's managed himself the best way during his 20-year career. The King has done so much on and off the court that many fans consider him the greatest to ever do it, even above other legends like Michael Jordan, Kareem..." February 07

  • LeBron James Should Have Asked Lakers to Trade Him to Nets to Play With Kevin Durant

    The Big Lead "LeBron James nears the NBA's all-time scoring record while the Los Angeles Lakers appear no closer to making a move before the trade deadline to try and compete for a championship this season. This feels offensive because LeBron is averaging 30 points per game at age 38. It..." February 07

  • Could the Heat pull off a 3-team blockbuster trade for Bradley Beal?

    NBA Analysis "Sometimes, we pay so much attention to certain things that other, important things can fly under the radar. The same thing happens in the NBA. You see it in families. If one child needs special attention, they’ll probably get it. Ideally, it doesn’t come at the..." February 07

  • 3 Blockbuster Trades The Mavericks Can Make After Acquiring Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "The Dallas Mavericks made one of the biggest trades in recent memory as they acquired 8-time All-Star and former NBA champion Kyrie Irving. It was rather shocking to see the deal go through, especially because there might have been even more offers on the table for the services of the..." February 07

  • Jazz, Lakers discuss trade involving Mike Conley, Malik Beasley, Russell Westbrook

    The Score "The Los Angeles Lakers' future first-round picks could yet be moved for the right package. L.A. has held discussions with the Utah Jazz regarding a blockbuster swap that would send guard Mike Conley, swingman Malik Beasley, and potentially other rotation..." February 07

  • Lakers Are In 3-Team Trade Talks To Land Tobias Harris And Furkan Korkmaz

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers may have not gotten star Kyrie Irving, but there is still a possibility that the team will make a win-now move ahead of the trade deadline. They have two veteran superstars on their roster in LeBron James and Anthony Davis, and they have the..." February 07

  • Nets could be a trade destination for Zach LaVine

    NBA Analysis "If you follow the NBA, chances are, you’ve got an opinion about Kevin Durant.  Of course, his basketball ability is undeniable. Durant is one of the purest offensive forces the game has ever seen. His combination of height and guard skills is practically unmatched in league..." February 07

  • Kevin Durant Was 'Upset' After Kyrie Irving Requested A Trade From Nets

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving landed in Brooklyn together in 2019, making fans dream about what this incredible duo could do in the league. However, things never worked out for these two, as injuries and controversies prevented them from showing their best level and taking the Nets to compete..." February 07

  • Signs point to quiet trade deadline for Bulls despite calls for shakeup

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls have had a tumultuous season in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, and the team is reportedly going to play out the rest of the season with a very similar roster to what they have today ahead of the trade deadline. “The impression from..." February 07

  • Lakers Linked To OG Anunoby, Fred VanVleet & Terry Rozier Ahead Of Trade Deadline

    SI "With just a couple of days remaining until the NBA trade deadline occurs, the Los Angeles Lakers remain active in hopes of finding the right deal to help improve this roster. With Kyrie Irving no longer a possibility, the team has shifted to other potential options and the front..." February 07

  • Trade Deadline Panic Meter: How Desperate Is Every NBA Team for a Deal?

    Bleacher Report "Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks has already poured gasoline on the 2023 NBA trade deadline fire, potentially setting us up for a lot more action. Of course, some teams shouldn't feel pressure to make a move. Others, like the Nets (following Irving's trade request) and the..." February 07

  • Fred VanVleet Considered 'Most Likely' Raptor to be Traded

    SI "Fred VanVleet's time in Toronto may be nearing an end. The Toronto Raptors lead guard is reportedly considered the team's "most likely" player to be dealt ahead of Thursday's trade deadline, according to Yahoo's Jake Fischer. Toronto has reportedly..." February 07

  • At NBA trade deadline, follow the money on tax-team deals; Indy road trip notes

    The Athletic "If you’re looking for a guiding principle as you try to decipher what teams might do at the upcoming NBA trade deadline, let me offer you this one: Follow the money. It’s more true this year than almost any other, as we enter the trade deadline with an..." February 07

  • Bucks considered the favorite to acquire Jae Crowder from Suns

    Basketball News "As Thursday's NBA trade deadline approaches, there's one player who's virtually guaranteed to be traded: Jae Crowder. The 32-year-old has sat out this season while the Phoenix Suns look for the right trade, and it would be a huge surprise if he wasn't dealt over the..." February 07

  • Terry Rozier to the Knicks makes a lot of sense

    NBA Analysis "How good is good enough? NBA teams need to ask the same question. That’s a question we’ve all got to ask ourselves sometimes. We may feel that we’ve done a good job – is it good enough, though?  An NBA team may be having a good season. Are..." February 07

  • Timberwolves at trade deadline: Outlook for a team just starting to find itself

    The Athletic "Two hours before the Timberwolves hosted the Denver Nuggets, Jordan McLaughlin trotted onto the court to go through his pregame routine. The smattering of coaches and players on the floor before him all stood up and gave a standing ovation to welcome back one of the..." February 07

  • Cavaliers reportedly interested in Cam Reddish

    Posting And Toasting "In this week’s edition of “where will Cam Reddish end up?”, we are hearing rumors that the Cleveland Cavaliers have joined the likes of the Bucks, Lakers and Mavericks as teams interested in trading for the Knicks’ 23-year-old wing. The Cavaliers are reportedly..." February 07

  • Celtics trade deadline: Kevin Durant sweepstakes reopening, Payton Pritchard’s future

    The Athletic "The Boston Celtics were expected to have a quiet transaction season, but things always get hectic entering NBA trade deadline week. Things already started Monday, when Stephen A. Smith said on ESPN that the Celtics have inquired again about trading for Kevin..." February 07

  • Mavericks shopping Christian Wood, JaVale McGee, Tim Hardaway Jr.

    Real GM Basketball "The Dallas Mavericks have traded for Kyrie Irving, but they aren't done dealing after that move. Dallas is still looking for additional trades to fortify their roster around Luka Doncic and the newly acquired Irving. Tim Hardaway Jr. is one player Dallas was involved in various..." February 07

  • Lakers Could Sign John Wall If Bought Out By Clippers

    Sports Keeda "The LA Lakers missed out on Kyrie Irving after the Brooklyn Nets traded him to the Dallas Mavericks. The latest rumors suggest that the Lakers could turn their attention to the buyout market for a new point guard. One player who might be available is former All-Star John Wall of the LA..." February 07

  • Why Grant Williams trade buzz is picking up before deadline

    Clutch Points "The NBA trade deadline is almost upon us, but the Boston Celtics still haven’t made a move. However, there are rumblings of Celtics forward Grant Williams being dealt before the Feb. 9 deadline, per CelticsBlog’s Keith Smith. Smith says “chatter”..." February 07

  • Heat To Trade Dewayne Dedmon, Second-Round Pick To Spurs

    SI "The NBA trading deadline is just two days away (February 9), so rumors will start to pick up (and trades will be made).   On Tuesday morning, Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reports that the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs have agreed to a..." February 07

  • Ahead of trade deadline, focused Jazz remind 'it's our job to listen'

    ESPN "Danny Ainge didn't end his brief retirement, agreeing to join golf buddy Ryan Smith's Utah Jazz as CEO, just to be bored. But Ainge's first NBA draft with the franchise was an exercise in mundane misery. The Jazz were fresh off a first-round playoff exit, which..." February 07

  • Damian Lillard Makes Cool Shots, But His Loyalty Has Gotten Quite Boring

    The Big Lead "The Milwaukee Bucks blew out the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night, 127-108. The loss dropped the Blazers to 26-28 on the season. Damian Lillard provided the lone highlight for the home crowd, hitting a ridiculously long three-pointer late in the first half..." February 07

  • Mavericks showing interest in Jaden McDaniels

    NBA Analysis "As of recently, the Dallas Mavericks have a lot more eyes on them.  All season, we’ve been talking about this team’s need to add a secondary ball-handler. Luka Doncic is one of the best playmakers in the NBA, but he’s been in need of..." February 07

  • New York City Mayor Eric Adams Takes Shot at Kyrie Irving After Mavericks Trade

    Bleacher Report "New York City was so tired of the negative attention Kyrie Irving brought that even Mayor Eric Adams was happy to see him jettisoned to Dallas. "I will find the team that beats us the most and send him to that team, because then we'll start beating that team," Adams said..." February 07

  • Nets officially trade Kyrie Irving to Mavericks

    NBA.com "The Brooklyn Nets have officially agreed to trade Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Monday. The Nets receive Spencer Dinwiddie, Dorian Finney-Smith and future Draft picks in the deal.   Brooklyn..." February 07

  • Heat would consider Kyle Lowry deal. Where things stand as trade deadline nears

    Bleacher Report "If the Miami Heat make some changes before Thursday's trade deadline, don't be surprised if veteran point guard Kyle Lowry is on the move. According to Barry Jackson and Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald, the Heat have "been receiving inquiries"..." February 07

  • NBA trade deadline: What can Raptors and Pelicans offer each other?

    The Athletic "Trade deadline week is here. The New Orleans Pelicans’ 10-game losing streak might have dampened their enthusiasm for making a win-now trade, but no potential buyer has as much to offer a seller as the Pelicans. The inverse is true of the Toronto Raptors. With..." February 07

  • Christian Wood Hopes To Remain With Mavericks

    105.3 The Fan "With the NBA trade deadline set to expire at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Mavericks' big man Christian Wood knows there's a chance his time with the organization could be nearing its end, but he's hoping that isn't the case. At the team's shootaround on Monday morning in..." February 07

  • Mavericks tout title shot with Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic pairing

    Dallas Morning News "As of Monday afternoon the blockbuster Kyrie Irving-to-Dallas trade had not officially been consummated, but with Irving landing in Dallas in one of Mark Cuban’s planes, the Mavericks’ governor felt comfortable enough to share a few thoughts about the trade with The..." February 07

  • Why Kyrie Irving was a luxury these flawed Lakers simply could not afford

    CBS Sports "Kyrie Irving's best traits are simultaneously extremely valuable and extremely narrow. He makes your half-court offense better. He generates easy baskets in transition. He can carry your bench offense for stretches. He's an excellent late-game shotmaker. In the right setting, these..." February 07

  • Bulls trade deadline focus: Will Coby White’s improvement supersede impending free agency?

    The Athletic "One decision the Bulls will make before Thursday’s trade deadline is whether fourth-year guard Coby White still has a future in Chicago. White is set to become a restricted free agent this summer after being unable to agree on an extension before the start of..." February 07

  • Suns Executive Jason Rowley Resigns From Position

    SI "The Phoenix Suns have been in plenty of headlines thanks to owner Robert Sarver, though the sale of the organization is expected to be completed at some point this week with Mat Ishbia taking over in town.  However large and significant the damage left by Sarver is, he wasn't..." February 07

  • Pascal Siakam breaks silence on increased trade chatter as deadline approaches

    Clutch Points "With the February 9th NBA trade deadline only two days away, many of the league’s players and executives have their attention turned to the Toronto Raptors organization. Despite heading into the 2022-23 campaign with legitimate playoff expectations, the Raptors own just the..." February 07

  • Mat Ishbia approved by NBA as new owner of Suns

    Arizona Sports "Mat Ishbia’s transaction for the purchase of the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury has been approved by the NBA, the league confirmed Monday. Its statement says the transaction is expected to close this week. Yahoo! Sports’ Vincent Goodwill and The..." February 07

  • Stephen Silas blasts Rockets' defensive effort

    The Score "After the Houston Rockets' 140-120 home loss to the Sacramento Kings on Monday, head coach Stephen Silas expressed his frustration with his team's lack of defensive effort. "They're not getting after it like they're supposed to," Silas said..." February 07

  • Up close with LeBron James and the Lakers as he prepares to become the NBA’s scoring king

    The Athletic "In happier times for LeBron James and the Lakers (it was last Wednesday), he sat at a folding table in the press dining room after a win in Indianapolis, speaking over the noise of fresh ice cubes being spat out by an ice machine, and engaged in a thought..." February 07

  • Postponed Wizards-Pistons Game Forces Three Schedule Changes

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA has announced three scheduling changes in the aftermath of last week’s postponed Wizards–Pistons game, according to a press release from the league. Detroit was delayed in Dallas after losing to the Mavericks on Jan. 30. The Pistons were unable..." February 07

  • This Nets-Raptors Trade Sends Fred VanVleet To Brooklyn

    NBA Analysis "What do you do when it all falls apart? NBA teams need to make the same decisions. You can put your head down and admit defeat. Some people will. Alternatively, you can pick up the pieces and start over.  Sometimes, a contender will fall apart in the blink of an..." February 06

  • Raptors' Fred VanVleet, Pascal Siakam Interest Nets in 3-Team Kyrie Irving Trade

    Bleacher Report "The Toronto Raptors may end up being involved with the Brooklyn Nets as a third team in the deal that will send Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks. According to NBA reporter Marc Stein, one of the "possibilities for expanding the Kyrie Irving-to-Dallas trade" before..." February 06

  • 3 Blockbuster Trades That Could Happen After Kyrie Irving Deal

    NBA Analysis "Every year, the NBA’s trade deadline is an exciting day. February 9th ought to be no exception this season.  At the same time, most years, a big deal or two goes down ahead of the deadline. Call it a primer. Usually, two teams reach an agreement before the last possible..." February 06

  • Mavs Acquisition Of Kyrie Irving Is Not Yet Official, Hinges on Third Mystery Team

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Mavericks’ blockbuster trade for star point guard Kyrie Irving is slated to be made official at some point on Monday. However, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that it is not yet done. The NBA insider goes on to note that the Mavericks and..." February 06

  • Dallas Mavericks Risk It All with Kyrie Irving Trade...including Luka Doncic

    Bleacher Report "In a vacuum, the Dallas Mavericks' decision to trade for Kyrie Irving doesn't warrant overly complicated unpacking. A franchise in desperate need of a co-star for 23-year-old MVP candidate Luka Doncic just acquired a top-25 player while giving up a pair of starters, one..." February 06

  • Clippers linked to Spencer Dinwiddie trade, but there’s a catch

    Clutch Points "The aftermath of Kyrie Irving’s blockbuster trade move to the Dallas Mavericks is still in full swing. Interestingly enough, the Los Angeles Clippers have now popped up as a possible new addition to what has emerged as a landscape-shifting trade deal. According to..." February 06

  • Here is the perfect blockbuster trade the Suns need to make for Kevin Durant

    Fadeaway World "It is official: Kyrie Irving is out of Brooklyn. After a season marred with speculation about his future, the point guard made it known that he wanted to leave after the Nets decided to not extend Kyrie Irving to a max contract if the team did not win a championship this year. The point guard..." February 06