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Mejia: Lakers land Howard as Magic settle for less than expected

ORLANDO – The Lakers, Nuggets and 76ers woke up from their involvement in the Dwightmare with big smiles on their faces. The Magic, likely sore and weary, face a long day ahead. The day will extend for at least a couple of years, featuring more clouds than sun. By clouds, I mean losses. Lots of [...]

Nets Not Interested in Williams-for-Gasol Swap with Lakers

It seems that Deron Williams is basically on his own for the time being in New Jersey with Dwight Howard set to opt-in on his contract and remain with the Magic for another season. Williams could walk at the end of the season in free agency with New Jersey getting nothing in return.  So, the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/23/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the first half of the NBA season, the All-Star festivities in their backyard of Orlando, what they expect in the second half of the season, the latest on trade talk and more. You can subscribe to the Pro Basketball News podcast on iTunes by clicking here.

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/20/12

On the latest podcast, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the NBA slam dunk and three-point shooting contests, games from over the weekend, if the Thunder need to make a move before the trade deadline, if the Knicks are true contenders now, the Magic falling apart against the Heat and their holes, chaos with the [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/15/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz are back as they talk about the Jeremy Lin sensation, if they think it can last and how does he fit in with Carmelo Anthony, the injury to Derrick Rose, the Lakers now that the Grammy trip is over, the trade deadline approaching and talk of potential moves, bad teams [...]

Video: Pau Gasol talks loss to Magic, team struggles on offense

Lakers’ star Pau Gasol talks about the team’s 92-80 loss to the Orlando Magic and the team’s struggles on offense.

Stroll Through the Paint – 12/27/11

On a night where rookies ruled, Norris Cole had the most brilliant Tuesday night, earning post-game interview duties, Twitter recognition from the King and a place in Erik Spoelstra’s thoughts on the flight to tomorrow’s game in Charlotte. Somehow, he’s got to put Cole and Lionel Chalmers in positions to compete down the stretch with [...]

Lakers Won’t Move Both Bynum and Gasol for Howard

The common belief around the league is that it’s not if but when the LA Lakers will pull the trigger and trade for Dwight Howard.  But exactly what they would have to give up remains a mystery other than Andrew Bynum would have to be included in any deal. The has been talk that to [...]