TAG: Thaddeus Young

NBA / Aug 8, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Report: ‘Wolves Will Trade Anthony Bennett To 76ers For Thaddeus Young

Anthony Bennett

With the Kevin Love trade all but finalized, the attention now turns to how the Minnesota Timberwolves will approach their latest rebuild. In a scenario that’s been mentioned previously, it appears the ‘Wolves will re-route former first overall pick Anthony Bennett to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Thaddeus Young. Read More »

NBA / Aug 5, 2014 / 10:15 am

Report: ‘Wolves & Cavs Have “Handshake Agreement” On Kevin Love Trade

Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving

It seems the Kevin Love to Cleveland trade rumors aren’t just rumors. According to Brian Windhorst on ESPN radio this morning, the two teams have a “handshake agreement” to send Love to the Cavs in exchange for Andrew Wiggins. Of course, they can’t finalize the paperwork until August 23, the end of the 30-day window after Wiggins signed his rookie deal with Cleveland. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 31, 2014 / 9:30 am

‘Wolves Negotiating Kevin Love Trade Only With Cavs

Kevin Love, Anderson Varejao

Various reports over the last week had the Bulls and Warriors as possible landing spots for Kevin Love, but it is now believed — according to Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst of ESPN — the Cavs remain the only team the Timberwolves were talking to on Wednesday about a possible Love swap before the end of August, but after the August 23 date when No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins becomes available to involve in the package. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Mar 30, 2014 / 11:54 am

Michael Carter-Williams No-Look To Thad Young As Sixers Avoid Record

Michael Carter-Williams

The Sixers were poised to suffer their 27th loss in a row, but rookie Michael Carter-Williams and veteran Thaddeus Young, helped annihilate the visiting Pistons and avoid setting a new record for consecutive losses. In the process MCW showed off his nose for the ball on the defensive end, and some quick thinking after the steal. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Mar 11, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Amar’e Stoudemire Reminds Thaddeus Young He Can Still Get Up

Arnett Moultrie, Amar'e Stoudemire

Lost in the losing shuffle that the Knicks 2013-14 season has become — except during their current winning streak — is embattled forward Amar’e Stoudemire. STAT has been in and out of the lineup over the last couple seasons as he continues to figure out what he can do on knees that have long ago lost the buffer of cartilage. But during New York’s fourth consecutive victory over the Sixers Monday night, Stoudemire showed Thaddeus Young he’s still got some explosion in those worn down knees. Read More »

NBA / Mar 10, 2014 / 1:15 pm

10 NBA Players Benefitting From Tanking Teams

Tony Wroten

Ever since Stan Van Gundy called the Philadelphia 76ers “embarrassing” for the team they’re putting on the floor, major media markets have become obsessed with the ideals of tanking. So, the proposed change is the NBA Draft Wheel (via Grantland). Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Mar 2, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Final Ballad For Bubba Chuck: Sixers Retire Allen Iverson’s Jersey

Allen Iverson

At its core, Philadelphia is a blue-collar town with an attitude that can only be described as defiant. Despite being the original capital of the United States and a cultural landmark in more ways than one, the residents live with a permanent chip on their shoulders. Insults from national media and out-of-towners are hurled at the City of Brotherly Love on a regular basis–most stemming from decades old tales of fan disobedience–and the inhabitants respond with measured rage, asserting that those who don’t live here simply don’t get it. Read More »

NBA / Jan 30, 2014 / 5:00 pm

6 Rebuilding NBA Teams That Could Takeover In The Future

Victor Oladipo, Damian Lillard

This NBA season, it seems some teams are in full tank mode. If you just take a look at the Eastern Conference standings alone, you will understand. This year’s NBA Draft prospects are the perfect cash crops for GMs and owners around the league who are looking to rebuild their teams. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 16, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Video: Game-Winning Thaddeus Young 3-Pointer

Thaddeus Young

Sixers forward Thaddeus Young only attempted 12 three-pointers in his previous two seasons with Philadelphia. Then-coach Doug Collins frowned upon advanced analytics and the mathematical importance of shooting from beyond the arc. But this year, under new coach Brett Brown, Thad is averaging 2.5 attempts per game, and knocking down almost 40 percent of those attempts. That’s why his game-winning three-pointer Wednesday night wasn’t as big a shock as if it had happened last season. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Dec 11, 2013 / 11:45 am

The Top 50 Fantasy Basketball Players Right Now

John Wall

Player values are officially set in stone now, so it’s time to update the Top 50. There aren’t too many drastic differences, but certainly there are some changes worth noting.

The biggest jump, once again, goes to Anthony Davis, who’s up 18 spots since the preseason edition, and Andre Drummond, who’s up an incredible 25 spots. You’ll notice that I came around on ranking injured players. It still leaves too much up for debate in my mind, but Anthony Davis’s needed presence was the deal breaker. Read More »