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  • 28 years later, Jerry Seinfeld’s Spurs-Cavs prediction finally came true

    Yahoo! Sports "It took nearly three decades, but Jerry Seinfeld’s prediction finally came true. The Cleveland Cavaliers knocked off the San Antonio Spurs 117-109 in overtime on Thursday night at the AT&T Center — the exact same score predicted in a 1991 episode of..." December 13

  • Two-Way Players Making Bids For Promotions

    Hoops Rumors "Players on two-way contracts are free to appear in NBA games, but there are limitations on the amount of time they can spend with their respective NBA teams. Each two-way player can spend up to 45 days with his NBA club, assuming he signed his two-way deal before the season..." December 13

  • Chris Paul releases statement on rumor involving NBPA executive Michele Roberts

    Real GM Basketball "Chris Paul has refuted a report from Peter Vecsey that Michelle Roberts is no longer executive director of the National Basketball Players Association. " December 13

  • DeMar DeRozan could face dry market in 2020, not viewed as max-worthy player

    Clutch Points "DeMar DeRozan has been one of the top names swirling in recent trade rumors, but the San Antonio Spurs shooting guard could be heading into a dry free-agent market in 2020, with very few teams able to sign him. According to ESPN Insider Bobby Marks, only..." December 13

  • Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Suffers Sudden Brain Hemorrhage

    People "Former NBA commissioner David Stern underwent emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage Thursday, according to the sports league. “NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier today for which he underwent emergency..." December 13

  • NBA to add G League team in Mexico City in 2020

    CBS Sports "The NBA is expanding its reach into Mexico. Capitanes, a Mexico City-based team from the top Mexican professional basketball league Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional, will be joining the NBA G League starting with the 2020-21 season, the league officially announced on..." December 13

  • At least 2 teams doing background checks on Nets’ Rodions Kurucs for possible trade

    Clutch Points "Brooklyn Nets second-year forward Rodions Kurucs is reportedly gaining some attention as a potential trade target. ESPN’s Bobby Marks reports at least two teams are “spending resources to conduct a full background check” on the young forward to determine if..." December 12

  • Surveying the potential Andre Iguodala trade landscape

    Daily Memphian "The NBA trade deadline isn’t until Feb. 6, but it could be said that the NBA trade season begins this week. By Dec. 15, every player who signed as a free agent this summer — which is a fairly large portion of the league — will be eligible to be traded, with some players coming..." December 12

  • Indiana Pacers: 2 players who would be perfect trade targets

    Clutch Points "Kevin Pritchard has been very aggressive when it comes to acquiring talent for the Indiana Pacers over the past couple of seasons. He had a top-notch offseason with the additions of Malcolm Brogdon, Jeremy Lamb, and T.J. Warren, but there are still a few holes that the team could..." December 11

  • Dikembe Mutombo Says He’s “Not Sure” If He Would Thrive In Modern NBA

    Fadeaway World "The NBA is not what it used to be. A game dominated by big men and under-the-rim play has transformed into a shooters league, run by smaller guards who can pull up and score from the perimeter. And while some league legends attest they would still dominate today’s..." December 11

  • Charles Barkley to Becky Hammon, Don't Take the Knicks Job!

    TMZ "It would be historic ... but Charles Barkley says Becky Hammon should NOT consider the NY Knicks head coaching job because it would set her up for failure! Of course, the Knicks are in the market for a new head coach after firing David Fizdale last week..." December 10

  • 'It's like gangs:' NBA stars share memories of European basketball crowds

    The Score "It's opening night in the NBA, and the first game of the 2019-20 season has just wrapped up, with the Toronto Raptors edging the New Orleans Pelicans in overtime after receiving their championship rings and raising the franchise's first championship banner. It's a..." December 10

  • Turner Sports Discussing If This Will Be Marv Albert's Final Season of NBA on TNT

    The Big Lead "There are ongoing conversations inside Turner Sports as to whether this will be Marv Albert's final season calling NBA on TNT, industry sources tell The Big Lead. If true, this would truly be the end of an era, as Albert has been calling the sport since 1967 and is arguably the NBA's..." December 10

  • An Early Primer for NBA Trade Season

    The Ringer "We’re in the groove, folks. One quarter of the season is complete and teams are finding out who they are and what they want. Soon, the floodgates will open for rumors and trades. On December 15, trade restrictions will lift on players who signed as free agents this past offseason, which..." December 10

  • Could Bill Self Eventually Replace Gregg Popovich with the Spurs?

    The Big Lead "Bill Self coaching the San Antonio Spurs? Yes, that's the rumor discussed by The Athletic's Sam Amick and John Hollinger yesterday. Gregg Popovich hasn't hinted that he's going anywhere and the 70-year-old signed a three-year extension in April. But,..." December 10

  • NBA Denies Rockets’ Protest, Upholds Spurs’ Win

    Yardbarker "The Rockets‘ protest of their 135-133 loss to the Spurs on Dec. 3 has been denied, commissioner Adam Silver and the NBA announced today in a press release. Houston argued in its protest that a “missed” dunk by James Harden with 7:50 left..." December 09

  • Execs Say What the Cavaliers Could Get in a Kevin Love Trade

    Heavy "A first-round pick. Salary relief. Maybe an underachieving young player. When it comes to the haul that the Cavaliers might expect for big man Kevin Love, that’s probably about it, according to executives around the league. While we’ve seen teams like the Knicks,..." December 09

  • Knicks Could Target Multiple Star Players Before 2020 Trade Deadline

    Fadeaway World "The New York Knickerbockers have clearly reached their breaking point this season. After firing David Fizdale, the team is reportedly considering some serious roster changes. As that date approaches, the Knicks (4-18) are keeping an eye on potential moves that would improve the team,..." December 08

  • Spurs' Assistant Becky Hammon has interest in Knicks head coaching job

    Yahoo! Sports "The New York Knicks have run through 10 coaches this century, including three in the past four years, so they may have trouble attracting the most established coaching candidates in their search to replace David Fizdale. However, they are reportedly drawing interest from one of..." December 08

  • Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge to play vs. Kings after missing two straight games

    Clutch Points "San Antonio Spurs big man LaMarcus Aldridge will play against the Sacramento Kings on Friday after missing the previous two games. The Spurs lost to the Detroit Pistons and defeated the Houston Rockets sans Aldridge. " December 06

  • Gregg Popovich Slams Knicks' 'Ridiculous' Decision to Fire David Fizdale

    Bleacher Report "San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich had David Fizdale's back after the New York Knicks announced the latter's firing Friday. While speaking with Michael C. Wright of NBA.com, Popovich said it was "ridiculous" the Knicks gave..." December 06

  • Adam Silver calls pay TV system “broken” as NBA struggles with early season ratings

    Awful Announcing "There’s no doubt that the NBA’s viewing numbers are down to start the year. There is plenty of room to debate why, with cord cutting and load management both coming under scrutiny, along with some unfortunate injuries blowing up some planned..." December 06

  • 5 Best Trade Packages For Blake Griffin

    Fadeaway World "It looks like it is time for the Detroit Pistons to start a rebuild. The Pistons are currently 6 games under .500 and haven’t shown that they are capable of contending with the top teams. With Andre Drummond, assuming he declines his player option, Reggie Jackson, and Langston..." December 06

  • Source: Rockets to file protest of loss to Spurs

    Houston Chronicle "Having failed on Tuesday to get a review from the game officials, the Rockets on Thursday were ready to take their case to a higher court. The Rockets prepared to file a protest of Tuesday’s loss to the Spurs, a person with knowledge of the team’s plans said, with an..." December 05

  • Several coaches unhappy with challenge system but the NBA is pleased with results

    Clutch Points "The implementation of a coach’s challenge has been received with plenty of backlash by NBA helmsmen, but the league is pleased with the results. Every coach in the league has tried to challenge at least once, but many are left uncertain by how the rule works, as challenging one call..." December 05

  • Nikola Mirotic laughs at accusation he bolted the NBA for money

    EuroHoops.net "Barcelona superstar Nikola Mirotic talked about the reasons he decided to sign with Barcelona in offseason and return to Europe following a five-year stint in the NBA. At 28 years of age, Mirotic was considered able to get a contract worth tens of millions if he opted to remain in the..." December 05

  • Charles Barkley hilariously nailed Shaquille O'Neal in the head with an egg

    Sporting News "Charles Barkley hit Shaquille O'Neal in the head with an egg during "Inside the NBA" on Tuesday night. The former NBA stars turned analysts were attempting to complete a viral Tik Tok challenge that involves throwing an egg into the air and waiting for it..." December 04

  • 4 Destinations for DeMar DeRozan if Spurs Actually Trade Him

    12 Up "Among the profusion of unorthodox narratives that have grabbed headlines throughout the first quarter of the 2019-2020 NBA campaign is the fact that the San Antonio Spurs appear destined to finish near the bottom of the Western Conference. Through 22 games, Gregg..." December 04

  • Kings Could Trade ‘Multiple Salaries And Picks’ For LaMarcus Aldridge

    Fadeaway World "After a horrid start to the season, the Sacramento Kings have rebounded nicely, winning 5 of their last 10 games to snag the 9th seed in the West. Apparently, the Kings may be looking to the trade market for an extra boost to their postseason hopes. In a report by Frank Urbina of..." December 04

  • What is the trade value of LaMarcus Aldridge?

    Hoops Hype "Even after their surprisingly dominant victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, the San Antonio Spurs still sit at 7-13, have a -2.4 net rating (good for 20th in the league) and boast the dubious distinction of being the first Gregg Popovich-led team ever to lose eight..." December 04

  • James Harden responds to Spurs fan yelling at him over free throws

    Larry Brown Sports "James Harden had a great response to a fan who criticized his style of play during a game against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. Harden is often judged for his style of play. Many believe his style isn’t always the most aesthetically pleasing, and some fellow..." December 03

  • Travis Scott Shows Off Rumored $2k Dior Air Jordan 1s

    TMZ "Travis Scott is getting an inside look at the upcoming Dior x Air Jordan 1s due out next year ... and yeah, they look expensive as hell. La Flame -- who's got his own Nike deal and custom line of AJs and AF1s -- posted the luxurious kicks on his IG on Tuesday ... proving his..." December 03

  • NBA Trade Rumors: Suns Could Target LaMarcus Aldridge

    Fadeaway World "With DeAndre Ayton, Kelly Oubre Jr., and Devin Booker, the Suns certainly have a talented young core. But are they enough for the Suns to reach their ultimate goal? Submerged in a conference loaded with talent, Phoenix has struggled to keep their head above the water for the past..." December 02

  • Extra draft pick proposed as prize for in-season tournament

    Hoops Hype "The NBA and its stakeholders are discussing potential changes to the league’s schedule with one wrinkle being an in-season tournament. The event, which would be modeled after European soccer, gives all 30 teams a chance to win, but unlike the proposed postseason play-in..." December 02

  • 5 Best Targets For The Dallas Mavericks This Season

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks are off to a hot start this season. At 13-6, the Mavericks are currently the 4th seed in the Western Conference and this is due to the extraordinary play by Luka Doncic. So far this year, Luka is averaging 30.1 points, 10 rebounds, and 9.5 assists..." December 02

  • Every team's MVP after a quarter of the season

    The Score "The NBA Power Rankings are selected by a panel of theScore's basketball editors. This week, we're selecting each squad's Most Valuable Player so far. 1. Milwaukee Bucks (17-3) Previous rank: 3 Giannis Antetokounmpo is currently setting or..." December 02

  • Why the Pistons should avoid trading for DeMar DeRozan

    Clutch Points "San Antonio Spurs wing DeMar DeRozan managed to avoid a series of trade rumors this summer, but his name is back on the rumor mill once again. The Spurs stumbled out to a 7-13 start, and their current playoff streak of 22 consecutive appearances is officially in..." December 02

  • 4 Trade Destinations for Blake Griffin After Pistons Horrid Start

    12 Up "The 2019-20 season hasn't gone according to plan for Blake Griffin and the Detroit Pistons. Griffin'sscoring, rebounds, and assists are all down from last year. Meanwhile, Dwane Casey is starting to lose control, and the Pistons have won just six of their first 19 games this..." December 01

  • Biggest Early-Season Disappointments

    Hoops Rumors "After praising some of the NBA’s most pleasant surprises of the 2019/20 season so far on Thursday, we’re headed to the other end of the spectrum today. For every team that has exceeded its expectations early on in ’19/20, there’s one that has failed to meet..." November 30

  • That's Pretty Interesting: Where do DeMar DeRozan and the Spurs go from here?

    CBS Sports "DeMar DeRozan remains DiVisive. On the one hand, in the San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said the wing has been "a monster" and a great leader despite the team's struggles. On the other, on Spurs blog Pounding The Rock,..." November 30

  • Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan posts cryptic IG story days after clearing account

    Hot New Hip Hop "DeMar DeRozan is one of those NBA players who has been very open about their struggles with mental health. DeRozan knows just how much these struggles can affect a person so he has made it his mission to let people know it's okay to feel a certain way and embrace your emotions. One of the..." November 29

  • What proposals to dramatically alter NBA schedule could mean for the league's future

    USA Today "The NBA is considering significant changes to its schedule and playoff format for its 75th anniversary season in 2021-22 and perhaps beyond. These potential changes include fewer games, an in-season tournament, a play-in event for the final two playoff spots and re-seeding..." November 29

  • Top 5 Best Destinations For Jamal Crawford

    Fadeaway World "We’re two months into the NBA’s regular season and even Carmelo Anthony has made his comeback to the league, but so far, there’s no sign of Jamal Crawford getting a contract, which seems crazy considering how many teams are in desperate need of scoring. Ok, we get..." November 29

  • DeMar DeRozan: Should any of these 3 teams trade for him?

    The Score "The San Antonio Spurs are in a world of trouble. They're 6-13, with the league's 26th-ranked defense, and a schedule that's only going to get tougher. Their 22-year playoff streak is in serious jeopardy. The conversation around the Spurs has naturally turned to..." November 29

  • 5 Teams That Should Sign Jeremy Lin

    Fadeaway World "Carmelo Anthony finally got another chance in the NBA, and he isn’t wasting it. In the five games since his return, he is averaging 16 points and 5 rebounds on 45% shooting. His impressive resurgence has us thinking: what other NBA veteran is waiting to be..." November 29

  • Ranking every 'City Edition' jersey: The good, the bad, and the Mavs

    The Score "Another year, another deluge of alternate jerseys coming to an NBA arena near you. Like last season's collection, this batch features some clear standouts - some great, some good, and some ... not so good. Here's a look at the 29 City Edition jerseys for 2019-20, from the..." November 28

  • How you know when you've become an NBA veteran

    Yahoo! Sports "Hours before the start of the 2019-20 season at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, JJ Redick walks off the court after morning shootaround, stopping to chat, and probably doesn’t notice he is standing in pretty much the exact spot where Kawhi Leonard hit his iconic Game 7 series-clinching..." November 28

  • The Reasons Why The Hornets Should Not Risk And Trade For Andre Drummond Or DeMar DeRozan

    Fadeaway World "The Charlotte Hornets do not have many expectations this season, in fact, many predicted them to be the worst team in the league. After losing their star Kemba Walker to the Celtics, they looked to be a disaster on paper. Without any real recognized names, beyond Terry Rozier who came..." November 28

  • DeMar DeRozan wishes he played in the ’90s to avoid social media rumblings

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs star DeMar DeRozan’s decision this week to delete his Instagram posts sparked speculation that he was on the verge of being traded. After Wednesday’s 113-101 loss to Minnesota, the 11th-year pro shot those rumors down. " November 28

  • Where do DeMar DeRozan and the Spurs go from here?

    CBS Sports "DeMar DeRozan remains DiVisive. On the one hand, in the San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said the wing has been "a monster" and a great leader despite the team's struggles. On the other, on Spurs blog Pounding The Rock,..." November 28