• Stephen Silas, Rockets Finalizing Head Coach Contract

    ESPN "The Houston Rockets are hiring Dallas Mavericks assistant Stephen Silas to become the franchise's next head coach, sources told ESPN. Silas and the Rockets were finalizing terms on a contract Wednesday afternoon, and a formal announcement is expected soon,..." October 28

  • Stephen Silas could bring Nate McMillan and Jeff Hornacek to Rockets

    Clutch Points "New Houston Rockets head coach Stephen Silas could bring Nate McMillan and Jeff Hornacek to Houston as his assistants, per Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston. McMillan was fired by the Pacers after the 2020 playoffs ended, while Hornacek last coached for..." October 28

  • Dallas Mavericks Want LaMarcus Aldridge And DeMar DeRozan?

    Fadeaway World "At the conclusion of their 2019-20 campaign, the Dallas Mavericks looked like a team on the rise. With young stud Luka Doncic already looking like a generational talent and his co-star Kristaps Porzingis looking like a worthy partner, there isn’t any indication this team is headed..." October 28

  • Sixers Adding Sam Cassell, Dan Burke To Doc Rivers’ Staff

    Hoops Rumors "Sam Cassell, a longtime Clippers assistant coach under Doc Rivers, will be joining Rivers in Philadelphia, becoming part of the Sixers‘ staff, according to Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer (Twitter link). A former NBA player who won two titles with..." October 28

  • Dwight Howard Fires Back At His 12-Year-Old Son

    Total Pro Sports "Dwight Howard may have wanted to ignore the controversy surrounding him, but it became way too much after his eldest son, 12-year-old Braylon Howard, said his father wasn’t a real dad. “As of right now, I hate you. And I’m not saying this because someone told me to...." October 28

  • This year's draft class has a different type of potential

    NBA.com "At some point, you've probably heard that the 2020 NBA Draft class is pegged to be a weak draft. Draft classes are often assessed based on their potential star power, and rightfully so. The draft is a time to get excited about your favourite franchise selecting a young and..." October 28

  • Joel Embiid has funny reaction to old criticism from new assistant coach

    USA Today "The Philadelphia 76ers are in the middle of a total revamp of their organization as they have completely retooled both the coaching staff and the front office. That is what happens when a team falls completely short like they did in the 2019-20 season. One move that the Sixers made on..." October 28

  • Timberwolves in active trade discussions regarding No. 1 pick

    Larry Brown Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves are serious about at least listening to trade offers for the first overall pick in the NBA Draft. Timberwolves executive vice president Sachin Gupta confirmed Wednesday that the team is in active conversations about all three of its picks, including No...." October 28

  • Wolves’ Sachin Gupta On Draft: “We’re Ready To Pick”

    Hoops Rumors "A week ago, Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosasacknowledged that the 2020 draft class features no clear-cut top choice. However, it sounds like the team is comfortable with its options. On a Wednesday conference call with reporters,..." October 28

  • 'Substantial Faction' of NBA Players Pushing for Season to Start Jan. 18

    Bleacher Report "The NBA might be hopeful of a December start for next season, but players may have another target in mind. Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes reported Wednesday a "substantial faction of players and star players" are looking to open the 2020-21 season on..." October 28

  • Daryl Morey Is the Only Man Who Can Save the Sixers From Themselves

    The Big Lead "Daryl Morey spent 12 years as the architect of one of the best teams in the NBA in Houston and stepped down a few weeks ago in what appeared to be a mutual and agreeable parting. Now, the Philadelphia 76ers, fresh off another disappointing playoff exit after a letdown..." October 28

  • The Clippers have interest in signing Rajon Rondo in free agency, but Lakers are ‘determined’ to keep him

    Silver Screen And Roll "After living up to the Playoff Rondo legend with the Los Angeles Lakers, Rajon Rondo is expected to have a number of suitors in free agency. While Rondo hasn’t officially opted out of his contract yet — players still can’t as of right now..." October 28

  • 76ers in talks to hire Daryl Morey to lead basketball operations

    The Score "The Philadelphia 76ers are in talks with former Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to oversee their basketball operations, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. A deal is expected to be finalized within the coming days, Wojnarowski adds. " October 28

  • Best Landing Spots for NBA's Most Rumored Trade Targets

    Bleacher Report "By this point in the offseason, you've seen every shock, surprise and unexpected trade possibility a dozen times. With so much of that stuff whirling around in a tornado of offseason speculation, it's helpful to get back to basics by asking where top trade..." October 28

  • Raptors May Be Running Out of Time to Find New Home for Next Season

    Complex "The Raptors will not start the 2020-21 season in Toronto, that’s certain. With Canada yet to open its borders to the United States and the word on the street being that plans are underway to have the season begin as soon as Dec. 22, there is no way enough will change over a..." October 28

  • 3 ideal landing spots for Brandon Ingram in NBA free agency

    Clutch Points "New Orleans Pelicans small forward Brandon Ingram becomes a restricted free agent this offseason once the Pelicans extend him his qualifying offer worth $9.5 million. Once Ingram becomes a restricted free agent, he can sign an offer sheet with another team if he wants to. If that..." October 28

  • Here Are 5 Potential Russell Westbrook Trade Proposals

    Complex "It’s wild to think about trading either of the Rockets’ two former MVPs in James Harden and Russell Westbrook, but the reality could mean that’s the best move for the franchise that’s experienced plenty of turmoil. We alrady broke down potential Harden moves,..." October 28

  • Bradley Beal admits 'teams are trying' to trade for him

    Yardbarker "Bradley Beal is one of the most desirable trade targets in the NBA and the Wizards guard confirmed that several teams have reached out to Washington to inquire about if he is on the trade block. "Teams are trying," said on JJ Reddick's "The Old Man and the..." October 28

  • Why the NBA's Biggest Offseason Prize Could Be 35-Year-Old Chris Paul

    Bleacher Report "The race to the 2020-21 NBA championship might be decided by a 35-year-old who is objectively and colossally overpaid. Seems impossible, right? Well, among 2020's myriad mysteries, this one actually makes some sense. See, it's not just any 35-year-old...." October 28

  • 3 ideal landing spots for Joe Harris in NBA free agency

    Clutch Points "In just two years’ time, Brooklyn Nets guard-forward Joe Harris has doubled down his stock with the franchise, making him a coveted free agent as the offseason nears. As the Nets front office will strategically attempt to legitimize their roster in order to please their co-stars..." October 28

  • Hornets willing to trade up for James Wiseman in 2020 NBA Draft

    Real GM Basketball "The Charlotte Hornets draft third overall and would like to select James Wiseman and would consider trading up for him. Both the Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors are open to trading down from No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.  " October 28

  • Devin Booker Appears In The Background Of A Kardashian Vacation Photo

    Fadeaway World "The infamous “Kardashian curse” has been attributed to many players over the past few years, including James Harden, Ben Simmons, Kris Humphries, and Tristan Thompson. Folks claim that the pressures and spotlight of being with a Kardashian are often distracting for NBA..." October 28

  • Vanessa Bryant sells Irvine home she owned with Kobe Bryant for $2 million

    People "Vanessa Bryant has sold an investment home she owned with late husband Kobe — just a week after putting it on the market. According to the Los Angeles Times, the pair bought the Irvine, Calif. home in 2013, and Vanessa listed it last Wednesday for $1.995..." October 28

  • 3 ideal landing spots for Kris Dunn in NBA free agency

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bulls point guard Kris Dunn becomes a restricted free agent this offseason once the Bulls offer him his qualifying offer worth $7,091,457. Assuming the Bulls extend that qualifying offer, Dunn will have the opportunity to meet with other teams and sign offer sheets if he..." October 28

  • Knicks willing to take on bad contracts for young player, picks

    SNY TV "A note on the offseason: several teams said the Knicks are open to using their cap space to take on undesirable contracts via trade, SNY has learned. The Knicks would presumably acquire another draft pick and young player in this kind of trade. New York has the No. 8, No. 27 and No...." October 28

  • Dallas Mavericks willing to trade anyone but Luka Doncic, Kristaps Porzingis

    SI "We found this to be self-evident when Dallas Mavericks GM Donnie Nelson recently told DallasBasketball.com, "We're never patient'' in the pursuit of roster greatness alongside Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis. But just in case somebody isn't quite catching..." October 28

  • Raptors’ Terence Davis arrested in New York after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

    Raptors HQ "As reported just after midnight, the Toronto Raptors’ Terence Davis was arrested last night on assault charges in New York City. As the NY Post records, the assault is to have taken place at The Beekman Tower in midtown Manhattan. Scant other details were included in..." October 28

  • Agreement Reached for Sale of Utah Jazz Franchise

    SLAM Online "After 35 years at the helm of the Utah Jazz, Gail Miller and the Miller family have agreed to sell the franchise to Ryan Smith, founder of Qualtrics, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The Miller family has overseen the franchise since 1986. Since the passing of Larry H...." October 28

  • 3 ideal landing spots for Jordan Clarkson in NBA free agency

    Clutch Points "Utah Jazz swingman Jordan Clarkson was fresh off an impressive performance in his first campaign with the team in the latter half of the 2019-2020 NBA season. The former Missouri Tiger produced 15.6 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 1.6 assists on a career-best 46.2% field goal shooting through 42..." October 28

  • Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy doesn't see set position for Zion Williamson

    ESPN "Two years removed from coaching in the NBA, Stan Van Gundy was looking for a "great opportunity" before returning. He believes he's found just that in the New Orleans Pelicans, a team equipped with what he called two of the more unique talents in the league in Zion..." October 28

  • Mother Of Lamar Odom’s Children Liza Morales To Join Cast Of Basketball Wives

    Black Sports Online "Basketball Wives is still a thing. They have been going strong for always a decade now. Here is the latest. " October 28

  • The 20 major questions about NBA trade market

    CBS Sports "Last offseason saw Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, Jimmy Butler, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook and Mike Conley change teams. This year's list figures to be much less exciting,..." October 28

  • NBPA “Closer” To Agreement On Cap, Free Agency

    Hoops Rumors "Progress has been made in determining the league’s salary cap and free agency date, NBPA executive director Michele Roberts told USA Today’s Mark Medina. Roberts indicated the she’s “closer” to reaching an agreement with the league on those..." October 28

  • Stephen Curry, Warriors about to re-enter a championship chase that has totally changed in their absence

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers are not, by any stretch, a perfect basketball team. Yet they just won the 2020 NBA championship. Let's say that again: The best team in the NBA, at present, is an imperfect team. Isn't there something refreshing about that? Coming out of a..." October 28

  • Why the Bulls should explore trading down in 2020 NBA Draft

    NBC Sports Chicago "  If there’s anything Arturas Karnišovas has proven in his short stint as Bulls’ executive vice president of basketball operations, it’s that he has a thorough plan and he’s aggressive. He picked the day after the conclusion of the..." October 28

  • As draft nears, it appears these 5 names will be off the board for Pistons pick at 7

    NBA.com "It would be a stretch to say there is now clarity to the strangest draft in NBA history as it nears to within 23 days from taking place, but it at least is revealing something of a fuzzy shape to itself off in the distance. Troy Weaver put a fine point on the relative weirdness of a..." October 28

  • Celtics offseason preview: One Gordon Hayward trade destination stands out, but his fate is still in question

    CBS Sports "The Boston Celtics may not have reached the 2020 NBA Finals, but they have a credible claim to the title of "best team in the Eastern Conference." They outscored the Miami Heat in an Eastern finals series that they lost in six games, the first two of..." October 28

  • Miami Heat Believe Tyler Herro Can Be Better Than Devin Booker

    Fadeaway World "It’s pretty clear that the Miami Heat have something special going on right now. No one gave him credit or thought of them as more than a dark horse to make the Eastern Conference Finals, yet they proved that they can compete at the highest level despite their..." October 27

  • Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving Must Be Nothing but Nets: Unchecked

    SI "Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving’s long-awaited debut as teammates is not that far away. And when they do finally take the court together, I believe how they perform with the Brooklyn Nets will ultimately define both their careers.  For KD, he has a chance to enter those..." October 27

  • NBPA's Michele Roberts on NBA proposal to start 2020-21 season in December: 'I don't know what I think yet'

    USA Today "With the NBA’s owners proposing to start next season around Christmas, should the players view it as an early holiday present? Or would they like to return the gift? "I don’t know what I think yet," Michele Roberts, the executive director of the..." October 27

  • Mavs’ win-now plan to get Luka Doncic some help

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks point guard Luka Doncic is no doubt the player that the Western Conference franchise will continue to build around in the coming years. Although Donic has only been in the NBA for two seasons, one of which was shortened by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the..." October 27

  • George Karl appears to take shot at Carmelo Anthony

    Yardbarker "George Karl’s Twitter page is the gift that just keeps on giving. Karl, the former Denver Nuggets head coach, tweeted this week that the 10-year anniversary of the team trading away Carmelo Anthony was coming up. Karl made a point of saying that he strongly believed it..." October 27

  • Stan Van Gundy: I only had interest in Pelicans' coaching opening

    The Score "Despite a number of teams' head coaching positions becoming available this offseason, Stan Van Gundy says he was only interested in manning the sidelines for the New Orleans Pelicans, according to ESPN's Andrew Lopez. "I was really enjoying being a TV..." October 27

  • John Calipari views Tyrese Maxey as smaller version of Jamal Murray

    Empire Sports Media "In the 2016 NBA Draft, the New York Knicks missed out on a big-time scoring guard from the University of Kentucky, the leading producer of NBA stars. The Knicks’ lottery pick that year was earlier sent to the Denver Nuggets as part of the Carmelo..." October 27

  • Latest NBA Mock Draft Consensus Links Celtics With Versatile Prospect

    NESN "NBA Draft experts’ collective wisdom speculates Saddiq Bey’s future might be green. A compilation of recent NBA Mock Drafts predicts the Boston Celtics will select the former Villanova Wildcats forward with the 14th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. The Celtics..." October 27

  • Teams Preparing For Possibility Free Agency Begins 48-72 Hours After Draft

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA draft is locked in for November 18. Now that the league is eyeing December 1 as the potential start date for training camps, that doesn’t leave much of a window for 2020’s free agent period. Taking that projected time frame into account, some..." October 27

  • Lakers Could Land LaMarcus Aldridge For Kyle Kuzma, Danny Green And JaVale McGee

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off winning their league-leading 17th NBA Championship but that doesn’t mean that they’re satisfied or won’t try to become an even better team next season. It’s clear that the Lakers could still make a move or two to improve..." October 27

  • Would LeBron James and Other NBA Stars Really Skip Early Games?

    Bleacher Report "The shape of the 2020-21 NBA season is beginning to emerge, and so is the speculation about which superstars may or may not be on board with the league's plan. In a pivot from a previously rumored February or March start date to allow for fans to return to..." October 27

  • Why would Gordon Hayward consider opting out?

    NBC Sports Boston "The offseason's favorite parlor game has quickly become "Guess Gordon's Future." And with no deadline yet for when he actually has to make a decision on the $34.2 million player option he holds for next season, it’s likely to remain that way for the foreseeable..." October 27

  • What To Expect From NBA Teams Who Didn’t Make It To The Playoffs

    Black Sports Online "The NBA’s next season will count not only with the teams who went to Florida to finish the 2020 season but also with all the others that couldn’t make it to the great NBA playoffs. Not playing since March, these 8 clubs will finally be back to the court. However, how are..." October 27