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2014 Free Agency / Jul 12, 2014 / 10:00 am

Report: Bulls Close To Deal For Pau Gasol

Joakim Noah, Pau Gasol

After yesterday’s stunning announcement LeBron James was headed back to Cleveland, the dam on the rest of the 2014 free agency class is starting to break. Pau Gasol, who has been rumored in New York and — most recently — San Antonio is nearing a deal to join the Chicago Bulls, Yahoo! Sports reports. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 11, 2014 / 11:00 am

Report: Carmelo Anthony Still Considering Knicks, Lakers and Bulls

Carmelo Anthony

Earlier this week, it seemed like Carmelo Anthony had made up his mind and was returning to the Knicks. While Phil Jackson remained positive yesterday, he is still waiting for ‘Melo to reply to his texts. According to a report, the Bulls and Lakers are still very much in the race. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 10, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Spurs “Inching Closer” To Bulls As Favorites To Sign Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol

With the decisions of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony firmly on the horizon, free agency’s other big-name players will soon be choosing their destinations, too. One of the most highly-sought secondary stars available is Pau Gasol, who has been courted by almost every prominent team in the league. And according to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the San Antonio Spurs are “inching closer” to the Chicago Bulls as favorites to land him. Read More »

NBA / Jul 9, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Kobe Wants Byron Scott As Lakers Coach

Kobe Bryant, Kyrie Irving, Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers have been without a head coach since Mike D’Antoni resigned in April. The team interviewed Byron Scott for the opening in May and never reached an agreement with the former Lakers star. However, Kobe Bryant’s recent words make it seem like Scott is Los Angeles’ most likely hire nonetheless. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 9, 2014 / 1:25 pm

Report: ‘Melo Waiting For LeBron’s Decision

Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James

It seems most of the teams with the cap space have been linked to either LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony during the first nine chaotic days of the NBA’s moratorium period — set to end tomorrow at midnight. Now sources tell ESPN.com ‘Melo might be putting off his decision until LeBron makes his, in the hope Anthony might get a chance to team with his friend. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 8, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Reports Differ On Gasol’s Interest In OKC

Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol is one of the most sought-after free agents on the market. After a week of incessant wining and dining by his distinguished suitors, reports of Gasol’s preferred destinations are finally emerging. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 7, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Report: ‘Melo “Torn” Between Knicks, Bulls & Lakers

Pau Gasol, Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony has narrowed his list of possible teams down to three: the Bulls, Lakers and the Knicks. In Frank Isola’s most recent piece for the New York Daily News, a friend of Anthony’s says he’s “torn” over the choice between the three teams with each offering their own advantages and shortcomings. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 7, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Report: Mavs & Lakers May Try For Stephenson After Pacers Offer Falls Short

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson is reportedly unhappy with Indiana’s 5-year, $44 million offer from a week ago, sources tell ESPN. After negotiations reached an impasse, Stephenson has turned towards the free agency market, which is still being held up by LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. If the Mavs and Lakers miss out on ‘Melo and ‘Bron, they have emerged as possible destinations for the Pacers’ mercurial wing. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 6, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Lakers In “Serious Contention” For Carmelo

Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony

It’s not just the New York Knicks or Chicago Bulls for Carmelo Anthony after all. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowksi, the Los Angeles Lakers are in “serious contention” to land the high-scoring superstar. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 4, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Details Emerge Of Knicks, Mavs, Lakers Offers To Anthony

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is taking the holiday weekend to mull his free agency decision. And as has been expected for quite some time, he’ll have to weigh the importance of salary versus contention in doing so. After Anthony concluded his recruitment tour last night, details have emerged on contract offers of the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks. Read More »