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  • Jalen Rose: ‘There Is Real Tension Between Kevin Durant And The Warriors’

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  • 14 NBA Teams Have Open 20-Man Roster Spots

    Hoops Rumors "With NBA training camps right around the corner, several more teams filled their 20-man offseason rosters this week. The Hornets did so on Monday, with the Mavericks, Pistons, Raptors, and Hawks following suit over the next few days. Those clubs join a list of..." September 20

  • Adam Silver: NBA Passes Stricter Tampering, Compliance Rules Package

    SI "The NBA Board of Governors unanimously passed a stricter package of provisions to enforce compliance with tampering and salary cap circumvention. NBA commissioner Adam Silver addressed the rules changes in a press conference and said there "need to be consequences" when rules are..." September 20

  • Top 5 Young Stars Who Need To Change Teams

    Fadeaway World "For young players to blossom and play well, they have to be put into the right situation. Players such as Trae Young, De’Aaron Fox, and Karl-Anthony Towns have been given the keys to their respective teams and we have seen them take off and essentially turn into All-Stars. But..." September 20

  • Brooklyn Nets share first glimpse of Kevin Durant in team’s uniform

    Sportress of Blogitude "While it may be some time before Kevin Durant actually appears on the court as a member of the Brooklyn Nets, the NBA team generated some excitement Thursday by sharing the first images of the superstar in uniform. In the photos, Durant is shown regaled in his No. 7 Nets jersey during..." September 20

  • NBA All-Time Player Rankings: Top 10 Power Forwards

    Bleacher Report "Who's the greatest power forward of all time? Now that we've discussed the top 10 point guards, shooting guards and small forwards in NBA history, it's time to look at the chameleon of basketball positions: power forwards. For..." September 20

  • Kevin Durant Showing No Signs Of Limp 3 Months After Achilles Surgery

    TMZ "Kevin Durant is clearly recovering well after tearing his Achilles ... TMZ Sports got the guy walking around in NYC this week -- and he's showing no signs of a limp!!! Of course, it's only been about 12 weeks since the NBA superstar had surgery to fix his right..." September 20

  • Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving made $6-8 million more in guaranteed money after Warriors offered sign-and-trade

    Clutch Points "The newly-assembled duo of Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant caught a big financial break at the time of signing with the Brooklyn Nets. The franchise was expecting to sign them to their respective max contracts, including $4-5 million in unlikely bonuses so that the..." September 19

  • Steph Curry Appears To Take A Shot At Kevin Durant Over His Comments

    The Spun "The Golden State Warriors will enter the 2019-20 NBA season in unfamiliar territory. Golden State won’t be the favorite to win the NBA title for the first time in five years – and might have trouble placing in the top-five in the Western Conference. The departure of Kevin..." September 19

  • Does Carmelo Anthony make sense for Brooklyn Nets?

    CBS Sports "Training camps start in about a week and Carmelo Anthony is still without a team. It's been previously reported by The Athletic that Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving would welcome Anthony with open arms if the Brooklyn Nets signed the..." September 19

  • Nets players still want Carmelo Anthony

    Clutch Points "Despite his apparent inability to secure a new deal with any NBA team, it appears there remains to be a significant number of players who want 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony to join their team. To be more specific, several Brooklyn Nets players are still in favor of the team..." September 18

  • Stephen Curry Says 'I Wish We Could Still Play With' Kevin Durant

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry says he's disappointed Kevin Durant left the Dubs in free agency to join the Brooklyn Nets. Curry told ESPN's Rachel Nichols he was flying to New York City to check in with KD when news broke..." September 18

  • NBA Execs Anticipate Active In-Season Trade Market

    Heavy "fter an extraordinary summer of 2019, which saw a cavalcade of stars—including Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Kemba Walker, Al Horford and Jimmy Butler—change teams, executives around the league expect..." September 18

  • NBA All-Time Player Rankings: Top 10 Small Forwards

    Bleacher Report "Who's the greatest small forward of all time? That's the question at hand with the top 10s for both point guards and shooting guards in the rearview. As was the case with the 2s, there isn't a ton of suspense surrounding the top spot here...." September 18

  • Kyrie Irving Reportedly Engaged After Girlfriend Appears Flaunting Diamond Ring

    Hot New Hip Hop "Kyrie Irving has had himself quite an eventful off-season, both on and off the court. As we know, the All Star point guard left Boston this Summer to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, where he'll (eventually) get the chance to play alongside fellow All Star Kevin Durant...." September 17

  • Nets Could Acquire Bradley Beal

    Fadeaway World "The Brooklyn Nets hit the jackpot when they signed Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, and DeAndre Jordan this summer. Might they hit the jackpot again? In a piece by Zach Lowe on ESPN, he suggested that the Nets might want to bring in additional star power — this time, involving..." September 16

  • Ranking NBA's Best Backcourts for 2019-20 Season

    Bleacher Report "Most of the NBA's best backcourt combinations are going to look quite different in 2019-20. With Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Chris Paul, D'Angelo Russell and Mike Conley all switching teams this offseason, many of the league's best..." September 16

  • Nets Hiring David Levy As CEO

    Nets Daily "David Levy, who left the presidency of Turner Media in March, is being hired to replace Brett Yormark as CEO of the Nets, reports Adrian Wojnarowski.   The Nets are hiring former Turner president David Levy as..." September 16

  • Several Reported Free Agent Deals Not Yet Official

    Hoops Rumors "When a free agent agrees to join an NBA team, his tentative deal with the club is generally reported before he officially signs his contract. Often, word of an agreement between a player and team breaks minutes or hours – or perhaps a day or two – before the deal is formally..." September 15

  • Nets trolling Knicks with upcoming Kyrie Irving giveaway?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Brooklyn Nets appear to be stoking the flames of their crosstown rivalry with the New York Knicks. Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reported on Saturday that the Nets will be giving away 10,000 Kyrie Irving jerseys when they host the Knicks on Oct. 25, the first..." September 14

  • Spencer Dinwiddie plans to use contract as collateral for larger investment potential

    Nets Daily "Shams Charania reports that Spencer Dinwiddie intends to use his three-year, $34 million contract as an investment vehicle, essentially selling bonds in himself to give him a much larger pool of money to use now. Here’s how The Athletic writer describes these..." September 13

  • Jerry Colangelo won't forget U.S. World Cup pullouts

    Clutch Points "Jerry Colangelo, managing director for USA basketball, was not in a jovial mood after Team USA’s second consecutive loss in the FIBA World Cup. The Americans lost again on Thursday, as they fell to Serbia, 94-89. Following another disappointing loss, Colangelo made it clear that..." September 12

  • Kevin Durant still searching for what slipped from time with Warriors

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Kevin Durant succeeded with the Warriors, even if that was not sufficiently conveyed by some of his words in a lengthy Wall Street Journal article published this week. KD came to the Bay Area to win, and he earned two NBA championships. He came to shine, and he added two..." September 12

  • China loves the NBA, but when will the next Yao Ming arrive?

    ESPN "David Stern looked like a lost American tourist standing outside of the Chinese Central Television offices in Beijing for hours in 1989. Three years before "The Dream Team" made the world fall in love with basketball, the then-NBA commissioner actually helped light the spark that led..." September 12

  • Nets’ Interest In Carmelo Anthony May Be Growing

    Hoops Rumors "With Joe Johnson possibly headed to Detroit, several Nets veterans are pushing the front office to sign Carmelo Anthony, according to Brian Lewis of The New York Post. Johnson said he was planning to work out for Brooklyn this week, but sources tell..." September 11

  • Kevin Durant On If LeBron Influences His Decisions: “F*ck No”

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant is one of the most dominant players of the modern era, with 2 Championships, an MVP, and 2 Finals MVP’s to prove it. But for as good as Durant is, he has always lived behind the shadow of LeBron James. He has always been #2. Some think that this reality influenced..." September 11

  • 10 NBA Stars That Could Be Traded This Season

    Fadeaway World "The NBA is a league of movement, and this has been the case in most recent years. Some of the league’s stars have moved around a lot last season, and this trend will likely continue in 2020. Teams have different needs when they decide to trade their star players and these..." September 10

  • Kevin Durant Gets In Twitter Battle With Fans Over His Comments About OKC

    USA Today "If there’s one thing NBA fans have come to learn about Kevin Durant, it’s that he has trouble ignoring criticism from any source. It could be a teenager with an Instagram account or some random Twitter user with 100 followers — Durant doesn’t care. If he..." September 10

  • Kevin Durant: I Was Never Fully Accepted on Warriors

    Heavy "Kevin Durant may be in Brooklyn now, but that isn’t preventing him from discussing his previous NBA cities. The two-time Finals MVP was recently interviewed by J.R. Moehringer of WSJ Magazine. During the interview, Durant touched upon a number of interesting topics, including..." September 10

  • Kevin Durant on OKC: 'I'll Never Be Attached to That City Again'

    The Spun "Time does not appear to have healed the wounds Kevin Durant has when it comes to his old franchise, the Oklahoma City Thunder. Durant, who left Golden State for Brooklyn this summer, ripped Oklahoma City and its fans in a new interview with the Wall Street Journal. The..." September 10

  • NBA Teams That Never Won It All but Won't Be Forgotten

    Bleacher Report "Some of the greatest teams in NBA history never won a title for a variety of reasons, including because of injuries. As you'll see, we're not even including the 2018-19 Golden State Warriors, who have case for inclusion. There's also this Michael Jordan guy who killed some..." September 10

  • Kevin Durant Unfiltered

    Bleacher Report "More than two months after leaving the Golden State Warriors for the Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant has opened up about his decision. In a feature by the Wall Street Journal's J.R. Moehringer, the two-time NBA Finals MVP discussed how he felt "different" from the..." September 10

  • Nets Could Use Caris LeVert To Acquire ‘Bankable Star Power’

    Fadeaway World "The Brooklyn Nets hit the jackpot this summer when they signed Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to multi-year deals. After making the playoffs this past season, their expectations will rise even higher for the 2019-20 campaign. But do they have another move up their..." September 08

  • Nets have it all – stars, youth, picks and a chance at a title… in 2021

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Nets had nothing. Now, they have everything. At least on paper. Not long ago, Brooklyn was lousy, old, deep into the luxury tax and without its own first-round pick for years to come. Several lost seasons obviously loomed. But the Nets made the most..." September 07

  • 12 NBA Salary Guarantees To Watch In October

    Hoops Rumors "The majority of the NBA players who are currently on non-guaranteed contracts won’t have their salaries for 2019/20 become fully guaranteed until January 10. That’s the league-wide salary guarantee date and the default deadline that applies to players who haven’t..." September 06

  • Could Rodions Kurucs' Arrest Lead to Immigration Implications for Nets Forward?

    SI "Brooklyn Nets forward Rodions Kurucs is accused of choking, slapping, biting and pushing a woman with whom he had a romantic relationship. The accusation came to light on Tuesday, when the 21-year-old Latvian native was arraigned in Kings County Criminal Court in Brooklyn. The arraignment was..." September 06

  • How Many Current NBA Players Are Really Future Hall of Famers?

    Bleacher Report "The NBA is flush with talent—perhaps more so than it has ever been before. This past season alone, there were over a dozen players who performed at what we would have considered MVP-level in the past. You're likely to run out of fingers and toes if..." September 06

  • Kevin Durant believes Rockets’ PJ Tucker is toughest 1-on-1 defender in the NBA

    Clutch Points "Kevin Durant has never been one to shy away from the back-and-forth of the Twittersphere. And given that he has nothing to do other than continuing rehab from a ruptured Achilles tendon, why not give some of the fans his two cents on social media? What started as a funny..." September 06

  • Report: Major agencies planning to boycott NCAA’s new agent testing

    Clutch Points "Less than a month ago, the NCAA tried to impose their will on player agents, instituting a new mandate that would require agents to have a bachelor’s degree. Although the NCAA later rescinded the change after massive backlash, the community of agency firms and individual agents are..." September 06

  • Top Landing Spots for BIG3 MVP, Former NBA Star Joe Johnson

    Bleacher Report "Joe Johnson not only won the BIG3's 2019 MVP award, but he had arguably the best individual season in the league's short history. This summer, he set records for points (175), points per game (21.9), assists (31) and assists per game (3.9) in the regular season...." September 05

  • Steve Nash shares why he believes Kevin Durant left Warriors for Nets

    NBC Sports Bay Area "After seven seasons competing against Kevin Durant in the NBA, Steve Nash formed a close relationship with the superstar forward during KD's three years with the Warriors.  The Warriors hired Nash, a Hall of Fame point guard and two-time NBA MVP, as a player..." September 05

  • Rodion Kurucs’ attorney says allegations are bogus

    Clutch Points "Brooklyn Nets forward Rodions Kurucs could be facing misdemeanor charges after allegations of assault were levied against him earlier this week. His attorneys, however, claim that these allegations are “bogus.” According to a report from SI, Kurucs is..." September 04

  • Eight NBA players who could have breakout seasons with their new teams following a busy free agency period

    CBS Sports "Victor Oladipo is the poster boy for a change of scenery leading to suddenly-fulfilled potential. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft was solid, but not elite in his first four seasons with the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder. But a trade to Indiana..." September 04

  • Nets' Rodions Kurucs Arrested for Allegedly Choking Ex-Girlfriend

    Bleacher Report "Brooklyn Nets forward Rodions Kurucs was reportedly arrested Tuesday following an allegation that he choked his then-girlfriend on June 27. Graham Rayman and Trevor Boyer of the New York Daily News cited police sources who said Kurucs screamed, "I am going to kill myself"..." September 03

  • NBA weighing investment vehicle to buy minority shares of individual teams

    Clutch Points "At the end of the day, the NBA is still a business. The whole world was reminded of this very fact of late, with news emerging pertaining to the league’s reported interest in investing on a small stake in individual teams. In an article by Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg, this..." September 03

  • Trade Packages to Break Up NBA's Worst Star Pairings

    Bleacher Report "Collecting star players is usually the key to success in the NBA.  But while pure talent typically wins out, some star pairings are destined to fail due to skill overlap, chemistry issues or roster fit. While superstars such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kawhi..." September 03

  • Team USA might really be in trouble at FIBA World Cup

    SB Nation "When Turkey’s Dogus Balbay took an unsportsmanlike foul from Joe Harris in the final nine seconds of overtime of Team USA’s second FIBA World Cup group stage, it looked like it was over. Turkey led the U.S., 92-91, and Balbaby was awarded two free throws and possession of..." September 03

  • Hawks, Warriors, Grizzlies Have Made Most Offseason Trades

    Hoops Rumors "A total of 43 trades have been completed by NBA teams since the 2018/19 season ended, including three deals involving three teams and one that included four teams. No club has been more active on the trade market during that time than the Hawks, who completed eight deals. However,..." September 03

  • Redick, Iguodala and Under-the-Radar NBA Veterans Who Aren't Done Yet

    Bleacher Report "We all know veterans such as LeBron James and Steph Curry are going to put up huge numbers in 2019-20, barring injury. But what about some of the equally seasoned but less heralded players? You know, the guys teams may not have built their offseasons around acquiring but who could be..." September 03

  • BIG3 MVP Joe Johnson to work out for multiple NBA teams including 76ers, Bucks and Nets, per report

    CBS Sports "After sitting out of the NBA last season, Joe Johnson returned to the court in a competitive manner this summer, joining Tri-State Triplets of Ice Cube's 3-on-3 league, BIG3. He flat-out dominated, winning MVP and leading his squad to the title, which he clinched with a game-winning..." September 02