Monthly Archive:: March 2012

Report: Magic will let Howard decide fate of coach Van Gundy, GM Smith

The Orlando Magic have been trying just about everything to convince Dwight Howard to sign an extension and remain the club.  The team has been working overtime to make a deal that will land them another star to play alongside Howard. Now comes word from ESPN The Magazine’s Ric Bucher that the Magic have not [...]

Lacob, Warriors Nix Ellis deal to Magic

New Warriors’ owner Joe Lacob is trying to make a splashy and even risky move, hoping to land Magic center Dwight Howard on his club.  The one thing he won’t do is help Orlando keep the center. According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, Lacob will not make a deal that would send Monta Ellis to [...]

Rondo ‘not going anywhere’ says Ainge

There has been plenty of talk over the past few weeks whether or not the Boston Celtics are open to trading Rajon Rondo who is the best, young asset.  Danny Ainge, the team’s president of basketball operations, has decided to put a stop to the speculation. “I don’t know how many times I have to [...]

Bogut, Ellis involved in trade talks with multiple teams

Trade talks involving Bucks’ center Andrew Bogut and Warriors’ guard Monta Ellis have heated up over the past 24 days. Houston, Washington and Golden State have talked with Milwaukee about acquiring Bogut according to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com. The Rockets and Bucks have been talking about a deal that would send Samuel Dalembert and Courtney [...]

Kyle Lowry out 2-4 weeks with bacterial infection

We finally have an answer to the mysterious illness that has kept Houston Rockets’ point guard Kyle Lowry hospitalized since last Thursday — bacterial infection. According to the Houston Chronicle, Lowry will be out of action for the next 2-4 weeks to recover from it. It’s a huge blow to the Rockets who are currently [...]

Portland in talks for several moves with Clippers, Lakers

Despite their recent struggles, the Portland Trail Blazers do have some tradable assets.  And it looks like the Blazers are ready to make some moves with both of the LA teams. According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, Portland is talking with the Clippers about a deal that would exchange Jamal Crawford for Eric Bledsoe and [...]

Brandon Jennings available “for the right price”

It looks like the Milwaukee Bucks could be ready for a major shakeup before Thursday’s trade deadline. The team is reportedly open to move injured center Andrew Bogut if another team also takes Stephen Jackson.  Now comes word from Sam Amick of SI.com that Brandon Jennings is available “for the right price”. Jennings seemingly ticked [...]

Howard interested in both Clippers and Heat

Dwight Howard is having a hard time making up his mind.  He could stay with the Orlando Magic who are basically begging him to stay and rightfully so. Earlier this season, he told the team that he wanted a trade and his preferred list of teams include the Lakers, Nets and Mavericks.  Out of those [...]

TJ Ford to retire following latest injury

It’s been a rough career for T.J. Ford who has had to deal with neck injuries before trying to come back this season with the San Antonio Spurs.  After suffering another neck-related injury last week, it looks like his NBA career is over. Today, the Spurs released a statement saying that he is taking an [...]

Magic want to talk with Bulls about Howard trade

The Orlando Magic are dealing with a major dilemma: do they keep Dwight Howard through the trade deadline and risk losing him for nothing at the end of the season or do they make a trade right now for the big man, knowing they won’t get close to equal value.  And making matters worse is [...]

Lakers, Celtics Did talk Rajon Rondo trade

Over the past few weeks, there has been plenty of talk about the Celtics possibly moving Rajon Rondo.  But that has died down lately with coach Doc Rivers even believing that his point guard will be staying put. Mike Breshanan of the LA Times says that the Lakers and Celtics did talk last week about [...]

Timberwolves Rubio has torn ACL, done for season

All of Minnesota spent the night fearing the worst news that Ricky Rubio could be done for the season after suffering a knee injury last night in their loss to the Lakers. Unfortunately, that is the case according to Chris Mannix of SI.com. Jerry Zgoda of the Star-Tribune has more on the story including that [...]

Wizards Ready to make trade for anyone except Wall

It’s no surprise that the Washington Wizards are terrible again this season.  The team made a coaching change just a month into the season after a horrible season.  Now, they’re just 9-29 and have the third worst record in the league. With the trade deadline quickly approaching, the team is ready to make major moves [...]