We can file this under, duh. Suns guard and Slovenian wunderkind, Goran Dragic has a $7.5 million player option next summer. Dragic averaged career highs across the board on offense this past season while getting named to the All-NBA Third Team, so it stands to reason he’d exercise his option and become a free agent. Today he seemed to make it clear he’ll do just that when the time comes, but Suns fans shouldn’t worry about losing the Dragon, he wants to stay in town. Read More »
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 »
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?
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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 »
UPDATE: Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports the Lakers and center Chris Kaman have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 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 »
It is being reported today that the New Orleans Pelicans made a huge offer to restricted free agent Tyreke Evans during their meeting with him on Sunday night. There are conflicting reports of of the dollar amount, but both numbers being thrown around are huge. 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 »