TAG: danny granger

Latest News, NBA / Feb 28, 2014 / 10:50 am

Report: Danny Granger To Sign With Clippers Today

Danny Granger, J.J. Redick

Danny Granger, J.J. Redick (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

After a last-minute trade between the Pacers and Sixers at the trade deadline, Danny Granger was Philadelphia bound. But the smooth-shooting small forward quickly reached a buyout agreement so he wouldn’t have to slog through Sam Hinkie‘s rebuilding process in the city of Brotherly Love. That meant Granger was a free agent, and sources informed Candace Bucker of the Indianapolis Star last night, Granger will sign with the Clippers once he clears waivers later today. Read More »

NBA / Feb 27, 2014 / 11:15 am

10 Free Agents That Need To Be Signed By Playoff Teams

Danny Granger

Danny Granger (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

The NBA Playoffs are still a good two months away, but that doesn’t mean teams haven’t begun preparing and planning their rosters for the home stretch. Why? March 1 marks the last day a player can be waived and still sign with a new team and be eligible to play in the playoffs (players who have yet to play in the NBA this season have until the final day of the regular season to sign with a playoff team). Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Feb 20, 2014 / 3:56 pm

Report: Pacers Trade Danny Granger To The Sixers For Evan Turner & Lavoy Allen

Evan Turner, Paul George

Evan Turner, Paul George

Sources are telling Yahoo Sports’ ubiquitous Adrian Wojnarowski that the Indiana Pacers have traded Danny Granger to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen. The deal was reported after the 3 p.m. ET deadline for trades, but our guess is it was a late arrival. Read More »

NBA / Feb 6, 2014 / 11:30 am

10 Upcoming Unrestricted Free Agents Who Could Be Traded This Year

Danny Granger

Danny Granger (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

Owning an unrestricted free agent (UFA) in the NBA is a sticky situation. Most of these players have proved their worth, and are circling a large contract in the coming offseason. As a contending team it could be tough to retain the services of these players while remaining under the tax moving forward. There is also the risk of locking a player down long term only to see their best days are behind them. Read More »

NBA / Jan 10, 2014 / 4:45 pm

5 NBA Trades That Should Happen This Season

Kevin Love, Blake Griffin

Kevin Love, Blake Griffin (Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports)

Due to the constant trade rumors that swirl around the NBA — I’m looking at you, J.R. — I’ve decided to help a few teams out. Below is a list of fantasy transactions all involving players rumored to be on the trading block this season. In a perfect world, at least my world, these trades would happen. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Dec 23, 2013 / 10:15 am

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 4 Best Pickups (12.23)

Giannis Antetoekounmpo,  (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY Sports)

Giannis Antetoekounmpo, (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY Sports)

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Dec 22, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Larry Bird Says Danny Granger “Doesn’t Work Hard Enough” During The Offseason

Donny Walsh, Herb Simon, Larry Bird

Donny Walsh, Herb Simon, Larry Bird (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

Last season, Pacers wing Danny Granger, missed the entire year with a knee injury. Then, during training camp this fall, he suffered a strained calf muscle that kept him out of a uniform through the season’s first quarter. On Friday night he returned, and Pacers President Larry Bird was brutally honest about Granger’s work ethic when recently speaking to the Indianapolis Star. Read More »

NBA / Nov 5, 2013 / 4:15 pm

The 20 Best Small-Ball Lineups In The NBA

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony, Dime #53

Just a short year ago, we were blessed to watch the USA Men’s basketball team storm into London and pick apart each opponent with a variety of different tactics that emphasized speed and transition defense. Those lineups, at times, were sorely lacking in the height department. We would occasionally find the 6-8 Carmelo Anthony at the center position where he would rebound and “attempt” to guard opposing centers. Read More »

NBA / Oct 25, 2013 / 3:45 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Indiana Pacers

Paul George, Danny Granger

Paul George, Danny Granger (photo. Instagram/paul_george24)

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, a Pacers team that significantly improved their bench. Read More »

NBA / Oct 23, 2013 / 11:45 am

The 10 Biggest Storylines Of The NBA Season: The Pacers Are The New “Bad Boys”

RoyHibbert

Roy Hibbert (photo. Instagram.com/royhibbert55)

With the NBA season less than a week away from officially starting, you’ve probably noticed we’ve been pumping out enough preview content to bury even Hasheem Thabeet. Over the next week, we’ll be taking a look at the 10 biggest storylines of the 2013-14 season. Today, we’re introducing you to the new age “Bad Boys” from Indiana… Read More »