According to Lakers team sources, Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLosAngeles.com and Brian Windhorst report the Lakers are preparing to make a run at LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony next summer. Read More »
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Recently, sources tell Marc Stein of ESPN that the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are the frontrunners for the 2007 no. 1 overall pick, Greg Oden. Oden is said to be going to Vegas to meet with officials for the Pelicans, Kings and Mavericks, all of whom are trying to join Miami and San Antonio on Oden’s list of possible destinations. But which of the two frontrunners for his services need him the most? Read More »
Today marks the end of the NBA’s self-imposed moratorium, which means all the rumored signings and trades can now become official. (July 1 marked when teams could start talking to free agents and come to terms on handshake deals.) Free agency is one of the most exciting parts of the NBA offseason; fans watch anxiously to see what new players may soon suit up for them. Read More »
Shaquille O’Neal‘s dislike of Dwight Howard has been on full display for years, so it’s only natural that The Diesel had something in the chamber for Dwight after DH officially decided to bounce for Houston.
O’Neal didn’t disappoint, dropping a quote that comes across as pretty belittling and patronizing of Howard. Read More »
MJ is making moves. [CHECK OUT HIS $21 MILLION HOUSE FOR SALE IN CHICAGO] After a two-day visit with the Charlotte Bobcats, free agent big man Al Jefferson has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal with the team.
To make the move possible, the team has to cut some player weight. Read More »
We told you yesterday that J.R. Smith and the Knicks were close to an agreement, and word is breaking now that that New York, has put aside their interest in guys like Monta Ellis and have agreed to terms with J.R. Read More »
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This feels desperate to us – what do you think? The Los Angeles Lakers unveiled a new billboard campaign in the L.A. area urging Dwight Howard to re-sign with the team. Pretty poor timing after this also hit today, but what else can they do besides fire Mike D’Antoni and replace him with a new coach that DH likes in the hopes of him then deciding to stay in L.A.? Read More »
Report: “Little Chance” of Dwight Howard Re-Signing With Lakers, Mavericks and Rockets Officially the Favorites
How much does Dwight Howard reportedly dislike Mike D’Antoni‘s system and playing with Kobe Bryant? So much so that he’s apparently willing to forgo the $30 million more that the Lakers can pay him in free agency (and he’s clearly not worried about Metta World Peace physically keeping him in town). Read More »