Dwight Howard Says “I Didn’t Leave LA Because I Was Afraid Of Kobe”


Ever since Henry Abbott's extensive piece for ESPN about the unintentional role Kobe Bryant played in limiting the LA's ability to sign free agents who aren't keen on playing with the Mamba, everyone assumed Dwight Howard fit in such a category; a position furthered by Abbott's reporting and reading between the lines in public comments by Lakers brass.

Tyrus Thomas

10 Veterans Who Can Restart Their Careers In Miami

On Tuesday, the Miami Heat brought Michael Beasley back into the fold by offering him a spot on their training camp roster with a non-guaranteed contract that would net B-Easy over $1 million if he makes the team.


Monta Ellis Says He Did “60 Percent Of Everything” Before Joining Mavs


The Mavericks lost out on free agent Dwight Howard to their in-state rivals, Houston, this summer.

Thomas Robinson

How The Trail Blazers’ Offseason Turned Them Into Real Contenders For The Playoffs

Aside from the 2012-13 ROY Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers fans did not have a lot to get excited about last season.


Report: Nikola Pekovic Agrees To Five-Year, $60 Million Contract To Remain With The Timberwolves

Earlier this afternoon, Timberwolves Team President Flip Saunders announced via Twitter that the 'Wolves had reached an agreement on a new contract with their Montenegrin center, Nikola Pekovic.


The 5 Teams Who Regressed the Most During The Summer of 2013


Yesterday, we highlighted 5 teams who improved this summer through free agency and the draft.

Los Angeles Clippers

The 5 Most Improved NBA Teams After The Summer Of 2013


Tomorrow is the first day of August, and that means a lot of NBA players—both old and new—will be going on a much-deserved vacation as they get some final rest before training camps open in the fall.

Slava Kravtsov

Report: Pistons Acquiring Brandon Jennings From The Bucks In Sign-And-Trade


According to league sources, Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo! Sports reports the Milwaukee Bucks will send restricted free agent Brandon Jennings to the Detroit Pistons in return for guard Brandon Knight, forward Khris Middleton and center Slava Kravtsov as part of a sign-and-trade with Jennings for a three-year, $24 million deal.


Where The Top Remaining Free Agents Will Go: Brandon Jennings, Nikola Pekovic & Greg Oden


The NBA's free agency period is winding down, but there are three players whose future is still up in the air: Brandon Jennings, a restricted free agent with Milwaukee; Nikola Pekovic, the same status as Jennings with Minnesota; and Greg Oden, who hasn't played in the NBA since fracturing his left patella in December of 2009, and who is now an unrestricted free agent.

Jrue Holiday

The 5 Best Point Guards To Change Teams This Offseason

The 2013 summer free agency period is winding down, and it's time for the dog days of summer as most NBA-heads take a break before training camp at the end of September.


Is Mike Miller Going To Memphis Because Mike Conley Offered To Pay For All His Golf?

After getting ceremoniously amnestied by Miami, #LetItFly forward Mike Miller cleared waivers, and today Marc Stein of ESPN.com revealed that Miller has told the Grizzlies he's going to sign with Memphis.


Why Other Teams Should Make An Offer For Nikola Pekovic


The NBA's free agency period is a few weeks old now, and very few top-tier player's remain.


Watch Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce & Jason Terry As They’re Formally Introduced To Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets general manager, Billy King, owner, Mikhail Prokhorov and coach Jason Kidd were on hand at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn today to formally welcome the addition of former-Celtics stars, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to their star-studded team.


Why Are NBA Teams Ignoring Nate Robinson?


The Nate Robinson free agency sweepstakes was supposed to feature a bonanza of offers from team's who witnessed him eviscerate Brooklyn in the first round of the playoffs last year while a member of the Bulls.


Trading Brandon Knight For Rajon Rondo Would Be A Disaster For The Detroit Pistons

The rumors of a possible deal sending Detroit's young guard, Brandon Knight, to Boston in exchange for Rajon Rondo, are premature, according to Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press.

monta ellis

Report: Monta Ellis To Sign With the Mavericks

After opting out of the last year of his deal in Milwaukee that would have paid him $11 million next season, Monta Ellis appears to have found a home in Dallas.


Twitter Reacts After Nick Young Signs With The Lakers

Since the end of the July moratorium has arrived, players have been signing contracts left and right.


Report: Andrei Kirilenko Signs With The Nets


NBA writer Peter Vecsey broke the news first today on Twitter, and it was soon confirmed that the Brooklyn Nets have bagged another excellent player by landing Andrei Kirilenko for substantially less than what he would have made if he opted-in for another year in Minnesota.

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