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  • Chris Paul is the reason why Rockets on track to sign Carmelo Anthony

    Clutch Points "The Chris Paul’s Houston Rockets are at the top of Carmelo Anthony’s list once he devises a manner in which to part ways with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Clutch City is largely viewed as the frontrunner to land the perennial scorer after they pursued him last..." July 16

  • Report: Nerlens Noel turned down better offers to sign with OKC

    Clutch Points "Among the early signings in free agency, veteran big man Nerlens Noel made the decision to ink a two-year, $3.7 million deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder to help bolster their frontcourt unit. However, Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders is reporting that Noel had..." July 15

  • Carmelo holds no grudges towards Mike D’Antoni

    Larry Brown Sports "Melo and Mike 2: Electric Boogaloo may actually be coming to theaters soon. Yahoo! Sports’ Jordan Schultz reported on Friday that Houston Rockets target Carmelo Anthony holds no grudges towards Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni and is excited about playing for his former New..." July 14

  • Thunder Likely To Waive-And-Stretch Carmelo Anthony

    Real GM Basketball "With cap space teams like the Brooklyn Nets, Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls making moves, it appears as though the Oklahoma City Thunder will be unable to trade away the contract of Carmelo Anthony. The Thunder would have to attach multiple assets to Anthony to incentivize a team to..." July 13

  • Report: Carmelo Expected to Be Free Agent as Thunder Can't Find Trade

    Bleacher Report "Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Carmelo Anthony is reportedly expected to become a free agent this offseason, even if the organization is able to complete a "complicated trade" to save money. Marc Stein of the New York Times provided the..." July 13

  • Report: Rockets considered ‘strong frontrunners’ for Carmelo Anthony

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder are still trying to figure out the best approach for parting ways with Carmelo Anthony, and the Houston Rockets appear to be the team that is most prepared to pounce when the situation is finally sorted out. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports that the..." July 13

  • Andre Roberson rehab remains on track, but Thunder won't rush it

    The Oklahoman "Andre Roberson isn't changing the timetable. As he left his courtside seat late in Monday's Thunder Summer League game, the Oklahoma City forward reiterated that his return from injury is happening when he's always said it will. “Training camp,”..." July 12

  • NBA Teams With 2018/19 Cap Room Remaining

    Hoops Rumors "Last Wednesday, we noted that only three NBA teams still had significant cap room available. Depending on your definition of “significant,” that’s still the case. One of those three teams – the Kings – made a player for another’s..." July 12

  • D'Antoni quit Knicks because of Carmelo, but wants him in Houston

    SNY TV "There was no secret that former Knicks star F Carmelo Anthony and former head coach Mike D'Antoni didn't see eye to eye in New York. D'Antoni even said Anthony was the reason he quit his head coaching post with the Knicks before the 2012 season began.  But..." July 11

  • Adam Silver Says NBA Free Agency Will Be Moved to Earlier Time Next Summer

    Bleacher Report "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is apparently aware his league's offseason generates plenty of buzz and is ready to move up the start of free agency accordingly. According to Sam Amick of USA Today, Silver said the start of free agency will be earlier than..." July 11

  • Move to eliminate NBA one-and-done rule gaining momentum, commissioner Adam Silver says

    USA Today "The NBA’s one-and-done rule is unofficially done. Commissioner Adam Silver made it clear on Tuesday that there is growing support for a change that would allow players to enter the league at the age of 18 rather than require them to play one year of college basketball – or..." July 11

  • Report: Carmelo granted permission to meet other teams, has waived NTC

    The Score "Carmelo Anthony is technically still a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder, but his ties to the team at this point appear to be little more than a formality. The Thunder have granted the 34-year-old permission to meet with other teams, league sources told ESPN's..." July 10

  • Report: Carmelo to consider joining Heat if waived by Thunder

    Total Pro Sports "Within the next several weeks or days, the OKC Thunder are expected to waive, trade, or buy out the contract of Carmelo Anthony, and he has long list of suitors who would love his talent on their roster. On the list of options that Carmelo has, he will consider joining the Miami Heat..." July 10

  • Rockets reportedly ‘determined’ to sign Carmelo Anthony

    Larry Brown Sports "The Houston Rockets could use some depth in their front court now that they have lost both Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute in free agency, and they are reportedly aiming high to fill that need. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Rockets are “determined” to..." July 10

  • Michele Roberts on N.B.A. Competitive Imbalance: Don’t Blame the Players

    New York Times "Michele Roberts has heard the complaints about the N.B.A.’s best team, the Golden State Warriors, signing an All-Star. She has heard the whining about the league’s best player, LeBron James, moving westward in the first week of free agency. She has seen fans and pundits proclaim the..." July 09

  • Report: 76ers interested in Carmelo Anthony

    247 Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder may not be interested in Carmelo Anthony anymore, but the Philadelphia 76ers are. As are the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, and Miami Heat, according to Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer.  According to a report from..." July 09

  • Rockets Considered Favorites To Land Carmelo Anthony?

    Hoops Rumors "Many NBA executives consider the Rockets the favorite to land Carmelo Anthony, according to Kevin O’Connor of the Ringer (Twitter link). O’Connor also predicts that Melo will sign with Houston but names the Lakers, Heat, and Sixers as other possibilities. It..." July 09

  • Carmelo Anthony may have to accept ‘reduced role’ with next team

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony is not the player he used to be, and he could be faced with that reality if and when the Oklahoma City Thunder part ways with him this summer. While plenty of teams will be interested in the star forward, Carmelo will likely have to make a decision between contending for a title..." July 08

  • Carmelo wants to play for Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "Perhaps it should come as no surprise, but one reporter says that Carmelo Anthony would like to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. The Oklahoma City Thunder and Anthony are expected to part ways, with Anthony either being traded, waived, or bought out. When he becomes available, he..." July 08

  • Thunder Sign Deonte Burton To Two-Way Contract

    Hoops Rumors "The Thunder have signed former Iowa State guard/forward Deonte Burton to a two-way contract, tweets Keith Smith of RealGM. The Thunder also officially announced the signing. Burton, 24, went undrafted in 2017 before signing with Wonju DB Promy of South Korea’s..." July 07

  • Why Carmelo Anthony release improves Thunder's title odds, according to SportsLine simulations

    CBS Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder succeeded in their biggest challenge this summer, convincing Paul George to stick around with a four-year deal. Now, they're reportedly preparing to deal with their other big issue: what to do with Carmelo Anthony. The former All-Star opted in to the final year of..." July 07

  • Would Carmelo Anthony be a good fit with the Wizards?

    NBC Sports Washington "WIth Carmelo Anthony expected to be cut loose by the Oklahoma City Thunder, he may be willing to join a playoff contender on a veteran-minimum contract in the event he is bought out, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. That naturally has NBA fans all over..." July 06

  • Lakers, Rockets, Heat Suitors For Melo After Thunder Buyout

    Bleacher Report "Could Carmelo Anthony be a member of the Houston Rockets come the 2018-19 season? According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, the Rockets are "among the teams that will have interest in Anthony once he secures his free..." July 06

  • The Thunder Are Reportedly Working With Carmelo Anthony On A Potential Trade Or Buyout

    Dime Magazine "Carmelo Anthony didn’t have to do anything to pick up his player option for the Oklahoma City Thunder this fall. That was the easy part, let that option kick in and get paid. But it was also clear that the Thunder would do everything they could to get out from under his..." July 06

  • Carmelo Anthony may never play another game for Thunder

    Sportsnaut "Carmelo Anthony recently exercised his $27.9 million option for the 2018-19 season, but he likely won’t suit up for the Oklahoma City Thunder again. The reason is simple: Money. Following OKC’s signing of Raymond Felton, the franchise has a combined payroll and..." July 04

  • Thunder to Become 1st Team in NBA History to Top $300M in Salary and Luxury Tax

    Bleacher Report "The Oklahoma City Thunder agreed Tuesday to a one-year deal with Raymond Felton, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, which will push the franchise into uncharted financial territory. Bobby Marks of ESPN noted the Thunder will be the first team in NBAhistory..." July 04

  • Paul George Admits He Wanted To Join The Lakers Before The Thunder Acquired Him

    Dime Magazine "It wasn’t necessarily a surprise that Paul George agreed to a new deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, as reports in the week leading up to the news indicated the All-Star forward might stay put. However, considering all the chatter that surrounded George before the Thunder traded for him..." July 04

  • Report: Thunder agrees to 1-year deal with Raymond Felton

    The Oklahoman "The Thunder is banking on continuity next season by bringing back one of its free agent successes from last summer. Raymond Felton has agreed to a one-year deal with the Thunder, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Felton provided much-needed stability for the..." July 04

  • Carmelo Could Be Potentially Plotting to Team Up With LeBron

    Black Sports Online "With the announcement of LeBron James headed towards LA another player from the famous 2003 draft class may be on the move as well. Carmelo Anthony who just opted-in to his 27.9 million dollar player-option might be bought-out by the Thunder. After a dreadful showing in OKC this past..." July 02

  • Nerlens Noel Agrees to 2-Year Deal with Thunder

    SLAM Online "The Oklahoma City Thunder bolstered its frontcourt depth with the signing of Nerlens Noel, per Yahoo’s Shams Charania. Noel started 133 of 142 games during his first two years in the League in Philadelphia but has had troubles staying on the court since, appearing in just 81..." July 02

  • Thunder, Lakers Meet With Tyreke Evans

    Hoops Rumors "Free agent guard Tyreke Evans met with the Thunder on Sunday in Los Angeles and will have a meeting with the Lakers on Monday, reports ESPN’s Chris Haynes (via Twitter). While it’s not clear yet whether Oklahoma City or Los Angeles are serious suitors for Evans, either..." July 02

  • Nerlens Noel Narrows Free Agency Decision To Lakers, Wizards, Thunder

    Real GM Basketball "Nerlens Noel has narrowed his free agent decision to the Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder. Noel has also received interest from the New Orleans Pelicans. Noel turned down a four-year, $70 million contract offer last season from the..." July 02

  • It Looks Like LeBron and the Lakers Ghosted Paul George After Kawhi Leonard Demanded Out

    The Big Lead "For nearly a year, it appeared the Lakers were on course to land LeBron James and Paul George in free agency. The Lakers were the only team in the NBA to clear the necessary cap room to bring in two max free agents – and they were fined heavily last summer for alleged tampering with..." July 01

  • Re-signing Paul George was one pricey proposition for the Thunder

    Sportsnaut "Don’t ever say that the Oklahoma City Thunder ownership group is cheap. Once free agency started around the NBA late Saturday night or early Sunday morning (depending on where you live), George agreed to a four-year, $137 million max contract to remain with the Thunder. In a..." July 01

  • Lakers Dodged A Bullet Missing Out On Paul George

    The Big Lead "Paul George is returning to the Oklahoma City Thunder, getting a ridiculous four-year, $137 million contract to stay put. While there was a ton of speculation about George heading home to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson and company dodged a bullet by not bringing PG to..." July 01

  • Paul George didn’t even meet with Lakers

    Clutch Points "The decision has finally been made and Paul George is staying with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After a year of flirting with the idea of playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, all the homecoming talk can now die down with George’s announcement. While that is..." July 01

  • NBA salary cap expected to spike considerably after next season

    Sportsnaut "The NBA released its 2018-19 salary cap on Saturday evening, mere hours prior to the start of free agency. As expected, the cap has been set at $101.9 million with a luxury tax threshold of $123.7 million. It’s expected that the market this summer for non-stars is going to be..." July 01

  • Thunder could have record luxury tax bill

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder are paying dearly to put the best product on the court that they can. The Thunder have 11 players under contract for 2018-19 now that they’ve agreed to deals with Paul George and Jerami Grant. According to ESPN’s Bobby Marks, their payroll is..." July 01

  • Party time in OKC: Paul George agrees to re-sign with Thunder

    USA Today "The Russell Westbrook house party turned out to be a Paul George celebration after all. George has agreed to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder, a person with knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke under the condition of anonymity because the contract..." July 01

  • Report: Jerami Grant agrees to three-year deal with Thunder

    The Oklahoman "The Thunder wrapped up its top free-agent priority in short order. It didn’t take long to lock up its second.  Jerami Grant agreed to a three-year, $27 million contract to remain with the Thunder, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported, a little more than a..." July 01

  • Russell Westbrook hosting 'summer hype house party' with Paul George in town

    ESPN "Paul George arrived in Oklahoma City late on Saturday afternoon, as Russell Westbrook is hosting a private party in town late Saturday night as free agency opens, sources told ESPN. Westbrook has organized the party, dubbed a "summer hype house party," that's being held..." June 30

  • George ‘Strongly Considering’ Signing 2-3 Year Contract With Thunder

    Lakers Nation "After declining his $20.7 million player option for the 2018-19 NBA season with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George will officially become an unrestricted free agent. Despite the Indiana Pacers trading George to the Thunder prior to the 2017-18 season, he was consistently linked..." June 30

  • Why Paul George should turn down an offer from the Lakers and return to the Thunder

    CBS Sports "In an NBA offseason that for months has been predicted to be a weeks-long fireworks display, perhaps the most surprising firework of all would be this: If the majority of the biggest stars are playing for the exact same team come training camp as they are today. It feels like this is..." June 30

  • Paul George mentions Celtics as possible free-agent destination

    247 Sports "Based on the numerous reports and rumors, everyone knows that Thunder All-Star Paul Georgeprefers to either re-sign with Oklahoma City in free agency this summer or head to his hometown of Los Angeles to play for the Lakers. However, the Lakers and Thunder may not be the only two options..." June 29

  • NBA Rumors: Rebuilding Thunder shipping Russell Westbrook to Knicks?

    Newark Star-Ledger "When it comes to NBA free agency, there's no overstating how big of an impact a few decisions can have on the landscape of the entire sport. Take Paul George's recent opt-out for example. While it's still very possible George returns to the Oklahoma City..." June 29

  • Paul George: 'I want to play for the home team and put a Laker jersey on'

    Sportsnaut "In the second part of his ESPN series chronicling upcoming free agency, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George told fellow pending free agent Dwyane Wade that he “wants to win a championship.”' Okay, so that doesn’t necessarily seem like must-watch television,..." June 29

  • Report: Other teams expect Paul George to re-sign with Thunder

    247 Sports "After initially thinking that he would sign elsewhere, teams across the NBA are now expecting Paul George to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder in free agency this summer, according to a report from The Washington Post's Tim..." June 29

  • Sixers 'interested in pursuing' free agent Paul George

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "With all the talk about LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard, don’t forget about Paul George as a possible fit for the Sixers. A report Thursday said that George will in fact opt out of his deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder and become an unrestricted free agent.  The..." June 28

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