Monthly Archive:: March 2012

Sixers Add Sam Young

The Sixers have made a move today, acquiring Sam Young from the Grizzlies according to Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News. Memphis will get the rights to 2005 second round pick Ricky Sanchez in return. The Grizzlies were looking to make a move to get below the tax threshold which they were barely above. [...]

Howard Changes Mind Again, will return to Magic for ’12-’13

Anyone following the Dwight Howard saga has to be dizzy with all the flip-flopping going on. Wednesday was a wild day with Howard telling several teammates that he would waive his early termination option, only to do an about face hours later in a conference call with Magic ownership. Well, he has apparently changed his [...]

Minors: Williams back with Legends in season’s 50th assignment

By Steve LeMaster Fourth-year forward Sean Williams is back with the Texas Legends after drawing a re-assignment from the Dallas Mavericks. The assignment is the 50th in which an NBA player has been assigned to his D-League affiliate during the 2011-12 season. And it isn’t the first for Williams this season. It is the third [...]

Howard won’t commit to Magic for next season

Will he, won’t he. That is the game that has been played all afternoon with Dwight Howard and whether or not he will pick up the option for next season. Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting that Howard will not waive his early termination option for next season and he will become a free agent this [...]

Lakers, Blazers, T’Wolves Closing in on Deal

The Lakers have been looking to upgrade their bench and are close to deal to add some scoring punch LA is close to finalizing a three-way deal with Portland and Minnesota that would send Michael Beasley to the Lakers according to Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com.  The Blazers would get either Steve Blake or a draft [...]

Howard sitting on the fence for 2012-2013 season in Orlando

Earlier today, the talk was that Dwight Howard was telling his Orlando teammates that he would not be opting out of his contract at the end of the season and would remain with the club for one more season. Not so fast. According to Marc Spears and Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, multiple Magic have [...]

Report: Howard will not opt out of contract, remain in Orlando

Yet another twist and turn in the Dwight Howard saga in Orlando. WFTV Channel 9 reporter Christian Bruey tweets that Howard has told teammates that he will not opt out of his contract after the season and will remain with the Magic for one more season.  No official announcement will be made the Magic received [...]

D’Antoni Resigns as Knicks Coach

Well, that didn’t take long. Just hours after reports that the Knicks’ players were’tuning out’ Mike D’Antoni and there was growing friction between him and Carmelo Anthony, the New York coach has resigned from his position according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Assistants Phil Weber and Dan D’Antoni are also gone too. D’Antoni and [...]

Report: Jerry Sloan interested in Knicks job

With all the drama going on in NewYork surrounding coach Mike D’Antoni, it was only a matter of time before names came up to be his successor. One of those that would be interested in the Knicks’ job would be former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan according to Sam Amick of SI.com.  Sloan has been [...]

Magic talking with Lakers and Knicks on potential Howard trade

It’s looking more and more likely that Dwight Howard will not remain with the Orlando Magic after the trade deadline.  His comments following last night’s win against the Heat that he hopes the team “rolls the dice” and does not trade him has not sat well with management or fans in the City Beautiful.  Especially [...]

Michael Beasley Trade Talk Heating Up

There is more and more talk coming out of Minnesota that Michael Beasley may be on the move in the next 24 hours. According to Bill Ingram of HoopsWorld.com, the Lakers, Magic and Rockets are among the teams interested in the forward. The Lakers have been linked to Beasley for a few weeks and reportedly [...]

Drama in New York Between Carmelo, D’Antoni

Things are going well for the Knicks these days.  They thought everything was going great with Lin-sanity taking off and then Carmelo Anthony returning after an injury. But things are not working out as planned. New York is sliding quickly, having lost six straight and either of their last ten and are on the outside [...]

Report: Bucks, Warriors Reach Deal for Bogut, Ellis

The Golden State Warriors are finally adding a quality big man and ridding themselves of Monta Ellis in the process. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that a deal has been agreed to in principal with Warriors sending Ellis along with Ekpe Udoh and Kwame Brown to Milwaukee for Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson. [...]

Report: Bulls exploring deal for Pau Gasol

Just a few weeks ago, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that the Lakers would be moving Pau Gasol for multiple pieces in hopes of improving their point guard position and helping with their salary cap in the future.  Those talks have died down over the last few weeks but the Bulls are hoping they [...]

Magic want to talk Howard with the Lakers

Before the season, it was believed that if the Orlando Magic were going to trade Dwight Howard, that a deal with the LA Lakers was almost a foregone conclusion.  He would get to play in a bigger market and team with a superstar and have a chance at winning a championship.  Plus, the Magic would [...]