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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 [...]

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 [...]