Dwight Howard (design. Ryan Hurst)
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 »
Now that Chris Paul apparently got his guy in Doc Rivers (after throwing his weight around to make it happen when the deal was dead), CP3 reportedly plans on keeping up his end of the bargain with the Los Angeles Clippers. Read More »
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul engaged in a vicious Worst Christmas Sweater battle. (via @arashmarkazi)
It’s pretty clear at this point that entity driving these Clippers/Celtics trade talks hardest is Chris Paul. The Clips are scared to death of losing him and are willing to do whatever it takes to make him happy, hence going back to talks over and over again.
Evidence of CP3′s hold on the team is everywhere, and apparently it’s not always appreciated. Ric Bucher breaks down the tension between Paul and Blake Griffin in a post today. Read More »
Wouldn’t it be nice to take a look around at your NBA team, take the best pieces of that team, and then just transplant those pieces into the franchise of your choosing? That’s the scenario that appears to be building momentum in Boston as the the trio of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers may be pushing to get themselves all sent to the Clippers in a package deal. Read More »
/ Jun 10, 2013 / 11:10 am
Be honest: Over the years as you’ve enjoyed the antics on Inside the NBA on TNT, have you ever found yourself thinking, “I’d really love it if Kenny Smith was the GM of my favorite team”?
Well, if you’re a Sacramento Kings fan, that scenario could play out for you and your squad. Read More »
/ Jun 10, 2013 / 10:16 am
Chauncey Billups (photo. Jonathan Mannion)
Apparently it’s Ancient NBA Point God Day here at Dime. Next up, Chauncey Billups, who says he’s interested in joining the Miami Heat next season. Read More »
Well, if there’s one thing that the Miami Heat don’t need right now, it’s more distractions. They are already dealing with a weirdly confident, rabid Pacers team, injuries, unexpected infighting, and the seeming general disdain of fans nationwide. To add to the list: A rumor that Ray Allen wants out so that he can go back to the Boston Celtics. Read More »
After the Los Angeles Clippers‘ big men got mauled by the Grizzlies‘ duo of Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, it became clear that they need to get bigger and tougher along their front line if they hope to compete in their conference (among other things).
The Clips are reportedly eyeing a certified front line warrior in the Pacers’ David West, a free agent once the season ends. Read More »